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Corporate America

Why Failure Makes You a Better Entrepreneur

Molly Reynolds | Posted 08.24.2016 | Business
Molly Reynolds

While I don't know them personally, I'm pretty sure that none of the hundreds of American athletes traveled to the Olympics with the "F word" on their minds. There is absolutely nothing emotionally pleasant about failing, because it makes you feel like, well, a failure!

Why America's #1 Business Advantage is Being Ravaged by Cultural Shifts and Social Media

Emad Rizkalla | Posted 08.23.2016 | Business
Emad Rizkalla

American business is fast paced, entrepreneurial and built on rugged individualism. While many nations have business cultures that run away from risk and avoid 'breaking new ground' at all costs, US business seeks them out almost like a moth is drawn to light.

Women: Sugar And Spice And Everything Else Business Needs To Succeed

Merry Carole Powers | Posted 07.29.2016 | Business
Merry Carole Powers

There have been a lot of reminders. There was the paltry 6-month sentence Brock Turner received for raping a young woman and the accompanying letter...

Corporate Leaders Need Mental Toughness

Steve Siebold | Posted 07.08.2016 | Business
Steve Siebold

There's a champion performer inside all of us just waiting to get in the game. If you want to ascend to the throne of the world-class, if you want to be a world-class C level executive, mental toughness is the ticket to becoming one of the great ones.

Millennials. They're Kind of A Big Deal.

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 06.30.2016 | Business
Trudy Bourgeois

Millennials are here to stay. They are ready to work. They are ready to contribute. And they are ready to do all of that on their own terms.

The Corporate Vortex: We're Not In Sedona Anymore

Gina Soleil | Posted 06.30.2016 | Business
Gina Soleil

I've been fitting my entire life into my corporate job rather than fitting my corporate job into my life. So much so, that for the past four months I've literally given up everything that I love.

Millennials & Ambition: 5 Things I Learned

Candidly Kim | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Candidly Kim

As a millennial, I learned very quickly that ambition is the fuel for my career. Without it, I would have no choice other than to settle. I used to think that success was a direct correlation to automatic manifestation. Unfortunately it wasn't and I learned, from flying on airplanes, that everything is a process.

The Truth About Ethical Organizations

Mark Pastin | Posted 06.20.2016 | Business
Mark Pastin

There are many ideas about the factors that contribute to the ethics of an organization. These ideas range from ethical leadership to a concern for stakeholders to having a mission beyond economic success.

(Counterintuitive) Tips to Run a Small Business

Michal Koziol | Posted 05.27.2016 | Business
Michal Koziol

Being an entrepreneur or business owner is, for a lot of people, choosing to work 80 hours a week for yourself to avoid that 40 hours you'd be working for someone else's corporation.

No, America's National Parks Are Not for Sale. A Q&A With National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis

Will Shafroth | Posted 05.27.2016 | Green
Will Shafroth

I am often asked about the role of corporate partners and how their philanthropy supports the National Park System. More recently, I've heard concerns about commercialization attaching itself to the national parks themselves.

5 Steps I Took To Start Living My Dreams

Malcolm 'MJ' Harris | Posted 05.26.2016 | Business
Malcolm 'MJ' Harris

After making the decision to leave my corporate job and build the life that I desired, I started my own business with the mission of helping other people do the same.

What It Takes to Be President of the American Police State: Anti-Big Money, Anti-War, Pro-Constitution, Freedom-Loving Candidates Need Not Apply

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.24.2016 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Long gone are the days when the path to the White House was open to anyone who met the Constitution's bare minimum requirements of being a natural bor...

How to Be a New York City Corporate

Sally Flower | Posted 05.19.2016 | New York
Sally Flower

There are not many characteristics you need to learn to be a New York Corporate. Some are relatively easy to master others will take practice.

The Pay Gap At The Top Of Corporate America Is Not What You Think

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business

At the tippy top of the corporate ladder, women are paid more than men, but don't get too excited about it. We're talking about a handful of super-eli...

Why I Dress the Way I Do: The Real Corporate America

Charlene Chinn | Posted 04.28.2016 | Black Voices
Charlene Chinn

My company has an unspoken rule...dress to impress. There is no shortage of buttoned up suits and designer heels. I have even seen a few red bottoms and Jimmy Choos walk through the office floors. On the flip side there are definitely those who come to work on the more "casual" side.

Quitting Is for Winners: Why Your Company Should Celebrate Quitters and Encourage Strategically-driven Defection

Becky Ericson | Posted 04.18.2016 | Business
Becky Ericson

Our corporate cultures rarely take kindly to quitters, let alone celebrate them. And while counterintuitive at first blush, the competency of quitting is key to managing with agility. We absolutely need more quitters -- and cultures of quitting -- to best run our businesses.

This Man Wants To Inspire You To Finally Follow Your Dreams

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.25.2016 | Healthy Living

Mike Lewis found himself at a crossroads when he was 24 years old, feeling unstimulated working in the corporate world but too scared to quit. Eventua...

My Mission to Change the Toxic Nature of Work

Peter Chiarchiaro | Posted 04.18.2016 | Business
Peter Chiarchiaro

Recently, I've been reflecting on my journey over the past 10 years. Growing up in New York, I graduated with a BA in economics. At 21, I had a full ...

Modern Brands Tell Their Sustainability Stories

Christine Fruechte | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business
Christine Fruechte

Where should today's modern brands be investing to gain tomorrow's competitive edge? In sustainability. More specifically, in their own sustainability story.

'Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble' by Dan Lyons

Phil Simon | Posted 04.10.2016 | Books
Phil Simon

What do you get when you put a fifty-something ex-Newsweek reporter in a startup environment rife with new, mostly white college graduates? I was curious, so I read Dan Lyons' How about Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble.

Dear Furniture Industry, Love Coworking

Amanda Schneider | Posted 03.23.2016 | Business
Amanda Schneider

The coworking craze is infiltrating American work life in a big way. According to a report from the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, re...

Autism Without Fear: Don't Get TOO Excited About Autism Employment Initiatives

Michael John Carley | Posted 03.02.2016 | Parents
Michael John Carley

Over the last five years, many new non-profits (and for-profits with consciences) have formed to answer the 75-85% unemployment rate endured by adults...

I Found My Work-Life Balance With 5 Changes

Lori Axler | Posted 02.26.2016 | Business
Lori Axler

I have finally found self employment to be the right formula that fits my life. At least it works for me at this moment in time. But not everyone finds or even believes that this ambiguous concept of balance exists.

Only One GOP Candidate Seized On Anger With Corporate America

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 02.14.2016 | Politics

As the Republican presidential hopefuls took turns verbally clawing at one another during Saturday night's debate, front-runner Donald Trump made sure...

Swearing an Oath -- Part 2: The Kristallnacht of American Public Education

Frank Breslin | Posted 02.09.2016 | Education
Frank Breslin

Given this unambiguous show of support for charters, how could our governors have the chutzpah to swear an oath to protect public schools, as this would pose a crisis of conscience, not to speak of a conflict of interest akin to setting a fox to guarding a hen house?