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Friday Five Business Briefing – October 1, 2021

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Here’s news you can use in a constantly changing business environment, including how waving cash at remote workers complicates compensation; tips on getting smart about charts; better warehousing without spending lots of money; and more.

  1. Towns complicating CFOs’ compensation models — Towns that wave cash at remote workers raise the stakes when devising a compensation model for a permanently distributed workforce. Read about the latest strategies on compensation.
  2. Get smart about charts — Some data-visualization techniques lead us to assume causality where it doesn’t exist. Learn how to visualize data responsibly and find the real trends.
  1. Better warehousing without a capital expense— Getting back to tried-and-true efficiencies can optimize warehouse ops without costing a lot of money. Brush up on the basics and learn about the “as a service” model.
  2. Meetings to do without and those too legit to quit — Meetings are expensive, so make sure the ones you have are genuinely useful. Discover 6 types of worthwhile meetings. 
  1. Do you have the courage to be a true leader? If you’re willing to peel back the onion and own your uglier layers, you’re on the path to becoming a better leader. Here are 5 ways to lead with emotional courage and get the best out of people.

 

Thank you to our Friday Five sources: CFO Dive, Kellogg Insight, Supply Chain Dive, Ladders and Inc.

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