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One Formula to Lead and Live Better: 75+/25-

David Peck | Posted 09.18.2014 | Business
David Peck

We've all heard about the "power of positive thinking," but flick on the news, and you'll see the world seems to prefer tuning in to the negative most of the time. Where's the good stuff? The answer: It's everywhere. It's free of charge, too.

Women in Business: Q&A with Natalia Solodukhova, Co-founder & CEO of Buzzoola

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.18.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Natalia Solodukhova has over 9 years of international experience in digital marketing, sales and asset management with companies like Richemont SA, L'...

Forget Standing Desks. Hamster Wheel Desks Are What's Up

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.18.2014 | Business

Here's more evidence that our workday really is a rat race. Behold the Hamster Wheel Standing Desk by San Francisco-based artist Robb Godshaw and d...

Finding Your Dream Job: Insights from People Who Have One

Daniel Burrus | Posted 09.17.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Based on a national interview of people who said they currently have a "dream job," here are a few comments they made as they described their job: 1)...

Oil Crashing in the Same Car?

J. L. Morin | Posted 09.16.2014 | Business
J. L. Morin

Most media attribute oil price slumps to oversupply from US fracking, omitting the fact that governments are discussing whether oil companies will be allowed to extract all the fossil fuel they've already priced into their stocks.

Women in Business: Q&A with Marley Majcher, CEO of The Party Goddess!

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.16.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Marley Majcher, CEO of The Party Goddess!, has planned events for A-list celebs such as Pierce Brosnan and Sofia Vergara, and now, with her book, But ...

Innovation: Master the Art of SODOTO

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 09.15.2014 | Business
Jeff DeGraff

Ornithologists report that New Caledonian crows fashion twigs into tools for collecting and extracting insects from the hollows of trees. What is more...

Why Can't Business Applications be as Beautiful as Consumer Software?

Vala Afshar | Posted 09.15.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Historically, consumer software and enterprise software was a classic case of beauty and the beast, that is until Infor, one of the largest software c...

Women in Business: Q&A with Shereen Shermak, CEO & Fund Manager, Launch Angels

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.15.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Shereen Shermak is the CEO of Launch Angels. In addition to her position as CEO, Shereen serves as a fund manager and as a member of multiple investme...

Climate Change This Week: Solar Jobs Rise, So Does Global Heat, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.16.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Looking above at recent temperature anomalies, the jet stream has once again wobbled down into the US, bringing unusually cool but refreshing weather to much of the US as California and Alaska bake.

Women in Business: Q&A with Jocelyn Gailliot, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Tuckernuck

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.13.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

With a background in finance and investing, Jocelyn Gailliot is the Tuckernuck's CEO and is primarily responsible for growth strategy, business development and assists co-founders Maddy and September in buying.<

Managers' Stress and Their Relationships With Employees: Lessons From Norway

Douglas LaBier | Posted 09.12.2014 | Business
Douglas LaBier

Many studies in recent years show the connections between positive, collaborative relationships at work; a positive, supportive management culture; and higher levels of creative, productive work.

Women in Business: Q&A with Hayley Barna & Katia Beauchamp, Birchbox Co-Founders and Co-CEOs

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.12.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

HAYLEY BARNA: After graduating from Harvard Business School in 2010, Hayley began her career as an entrepreneur with classmate and Birchbox Co-founder...

Women in Business: Q&A with Danna Lyons, Owner and Co-Founder of Milk Money

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.12.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

In 1999 Danna Lyons conceptualized, created, and operated innovative children's consignment shop, Milk Money, promoting an eco-friendly and cooperativ...

Ten Ways to be a Mythic Content Whisperer

Lee Traupel | Posted 09.12.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

Rule #1 - blog with the absolute best content you can produce, don't waste valuable time or resources on social media until your business has 30-50 blog posts completed.

Change: A CEO's Job In The 21st Century

Brian Kennell | Posted 09.11.2014 | Business
Brian Kennell

Pioneering companies proactively embrace change--not on a reactionary basis or simply as inevitability, but as an opportunity to challenge the status quo and achieve greater success.

Another Flash Crash or Market Shutdown?

Michael Farr | Posted 09.11.2014 | Business
Michael Farr

Technology seems to have solved the trade execution issue, so I don't foresee an overwhelming market shutdown. Fidelity now offers an amazing 1 second trade confirmation guarantee.

A Woman Told Her Boss About A Devastating Cancer Diagnosis. He Responded By Firing Her.

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.12.2014 | Politics

A Pennsylvania community is rallying around a woman who was fired from her job at an oral surgeon's office following her diagnosis with cancer. Ca...

The Duh Moment: Switch to Clean Energy ASAP

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.11.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

What's the rush on renewable clean energy? It's connect-the-dots time! Here's my graphic line of connecting dots: 1. Almost all scienti...

3D Printed Shoes are a Step in the Right Direction

Daniel Burrus | Posted 09.10.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Having new shoes that you need to "break in" because they hurt your feet (or dealing with shoes that always feel uncomfortable no matter how long you ...

Women in Business: Q&A with Ann M. Palmer, President and CEO of the Arthritis Foundation

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.10.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Ann M. Palmer is president and CEO of the Arthritis Foundation, the largest national nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, control and c...

Women in Business: Q&A with Jennifer LoBianco, Chief Strategic Officer at 8fold

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.10.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Jennifer LoBianco is a veteran marketing strategist, experienced in developing integrative marketing plans on both the client and agency side for 20 y...

Inversions Are Revealing the Ugly Face of Shareholder Value

Ralph Gomory | Posted 09.09.2014 | Business
Ralph Gomory

Seeing what our companies are willing to do to escape paying income tax, people are beginning to wonder about how American our American companies are.

Women in Business: Q&A with Patricia E. Jones Founder, Paws PR and P Jones Communications Inc.

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.09.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Patricia E. Jones is a public relations and marketing specialist, delivering a 360-degree solution to brand building, incorporating traditional media ...

Miami: The Land of Gimme

Suzan McDowell | Posted 09.08.2014 | Miami
Suzan McDowell

A few years ago, walking into a club I had been invited to by the promoter, I found him snapping this huge rubber band on his right hand. I asked him ...