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Women in Business Q&A: Stacey Boyd, Founder and CEO, Schoola

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.29.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Stacey Boyd is the Founder and CEO of Schoola. Schoola gives children opportunities at school to discover and fulfill their full potential by empoweri...

Women in Business Q&A: Kathryn Petralia, COO and Co-Founder, Kabbage, Inc.

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.23.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kathryn has spent the past 20 years working with startups and established companies focused on credit, payments, technology and ecommerce. Kathryn an...

The Financial Crisis in Greece: A Spiritual Crisis in Disguise and an Urgent Call for Change

Maria Benardis | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
Maria Benardis

Despite the financial crisis in Greece, there are many aspects of Greece that are not in crisis such as the beauty of its environment, food, history, culture and the hospitality of its people.

Venture Capitalist: The Two Most Important SaaS Startup Metrics

Vala Afshar | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
Vala Afshar

Jason Lemkin, Managing Director of Storm Ventures, is one of the world's most popular and respected startup advisors. Lemkin's site and com...

How Successful Executives Manage Worry

David Peck | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
David Peck

Worry is a killer--over time it harms our health and emotional well-being. It doesn't solve problems, nor does it make us better, faster, or more effective. Yet studies have shown our capacity to worry evolved in tandem with our intelligence.

Climate Change This Week: Solar For Everyone, Mothers Mass, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.21.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Broken computers and wildflowers are making this week's column late, short, but swee...

Coal's Fortunes Keep Getting Worse

James Stafford | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
James Stafford

The coal industry is in uncharted territory. After decades of strong financial numbers and dominance in the electric power sector, coal producers are starting to fall apart faster than anyone could have anticipated.

Women in Business Q&A: Kathy O'Brien, Vice President of Skin and Marketing Services, Unilever North America

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kathy O'Brien is Vice President of Skin and Marketing Services Unilever North America. She is a member of the North American Leadership Team, where sh...

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

Xaque Gruber | Posted 07.20.2015 | Books
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.

Women in Business Q&A: Consuelo Vanderbilt Costin

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.16.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Dubbed the 'Rebel Heiress' by Prestige Magazine, Consuelo Vanderbilt Costin is an internationally recognized Billboard recording artist. A seventh gen...

Trump's Biggest Leadership Idea Is Not What You Think

David Peck | Posted 07.15.2015 | Business
David Peck

Authentic leaders put what they believe to be true at the top of their list, and then adapt those ideas to the absorption styles and rates of others. Less authentic leaders put agendas first, and then attempt to spin their messages into webs of influence. Not so compelling.

Has the Chinese Market Finished "Correcting"?

Michael Farr | Posted 07.14.2015 | Business
Michael Farr

All things considered, the major equity markets of the world have been fairly orderly for the past year and a half. That is, all except the Chinese market.

OPEC, Get Ready for the Second U.S. Oil Boom

James Stafford | Posted 07.14.2015 | Business
James Stafford

When low oil prices close doors, technology steps in to reopen them, and certainly innovation will drive the next U.S. oil boom -- and the latest advancements are already commercially viable. The door has been re-opened.

Climate Change This Week: The Seafood Connection, Super Solar Chip, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.14.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Tired of facts? Do you think all the concern about climate change is just a bunch of hooey? Then this newscast is for you.

Marriage Equality. Why Businesses Should Be Rejoicing

Deo Delaney | Posted 07.13.2015 | Gay Voices
Deo Delaney

Global business today is about scaling up a niche. That is why firms across the United States are heads over heels about the June 26 ruling that unleashes the critical mass in an attractive market segment that had been locked away in the gay community for so long.

Women in Business Q&A: Jane Delworth, Managing Director, mono

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.13.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Jane brings an all-encompassing perspective to client accounts thanks to her globe-spanning 20 years of communications experience in both client and a...

IBM Systems CMO: 10 Ways For Marketing To Deliver Business Value

Vala Afshar | Posted 07.12.2015 | Business
Vala Afshar

Doug Brown, is Chief Marketing Officer for the IBM Systems Group, part of IBM Systems and Technology, which generates annual revenue of $20 billion.

Carbon Emission Regulations Could Jeopardize Multibillion LNG Projects

James Stafford | Posted 07.10.2015 | Business
James Stafford

If policymakers around the world fail to take action to reduce global emissions, the market for LNG could be much larger than CTI predicts. In fact, that could be the scenario which the industry is betting on.

5 Online Invoicing Solutions for Business Owners

Jonathan Long | Posted 07.10.2015 | Business
Jonathan Long

A robust invoicing system is important for every business to have in place. After all, the faster you can invoice your clients the faster your business gets paid and brings in revenue.

How Successful People Overcome Toxic Bosses

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.10.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Bad bosses contaminate the workplace. Some do so obliviously, while others smugly manipulate their employees, using them as instruments of their own success.

Women in Business Q&A: Kelley Spoljaric, Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer, ComfortCam

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.10.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kelley Spoljaric is Co-Founder and CMO of ComfortCam, a company that makes and sells a Wifi enabled camera and app that safely and securely allows you...

Get Exposure for Your Online Startup Using These 5 Resources

Jonathan Long | Posted 07.09.2015 | Business
Jonathan Long

Startups fail all of the time and a horrible service or product isn't always the reason why. Lack of exposure can kill even the best idea -- simply because nobody knows it exists.

Climate Change This Week: The Extreme Weather Connection, Another Solar Breakthrough, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.07.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Beautiful in so many ways: where people moved government to act on climate. Source...

3 Steps to Stop Letting Yourself off the Hook

David Peck | Posted 07.06.2015 | Business
David Peck

If you tend to let yourself off the hook on certain things you know you need to do, you're in great company. Selective avoidance is a time-honored trait of the most successful people.

How to Win the Innovation Race

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 07.06.2015 | Business
Jeff DeGraff

There are three key legs to the innovation race, each with their own difficult hand-off points. The first is the forward position. This is the early, exciting phase of brainstorming, when organizations gather the most creative people and run rapid experiments.