Carol Tang

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When You Should Be an Intrapreneur Instead of an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs have a desire to solve problems, to innovate and to create. They are willing to take on risk and think outside of the box. They lead and they inspire. And by standard definitions, the way that they do all of that is through …

Entrepreneurship

'They May Not Mean To' Is A Wry, Warm Look At The Indignities Of Aging

During my parents' last winters in Florida, each time I visited I would stealthily vanquish the ghosts of meals past from their refrigerator and run all their smudged glassware through the dishwasher and their stained clothing through the wash. They no longer saw the spots, and my mother, leached …

Why are you paying so much for your phone plan?

<b>By Rob Carrick</b><p>I hate bargaining for stuff, but it works. In fact, it's almost negligence to buy certain products and services without asking for a better deal. Which ones, specifically? Check out this blog post, where various personal finance writers describe the most memorable deals they received …

The Parallels Between Starting a Business and Becoming a Parent

The experience of becoming a parent is much like an entrepreneur starting a new venture.<p>Recently, our party of two became a party of three. My wife and I welcomed our daughter into the world a few months ago and it's been a game-changer for us in terms of elevating our joy and purpose in life.<p>The …

Let us now celebrate America’s incredibly low productivity

Put your feet up, America.<p>Just released numbers from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics shows US worker productivity declining during the first three months of the year at a 0.6% percent pace, as measured by GDP per hour worked. That’s not as steep as the 1% drop that was the initial estimate …

Compensation

5 Best Bodyweight CrossFit Workouts for Traveling

Traveling doesn’t mean taking a break from staying strong and healthy. Even if you are staying at a hotel without a gym, if you can find a little …

9 intriguing things doctors learned when they followed 5,362 people from childhood to old age

But that was just the beginning of his story, as Helen Pearson explores in her new book "The Life Project: The Extraordinary Story of 70,000 Ordinary Lives," which looks at Britain's incredible history of long-term, large-scale medical studies.<p>After the initial survey in 1946, Douglas and other …

High Blood Pressure

What All Successful Project Managers Do

Time tracking, gantt charts, project status and more, these are the best tools to stay on schedule<p>Small businesses, like large companies, have small tasks and projects to keep track of. Using project management tools are critical to success, and they don't all need to be pricey. You need …

Why American ad agencies are being accused of having secret agendas

American ad agencies routinely use hidden business arrangements to boost profits without their clients' knowledge, according to an explosive new …

Advertising Industry

Did This Employee Take Personal Branding Too Far?

Dear Liz,<p>I enjoy your observations and I hope you can help me. I’m the HR Manager in a 190-person healthcare services firm that is growing fast. It seems that every day we have a new issue to deal with, and that’s not a bad thing, but it keeps us on our toes!<p>Right now we have an employee relations …

Why Can't We Figure Out How to Be Happy?

It shouldn't be this hard, but, yeah, it is.<p>Practice makes perfect—T-ball wisdom for the ages.<p>Happiness, as far as anyone can tell, is no exception.<p><i>The New York Times</i> ran an op-ed this Sunday arguing that advising someone to be his or her most authentic self is kind of bullshit. "Just be …