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9 Great Holiday Incentives for Your Sales Team

These 9 incentives are great ways to spur some end-of-year sales -- and put your team in the holiday spirit.

Headline News from - November 26, 2014

On the Web: Discover Sues Visa Over Debit-Card Practices - Wall St. Journal - "Discover is challenging a Visa rule that requires financial issuers of Visa signature debit cards to also include Visa’s PIN services instead of allowingShow More Summary

6 Secrets to Resolve Your Toughest Workplace Battles

When it comes to creating alignment, healthy conflict is really healthy

The Simple Secret to Steady(ish) Portfolio Gains

Getty Images By Sarah Morgan Before stocks fell sharply in October (sliding almost 6 percent between the 1st and 15th), a small but presumably happy group of investors were on a serious winning streak. By the end of the third quarter...Show More Summary

Art Break: Humphrey

Art Contrarian looks at the work of Walter Beach Humphrey.

Here's How to Get What You Want When You Barter

jupiterimages As we think about our holiday budgets and purchases, it's only natural to feel excited about what we'll receive -- and a little apprehensive that it won't be what we want. From regifting to trading your unwanted presents...Show More Summary

Delta Air Lines, Inc. Is on the Move Again in Seattle

Delta Air Lines, Inc. just announced another round of capacity growth in Seattle.

Jobless Claims "Surge"

Today's release of initial jobless claims for the latest week came in higher than expected, surpassing 300K for the first time in eleven weeks. While economists were expecting first time claims to come in at a seasonally adjusted level of 288K, the actual reading came in at 313K - an increase of 21K from last week's level. Show More Summary

Linkage: Beautiful Houses of Worship; a Mansion Near Harvard; More!

Photo via Arch Digest · 19 beautiful houses of worship around the world. · Could there be gondolas in D.C.? · Designing hospitals to help patients recover faster. · Artist's black cube home sells at full price. · Crazy new...

How terrorism fears are transforming America's public space

The Conversation The recent security lapses at the White House have brought to the forefront the 13-year-old question of how to effectively secure public spaces. As officials weigh increasing perimeter security and installing additional...Show More Summary

Seven Strategies I Use on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

I’ll be honest: since about 2009, I haven’t left the house on Black Friday. Instead, I usually sleep in after a long evening spent eating a big meal and having a few glasses of wine with family members. I do get up and check a few online...Show More Summary

Why You Shouldn't Buy a TV on Black Friday

Craig Lassig/Best Buy/Getty Images If you were thinking about buying your new TV on Black Friday, you may want to think again. Although discounted TVs are a Black Friday tradition, many shoppers looking for their new set the day after...Show More Summary

For Bank of America to Succeed, It Must Clean Up its Culture

There are two things we know with a high degree of certainty. First, having a good corporate culture is critical to producing outstanding shareholder returns. Second, Bank of America doesn't have a good corporate culture.

New reinsurer targets 38 African states

One Re said it’s seeking clients across 38 African countries in the next year as growth outpaces developed regions. ||| Johannesburg - One Re, the first reinsurer approved under Britain’s “twin peaks” system of financial regulation, said it’s seeking clients across 38 African countries in the next year as growth outpaces developed regions. Show More Summary

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