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Self-Employed and Overworked? Try Outsourcing

Liesha Petrovich | Posted 08.12.2016 | Home
Liesha Petrovich

Ultimately, it will be up to each of us to choose where outsourced workers are located. You have to make the best choices for your personal ethics and what's best for your business. But if you're ready, here're a few thoughts to help you get started.

End of the Road for an American Icon

Thought Matters | Posted 09.29.2016 | Home
Thought Matters

The July 20 bankruptcy filing by the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company marks the end of the road for one of the icons of American business. Few people, aside from its remaining employees, will grieve. But in its day, A&P transformed American retailing several times over.

Tamara Jacobs' Your Ultimate Success Plan is the Get-Off-Your-Ass Book of the Year

Xaque Gruber | Posted 07.19.2016 | Home
Xaque Gruber

Tamara Jacobs knows what she's talking about when it comes to moving ahead in the business world. When Fortune 500 companies like Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Bayer, Merck, Novartis, Revlon, and others need advice with their branding and image, they call Tamara.

Is Small Business for Me?

Marc Joseph | Posted 06.01.2016 | Home
Marc Joseph

Some small business owners promise the world, but going after all the business at one time drains your cash and profitability -- and you may lose sight of quality, delivery time and follow through.

Mattress Wars

Leo Welder | Posted 06.06.2015 | Home
Leo Welder

Can new e-commerce brand Loom & Leaf take on memory foam giant Tempur-Pedic?

Being Asian In American Business

Gil Laroya | Posted 01.17.2015 | Home
Gil Laroya

Asians have been fueling American high tech since the late 60's, and today the trend continues. The Asian mindset of humility and quietness puts many Asians into low paying jobs with long hours, which does a disservice to both their livelihoods and their respect.

20 Words Every Woman Should Read

Meg Seitz | Posted 06.11.2014 | Home
Meg Seitz

We asked each woman to share who she is, what her business is all about, what inspired her and what advice she would give young entrepreneurs.

Some Lessons American Business Needs to Learn About Outsourcing Content Creation

Sreedhar Pillai | Posted 03.11.2014 | Home
Sreedhar Pillai

It is important to have a strong foundation and a clear understanding of what you want to accomplish with your content marketing strategy. Does your objective involve generating leads for sales? Is your goal solely based on gaining fans or followers who interact with your brand socially?

13 Things You Thought Were American But Aren't

Posted 12.27.2013 | Home

"Made in America." "Born in the USA." "Proud to be an American." If there's one thing the United States has going for it, it's national pride. From...

Home-related retail sales building

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 10.26.2013 | Home
Mary Ellen Biery

Privately held retailers of home-related goods and materials are seeing strong sales growth, according to new data from Sageworks, a financial informa...

Mitt Romney: Each Business Owner Must Build His Own Roads and Bridges

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 07.31.2012 | Home
Ian Reifowitz

So let's connect the dots here. Governor Romney finds the whole speech, even when taken in context, to be "even more disconcerting." To my mind, the speech is little more than common sense to anyone who lives in the real world and is honest about how a business actually works.

American Businesses Need More Of Steve Jobs' Courage

CNNMoney | Geoff Colvin | Posted 10.31.2011 | Home

Of all that Steve Jobs' achievement has taught us, the importance of courage is especially relevant now....

Repealing the Guest Worker Program

Andy Schupak | Posted 10.15.2011 | Home
Andy Schupak

"Mexican workers make up about 60% of the undocumented aliens in the U.S. and they are here primarily for work. If we are to have any hope of getting control of our immigration problems, we have to make documentation and control a priority."

It Is About Time Educators Are Treated Like Business People (SATIRE)

Peter Zucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter Zucker

I am no longer going to fight the fight. From this moment on I only want to be treated as if I were employed in a true blue American business.

Tom Friedman Explains Causes Of America's 'Sub-Optimal Solutions' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman is worried that America is producing "sub-optimal solutions" to big problems like global warming, an educa...

The Lottery Question

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Don McNay

Everyone has dreams and desires but usually keep them hidden, back in the recesses of their minds. The lottery question gets those dreams and desires out in the open, on the front burner.

Beyond the Boardroom: 4 Lessons for Season 4

Jonathan Tisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jonathan Tisch

There is no doubt we are living in a world today where CEOs are vilified, sometimes justifiably so. But Beyond the Boardroom has taught me that hard work and integrity in American business are still all around us.

FT: Business Needs To Speak Out Against Greed

Financial Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Given the mess into which Wall Street's poor stewardship has sunk the US, the phrase "financial industry statesman" will be seen by the American publi...

Warren Buffett: "Buy American Stocks. I Am."

New York Times | Warren Buffett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

THE financial world is a mess, both in the United States and abroad. Its problems, moreover, have been leaking into the general economy, and the leaks...

Credit Flow To US Companies Decreasing At Fastest Pace In Decades

New York Times | PETER S. GOODMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Credit flowing to American companies is drying up at a pace not seen in decades, threatening the creation of jobs and the expansion of businesses, whi...