Cultivating a Culture of Gratitude in Business: Practical Ways to Appreciate Vendors, Staff, Partners, and Competitors

Bulgari is an Italian fashion house known for luxury jewelry, fragrances, and leather goods. Over the years, high-profile clients like Elizabeth Taylor and Ingrid Bergman enhanced the mystique. Prices are on the, shall we say, high side. In 2014, Bulgari sold a bejeweled bottle of Opera Prima perfume for $250,000. Today, their Octo Tourbillon watch…

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Failure isn’t final!

Taken in 1941, it’s one of history’s most iconic photos. Known around the world, the portrait dubbed the Roaring Lion captured the inner strength and indomitable fortitude of Sir Winston Churchill. But ironically, Churchill’s inspiring pose almost didn’t happen. For starters, the photo session did not go well. “You may take one photo,” Churchill told photographer Yousuf Karsh as…

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How Will You Be Remembered?

What do Bob Dylan, Ernst Hemingway, and Jimmy Carter have in common? They are all Nobel Prize winners. Since 1901, the Nobel Foundation has given out awards to the world’s most outstanding achievers in five categories: Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, and Peace. (Economics was added in 1968.) So far, just under a thousand highly influential…

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