Google is a forward-looking company. But are they looking forward to, and planning for, the now-unavoidable impacts of climate change as they design new multi-billion dollar infrastructure investments? Are the rest of us?
Like many women my age, my experience with sexism at work has not been defined by overt actions but by insinuations, subtly gender-specific suggestions and bad advice couched as compliments about how "young I look."
For Josh Madden, it might be understandable if he paid less attention to his social media followers than to a gone-in-a-minute Snapchat message. Even though he's constantly on the go, Josh Madden doesn't take for granted his more than 47,500 Twitter followers and his nearly 24,000 Instagram followers.
Peanut allergies are a real and growing problem with allergies to peanuts having more than quadrupled in the U.S. in the 13 years prior to 2010. This trend is worrisome to not only healthcare professionals, but also to the parents of children who suffer from peanut allergies.
Therefore, we need individuals, teams, and institutions that are able to maneuver effectively across and between the nonprofit, for-profit and government sectors.
Some of the fastest growing and most successful brands out there have recently employed innovative tactics to discourage shoplifting, largely harnessing the power of consumer psychology.
Video game makers are constantly forced to reinvent their products, services and even core value propositions on a regular basis. Consumer products makers, manufacturers, retailers and businesses in virtually any category would do well to follow their lead.
Every business owner should at least consider using independent contractors in some fashion in her company. Here are 10 concrete suggestions to help you avoid the most common pitfalls of using independent contractors so that you can protect your company.
Whether we realize it or not we are constantly pitching. We are pitching our ideas to colleagues, projects to clients or elevator pitches to others at networking events. How do you speak so people will listen?
Brands and agencies are acting like publishers and publishers are acting like agencies and brands. This is not a moral argument about the "separation of church and state" between the media and advertisers.
In the case of great products, a user may go a lifetime without realizing the brilliance of the intuitive simplicity of the products. In the case of people, a genuine observation and sharing of what makes people great is the fuel to their motivation engine.
The bottom line is you can't really save too much, only too little. So use all the savings and investing vehicles available to you, including both an IRA and your 401(k), to save as much as you can, as early as you can -- and, at the same time, get the maximum tax break. You won't regret it.
Someone is going to profit from rehab work, and the more work necessary the greater the potential profit. However, too many investors let their potential profits flow down to their contractors and repair companies.
It's six weeks until T-Day. That's Tax Day for those of you who haven't given much thought to the yearly deadline. While we're not quite there yet, crunch time is just around the corner -- unless you start gathering your materials and making some serious strides today.
I'm a big believer in the value of interns. I've gone to different graduate schools and looked through databases of student resumes, searching for people who could help me do market research, financial analysis and other projects. It's one of the smartest moves a business can make.
I am now clear on my goals for this year, what I want my business to look like at the end of the year, and in a few years, and about how I want to take better care of myself and spend my time when I'm not working.
I get it. On the one hand you say, "I know I need help managing the details and leveraging my time." But on the other, handing off more to your personal assistant takes time and effort too -- especially in the beginning as you train him or her.
Although we live in a knowledge economy, organizations no longer pay a premium for what employees already know, but rather, for what they are capable of knowing.