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This Could Be The Real Reason Why North Korea Stopped Its Nuclear Missile Tests

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:59:00 -0400

North Korean president Kim Jong-un recently announced his country has halted its nuclear testing program. However, recent evidence suggests the country may have been forced to halt testing.


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6 Ways To Help Your College Grad Land a Job -- And Leave Your House

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:44:00 -0400

As tempting as it might be for parents to help their kids find a job, college graduates need to enter the job search on their own. Following are six things you can do to help your college graduate land a job.


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Hillary Clinton Urges Women To 'Stand Up And Speak Out'

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:21:00 -0400

In a recent conversation with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Hillary Clinton offered encouragement and advice for women to raise our voices in politics, media and beyond.


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How To Get The Feedback You Desperately Need From Your Boss

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:18:00 -0400

So, you and your boss are constantly tiptoeing around each other, and it’s driving you nuts. At this point, you desperately need feedback at work but you're not quite sure how to ask the right way. Here's exactly what to say to request feedback without seeming bothersome or needy.


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Criticism Of Commission On College Basketball Report Misses The Big Point

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:41:00 -0400

Almost immediately after its release yesterday, critics were declaring that the Commission on College Basketball report didn’t offer anything new or different. A little closer reading, however, might have the critics realizing that they missed the main point.


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Want To Have Sex? Just Sign Here, Here And Here...

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:28:00 -0400

Welcome to the age of technological consent. Rape costs the US economy +$100 billion every year. Can technology help eliminate this?


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Building Trust With Your B2B Customers Through Advisory

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:14:00 -0400

B2B customers have more anxiety about their purchases than ever before and often aren’t confident they are buying the right product at the right price to help their company. There’s a way to move past this anxiety and distrust, and it comes from being an advisor to your customers.


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The Best Ways to Break Down Mentorship Barriers

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:00:00 -0400

Look for ways you can genuinely help someone who needs inspiration or a connection.


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Deal To Cut Emissions Sets Shipping On Path To Low-Carbon Future

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:00:00 -0400

For years, shipping has failed to keep pace with global efforts to cut harmful pollution. But now, for the first time, a global deal to reduce the sector's emissions has been reached. It's not strong enough, but it will put the sector on the path to a zero-carbon future.


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Britain Spins A Big, Bold InvestmentIn A.I.

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:59:00 -0400

The UK might be blundering towards Brexit but it wants to loudly tell the world that it’s still pushing ahead on one of the most important technological developments of our time.


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Civic NationVoice: Five Numbers That Show The Impact Free College Can Have

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:57:00 -0400

Over the past few years, over 200 communities and 16 states have taken a bold move with little fanfare. More and more regions are expanding access to higher education through College Promise programs that cover the cost of tuition for students. And these programs are starting to show real results.


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Winning With Customers In Medtech [Infographic]

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:50:00 -0400

How successful medtech companies are changing their go-to-market approach.


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Civic NationVoice: A Gathering Of Hopes And Stories: Organizing For A Thriving Democracy

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:46:00 -0400

We are optimistic about the possibility of initiating meaningful changes in and through institutions of higher education. Our hope is grounded in experiences with community organizing and long-term change strategies, and in the recognition that champions of the democratic values.


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What Will Cause The Next Recession?

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:39:00 -0400

We are nearly nine years away from the end of the last recession. I am not forecasting one soon, but economists have a poor track record of forecasting recessions. Understanding the likely cause of the next recession will help companies evaluate their own vulnerability.


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How To Apply For A Job When You Don't Meet Every Requirement

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:23:00 -0400

Women often believe they can only apply for a promotion or a new position if they meet all the requirements in a job description. Instead of focusing on the job description, focus on the fundamental skills required to do the job.


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American Sparkling Wine's Young Female Future Is Here

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:03:00 -0400

In celebration of 45 years in California, Domaine Chandon looks to the future with new director of winemaking Pauline Lhote and her first new wines hitting the market this spring.


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Four Ways To Encourage Company Culture And Engagement With Remote Workers

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:00:00 -0400

Establishing frequent interactions with an ongoing feedback loop should be top priority for leaders of remote teams.


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Authority Positioning By Staying In Your Lane Of Expertise

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:00:00 -0400

Would you rather be perceived as a jack-of-all-trades or a master of one?


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Five Conventionally Accepted Wisdoms That Destroy Innovation

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:00:00 -0400

In today's business environment, things have become too complex and change too quickly for organizations—yet they still train leaders in traditional leadership competencies. The wisdom that made organizations successful in the past now jeopardizes their survival. They must learn these new skills.


