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Women in Business Q&A: Juliana Stancampiano, CEO, Oxygen Learning

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.16.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Juliana is Oxygen Learning's CEO and chief motivator. In September 2009 Juliana bought Oxygen Learning and made Seattle its home. Juliana's background...

The Most Important Email You'll Ever Send

Erik Harbison | Posted 04.15.2015 | Business
Erik Harbison

Let's face it: We live in a hyperconnected world that shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon. A hyperconnected world leads to hyperconnected consumers which ultimately leads to hyper-confused business owners trying to market a product or service.

Women in Business Q&A: Sarah Ahmed, Creative Director, DL1961 Premium Denim

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.15.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Sarah Ahmed is the Creative Director of DL1961, a global premium denim brand that stocks in 1500 stores worldwide including Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomin...

Women in Business Q&A: Shirine Coburn DiSanto, CEO, Coburn Communication

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.15.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Shirine Coburn DiSanto got her start as assistant publicist for Live with Regis & Kathie Lee. From there, she worked for Calvin Klein cosmetics for fo...

Women in Business Q&A: Yi Li, CEO, Orbeus, Creators of PhotoTime

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.16.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Yi Li is passionate about leveraging technology to build creative products that people enjoy using. Prior to joining Orbeus, Yi was Project Manager at...

Why Mobile Apps are the New Coin of the Realm for Busy Brands

Lee Traupel | Posted 04.15.2015 | Technology
Lee Traupel

Mobile phone saturation has arrived, regardless of the county, culture or demographics. They are embedded in our lives and an integral part of any marketer's digital reach and strategy.

The Game-Changing Water Revolution

James Stafford | Posted 04.14.2015 | Business
James Stafford

"It's not enough anymore to think that if you don't live in a dry state you won't be affected. The water crisis affects us all in many ways. "

Women in Business Q&A: Laura Tenison, Founder and Managing Director, JoJo Maman Bébé

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.14.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

As the founder and managing director of JoJo Maman Bébé, Laura has grown the company organically from its start-up in 1993 to become the UK's foremo...

Women in Business Q&A: Tooba Marwat, Owner, Signarama

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.14.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Tooba Marwat is the owner of Signarama in Plano, Texas and is the mother of three boys. She plans on utilizing all the skills she has learned while ra...

Women in Business Q&A: Stephanie Teuwen President and Co-Founder, Teuwen Communications

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.14.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Stephanie Teuwen, who has over 20 years of international public relations, branding and marketing experience, is the President and Co-Founder of Teuwe...

Can Business Schools Ever Catch Up to Starbucks?

Marcy Syms | Posted 04.13.2015 | Business
Marcy Syms

The world needs forward-thinking business innovators like Howard Schultz, but it's up to business schools to make socially-conscious business practices part of their core curriculum.

Climate Change This Week: The Hot Race of Clean Energy vs Worsening Weather, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.13.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. OO Why Solar And Wind Energy Will Take Over Our Power Grid Much Sooner Than You ...

The Myth of Creativity On-Demand

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 04.13.2015 | Business
Jeff DeGraff

Even the most brilliant artists and writers don't decide when they are at their most creative. Rather, they understand the internal and external dynamics that shape their productivity and adjust their processes accordingly.

How the Cloud Is Reshaping Business Communications

Lee Traupel | Posted 04.12.2015 | Business
Lee Traupel

Big enterprise level companies discovered the "cloud" five to seven years ago for lowering costs, reducing head count and enabling virtual teams to work together more cohesively in and outside the company.

6 Practices That Will Shape Retail Digital Transformation

Vala Afshar | Posted 04.14.2015 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Digital transformation is one of the most important topics facing retail today. As one of the largest retail brands in the U.S., second only to Walmart, Kroger Co., a Fortune 25 company with over $100 billion in revenue, is two years into its digital journey.

Women in Business Q&A: Beatrice Witzgall, CEO and Founder, LumiFi

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.11.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Beatrice Witzgall, CEO and founder of LumiFi, is an accomplished, award-winning lighting designer with more than 20 years of global experience. She has worked on countless lighting design projects alongside renowned architects including Frank Gehry and Steven Holl.

U.S. Seizes On Venezuelan Weakness to Regain Caribbean Energy Foothold

James Stafford | Posted 04.10.2015 | Business
James Stafford

The U.S. has a spotty and turbulent history intervening in Latin America and the Caribbean, but outside of drug interdiction, the western hemisphere has largely taken a backseat when it comes to foreign policy during the Obama administration.

5 Ways To Deal With Adversity In Business

Alex Pirouz | Posted 04.13.2015 | Small Business
Alex Pirouz

Sometimes, it takes a trip to hell and back to really open your eyes. And sometimes, really opening your eyes can change your whole life. If you're an entrepreneur, that means it also changes the way you see your job -- running the company you started.

Fed Near the Cliff

Michael Farr | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business
Michael Farr

The incessant parsing and analysis of each and every Fed utterance is becoming quite comical. God love Steve Liesman and Mark Zandi, but are they really adding much value by trying to read between the lines of each statement from each Fed member?

P2P Lending Is Not Dead

Jorge Newbery | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business
Jorge Newbery

A short while ago, I pronounced P2P lending dead. Annihilated. Massacred by Wall Street bankers. Choked by a Black Rock. Then, I heard from Dara Albright, co-founder of LendIt, the largest peer-to-peer lending conference in the world.

Women in Business Q&A: Kristen Baldwin, Editor in Chief of Yahoo TV

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kristen joins Yahoo TV after 19 years at Entertainment Weekly (EW) where she started as an editorial assistant in 1995. She was instrumental in the in...

Women in Business Q&A: Kerry Diamond, Editor-In-Chief, Yahoo Food

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kerry Diamond is the co-founder and editorial director of Cherry Bombe, a biannual indie magazine about women and food. Adweek named Cherry Bombe one ...

Women in Business Q&A: Katie Brown, Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Makers

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Bringing over 15 years of experience in decorating, home renovations, and entertaining, Katie Brown is a best selling author, and host of the TV serie...

Modern Tools and Vendors Reshaping the Canadian Citizenship Process

Lee Traupel | Posted 04.09.2015 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

Canada has for centuries been known as a county that believes in and supports immigration as a contributor to the core DNA of the country! Each ye...

Transformative Trends Reshaping the Insurance Industry

Lee Traupel | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business
Lee Traupel

The insurance industry is moving into a digital era, with analytics, mobile, the social cloud and privacy issues moving front and center in terms of how they engage with "mobile in hand consumers."