The new year is a time for new beginnings, both in life and in business. If you haven’t already, it may be time to consider making a new year’s resolution for your business. Members of our small business community have some suggestions for things you should consider in the new year, whether it be new...
It's almost Christmas!!! We can't believe that our favorite holiday is this Thursday, but it is, and we're so excited! But that excitement didn't keep us from having a busy week. We got to see a couple Broadway shows, and even got to see Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden! And just in case you were curious, we made [...]
In our Apps of the Year series, The Next Web team shares personal recommendations for our favorite apps of 2014. It’s not often an app comes along that completely changes the way I do things every day, but Path Talk was one of those magical apps for me in 2014. Show More Summary
Today marked the end of our final week of prep before the holidays – and despite the fact that it wasn’t all that busy (it WILL get busier), I’m exhausted. Some of that may be attributable to the last mad dash to get pink drafts of episodes #101 and #102, and production whites of #107, […]
Christopher Halloran / Shutterstock.com Dr. Ben Carson will be your one-stop shop for campaign hilarity. Two pieces of business from future presidential candidates: 1. All-but-certain Republican presidential candidate Senator Rand Paul...Show More Summary
Remember Reason's 35th anniversary special honoring our 35 Heroes of Freedom? Well, more than a decade later, The Independents (Fox Business Network, 9 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. PT, with repeats three and five hours later) will be unveiling its very own Top 10. Show More Summary
As 2014 comes to a close, take a look back at some of our favorite tweets from Secretary of State John Kerry’s busy year. #JKTweetsAgain: Back in Action
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“Future Ready” is a theme I’m hearing more and more in our schools. The idea that schools is about preparing for the future and getting kids ready for adulthood. It’s important stuff and certainly schools need to be in this business. And yet…. Mindfulness has been and continues to be something I try to practice […]
Today was busy, and the weather wasn't good, so we just did a mile walking around our neighborhood -- no running.
In our latest edition of SMT Shorts, Amber Armstrong, Program Director of Social Business Market Making and Evangelism at IBM, discusses how to work with influencers and how to build an employee advocacy strategy.
Post by Kat Bouska. Every year we get busy decorating our Christmas tree with keepsake ornaments that my kids have created and I am always keeping my eyes peeled for new ones to try with them. They love getting crafty and it's a great way to keep them busy during winter break. Show More Summary
Categories: Analysis Tags: Incendiary Tidbits, L1 Our next 2015 prediction: Procurement Makes a Big Shift. Far too many procurement organizations service their customers (the business) with a grimace rather than a smile. The more successful ones, however, engage with empathy and influence, rather than brute force. Show More Summary
The media business is at a crossroads. Print is threatened while growth is focused on digital, but operationally we’re still not as integrated as we’d like — and that’s getting in the way of revenue growth for our publications. To future-proof the legacy media business, we need to reinvent how we create and sell our...
Susan Hauser, our Corporate Vice President, Enterprise and Partner Group has posted our business predictions for 2015. In her blog she highlights how IoT matures, cyber-security bulks up, and machine learning gives businesses a big advantage. Take a look here. – Jon C. Arnold
There's more of it than every before, and part of the problem is ours. A couple weeks ago, A.O. Scott asked an important question in The New York Times: “Is Our Art Equal to the Challenges of Our Times?” (December is the busy seasonShow More Summary
(Op/Ed) Wildcard is our new favorite app concept, but before downloading it, we were stopped in our tracks and can't move forward. Here's why. Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at AGBeat
Stationed above a busy corner on Canal Street, the studio of the Iranian filmmaker and artist Shirin Neshat whirred with several working film editors and assistants upon our arrival. Neshat is best known for her black-and-white cinematic films addressing gender issues within Islamic culture. She shares the space with her... More »
Our global, interconnected economy is an amazing thing. Of course, it doesn’t seem so amazing right now to the person answering the phones at Mark-1 Plumbing in Texas City, Texas. The business has had to remove the batteries from its cordless phones to stop the phones from “ringing off the hook” after a truck with its name emblazoned on the … [More]
Over the past few weeks, the dirty deeds of a hacker group supposedly irked by The Interview have given us a glimpse into the weird world of the movie business. At times our peek behind the curtain has given us a little bit too information — but other titbits have been far more positive. Here […]