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George Lakoff

Understanding Trump

George Lakoff | July 22, 2016 | Politics
Why does Donald Trump publicly insult other candidates and political leaders mercilessly? Quite simply, because he knows he can win an onstage TV insult game. In strict conservative eyes, that makes him a formidable winning candidate who deserves to be a winning candidate.
Doug Wilson

Between The Parades

Doug Wilson | July 4, 2016 | Politics
Veterans and their families want a return to normalcy when they return home. But the military culture that serves to protect men and women while in service does not mesh with nor well- prepare them for civilian life.
William Hartung

Stop Playing Games With The Pentagon Budget

William Hartung | June 17, 2016 | Politics
Defending the United States and its allies is serious business. That's all the more reason Congress should stop playing games with Pentagon spending. A good place to start would be to put aside proposals to add billions to the department's already ample budget.
Women Entrepreneurs (WE) NYC

Finding A Business Idea You Love By Trial and Error

Women Entrepreneurs (WE) NYC | June 28, 2016 | Small Business
"I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun." Thomas A. Edison's quote reminds me of my father. Sitting around the dinner table with my family when I was growing up, my dad always admonished us to "Find something you love to do!"
Charmaine Belonio

4 Ways You Didn't Know Your Small Business Can Benefit From Online Auctions

Charmaine Belonio | June 15, 2016 | Business
It will be wise for small business owners to take advantage of this opportunity and to utilize online auction sites to the benefit of their small business.
George Beall

Why Entrepreneurs Make the Worst Significant Others

George Beall | June 8, 2016 | Small Business
You will need to adopt a new language. Entrepreneurs all use a mystical tongue of venture capital and startup lingo. This means you will be need to be able to decipher statements.
Brian Hughes

Reality Check: Small Businesses Must Be Using Social Media

Brian Hughes | June 28, 2016 | Business
Many small businesses are surprisingly lacking in digital marketing. The Marketing Trends Report found that almost 1 out of 5 small businesses had no plans to invest in digital marketing of any kind in 2016.
Karah Preiss

Arianna Huffington to Hunter College Grads: To Create a Better World, Secure Your Own Oxygen Mask First

Karah Preiss | June 2, 2016 | College
I had the great privilege of joining Arianna Huffington, HuffPost's editor-in-chief, at the 2016 Commencement Ceremony of my alma mater, Hunter College. Arianna gave the keynote address and was given the President's Medal by Hunter College President, Jennifer Raab.
Valerie Jarrett

Overtime Pay Gives Working Families a Boost

Valerie Jarrett | May 20, 2016 | Politics
Overtime protections are a fundamental part of being a worker in America. If an employer asks you to put in extra hours at work, your employer should pay you extra, too, regardless of whether you receive an hourly wage or a salary.
Kimberly E. Stone

Q&A With Edward Rhodes: Crowdfunding vs. Delaware

Kimberly E. Stone | May 15, 2016 | Business
The biggest challenge with respect to raising capital online is making your project stand out from the pack.
Lucinda Watrous

4 Small Business Lending Options for Women

Lucinda Watrous | May 16, 2016 | Business
Beyond using credit cards, personal savings, retirement accounts, and reaching out to friends and family, there are many ways to get the capital you need to run your business.
Ahmad Raza

Image vs. Substance in Your Self-Made Journey

Ahmad Raza | May 15, 2016 | Business
Whether it's driving a clunker, or couch surfing instead of renting your own place, the necessities of making the entrepreneur lifestyle work can look like failure from the outside. But the bridge to success is built with sacrifice; personal and financial.
David Finkel

21 Business Controls to Help You Let Go of More (and Worry Less)

David Finkel | May 4, 2016 | Business
In this article I wanted to go into greater detail about "business controls" by giving you a list of 21 concrete examples of business controls. Read through the list. It will give you a clear grasp of what controls are and how they fit into the plan of scaling your company.
Alex Pirouz

The Difference Between Business Failure and Success

Alex Pirouz | May 3, 2016 | Business
When I look back at my career, there are a number of things that have contributed to both my success and failure, one of those is setting up my businesses to be legally sound and protected.
Linda Coles

Leaving a Legacy

Linda Coles | May 2, 2016 | Impact
Every year some 150,000 to 300,000 businesses owned at least in part by Boomers have owners that hit retirement age. Together they employ millions of Americans. Like many other retiring Boomers, we worried A Child's Place might be downsized by a new owner or have to close.
Neal Samudre

5 Ways Minimalism Helped Me Build a Profitable Online Business

Neal Samudre | May 1, 2016 | Business
I chased every lead to market my business online. I didn't know where to put a majority of my efforts. And I spread myself thin because I was driven to make this work. After months of trying and failing, I finally hit a turning point that made my business profitable.
Marie-Sophie Vaucher Rais

Good Night, Children: Sleep a Nonnegotiable Issue

Marie-Sophie Vaucher Rais | April 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
For my pajamas I choose the softest, lightweight cottons, and if possible made with organic fabrics. Pajamas for children have to be comfortable, and keep the body temperature uniform throughout the night.
Pauline Paquin

Can You Make Money as an Airbnb Host?

Pauline Paquin | April 29, 2016 | Business
You hear a lot about people making money by renting out rooms on AirBnB, but what really goes into being a great host? Here is how I run a small AirBnB guest house in Guatemala.
Apryl Beverly

How to Work the Heck Out of Networking Events like PeriCON

Apryl Beverly | April 26, 2016 | Business
A conference or any other marketing/networking strategy is only as good as how you leverage the opportunity.
Sandra Guynes

5 Secrets to a Successful Business with a Baby at Home

Sandra Guynes | April 22, 2016 | Business
Maybe I was experiencing some crazy postpartum psychosis, because when my daughter turned three months I decided to take my coaching business online. I literally worked with my baby in one arm and my laptop in the other. A decision and journey I'm so thankful I started on.
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