Drew Calin

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<b>Get our daily newsletter</b><p>Upgrade your inbox and get our Daily Dispatch and Editor's Picks.<p>Latest stories<p>Why Supreme Court justices serve such long …

Economics

25 executives share their favorite books for inspiration, knowledge, and more

Here are quotes from more than two dozen executives who name their favorite book and explain why it's worth your attention.

5 Steps To Validate Your Business Idea Before Getting Started

When I was twenty-three I had an idea to start a yoga retreats business.<p>I spent weeks building a website, finding business partners, and getting business cards made. I was sure it was going to be a big hit. The day we went live I expected the bookings to start flooding in immediately… but nothing …

Ready to Live Your Entrepreneurial Dream? Don’t Quit Your Day Job Just Yet

It’s possible to pursue your entrepreneurial dream without using your credit card as a poor substitute for a paycheck. Sure, it takes focus and …

The Changing Climate of CSR in 2017

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is beginning to change along with today's volatile political climate -- and it may soon affect all aspects of …

The Writing That Shaped Economic Thinking in 2016

It was a year when many of the dominant ideas in the field started fraying.<p>The past year was dominated by the bitter presidential election. But during the precious, brief moments when I was able to unplug from the madness and read about economics, I found a lot of great material. Here’s a list of …

After Trump’s victory, the world is left to wonder: What happened to America?

LONDON — Allies recoiled. Adversaries rejoiced. And on the day after U.S. voters made Donald Trump the country’s 45th president, the world was left to collectively wonder: What happened to America?<p>The question hung in the air even as once-unthinkable congratulatory messages poured into Trump Tower …

Donald Trump

Singapore is striving to be the world's first 'smart city'

There are few places better positioned to become a "smart city" than Singapore.<p>That's an easy statement to justify. Singapore is an island city-state just 30 miles across that has been governed by the same party for decades. Putting the implied democratic flaws to one side, the geography and …

The world economic order is collapsing and this time there seems no way out | Will Hutton

Financial sector,Economic recovery,World news,Banking,Economics,Brics,China,Global recession,Politics,UK news,Chinese economy,Economic policy,Financial crisis,Business,Global economy<p>The refugee crisis is paralleled by the savage fallout from a global financial system running out of control<p>Europe …

8 Kids’ Books That Celebrate Diverse and Courageous Historical Figures

Finding engaging history books for kids can be tough, and finding children’s history books that feature diverse figures is even tougher. While there …

GE's Partnership With Microsoft Is A Very Big Deal

On July 11, 2016, General Electric (NYSE:GE) announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) that will make GE's Predix platform …

Lawmakers are finally doing something about the 70 billion pounds of food wasted per year

And they have an agenda: convince the House of Representatives to address the mountain of food waste the United States generates each year, the <i>New York Times</i> reported.<p>Wednesday's hearing is the first time the House Agriculture Committee, which usually deals with food stamps and farm subsidies, has …

Why Snapchat Is the New LinkedIn for Tech Startups

While Snapchat is by design a communication mobile app platform, it has also evolved into a social content platform.<p>Snapchat's core interaction is simple; users take a picture or video and send that content to select individuals or broadcast that content to all their followers through the …

Social Media

12 best commencement speeches of all time

Great news, graduates! The job outlook is looking a lot better than it has in the past few years.<p>The U.S. economy has added, on average, 238,000 jobs in the past few months, according to the Labor Department. And, job listings targeted at new grads are up slightly from a year ago on job-listing …

Opinion: Gold has everything in its favor

Left for dead for almost four years, gold stocks have suddenly made an amazing comeback: They’re up over 50% this year.<p>Will the strength of gold …

Investing

20 Inspirational And Useful Business Books To Read in 2016

Personally, I enjoy reading books, especially when I know I can recommend them in the future, in place of long explanations on a topic. For example, …

3 Productivity Hacks That Will Completely Change the Way You Work

Starting work is painful. That never goes away, but you can get better at facing it, just like you can get better at playing the piano or julienning carrots.<p><i>What tips or hacks have saved you the most time or energy in your life? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where</i> …

Time Management

American students are falling behind in science and math

The U.S. currently ranks 44th according to the quality of its mathematics and science education.<p>A "leaky STEM pipeline" - in which factors such as lower expectations, discrimination, and a lack of interest make it less likely that racial or ethnic minorities, women or those from low-income families …

customer journey mapping

Many marketers were schooled in the marketing funnel. In the traditional funnel, consumers move lockstep in uniform sequential stages from awareness …

How To Leave Work At 5 P.M. And Still Get Everything Done

It’s a pattern with which most full-time professionals are familiar–you’re spending increasing amounts of time at your desk, but it feels like you’re getting less done. The hours stretch on, the to-do list grows, and you find yourself facing a future where you might let go of your apartment and …

Time Management

7 'lazy' shortcuts that will make you more successful at work

Maybe you'd catch up with a friend over coffee, take your kids for a bike ride, try out a new dinner recipe or heck, just grab 60 more minutes of shut-eye.<p>Whatever you'd choose, your plans would probably bring you significantly more satisfaction than staring at a spreadsheet and writing status …

Why You Need to Stop Asking People to Be Your Mentor

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

This Could Be the Best Way to Solve America's Food Waste Problem

A new plan offers a roadmap for the U.S. to reduce food waste by 20% within a decade while also creating thousands of jobs and could save consumers …

Sustainability

3 Stocks I'll Hold Forever

Here are three stocks this Fool plans to keep for as long as he's an investor.<p>"Our favorite holding period is forever" is one of my all-time favorite …

9 most interesting moments of the Democratic debate

Things were bound to get tense, and they did, quickly.<p>Sen. Bernie Sanders walked into Sunday night’s debate in Flint after weekend victories that kept his candidacy alive. Hillary Clinton, meanwhile, was eager to look ahead to the Michigan primary, where she will likely extend her delegate lead. In …

Government

How to Profit from Brazil's Coming Economic Collapse

What the heck has happened to Brazil?<p>For years, this vast country, once touted as a leading emerging market opportunity, was a global economic …

Brazil

Dolphin or Shark…Time for Concern?

<b>This article is an excerpt from a previously released Sidoxia Capital Management complimentary newsletter (March 1, 2016). Subscribe on the right</b> …