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Leading Your People to Win! Using the Entrepreneurial Operating System’s Leadership + Management = Accountability Tool Could your leaders benefit from understanding a few simple tools that help them manage and lead their people more effectively? Good employees are promoted to management because they were great at their job being an individual contributor. After becoming a manager, the skills they used to excel before no longer work so well because now you must get things done through other people and hold them accountable for completing their tasks. In entrepreneurial companies, it’s hard to
Walmart Investing In American Jobs

Walmart Is Investing In American Jobs

Walmart has pledged to purchase $250 billion in products made, sourced or grown in the U.S. to support the creation of American jobs. “We believe we can create more American jobs by supporting more American manufacturing,” Walmart. By investing in products that support American jobs, Walmart can continue to play a role in accelerating the growth of U.S. manufacturing. This year Walmart will be hosting the U.S. Manufacturing 5 th “Open Call” for merchandising items. The event is open to both current and potential Walmart suppliers and will be hosted at the corporate offices on June 13, 2018, in
Power to Potential

2016 Power to Potential Recap

2016 Power to Potential WBCS’ annual Power to Potential event was held at the Sheraton Dallas on November 8, 2016. The day started with pre-arranged matchmaker meetings, giving WBE members the chance to have one-on-one face time to discuss long-term procurement activities with potential buyers. The room was filled with positive energy and reports of very productive conversations! Following the meetings we gathered for the luncheon and annual meeting. WBCS President, Debbie Hurst welcomed the attendees and reported on WBCS’ 2016 achievements. Most notable from Hurst’s report was the wow-worthy