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Women in Business Q&A: Jo-Ann Houston, Director of Business Development, GYMGUYZ

Jo-Ann Houston PT, CSCS is the Director of Business Development at GYMGUYZ, a mobile personal training fitness franchise company headquartered in Plainview, New York. Jo-Ann is also a New York State licensed Physical Therapist and certified personal trainer. Show More Summary

Women in Business Q&A: Channaly Philipp, Co-Curator, Taste Asia Food Festival

Channaly Philipp is one of the masterminds behind the 2015 Taste Asia Food Festival, the largest Asian food festival in North America. She serves as the Managing Editor of Epoch Taste, the dining and food section of The Epoch Times.Show More Summary

4 Steps to Managing Your Small Business' Online Reputation

Since 90 percent of customers say their buying is influenced by online reviews, you'd better make sure your online reputation, in reviews and other places, is as positive as possible. This is something your marketing people should be...Show More Summary

Why B-Corps Have Great Employee Engagement

Becoming a Certified B-Corporation can help unleash the passion, initiative and imagination of employees by connecting them with the larger meaning behind their work. Goldman Sachs found that millennials, who represent nearly 50 percent of the global workforce, "have specific needs at work that are dramatically different from previous generations. Show More Summary

Everyone Can Be an Impact Investor -- Here's How to Start

The movement toward investing in what's good instead of just screening out what's bad is growing, spurred by a new generation of investors. Millennials are questioning conventional systems and approaches across the board, from food to education to finance. Show More Summary

Encountering Benefit Corporations

I first met Jay Coen Gilbert, founder of B Lab, the nonprofit behind the B-Corporation concept, 10 years ago at a Spirit in Business meeting. I invited the group to my "Circle of Entrepreneurs" meeting, and Jay showed up. He liked the...Show More Summary

Doing the 'Give One' Right

New "buy one give one" companies are cropping up every day, and we at SoapBox love helping the movement grow. However, as I'm sure you've heard, these companies, and even nonprofits before that, have received criticism for doing more harm than good. Show More Summary

When Volunteerism Meets Adventure

Looking for your ideal match online? Step one, set up a profile. List your interests and skills: Writing, Education, Nonprofit Operations. Where would you like to travel? India, Costa Rica. Now, submit. You've got a match, two matches:...Show More Summary


I love the way we use the word platform today. In fact, according to Google the use of the word has skyrocketed over the years...particularly as it became a metaphor for developing ideas and products that shared some common core. What I love about the word platform is the visual imagery it calls to mind. Show More Summary

The Federal Reserve Board's Payroll Tax on our Children

The deficit hawks appear to be making a comeback, at least in the media, if not among the public at large. This isn't surprising since we have billionaires prepared to spend large chunks of their money to scare people about the deficit,...Show More Summary

An Evening With Peter Thiel

One of our greatest concerns today is how technology will alter our lives in the decades to come. Part of the Science & Democracy lecture series at Harvard, Peter Thiel, co-founder of Paypal and Palantir, offered new ways to propel the...Show More Summary

Tuesday Nights with Carol Koh Evans

Carol Koh Evans is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Tradesy, Inc., the leading online marketplace for pre-owned women's designer fashion, handbags and accessories. Prior to Tradesy, Evans was the Chief Operating...Show More Summary

Secrets of a Career Climb: Make Shit Happen, Deal When It Does

Last summer, a friend asked if I would consider being a featured speaker for his "Visiting Executive Lecture Series" at William Paterson University's Cotsakos College of Business. The pitch: "Jim, the students are primarily juniors and seniors, just starting to think about landing their first job and career path beyond. Show More Summary

Indie Filmmakers Build Business to Finally Disrupt the Industry

Photo credit: Max Silverman The job of most indie filmmakers is truly a labor of love, devoted to creating and producing films that very few people ever see. But the industry is finally seeing some push back from indie filmmakers Emily...Show More Summary

Why Every Startup Should Ignore the Competition

I get asked a lot from budding entrepreneurs about how to handle "the competition" in a crowded or fast-growing market place, and I always respond with an answer that may seem counter-intuitive at first: Ignore them. That's right. Place...Show More Summary

3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Relationship With Money

3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Relationship With Money Mannequin in Prague: The Intertwine Group, LLC Money, just the mention of it can stir strong emotions. Whether we have little or a lot, we all have a connection to its use and acquisition. Show More Summary

6 Ways to Unlock Your Inner Leadership Skills

Simon Sinek started out like most entrepreneurs with a dream. He created a business because he thought he had a better mousetrap and watched it grow and prosper with a small staff and an amazing client roster. At first it was exciting and fun. Show More Summary

Influence More in Today's Workplace

There is absolutely no doubt that there's a new kid on the block when it comes to workplace behaviour, particularly if you are looking to thrive at a leadership level. The days of hiding away in a corner office, gazing out the window in splendid isolation, are well and truly over. Show More Summary

11 Economies Shaking Up the World of Work

Did you catch the headline last week about Amazon Prime's new same-day service? Online shoppers in some markets who place an order before noon can now get their packages later that very day. And, not to be outdone, Apple announced that...Show More Summary

7 Lessons Penny Stock Trading Has Taught Me About Life

I started trading penny stocks as a high school student, and since I recently turned 34, that means I've been an active trader for more than 15 years. And while nobody likes to admit to getting older, my recent birthday has left me reflecting...Show More Summary

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