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In this episode of Smith Business Close-Up with the Smith School, host Jeff Salkin sits down with Michael Faulkender to talk about tax reforms.
Organizations of all sizes need more of the entrepreneurial spirit that pervades the University of Maryland, PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi said March 25, 2015, during CEO@Smith at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. “People often think that entrepreneurship is about the little guy, the garage tinkerer -- David going out to battle against Goliath,” Nooyi told a packed auditorium of about 400 faculty, staff and students. “I say 'no'. I think that view of entrepreneurship is incomplete.”
Smith economics professor Peter Morici comes from a family of sales professionals. "My father and uncles all sold life insurance," he tells ABC 7 News in Washington, D.C. Their advice to Morici was to avoid politics and religion when talking to customers. Morici says Starbucks has broken this rule with its "Race
Andy Burness, MBA ’81, knows how to keep employees happy. On four occasions his public relations firm has been named one of the “best places to work” in Washington, D.C., by either The Washington Post or Washingtonian. In this guest column, he shares 10 rules for how to build employee engagement while retaining and growing satisfied clients. Read more