Sun, 30 Apr 2017 22:41:00 -0400If Trump wants to be measured in terms of how effective he is in keeping U.S. businesses, workers and consumers up at night and our trading partners on their toes he is on the “right” track. But if he is interested in enhancing U.S. global competitiveness, he seems to be leading us down a dead-end.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 22:18:00 -0400If you could get more done during the day—and potentially work less overall—wouldn't you? Here are some strategies that could make that possible.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 22:14:00 -0400Don't shy away from difficult conversations - instead, embrace them. Vulnerability and transparency in leadership fosters greater trust and creates opportunities for innovation.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 21:58:00 -0400The former head of North American brand communications and advertising for FCA's Fiat brand has just taken over as chief marketing officer at Quicken Loans, the nation's No. 2 home lender.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 21:07:00 -0400Jamal is gearing up to present the clear steps he took to maximize his revenue at $500,000 in one quarter at the popular business conference Traffic Sales And Profit Live headed by one of Jamal's business coaches, the venerable Lamar Tyler.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 20:47:00 -0400Known as the Swiss Machine, the amazing alpinist broke a number of speed-climbing records solo in the Alps and on Annapurna. Here he is in his own words before his death.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 19:08:00 -0400Some reflections on Dr Dao’s over-booking experience, which resulted in him being dragged off a United Airlines plane in Chicago on April 9th losing two teeth and suffering a broken nose in the process, and my own recent experience with British Airways, which thankfully didn't end so badly.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 19:00:00 -0400Culture isn’t just a buzzword. It’s the new currency for both hiring the right people and finding your dream job. If you’re looking for a leg up on the job hunt, or if you’re trying to hire for the future, focus on these questions.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 18:51:00 -0400Incumbent businesses are under more pressure from new entrants than ever before. But those that are prepared to transform themselves while also developing fresh enterprises can see off the threat.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 17:42:00 -0400Your social media presence speaks volumes about you--especially to prospective employers and collaborators. Learn how to cultivate a social presence that works in your favor with these tips.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 16:51:00 -0400Just as President Trump has been a boon for journalism – at least in terms of increased ratings for cable news channels and rising newspaper subscriptions – he has spurred increased interest in the study of leadership.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 16:41:00 -0400The magazine - titled Goop - is expected to hit newsstands by September 2017.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 15:12:00 -0400Damage control measures when things go wrong for a recognized brand.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 14:41:00 -0400Streamlining every aspect of your business's customer experience would seem to be an inherent, automatic win, if you buy into a popularmantraof today’s customer experience thought leadership. But consumers are tricky, and it's essential to keep your eye on the prize, which is a happy customer.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 14:33:00 -0400Earlier this month, Mayflower Movers released a study that might shed some light on the migration patterns of the modern millennial. In short, they're moving, but they're not planning to put down roots yet.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 14:25:00 -0400ESPN cut 100 "talent" and behind the scenes positions last week. They signal how the company is shifting from an old cable model to being a digital first company.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 14:20:00 -0400Modern propaganda is usually more subtle and clever. What comes out of the White House is more reminiscent of WWI & WWII-era posters. Cartoon by Kirk Anderson.
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Perhaps because he hasn’t thought much about public policy before,Donald Trumpsuggested thatwomen be punished legally for having abortions. He has since backtracked, saying that only doctors who provide abortions should be punished.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 14:19:00 -0400Whole Foods has a problem, and traditional business planning tools and traditional approaches to business strategy are ill-equipped to solve it.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 14:16:00 -0400The NFL Draft has morphed into one of the league's biggest events, arguably third behind the Super Bowl and Opening Day (sorry, Pro Bowl). That's insane, considering the NFL Draft is a dull event where nearly one-third of the players selected won’t make the team’s roster the following year.
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Sun, 30 Apr 2017 13:36:00 -0400English has been influenced by many languages - here we discuss the horrible (from Latin) event which United won't get away with Scot-free (Scot, from Norse), and other fun connections.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 12:22:00 -0400The similarities between a new CMO and a new U.S. President's first one hundred days are striking. Except the new CMO has it worse.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 11:56:00 -0400Brands need to be protected in an environment that is often hostile to them by adopting purpose-driven marketing, focusing on the core values that were established at the brand’s inception and their societal currency.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 11:45:00 -0400Starbucks has a little problem in Dubai -- competition from Greek start-up Mikel Coffee Company.
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A Fine and Raw Chocolate employee works amid burlap bags full of cacao beans in the Bushwick, Brooklyn factory.
The Fine and Raw Chocolate factory's storefront, located in Bushwick, Brooklyn.
Founder of Fine and Raw Chocolate Daniel Sklaar next to his Bushwick, Brooklyn, factory.
A decorative cocoa pod in Fine & Raw Chocolate's factory.
Two Fine and Raw Chocolate employees hand sort the cacao beans prior to going in the hopper.
Fine and Raw Chocolate's cacao beans in the process of being hand sorted.
Cacao as it's being stone ground in the Fine and Raw Chocolate factory.
Fine and Raw Chocolate's truffles after being doused with a layer of chocolate in the factory.
Two Fine and Raw Chocolate truffles on a conveyor belt.
A selection of Fine and Raw Chocolate truffles, made in Bushwick, Brooklyn.
A Fine and Raw Chocolate truffle.
Fine and Raw Chocolate's Habeñero Salt chocolate bar.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 10:53:00 -0400There is a powerful meditation that you can do for yourself that can put you in the mindset for success and can also help to manifest your dreams.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 10:06:00 -0400While it is good that companies invest in R&D, innovation teams should also spend time searching for the right business models for their breakthrough ideas. This involves answering key business model questions. This article presents six key questions to guide teams along their innovation journey.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 09:58:00 -0400Here’s the problem that all grads and job seekers need to know. There is a wide gap between what recruiters expect from entry-level job candidates and how those college seniors view their own communication skills.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 09:31:00 -0400American Airlines just announced a modest raise for pilots and flight attendants. But shareholders punished them with a 5% stock drop for investing in labor. How should employees, and especially high performers, feel about employee engagement when the owners throw a fit over an 8% raise?