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How a Trade War Could Impact Employment in the U.S.

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Fed's Evans says he's optimistic on inflation, wants rate hikes

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans, one of the Fed's most dovish policymakers, said Saturday that he is optimistic inflation will reach the Fed's 2 percent goal and that slow, gradual rate increases will be appropriate.<p>"Fiscal policy has been much more …

Federal Reserve

U.S. Job Growth Eased in March; Unemployment Steady at 4.1%

The Labor Department released its official hiring and unemployment figures for March on Friday morning, providing the latest snapshot of the American economy.<p><b>The Numbers</b><p>■ 103,000 jobs were added last month. Wall Street economists had expected an increase of about 185,000, according to Bloomberg.<p>■ …

Economy

This amazing visualisation shows how the world's ships move goods around the globe

Shipping is vital for the global economy, with roughly 90% of all goods moved across the world by ships.If shipping stops, so does the world economy.<p>Global trade has been the subject of much scrutiny in the past year or so, with Brexit and the Trump presidency both seen by many as threats to the …

Data Visualization

5 Marketing Success Metrics You Probably Aren't Measuring | Inc.com

Today's marketing landscape is more complicated and multifaceted than ever before: Marketers at multinational corporations and solopreneurs alike are left to balance the demands and differing metrics of web traffic, search, digital banner ads, email marketing, content, and every social media …

Marketing

A Thank-You Letter To Your Co-Workers

How do you express gratitude to the people you work with. Do you?<p>In my corporate career I would say “thank you” walking out of a meeting or during a performance review discussion. But I never took the time to write a thank you note. Recently I got one from an executive coaching client and it made …

A Google Study Revealed That the Best Managers Use Emotional Intelligence And Share This 1 Trait | Inc.com

Google's research on what constitutes a great leader revealed that employees appreciate managers who care for them both professionally and personally.<p>Whereas taking care of your people professionally may come a little more instinctively (providing development opportunities, coaching, mentoring, …

Leadership

How to Come Up With Your Brand Identity

In this interview with Branding expert Jeff Madoff, we dive deep into some of the questions and exercises you need to think about when crafting your own Brand Identity for your business.<p>Jeff also shares examples of some of the worlds largest brands and how they’ve been able to distill their …

Identity

Forget the iPhone 8 and iPhone X — here are 7 reasons you should buy the iPhone 7 instead

There are a ton of great phones you can buy right now. But if you're intent on buying an iPhone, don't bother with the new iPhone 8 or the high-end iPhone X.<p>I've owned an iPhone 7 Plus for over a year, but I've tried the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, and currently own the iPhone X.<p>I can easily say the …

The 8 Keys to High-Performing Office Culture: The Best Employees Take Cues From Great Managers | Inc.com

Nearly 70 percent of CEOs now recognize culture as one of the greatest sources of competitive advantage. Whereas company processes, technology, and strategy can be copied, an organization's DNA cannot be reproduced.<p>With this realization, many organizations are turning to cultural change to fuel …

Employee Engagement

3 Things Leaders With Impressive Communication Skills Always Do | Inc.com

Communication is an essential life skill for anyone and everyone. It's one of the earliest survival skills we learn as growing children. (How else would we have asked our parents for another cookie?) As we grow and become fully functioning human beings, communication only increases in complexity …

Communication Skills

Amazon is falling after missing Wall Street's earnings estimate by a mile (AMZN)

Amazon trades down 3.38% at $1,010.63 a share after Thursday's lackluster earnings report that came after markets closed.<p>The e-commerce behemoth announced earnings of $0.40 a share, missing the Wall Street consensus of $1.42 by a wide margin.<p>However, the news wasn't all bad, as revenue spiked 25% …

5 Lessons From a Former Navy SEAL That Will Change the Way You View Leadership Forever | Inc.com

During the height of the Iraq War, thousands of US Navy SEALs lead some of the toughest and most dangerous missions across insurgent-held cities in Iraq and Afghanistan. Jocko Willink is a former Navy SEAL commander who saw extensive combat action during the Battle of Ramadi, leading SEAL Team …

