BEIJING -- China's enhanced transparency lends an excuse for some to sensationalize the "China Threat." In fact, China has reiterated that it's an internationally accepted practice to showcase advanced weapons and equipment in a parade. It is a reflection of the level of military modernization which signals a positive energy that China will maintain world peace together with others and it is not directed against any other country.
Most research out there tells people that they're being observed. Heck, most research out there goes and blatantly asks people why they make the decisions they make.
Routines are great for getting us out of bed in the morning and keeping the momentum alive. We know exactly what to do and when. But what about creativity in this busy predictable time?
Being the CEO of a startup is one of the most rewarding and painful experiences someone can go through. While it's rewarding to lead a team, create a vision, and inspire others, it comes with its costs.
For many of us, the biggest threat to the continued growth of our businesses isn't changes in the marketplace or even our competitors. It's ourselves.
The Ashley Madison hack is putting the notion that "any press is good press" to the test. While the fall out clutters courtrooms around the country, the core brand of Ashley Madison will illustrate how a brand dies in the digital age.
Copeland's story has played out in the rarefied field of tutus and pointe shoes, but the lessons about sponsorship are crucial for anyone who wants to succeed in their chosen career. Furthermore, as Copeland has shown, they're especially important for black women who aspire to leadership positions in the corporate world.
Nature is a powerful and resilient force we must respect and appreciate. It is resilient in that we can -- and sadly do -- pump tons of pollution into the atmosphere. We deluge our rivers and streams with pollution. Our oceans are virtually awash of plastic and waste
I've always hated asking for raises. It's like asking your father for money (and yes, in most industries it's still usually a man you're asking). If they say no, you're not loved. I do remember one new boss from early in my career offering me a significant raise.
With frequent travels to many different types of organizations, there's one thing I notice first when walking the hallways, presenting at meetings, or being greeted by the receptionist. That's the level of employee happiness and general satisfaction. I refer to this internal corporate barometer as an organization's "Happiness Index."
If the U.S. economy really is getting stronger, why are U.S. stock markets so volatile? The broad answer: the economy is much more than the stock market, and vice versa.
While books are the best source material for continuing your business education, you may be on a tight budget if you're an entrepreneur or potential small business owner.
They've been described as flexibility-loving, passion-driven, and constantly plugged in. Different than our Boomer customers: traditional, appreciating face-to-face contact, and exhibiting a just another cog-in-the-wheel mentality.
The success of any business is a combination of several defining factors including quality of the product or service, competition level, team competency and more. Amongst these, clear communication is arguably one of the most important.
Us poor financial advisors sometimes get a bad wrap! We are made out to be less than honest in many commercials, advertisements and frankly by our own kind. But some of us aspire to be professionals.
The transformation of the South by international industry has picked up speed. In 1974, there were only 19 foreign-owned manufacturers in Tennessee.