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4 Intelligent Ways to Increase Your Profits by Creating a Healthy Company Culture

Ahmad Raza | Posted 09.23.2016 | Business
Ahmad Raza

When you hear the word "culture," different things likely come to mind. You might think about art, food, or even the cultures of specific nations through the world.

Do You Want to Succeed as an Artist? Start Acting Like a Creative Entrepreneur.

Anna Sabino | Posted 09.01.2016 | Business
Anna Sabino

Starting a business became easier than ever. The ubiquity of tools gives us all endless opportunities to step into new business territories and start ...

Forgexit: Your Business Growth Is About You not the Rest of the World. Own It; Create Your Own universe

Lyndon Wood | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
Lyndon Wood

A negative mind set won't see your business moving in the right direction. Depressing yourself with potential ifs and buts will make your business suffer. No-one knows the long-term, or even mid-term, impact of Brexit. If you're a business owner and leader, you should focus on what matters and what is within your control - your actual business.

The 1% Formula

David B. Nast | Posted 05.17.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

Doing more with what you have without reinventing the wheel is the essence of Business Model Innovation. It's about unlocking critical constraints to ...

A Dangerously Good Year for Tobacco

Laurent Huber | Posted 05.16.2016 | World
Laurent Huber

I look at the tobacco industry's financial reports on a regular basis. As a public health professional, I expected to see our policy successes reflected as a blow to their profits. Instead, I was shocked to see the industry is still doing very well financially.

Airline Profits Soar To Jaw-Dropping Record In 2015

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 05.03.2016 | Business

While you, the customers, had your knees pinned against the seat in front of you and were forced to swallow record baggage and booking fees last year,...

Startups - Designing for Triple-Bottom-Line Innovations

Soren Petersen | Posted 04.26.2016 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by Dr. Ab Stevels Startups tackling sustainability are now in vogue, with organic farming, clean energy and mediation platforms for the sh...

Verizon's Tax Payments vs. Average Worker's Withholding Tax Payments

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 04.15.2016 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

These losses had multiple benefits to Verizon. Besides not having to pay most taxes, these massive losses per year were used to claim that the local phone networks are unprofitable and VNY received multiple rate increases, in part, to make up for these losses.

Are the Arts and Humanities Worth Your Investment? Making the Case for Our Shared Health and Wealth

Christine Henseler | Posted 03.25.2016 | Business
Christine Henseler

Our shared belief in the benefits of the Arts and Humanities can be found in the practices of our institutions of higher learning, in our communities, our businesses, and our next generation of young people.

Why You Should Be Trading CFDs

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 12.03.2015 | Business
Thaddeus McCarthy

Let's face it, everyone is a trader. Everything you do in life is about making a trade; that trade could be an opportunity cost, it could be raw money...

How E-Commerce Can Help Your Business Grow

Dorit Sasson | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Dorit Sasson

The e-commerce space otherwise known as electronic commerce relies heavily on the Internet and various technologies to run many businesses and organiz...

Six Realities of Trading for a Living

Paul Scolardi | Posted 10.15.2015 | Business
Paul Scolardi

For many individuals today seeking financial freedom and flexibility with their schedule, the idea of trading for a living seems only like a dream. The good news is, trading for a living is a possibility if you are willing to study the market, put in the work and handle some of the realities of trading for a living.

Are 'Plonkers' Crushing Your Margins?

Verne Harnish | Posted 10.14.2015 | Business
Verne Harnish

When Jim Harriott walks into one of Rx Management's 18 retail pharmacies in Australia, he usually has four words for his managers: "Show me your plonkers."

When the Ivory Tower Tilts

Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 09.21.2016 | Education
Dr. Cindi Love

I hope higher education doesn't demise as a result of its corporatization. I hope we don't cover up what needs to be illuminated and corrected. I hope we are wise and committed enough to change what we need to change to ensure that the next generation has a chance to enjoy the benefits of a college experience or education.

Are You a Benevolent Leader?

Lisa Murray | Posted 09.07.2016 | Business
Lisa Murray

Do you have an unconventional approach to leadership? Do you find yourself leading, whatever your position is? Are you always seeking ways to generate...

Young Entrepreneur Reveals Secret to Making a Profit In Year One

Chad Armstrong | Posted 08.27.2016 | Business
Chad Armstrong

Few businesses make a profit their first year. Most fail in five. There's no shortage of "entrepreneurial secrets" but what's the secret to being an entrepreneur who makes money?

Impact Investing Could Help Developing Countries Tackle Food Security, Climate Change

The Guardian | Lavanya Hinduja | Posted 07.24.2015 | Impact

Developing nations need trillions of dollars a year to tackle issues like food security, climate change risks and basic infrastructure. But foreign in...

4 Savvy Ways to Pump up Productivity and Profits

John Bowen | Posted 06.09.2016 | Business
John Bowen

When we first start building our businesses as naive young entrepreneurs, it can all seem so simple. Then as we gain traction and begin to make an impression on our marketplace, things get complicated quickly.

To Barter or not to Barter? There Is No Question

Asha Ramakrishna | Posted 05.26.2016 | Business
Asha Ramakrishna

You may hate me for this and think I am not progressive enough, but what I see is that although the altruistic notion of trading our craft for another's brilliant craft seems euphorically utopian, we are not ready for this.

Soul + Business. Perfectly Together

Asha Ramakrishna | Posted 05.11.2016 | Small Business
Asha Ramakrishna

Andrea wakes up to do yoga every day, quickly showers and takes the metro to the investment firm. By the time she sits at her desk, her heart sinks; she knows she is meant to do something else; something that has meaning, something that makes the world a better place.

The Greatest Ever Retail Stock Trader

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
Thaddeus McCarthy

Today I want to write about who I believe is beyond a shadow of a doubt, the greatest (ordinary) retail trader who ever lived. Now by ordinary, what I am talking about is an individual who did not go on to create an Investment Fund as a result of his initial institutional trading.

At the Bentonville Film Festival, Women Are Playing in the Major Leagues

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.08.2016 | Impact
Vivian Norris

A League of Their Own's Geena Davis, is doing something extremely important this week in, of all places, Bentonville, Arkansas. The Geena Davis Institute on Gender and Media has is supporting her effort to call attention to the unacceptable reality in which women, both behind and in front of the camera, find themselves in Hollywood.

What Is the Purpose of Business?

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 06.21.2015 | Business
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

Focusing on the bottom line as the ultimate priority has had an impact on raising unemployment, social crises, environmental challenges, health impacts, to name a few.

'Twas The Day After Christmas

Shruti Eva Saini | Posted 02.25.2015 | Business
Shruti Eva Saini

It's a common emerging theme -- unleashing products for a holiday in an accelerated non-sequential order (with so much Christmas stimuli in stores in November I often found myself wondering what happened to Thanksgiving) -- but who is causing and reinforcing this trend?

How to Grow Your Business Without Compromising Your Values

Kari Warberg Block | Posted 02.20.2015 | Small Business
Kari Warberg Block

Getting in the door of a major retailer is a big enough goal in and of itself, but when I launched my company, I was working for a triple bottom line. At the end of the day, I didn't just want my ledger to be in the black and growing; I was focused on growing people, planet and profits.