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Washington Business Report: June 8, 2014

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Skills of successful managers

Washington Business Report roundtable

Spicy chicken restaurant grows into DC

South Africa-based Nando’s Peri-Peri has chosen the Washington DC region as its latest U.S. hub. The chicken restaurant is growing by leaps and bounds, and that can be a challenge for the U.S. CEO Burton Heiss. Yet, as Rebecca Cooper found out in this week’s One on One interview, the company’s business philosophy is the recipe for smooth growth.

Are you manager material?

Understanding what it takes to be a manager is not always easy. Too often, businesses confuse technical expertise with management potential—often to disastrous results. Workplace expert Mary Abbajay of Careerstone Group talks about essential skills every manager must have to be successful in today’s workplace.

Jobs and wealth in the DC region

This week’s round table discussion with Barry Glassman, President of Glassman Wealth Services, and Bill Ridenour, President of John Marshall Bank, revolves around June job numbers and the housing market in the DC region.

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