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How to Address the Embarrassing Issue of Pay Inequity

Susan Bulkeley Butler | Posted 04.08.2014 | Women
Susan Bulkeley Butler

Businesses should pay and promote women equally because it's the right thing to do. But they should also do it because it's the smart thing to do.

Rand Paul, You Failed Econ 101. Supply, Demand and the Minimum Wage

Joe Driscoll | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
Joe Driscoll

When an antiquated economic theory is refuted by data, we must go with the data, and also trust our instincts. What's your gut tell you about the potential impact of raising the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10 per hour?

Finding New Wealth for Environmental Gain

Joe S. Whitworth | Posted 03.31.2014 | Green
Joe S. Whitworth

Although social impact investing has been around for a pretty good while (e.g., microfinance, gender lens investing, etc), the reality is that investment vehicles for conservation has lagged behind.

Meatless Monday: Welcome, Class -- Online Plant-Based Culinary Education Begins Today

Ellen Kanner | Posted 03.22.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

"It's absolutely massive -- it's everything I know about the foundational cooking principles of plant-based cuisine," says Chad Sarno. "It has over 20...

Forbes' Releases Most Influential Celebrities 2014 List

Posted 01.25.2014 | Celebrity

As it does every so often, Forbes has released yet another list that pits celebrities against one another. This time, the index is influence, hence cr...

Innovating for Equity

Elisa Villanueva Beard | Posted 03.18.2014 | Education
Elisa Villanueva Beard

Social Entrepreneurs get their start by pitching new solutions to people who can help them turn their ideas into action. Alejandro Gac-Artigas '09 is ...

Pebble Mine's 2013 Year End Review: 'One Foot in the Grave?'

Joel Reynolds | Posted 03.08.2014 | Green
Joel Reynolds

Coming off a disappointing 2012, the Pebble Limited Partnership and its uniquely reckless project hit the rocks repeatedly in 2013.

Goodbye Mayor Mike, Hello Bill and Carmen

Alan Singer | Posted 03.08.2014 | New York
Alan Singer

Will de Blasio/Fariña schools be substantially different from Bloomberg/Klein/Walcott schools? As Randy Newman sings in the opening to every show in the Monk detective series, "I may be wrong now, but I don't think so!"

Despite Critics' Claims, Medicaid Expansion Won't Lead to Catastrophe

Wendell Potter | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Reform advocates have long suggested that getting folks out of the ranks of the uninsured should cut down on visits to the ER for noncritical medical care. An Oregon study, which was published in the journal Science, would seem to disprove that theory.

How Actress & Billionaire Heiress Josie Ho Won Her Family Feud

Ilana Rapp | Posted 02.23.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Aside from being named to Forbes list of 20 Most Intriguing Billionaire Heiresses, Josie is an accomplished actress, has a band and is also known as a trendsetter in Asia.

The Year's Top-Grossing Movie Star Is ...

Posted 12.18.2013 | Entertainment

Dwayne Johnson was the rock of the box office in 2013, if Forbes' new list of the highest-grossing actors is any indication. Johnson's starring ve...

Jennifer Aniston Won't Be Happy About Landing On This List

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.10.2013 | Entertainment

Jennifer Aniston might be America's Sweetheart, but that doesn't mean she's always box office gold. Her rusty performances have landed her on Forbes' ...

Anti-GMO Study Discredited

Richard Ha | Posted 12.03.2013 | Hawaii
Richard Ha

There's big news in the anti-GMO world. Food and Chemical Toxicology, the peer-reviewed scientific journal that in 2012 published controversial resear...

A 14-Year-Old's $250 Million Idea

Forbes | Karsten Strauss | Posted 12.02.2013 | Small Business

Forbes: All Isabella “Bella” Weems really wanted was a used car. That desire set in motion a chain of events that led to the Arizona teenager s...

Forbes Reportedly Exploring Sale

Posted 11.15.2013 | Media

Bloomberg News reported Friday that Forbes Media, the publisher of Forbes magazine, is exploring a sale. Sources familiar with the matter said tha...

Risky Business: Taking Risks in Pursuit of Your Passion

Pamela Barnes | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Pamela Barnes

My advice to women who are either just starting their careers or contemplating making a career move is this: Bring your best skills to what you're passionate about.

Bloomberg's $uper Dozen Years

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Howard Steven Friedman

Here we are in 2013, 12 years since Bloomberg gave up his position as CEO in order to concentrate his full efforts on the public service of helping the city. Luckily, Hizzoner's fortune has not suffered from this sacrifice.

Can You Improve Customer Service By Empowering Your Team?

Alistair Niederer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Alistair Niederer

More employee empowerment really is a great deal for employees, customers, and customer service managers - perhaps more firms should be exploring this idea?

Who Is The World's Most Powerful Person?

Posted 10.30.2013 | World

While U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel wrangle over recent spying revelations, the allied leaders have reason to celebr...

Brand and Brands: What Politicians Have to Learn From Russell, And Free Market Capitalism

Nick Jefferson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Nick Jefferson

If you have a message that you need to convey, it is your job to communicate that message in a style and format that will resonate with those to whom you are trying to speak. And in this respect, there is absolutely no difference between politics and business.

Jenni Rivera Makes One Of Forbes' Lists

Blogamole | Michael Lopez | Posted 10.25.2013 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez Clearly no one wants to be on Forbes’ “Top Earning Dead Celebrity List.” But for the families of the departed souls, ...

Michael Vick's Redemptive Story

Carolyn Custis James | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Carolyn Custis James

With God's help, Vick is turning his life around. Four years and counting, he is moving steadily forward. Rather than pointing to the past, wouldn't we all be better served to be cheering him on?

The NFL's Most Hated Player?

Posted 10.28.2013 | Black Voices

It’s still a dog-eat-dog world for Michael Vick. Four years since his reinstatement into the NFL stemming from federal charges for financing a dog f...

Houghton Mifflin Just Called Dell a Publisher

Stephanie Losee | Posted 12.09.2013 | Media
Stephanie Losee

Can paid media still support traditional media if it's not advertorial?

Are Beyonce And Jay Z Bigger Than Disney?

Posted 10.10.2013 | Celebrity

Whoever said popular music was dead may need to take another look at the matter. Vanity Fair just released its 2013 "New Establishment" list of pow...