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Lessons In Crisis Management From Facebook And Starbucks

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:00:00 -0400

Lessons learned from the recent public relations scenarios involving both Starbucks and Facebook. Takeaways in crisis management best practices.


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This Latina Built A Community To Encourage Other Latinas To Travel The World

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:00:00 -0400

Olga Maria is traveling the world and making sure she's bring other Latinas with her.


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Day In The Life: Feeling The Energy From Connecting With Women

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:30:00 -0400

See how this professional transitioned from traveling in Asia and the Middle East to speaking in the United States the next day.


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The Surgeon To The Stars Who Is Changing The Face Of Plastic Surgery

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:07:00 -0400

Plastic surgery has an image problem, with negative connotations of unnaturalness and some well-publicised health scares. However, the industry is fighting back. Here, practitioner Tunc Tiryaki tells how his art can save lives, restore humanity and pioneer new ways of getting the best from life


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Change Agent: The Importance Of Analyzing And Defining Your Connections

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 -0400

Connections and relationships matter greatly in running a smooth nonprofit organization, so don't overlook this important process.


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Here's What Negotiation Advice Doesn't Tell You

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 -0400

"Just don't be emotional" isn't exactly realistic. Here's how to deal with the feels.


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5 Tips To Start Conversations And Impress People In 30 Seconds Or Less

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 07:10:00 -0400

How do you make a good impression and have memorable, engaging conversations? Here are five tips from a master networker and human behavior scientist.


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Eight Characteristics To Seek In A New Tech Hire

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 07:00:00 -0400

Finding a good fit for your team can be challenging. Here are some aspects to look for in particular when evaluating candidates.


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What You Need To Do Before Making A Major Career Transition

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 07:00:00 -0400

Members of Forbes Coaches Council discuss their top tips for successfully transitioning into a new career.


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Seven Essential Qualities Businesses Look For In An Agency

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 07:00:00 -0400

When businesses look for an agency, they need to look beyond the presentation. Here are some aspects to value.


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Seven Practical Tips To Reduce Stress And Avoid Burnout

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 07:00:00 -0400

Keeping stress from becoming overwhelming is important. Here are a few approaches that you can use.


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Business Etiquette: Three Foundational Keys Of Daily Success For Leaders

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 07:00:00 -0400

While most people think business etiquette is made up of actions visible to the human eye, human beings feel and react to the invisible energy of leadership etiquette in everyday interactions.


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Be Competent, Not Competitive, In College Process And In College

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 07:00:00 -0400

It's tough, but refusing to see college admission as a zero-sum game can help students approach it more gracefully. They can also be more present and happy with what they do day to day.


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UNICEF USAVoice: Health Workers Get Creative To Vaccinate Hard-To-Reach Kids

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 07:00:00 -0400

A single heath worker can save thousands of lives by vaccinating children against deadly diseases — but it's not always easy. During World Immunization Week 2018, UNICEF honors the men and women who are heroes in the global fight against preventable diseases.


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Legal Change: Why Drip, Not Disruption?

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 06:35:00 -0400

The legal industry is changing--faster than most lawyers want and not as quickly as legal buyers might like. What matters is when the legal profession/industry provides access and more efficient, consumer-driven delivery for all.


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Why Unilever, General Mills And Procter & Gamble Aren't Good At Marketing In The Modern Economy

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 06:14:00 -0400

Entrepreneur Dave Morgan, CEO/Founder of Simulmedia, suggests that the Direct Brand Economy is the most important issue in marketing and that the blue chip marketing firms (e.g., P&G, Unilever) stand to lose big against smaller, direct to consumer brands.


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College Admission Fairs: Do They Matter?

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 05:39:00 -0400

College admission fairs can be overwhelming and students often question their value, but they remain an important part of the college search experience.


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Can Luke Skywalker And Han Solo Save The Universe... And Your Local Shopping Mall?

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 05:30:00 -0400

Blockbuster movies bring millions of fans to theaters. One of last year’s big hits was Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. Since its release on December 15, worldwide box office gross sales are over $1.3 billion. That’s a lot of people going to movie theaters.


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How Two Words Triggered A Stock Sell-Off

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 05:00:00 -0400

What business leaders should know about the metaphor that sent Caterpillar shares tumbling


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Depop CEO: Solving 3 Big Problems For Young Cool Shoppers

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 04:54:00 -0400

Depop has won 9 million of the worlds youngest, cooler, most entrepreneurial shoppers, says its CEO Maria Raga. 80% of its users are under 25-years-old, they sold $230 million of clothing last year, and are on track to double that in 2018. Some are making over $10,000 a month. We find out how...


