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You Are What You Yelp

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 11.06.2015 | Arts

Hotels of North America sounds like a reference book you’d find only in a dusty travel agent’s office. In Rick Moody’s latest ...

Mary Gaitskill's 'The Mare' Turns The White Savior Narrative On Its Head

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 10.30.2015 | Arts

“There’s a limit to what you can be to each other,” a man advises his wife in Mary Gaitskill’s new novel, The Mare. Although ...

The Bottom Line: 'Fates And Furies' By Lauren Groff

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 09.09.2015 | Arts

A older woman lazes in a bathtub, her legs splayed out before her in an X. She reflects back on her life -- the triumphs and disappointments, big an...

Align Customer Needs, Innovation Strategy for Growth

Brian Kennell | Posted 08.05.2015 | Business
Brian Kennell

Companies at the forefront of their industries are able to anticipate and know what customers want before those customers may even be aware of how such breakthroughs would make their lives better.

As Communication Improves, Culture Improves, as Does the Bottom Line -- 4 Tools That Make a Difference

Amy Rees Anderson | Posted 07.01.2015 | Business
Amy Rees Anderson

In order to be a successful company you must create an environment that encourages the contribution and open sharing of information.

Maddie Crum

The Big Problem With How We Talk About Sex And Gender | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.22.2015 | Arts

As a poet, Maggie Nelson is concerned with the sufficiency of words -- their ability to accurately convey how we feel, and who we are. A...

Understanding the Difference Between an Investment and an Expense

Mike Harden | Posted 06.30.2015 | Small Business
Mike Harden

What's the difference between an investment and an expense? The difference is simple: one will start paying you back, and the other is a drain on your resources.

Finishing Behind Lance Armstrong

Joe De Sena | Posted 03.09.2015 | Small Business
Joe De Sena

At what point is winning not worth it? This is a tale of dignity. I recently interviewed a nine-time Tour de France competitor who raced during th...

Ebola and Public Health Versus the 'Bottom Line'

Bernard Starr | Posted 12.24.2014 | Politics
Bernard Starr

If Ebola continued as confined outbreaks for a limited time, a patent for a drug to treat it, or a vaccine to prevent it, might not feed the corporate bottom line. So we have waited for a desperate crisis when a cure might bring enough profit to light up the bottom line.

Doc Pomus Music Celebrated Tonight at Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing

Holly Cara Price | Posted 09.01.2014 | New York
Holly Cara Price

Pomus was quite simply one of the most brilliant songwriters of all time, writing "Save the Last Dance for Me," "This Magic Moment," "Viva Las Vegas," and dozens of other hits. For most of his life Doc was confined to crutches and a wheelchair, but he lived more during his 65 years than many of us could in several lifetimes.

To Maine With Love

Meg Campbell | Posted 07.26.2014 | Education
Meg Campbell

"Everyone thinks I'm crazy for wanting to go to the University of Maine instead of UMass Boston," Kyesha Slaughter said to me last week, clutching an...

The 20 Golden Rules of Business Blogging

Norm Schriever | Posted 02.05.2014 | Business
Norm Schriever

Writing great blogs for your business is one of the most valuable marketing techniques you will find, yet it is often forgotten.

Handling Pay Cuts: The Reality of Our Time

Donna Flagg | Posted 11.06.2012 | Business
Donna Flagg

Yes, it is a lot to ask employees to welcome a decrease in pay, but there are ways to present it as an initiative vital to the health and future of everyone involved.

States Missing Out On Revenue From Whistle-Blower Law

Posted 11.23.2011 | Business

(Andrew Longstreth) - For many states, a law intended to root out corruption also has been good for the bottom line. Over the last decade, more...

Odd Newspaper Prank Vexes UCSB

| Dan Reimold | Posted 06.04.2011 | College

The Bottom Line is being boosted- and replaced by its rival. TBL is one of two student newspapers at the University of California, Santa Barbara. I...

Innovating From the Inside Out Surviving a Bear Market

Marcy Morrison and Alexis Dixon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marcy Morrison and Alexis Dixon

Alexis Dixon, Principal of Meditation Solutions International is a Harvard trained mediator who works with corporations in harnessing the frequently v...