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Episode 496: Where The Planet Money T-Shirt Began

A few years ago, we made a Planet Money T-shirt, and followed it from cotton to finished product.<p>We traveled 20,000 miles, across three different continents.<p>This summer, we're replaying a few of our favorite stories from the project.<p>Today, we begin at the beginning: where the cotton in our shirt …

Personal Information

Planet Money Asks: What Small Thing Would You Do To Improve The World?

NPR's Planet Money team asked three smart people: What little thing would they do to change the world?<p>Transcript<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:<p>There are the big ideas of the world and then there are tweaks - tiny ways to change things in our everyday lives like how long we stand in line at the grocery store. …

Harvard Business School

'Planet Money' Explains Why We Sign For Things

Some people write a squiggle. Others just write an initial. Our <i>Planet Money</i> team takes a look at the history of the signature. (This piece initially aired on Sept. 14, 2014 on <i>All Things Considered</i>).<p>Transcript<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:<p>You know, signatures aren't what they used to be. They used to be …

Credit Cards

Episode 657: The Tale Of The Onion King

Vince Kosuga was an onion farmer back in the 1930s. A pretty successful one. But farming wasn't enough for him. He also liked to make bets on wheat and other crops. Then he had an idea: Why not try his luck with the crop he knew best?<p>Today on the show, how Kosuga made millions on the greatest onion …

Chicago River

Matt Cutts Extends His Unpaid Leave With Google Through 2015

Will Google's Matt Cutts come back to Google in 2016? Currently he is a Google employee, on leave, not being paid, but does get health benefits.

Matt Cutts

30 Day Challenge by Matt Cutts

Alisa Miller: The news about the news

Nilofer Merchant: Got a meeting? Take a walk

Margaret Neale: Five Steps to Better Negotiating

Winning can mean more than dollar signs.<p>The modern framework for negotiation is broken: Most of the prevailing theories see negotiations as battles …

Twenty Great Leadership Quotes

Here are 20 of my favorite leadership quotes. Some are statements about leadership, and others, such as quotes about people or culture, directly …

Peter Drucker

20 Habits to Build Your Leadership On

<i>H3 Leadership</i> by Brad Lomenick is the result of experience and a lot of reflection. And we would be foolish not to benefit from it.<br>When he reflected …

Team Building

The Most Common Myths About Leadership

• Share<br>• Flip<br>• Pin<br>• Share<br>• Email<p>Updated August 18, 2017<p>Existing businesses are facing disruption at all levels. Younger employees are not satisfied with just a …

5 Ways to Use Social Media as a Sales Tool | Inc.com

Marketing, advertising, hiring, logistics, and manufacturing matter, but all efforts are futile without sales. Thankfully, the internet has given small businesses an opportunity to expand their footprint and increase sales volume with thousands of different avenues and strategies.<p>There is perhaps …

Marketing

5 Social Media Branding Strategies for Business [INFOGRAPHIC]

Whether you are starting to consider focusing your marketing on social media, or just starting to post on a new network, it is essential to dig deep …

Public Relations

These 16 companies control almost everything you buy

Companies' signature brands add to their annual revenues and provide an edge to competition.<p>To determine how powerful each company is, we factored together fiscal 2014 revenue, the number of employees, and press mentions on Google News over the past year.<p>Here is a list of retail companies that own …

Advertising

5 habits that are costing you big money

When looking for room in your budget, it's sometimes easier to focus on the big things: Cut the $50-a-month gym membership you rarely use. Ditch cable or satellite and save $100 a month.<p>Sure, reducing your big monthly bills will make an impact, but looking at the little things you do on a daily …

Personal Finance

8 Credit Card Myths You Probably Believe

<b>MYTH: You need only one.</b><p><b>FACT:</b> More like two (not counting store cards). Ideally, your main card should be a rewards card that you use to charge …

Just do it, digitally: Branding in the digital age

<b>In the race to tick ‘website’ on the list of required channels, many brands are still forgetting that the principles of branding still apply to</b> …

Brand Purpose: Power For Those Who Use It

<b></b>I call it the goodness movement – the rush to appear responsible that has gripped global brands over recent years. Recognizing that ethics, …

Management

Teaching the next generation: What do they need to learn?

<i>Executive Pulse seeks input from Canadian leaders on vital issues that affect our business and economy.</i><p>When asked what are the most important skills to encourage young people to develop, two of the Globe's Executive Pulse panelists – one from academia and one from business – stressed innovation as …

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7-Eleven, Volkswagen cases show why we should push back on 'corporate ethics'

There is perhaps no phrase more hackneyed in the corporate world than: “good ethics is good business”. Against the image of the ruthless business …

Connecting Asia's startup ecosystem

Startups

Bullock weighs in on equal pay issue

Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock has added her voice to the issue of equal pay among women in Hollywood following an essay on the subject by "Hunger Games" actress Jennifer Lawrence last week.<p>"My question isn't so much about the wage because the wage gap, it's a result of something bigger," …

Cute

Bradley Cooper on American Sniper's fake baby: 'I couldn't believe it'

Clint Eastwood’s Oscar-winning, box office-topping drama American Sniper was a worldwide hit, but even its most fervent fans were unable to take the film’s clearly fake baby very seriously.<p>Cooper scooper: Bradley to take lead in talking dog movie<p>Read more<p>Star Bradley Cooper has now addressed the …

Clint Eastwood

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – new trailer features Rey, Finn and Kylo Ren

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – six things we learned from the new trailer<p>Read more<p>The official trailer of JJ Abrams’s highly anticipated Star Wars instalment, The Force Awakens, has been unleashed and opens with a masked figure seen scaling the gigantic interior of blackened ruins. A voiceover …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens