Featured #1

Excited About Business Opportunities in Cuba? Be Careful

Businesspeople get very excited when new markets open. But doing business in Cuba is not a panacea for American business ventures. Here are seven reasons why.

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Featured #2

For Discussions on Difficult Issues, Try Walking Meetings

Sometimes people in business need a creative place at which to have productive conversations that are in out-of-the-ordinary locations. They allow for a fresh perspective. Perhaps you have an employee whom you need to counsel. Or you might have a peer that needs encouragement. For... [Read more...]

Featured #3

Trending: ‘Bleisure’ Travel in Europe

What label do you use when you travel and combine your business affairs with leisure? Is it bleisure? Or do you prefer to say bizcation? Either way, I don’t know about you, I’ve been combing business with mini vacations for years without assigning a label to it. People... [Read more...]

Featured #4

Looking for a Job? Get a Personal Web Site for an Edge

Are you ready for this? If you’re looking for a job and competition is tough, human resource professionals say a personal Web site can be a valuable asset. In fact, 67 percent of HR respondents to a 2015 survey say a site can differentiate you compared to someone who only... [Read more...]

Featured #5

Marketing Lessons for Academic-Entrepreneur Researchers

  Academic entrepreneurs are successful in developing research, but they often fall short of the goal of attaining commercial success. “… most academic researchers are not versed in product development, intellectual property, market analysis and other core business... [Read more...]

Featured #6

Legal HR Issues? Best Practices in Workplace Investigations

  As an employer, one of your biggest nightmares can be issues involving your employees. Many can be legal in nature. For any legal ramifications, you’re advised to seek qualified legal help. “Action expresses priorities,” said Mohandas Gandhi. So you should act quickly.... [Read more...]

Planning

Excited About Business Opportunities in Cuba? Be Careful

Businesspeople get very excited when new markets open. But doing business in Cuba is not a panacea for American business ventures. Here are seven reasons why.

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Marketing / Sales

Marketing Tips to Run Your Online Business for Higher Profit

E-commerce has made it possible for entrepreneurs to get a fast return on their investments with higher profits. Here’s how they do it.

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Wall Street

Data Warns Investors: Look for Firms Strong in HR Training

Investors beware: Investment outcomes – such as return on equity, return on investment and profit margins – are much bigger with most companies that have solid human resources and training policies.

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Operations

Strategies to Make Change Management Programs Work

Management is mostly to blame because most change-management programs crash and burn. Why? It’s up to management to hire the right people, and to invest in the right tools while inspiring employees to accept and drive change. Here’s how.

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Finance

Dos and Don’ts for Writing a Top Business Plan

There are many valid reasons to write a business plan. They’re not necessarily to attract capital. Whatever your reasons, avoid writing a mediocre document. To ensure success, there are key essentials.

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Human Resources

For Discussions on Difficult Issues, Try Walking Meetings

Sometimes people in business need a creative place at which to have productive conversations that are in out-of-the-ordinary locations. Perhaps you have an employee whom you need to counsel. Or you might have a peer that needs encouragement.

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Tech

Best Practices for CFOs to Stay Current in Technology

Just as every professional knows, CFOs also find it increasingly challenging to stay up-to-date on technology.
Up-to-date technology means CFOs can better do their jobs. Here’s how.

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Public Policy

ObamaCare: High Court Upholds Subsidies…What Now?

So the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in King v. Burwell that it’s OK for ObamaCare to allow the federal government to subsidize health-insurance premiums. The high court’s decision defies logic for economic, legal and moral reasons.

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