Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, In her 2014 memoir “Hard Choices,” Clinton reiterated her support for human-rights advocates in China. She specifically criticized the Great Firewall, writing that after she made...Show More Summary
Submitted by Thad Beversdorf via FirstRebuttal.com, So the fundamental case for a 20 year bull run as BMO is calling for and certainly many other banks seem to be onboard with that is not looking great YTD. In fact, most perma bullsShow More Summary
Sharing great content is only half the battle on social media. You also need to engage your community. Are you set up to handle customer service through social media?
It’s true, the internet has shortened our attention spans. We’d rather watch a video than have to read 400 words or more. As a digital marketer one of the great challenges is to figure out what your audience wants and then to package that into something that’s measurable and moves the needle. It’s getting harder. You’d […]
Bernice wants to leave her job, but she's worried that people won't understand why she would give up the plum job and great title she has now. Bernice asks Liz for advice. What would you tell her to do?
American's outlook on life is higher than ever, so why are wage disagreements all over the headlines?
In a competitive marketplace, companies should follow these 5 rules to acquire, and keep, talented employees No matter how strong your value proposition for customers, the primary driver for your business' long term growth will always be your people. Show More Summary
Every year, right after the April 15 tax deadline, the U.S. Census releases its data on the prior year’s state tax collections. It is a fascinating document, filled with great data points for tax and policy wonks. It reveals a good deal about the state of local economies, economic trends and results of specific policies. In...Read More
Harsh words are not always indicative of insight. Complaints are not always a sign that something is wrong. Be that as it may, great feedback can be buried within the vitriol -- give credence to every message. Oftentimes, a negative experience can be salvaged and turned into an opportunity. Show More Summary
Recently, I came across a great article about ALDI in Forbes Magazine. For those unfamiliar, ALDI is a discount retailer in the eastern half of the United States (and in Germany) that focuses almost entirely on having the lowest prices on its merchandise. Show More Summary
Which is better, good or great? I love the book Good to Great by Jim Collins, but I’m rethinking things a bit. My friend Matt Dixon, from CEB, co-authored an amazing book called The Effortless Experience. He uses new research to debunk prevailing theories about great service as the ideal: Nordstrom’s service, Disney service, [...]
How to collaborate, communicate, and connect from just about anywhere. Spring is here, which means it's time to find any excuse possible to get out of the office for a few hours. Once on the loose, here are a handful of great free apps that can help you TCB while you're AFK. Read Full Story
With the dollar trading strong against the Euro, it's a great time to be a traveler and not just a tourist. To go in search of experience, and not just knowledge.
Following February's big bounce back MoM, Consumer Prices in March rose 0.2% MoM (less than the expected 0.3% rise) but it is YoY that is the great news for Americans. CPI fell 0.1% YoY in March (below expectations of unch) which means Consumer Prices haven't risen YoY in 3 months. Show More Summary
Not all macroeconomic models failed during the Great Recession. "Old-time macroeconomics"... "provided excellent guidance": That Old-Time Economics, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: America has yet to achieve a full recovery from the... financial crisis. Still, it seems...
Poverty looks pretty great if you're not living in it. The government gives you free money to spend on steak and lobster, on tattoos and spa days, on — why not? — cruise vacations and psychic visits. Enough serious-minded people seem to think this is what the poor actually buy with their meager aid that […]
I normally run ideas past my wife before drawing them up, but this has been a crazy busy year for both of us and lately I don’t always get her opinion. So after work one night I showed her the cartoons I’d done that day and she read this one. She looks up at me,...
The Brag Basket is open! This one is for April 17-19, 2015. Bring your good news to share with everyone. It’s sort of a self-portrait of good news. What can you do in the Brag Basket? introduce yourself share some great news from this week congratulate a friend applaud for each other confess your undying […]
While there are great benefits to being self-employed, like setting your own hours and working on projects you really enjoy, there are a few downsides to not getting a regular paycheck. Aside from the inconsistent income, you also have the added hurdle of proving your income when you want to move...
If anyone deserves a seven-figure sinecure, it's Ben Bernanke. The former Fed Chair put his academic work on the Great Depression to the best possible use when he saved the financial system in 2008, and then went further than any other central banker to try to bring unemployment down. But now he's putting that expertise […]