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A Heavy Cost for Hopeful Entrepreneurs

With a dwindling cash reserve, lack of direction, heavy criticism, and a tragic event, the founders of Diaspora struggle to make forward progress.

The Millwright and The Poet

Many thanks to Cultural Offering for featuring this brief, thought provoking, video featuring D.J. De Pree, the founder of Herman Miller. [I'm sitting in a Herman Miller chair as I write this.] D. J. De Pree died in 1990 at the age of 99. Show More Summary

How to Battle Back After Personal or Professional Loss

Whether it is personal, professional or business momentum, creating positive acceleration is a key ingredient for success.

What to Do About Ageism in Tech

At 30 years old, Mobile Roadie founder Michael Schneider says he's "old" for the tech industry.

Cash Crowd: For the First Time on TV, Private Companies Publicly Fundraise

Recent regulatory changes are allowing private companies to connect with potential investors in new and creative ways.

World's Most Pleasant Productivity Hack: The Should-Less Day

Scientists agree you need to switch off your brain periodically for it to work its best. Here's an intriguing trick to accomplish truly restful breaks.

7 Companies Investors Wish They Bought Into Early

We all dream of an investment in which we see exponential growth. That dream doesn't usually become reality for most people, but it did for those who invested in these companies.

Social Networking At Work Is Really "Social Not-Working"

Peter Post unravels the rules of social networking: what to do and not do when online at work and why.

Be the Boss Who Goes From Good to Great

Anyone who's ever had a bad boss aspires to do better. It's fine to be a good boss, but honing your leadership skills can make you a great boss.

The Nurse Who Went to Maine

Althouse weighs in on the Kaci Hickox story. I confess to having little sympathy with Ms. Hickox who is having to endure - endure, mind you - some temporary confinement while the nation sorts out how to handle people who may have Ebola. Show More Summary

Your Best Work May Not Be Noticed

I've worked on some sensitive and complicated projects where there were plenty of second-guessers. In some cases, their knowledge of the work matched my mastery of Bulgarian literature but that didn't seem to restrain them. Some professionals feel compelled to answer every jibe or analyze every bizarre suggestion. Show More Summary

Networking in Portland: 7 Events to Expand Your Professional Circle

In Portland, Ore. and looking to network with other young professionals? Here are seven events you’ll want to add to your calendar. The post Networking in Portland: 7 Events to Expand Your Professional Circle appeared first on Brazen Life.

Quote of the Day

The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew, and act anew. - Abraham Lincoln

Quick Shots for #HR and Business Pros – #HRTechConf Edition

Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to attend the HR Technology Conference in (you guessed it) Las Vegas. This is my second year attending the show and I must say the event is quickly becoming one of my “must attend” conferences. Show More Summary

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