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China Is Tightening Its Grip On Cryptocurrency To Promote Rather Than Purge It

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 04:30:00 -0400

The country is stepping up controls of the likes of Bitcoin to manage its $12 trillion-plus economy. But China also sees the point in allowing cryptocurrency to develop in a manageable way.


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Investing In A More Inclusive Tech Sector

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 04:00:00 -0400

The tech industry is deluding itself if it thinks it can make the world a better place without representing women equally. Here’s how three women are changing tech venture capital funding to be more inclusive and bring more women to the table.


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How To Boss It Like: Justin Rosenstein, Cofounder Of Asana

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 02:00:00 -0400

We've previously met CEOs, founders and thought leaders from the likes of Uber, Tinder and IBM, finding out how these smart people get so much done. A busy woman, with big ideas, Forbes asks Justin Rosenstein, Cofounder Of Asana how he gets it all done.


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Mercedes: Leader Of The F1 Pack

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 01:32:00 -0400

Mercedes spent more on its 2017 Formula One campaign than any other team based in Britain in the histoy of the series. It wasn’t entirely driven from within.


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USCIS Lays Out Far-Reaching Anti-Immigration Agenda

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:34:00 -0400

Trump officials seem determined to turn America from a “Nation of Immigrants” into a “Nation Without Immigrants.” Will they succeed?


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The Deathbed Test: How To Choose The Right Path At The Important Decision Points

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:15:00 -0400

Life holds countless decision points. Some matter little, but others matter a lot. Do you you take the easier option and safer path, or do you veer off and go the extra mile? The deathbed test will help you make the right decisions when it matters most.


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Four Big Ideas To Change Your Life, And The World

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:03:00 -0400

Imagine if the average agreement could be improved by 42%? Imagine you could create wealth without someone else losing? Imagine how much easier business would be!


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A Growing Number of Indian Americans Are Leading America's Best Business Schools

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 23:27:00 -0400

Recent years have witnessed several Indian Americans take the helm of the nation’s most selective business schools. What explains the significant number of Indian American business school deans at America’s best universities?


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Now No. 1 Home Lender, Quicken Picks 'Avengers: Infinity War' For Its Biggest Hollywood Partnership

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 22:49:00 -0400

Now that it's No. 1 in America's home-lending industry, it's time for Quicken Loans and its Rocket Mortgage brand to take a star turn on the silver screen. Rocket will enjoy its first movie product placement in the anticipated superhero blockbuster, Avengers: Infinity War, which debuts on Thursday.


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How To Answer Five Salary-Related Questions Pushy Recruiters Ask

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 21:58:00 -0400

Here are sample answers to five obnoxious, salary-related questions pushy recruiters may ask you!


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Five Ways Getting Fired Can Be Good For Your Career

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 21:35:00 -0400

Can getting fired from your job be a good thing for your career? Yes -- here are ten ways!


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Marketers Need To Measure Twice And Cut Once

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 20:19:00 -0400

Marketing organizations that invest in developing measurement competencies – meaning the processes, skills, and systems to help them understand and improve the performance of their marketing investments - create more business value in terms of profit growth and share price.


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4 Steps To Conquer Career Anxiety

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 20:00:00 -0400

Start to be an observer of your thoughts at work, and notice when they turn negative.


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Profit Margins Are Hiding In Your Sales Calls

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 19:54:00 -0400

intelligent, committed to the success of their business, and willing to do nearly anything to improve a point or two of profit margin. Yet none of them had considered examining the sales function


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CEO Says App Could Raise Billions For Alzheimer's Research

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 19:08:00 -0400

Max Tokarsky wants to talk about funding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. But he’s not talking about just asking major corporations or the government or even Big Pharma for help. Tokarsky wants everyone to pitch in. And he’s figured out a way we can.


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De Beers CEO Shares How To Make Sure Women Have An Equal Voice At The Table

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:24:00 -0400

De Beers CEO, Bruce Cleaver shares why achieving gender equality is more than simply increasing the number of women in and organization. He outlines practical steps all of us can take to ensure women also have an equal voice at the table. #IfOnlyIKnew


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4 Tips for Listening (That Even an Extrovert Can Master)

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:18:00 -0400

I didn’t need the numbers to tell me about the benefits of talking less and listening to my team - I see it in my interactions with the team. Here, I share a few best practices I’ve learned while zipping it up and leaning in (literally) to listen.


