The annual conference of the World Future Society will feature international speakers on subjects ranging from the environment to the economy and from technology to cultural transformation will enhance your understanding of the possibilities facing us all. The conference will be held July 27-29 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel in Toronto, Ontario. Contact the […]
According to results of the 2012 ICF Global Coaching Study, professional coaches that belong to one or more professional associations generate on average $49,700 USD in annual income from coaching alone. Conversely the average annual coaching revenue among those who do not belong to any associations was $40,000 USD. “This study reveals the potential of […]
McIntosh was originally founded in Silver Springs, Maryland, 1949. The current Binghamton, NY factory, constructed in 1956, continues to grow with the company. McIntosh created the legendary MT10 Turntable along with a number of tube amplifiers. Since 1961, the legendary McIntosh MC275’s characteristically smooth, pleasing, and powerful sound has been the top choice of music […]
Stimulated by millions upon millions of Groupon type coupon users, digital coupon use is closing in on print coupon use at an astoundingly rapid pace. Digital coupons are fast becoming a medium that every type of business must explore. Consumers are growing to expect them, admit they help seal the deal and remain loyal to […]
Holiday Inn parent InterContinental Hotels Group PLC unveiled its new Hualuxe Hotels and Resorts upscale hotel brand for the Chinese market, predicting that the hotels will operate in at least 100 Chinese cities within 15 to 20 years. While U.S. and European hotel companies have expanded into China, IHG’s Hualuxe is among the first Chinese-designed […]
Singles are traveling more than ever before. “Stigmas about being a single traveler are dissipating,” said Nancie Svensen, an independent affiliate of Avoya Travel/American Express. “There was a time when it was assumed that most solo travelers were aged, lonely or looking to meet and mingle with other solo travelers but, nowadays, there are many […]
In response to a 2011 shareholder resolution filed by shareholder advocacy organization As You Sow, McDonald’s Corporation confirmed that it is taking a step toward the possible phase-out of polystyrene foam beverage cups. The company has notified As You Sow that, “McDonald’s is currently testing a double-walled fiber hot cup, as the company continues to […]
Growth Measured at 3.1%; Second to Houston Atlanta ranked second in job growth among major metropolitan areas between January 2011 and January 2012 with an increase of 3.1%, according to a recent study by Arizona State University. The figures, which reflect non-agricultural job growth among populations of at least a million workers, support the idea […]
Be like Steve “Woz” Wozniak. Don’t listen to naysayers. While working at Hewlitt-Packard, Steve wanted to create a small computer for personal use and was told by his bosses that “No one will ever want a personal computer.” He left to pursue his dream and founded Apple with Steve Jobs in a garage.
Top Prize Is a New Business Phone System; Non-Profits, Small Businesses and Start-Ups Encouraged to Enter WHAT: Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division, will sponsor a “Phone-A-Saurus” video contest for Facebook fans until May 15, 2012. The entrant that best demonstrates the need for a new business phone system will win a complete […]
The 600-thread count Sei duvet cover is cut and sewn at the Matteo factory in Los Angeles, California. The factory sits directly next to the company’s design studio.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) announced that they have signed a Strategic Alliance Memorandum (SAM) that will support thousands of Hispanic small businesses and entrepreneurs, enabling them to expand and create more jobs. “The Memorandum signals SBA’s renewed commitment to ensuring that Hispanic business has […]