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How to Deal with Travel Writers, Part 3: How to Plan the Perfect Press Trip

The world of travel writers, journalists and travel bloggers is ever-changing. So how do public relations & media relations experts in the travel industry deal with them? Speaking at the 15th Conference on LGBT Tourism and Hospitality at the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas, I addressed this issue. Show More Summary

Infographics: Content Marketing Gold or a Dead End Fad?

Infographics have long been considered a magic bullet for companies looking to increase user engagement and brand awareness. However, there is talk going around that infographics are dead and should be buried as deeply as possible. Despite...Show More Summary

9 Reasons Why Business Owners Hate the Holidays

Run a small business? Then you're keeping a big secret. C'mon... fess up. It's about the holidays. Sure, December is a festive, wonderful, joyous month. You're not completely insensitive to the meaning of the season. You can party with...Show More Summary

Twitter and Friendship

For me Twitter and new friends have gone hand-in-hand from the beginning. And I'm not just talking about gaining followers here--I'm talking about true connection, forming relationships and making things happen. I've never "bought" a...Show More Summary

The 3 Paths to the 21st Century Organization on the Edge

Bring back common sense, please. Somehow we have lost our way when it comes to business. We blame complexity and yet, we are the ones creating complexity with more and process and governance systems to drive what? Why is it so challenging...Show More Summary

Women in Business Q&A: Cheryl Cecchetto, Owner and President, Sequoia Productions

Cheryl Cecchetto, owner and president of Sequoia Productions, has been at the forefront of the special event world since 1990. At the heart of the entertainment industry in Los Angeles, Cecchetto and her crackerjack production team have...Show More Summary

Scrooge and a Digital Christmas

Has Scrooge taken over digital shopping? Is the global discount World Wide Web in danger of returning to its save-human-kind roots? Does Amazon have a business model, finally? Maybe... "What surprised me was how many of these deals were bad," said Jacqui Cheng, the editor-in-chief of the product review sites The Wirecutter and The Sweethome. Show More Summary

Women in Business Q&A: Michelle D. DeFeo, President Laurent-Perrier U.S., Inc.

Michelle DeFeo's extensive experience in the luxury wine and spirits arena spans every tier of the marketplace, from retail sales to managing the U.S. business of the world's fifth largest Champagne brand. In her role as President of the wholly-owned subsidiary, Michelle is responsible for growing the U.S. Show More Summary

Signs of Life at Blackberry

Just when many had considered Blackberry dead, it is showing signs of life. The company took a wrong turn when it lost its focus and tried to chase the consumer market that rapidly became the domain of the iPhone and Android platforms. Show More Summary

The Trade Agreement Pinatas

In recent weeks many labor, environmental, and consumer groups have stepped up their criticisms of the Obama administration's plans for pushing fast-track trade negotiating authority. The purpose of fast-track is to allow the administration...Show More Summary

Buckle Down Or Mess Around? You Decide

President Obama's executive order granting legal status to 5 million undocumented immigrants could be the headline of the year. You may or may not agree with our President's actions, but there's no denying why so many folks decide to risk life and limb and make their way to America the Beautiful. Show More Summary

The U.N.'s Man in Syria: ISIS Is Like a Political Ebola

Staffan de Mistura is the new United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, tasked with seeking a peaceful resolution to the ongoing conflict there. I spoke with him on Dec. 18. What is your job about? My job is first to reduce the violence of the conflict in Syria that has produced 220,000 dead people and 3.2 million refugees. Show More Summary

The Next Big Social Idea: Unconditional Basic Income

In 2014, serious voices from Pope Francis to Thomas Piketty, in his book Capital in the Twenty-First Century, have lamented ever-widening inequality. Others have expressed concern that "the second machine age" of digital technologies...Show More Summary

Seven Questions About The Recent Oil Price Slump

Oil prices have plunged recently, affecting everyone: producers, exporters, governments, and consumers.  Overall, we see this as a shot in the arm for the global economy. Bearing in mind that our simulations do not represent a forecast...Show More Summary

Big Idea 2015: Boycott Entitlement; Success Is Hard Work!

My name is Mark Wayman and for the last ten years I have owned an executive recruiting company focused on gaming and high tech. LinkedIn asked for BIG IDEAS FOR 2015, and I came up with two - "Bad Hiring and Hubris Lead to Bankruptcy" (which will be in a separate article) and "Boycott Entitlement; Success Is Hard Work". Show More Summary

China Obliged by Its 'Internet Sovereignty' Policy to Aid U.S. Against North Korea

Last week in The WorldPost we published a piece by China's Internet czar, Lu Wei, who argued for "cyber sovereignty," or "Internet sovereignty." According to this view that China is robustly promoting worldwide, the Internet should operate...Show More Summary

? Liven Up Your Workplace ?

Wellness in the workplace is often portrayed as simply reducing the burden of disease and the cost of the burden of disease. These are important reasons for inviting health and wellness into the workplace. There is another element to...Show More Summary

Why Policies and Procedures Manuals Are Dead (and What You Should Replace Them With)

I've asked over 1,000 business owners these two questions at the various keynotes I give to business groups and the answers are always the same. "How many of you ever worked at a business that had a formal policies and procedures manual?"...Show More Summary

5 Ways to Get Your Business Ready for 2015

The holiday season is a great time for small businesses to evaluate annual performance, spot what's worked well over the prior year, and find ways to improve in the future. As you wrap up your year, keep an eye toward the year ahead. How...Show More Summary

Resignation Letters Fails and Wins: 2014 Edition

Every year brings a fresh crop of job-changers. Some are shoved out of the office involuntarily, others pick the time and circumstances. We're grateful to the following who chronicled their departures with a resignation letter in 2014. 1. Show More Summary

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