Right now, too many Americans are working long days for less pay than they deserve. That's partly because we've failed to update overtime regulations for years -- and an exemption meant for highly paid, white collar employees now leaves out workers making as little as $23,660 a year -- no matter how many hours they work.
I have a confession to make. As hard as I have tried to unplug, the last thing I do before I go to sleep is check my phone. The first thing I do when I wake up is -- you guessed it -- check my phone.
Big doesn't begin to describe the amount of data the world generates in a day. In fact, Ernst & Young reports that the world creates as much data in 10 minutes as in all of human history up until the year 2003.
Some investors are wary of betting their chances on a product that the federal government still labels as a Schedule 1 substance. The disparate federal and state laws create an environment of uncertainty that make many investors rightfully nervous.
There is an enormous gap between the promise in the marketing message and the actual product or service delivered. I believe the key to solving this problem is going back to leadership and corporate culture.
The crux of the problem when it comes to reporting unclaimed property: It's impossible to be guarded and careful about something you don't even know exists, and of course it's much easier to steal something if you know that it does.
Bernie has been there with us every time, fighting for fairness, for environmental justice, for voting rights and getting big money out of politics. Bernie is there for criminal justice reform and a path to citizenship for 20 million immigrants. Bernie realizes that workers' rights in the U.S. remain under attack and near the bottom of the world's democracies.
In real estate investing, there are two strategies that are geared toward short term profits and fast turns.
Once again, we will joyfully celebrate the birth of an independent nation. However, for millions of American families, financial independence is just a distant dream. New entrepreneurs are our primary hope for creating more jobs and reinvigorating a prosperous middle class.
Today's audiences don't have time to read articles that don't immediately capture their interest. Before publishing or syndicating your article, make sure your title is in perfect shape. Invest the time necessary to go through multiple revisions and polish those headlines to perfection.
I couldn't agree more. Whatever business you're in, it may be time to get ahead of the curve and think about increases in minimum wages or a more equitable way to share profits with employees.
Burn-out is completely normal--but that doesn't make it pleasant. We all experience burn-out at some point.
In order to be a successful company you must create an environment that encourages the contribution and open sharing of information.
If the eye-rolling and heavy sighs of impatient customers waiting for the cashier to process your stack of coupons leave you utterly mortified, extreme couponing might not be for you. But, that doesn't mean you should avoid couponing altogether.
I know, intellectually, that failure is part of life. But it's not something I've had much experience with. My life has never been messy, or far from the beaten path, or out of synch with my own expectations for myself.
I used to look at people like that with a mixture of admiration and annoyance. Then one day I asked myself, what are they doing that is different?
Many of us have a tendency to shy away from the spotlight. It might be that we have blocks around standing in our power and putting ourselves forward as experts. Often we would prefer to quietly work in the background and let others be the ones to step forward.