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Is Your Business Confused?

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

By MaryEllen Tribby Many entrepreneurs and small business owners make the mistake of not taking the time to craft a mission statement. They think it'...

What We Can Learn From Luck

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Conclusion: Considering the subject of luck can help us appreciate the moment and increase our compassion toward people who are less fortunate.

Why A Healthier Company Is A Stronger Company

AJ Agrawal | Posted 06.03.2016 | Business
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AJ Agrawal

There’s a lot of concern regarding the health of the average American worker, with 35% being labeled as obese. Increasingly, American companies are ...

"Nice Work If You Can Get It"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.10.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Whenever I attempt to do something I can't do -- sing, dance, perform surgery -- somebody tells me not to quit my day job. The only p...

'I Don't Want To Be A Princess' Reminds Girls They Have Real Career Options

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 04.15.2016 | Good News

Once upon a time, a little girl named Keira dreamed of being a pilot rather than a princess. It was because of this desire that her mom, Beckie Thomps...

Adrian Lester: Best Robert in Stephen Sondheim's 'Company'

Courtney M. Soliday | Posted 04.11.2016 | Arts
Courtney M. Soliday

Phone rings, door chimes, in comes Stephen Sondheim's Company! Please let me know in the comments your favorite Bobby.

Answering Earthquake and Tsunami, U.S. to Japan Five Years Ago: 'Tell Us What You Need'

Scott Van Buskirk | Posted 03.15.2016 | World
Scott Van Buskirk

Five years ago this month, a megathrust earthquake shook the northeast coast of Japan and triggered a tsunami that swallowed whole communities. The de...

Job Passion or Money? 3 Keys College Students Need to Know About Money

Garrett Mintz | Posted 03.02.2016 | College
Garrett Mintz

For college students, possessing a realistic expectation of their career at a company is extremely difficult because they have never worked in the corporate world before. Sure, many college students have had internships and part time jobs before, but it is not the same as being in a full-time career.

You Don't Need Your Dad's Connections

Garrett Mintz | Posted 02.16.2016 | Business
Garrett Mintz

After you know the right people, who those people are, and have taken the time to listen to them, you can then easily transition to being understood. The key to being understood is to clearly and concisely convey what you are interested in doing.

WTF Is Organizational Culture?

Garrett Mintz | Posted 01.19.2016 | Business
Garrett Mintz

Organizational cultures are not universally good or universally bad for every person. Just because two organizations have the exact same activities (i.e. casual Fridays and philanthropic events) doesn't mean that those activities are received the same way at each company by the employees.

Don't Worry, You Can Fix Those Travel Mistakes -- Here's How

Christopher Elliott | Posted 11.01.2016 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

If you can't fix an error before you arrive, the best time to say something is at the moment you notice it. Too many travelers wait until they're home to speak up, and by then, the company's options for redemption are limited.

Are These Travel Companies Really Sorry?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 10.11.2016 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

For wronged travelers, simply having a company admit to a problem is a good start. But gauging the sincerity of the apology is not always so easy.

Why Travel Companies Don't Trust You

Christopher Elliott | Posted 10.08.2016 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Travelers say they're distrustful of companies for other reasons, too. Maybe they've been on a flight that was delayed by "weather" even when conditions were clear on both ends. Or maybe they've been told a hotel is sold out, even though rooms are still available on third-party sites.

Ten Years After Katrina: The Evolution of Corporate Response to Disasters

Daryl Brewster | Posted 09.28.2016 | Impact
Daryl Brewster

At the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, CECP looks back at how disaster relief response has changed among companies. We found that overall, the data show that aggregate giving from corporations for disaster relief has declined over the last five years. A deeper look into the data and additional resources shows that it's a complex story. We explored:

How to Discover Your Brand's Purpose

Janet Odgis | Posted 09.08.2016 | Business
Janet Odgis

Every entrepreneur and professional should ask themselves three simple questions: • What is their company's purpose? • Why is that purpose valua...

Not Getting Married Today

George Heymont | Posted 08.16.2016 | Arts
George Heymont

It was difficult to explain to this passionate Cuban man that I didn't want to marry anybody. Still don't. Why not? I'm one of those men that Professor Henry Higgins described as "a confirmed old bachelor, and likely to remain so."

Branding: Familiarity Breeds Contentment

Janet Odgis | Posted 08.03.2016 | Business
Janet Odgis

What's in a name -- and a logo? Plenty. Your company's core identity, for one. Your name and logo (your branding, taken together) represent the first glimpse potential customers get of you, and longtime customers take comfort in the stability and reassurance your branding confers.

Retailers, Don't Miss This Change to Facebook

Melanie Curtin | Posted 06.21.2015 | Business
Melanie Curtin

If you're a retailer and you target Millennials, it's time to take note. This new Facebook feature could be a game changer.

7 Reasons Why the Company Value Proposition May Be Off the Mark

Scott MacFarland | Posted 06.08.2015 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Many people and companies toss around the word value like it really has no value at all. We don't intend to de-value the word or even how we use it.

People Leave Bad Bosses, Not Companies: Here's Why

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 03.15.2015 | Business
Paula Davis-Laack

People crave good leadership, and when it doesn't measure up, good employees leave and companies lose lots of money and valuable talent.

It's Showtime! One Key to Continual Motivation

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 01.11.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

So here's the dilemma: When is acting being professional? When is acting being phony? I want to help leaders learn how to be great performers, but I never believe that they should be phonies. How can I, as a coach, understand the difference?

Healthy Brands Answer These Five Tough Questions

Scott MacFarland | Posted 10.26.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

These are not the only questions you need to ask your marketing team. However, they are a great place to start if you are questioning your brand identity. Start here and you will be well on your way to discovering the elusive answer to, is my company a healthy brand?

George Chakiris Remembers Company Co-Star Elaine Stritch

Debra Levine | Posted 10.04.2014 | Arts
Debra Levine

The still handsome, still-fit Chakiris, who now designs jewelry, enjoys reminiscing. But two weeks after Stritch's death in Michigan at 89, he wants to set the record straight.

Where Does Your Innovation Strategy Begin?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 10.01.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Can a business innovate if it's not trying? Have you ever been in a company meeting where the word innovation is tossed around quite a bit? I have experienced this in my career with both small and large companies.

Joint Venture: Business Agreement for International Trade

Darilyn Aquino | Posted 09.28.2014 | Business
Darilyn Aquino

You must keep in mind that a joint venture is particularly aimed at obtaining the respective commercial benefits, but does not include all business or economic activities of the participating members.