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This Is GoPro’s Plan to Continue Conquering the World

IPOs can not only provide startups with new capital, they can also offer a lot of free publicity, especially when the company has a product beloved by its users, a charismatic fuonder and a backstory of entrepreneurial grit. In that sense, GoPro’s IPO has been nothing short of a boon for the company. MoreAmazon Wants…

Valuations: Are Stocks Overpriced?

Myth Busters Part III We recently examined the performance of “safe” blue-chip dividend stocks and “stable” utilities during the 2007-2009 bear market; the results may have been surprising to some. Since price-to-earnings ratios (PEs) are often used to identify favorable entry points or “overvalued” levels for stocks/indexes, the next logical question is: Are PE ratios a [...]

7 Sure Ways To Ensure Your Next House Flip Is An Epic Fail

Ever since house flipping became a “thing”, thanks to reality television, many people have come out to try their luck with it. Many of them have the desire to do it, but it takes a whole lot more than that to succeed in house flipping. Show More Summary

Guest Post: Are The 12 Regional Banks Of The Fed Private Entities?

Submitted by Lars Schall or, Related to a book that I’m writing in German, I was asking myself whether the 12 regional Federal Reserve banks are privately owned. The US Supreme Court, I found out, said this on January 3, 1928 in the case “United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation v. Show More Summary

10 Cures for 'The Mondays'

Even if you love your work, you might not always love your Mondays. Last week, when my own Monday dragged a little, I came up with this list to jump-start the day. It helped. May it now put a spark in your day. The 10 Cures Tackle your top three to-dos. Show More Summary

Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for July 12, 2014

Over at [Equitable Growth]([The Equitablog]( Evening Must-Read: Sharon Long et al.: Number of Uninsured Adults Continues to Fall under the ACA: Down by 8.0 Million in June...Show More Summary

Why useful is remarkable

This is a post from our project. Check it out for more great word of mouth marketing tips like this every day. We love viral stunts and funny ads as much as the next person. But there’s a more sustainable way to get your customers to talk about you that earns word of mouth […]

Recently on Twitter

While I’ve fallen behind on blogging, I do a better job of staying active on Twitter. In the last two weeks, @TradeDiversion has tweeted about: Eric Verhoogen describes his soccer ball paper on Canadian TV EIIT at Oregon paper submissions due next week:  Emi Nakamura: Is China Slowing? video NBER Summer Institute – International […]

Allstate Has a Black Cat Who Will Predict the Loser of the World Cup Final

Sure, we could listen to pundits or statisticians to try to predict the outcome of the World Cup final on Sunday. They've got suits and numbers. But what they don't have is a black cat. Why listen to logic when there's a feline (named Lucky, natch) who can—and will—tell you who will lose the World Cup. Show More Summary

Do We Really Need Supply Risk Programs Anyway? (Repost)

This post originally ran on April 21, 2010. However, it is still as relevant today as it was then and, for those of you who did read it before, not too much of a distraction to you as we approach the World Cup Final :-; Today’s guest post is from Pierre Mitchell, Director, Procurement Research […]

Flying Cars Predicted In Two Years: What Then?

People are already putting down money for self-driving flying cars. Are American motorists up to the challenge? Since the dawn of aviation, Americans have dreamed of buying a flying car and opening up the skies to everyone. The utopian...Show More Summary

Millennials Are Entering a Changed Workplace. Not.

Sometimes the U.S. government’s exhaustively and exhaustingly dry reports yield startling results, as Fortune discovered. A Department of Education study of college graduates shows, for example, that the wage gap starts early: Four years out of college, male graduates were already making much more

Leaving your options open sets you back

When I was trying to get on the national volleyball tour, that was the only thing I was focused on. So eventually, I played professional beach volleyball. When I was trying to get my memoir published, I was focused on that more than anything else, and eventually, University of Colorado Press came through. And when...

mcgarrybowen Brings Together TMNT, Pizza Hut

mcgarrybowen teamed up with production company Bullitt Branded (a new branded content company from the Russo Brothers) to combine the re-launch of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the re-launch of Pizza Hut’s “Cheesy Bites” in a newShow More Summary

The Quality of List Determines the Quality of Career

You’ve heard the statement, it’s not who you know or even what you know, it’s not even who knows you – it’s who knows you best. The connections and the relationships we have with people determine the quality of success in our endeavors. Show More Summary

IRS Email Hunt Shows Lerner Switched To Texts, Which Aren’t Kept….’Perfect’

Lost IRS Emails? Turns Out Lois Lerner's Texts Might Show Even More. When Lerner Asked If Texts Were Saved, They Said No. "Perfect," said Lerner.

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