Health Care Reform,
Affordable Care Act,
Anthem Blue Cross,
Blue Cross Blue Shield,
Health Insurance Reform,
As I wrote last week, one of the nation's biggest employers -- Boeing -- is pioneering a concept in providing health care benefits to its employees that eliminates insurance companies as middlemen. What Boeing is doing represents a seismic shift in health care financing and delivery that potentially...
Recover From Failure,
Small Business News
Failure is -- and should be -- a natural part of business ownership.
Canada's oilpatch is basking in an extended sweet spot of sorts. Commodity prices aren't spiking in a way that's sure to sink the global economy, nor are they plumbing depths that would force small producers out of business and big players to start tightening their belts and cutting jobs. The...
2014 UN Climate Summit,
Seoul Climate Change,
Seoul Solar Energy,
Seoul South Korea,
South Korea Climate Change,
South Korea Environment,
South Korea Solar Energy,
Committed to building a city that is safe from the threat of power crises, self-sufficient in energy and responsible for its energy use, we are exploring ways to generate energy in an eco-friendly and sustainable way. For example, we are installing mini-photovoltaic power stations on the rooftops of school buildings, apartments, and other structures, taking the maximum advantage of our high population and building density.
There is a sequence to growth, an implicit order. Consecutive development activities are initiated and concluded by the forward and aft positions. We look out to discover opportunities and threats to our growth before we may streamline our actions...
Food For Thought,
In the seafood trade, you can reassert your civic right, whether chef or consumer, to know what you are buying, where it is from and how the fish you want was harvested, or raised. Still, your rights are only real if exercised.
Women frequently do not have the same level of support or development opportunities that men enjoy -- because they lack peers and mentors. Here are some tips I share with the female executives I coach, as they climb the corporate ladder.
As leaders, we usually end up at that crossroads where we have that one opportunity to close the deal, to persuade -- the meeting with our boss, the presentation to the Board of Directors, or the pitch to our customer.
Jobs' real genius was that he had learned how to see and he operated with an understanding of and empathy for the people who would become future users of Apple products -- devices like the iPad that would 'make our heart sing.'
Workforce Innovation And Opportunity Act,
National Fund For Workforce Solutions,
At a time when the dysfunction in Washington, D.C. is at its highest and public approval of Congress is at its lowest, it is heartening to see some renewed focus on significant workforce development issues.
Save The Internet,
End Of Internet,
End Of The Internet,
Future Of The Internet,
The challenger countries will once again try, as they did last December in Dubai, to wrest control from the coalition of stakeholders that has been governing the Internet under a contract with the U.S. government. If they succeed it will be the end of the world as we know it. There will be no Internet. There will be many nets: ChinaNet, Euronet, maybe Deutsche Net and France net and Brazil Net and Russia Net. It will resemble the world before the Internet with many private networks and a constant challenge of interconnection.
How To Quit a Job,
How To Start a Business,
Quitting Your Job,
Last time, I wrote about how traveling the road between employment and entrepreneurship is just one way to grow and develop as a person; to connect with the essence of who you are.
People are the main and the most important resource of each company. For achieving great results each leader needs to have a motivation strategy to create and maintain the spirit of enthusiasm among employees
While the U.S. economy is seeing significant growth, economies in neighboring countries, Canada and Mexico, are doing also well. In Canada, rising exports and consumer spending have translated into better growth.
In Henry V, poet William Shakespeare, wrote "Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more." This message of perseverance is one that has proven to be utterly timeless, and even hundreds of years later is still extremely relevant. This particular message is one that we all must remember when it comes to escaping the confines of the "Rat Race."
Senator Dick Durbin,
By buying out a foreign company and using it as a tax haven, companies that "invert" don't move abroad in any real sense, and continue to benefit from America's infrastructure, education system, security and large consumer market.
McDonald's goes to the McWell one more time tomorrow, kicking off another round of its Monopoly game promotion. Actually, a Pre-Promotion Sweepstakes lasts for one week beginning September 23, with the full Monopoly game set to launch on September 30. Menus are not the only thing that McDonald's is capable...
Even though the Fed is moving to reduce its purchase of bonds, it indicates it will keep interest rates at near zero indefinitely. Fed Chairman Janet Yellen is clearly more concerned about slow growth and modest labor market gains than about inflation or increased financial instability.
The office workplace is riddled with interruptions from ringing phones, dinging emails, and reminders going off from every device imaginable.. The best of us manage to hang on to fleeting moments where we actually work on our primary job, but have reluctantly accepted our new position as C.E.P. - Chief Email Processor.
Kate Swann is a digital and innovation executive who specializes in growing creative organizations and managing cross-functional teams and clients. She is currently COO at Blue State Digital, a digital and technology agency that works to mobilize communities on behalf of nonprofits, brands and advocacy groups-- most notably...