Some businesses just don’t get the message. Training is the difference between success and failure. If your staff aren’t trained as well as your competitors, you’re in trouble. More to the point, your business simply can’t perform at its best, which means that lack of training is directly costing you money. Particularly important is customer service training, which is your primary interface with your market. Get that wrong, and there is no business.
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Liberty Media Corp. Chairman Gregory B. Maffei crowned as this year's highest-paid executive in the Wall Street Journal's latest survey which was released some time ago. Maffei, reportedly received total direct compensation before tax amounting to USD87, 1 million during 2009. The amount is four times higher than its earnings in 2008.
After Maffei, in second place there is the Chief Executive Officer Larry Ellison of Oracle's total compensation this year reached USD68, 6 million. Ellison main income comes from ownership of shares valued at USD61, 9 million. Another executive who signed the list of highest-paid CEO Ray Irani, chairman of Occidental Petroleum Corp.. His position was shifted to third with a total salary amount of USD52, 2 million. The amount of income considered adequate Irani Occidental reflect performance in the last year which was considered improved compared to previous years. And last October the oil company's shareholders have agreed to cut executive compensation for a maximum of three quarters of the previous salary.
Malaysia has a rich man by Forbes Magazine Malaysia 2010, Robert Kuok. The magazine noted, Robert wealth reached U.S. $ 14.5 billion this year. Malaysian tycoon was a business in various fields, ranging from enterprise rice, sugar, shipping services, real estate and media. In 2007, he also went into palm oil companies resulting from the merger of Indonesia and Singapore, Wilmar International which carried his nephew.
Mark Zuckerberg was selected as Person of the Year 2010 version of Time magazine. Men face up social networking inventor was featured as the cover of Time magazine latest edition. Zuckerberg, 26, is a young leader who in recent years has been able to influence the world community via Facebook. Time in his press conference was to say, good or bad up, the inventor as well as its founder Mark Zuckerberg has contributed greatly to the advancement of information technology.