According to a most recent study and infographic from SAP there are 2.4 billion ongoing, brand-related conversations among American consumers, daily.
The challenges of succession -- both professionally and personally -- don't go away if you ignore them. The need for planning exists. The results are worse if you ignore the difficulty.
With Steve Ballmer's imminent departure, the question is: What should they look for in Microsoft's next CEO? Here are my thoughts, in terms of the three kinds of focus.
A few weeks ago I saw a story on the national news about a young man who was battling brain cancer. I think he was probably 12 or 13 at most. A brave ...
There are so many reasons to think about and remember the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela, but three things in particular strike me as I imagine what is possible in our work, personal, and civic lives.
A fix for people at the lowest rung on the economy, while vitally important, will not provide the needed lasting solution for American economic resurgence. Rather, we should look at another glaring "inconvenient truth" - there is limited opportunity for people in the middle.
The mass popularity of smartphones is creating a boom in inbound phone calls, making it one of the most rewarding areas of the marketing pipeline. Whi...
Looking at dozens of financial metrics, it's clear that privately held U.S. companies have a lot going for them right now. Almost every major metric...
If done well, an entrepreneurship program substantively complements curricula in the arts and sciences and the overall undergraduate experience.
Who is responsible for helping women break down barriers? The answer is simple: We all are. As individuals, we can each take action in the workplace -- for example, by sponsoring other talented women, advocating on behalf of a worthy candidate and recommending her for a career opportunity.
Expanding your business overseas is likely easier than you think, provided you think about the most important things when starting out.
By taking a proactive approach to your sales department, you can ensure your company profits from holiday spending frenzies and gains a new, loyal customer base in the process.
Delegation shouldn't be looked at only as a means for get things done. It has great potential as a teaching tool at all levels of an organization. It recognizes employees as being capable of responsibility, and creates team players.
"You don't have to splurge, just take one step up, and I think you'll find a world of difference."
Despite the fact that Facebook celebrates its tenth birthday in 2014, many of us are still grappling with social media as we continue trying to find the best ways to make it work for us.
What's Gary's secret to success? He might tell you that he works harder than anyone else and that he's a builder, not someone who tears things and others down to reach the top. But overall, and in my opinion, Gary cares.