Make any decision-making group more effective by limiting membership to seven. Once you have more than seven in the group, each additional member reduces decision effectiveness by 10%, say the authors of Decide & Deliver: 5 Steps to Breakthrough Performance in Your Organization.
Do you have a personal USP? That would be a unique selling proposition, or something you offer that no one else does. Apple and Trader Joe’s have USPs. At their retail stores, people line up for products not found anywhere else.
— Adapted from “Inside Trader Joe’s,” Beth Kowitt, Fortune.
Best hotels in Europe. In its guide to top European hotels for executives, CNBC Business says it emphasizes design “because design is simply service applied to amenities.” Top three: Mama Shelter in Paris, Roomers in Frankfurt and The Hoxton Hotel in London.
— Adapted from “Europe’s 25 Best Hotels for Business," CNBC Business.