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Jill Keto, founder of ZoomChess for kids - where kids chess go to learn and play chess online.

Jill is a guest lecturer at University of Washington, Google, and the author of Don't Get Caught With Your Skirt Down: A Practical Girl's Recession Guide, which addresses the collapsing U.S. economy and offers fearless and practical solutions to survive in it (Simon & Schuster). She likes to write, produce video, graphics, and software.

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6 Ways to Kill Your Employee's Productivity

(3) Comments | Posted August 18, 2014 | 11:39 AM

Wondering how to improve your team's employee engagement and productivity at work? An engaged, productive workforce is the lifeblood of company success. But sometimes leaders take the wrong approach and end up harming their workforce culture instead of nurturing it.

1. Yell at your employees.
Yelling creates...

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Too Little, Too Late For Derivatives Oversight

(17) Comments | Posted July 17, 2009 | 4:09 PM

As the Obama administration sets out to reform the over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives market, Wall Street is scrambling to protect its own profits and put a preemptive kibosh on any regulation that could reduce the lucrative transaction fees or expose criminal wrong-doing.

But no matter how many regulators gain oversight in...

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A Resume Is Not Enough: How to Elevate to the Top 1%

(0) Comments | Posted June 4, 2009 | 9:10 PM

The souring economy and rising unemployment need not intimidate people forward-thinking enough to actually protect themselves from it. Those brave enough to face the recession head on, and go above and beyond to advance their careers creatively will thrive.

A recession survivor and personal friend of mine recently said...

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Recession Trend Tracker: What's Hot, What's Not

(0) Comments | Posted February 16, 2009 | 8:17 PM

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Inflation: Why Investing in Yellow Could Save Your Portfolio

(12) Comments | Posted February 12, 2009 | 1:09 PM

On TV, you have to boil down answers into the shortest, most concise sound bites. Right now, my favorite sound bite is "Invest in Yellow: Corn, Wheat and Gold". Some people might be scratching their heads and questioning why this is sound money advice.

First of all, gold has outperformed...

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Recession Trend Tracker: What's Hot, What's Not

(1) Comments | Posted February 3, 2009 | 4:46 PM

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Recession Trend Tracker: What's Hot, What's Not

(3) Comments | Posted January 26, 2009 | 10:25 AM

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Recession Trend Tracker: What's Hot, What's Not

(2) Comments | Posted January 18, 2009 | 6:58 PM

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Recession Trend Tracker: What's Hot, What's Not

(0) Comments | Posted January 12, 2009 | 1:57 PM

"Charticle" featuring highlights from this week in the Economy. . . hoarding gold, hot recession jobs, and the U.S. Treasuries bubble.

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Recession Trend Tracker: What's Hot, What's Not

(1) Comments | Posted January 5, 2009 | 3:52 PM

Check back weekly for my Recession Trend Tracker. If Us Weekly and The Economist had a love child, it would look like this.

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Recession Trend Tracker: What's Hot, What's Not

(2) Comments | Posted December 28, 2008 | 8:07 PM

Check back weekly for my "In and Out" chart following the most fabulous, ridiculous, and relevant events in the economy.

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Recession Trend Tracker: What's Hot, What's Not

(1) Comments | Posted December 21, 2008 | 10:22 PM

Check back weekly for my "In and Out" chart following the most fabulous, ridiculous, and relevant events in the economy.

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Recession Trend Tracker: What's Hot, What's Not

(1) Comments | Posted December 15, 2008 | 3:24 PM

Check back weekly for my "In and Out" chart following the most fabulous, ridiculous, and relevant events in the economy.

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