Jerome Knowling

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This Father-And-Son Entrepreneurial Team Makes Literal Maps For World Domination

Eddie and Dan Jabbour are the father-and-son team behind Kickmap, a totally killer iPhone app that makes New York City's intimidating subway map easier to understand, and injects it with capabilities befitting an Internet-connected map running on a smartphone.<p>Eddie runs KICK Design, a New York …

New York City

Are sporty employees better workers?

Jessica Lippke’s volleyball experience gave her a ‘free ball’ when it came to getting a job.<p>Despite having very little project management experience and being just 21 years old, a New York web design and development agency looked favourably on more than 10 years of playing and the sport and took …

Student Athletes

Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

CHICAGO (AP) — Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national …

Investors go LOCO for grilled chicken stock

The crazy chicken is flapping its wings and flying high on Wall Street.<p>El Pollo Loco (LOCO), the California-based restaurant chain specializing in Mexican-style grilled chicken, went public Friday and shares surged more than 60% to finish above $24 in the first day of trading.<p>El Pollo Loco -- which …

If You Want To Be Rich, Don't Get An MBA

The first thing I am going to say about wealth is that many authors who write about prosperity and wealth make it clear: <i>A job will not make you rich.</i><p>If you want to be wealthy, at some moment of your life, you will have to create a source of income other than your salary. This is an evident and …