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Video: U.S. Activists Have An Increasing Interest In The U.K. Market

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:02:00 -0400

U.S. activists are increasingly looking towards the U.K. as a viable market for capital gains as the U.S. market remains stern with deeply entrenched players. As the U.K. engagement environment continues to grow, it’s development reflects that of where the U.S. once was...


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Why Debating Pros And Cons Is The Wrong Way To Make Decisions

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:30:00 -0400

Debating pros and cons comes way too easy to us. Why do we do it? First, it is a simple method that everyone can remember and apply. Second, the words 'pros' and 'cons' constitute just about the only shared vocabulary we have for making decisions. Nonetheless, it's a bad method.


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Venezuela's Hyperinflation And The IMF's Faulty Forecasts

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:00:00 -0400

In the past year and a half, the IMF has reported a variety of numbers for the annual inflation rate in Venezuela. None of the IMF’s numbers can be replicated. This is a problem -- one that renders all of the IMF’s inflation numbers unusable because they fail to pass the scientific smell test.


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City Harvest's 35th Anniversary Gala Raises Over $4.6 Million To Feed New Yorkers In Need

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:42:00 -0400

"We have neighbors, citizens of our city, who do not have enough to eat," said Co-Chair Diana DiMenna. "They can't feed their families, they don't know where their next meal is coming from. That's patently unacceptable. We all have to work as hard as we can to fix that.



5 Things You Must Do When Your College Grad Moves Back Home

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:31:00 -0400

If your 20-something moves back home, don’t fret--it’s completely normal. 33% of 25 - 29 year olds live with their parents or grandparents. These 5 steps will help you set your millennial up for success while making sure they don’t take advantage of your generosity while living under your roof.


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NVIDIAVoice: No Time Travel Required: Scaling Neural Networks to Meet Today's Biggest Opportunities

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:47:00 -0400

Modern deep neural networks, such as those used in self-driving vehicles, require a mind boggling amount of computational power. Today a single computer, like NVIDIA DGX-1, can achieve computational performance formerly only found in an entire datacenter of servers.


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Customer Lifetime Value Revisited

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:39:00 -0400

Costly perils loom when it comes to projecting Customer Lifetime Value. See how CLV minefields are easily detonated... and easily avoided.


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Want To Be A Bestselling Business Author? Dorie Clark Reveals How

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:25:00 -0400

In an age when anyone can be an author, hitting the bestseller charts can seem completely unattainable. Here's how you can buck the trend.


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4 Steps To Prep For (And Ace) Your Negotiation

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:00:00 -0400

If you fear word vomit in your negotiation, these strategies are for you.


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Ashland University Wins Big With New Fortnite Video Game Scholarship

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 11:54:00 -0400

The big news is that this fall Ohio's Ashland University will be offering scholarships to skilled Fortnite players to play on their varsity Esports team. It's a move that presents us with a powerful marketing move for Ashland, for Fortnite, for Esports and for the video game category in general.


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When Starbucks Looked Its Brand Purpose In The Eyes

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 11:36:00 -0400

In this blog I discuss the importance of brand purpose for Starbucks following the recent racial incident at one of its stores.


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Yes, I Was Both The CEO And Employee Of My First Franchisee

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 11:30:00 -0400

When I was 25 I placed an ad in the classifieds of my hometown newspaper to test out my theory: everyone had junk. Within 24 hours, I had seven customers who wanted me to remove a lot of different items, even a whole shed. There was only one catch: I didn't have a vehicle to haul their junk.


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James Felton Keith: How LGBTQ Entrepreneurs Can Get Involved In Politics

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 11:27:00 -0400

I spoke with James Felton Keith at StartOut's Congressional LGBTQ Entrepreneur Summit about why he decided to run for office, how to start getting politically active as an entrepreneur and how important it is for LGBTQ professionals to be vocal.


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Why The Title You Give Yourself When You Start Up Doesn't Matter

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:37:00 -0400

What title you choose to give yourself when you launch your new business does not matter. It's not worth spending time worrying about because as a new entrepreneur, titles are interchangeable. There's really only one title you should aim to wear as you grow your business.


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How U.S. Manufacturers Can Outmuscle Chinese Imports Through Innovation And R&D

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:21:00 -0400

How has Western innovation and research and development responded to Chinese soaring imports? Have they managed to erect a rampart against the global manufacturing powerhouse China has become? And what of U.S. manufacturers?


