Conference calls have always been a simple and efficient way to run business meetings with remote workers, but now AnyMeeting is making it even easier with a new service called T...@AnyMeeting.com. If you’re unfamiliar with AnyMeeting, let’s start with a quick background. Show More Summary
After Germany and the Netherlands decided to repatriate a substantial amount of gold from vaults abroad to the vaults in respectively Amsterdam and Frankfurt, now Austria is joining the ‘bring our gold home’ movement. After increasing...Show More Summary
While the bulk of Bill Gross' latest monthly investment outlook deals with the vagaries of the bubbly art market summarized by the following chart which "oddly" mimics the move of global capital markets (and thus central bank balance sheets)...... Show More Summary
-Iris launched “Staying Ahead of Fear” for Shell (video above). -Global digital agency Mirum (part of J. Walter Thompson) acquired a majority stake in German full-service digital agency RSK. -Adweek examines “Fast-Food Mascots That Should Live Again, and Who Should Stay Dead.” -Hormel Foods Corp. Show More Summary
As small business owners we can use all the help we can get to manage our daily tasks to ensure our business runs smoothly and continues to grow. But with technologies that change so quickly, and what worked yesterday not being the...Show More Summary
Shama Hyder, founder of Marketing Zen Group, says not to get caught up in counting your failures or successes.
Retired U.S. Army General Stanley McChrystal says your organization needs to have a "shared consciousness" where information flows fluidly from the executives to the employees.
How would you like to have a permanent vacation? In a blog post last week about how retirement isn’t just about numbers and the importance of having a vision of what you’d like your life to look like, my colleague Michael Smith highlighted an article about several Americans who have [...]
This is the second of two posts on Turkey’s up-and-coming Eastern Black Sea region. The first part is here. "If you have kidney stones, you’ll pass them,” said our guide Faruk as we jostled our way up a rocky mountain road to arrive at Upper Kavron village. It was an intensely sunny fall [...]
This is not a great time to be young. In a new book, Diana Furchtgott-Roth and Jared Meyer tell us that: This is the first generation of young Americans that our government systematically disfavors and the first generation of Americans whose prospects are lower than those of their parents. [...]
An unnamed major U.S. sportswear company is alleged to have been involved in the payment and receipt of bribes and kickbacks in connection with the sponsorship of the Brazilian national soccer federation (CBF). The revelation was made public via the dissemination of a U.S. Department of Justice release highlighting the indictment [...]
As technology and tech knowledge become ever more accessible, the world has become more connected. New, exciting gadgets are battling for our attention every single day, from the latest smartphone all the way to the exotic virtual reality...Show More Summary
Alzheimer’s is the only disease among the top 10 causes of death in America that cannot be prevented, cured, or even slowed. What can we do to change that?
After several years of strong sales growth in the run specialty channel, that trend has now slowed. While the run specialty business is only a small portion of the overall running market, the channel controls tremendous mindshare. In order for the industry’s running business to improve, we need run specialty to [...]
Established companies do not easily reinvent themselves. History shows us that Innovation is often the strategy of startups - but not only is it important in getting to the top, innovation is necessary in order to stay on top. New talent, new techniques, and new products are all needed to stay abreast of the competition. Show More Summary
How can non-technical entrepreneurs navigate the challenge of launching and scaling their technology businesses without the co-founders being technical themselves? Here's one entrepreneur's take on what worked fantastically well.
NEW YORK (May 27, 2015)— According to a new survey by Forbes Insights, in association with Northwestern Mutual, 60% of women feel empowered when they are comfortable with their financial situation. The study also uncovers insights into how women can get more comfortable with their finances. The survey findings are summarized [...]
"Follow-up" has a bad connotation. It is not as bold as initiating or embarking or launching but it is, if we are wise, what composes much of our time. Without follow-up, the boat that left the harbor is soon on the beach and the novel that was started is never finished. Show More Summary
Ego's are a funny thing when we're working for ourselves and launching our own products. They can be the catalyst to proceed, as in, "screw this company, I can do this better on my own" or "none of these products on the market are aShow More Summary