Starting an entrepreneurial business, or maintaining the competitiveness of a mature business, requires innovation. Yet everyone I know seems to have a different perspective on what constitutes real innovation, and why is seems to happen so rarely. Another challenge is to debunk some of the common myths that seem prevent [...]
The Canadian government won’t meet its goal to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by year’s end, though thousands will be accepted into the country, officials said Tuesday. About 10,000 refugees will arrive in Canada by Dec. 31 and an additional 15,000 are expected to be resettled in January and February,...
The further you go towards the tails of the bell curve, the more similar social characteristics. In a society that has been even more polarized, we increasingly see similarities between the very wealthy, and the very poor. The declining middle class is more and more a world of it's own (as the elite used to be). Show More Summary
Evening Headlines Bloomberg: U.S. Urges Russia, Turkey to Cool Standoff Over Downed Warplane. (video) U.S. President Barack Obama and the NATO military alliance called for a de-escalation of tensions between Turkey and Russia, as their...Show More Summary
Needless to say, Moscow and Ankara are at odds over precisely what happened on Tuesday when a Russian Su-24 was shot down near the Syrian border. The two pilots ejected and attempted to parachute to safety but Turkmen FSA-allied Alwiya...Show More Summary
I'm going to tell you a secret. I have a very simple, 4-word strategic plan (devised it a few years ago).
The nature of economic growth in Asia's industrialised and industrialising economies is undergoing a pronounced shift.
An earthquake triggered landslides on the western coast of Lefkada, specifically on Egremni beach, a popular vacation destination and beautiful beach.
Consortium to purchase NSW govt's electricity network operations for more than $10bn
Australia's second largest listed gold miner close to completing its protracted acquisition.
Free frozen turkeys are pretty easy to come by at supermarkets -- as long as you're willing to spend money on everything else. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg A free turkey for Thanksgiving is a giveaway from supermarkets and other businesses that's almost as old of a tradition as Thanksgiving itself. But according [...]
Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, The American Power Elite may yet discover that throw the bums out applies to all existing Establishment parties and Elites. As I have often noted, historian Michael Grant identified profound political disunity in the ruling class as a key cause of the dissolution of the Roman Empire. Show More Summary
Vitamin company Blackmores will continue to be boosted by Chinese demand: analysts.
It’s hard to argue a vision for a creative, inventive and a flexible economy but this will be a difficult journey and the term ‘start-up nation’ must not turn into a buzzword.
Douglass C. North helped us see how institutions matter.
Turing Pharmaceuticals sparked outrage after it hiked the price of one of its drugs by 5,000 percent
Mr. Cawley’s MBNA Corporation introduced affinity credit cards, which are tied to sports teams, universities, professional associations and other organizations that inspire consumer loyalty.
My sense on holiday weeks is to watch for low volume upward drift. The SPY more or less held to this... GD is above the MA50, MA200, with rising MA5. It has to defeat the MA20 and move to the top of the Bollinger Band to prove itself more. Show More Summary
We are triggered to say yes all the time to things we don't want. And doing so just brings more stress, clutter, and chaos into our lives. But savvy sales people and marketing professionals have a few tricks up their sleeves to sell you, and if you know what they are, you can avoid falling into the trap by embracing the power of no. Show More Summary