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Blackout to Wake Up

Despina Katsikakis | Posted 06.06.2015 | Business
Despina Katsikakis

Our current wellbeing paradigm is stuck measuring the cost of various degrees of illness rather than calculating the value of higher levels of wellness and proactively enabling us to thrive.

What Spring Break Can Teach You About Business

Jack Stahlmann | Posted 05.23.2015 | Business
Jack Stahlmann

Spring break was such an exciting time in our college days; it's a shame that corporate America hasn't embraced the concept with open arms. Sure, 21-year-old me was an idiot, but surprisingly there are a few things that moronic, youthful me can teach modern-day me about the workplace.

How Your Business Risk Profile Can Impact Your Bottom Line

Patrick Duroseau | Posted 04.28.2015 | Business
Patrick Duroseau

A business risk profile is a rating system that allows management to view -- at a non-technical level -- how the business is currently rated. The data used to develop the rating involves any information available from the critical systems in the business eco-system.

2014 Record-Breaking Heat Is Bad for Business

Manish Bapna | Posted 03.18.2015 | Green
Manish Bapna

This long-running record heat contributes to an expensive "new normal" for global businesses and national economies, raising the cost due to shifting weather patterns and more extreme heat waves, storms and droughts that can be fueled by a changing climate.

Startups, Taking Risks and the Myth of the Edge

Sarah Hall | Posted 02.11.2013 | Business
Sarah Hall

When you work at a startup, you test your edges daily. You have to solve problems that no else has. You have to find that one "big idea" and then you have to get people to believe in it with you. You have to work longer and harder than you ever thought you would or could.

Where There's CEO Bling, There's Corporate Fraud, Says Study

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.11.2012 | Business

Which CEOs drive a Rolls to work? That could be an important question for government regulators looking to crack down on corporate fraud. It's not...

Corporate America Needs to Get Out of Its Own Way

Joan Michelson | Posted 04.22.2012 | Business
Joan Michelson

Corporate America has an innovation problem. Obsessed with controlling and measuring, corporate executives often forget that employees are people too. Here are some suggestions for affecting what happens in the room

Climate Change Is Bad for Business

Jonathan Wootliff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan Wootliff

The diminished number of political figures is contrasted by the growing participation of the business community which is speaking in stronger terms than ever before about the need to find real solutions to human-induced climate change.