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How Important Are Vacations?

Rod Kurtz  09.14.2011
Against the backdrop of high unemployment and an economy that some fear has already slipped back into recession, President Obama recently...
Who Are Your Role Models?

Who Are Your Role Models?

Rod Kurtz  03. 1.2011
We all have role models. The Beatles poster you had on your wall as a kid. Your prized Michael Jordan game jersey. A signed copy of The...
How Would You Deal With Problem Employees?

How Would You Deal With Problem Employees?

Rod Kurtz  03. 1.2011
As you may have heard, Charlie Sheen has been on a bit of a bender lately. A media bender, that is. The scandal-plagued star of Two and...
Is Facebook Really Worth $50 Billion?

Is Facebook Really Worth $50 Billion?

Rod Kurtz  01. 5.2011
"Like" it or not, Facebook appears here to stay. With more than 500 million users across the globe, Time's reigning Person of the Year...
What's The Last Thing You Do Every Day?

What's The Last Thing You Do Every Day?

Rod Kurtz  12.13.2010
For all the talk about the carefree lives of entrepreneurs, they tend to be a pretty disciplined bunch. After all, when you're your own...
What Are Your Best Travel Secrets?

What Are Your Best Travel Secrets?

Rod Kurtz  11.24.2010
Full-body scanners, invasive pat-downs, endless delays, cramped seats, screaming babies -- ah, the joys of travel. Why do we subject ourselves...
What Are You Thankful For?

What Are You Thankful For?

Rod Kurtz  11.24.2010
Thanksgiving is our annual opportunity to stuff ourselves, catch up with friends and family, throw a football around and get a jump on...
What's One Question You Ask On Every Job Interview?

What's One Question You Ask On Every Job Interview?

Rod Kurtz  09.22.2010
While unemployment holds frustratingly steady at nearly 10 percent, some businesses are still hiring right now -- many of them small businesses....
Is Now A Good Time To Start A Business?

Is Now A Good Time To Start A Business?

Rod Kurtz  09. 5.2010
The unemployment rate still stands at nearly 10 percent. The housing market continues to slide. The Dow has had more wild mood swings than...
What Role Should Charity Play In Business?

What Role Should Charity Play In Business?

Rod Kurtz  08.25.2010
Capitalism, as we've seen throughout history and are routinely reminded of, can be a tremendous force for social good -- creating jobs,...
What Is Your Message For BP?

What Is Your Message For BP?

Rod Kurtz  07.13.2010
After more than three months of failed attempts to stop the oil leak that has as many as 4.5 million barrels of crude into the Gulf Coast,...
What's The First Thing You Do Every Day?

What's The First Thing You Do Every Day?

Rod Kurtz  07. 9.2010
While there are only 24 hours in a day, most busy entrepreneurs could probably use twice as many. Running your own business is hardly a...
How Can Interns Help Your Company?

How Can Interns Help Your Company?

Rod Kurtz  06.18.2010
At their best, interns can be energetic, creative, invaluable members of your team -- who work for cheap. At their worst, they can be annoying,...
Can Twitter Really Help Your Business?

Can Twitter Really Help Your Business?

Rod Kurtz  06. 9.2010
Love it or hate it -- Twitter appears here to stay. The popular social networking and microblogging platform, which now boasts more than...