I am a principal in Chicago Public Schools. A reporter called me recently and asked what the impact of CPS' proposed 1,400 job cuts would be on my school, Blaine Elementary. I could not answer without seeing a specific budget, but the cuts will chip away at the quality of CPS schools.
As our workplaces become busier and more demanding, the idea of maintaining a calm mind might seem like an impossible dream. But taking a few minutes throughout your day to soothe and refresh, your brain will save you time in the long run by making you more productive. Show More Summary
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With “Boardwalk Empire” having ended its run last fall, Michael K. Williams is finding ways to stay busy on the bigscreen. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
Your morning cup of coffee just got a little pricier. Starting today, Starbucks is raising its prices anywhere from 5-20 cents. The coffee chain told ABC that the purpose of this increase was to “balance the need to run our business profitably while continuing to provide value to our loyal customers and to attract new customers.” […]
A common complaint I hear from businesses executives is about the competitive nature of their business. They’ll often say, “We offer the same service as our competitors. So, if we don’t offer the lowest price, we’ll be in trouble.” While on vacation in the United Kingdom, I experienced some businesses that figured out how to establish a niche to quickly grow their business.
After getting back from our trip to Nicaragua on July 4, it was time to look over my credit card accounts to check on things… While I was happy to see a $75 statement credit on my Starwood Amex Business card before we went away, this time I saw the $65 Annual Membership Fee had posted. […] The post My Starwood Amex Biz Retention Offer appeared first on Michael W Travels....
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Being on live TV is always so much fun! We were honored to be invited to appear on FOX Business Network's Kennedy on Monday to chat about all of today's hottest stories. Nothing was off the table as we spoke with Kennedy about everything from Donald Trump and his racist scandal to Caitlyn Jenner and her highly [...]
The entertainment world is moving more toward a subscription-based business model in which we pay monthly fees in exchange for the rights to stream an unlimited amount of content through our phones, computers and TVs. That said, allShow More Summary
Business for good, sustainability and fair trade should be principles that guide our every day decisions. We started Laughing Man Coffee because we believe in the power of business for good. When we teach our children about using business...Show More Summary
If you think about it, he was getting high. While all of the United States was celebrating it's independence by blowing stuff up over the weekend, one of our neighbors north of the border was busy showing the world what an oppressive, independence-hating police state Canada actually is. Show More Summary
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With Cat McManus, contributing author & Penn GSE doctoral student. In May we wrapped up our education business plan competition, and last Wednesday marked the announcement of the winner of the ISTE/EdMix startup pitch fest (here in Philly, no less!). In a nod to these events (and many others), I wanted [...]
Business Insider is hiring a supervising producer to oversee a growing digital video team in our newsroom. This team produces short and insightful videos on news, politics, entertainment, and more, with an emphasis on speed and breaking...Show More Summary
During Haute Couture Fashion Week, we've come to expect unforgettable style on and off the runway, it is in Paris after all. So while our favorite models have been busy walking the runway in style, trendsetters like Olivia Palermo keep wowing us with their street style prowess. Show More Summary
“Our children already have no stable baseline from which to calibrate the loss of all that lives. It’s game over. Bearing this in mind, I finally find myself reluctantly agreeing with the business community. There is no time for delay. Let’s build the runway. Let’s choke the Earth. Let’s get this damn thing over with, […]
By Murray Goldstein, Cox Business How many times have you pulled out your phone to browse Facebook while lying in bed? Or listened to a favorite podcast during your morning commute? Technology is such a part of our daily lives that we may not even notice its prevalence anymore. But how does [...]
My start-ups first legal troubles came early on in our business forcing me to change the name of my company. In Zone Wars I write how changing my name and not being tied to another brand was the best thing to happen for my business.
Oracle's undivided focus on cloud in the software business and engineered systems in the hardware business has been accompanied by the poor performance of its other divisions. Its revenues and market share in the on-premise software segment have declined in the last two years. Show More Summary