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U.S. Coke Sales Have Dropped So It's Selling To Nations That Don't Have An Obesity Epidemic... Yet

Last month, the Coca-Cola Company made a big promise: it was going to help America lose weight. At the Clinton Global Initiative, Coke, Pepsi and Dr. Pepper all agreed to reduce the sugary calories they sell by 20 percent in ten years, arguing that industry could be part of the solution in curbing a growing obesity epidemic. Show More Summary

Employers: How Good Employers of Parents Can Become Great Employers

As we celebrate National Work and Family month, I congratulate many enlightened employers who understand most of the demands of working parents. You offer flextime, you offer telecommuting, and you may even afford paid maternity/parental leave. Show More Summary

Inside the Shark Tank

When I walked on to the stage of ABC's Shark Tank, and saw my belts hanging there on the rack, I felt a calmness that can only be described as, a peaceful realization of possible futures. I had made many turns and many detours through my life to arrive at this moment. Show More Summary

Pensions: Strengthening Our Workplaces, Communities and the Middle Class

Job loyalty. It seems like a concept that is slipping quietly into the night. Over the past several decades, we have seen a number of alarming private-sector workplace trends that have diminished the relationship between employer and employee. Show More Summary

Why Ello? Why Now?

Have you heard of Ello yet? It's a new social media network that has been getting a lot of buzz lately because it's positioning itself as "the anti-Facebook social platform." What does that mean? As Facebook finds new ways to learn more...Show More Summary

Verizon's Latest Censorship Plan Follows a Familiar Pattern

Last night, Daily Dot reported that Verizon is attempting to buy its way into the news cycle by creating a tech-news site,, to compete with the likes of Wired and The Verge. But there's one sticky catch: According toShow More Summary

Strange Bedfellows

Say what you will about the limitations of traditional broadcast as a way to engage consumers -- it is slow, it is broad, it is expensive, it is a one-way dialogue that lacks the instantaneous real-time measurement potential afforded...Show More Summary

Retail Chatter #8

What Happens to Luxury Brand Bottom Line When Your Athletic Wear Becomes Your Daywear? From sneakers to leggings to hoodies to T-shirts and drop crotch pants, these are all items that have become staple pieces in most luxury brands collection, season after season. Show More Summary

How Human Is Your Company? (Quiz)

"There is a difference between doing the next thing right, and doing the next right thing." -- Peter F. Drucker Online quizzes have suddenly become a "cheap -- if vexing -- form of modern self-analysis," according to The Wall Street Journal. Show More Summary

Five Ways Tech Companies Can Be More Family Friendly

It's no secret -- women aren't entering and advancing in the tech industry at nearly the same rates as men. While there are many factors that contribute to tech's gender disparity, we know that employees with family responsibilities face a unique and significant set of barriers. Show More Summary

"If I See a Leadership Book on a Leader's Desk, I'll Fire Her!"

In the news some weeks ago, we read an interview with a well-known top executive from Finland. He had just visited Oslo to share his thoughts about leadership. He came through as a wise man, with many insights about leadership easy to agree with. Show More Summary

Why Is the National Urban League Defending Online Discrimination?

Who did National Urban League President Marc Morial call "extreme" for supporting real Net Neutrality? Was it civil rights heroes John Lewis and John Conyers? Their congressional colleagues Keith Ellison, Raul Grijalva and Nancy Pelosi? Or did he mean Sens. Show More Summary

Women in Business: Nana Onishi, Founder and Owner of Onishi Gallery and the Onishi Project

Born 1968 in Japan, Nana Onishi, founder and owner of Onishi Gallery and its arts management program, Onishi Project, began her career as a fine artist. She graduated from Japan's prestigious Kanazawa College of Art, and moved to NY to earn her Master of Fine Arts degree at NY's Pratt Institute in 1997. Show More Summary

The Secret To Success In An Interim Leadership Role

Woe unto the interim leader. Must be strategic. But may not be the one who sees the strategy through. Must build the organization. But may be building it for someone else. Must manage the operations. But unpopular edicts can be delayed until the permanent leader shows up. Show More Summary

America's 10 Worst LGBT Work Insults

The world's first report on measuring the value of LGBT workplace diversity in dollar terms is about to be released. The new report, "LGBT Diversity: Show Me the Business Case," reveals that companies that bother to invest resourcesShow More Summary

Get Out of Credit Card Debt -- With a Little Help From Your Peers

So you have credit card debt. Perhaps even lots of it. Few real solutions exist: D-I-Y debt settlement is scary, bankruptcy is extreme. If you're a homeowner, tapping your home equity is undesirable. You pay on time, but all you can afford is the minimum monthly payment. Show More Summary

BP: Tone Deaf to the End

Last week Geoff Morrell, a senior executive at BP, wrote an opinion piece for Politico, which perpetuated the continuous tone deafness exhibited by the global oil giant since their Macondo well blew out on April 20, 2010, instantly killing...Show More Summary

Are You a Social CEO?

Richard Branson lives large on social media, weaving stories about a life lived on the edge in <140 characters. Jack Dorsey tweets of past presidents, music and business wisdom filtered through poets and writers. Elon Musk narrates rocket launches and provides matter-of-fact commentary on innovation. Show More Summary

Flexible Employment the Key to Global Economic Stability

Can increasing global employment help bring about world peace? Before I spent a week this September with the World Economic Forum's Young Global Leaders in Beijing, the thought never crossed my mind. Now? I think it can. I was chosen...Show More Summary

Women Should Speak Up and Ask for Raises, Promotions, and New Roles -- Here's How

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in a keynote interview on October 9th at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing came out with a zinger. When questioned whether women should ask for raises, Nadella was quick to respond that they shouldn't. Show More Summary

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