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Women in Business: Q&A with Kim Love, founder and CEO of The LoveLife Program

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kim Love is the founder of LoveLife Program, a food discovery system that helps individuals identify the impact food has on their body and mind. Aimed...

Innovation: Old Crops, New Soil

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 09.02.2014 | Business
Jeff DeGraff

Did you know that some of the largest chapters of agricultural groups like the Future Farmers of America are in urban centers? This may surprise you: ...

5 Trends Shaping the Future of Work

Vala Afshar | Posted 09.02.2014 | Business
Vala Afshar

Since the dawn of business there has been a certain style of how and when work should be done. It flows from the top down: beginning with the organiza...

Women in Business: Q&A with Barbara Rivera, President and General Manager of Public-Sector Business at Experian

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.02.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Barbara Rivera is the President and General Manager of Public-Sector Business at Experian. Rivera drives strategy and execution across Experian's publ...

Women in Business: Q&A With Victoria Livschitz, Founder of Qubell

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.01.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

"If you have family, make sure it is 100% behind you. Be prepared for a tremendous pressure, stress and financial risks associated with entrepreneurship and take the steps to assure you and your family is ready to deal with them."

Climate Change This Week: Rising Health Risks and Heat, Rising Renewables, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.30.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Looking above at recent temperature anomalies, much of the US is cooler than normal, but the eastern Pacific warm spot continues to prevent much rain from reaching California, which is hotter than normal.

Women in Business: Q&A with Jaclyn Shanfeld, Founder of Shop-Hers

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.30.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Entrepreneur Jaclyn Shanfeld has been immersed in the fashion and entertainment industries since launching her career a decade ago. Her expertise in all things style and luxury has helped pave the way for her latest business venture, the socially inspired designer online marketplace, Shop Hers.

How Do You Bring About Real Time Strategic Change?

BJ Gallagher | Posted 08.29.2014 | Business
BJ Gallagher

How to bring about organizational change is one of the chief challenges of my own consulting clients, so I sat down with Jake Jacobs recently to get his take on how to be an effective change agent, and how to facilitate positive organizational change.

How to Redefine Your Marketing Strategy in Today's Tech Drenched World

Lee Traupel | Posted 10.21.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

"There's many a slip twixt cup and the lip" is erroneously attributed to Shakespeare throughout history. The origins can be traced back to Greek myth...

Women in Business: Q&A with Ann Davis & Stephanie Bellanova, Broker Associates | Owners ERA Central Realty Group

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.29.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Ann Davis & Stephanie Bellanova have been working alongside each other as a mother/daughter team since 1986 when Ann opened ERA Ann Davis & Associates...

From Crane Operator to Artist: How a Homeless Man Is Transforming His Life

Liz Powers | Posted 08.28.2014 | Impact
Liz Powers

As my mailbox becomes inundated with flyers advertising extravagant Labor Day sales, I can't help but think about all of the people who became unemployed in the recession. How have their lives transformed over the last six years? Where are they now?

New Technology Could End the Debate Over Pipeline Safety

James Stafford | Posted 08.28.2014 | Business
James Stafford

Who could have ever imagined that North America would surpass Saudi Arabia as the world's largest producer of oil and natural gas liquids? A decade ago, that would have seemed laughable.

Women in Business: Q&A with Marla Rausch, Founder of Animation Vertigo

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.28.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Born and raised in the Philippines in the 1970s, Marla De Castro Rausch wanted to introduce the vast creative talent of artists from her home country ...

Mollie Reilly

Minimum Wage Hike Can Help Close San Francisco's Extreme Income Gap, Study Finds | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO -- A new study released Wednesday finds that increasing San Francisco's minimum wage would give raises to 23 percent of the city's workf...

Alex Salmond's Kamikaze Negotiating is a Millstone Round Scotland's Neck

David Miles | Posted 08.27.2014 | World
David Miles

John Swinney, the Finance Secretary for Scotland has repeated the SNP government's threat to walk away from Scotland's share of the UK debt.

Women in Business: Q&A with Moj Mahdara, Co-Founder and CEO of Made With Elastic

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.27.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Moj Mahdara is the Co-Founder & CEO of Made With Elastic (MWE), a strategic consulting agency that works with some of the nation's top technology, lif...

Lay Down Your Crown: How to Find Humility in Leadership

Sari Gabbay | Posted 08.26.2014 | Business
Sari Gabbay

Why do we become entrepreneurs? Is it because we know that when we work for ourselves we have the ability to make as much money as we want?

GE CDO: Use Data to Deliver Better Customer Outcomes

Vala Afshar | Posted 08.26.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

In our data-driven culture, organizations run the risk of collecting data for data's sake. Ganesh Bell, Chief Digital Officer and GM of Commercial Sof...

Women in Business: Q&A with Maria Horton, Founder and CEO of EmeSec Inc.

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.26.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Educated as a nurse, Maria Horton is a service-disabled veteran retired from the U.S. Navy who became the first Nurse Corps Officer to become a CIO of...

Getting Attention in Today's Social Media Tower of Babel

Lee Traupel | Posted 09.02.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

One of our greatest challenges working with clients is getting their attention, let alone their target market demographics. Some see this shiny mark...

Women in Business Q&A: Christina DeGuardi, SVP of Marketing, Branding and Communications at Crunch

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.25.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Christina DeGuardi, is the SVP of Marketing, Branding and Communications at Crunch. Christina brings a unique approach to all brand communication, one...

Three Ways to Help Your Startup Grow and Flourish

Julia Neumer | Posted 08.25.2014 | Business
Julia Neumer

Congratulations! You've discovered a valuable solution, developed a mission with purpose, implemented a business plan, and now you are running a successful startup.

Women in Business Q&A: Sandra Rowland, Vice President, Corporate Development and Investor Relations, HARMAN

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.23.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

In June 2013, Sandra E. Rowland was named Vice President, Corporate Development and Investor Relations. She leads the teams responsible for Corporate Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions and Investor Relations. Sandra joined HARMAN in October 2012.

Climate Change This Week: China Out Competes US on Solar, Droughts and Chills, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.22.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.

Margins Remain Suspicious

Michael Farr | Posted 10.22.2014 | Business
Michael Farr

So what are the causes for optimism with regard to future earnings power? Well, the most notable are probably the recent sharp decreases in interest rates and gas prices.