Military

I've held 1,000 interviews, and I've found only 4 questions truly matter

Hiring the best talent is a massive and never-ending challenge. It's hard to hire your first employee, it's hard to hire your 50th employee, and it's still hard to hire your 500th employee.<p>If you're just starting your company, you may as well get over the fact that you'll likely lose sleep over …

A 3-word hiring mantra from the CEO of LinkedIn explains why résumés as we know them are on the way out

Of course, a company is only as great as its employees.<p>At the ASU GSV Summit, Weiner revealed the actions his company is taking to look for talent in non-traditional places.<p>Speaking about the qualities LinkedIn is looking for in potential hires, which includes passion and fire, a great work ethic, …

How to impress any interviewer, according to Facebook's global head of recruiting

Fortunately, the art of interviewing is a learn-able skill. The more you practice and prep, the better you get.<p>Facebook global head of recruiting Miranda Kalinowski recently spoke with Business Insider about the tech giant's interviewing process.<p>She also shared her top tips for knocking your next …

10 marketing trends to watch for in 2017

People have had some pretty harsh things to say about 2016.We lost many beloved celebrities and public figures (along with Harambe) and weathered a …

Marketing

Why Influencer Marketing Will Explode In 2017

A recent survey revealed 84% of marketers plan on executing at least one influencer marketing campaign during the next 12 months.<p>But what exactly is “influencer marketing”? Well, it’s the grey territory between an official testimonial and a subtle product mention, which is done almost in …

Public Relations

6 Companies That Teach Us What It Takes to Communicate Exceptionally Well | Inc.com

One of the mistakes managers make that lead to turnover -- when this is done repeatedly, and intentionally -- is not sharing information.<p>Usually this means a hierarchical organization with a control-based leadership structure. If this is where you belong, you've probably realized that this is one …

Jack Dorsey

4 Branding Tips That Help Increase Customer Loyalty

If you’re a small business owner looking to build a company that transcends generations, then you must respect the importance and power of branding. …

Marketing

Why Has The Fed Failed To Generate Inflation?

In 2010, a veritable “murderers row” of investors lined up to profit from the inevitable currency debasement and inflation that the Fed would create from ZIRP (Zero Interest rates) and money printing (Quantitative Easing). The investment of preference was gold – Keynes’ barbarous relic. There was …

Economics

6 Tips for Becoming a Better Leader

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

How To Survive Working On An Underperforming Team

Many of us enter the workplace unprepared for teamwork. Here’s how to head off and contain the hazards of poor group performance.<p>In general, people are poorly educated to deal with workplaces. That’s because education is a largely solo affair. Students are asked to work alone. Grades are given to …

What Is a Stock?

You hear about the stock market every day, but there are still many people who don't know what a stock really is. Even if you invest through a workplace retirement plan like a 401(k), the mutual funds that most plans provide don't necessarily educate you about the basics of stock investing. Let's …

Investing

Opinion: Earnings will decide the stock market’s fate

Only two things matter in the stock market: earnings and interest rates.<p>Investors focus on earnings or cash-flow growth to estimate a company’s …

How to Create a Brand Strategy for Your Business

In today’s marketplace more people than ever are starting their own businesses. Whether they’re small, local shops dedicated in serving the community …

Marketing

How many funds do you need for a diversified portfolio?

<i>My retirement portfolio currently consists of two mutual funds. Is that enough? Or do I need more funds to be properly diversified --E.F.</i><p>When it comes to building a diversified portfolio for retirement -- or any other goal -- the issue isn't so much the number of funds. It's the type of funds you …

Investing

Three Leadership Lessons I Learned In March

<i>This is a guest post by the daughter of Steve Denning, Stephanie Denning, who writes about leadership issues from a millennial perspective. The views expressed here are her own.</i><p><b>March Madness</b><p>If you don’t religiously follow March Madness, the month of March can feel like one long basketball game. …

Leadership

How Your Mistakes Can Make Effective Marketing Impossible

Mistakes can harm your marketing efforts.<p>Mistakes in business should never be viewed in isolation. One mistake in one department can damage everything that another department is doing. That's why the importance of a fully integrated organizational structure can't be underemphasized.<p>This guide is …