Subscribe for Tips for Work:

Quick Links

ACUMEN LEARNING

Contact Us

About Us

Career

TRAINING SOLUTIONS

FOR INDIVIDUALS

Online Training

FOR ORGANIZATIONS

On-Site Courses

Virtual Training

Sales Training

Online Learning

GET CERTIFIED

Certification Program

The only thing we do is business acumen training.

Acumen Learning

240 North Orem Blvd. Orem, UT 84057, US

  • White Facebook Icon
  • White Instagram Icon
  • White Twitter Icon
  • White LinkedIn Icon

801-224-5444

Copyright © Acumen Learning. All rights reserved.

ARTICLES

PlayButton.png

<      1       2       3       4       

RICHARD BRANSON: THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN GROSS & NET

Consider this — Richard Branson is not your average entrepreneur.

GETTING ON THE SAME PAGE

So often in our attempts to get on the same page, we overlook the fact that organizations — like books — have many different pages.

THE CHALLENGE OF BEING FUNCTIONALLY BRILLIANT

You and I both know plenty of bright colleagues and peers who have years of experience and know everything there is to know about their particular function — HR, operations, marketing, sales, engineering, or some other role — but who would rather have a root canal than to have to give an opinion or interpretation of the company's latest financial results.

BUSINESS ACUMEN: FIVE THING YOU CAN DO TO IMPROVE CASH

What do they say about cash? "Cash is King! Cash is a company's oxygen supply," and our favorite from Al Shugart, "Cash is more important than your mother."

BUSINESS ACUMEN: DOING THE "RIGHT" THINGS REALLY WELL

Too often in careers, people become narrow in their perspective — entrenched in their roles.

BUSINESS ACUMEN: NO MARGIN... NO MISSION

Established in 1951 in the aftermath of World War II, Japan Airlines came to symbolize Japan's post war recovery with this aspiring mission statement: We will not only transport people and goods to their respective destinations safely and on time, but will also brin gpeoples, their cultures and their hearts closer together as our contribution to world peace and prosperity.

WATCH THIS... DELETE

Acumen Learning has surveyed thousands of people and asked about their internal customers (the people they work with or serve within organization).

THE PETER MCCLELLAN SHOW | RADIO INTERVIEW

Special guest Kevin Cope, author of Seeing the Big Picture, joins the Think on Agus podcast to talk about the importance of developing business acumen.

SMALL BUSINESS ADVOCATE SHOW

Special guest Kevin Cope, author of Seeing the Big Picture, joins the Small Business Advocate podcast to talk about the importance of developing business acumen.

BRAINSTORMING 1400 AM KKZZ

Special guest Kevin Cope, author of Seeing the Big Picture, joins the Brainstorming podcast to talk about the importance of developing business acumen.

MASTERING YOUR MONEY

Special guest Kevin Cope, author of Seeing the Big Picture, joins the Mastering your Money podcast to talk about the importance of developing business acumen.

THE JOB RADIO SHOW 960 AM

Special guest Kevin Cope, author of Seeing the Big Picture, joins the J.O.B. Show podcast to talk about the importance of developing business acumen.

THE CRANKY MIDDLE MANAGER SHOW #315 INCREASE YOUR BUSINESS ACUMEN

Wayne Turmel welcomes Kevin Cope, author of Seeing the Big Picture — Business Acumen to Build Your Credibility, Career and Company.

I SERIOUSLY DO NOT CARE

There's not one person in your company that's can't make a difference.

ANTICIPATION AND INNOVATION

Most businesses try to satisfy customer needs and expectation.

KEVIN COPE ON BUSINESS INSANITY TALK RADIO

Barry Moltz invites Kevin Cope, author of Seeing the Big Picture, onto the show to talk about business acumen.

TEAM WORK AT ACUMEN LEARNING

After many years of hard work, Kevin Cope's new book, "Seeing the Big pIcture" has arrived.

BIRTHDAY TAKE DOWN

Kevin Cope, the owner of Acumen Learning, has the tradition of a company dog pile for each employee birthday boy.

EMPLOYEES CONNECTING WITH CUSTOMERS

Harvard Business Review recently described that business competition used to be like traditional theater, where the actors had clearly defined roles, and the customers paid for their tickets and passively watched what takes place on stage.

STEVE JOBS WAS CRAZY

"Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers."

DIVISION OF LABOR, UNITY OF PURPOSE

So often in our attempts to get on the same page, we overlook the fact that organizations — like books — have many different pages.

SOMEONE WHO THINKS BUSINESS FIRST

Some VP over at Netflix has had it with HR not getting it.

HOW TO IMPACT CASH

Cash is fuel.

SEEING THE BIG PICTURE

We understand our jobs.

PEOPLE. OUR GREATEST ASSET?

Each time I present the asset portion of our Building Business Acumen course one of the participants will usually suggest, "in our company people are our greatest asset."

BUSINESS ACUMEN JOB POSTINGS SURGE

Employers like Google, Microsoft, American Express, and GE to name just a few, are increasingly looking to hire people with business acumen — and it's not just the finance departments that are looking for business savvy employees.

CLO: TALENT MANAGEMENT FORUM FEEDBACK

If you've read our last two posts you are well aware that Kevin Cope gets raving feedback whenever he has an opportunity to speak.

98 ASTD COMMENTS

We've received Kevin Cope's "ASTD 2010 International Conference & Exposition Session Evaluation Summary Report"

SHRM TOP RATED SPEAKER!

The SHRM 2010 Annual Conference & Exposition featured more than 150 breakout sessions featuring leading experts speaking on some of the most important HR topics, including talent management, legislative compliance, strategic HR practices, and global HR issues.

RAM CHARAN: MANAGING IN TOUGH TIMES

Ram Charan speaks about his new book Leadership in the Era of Economic Uncertainty

BUSINESS ACUMEN LETTER FOR CISCO

We deliver business acumen training live and in-person for the majority of our clients, but our newest Business Acumen client is Cisco and in true Cisco fashion, we're delivering the training virtually using Cisco's WebEx platform.

LAUNCH: ACUMENLEARNING.COM

We just launched a redesign of the acumenlearning.com website.

MICROSOFT WORLDWIDE PARTNER CONFERENCE

Acumen Learning's CEO, Kevin Cope has been invited to share his thoughts and ideas with Microsoft's partners.

ACUMEN IN ACTION #3 | CASH

Cash is the oxygen supply.

ACMEN IN ACTION #11 | EFFICIENCIES

The true business is efficiency.

ACUMEN IN ACTION #7 | PEOPLE

The center of business and success.

KEVIN COPE AND BEN COOK TO SPEAK AT SHRM 2018

Acumen Learning is pleased to announce that CEO Kevin Cope and President Ben Cook will both be presenting sessions at the 2018 SHRM conference in Chicago on June 17-19, 2018, alongside keynote speakers Nobel prize laureate Malala Yousafzai and NY Times Bestselling author and professor Adam Grant.

<      1       2       3       4