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To Prepare For The Future You Need To Shape It -- Or Someone Else Will

Today, you need shape your future before someone else does. Those that lack the courage to predict and shape their future may become victims of an unwelcome destiny.

Report: Justice Finds Criminal Wrongdoing In GM Ignition Switch Case

The Justice Department has found criminal wrongdoing in General Motors' actions related to its ignition defects, and is negotiating what is expected to be a record penalty, The New York Times reported Friday. A settlement is expected as soon as this summer, and a fine is expected to be greater than [...]

Top 16 U.S. Cities For Solar Power

The solar power industry is in the middle of a spectacular growth spurt in the United States, especially in densely populated areas. Last year, 20 cities – representing only about 0.1% of U.S. land area – accounted for a stunning 6.5% of U.S. solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity, according to a recent [...]

Silicon Valley Diversity: Why Innovating With People Is As Important As Innovating With Technology

Silicon Valley And The Dearth Of Diversity Why innovating with people is as important as innovating with technology In the inaugural episode of Bay Area-based HBO comedy Silicon Valley, now in its second season, the CEO of Hooli (think: fictional Google) Gavin Belson stands in his sprawling, high-rise office with his spiritual [...]

Jaguar Says 'Man Up' With Delicious New Transmission For 2016 F-Type Sports Car

Although I want to tell you why Jaguar’s addition of a genuine shift-it-yourself transmission for its slinky F-Type sports car is such a wonderful move for the brand – and for those who covet a purist performance-car experience – first, we should address that headline. Some women may take exception to [...]

What Does "Hockey Stick" Mean?

Quinn wants to know what the business term "hockey stick" means. Liz explains!

Harsh Lawsuit Lessons For NFL Retirees

NFL players are the best in the world at what they do. And they grow accustomed to a certain brand of fairness in their job. If you can’t run as fast, you don’t catch the running back that’s faster. If you can’t throw straight, you’ll miss your receiver. If a [...]

Focus is Costly Confusion at Failing HP

Chronic restructuring has left HP much weaker, and at a terrible cost to investors and employees

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Even More Reasons Why Children Are 'Abandoning' Baseball

If you know any baseball fans or people with kids in baseball, they're furiously sharing a recent Wall Street Journal piece called "Why Children Are Abandoning Baseball." For years there has been justifiable hand-wringing over African-American youth "abandoning" baseball, but the Journal article shows how the Great American Pastime has [...]

Selling Your Business -- Your Tax Strategies Depend On Who The Buyer Is -- Part 3

Certain tax strategies that are available to intra-family transfers might or might be available to you in a third-party sale. How your company is organized will be a big driver of solutions you consider.

This Week In Credit Card News: Google To Install Buy Buttons, Debit Card Data Thefts Soar

Debit Card Data Thefts at All Kinds of ATMs Soar Criminals are stealing card data from U.S. automated teller machines at the highest rate in two decades, preying on ATMs while merchants crack down on fraud at the checkout counter. From January to April 9, 2015, the number of attacks on [...]

Be Ready When The Interviewer Asks "Do You Have Any Questions?"

When someone asks you at a job interview "Have any questions for me?" you have to have questions ready. Here are questions you can ask at that moment!

The 5 Most Controversial Trades Of 2015 From Ackman To Gross And Gundlach

From big bond bets to a new breed of stocks that draw in value investors and short sellers alike, a play on commodity prices and a bet on the government's exit from the U.S. mortgage market, here are the five most controversial trades floating around Wall Street in 2015.

Roger Goodell Denies Request By NFLPA To Recuse Himself On Tom Brady 'DeflateGate' Appeal

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has told the NFL Players Association that he will not step down from hearing the appeal of Tom Brady's 4 game suspension as part of DeflateGate.

Strategies To Offer Personalized Versions Of Your Product or Service

Personalization and customization rule the contemporary business world. This is evident whether you are designing a pair of custom shoes, selecting MagicBand colors for a family vacation to Walt Disney World, or ordering a sandwich from your favorite deli. The freedom to personalize a product or service can attract customers [...]

Tracking NFL Draft Efficiency: How Contingent Is Success To Draft Position?

On Monday morning during a discussion which appeared on CNBC's "Squawk Box", I addressed some of Richard Thaler's findings in his examination of whether NFL teams overvalue first-round draft picks while undervaluing later-round picks. Despite all the advanced metrics being developed to assess ideal playing strategies, training methods, and other in-game and [...]

Spotify Wants You To Run Harder, Better, Faster, And Stronger

At a press conference earlier this week, Spotify announced several new innovations, which they hope will help separate them from the other players in the streaming industry, which seems to become busier every minute, with new companies entering the space all the time. The Swedish streaming service will have a new [...]

Sears Implements Routing Solution To Optimize Their Home Delivery Business

The Descartes Systems Group had their user conference – Descartes Evolution 2015 – this week in Miami.  There were about 400 in attendance. The best presentation I saw at the event was given by two executives from Sears.  Sears is a North American department store and general merchandise retailer with over [...]

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