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Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Takes Powerful Step To Discuss Race With Employees

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 12.17.2014 | Black Voices

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is encouraging the company's 191,000 employees to talk about race in America and other issues raised by police killings o...

Anti-immigration Initiative Threatens to Isolate Switzerland From EU and the Rest of the World

Pro Journo | Posted 04.06.2014 | World
Pro Journo

By Ieva Maniušytė, Bachelors of Economics student at Vilnius University A few months after the World Economic Forum's annual meeting has ended, the...

Counting Your Facebook Fans? Here's Why This Small Biz Doesn't Bother

Jennifer Goforth Gregory | Posted 11.05.2013 | Small Business

Sarah Endline, founder of the New York City-based natural chocolate company, Sweetriot, was using social media to connect with her customers even befo...

The Secret To Keeping Each And Every One Of Your Social Media Followers

Lisa Wirthman | Posted 10.30.2013 | Small Business

Successful social media marketing isn’t just measured by the size of a company’s fan base. Even more important than how many fans and followers yo...

What You Can Learn From These 7 Small Businesses That Are Killing It On Twitter

Posted 10.30.2013 | Small Business

If you're a small business owner, you've no doubt already spent some time stressing about what to say on Twitter... or whether to say anything at all....

How Crucial Is Competence? 5 Surprising Facts

Angie Hicks | Posted 11.24.2013 | Business
Angie Hicks

To succeed in running a business, you must have or hone many skills. But competence can be more -- and also less -- than you might assume.

The 9 Most Disturbing Marketing Moves Of All Time

OPEN Forum | Mike Michalowicz | Posted 03.12.2013 | Small Business

This story originally appeared on OPEN Forum. From planting bomb-like devices around a major city to sabotaging an international stock exchange or ...

Small Business Owners Plan To Hire Despite Cash Flow Concerns

Open Forum | Jason Del Rey | Posted 06.20.2011 | Business

Yesterday, American Express OPEN released the results of its latest Small Business Monitor, a biannual survey of small business owners. While the repo...

Women-Owned Businesses On The Rise

Open Forum | Posted 06.02.2011 | Business

Today, American Express OPEN released The American Express OPEN State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, a comprehensive look at the growth of women-ow...