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Office Spaced: Can't We Do Away With the 9-5 Workday, Already?

David Fagin | Posted 10.08.2015 | Business
David Fagin

It's almost 2016, people. By this time next week, drones will be carrying us to work and cars will be driving themselves. Yet, everywhere you look, most of us are still racing like rats and herded sheep to get to the office by 9:00 a.m. And for what? To punch a clock?

Women in Business Q&A: Susan Foley Rocco, Founder, Producer and Host, Women to Watch

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.07.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

A life-long resident of the Philadelphia area, with a Communications degree from Villanova University, Rocco's career has included stints in public ...

Lithium Market Set to Explode: All Eyes Are on Nevada

James Stafford | Posted 10.07.2015 | Business
James Stafford

While other commodities are floundering or completely collapsing in this market, lithium--the critical mineral in the emerging battery gigafactory war...

Climate Change This Week: The Flood Connection, a Clean Energy Superpower, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.06.2015 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When Peruvian Amazon forests disappear, so does this insect, and webs of amazing be...

Women in Business Q&A: Rachel Bedgood, CEO, Complete Background Screening

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.05.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Rachel Bedgood is CEO of Complete Background Screening, Wales' largest and the UK's third largest pre-employment screening and disclosure and barrin...

Women in Business Q&A: Melanne Verveer & Kim K. Azzarelli, Seneca Women

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.02.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

MELANNE VERVEER is a founder of Seneca Women and director of Georgetown University's Institute for Women, Peace and Security. In 2009, President Oba...

Women in Business Q&A: Tina Fordham, Managing Director and Chief Global Political Analyst, Citi

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.02.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Tina Fordham is Managing Director and Chief Global Political Analyst at Citi. With Citi since 2003, Tina advises institutional investors and corpora...

Leading in a World of Disruption

Daniel Burrus | Posted 09.30.2015 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Don't wait for your future to unfold randomly, only to end up in a place you don't want to be. Instead, identify the certainties that await you, pinpoint the looming disruptions, and go outside your industry to devise tomorrow's solutions today.

Women in Business Q&A: Tori Swaim, CEO and Founder, New Arrivals Inc and My Baby Sam Inc

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.15.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Tori Swaim is CEO & Founder of New Arrivals, Inc. and My Baby Sam, Inc., both manufacturers of baby and children's bedding and room décor. New Arriv...

Volkswagen Reminds Us Who's in Control of Climate Change

Kelsey Clark | Posted 09.28.2015 | Politics
Kelsey Clark

Volkswagen's recent gaffe reminds us who's ultimately in control of climate change: The industry, not the policymakers over on Capitol Hill.

Women in Business Q&A: Amy Rodbell, Founder and Creative Director, Swell Caroline

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.28.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Amy Rodbell is founder and creative director of the preppy jewelry and monogram accessories brand, Swell Caroline. Based in Atlanta's posh Buckhead ...

The Greatest Innovations Are the Ones You Don't See

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 09.28.2015 | Business
Jeff DeGraff

Think about blackouts and food recalls and natural disasters. It is at these moments of crisis when we realize how valuable these technologies are. So instead of waiting for them to fail, embrace the gifts of these hidden wonders by discovering them now.

13 CEO Lessons of a Unicorn Company

Vala Afshar | Posted 09.23.2015 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Todd McKinnon is the CEO and co-founder of Okta. Okta is an integrated identity management and mobility management service that securely and simply co...

Women in Business Q&A: Jennifer Berson, President and Founder, Jeneration PR

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Jennifer Berson is the President & Founder of Jeneration PR, a Public Relations & Social Media Marketing firm specializing in promoting beauty, baby...

Climate Change This Week: Preserving Biodiversity, Solar Origami, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.22.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Froggy Ice Pop? Freezing boreal life is the norm for this live Alaskan wood frog, w...

Women in Business Q&A: Toma Clark Haines, Chief Executive, The Antiques Diva

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.21.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Toma Clark Haines is the Chief Executive of The Antiques Diva, Europe's largest antiques touring and sourcing company. As an American who has lived a...

Women in Business Q&A: Marnie Rustemeyer, Founder and CEO, Billow Pillow

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.18.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Marnie Rustemeyer is the founder and CEO of Billow Pillow - conceived, designed and created following her diagnosis with the BRCA (breast cancer) gene...

Women in Business Q&A: Blair Blackwell, Manager, Education and Corporate Programs, Chevron

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.17.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Blair Blackwell is manager of Education and Corporate Programs at Chevron Corporation, a position she has held since December 2012. In this role, Blac...

The Art of the "5 Minute Grab"

Shani Harmon | Posted 09.16.2015 | Business
Shani Harmon

Not every conversation needs to occur in a conference room. In fact, done well, a hallway conversation can work even better for quickly sharing time sensitive information, flagging a potential issue, or making a simple decision. The key to making a "5 Minute Grab" work is having a very clear purpose and providing only the essential information.

Climate Change: A Genocide Driver, Solar Scores Again, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.15.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

New data, with help from Google, illustrate unprecedented -- and until now, largely overlooked -- forest loss in Southeast Asia and West Africa, among other hotspots.

Women in Business Q&A: Lynda Weinman, Co-Founder and Executive Chair,

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.15.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Lynda Weinman has always believed in the importance of education; in fact, at fifteen-years-old she convinced the headmaster of a private high school ...

2015 State of Sales -- Data-Driven, Mobile, Tech Savvy and Collaborative

Vala Afshar | Posted 09.14.2015 | Business
Vala Afshar

Precision selling cannot be achieved without use of analytic, mobile, social and cloud technologies.

The Connected Planet and the Future of Business

James Canton | Posted 09.11.2015 | Business
James Canton

How does connectivity create new business or career opportunities for you? How might you capitalize on connectivity-as-a-business model to start up a new venture?

Who Are the Most Productive and Energized Workers? Maybe Not Who You Think!

Douglas LaBier | Posted 09.11.2015 | Business
Douglas LaBier

What fuels the energy and excitement that's visible among people who are highly engaged and productive at work? Is it something about what they bring to their careers to begin with? The management culture they experience? Or, are those qualities found mostly among the young, because of youthful energy, as some surveys indicate?

Women in Business Q&A: Ali Grant, Director of Be Social PR

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.11.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Ali Grant is the founder of Be Social. She was named by San Diego Magazine as a dynamic public relations expert and further recognition includes being...