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Marketing For Good: Timing and the Successful Startup

I'm a brand consultant. I'm an entrepreneur. But one thing that really revs me up is teaching. To that end, I do an entrepreneurial marketing class at the university level. To make this course more relevant, I've teamed up my students with several tech startups. Show More Summary

Now You Can Live Your Dream

By Mac Macartney In 1984 I was employed as the head gardener at a leadership development center for corporate executives. I had somehow survived a colorful, illegal, and occasionally hazardous decade. At the same time I was involved in a driving accident - a head-on collision with another car in which the woman driving the other car was killed. Show More Summary

Cheering on Income Equality, from Davos to Melbourne

If you're concerned about Oxfam's prediction, that by next year a majority of global wealth will be owned by the richest 1 percent, then cheer for teens Madison Keys and Nick Kyrgios in Week 2 at Melbourne. They are hardly genuine underdogs, but they are the closest we have left in the singles draws at the Australian Open. Show More Summary

Team Geographically Dispersed? Leverage All Senses To Keep Connected.

The good news about the technology revolution is that people can work wherever and whenever they want. The bad news is that that has led to the dispersion of teams across geographies and time zones. Dispersion inevitably leads to communication and emotional disconnects. Show More Summary


"The brain sees the world as far, far less, random than it actually is... rare events explain more and more of the world we live in, yet remain as counterintuitive to us as they were to our ancestors... it is as if there were two planets:...Show More Summary

Women in Business Q&A: Star Jones, President, Professional Diversity Network

Star Jones is the President of Professional Diversity Network, a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: IPDN). As President, Ms. Jones leads a nationwide team dedicated to supporting and advocating for PDN's over 3-million member network of...Show More Summary

Women in Business Q&A: Liz Elting, Co-Founder of TransPerfect

Short version: Liz Elting is the co-founder and co-CEO of TransPerfect and TransPerfect's is a leading provider of software, website, and enterprise-wide localization services, as well as translation-related technology products. Show More Summary

A Tale of Two Washingtons

When I first visited Washington state more than a decade ago as journalist covering Microsoft, Amazon, and other companies, I remember being impressed with the state's idyllic blend of economic growth and environmental splendor. Drive east from Microsoft's massive headquarters in Redmond and it's not long before you're deep in evergreen forests. Show More Summary

We All Can Transform Culture Through Resonant Leadership

"The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say 'I.' And that's not because they have trained themselves not to say 'I.' They don't think 'I.' They think 'we'; they think 'team.' They understand their job to be to make the team function. Show More Summary

The Value of Partnership

Co-authored by Sheila Repeta It's the beginning of a new year, which means desks are organized, inboxes are empty, and the gym is full. Many of us are trying new things -- or at least will for another week or so -- but come FebruaryShow More Summary

5 Things Small Business Owners Should Know About 'Facebook At Work'

After a small bit of fanfare and conjecture, Facebook rolled out a limited beta for its 'Facebook At Work' service. And while not much has leaked out of the limited testing, people have wondered just what Facebook is offering with this new app, and whether or not it will change the face of inter-work communication the way it has social networking. Show More Summary

Blame Oil: Opportunistic thinking amid the oil price collapse

The wisdom of Winston Churchill, who once quipped that you should never let a good crisis go to waste, clearly hasn't been lost on federal Finance minister Joe Oliver, who's already made considerable hay out of falling oil prices. Mr. Show More Summary

Reducing Disability Rolls: The Rand Paul Way and the Federal Reserve Board Way

The Republican Congress decided to make overhauling the Social Security disability program one of its first orders of business. On the first day of the new session it put in place a rule change that would make it difficult to address...Show More Summary

9 Incredibly Smart Financial Actions Every Middle-Aged Woman Should Take

I recently read a shocking bit of information revealed by the 2013 Allianz Women, Money and Power Study. That study claims that almost half of the women in the U.S. often or sometimes fear losing all their money and becoming a bag lady. Show More Summary

Gender Gap = Leadership Gap

The World Economic Forum in Davos just ended, and with it came news that the gender gap in still alive and well, especially in the United States, which is ranked behind Nicaragua, Burundi and Latvia, just to name a few. Now in its ninth...Show More Summary

Super Bowl Advertising and the Stories That Win Our Hearts and Minds

Super Bowl Sunday is less than a week away and the buzz around which brand will score with the next big, epic advertising spot has already begun. Who will win the highest share of buzz? Which ad will capture the "best" accolades by the...Show More Summary

What a 6 Year Old Taught Me About Marketing a Business

Many of you have children, or have had children that are now grown. Or maybe you don't have any. But we all know at least one person that does. There are times when I envy the life of a six year old. Who wouldn't want to have their only...Show More Summary

Fostering Entrepreneurism at a Young Age Through Education

Can you teach someone to be an entrepreneur, or are certain people born with the spirit and drive? I know you can teach someone because I've seen it done time and again. But we have a serious problem in the United States. We're not teaching...Show More Summary

Four Things That Are Not Failure But Feel Like It

Fail early. Fail often. Fail fast. Fail faster. Fail better. Fail forward. Fail towards success. Here's a thought. How about we just stop with all of the marshmallow mantras about how failure is good? Failure is not some ethereal goal, and it's irresponsible to try to sell it as such. Show More Summary

Drafting a Team of A+ Players

As a business owner, you can only do so much to achieve success. At the end of the day, it comes down to the people you surround yourself with in the business world. No matter the industry or the size of the company, a good team is not...Show More Summary

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