Here is where you should be looking to learn new things about your industry, as well as different facets of running a business.
This profile of “asteroid miners” Planetary Resources is worth a read, if only because this seems so out-of-this-world: The team is currently busy at work at Planetary Resources’ new facilities, building prospecting spacecraft. Developing and producing its own technology in-house is both economic and savvy for a moderately small company with big aims, says Lewicki. […]
Protecting the business environment: The N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources asked for the extension because additional time is needed to understand the potential impacts of the rule on the environment and the economy, John Skvarla, secretary of the N.C. Show More Summary
Many individuals who breathe and live entrepreneurship have faced, in one way or another, the enormous challenge of worrying about their lack of experience or resources. With majority of businesses reportedly failing in the first five years, many entrepreneurs are becoming too picky about the industry they intend to become part of. Without the right [...]
Small business leaders can get so caught up in everyday operations, that they’ll sometimes attempt to add human resources responsibilities to their daily tasks. However, responsibilities such as recruiting, complaint management, conflict resolution, benefit management, and termination often require specialized training and knowledge. Show More Summary
The LAPD has been fudging crime statistics and getting up to a lot of other typically shady business lately, so it apparently seemed like a good time to focus energy and resources on cracking down on access to one...
Parex Resources Inc. (OTC:PARXF) Q2 2014 Earnings Conference Call August 6, 2014 11:30 AM ET Executives Wayne Foo – President & CEO Kenneth Pinsky – CFO Barry Larson – COO David Taylor – EVP of Exploration and Business Development Mike...Show More Summary
The new docu-comedy follows a business that specializes in recycled products.
I probably read more than one hundred human resources, leadership, and business books a year (e-readers are amazing) and I rarely have time to review them. Most are great books in many ways. In this article, however, I'd like to discuss...Show More Summary
Pooling resources against a common enemy, Google and Barnes & Noble are launching a program Thursday aimed at undermining Amazon's book business. The two are offering same-day book delivery in Manhattan, San Francisco and West Los Angeles from local Barnes & Noble stores via Google Shopping Express, the search giant's delivery services. Show More Summary
If you run a small businesses or startup and are looking for a way to sort through the opportunities, offers and assistance available out there, here’s a possible resource. The co-founder of F6s.com says his site is geared to meeting these needs for startups and small businesses. Show More Summary
What happens when a company built on human resources and professional networking doesn’t act so professional? In the case of LinkedIn, the business is ordered to pay employees $6 million for unpaid overtime and damages. The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that LinkedIn agreed to pay $3.3 million in overtime back wages and $2.5 million in liquidated damages to … [More]
While asking for a favor might come off as weak to some, it's how the most successful business leaders get to the top. See what characteristics I commonly see in the most resourceful leaders.
By Vladimir Zernov: Weak met coal pricing has already imposed a tremendous burden on business and the stock price of miners like Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR) and Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT). Yet, another met coal producer, Teck Resources (NYSE: TCK), has held on well despite significant headwinds. Show More Summary
Tonight's episode of The Independents (Fox Business Network, 9 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. PT, with re-airs three hours later) features the triumphant (if tardy!) return of Fox Human Resources Director Bernie Maxsmith, who will deliver your very best Two Minutes' Hate. Show More Summary
Internationalization brings indubitable advantages to companies in terms of profitability, performance, commercial growth, finance, human resources, corporate image, risk diversification, etc. hard to cope with alone for a SME givenShow More Summary
As a small business owner, you don't have the time or resources to waste on a lengthy hiring process. When you think you've found the right person for the job, you'll likely want to get him or her on board as quickly as possible. But...Show More Summary
The best business advice comes from someone who has already been there — but how can you find a mentor who will share their knowledge? We round up the best online resources and real-world tactics. More »
Top Idea: Paycom Software by Dallas Salazar: Long / Technology - Business Software & Services / Growth / Small-Cap / Newly Public Company / Secular Growth Top Idea: Antero Resources by Richard Zeits: Short / Basic Materials - Oil & Gas...Show More Summary
Time management can be a challenge, especially for small business owners. However, you can manage this finite resource and keep your sanity. Here's how.