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Debunking Myths Surrounding Reloadable Prepaid Cards

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of prepaid cards? Do you think of them as an alternative to cash? Are they the same as a debit card? Are they synonymous in your mind with holidays, since you've either givenShow More Summary

Got Kids in Grade School? Start Their Financial Education Now!

Dear Readers, The new school year is just around the corner, and as I think about the importance of financial education, I want to remind all parents -- and grandparents -- that it's never too early to help kids learn about money. So as your elementary students get into the basics of math, why not apply some of those lessons to real-life situations. Show More Summary

Heed These 7 Warning Signs to Avoid a Potentially Toxic Partnership

A bad business partner is like a bad marriage, but with one exception: It's easier to get a divorce than to get out of a bad partnership. Years ago when I was raising money for my first venture, a wise investor pulled me aside, and asked me what I knew about my business partner. Show More Summary

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge - The 5 Keys to Its Huge Viral Results

Have you been challenged yet? While it may seem as if "everyone" has already done the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (or has been challenge to do it, and declined to join the fun), the viral sensation is still charging full-steam ahead, and...Show More Summary

How Magazines Are Shifting to Digital for Huge Revenue

For Ed Loh, editor-in-chief of one of the most popular men's magazine's in the country, making the switch from being known as Motortrend magazine to just "Motortrend" wasn't a conscious strategic decision, it just happened. And it happened...Show More Summary

CSR Communication Goal Should be Impact, not Information

I'm a big believer that through business and brands we have the ability to create positive social impact. It is the reason why I'm such an advocate for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in all forms. Especially when it comes to efforts that have been transformative, not just improvements to standard industry practice. Show More Summary

Yonderbound: Disrupting Travel Booking and Breaking Tech's Glass Ceiling

Traditional travel websites have suffered from a traditional, regimented booking experience: choose a location, date, and book the trip. Visit most any travel website, and location discovery is basically the same as all other sites.Show More Summary

Now It's Burger King Renouncing US Citizenship - Let's Eat Somewhere Else

Burger King is the latest company announcing plans to renounce its U.S. citizenship in order to dodge taxes. It plans to buy Tim Hortons and then pretend Tim Hortons bought them so they can claim to be Canadian. (Tim Hortons renounced its own U.S. Show More Summary

The Way We Work Is Changing - What You Need to Survive Will Surprise You

The biggest opportunity in the sharing economy is our talent, as I highlighted in Part I of this post. Let's take a closer look at 5 major disruptions that are driving the talent sharing economy and upending the way we work and live: 1. Show More Summary

Does Knowing Someone Get YOU Work?

OF course it will! But wait. There's more to the story. Used to be that "knowing a guy" (and yes, it most often was a guy) was all you needed to get a job. Go see the man in charge, and presto. You're working. Exactly how you're supposed...Show More Summary

Are Diversity and Inclusiveness Really Possible?

By Vanessa Lopez-Littleton UCF Forum columnist I recently overheard one manager ask another if he knew a nurse who was looking for a job. After a moment of thinking, he remembered someone. Within a week, an offer of employment was made for a great-paying job with a wonderful schedule. Show More Summary

Want to Move From Functioning to Flourishing at Work?

Do you ever feel like there's a blanket of greyness snuffing all the color out of your life? Instead of feeling full of energy, enthusiasm and enjoyment most days you drag yourself around feeling deflated, disillusioned and disappointed. Show More Summary

What If Your Boss Really Is a Jerk?

Earlier this month I had the privilege to conduct a webinar for Accounting Today and Accountingfly on the topic of Developing Superstars: A Playbook for High-Potential Young Talent and the People Who Manage Them. (The webinar is available on-demand here). Show More Summary

Justine Angelli: Serial Entrepreneur Helping You Fundraise for Anything

An Interview with Justine Angelli, CEO and founder of Shareagift This interview is part of a series on Trailblazing Women role models from around the world. Justine Angelli is the CEO and founder of Shareagift, set to become the eBay of gifting occasions. Show More Summary

Identity Thieves Target Kids as Well as Adults

I'm sorry to report that child identity fraud is alive and well in 2014. If anything, the problem may be worsening as identity thieves devise new methods to steal -- and use -- children's personal information. Most commonly, they'llShow More Summary

Understanding Scarcity

Excerpt from Supercoach: 10 Secrets to Transform Anyone's Life: Economics is a vast and complex field, but in some ways it can be reduced down to one simple principle: The scarcer the resource, the more we are willing to give up in order...Show More Summary

The 10 Best Marketing Tweets I've Ever Seen

As we all know, marketing to the social media powered generation takes careful planning, tact, subtlety, and style. Psych! Actually, modern marketing is far less about strategy and well-planned execution than about being timely, witty, and snarky. Show More Summary

Are Killer Robots on the Rise?

A recent New York Times article warned of the future dangers robots could pose to the humans who work alongside them. The article cited the 33 deaths robots caused in the industrial setting over the past 30 years. While any death is unfortunate, let's put that number into perspective. Show More Summary

In Pursuit of Success, Failure Is Not an Option, It Is a Prerequisite

As summer unwinds and the school year approaches, it is important for all adults, especially parents, to understand it is not their job to insure success for their children. What I mean by this statement is that many parents make the...Show More Summary

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