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The Great Degeneration

Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 02.28.2014 | Books
Ricardo B. Salinas

Society has become centered in the cities, and in the cities, there is only effectiveness when good government is present.

5 Ways to Profit From Lessons Learned Abroad

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

While raising interest rates may dampen falls in a country's currency in the short term, this is not always enough to calm a sell-off and a higher interest rate can hamper growth, squeezing the country further.

Do Republicans Really Want a Balanced Budget Amendment?

Dale Hansen | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
Dale Hansen

No one argues that the government shouldn't be more prudent with its money, but a balanced budget amendment does almost nothing to address the underlying problems that lead to wasteful spending.

Reflections On 30 Years of Corporate-NGO Bridge Building

Bill Shireman | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Bill Shireman

For over 15 years, I battled corporate giants over nuclear power, open space protection, and the throwaway society. I campaigned with Ralph Nader for...

The Paradox Most Organizations Are Faced With

Jacob Morgan | Posted 03.25.2014 | Business
Jacob Morgan

The analogy I like to use is trying to lose weight by eating more calories a day; an impossible task.

Retail Chatter #5

June Haynes | Posted 03.25.2014 | Business
June Haynes

I've always told managers that a return can hold lots of value, so once you've assessed the situation, try everything in your power to make and keep the customer happy by honoring a return.

The See-Through Company: 3 Reasons Why Businesses Would Opt for Transparency

Adrian de Groot Ruiz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Adrian de Groot Ruiz

We're living in an age where information travels fast and is becoming a public good. So why share?

Internet.org: A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing? Not So Fast

Margaret Coady | Posted 10.30.2013 | Business
Margaret Coady

I advise Facebook and its partners to be transparent about the mix of motivations involved and the business gains they're hoping to achieve.

10 Companies With Excellent Customer Service

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpgSPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com | Christina Couch | Posted 08.15.2013 | Fifty

With so many shopping options--online and in-store--customer service matters more than ever. Find out which brands do the most to keep you happy. T...

The New Demands of 21st Century Leadership

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 09.28.2013 | Business
Dr. Jim Taylor

There is little doubt that the business landscape has changed in the last two decades driven primarily by two forces: globalization and technology. Not surprisingly, these two market influences have directly impacted how heads of companies lead.

The Culture Code

Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 09.22.2013 | Business
Ricardo B. Salinas

The combination of experience and emotion produces what is known as imprint: once it is created, it conditions our mental processes, determining our future behavior. The combination of all our imprints define us as people.

Is There Anything More American Than Starting Your Own Business?

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 09.07.2013 | Small Business
Mary Ellen Biery

With huge success stories like Bill Gates, Sam Walton and Mark Cuban, Americans see what a good idea and working hard can accomplish, and many regular...

Recognize Talent

Gerald Chertavian | Posted 07.07.2013 | Impact
Gerald Chertavian

Tomorrow, thousands of Year Up students and staff in eight of our cities will take part in our annual Walk for Opportunity. They are rallying to raise public awareness about the massive pool of untapped talent that our young adults represent, and the economic necessity of closing the Opportunity Divide.

A More Transparent Future for Businesses

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 06.29.2013 | Small Business
Mary Ellen Biery

For most private companies, it's instinctive to keep financial data out of the public discourse and only share that information internally. But sometimes it can be advantageous for a private company to be more forthcoming about financial performance.

How You Play the Game: 5 Business Lessons Learned From Sports

Bill McBean | Posted 04.24.2013 | Small Business
Bill McBean

In sports, it's never just one thing that creates a winning team. It's a combination of a number of factors and how they are implemented. It's the same in business, because successful businesses have to do a number of things well -- every day -- in order to serve customers and create value.

The Best 2013 Super Bowl Ads Compilation (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.03.2013 | Sports
Shira Lazar

More and more brands are putting their biggest Super Bowl ads up on YouTube before the big game is even played. What's Trending has gone around and found all the hottest, must-see Super Bowl 47 commercials and put them all together in one massive compilation.

Corporate Cash Gets A Staycation From Taxation

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 01.23.2013 | Business

Science has determined that people need to know 7.5 things per day, on average, about the world of business. You can't argue with science. Lucky for y...

America's Most Successful Companies

MarketWatch | Posted 01.22.2013 | Business

MarketWatch: Each year at this time, 24/7 Wall St. forecasts the publicly traded U.S. companies that will have the highest profits in the year ahea...

Despite Nonstop Whining, Corporate Profits Set Record

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 01.17.2013 | Business

Science has determined that people need to know 7.5 things per day, on average, about the world of business. You can't argue with science. Lucky for y...

Companies EVERYONE Wants To Work For

24/7 Wall St. | Michael B. Satuer, Alexander E.M. Hess, and Samuel Weigley | Posted 11.10.2012 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: For the fourth year in a row, business students from around the world rated Google as the company they would most like to work for...

Transformation in Media Means Transforming Ourselves

Vivian Norris | Posted 10.22.2012 | Media
Vivian Norris

I kept wondering about those who own and control and create much of the media and how much if any time they spend on meditation, creating consciousness and how what they do affects all of us.

Chick-fil-A: Why the Outrage Now?

Jamison Doran | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics
Jamison Doran

Chick-fil-A, even with its donations, is not the main problem. It is the culture of our citizens and our government, which would actively view a group of people as second-class because they are perceived as "different." That's what needs to change.

Promote Your Business: 6 Ways Technology Can Help

Women & Co | Posted 07.31.2012 | Small Business
Women & Co

Whether your company is fully established or is in the "start-up" phase, here are six things you can do to improve your business' findability and increase its exposure to potential customers in the interactive space.

Good Bosses Share Key Personality Trait, Study Shows

Posted 05.01.2012 | Science

By: Chad Brooks, BusinessNewsDaily Contributor Published: 05/01/2012 06:14 AM EDT on BusinessNewsDaily People who tend to feel guilty make some ...

Companies Have Cash, Won't Share

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.23.2012 | Business

Companies around the world have tons of cash and talk all big about how confident they are about the economy, and yet they're sitting on their hands w...