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The One Big Mistake People Make About The Common Core

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:16:00 -0400

The Common Core lists skills students need to master at each grade level without specifying any particular knowledge they need to acquire. That may not be a problem in math, but it could be a fatal flaw when it comes to literacy.


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4 Ways Getting Creative Can Boost Your Career

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:01:00 -0400

Making art can improve your performance at work by enhancing problem-solving skills, reducing stress, and encouraging you to take a more active role on the job. Gosha Levochkin founded Dirty Hands, a studio in NYC that teaches art to adults, to share these benefits with working professionals.


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These Startup Founders Built Their Companies Without Investors

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 09:55:00 -0400

You don't need a VC or angel investor to start a company. Learn how these companies got started without one.


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Starbucks Needs A Reputation Boost: Will Closing For Racial-Bias Education Do It?

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 09:54:00 -0400

Starbucks has only an average ranking in Reputation Institute's RepTrak US companies in 2018. CEO Kevin Johnson's decisive actions to right the company's wrongs are an example of a trend toward CEO activism which American consumers demand. This may elevate its reputation as good corporate citizen.


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Signs Your Stress Is Out of Control, According To A Doctor

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 09:19:00 -0400

A happy, thriving employee is also a more productive one.


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Is Economics Going Back To The 1800s? Maybe So

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 09:18:00 -0400

There's been a resurgence of three economic ideas that were more at home in the 1800s.


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How To Market Better By Listening To Clients

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 09:07:00 -0400

During conversations with a prospect the goal of an independent consultant should be to monopolize the listening. A good rule of thumb is to listen 80 percent of the time and talk 20 percent.


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Three Steps To Turn Disengaged Millennial Leaders Into Top Performers

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 09:00:00 -0400

Get back in touch with your core purpose, articulate it compellingly, and show your next-gen leaders and salespeople just how vital they are to helping the company succeed.


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SAPVoice: Your Career Depends On Split-Second Decisions People Make About Your Appearance

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 09:00:00 -0400

You gotta love any conference speaker who begins her mid-afternoon session with a challenge to uncover your own unconscious workplace biases. That’s how Kange Kaneene, Director of Business Development at SAP, kicked off her fascinating breakout at the recent SAP Ariba event.


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Grads of LifeVoice: The Rewards Of Inclusive Innovation

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 09:00:00 -0400

Although overall unemployment hovers at above four percent, it is much higher in many geographic areas and among certain populations. The need for ‘Inclusive Innovation’, and the rewards it can provide, is becoming increasingly critical and apparent to U.S. businesses and policymakers.


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The Four C's Companies Consider When Choosing A Vendor

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:30:00 -0400

In order for a company to succeed in landing contracts, it must convince clients it is the best solution in four main categories: the four C's.


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Busy Schedule? Here Are Six Low-Stress Ways To Keep Up With Industry Trends

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:30:00 -0400

Balancing a full schedule and can be tricky in and of itself, but it's vital to keep up with the news and trends in your market, too.


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Five Ways Nonprofits Can Increase Employee Engagement

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:00:00 -0400

Is your staff as informed and excited about your mission as your donors and volunteers? What if you could turn your entire workforce into advocates?


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Building Influence: How To Make Your Niche Work For You

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:00:00 -0400

Forbes Coaches Council members share their tips for generating positive buzz within their niches.


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Communicating Respect: Listen Up

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:00:00 -0400

Listening is more than just letting the other person talk. You need to be active, engaged and responsive, too.


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How Technology Could Help Or Hurt Your Business

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:00:00 -0400

Do you know if you're using technology to make your business the most effective it can be?


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4 Technologies Driving The Future Of Customer Experience

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 07:32:00 -0400

Improving customer satisfaction is a key goal for businesses at all times. Discover the technology that CIOs and CMOs can introduce to get the job done.


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Four Red Flags Your Emotional Intelligence Is In Short Supply

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 07:30:00 -0400

I truly believe we all show up with good intent. For most of us, though, it is very hard to see ourselves.


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Fat Lama: The 'Airbnb For Renting Almost Anything' Raises $10 Million

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 07:22:00 -0400

Need a drill for DIY, but don’t fancy splashing out hundreds on a Black & Decker? Rosie Dallas faced the same dilemma when doing up a coworking space back in 2016. This is why she launched Fat Lama: the "Airbnb to rent almost anything".


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