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[ 0 ] Apr. 22, 2013

How Tablets and Your iPad are Changing The Entertainment Industry

Oren Jacob says tablet computers like the iPad are changing the nature of storytelling and enabling a new era of interactive entertainment. Jacob spent more than two decades at Pixar, where he rose to the rank of Chief Technical Officer. He recently started his own family entertainment company ToyTalk, which is developing a mobile application […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 22, 2013

Building Home: The Politics of The American Dream & Howard F. Ahmanson

From the Great Depression to the Great Society… A look at the rise and fall of American Dream Home Ownership– – New biography chronicles the life of post-WWII, California Businessman Howard F. Ahmanson With the consequences of the 2008 mortgage crisis still rippling through the American economy, a new book explores the biography of one […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 16, 2013

Locavesting: Top Read

Small businesses are the backbone of the American economy, generating eighty percent of jobs and half of GDP. They also create the foundation for healthy, diverse neighborhoods and strong local economies. So why are we starving these vital enterprises? What can we do? Locavesting by Amy Cortese, is a call to rethink the way we […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 15, 2013

How To Fix The Economy : Video With Edward Lazear

Edward Lazear gives his advice for how to get the federal budget under control and the US economy back on track. Lazear is the Jack Steele Parker professor of Human Resources Management and Economics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He served at the White House as Chairman of the President’s Council of Economic […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 15, 2013

7 Habits of Highly-Successful Small Business Owners From Newtek

What makes some businesses more successful than others? More often than not, it comes down to leadership. Being a strong small business owner includes the following 7 components: 1. They take care of themselves Smart small business owners recognize that having a sharp mind requires having a healthy body. Attention is paid to eating healthy […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 15, 2013

Build Your Small Business With A Mentor

By Dr. Melissa Luke Summary: The answer for mentorship in top executive leadership is to look within yourself. Your core personal values are probably why you are where you are today.  Reflect on those values if you are having difficulty in planning the way forward, and remind yourself that you are a real leader. Read a good book about someone more accomplished than you. Reading […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 9, 2013

The Startup Playbook

Entrepreneurship is at an all-time high in the wake of the Great Recession.

[ 0 ] Apr. 8, 2013

Proven Winner$

15 Sure-fire businesses (no experience needed) you can start today!

[ 0 ] Apr. 8, 2013

PowerPointers for More Effective Presentations

By Carole Howell More often than not, I’ve stared at a screen while a presenter reads to me. It’s frustrating, and almost insulting. Presentations like these are neither provocative nor persuasive, and before the fourth slide, your audience will be checking their phones for messages, watching the clock, and wondering what’s for lunch. PowerPoint is […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 8, 2013

Yahoo’s Culture Shock–Revival or Flatline For Marissa Mayer?

By Dr. David “Doc” Vik Even though Marissa Mayer is not speaking publicly about the decision to ban telecommuting, starting in June 2013, the “new law” that she laid down is going into effect for Yahoo’s 13,000 employees. Her reasoning is that “speed and quality are often sacrificed when we work from home.” That could […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 8, 2013

South Carolina’s Exports Reach Record: Nearly $25.3 Billion in 2012

Gov. Nikki Haley, the South Carolina Department of Commerce and the State Ports Authority  announced the state’s 2012 exports totaled nearly $25.3 billion in goods sold to 197 countries around the world, according to data from the U.S. Department of Commerce. Figures represent a 2.23 percent increase over 2011 totals, and a record for the […]

[ 1 ] Apr. 1, 2013

How the Recession has Changed Retirement Planning: 3 Tips For Baby Boomers

The economy may be recovering, but some of the changes wrought by the Great Recession may be long-lasting. Anyone planning for retirement, no matter what their age, needs to take those changes into account, says financial advisor Philip Rousseaux, a member of the esteemed Million Dollar Round Table association’s exclusive Top of the Table forum […]

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