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Ten Reasons Why Businesses Are Going Global

AJ Agrawal | Posted 08.14.2016 | Business
AJ Agrawal

Small business has grown all over the US. There are now 5.48 million incorporated self-employed in the US, according to the latest data. Yet this is t...

Should You Give Your Employees Time Off To Vote?

Gene Marks | Posted 08.04.2016 | Business
Gene Marks

Here's a startling fact: According to The New York Times, only 9 percent of the American population voted for either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump as their candidate.

The Next Level: 5 Success Strategies to Transition with Ease

Roz A. Gee | Posted 05.19.2016 | Business
Roz A. Gee

Transition, no matter what type, is typically never as smooth as one expects. Oftentimes it occurs without warning, and at other times, one may be for...

You Should Control Your Brand Like Taylor Swift

Matthew Tyson | Posted 12.15.2016 | Business
Matthew Tyson

Throughout her career, Swift has made some major strides to show that she's more than just another pretty pop-star. She's proven herself as an incredible business woman and a genius brand manager. And despite what some might say, she unapologetically controls her brand like a boss, and it works.

Tech Leaders Come Together To Solve Industry's Diversity Problem

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 10.02.2015 | Technology

The tech industry has long faced a challenge that can only be fixed from within -- diversity. And leaders in the industry want a solution. Last weeken...

No-Vacation Nation: Does the U.S. Government Care About American Workers?

Marina Peña | Posted 07.20.2016 | College
Marina Peña

Around summer time, many Americans look forward to a week off from work where they can unwind and spend time with their families. Yet, the reality of taking a vacation while employed is that one in four U.S. workers don't receive paid time off.

By 2 Key Metrics, Big Private Firms Outpace Public Companies

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 05.28.2016 | Business
Mary Ellen Biery

Large privately held companies are more profitable and are growing revenues faster than publicly traded companies in the United States, according to Sageworks, a financial information company.

It's Time to Stop the War Against the Open Office

Blake Zalcberg | Posted 04.05.2015 | Business
Blake Zalcberg

Bashing the open office is getting a little too easy. It's not destroying the workplace or trapping America's workers on the dark side, and it doesn't need to die.

Feel Like Giving Up? 10 Things I Remembered in 2014 to Keep Going

Laura Aiisha | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Laura Aiisha

As the final weeks and days of this year have come and gone, I'm reminded of the ways that 2014 has pushed me backwards, pulled me forwards, lifted me...

Empowering AAPI-Owned Businesses Through Federal Resources

Kiran Ahuja | Posted 02.10.2015 | Business
Kiran Ahuja

This blog was originally posted on the White House Blog. With the holidays coming up, it is an opportune time for us to recognize the businesse...

Interview With Social Media Advertising Strategist, Daniel Reed

Christina Scribner | Posted 12.13.2014 | Business
Christina Scribner

As a club promoter in Baltimore, Daniel Reed quickly learned how powerful of a marketing tool social media can be. After reaching out to his thousands of followers on various sites, he saw dance floors become more crowded than they had ever been before.

Why Billboards Are Important

Brigham A. McCown | Posted 05.25.2014 | Business
Brigham A. McCown

Recently, electronic billboards have been popping up alongside America's roadways, catching the eyes of motorists. The reactions vary wildly. Some op...

Latino Technology Conference to Precede SXSW

Kety Esquivel | Posted 11.13.2013 | Latino Voices
Kety Esquivel

My involvement with SXSW began in 2008, through the submission of a panel to SXSW interactive, "Can Social Media End Racism?" with Latoya Peterson, Jay Smooth and Phil Yu. The conference was phenomenal.

Business Demand for Cloud-based Solutions Continues to Grow

Reno Charlton | Posted 08.20.2013 | Business
Reno Charlton

There is no doubt that over the past few years technology has come a long way, revolutionising life for both individuals and businesses. In an increas...

Most Profitable Businesses to Start

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 08.03.2013 | Small Business
Mary Ellen Biery

One of the first questions to ask before starting a business is, "Can I make money in this industry?" While that may seem obvious, some people confus...

As BP Trial Begins, Gulf Businesses and Communities Call for Ecosystem Restoration and Economic Opportunity

Jeffrey Buchanan | Posted 04.28.2013 | Impact
Jeffrey Buchanan

Monday marked the beginning of arguably the biggest trial of this century, as the U.S. Department of Justice went to court with global oil giant, BP. With money most likely on the way to states, and needs still so acute, the question is, how to invest it most effectively.

The Incontrovertible Business Case for Clean Energy

William S. Becker | Posted 03.11.2013 | Green
William S. Becker

Just as a responsible householder would fix his plumbing, a responsible nation would fix the leaks in its energy economy. Responsible businesses are figuring this out and are saving money with green energy.

A Persuasive Republican Narrative Hinders Economic Recovery

Paul Heroux | Posted 06.04.2012 | Business
Paul Heroux

Excessive regulation has been called the reason the private sector isn't creating jobs, but that is a political slogan and it doesn't square up with the evidence.

Taxing the Rich Will Not Solve the Problem

Peter Morgan | Posted 02.06.2012 | Business
Peter Morgan

Money always does something. It is always being used to enable the functions an economy needs. By taxing the rich, all that is achieved is a transfer of wealth from the private sector to the public sector.

Is Higher Education More Like a Business? No, Business Is More Like Higher Ed

Michael Bastedo, Ph.D. | Posted 10.08.2011 | Business
Michael Bastedo, Ph.D.

With college costs rising and state budgets at the breaking point, everyone is talking about how to make colleges and universities run more like businesses. But the real trend? Businesses are becoming more like research universities.

Shahien Nasiripour

Relief For Businesses? Property Rents To Continue To Decline | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Property rents for businesses will continue their downward fall this year, a bright spot for retailers facing a difficult economic environment, accord...

Earthquake To Cost Haiti's Economy At Least 15% Of GDP

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The earthquake in Haiti will cost the nation's economy at least 15 percent of its gross domestic product, said Pamela Cox, the World Bank's vice presi...

Federal Bankruptcy Filings Are Up By 34.5%

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP/HuffPost)-- Bankruptcy filings in federal courts jumped by more than one-third this year, as businesses and individuals struggled to re...

"Get Your Creative On" (A Friendly Suggestion)

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Laermer

In many firms creativity is seen to be an add-on rather than a must-have and is treated with Rodney Dangerfield levels of respect.

Fourteen Changes Barack Obama Could Make in His First 30 Days

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen C. Rose

If he can infuse the huge federal engine with bite-sized, doable tasks that all link together somehow, he will be a mystery reformer -- a relatively low-key, undramatic force that renews and redirects an ineffective establishment.