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Warren Strugatch
Warren Strugatch is a writer, speaker and consultant based in Stony Brook, NY. He covers economic development, global business, management and marketing.

Could McDonald’s’ Zero-Margin Advertising Deal with Omnicom Completely Change the Ad Game?

When McDonald’s decided to consolidate its nearly $1 billion annual advertising business with Omnicom Group in late summer, severing its relationship with longtime incumbent Leo Burnett, the restaurant giant reportedly required Omnicom to sign a contract that went well beyond the usual agency concessions. Industry buzz was that Omnicom must now create a new agency dedicated to the account and move its headquarters to Chicago.

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How to Prepare Now for the Overtime Final Rule this Winter

A new Labor Department regulation known as the Overtime Final Rule will effectively double minimum salary requirements for hourly workers, starting December 1. Employers should start now to properly classify workers in advance of the new regulations to avoid unnecessary salary increases and ensure workers are doing their jobs effectively.

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Insider Tips for C-Level Summertime Entertaining

Whether it’s at the golf course or your summer retreat, at a country club reception or the VIP chalet your firm is hosting, summertime brings an uptick in business-related social activities. Here are some tips on how to maximize C-level summertime entertaining and have a good time while still conducting business. 

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8 Characteristics of Great Teams, in Sports and Business

Long-time Sports Illustrated associate editor turned business consultant Don Yaeger studies high performers in sports for lessons in business leadership. Recently he conducted more than 100 interviews with some of the greatest team-builders in sports and business. From those interviews he wrote “Great Teams: 16 Things High Performing Organizations Do Differently.”  He spoke with Chief Executive about how great coaches develop championship organizations.

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