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Cultivating Internal Leadership

Mehroz Baig | Posted 05.31.2014 | San Francisco
Mehroz Baig

There is no doubt that leadership within any organization is important, and to make a company exceptional it's not simply about having capable leaders at the helm of a group but effective ones. The problem that many companies run into is finding that leadership.

LOOK: Apple Is Hoarding An INSANE Amount Of Cash

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 01.24.2014 | Technology

Apple may not make the smartphones with the biggest screens, but the company sure has the biggest cash stockpile. With $146.6 billion in the bank,...

Beware the Global Consequences of Further Declines in the American Middle Class

David Paul | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics
David Paul

If the world is to sustain the momentum of economic development that is essential to Jim Yong Kim's optimism, the companies and countries that have benefitted from expanding free trade have a collective stake in figuring out a path forward that stanches the downward spiral of the American middle class.

Three Indispensable Tips for Leaders Under 30

Dorie Clark | Posted 03.31.2013 | Small Business
Dorie Clark

In a rapidly changing corporate environment, with traditional career paths and entire industries dissolving overnight, it can be a challenge for younger leaders to figure out the right path forward. Here are her top three insights for under-30 executives.

Why Is A University Suing The Company That Made Flip Cameras?

Posted 01.14.2013 | College

East Carolina University has filed a lawsuit in a federal court against Cisco Systems, a networking giant known for their teleconferencing technology ...

$21 Million Pay Raise?

Reuters | Posted 11.22.2012 | Business

BOSTON (Reuters) - Technology company Oracle Corp increased billionaire CEO Larry Ellison's compensation for last year by 24 percent. E...

Memo to Small Business: RingCentral Will Take Your Calls

Bill_Robinson | Posted 05.24.2012 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

Small businesses have always had a simple but nonetheless nagging problem: answering their phones with a consistent, professional presence.

Cisco Making Biggest Purchase In Years

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 05.15.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK — Cisco Systems Inc. is buying digital video technology company NDS Group Ltd. to enhance the range of products it sells to pay-TV prov...

Huge Initiative Targets Some Of Nation's Lowest-Performing Schools

AP | By LAWRENCE MESSINA | Posted 01.17.2012 | Education

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A coalition that includes a Fortune 500 company, labor unions and nonprofit foundations outlined plans Thursday to spend the next...

GRAPHIC: Inequality In America

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.01.2011 | Business

Since September, the Occupy Wall Street protests has focused greater attention on America's huge wealth gap between the rich and everyone else. But wh...

Bianca Bosker

Cisco Tech Chief Outlines The Advantages Of Being A Woman In Tech

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 09.24.2012 | Technology

Cisco Systems' chief technology officer Padmasree Warrior is one of the most powerful women in Silicon Valley. She is responsible for around two-th...

PHOTOS: Hallmark's Job Loss Cards

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.27.2011 | Business

"Don't think of it as losing your job, think of it as a time-out between stupid bosses." That's just one of the many comforting sentiments that tha...

Will Cisco Lose Its CEO?

Posted 11.13.2011 | Technology

By Nadia Damouni and Nicola Leske (Reuters) - When John Chambers takes to the stage on Tuesday, many will be wondering if it is the last time t...

Cisco's Q4 2011 Results Top Estimates

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 10.11.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Cisco Systems Inc. provided a small measure of comfort to the battered stock market late Wednesday with quarterly results that unders...

Cisco Could Eliminate 10,000 Jobs To Revive Profit Growth

Posted 09.11.2011 | Business

Networking equipment company Cisco Systems Inc could eliminate as many as 10,000 jobs, or about 14 percent of its workforce, to revive profit grow...

Cisco Said To Be Helping China Install Massive Surveillance System

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 09.04.2011 | Technology

A network of over 500,000 cameras designed for massive video surveillance across the Chinese city of Chongqing is in the works, according too the Wall...

Give Flip Cameras a New and Better Life

Tamar Abrams | Posted 06.14.2011 | Impact
Tamar Abrams

There are places on this planet where the Flip camera can change a life.

Cisco's CEO Vows 'Bold Changes' As Investors Worry

AP | By JORDAN ROBERTSON | Posted 06.06.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Cisco Systems Inc. CEO John Chambers is calling his company's recent missteps "unacceptable" and is vowing to take "bold steps" to na...

10 Companies To Own For The Next Decade: 24/7 Wall Street

24/7 Wall Street | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Picking stocks for a decade is no easy task. It might as well be for a lifetime because there probably will be two more bear markets and two more bul...

From Russia With Love: The "Reset" Continues

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Bradley

It certainly looked like Dmitry Medvedev had a good time on his first trip to America last week as Russia's president. It was all a far cry from the bleak old days of the Cold War.

Let the N.E.A. Lead Them

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dr. Susan Corso

We in the theatre have known for a long, long time that the show must go on. I'd venture to say that there's only one man in Washington who knows this in his bones -- National Endowment for the Arts chair, Rocco Landesman.

Cisco Agrees To Buy Norway's Tandberg For $3 Billion

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Cisco Systems Inc. tapped its immense cash hoard and announced a deal Thursday to buy Norway's Tandberg ASA for $3 billion in a bid t...

Cisco Janitors Take to the Streets

Natasha Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Natasha Chen

Chanting "No peace outside, no respect inside" and "Si se puede," workers filed down East Tasman Dr., where Cisco's tens of buildings line both sides of the street.

Protests Across Country Focus on Workers' Strife, Citizen Journalists Report

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reporting by Natasha Chen, Daniel Howes, Karen Kilpowicz, Pamela Mays McDonald, Linda R. Monk, Dorothy Noble, Elizabeth Ross, Jim Stevenson, Betty Ten...

The Business of Service

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Greenblatt

The corporations and small businesses that power American growth and shape our society could be the fuel that turbo-charges our vision of national service.