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Are You A Billionaire Looking To Make A Deal? Call this Guy

Are You A Billionaire Looking To Make A Deal? Call this Guy

“You gotta meet Demetri while you’re in town.” The text message had come from an entrepreneur and investor I knew. One of those...

Jan 22 2014, 5:06am CST

Success Story: Nine Hints From Top British Clothing Retailer Jeremy Hackett

Success Story: Nine Hints From Top British Clothing Retailer Jeremy Hackett

The Hackett store that opened on London’s Regent Street in November 2013 is one of the most imposing retail outlets on one of t...

Jan 17 2014, 1:11pm CST

Worldwide Travel, Write It Up, Write It Off

Worldwide Travel, Write It Up, Write It Off

You have to admit it sounds awfully good. Travel the world, write your experiences, and write off all your expenses on your tax...

Jan 17 2014, 1:11am CST

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2014 Marketing Trends You Probably Haven't Heard

It’s that time of year.  I’m hopped up on eggnog and ready to go!  Last year’s “10 Marketing Trends for 2013 You Haven’t Heard”...

Jan 13 2014, 7:31am CST

Inside Forbes: We're Diving Into the Era of News Streams With Breakthrough Mobile Products

Inside Forbes: We're Diving Into the Era of News Streams With Breakthrough Mobile Products

Like a hanging, mobile focuses the mind. I often say the $2 to $3 CPMs publishers frequently get for smartphone ads will crush...

Jan 10 2014, 6:31am CST

Internship Wish List: The 12 Things Students Value Most

Internship Wish List: The 12 Things Students Value Most

Providing choices like “the opportunity for full-time employment,” “good references,” “competitive compensation,” “networking o...

Jan 8 2014, 11:51am CST

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Yahoo mines recent acquisitions to boost revenue

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's turnaround plan taps into recent acquisitions of technology, talent SAN FRANCISCO (AP)...

Jan 7 2014, 6:46pm CST

The 15 Best Countries To Retire To In 2014

The 15 Best Countries To Retire To In 2014

The Best Countries To Retire To In 2014 If you’re planning to retire abroad—because you want to live better for less, diversif...

Jan 6 2014, 3:16pm CST

Facebook Isn't A Good Way To Judge Potential Employees, Say Researchers

Facebook Isn't A Good Way To Judge Potential Employees, Say Researchers

Back in 2012, we learned that Facebook stalking would tell you if a person was worth hiring. Researchers at Northern Illinois U...

Jan 3 2014, 11:26am CST

Have A Dream? Here's How to Make It Happen in 2014

Have A Dream? Here's How to Make It Happen in 2014

In 2008, Betsy and Warren Talbot were not unlike a lot of American couples. They were living in Seattle in a 1,000-square-foot...

Jan 1 2014, 8:06am CST

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Four Reasons Merck's R&D Restructuring May Not Save The Drug Giant (Or The Industry)

Last Friday, Wall Street Journal reporters Peter Loftus and Jonathan Rockoff broke the story that Merck is planning a dramatic...

Dec 29 2013, 11:26am CST

The Branding Of Your Own Business

The Branding Of Your Own Business

As we approach the end of 2013 perhaps some of you may have a New Year’s resolution of starting your own business. You would no...

Dec 27 2013, 1:26pm CST

The True Cost Of Christmas: Santa's Tax Bill

The True Cost Of Christmas: Santa's Tax Bill

It’s Christmas Eve and this year, as always, at my house, there’s a lot of anticipation. And by anticipation, I mean that the k...

Dec 24 2013, 10:56pm CST

Jobs With Justice: New Campaigns Take Aim At Low Wages, Working Poor, Falling Middle Class

Jobs With Justice: New Campaigns Take Aim At Low Wages, Working Poor, Falling Middle Class

The organized labor movement is changing, reflecting two large-scale trends. On the one hand, union membership – once 35 percen...

Dec 23 2013, 9:16am CST

Subsidized Saturdays: The Tax-Free World Of College Football

Subsidized Saturdays: The Tax-Free World Of College Football

The BCS is just the tip of the iceberg. Welcome to the weird, tax-free world of college sports. Let’s start before the season e...

Dec 23 2013, 9:06am CST

Three Life Lessons From Famed Investor John Templeton

Three Life Lessons From Famed Investor John Templeton

John Templeton, who died in 2008, may not be as widely known today as Warren Buffett (though investors made pilgrimages to his...

Dec 22 2013, 5:01pm CST

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The U.S. Government Wants To Rank Our Colleges. Why?

The U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, has come up with a plan to produce official government rankings of our universiti...

Dec 22 2013, 7:31am CST

Two Heads Are Better Than One: A Model Of Shared Leadership

Two Heads Are Better Than One: A Model Of Shared Leadership

From presidents and chief executives to football coaches and ships’ captains, the traditional view of leadership is one person...

Dec 21 2013, 12:46pm CST

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This Man's Business Is Providing Fake Job Histories And References

After William Schmidt lost his job as part of a mass layoff from a Columbus, OH auto parts distributor in 2009, several colleag...

Dec 20 2013, 5:41pm CST

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Tranche Investing Will Kill Your Startup. Here's Why.

The week before the Fourth of July holidays, and after five months of negotiations, I received the final term sheet for a capit...

Dec 20 2013, 2:21pm CST

Would You Rather Have More Time Or More Money?

Would You Rather Have More Time Or More Money?

By Colleen Oakley Should you cave and hire the cleaning lady or buck up and do it yourself? And would the money you spend be wo...

Dec 20 2013, 2:11pm CST

Ken DeLeon, Top Silicon Valley Sales Agent: Why Chinese Buyers Love Palo Alto

Ken DeLeon, Top Silicon Valley Sales Agent: Why Chinese Buyers Love Palo Alto

The Chinese are buying more residential properties in the U.S., to put their money into safer ground for investment reasons, as...

Dec 20 2013, 8:35am CST

Childish Gambino shares Cool Holo Album Cover

Childish Gambino shares Cool Holo Album Cover

Rapper Childish Gambino shared the cool album cover of his upcoming CD titled "Because the Internet" on Instagram. It...

Nov 30 2013, 6:15am CST

Google Doodle Celebrates Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary with a Playable "Whodle"

Google Doodle Celebrates Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary with a Playable "Whodle"

Google is celebrating Doctor Who's 50th anniversary today with an animated playable Doodle that is called "Whodle&quo...

Nov 22 2013, 7:55am CST

Walmart Improves Holiday and Black Friday Online Shipping with New Fulfillment Centers

Walmart Improves Holiday and Black Friday Online Shipping with New Fulfillment Centers

Walmart adds two new fulfillment centers to deliver online orders faster and at lower cost....

Oct 1 2013, 3:57am CDT