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Online Reputation Management, CEOs and the Age of Gender Discrimination Litigation

By: Shannon M. Wilkinson Ellen Pao's lawsuit against venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins vividly illustrates how CEOs and business leaders are scrutinized online in a way most of us will never be. Every day, the players in this case...Show More Summary

9 Ways 'Wasting Time' Can Boost Your Career

A 2014 survey from said that 89 percent of workers waste at least some time at work each day. And although plenty of people would guess that young people would be the biggest time wasters, but actually, people 26-39 were the worst culprits. Or should that be... Show More Summary

The Importance of "I" in Team

We've all heard motivational speakers tout the fact that there is no "I" in team. The clever wordplay suggests that for teams to be effective, they must shun individual egos in favor of advancing the mission of the team. The author generally...Show More Summary

Women in Business Q&A: Jennifer Fitchen, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Jennifer Fitchen is a partner in Sidley Austin LLP's Palo Alto office. The views expressed in this article are exclusively those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Sidley Austin LLP and its partners. How has your life...Show More Summary

Women in Business Q&A: Umaimah Mendhro, Founder & CEO, VIDA

Umaimah Mendhro is the Founder & CEO of VIDA, an e-commerce company that brings mindful global citizenship and an impeccable sense of taste to style-seekers around the world through carefully selected artistic partnerships and responsibly sourced, beautiful products that connect designers, producers, and consumers. Show More Summary

Women in Business Q&A: Kimberly Leach Johnson, Firm Chair, Quarles & Brady

Kimberly Leach Johnson presides over the firm's executive committee and is Firm Chair of Quarles & Brady. As an attorney, she has been practicing trusts & estates law for more than 30 years. She built her practice from the ground upShow More Summary

Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Succeed

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 percent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of success -- IQ. Show More Summary

How to Prevent Disputes in Business Relationships?

A business entails many types of relationships, all of which are crucial to its success: relationships with suppliers, customers, business partners and employees can all lead the business towards success, or weigh it down and slow it...Show More Summary

12 Tips to Network Like a Boss

When I was a bright-eyed 22-year-old college graduate, I emailed my resume to hundreds of companies hoping to break into public relations. I landed a job at the only PR firm that called to interview me because I knew someone who worked there. Years later when I was freelancing, my network helped me pay the rent. Show More Summary

Individual Character: It's Still an Important Factor in Success

Photos courtesy of Dr. J. Phillip London Dr. J. Phillip London undoubtedly made tough decisions during his 23-year tenure as CACI International Inc.'s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) -- and his continuing role as Chairman of the Board....Show More Summary

Who owns your water?

Remunicipalization is big word for a simple concept: it's the process of bringing a formerly privatized service or asset back under public control. For residents and taxpayers, remunicipalization is often the logical conclusion after private water corporations fail to deliver on their promises. Show More Summary

4 Things Not to Do After a Performance Review

Most employees and their managers would agree that the best part of a performance review is when it's over. In reality, that is precisely when the hard work actually begins. Whether you aced your last performance review or were given a litany of complaints about your failings, the most important thing you can do now is follow up. Show More Summary

Hard Work

The Dreamer I have been told my entire life that I am a "workaholic." My insatiable drive to work harder and push myself further has stuck with me as I changed industries, careers and cities, and has brought with it special triumphs as well as challenges. Show More Summary

Perfect Your Pitch: An Insider's Guide for Female Entrepreneurs

At SXSW, where apps such as Meerkat sparked industry buzz, The Ipsos Girls' Lounge brought female founders together to help guide new tech startups. With only seven percent of women currently receiving startup funds, we dug into the bias that may be holding female entrepreneurs back and shared insight to help them win the pitch. Show More Summary

5 Rules for Recruiting Great Talent

In a competitive marketplace, companies should follow these 5 rules to acquire, and keep, talented employees No matter how strong your value proposition for customers, the primary driver for your business' long term growth will always be your people. Show More Summary

Three Ways to Improve Your Online Check-Out Experience

How is it that only 32% of online check outs are completed? According to Baymard Institute 68% of online shopping carts are abandoned before checkout. All eCommerce stores ask themselves what seems to be the disconnect between the customer and taking these final steps to proceed with a purchase. Show More Summary

Is This the End of Human Resources?

The term "human resources" is paradoxical at best. Humans are living beings of arguably the highest order. They have complex emotional, physical, and mental systems that must be understood and nurtured in order to facilitate their self-actualization. Show More Summary

An Interview With CEO Ken Dunn (Part One)

Ken Dunn is an entrepreneur. Before starting Next Century Publishing, he made millions of dollars through his entrepreneurial efforts. He started Next Century to help authors avoid bad publishing experiences. In this interview, you'll get a glimpse into the life of a busy CEO, and what it takes to achieve success. 1. Show More Summary

Six Tips Every Young Entrepreneur Must Know When Getting Started in Business

Don't get me wrong, I don't mean to mislead you. I'm not 14 years old with a global start-up, a life changing idea, and millions of dollars in seed funding. I am someone who started what became an award-winning web development agency with my business partner after college. Show More Summary

It is Time for a Cyber FDIC

In today's modern frictionless economy, the principal requisite for growth and order is the free flow of sensitive information, banking transactions and private data on a global scale. With this shift brought on by the unrelenting growth of ecommerce and mobile platforms comes the nagging reality that cyber risk is here to stay. Show More Summary

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