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(VIDEO) AOL in Alliance with NBCUniversal for Content and Distribution

At its NewFront event on Tuesday, AOL and NBCUniversal  announced a content development and distribution arrangement.  For an overview on the arrangement, we interviewed  Bob Lord, President of AOL Inc. More on the deal reported by The...Show More Summary

Develop These 5 Skills to Become an Outstanding Leader

The demand for exceptional leadership skills is vital to unlocking transformational growth in business. Recent research and reports confirm leadership development should be considered a top priority in 2015. According to a Deloitte survey,...Show More Summary

GM and Its No Good, Very Bad Year

Co-authored by Thomas McGarity With the announcement that GM Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra received the outsized compensation of $16.2 million in 2014, what should have been a year of humiliation and soul-searching for that feckless automaker instead ended on a disturbingly self-satisfied note. Show More Summary

This Elusive Thing Called Branding And Why It's So Hard To Get

Everywhere you look these days everyone's talking branding. It's in every magazine, it's everywhere you look online. It's taught in a zillion online webinars, seminars and programs, addressed in numerous boardrooms and spoken about in...Show More Summary

7 Sentences You Shouldn't Say to Your Boss - Ever

There are certain things all bosses dread to hear. "I lost the account," "There's a big mistake" and "I think the building is on fire," would all qualify, but I'm talking about sentences that may seem innocuous to you, but can be a big...Show More Summary

6 Simple Tips to Make a Great First Impression

I'm sure you've heard it before that it only takes six seconds for someone to form a first impression. So how can you use those six seconds to your best advantage? Be prepared. If you know you're going to be meeting someone new, it pays...Show More Summary

Now Is the Time to Make a Career Investment in Cybersecurity

As someone interested in joining the IT workforce, or someone who is already involved with IT but looking to further their career, cybersecurity - as a specialization - offers a number of benefits and advantages. If you've never considered...Show More Summary

Work/Life Not Balanced? Enjoy It!

The great quest of our life seems to be to find balance. We crave a sense of stability in our relationships between home and work, career and children, material desires and spirituality. Despite talking about it, bemoaning its absence, reading books, attending workshops, getting coaching, balance remains elusive. Show More Summary

How to Hire Good Candidates

Recruiting and staffing a company is time-consuming and complex. The pressure to fill an opening has as much pressure for the employer as it has for the candidate. In fact, there is more pressure for the employer as a bad hire is very expensive on may levels. Show More Summary

Flash: Research University Finds Shortage of Government Research Funding

I heard a news report on the radio about a new MIT study that finds that the U.S. government is not spending enough on research and development and that this is putting us at a competitive disadvantage. More detail on this is available from a Wall Street Journal story ("U.S. Show More Summary

How to Foster Good Mental Health in the Workplace

The way employees think, feel, and behave can impact everything from productivity and communication to their ability to maintain safety. Promoting good mental health in the workplace could be one of the most important steps an employer...Show More Summary

Capital & Credit: Why Women SMB Owners Shouldn't Fear the 2 C's

By: Cindy Bates Women entrepreneurs face no shortage of challenges when it comes to starting a business but perhaps none are more important, or daunting, than the "Big C's." Capital and credit. Cultural expectations have, to a certain extent, limited many women's ability to pursue entrepreneurial ventures. Show More Summary

The 3 Least Intimidating Yet Effective Ways to Resurrect Your Stale Network

Do either of the following scenarios sound familiar? You started out in education, but gradually moved into the marketing industry where you've worked for the past 15 years. At this point in your career you want to return to education and have your eye on working for your alma mater. Show More Summary

Trailblazing Women: Reshma Shetty, Co-founder of Gingko Bioworks

An Interview with Reshma Shetty, Co-founder of Gingko Bioworks. This interview is part of a series on Trailblazing Women role models (Entrepreneurs and Leaders) from around the world and first appeared on Global Invest Her. You have to what you can be. "I'd never try to encourage someone to become an entrepreneur. Show More Summary

How to Find the Right Career: Must Read Books Your Professor Never Assigned

My friend's nephew is out of college and tackling a big challenge: how to find the right career. College grads everywhere finish their formal education with plenty of classroom knowledge, but no practical experience of the hustle and drive needed to launch and win in your career. Show More Summary

I'm a Year Out of My MBA and I Hate My Job... Now What?

By Michelle Sarhis, CommonBond Let's face it: if finding your dream job were easy, it wouldn't be a "dream," and sometimes job opportunities don't work out the way you hoped. If you're a recent MBA grad and realizing your present role isn't all it was cracked up to be, you're not alone. Show More Summary

Sex, Drugs, and No Control: The Wild Ways of Banks Continues

Dear Banking Industry, Scandalous, illegal, or immoral Wall Street activities can happen anytime, anywhere. Take heart! Not one of you is alone. We took a look at some of Wall Street's dirty laundry ourselves. It seems these days it is not shocking. Show More Summary

Are Your Employees Surviving... or Thriving?

Fulfillment. Well-being. Calm. Connected. Whole. These aren't words one would typically associate with a fast-paced technology and consulting environment. Yet, at Accenture we are taking it very seriously how we, as a company, can help our people achieve greater work and life integration. Show More Summary

7 Ways Stand-Up Comedy Can Teach Us to Effectively Motivate Others

What motivates us? What are the key drivers to motivating others? There are so many that resonate -- to deliver a message, to make a difference, to make an impact, to foster change, to create something new. I had the opportunity to sit...Show More Summary

Using Mindful Leadership to Prepare for Life After Business School

Every other Wednesday, I get the opportunity to take perspective students out for lunch and answer any questions they have about life at NYU Stern. Over the course of the meal, we talk about our backgrounds, reasons to go to business school, and our future aspirations. Show More Summary

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