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If You Want to Be More Successful, Learn How to Sell

Ira Kalb | Posted 11.01.2016 | Business
Ira Kalb

Perhaps the most important subject you can study and learn is sales. Yet many of the smartest people avoid learning it, and some of the best colleges shun teaching it. Why?

The Secret to Greater Success Is... Learning How to Sell

Ira Kalb | Posted 05.17.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

Perhaps the most important subject you can study and learn is sales. Yet many of the smartest students avoid learning it, and some of the best colleges shun teaching it.

Bob Seger Tour Dates, Chatting With TWOWS' Jordan Belfort, Yellowcard's Ryan Key and The Tragic Thrills' Zach Porter...Plus!

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Jordan, given the fact that the movie had to be entertaining, how close did the movie The Wolf Of Wall Street come to the reality as presented in your book, and how well the Leo DiCaprio and the cast portrayed the players' lives?

Movie Review: The Wolf of Wall Street

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.21.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Why would Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio lend their considerable talents to a project so devoid of anything resembling humanity, except in its most base and venal form? Why would anyone want to watch this movie -- and what would they come away with?

The Return Of Ben Affleck's Boiler Room Character?

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 10.09.2012 | Entertainment

Ben Affleck's career is back on the upswing thanks to this weekend's well-reviewed new thriller "Argo." Affleck stars and directs the film, which tell...

How Ben Affleck Resurrected His Career

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

Ben Affleck doesn't blame you for losing faith in him during the "Gigli" era. "There definitely was a period," he says, "a run of movies that I got in...

Boiler Rooms and Foreclosure Mills: A Brief History of America's Mortgage Industry

Michael W. Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael W. Hudson

Washington failed to act the first time around -- when lenders were engaged in a frenzy of predatory lending. The foreclosure scandal is a second chance for lawmakers to prove they can ferret out the truth.

Will Lamson Is Burning up the Desert

Ethan Murrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Ethan Murrow

2010-09-22-canoe.jpg We are indeed small in the world and Lamson's A Line Describing the Sun reinforces this fact while also asking us to question our intentions and exertions on the land.

Wall Street, Cinema Style

Cathy Whitlock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cathy Whitlock

Twenty years later, Wall Street's Gordon Gekko returns to public life from jail -- will he atone for his sins and live a life of redemption and volunteer work?