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Marty Zwilling


How to Find Your Business Leadership Blind Spots

Marty Zwilling | April 20, 2014 | Business
Leaders need to provide an opportunity for others to offer additional input and, in particular, dissenting views. Often, the final moments of discussions are the richest, as people will wait until that time to surface what is really important to them.
Sara Rix


Unemployed For The Long-Term: It Doesn't Seem To Get Any Better

Sara Rix | April 20, 2014 | Fifty
He remembers the exact date -- November 30, 2008. That is when Hue Galloway of New Britain, Connecticut was laid off with just a week's notice from his job repairing printers and computers throughout the state. His annual evaluations, he said, had been good -- 30 years of experience and 'never a bad review,' but that didn't keep him from being let go without any real explanation.
Judith E. Glaser


Change Management: 4 Factors That Distinguish Successes From Failures

Judith E. Glaser | April 20, 2014 | Business
By Judith E. Glaser Many MANAGEMENT GURUS, ACADEMICS and CEOs are writing on change, yet there is a difference between theory and actual change. If you are entrusted to make change happen, run a division, have a strategic HR role or are...
Umar Lee

Why Progressives Should Think Twice About Embracing Uber and Lyft

Umar Lee | April 19, 2014 | Business
St. Louis is already a city that has lost so many good-paying blue-collar jobs. Lyft and Uber are part of the Walmartization of America: part-time workers earning fast-food wages. These drivers are in a very real sense akin to scab workers, and like the companies they drive for, represent regression and not progression.
Vivek Wadhwa


The Rise of Big Data Brings Tremendous Possibilities and Frightening Perils

Vivek Wadhwa | April 19, 2014 | Technology
There is no doubt that data analytics will one day help to improve health care and crime detection, design better products, and improve traffic patterns and agricultural yields. My concern is about how we will one day use all the data we are gathering -- and the skeletons it will uncover.
Dr. Peggy Drexler


Not All Women Get to Decide Between Opting Out and Leaning In

Dr. Peggy Drexler | April 19, 2014 | Women
In the ongoing Mommy Wars, the stay-at-home mother has been, at turns, revered and demonized. But there's a third reality that rarely enters the discussion: Moms whose choices to do one or the other -- stay home or return to work -- are not really choices at all.
Laura Dunn


Women in Business Q&A: Samantha Nicholson, Co-Founder and SVP of Salmon Social

Laura Dunn | April 19, 2014 | Business
Samantha is the co-founder and SVP of Salmon Social, a new social media app. Samantha graduated with a degree in advertising from the University of Colorado with a minor in international media. Throughout her college career, she worked with various professionals from advertising agencies including Crispin, Porter +...
Don McNay


Small Business Owners: How Many Missed Taking the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit?

Don McNay | April 19, 2014 | Small Business
A Kentucky professional who owns his own business found that he missed getting the Health Care Tax Credit. For the past four years! Since the credit is worth 35 percent of what he is paying in health insurance, his business lost out on about $40,000.
Jim Pugh


5 Lessons Startup Founders Can Learn from Salsa Dancing

Jim Pugh | April 18, 2014 | Business
Whether you're launching a startup or taking up salsa dancing, you're going to have your work cut out for you. These lessons will come in handy while you're still fumbling around in the dark -- and even help you find your groove.
Max Benavidez


How Good Do You Want to Be?

Max Benavidez | April 18, 2014 | Business
I recently picked up a copy of Paul Arden's 2003 book, It's Not How Good You Are, It's How Good You Want to Be. I've heard of this book and seen quotes from it here and there but I've never read it or rather, experienced it, until now. Arden, who...
Brian Schreiner

Is the Stock Market Rigged?

Brian Schreiner | April 18, 2014 | Business
In this post, I address the assertion by Michael Lewis during his 60 Minutes interview and in his new book, "Flash Boys," that the market is "rigged" by high-frequency traders.
Lisa Parkin


Instagram for Business: Engaging Content Ideas

Lisa Parkin | April 18, 2014 | Business
Take a look at H&M. About 50,000 of their 2 million fans double-tapped this photo that announced a new line of crop tops.
Robert L. Cavnar


Four Years After the Blowout... Has Anything Changed?

Robert L. Cavnar | April 18, 2014 | Green
Beyond the obvious effects of this massive oil spill, and the ongoing court battle between the government, plaintiffs, and BP, the question needs to be asked: After the worst offshore blowout in US history, did we learn anything?
Kari Warberg Block

Creating a Kinder Earth

Kari Warberg Block | April 18, 2014 | Business
Earth Day comes once a year, but every day should be seen as a celebration of this amazing planet we call home.
Jonathan Weiler


Mark Emmert's Clown Show

Jonathan Weiler | April 18, 2014 | Sports
The whole interview was an embarrassment, from his insistence that recent changes have nothing to do with the unionization effort, to his pathetic claim that many universities would just go to Division III sports if unions became a reality.
Sarah Fudin

100 Days to Define Branding

Sarah Fudin | April 18, 2014 | Business
"What is that?" -- or a polite nod -- are common reactions when I explain that over the past eight months I've been working toward my Master's in Branding at the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City. I get it; the word "branding" has become business jargon....
Birute Regine


Three Ways to Be a Game Changer

Birute Regine | April 18, 2014 | Business
In day-to-day office politics, the domination game of seeking power and ego boosting is a great distractor from the real work that needs to be done.
Christopher Norris

5 Acronyms Entrepreneurs Can't Afford to Forget

Christopher Norris | April 18, 2014 | Business
Entrepreneurs have a lot on their brains, but not minding the right thing can be disastrous for business. While maintaining the grind, here are five acronyms to keep in mind.
David Jensen


The Hiring Guru: Robert Duggan Billionaire

David Jensen | April 18, 2014 | Business
With my constant thirst for more understanding, I decided to begin studying really successful entrepreneurs, like billionaires, and discover their hiring habits, which built such powerful teams and sharing those idiosyncratic advices.
Richard Schiffman


BP Gets an Anniversary Gift From the Obama Administration

Richard Schiffman | April 18, 2014 | Green
The company whose negligence was responsible for the worst marine oil-spill in history won 43 new leases in the Gulf, which is still fouled by million of gallons of unrecovered crude.
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