Some people say it is a waste of water, while others say it's a publicity stunt. Some people have criticized the campaign by associating it with "slacktivism." Why throw a bucket of ice water over your head when you can simply donate the money straight to the organization?
Some doctors seem to have embraced the airlines' model for doing business -- you know, the one where they now charge fees for things they used to just do for free.
If you're a recent college graduate, or know one, the phrase "I don't know what I want to do!" may be familiar. Many 2014 graduates are still pounding the pavement to find that first opportunity.
Capturing someone's attention and getting them to do exactly what you want isn't about being the loudest or shiniest one in the room. It's about saying precisely what needs to be said, and not one word more. It's about calculated brevity. And if you study today's top celebrities, you'll see: it's an art form.
It follows the return of the Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger (melted Cheddar) and Pretzel Pub Chicken (Muenster cheese) to Wendy's menu.
For the last year, my commute was a grueling 20 feet. I showed up to work early to fight for the best parking spot (location: the couch...opponent: my dog) and put in a solid 8 hours of work (also consisting of naps, laundry, and video games). I work from home (WFH), and I'm a lot better at it now than I used to be.
Even a slacker can be debt-free. Here's how.
For the uninitiated, a POS system is simply a computerized network operated by a main computer and linked to several checkout terminals. Cloud based systems have moved that main computer off site, typically to a number of servers hosted and maintained by a third party service.
Targeting the correct group of consumers is critical to successful frand development. Attempting to launch a marketing campaign to target everyone is not an effective strategy. Focus on the specific traits that determine the ideal consumer for your business.
With their laid back attitude and multitasking approach, the tech-savvy Gen Y might be the hardest generation yet to manage in a corporate environment. Organizational psychologist Kathy Turner offers insight on how to optimize the performance of your Gen Y workers.
The few days before a brainstorm session begins -- the "incubation time" -- is often the difference between brilliance and boredom. Unfortunately, most companies don't get this.
As an owner of a small business, you're busy selling and servicing customers. You spend a lot of time on the phone and on email, taking care of business. This time isn't optional. Things at the bottom of your to-do list don't get done, and that includes blogging. This is why small business blogs fail. There's no time.
Where ever you work: be it in an office, a factory, in sales, or even a library, we all were the new person at some point in our career. Weathering out a tough situation is never a comfortable proposition, but it is part of the human condition.
Technology is not an alien force. It's the product of human action, human culture, and human choices. When we create our future, we recreate ourselves. That's the real task before us now.
My vision is of workplaces -- and a world -- where men and women lead and succeed together. My focus is on gender diversity in leadership of the business world. My vision will occur when leaders recognize the value of both "masculine" and "feminine" ways of working and leading and create workplaces that leverage the strengths of both.
It takes incredible fortitude to bring something new like this into the world. Many people don't like to see the status quo challenged and tend to attack game changers -- often unreasonably and before they have all the information.