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Mid-Marketers Must “Shake Up” the Way They Do Business to Grow Further

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The middle market contributes vitally to our economy, whether it’s being responsible for trillions of dollars worth of output or creating millions of jobs. For these businesses to continue to grow, however, business leaders need to adapt to today’s dynamic environment.

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How to Shape Your Company’s Culture to Support Your Organizational Goals

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The No. 1 way culture gets shaped is by leaders modeling the behavior they want to engender in the organization. It's not a program that gets implemented; rather, it is built through everyday actions and messaging. Here are three tips that can help shape a winning culture.

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Forced CEO Turnover Is Higher Among Companies With Weak Succession Plans, Survey Says

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Companies that do not plan their CEO successions face greater chances for forced CEO turnovers, which translates into $1.8 billion in lost shareholder value, according to Strategy&.

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How Walmart CEO Doug McMillon Believes Business Can Shape Society

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In this McKinsey article, Walmart CEO Doug McMillion and Senior Vice President Kathy McLaughlin argue that companies have an opportunity to use their scale and expertise to reshape global systems and mitigate complex problems.

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What Business Owners Think About Google’s Plan to Punish Sites That Don’t Look Good on Mobile Phones

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On Tuesday, April 21, Google made a major update to its mobile search algorithm that changed the order in which websites are ranked when users search for something from their phone.

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Membership-Based Delivery Services Are Beginning to Disrupt the $600 Billion-a-Year Grocery Industry

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The cost and complexity of delivering groceries is what ultimately led to the downfall of Webvan and other startups that have tried to disrupt the $600 billion-a-year grocery industry. But a new wave of promising delivery startups are relying on a tried-and-true model to disrupt groceries: membership.

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Amazon Is Upstaging Your Delivery Capabilities With its New Prime Door-to-Door Service

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Amazon has come up with many ways to deliver packages to its premium Prime customers, ranging from very large boxes to drones. Now, the company is looking at delivering directly to your car.

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To Grow, Mid-Marketers Must “Shake Up” the Way They Do Business

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The middle market contributes vitally to our economy, whether it’s being responsible for trillions of dollars worth of output or creating millions of jobs. For these businesses to continue to grow, however, business leaders need to adapt to today’s dynamic environment.

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Middle-Market M&A: Opportunities for Both Buyers and Sellers Continue

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The U.S. economic recovery has helped fuel a recent wave of mergers and acquisitions among mid-market companies, and Deloitte projects that the wave will continue in the months ahead. Yet prospects remain tentative enough that interest rates remain historically low, encouraging potential company buyers.

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Job Growth Is Strongest Among Mid-Market Firms, Study Finds

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Middle-market companies are leading job growth, employing more than 50 million people and making a contribution of nearly $6.2 trillion to the U.S. economy, according to the inaugural Middle Market Power Index by American Express and Dun & Bradstreet.

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Mid-Marketers Want Congress to Take Action on Tax Reform

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If the U.S. middle market—which employs 32 million people—were a country, it would have the 4th largest GDP in the world, according to commercial lender CIT. In addition, it takes in more than $6 trillion in revenues and creates 25% of all U.S. jobs. Based on its size, it would not be difficult for the middle market to effect change, and when it comes to corporate taxes, that’s exactly what the collective group is trying to do.

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Middle Market Firms Struggle to Overcome Healthcare Cost Challenges

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A recent Deloitte survey asked middle-market executives to list their main impediments to U.S. growth. Rising healthcare costs came in second, after government budget challenges. Naturally, these increasing costs affect middle market companies’ overall margins.

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