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2014-05-01 12:30:02

CHICAGO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new book by best-selling author Rich Horwath shows managers and leaders how to think strategically and to effectively implement a strategy to grow their business and to, as his title suggests, Elevate. Recent studies on leadership by the Wall Street Journal and Chief Executive Magazine have found that the #1 ranked, most valued skill in leaders today is strategic thinking. But only 3 out of 10 managers are strategic. Horwath, CEO of Strategic...

2013-10-31 23:25:30

Strategy leaders will gather at the New York Marriott Downtown Hotel on December 5 & 6 for the Strategic Planning Innovation Summit, hosted by Innovation Enterprise. The summit will explore the burning issues surrounding strategy and planning, with interactive presentations, workshops and panel sessions. New York City, New York (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 With 200 industry giants in attendance the Strategic Planning Innovation Summit is the largest of its kind to date. The summit will...

2009-08-13 14:42:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporate America beware: beach bums may not just be soaking up surf and sun this summer. They may be ineffective managers silently sinking your organization's productivity. A new study of 154 companies conducted by Harris Interactive found that only 3 out of every 10 managers are strategic. But the need for strategic leaders was recently evidenced by research from CEO Magazine showing that strategic thinking is the #1 most valued skill in leaders today....


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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