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Should I Stay or Should I Go Now: How The Clash Influenced a Startup's SEO Strategy

Dean Sioukas | Posted 07.26.2016 | Business
Dean Sioukas

The quintessential problem many startups face, is how to I get people to know about our company? Sure an article in the local paper is good and a nice website can tell a person a lot about you, but I am talking about the masses; that mass audience on the Internet that somehow will be mysteriously driven to your site when they are looking for what you are selling.

New Report: The Financial Industry Costs U.S. Taxpayers Trillions

Lynn Parramore | Posted 07.26.2016 | Business
Lynn Parramore

America's financial system is broken for all but a few at the top -- that much is plain. The rest sense that we are stuck on the minus end of some great financial formula, but given the complexity and size of Big Finance, it's hard to pin down exactly why it happens and how it all adds up.

Luigi Wewege Interviewed By The Hiring Guru

David Jensen | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
David Jensen

Luigi Wewege is the President and CEO of Vivier Group a multinational banking and financial services group of companies, providing its select services worldwide through representation in jurisdictions across Africa, Asia, Oceania, Europe and South America. Vivier Banking & Financial Services comprises of Vivier Bank a licensed offshore private bank and Vivier & Co a boutique financial services firm. Summarized, he's a busy and productive man.

New Networks to Fight Modern Slavery

Duncan Jepson | Posted 07.24.2016 | Impact
Duncan Jepson

The exploitation of people - whether their efforts are provided by debt bondage, under threat of violence, psychologically, by imprisonment or deceivi...

Women in Business Q&A: Deb DeHaas, Chief Inclusion Officer, Center for Corporate Governance, Deloitte

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Deloitte Deb DeHaas is chief inclusion officer and national managing partner, Center for Corporate Governance, Deloitte LLP. Deb drives Deloitte's st...

6 Things Kids Can Learn From a Summer Lemonade Stand

Jeff Rose | Posted 07.18.2016 | Parents
Jeff Rose

Since modern school schedules were invented, kids have looked forward to summers off. Instead of enduring hurried mornings as they rush off to school,...

Fintech: Offering Bank Customers Better Payed Jobs

David Nordfors | Posted 07.14.2016 | Business
David Nordfors

I was invited some time ago to speak at large banking conference about how machines are going kill bank jobs. I said I couldn't do it. Not because I don't think it can happen, but I prefer talking about the opportunities, which are huge, if we choose to create them. I suggest that the banks hold the keys to a future prospering economy.

Good To Great: The Iterative Process

Dean Sioukas | Posted 07.12.2016 | Business
Dean Sioukas

When you are creating something from scratch, you want it to stand the test of time, whether it be a banana bread recipe, a home you are building, or a website you are creating; naturally, you want to create the best product. So what happens next?

Why Does Everyone Hate Wall Street?

Jon Lukomnik | Posted 07.07.2016 | Business
Jon Lukomnik

Everyone, it seems, hates Wall Street. Presidential candidates compete to see who can most excoriate bankers.

Thelma And Louise: How To Avoid A Brexit-Like Disaster In Your Business Partnership

Dean Sioukas | Posted 07.20.2016 | Business
Dean Sioukas

To avoid a Brexit-like disaster in your business partnership, you gotta be willing to drive off a cliff with someone. Sometimes the wheels land on dirt, sometimes the grill hits the bottom of the canyon. But there is nothing like it when it works.

Thriving After Brexit: The UK And EU Should Reboot On The Blockchain

Don Tapscott | Posted 07.05.2016 | Technology
Don Tapscott

While the UK and the world grapple with the implications of last week's vote, a technological revolution is quietly unfolding that offers a glimmer of hope, not just to Britain, but also to Europe as a whole.

The Co-Worker: The Quick And Dirty

Dean Sioukas | Posted 06.30.2016 | Business
Dean Sioukas

You are starting a company with so much on your plate and not enough time in the day. You need help, but the process of finding competent people is a...

If It's Free, How Much Does It Cost?

Ira Israel | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics
Ira Israel

"Go shopping." ~ President George W. Bush shortly after 9/11 "Finance has increasingly made us creatures of time." ~ William N. Goetzmann, "Money Cha...

3 Critical Lessons We Can Learn From Failed Startups

Shane Paul Neil | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Shane Paul Neil

The difference between the 90% that go kaputz and the 10% that make it is the ability to turn small failures into lessons, and using those lessons to make sure the same mistakes never happen twice.

Women in Business Q&A: Karen Penney, VP and GM, American Express Global Corporate Payments and Small Business Services UK

Laura Dunn | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Karen Penney is the Vice President and General Manager of Global Corporate Payments and Small Business Services UK at American Express, an industry le...

Wake Up America And Meditate The Vote

Sister Jenna | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics
Sister Jenna

Do you wish for fewer guns to be accessible to all? More justice when it comes to the lost lives of young African American males? Do you want to see people of all life choices to feel accepted and safe?

Letting You Behind the Curtain

Dean Sioukas | Posted 06.23.2016 | Business
Dean Sioukas

Which banks are in the market for which loans? In many ways it is a tale no less epic than that of the tin man, the cowardly lion, the scarecrow and Dorothy in their kaleidoscopic journey through Oz only to discover that the great and powerful Oz was merely a traveling roadshow fakir.

Blockchain: A technology whose time has yet to come

Adi Gaskell | Posted 06.22.2016 | Technology
Adi Gaskell

Blockchain is a curious phenomenon in that it seems to be both massively hyped whilst flying under the radar at the same time. The likes of Bitcoin h...

Is Your Mindset Holding You Back

Sophie Andrews | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Sophie Andrews

If you take the time to focus on your business or financial situation and then analyse the difference between the actual numbers and your desired goal...

Dear Educators: Stop Staying You're Doing It For The Kids

Calvalyn Day | Posted 07.19.2016 | Education
Calvalyn Day

I anticipate some mixed and charged responses to this post, read it through and then let’s chat. Hit me on Twitter @FamandBizCoach Dear Educators, ...

4 Things You Need To Do To Take Your Startup From Launchpad To Success

Ahmad Raza | Posted 06.14.2016 | Business
Ahmad Raza

Speak to any entrepreneur and they'll tell you how launching your venture right can be the difference maker. Months and at times years of planning goe...

Divest to Invest: The New Global Movement

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 06.14.2016 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

One of the big topics currently on the minds of those who are concerned about climate change from college students to those planning for retirement ...

10 Things Financially Strong People Do

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 06.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Kristin Meekhof

People desire abundance and work hard to seek a prosperous life. When others achieve financial success, they often wonder- how this happen for them? ...

How Big Data Is Changing Conventional Lending

Phil Simon | Posted 06.08.2016 | Business
Phil Simon

It's no overstatement to say that new technologies and Big Data are upending many traditional industries. Sure, there are multi-billion-dollar darling...

The Co-Founder: Does he smell like cheese?

Dean Sioukas | Posted 06.07.2016 | Business
Dean Sioukas

Look, there are a lot of important things in life: the school you choose, the wife you choose, where, and with whom, you invest your money. But for a...