Megan Boudro

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How to negotiate with your credit card company

So you’re wondering if you can negotiate with your credit card company? The short answer: it depends.<p>Credit card companies may negotiate on some …

Personal Finance

Why Bubbles Need To Be Warned About As Early As Possible

I would like to use this column to address a misconception that I frequently come across in my career as an anti-economic bubble activist. Many market observers incorrectly view bubble or crisis warnings that take years to materialize as failures because they do not understand the purpose of early …

How To Develop Employees Who Are Engaged At Work

It makes sense that engaged employees are productive employees, but, in this world of constant distractions and myriad communications channels, focused engagement can be a lofty goal.<p>The Temkin Group, whose Employee Engagement Index measures engagement of U.S. employees, found companies that …

Make sure your gift is the biggest (and best) white elephant in the room. #MyKindOfHoliday #TargetRun

Battle of the #Christmas Cookies: sugar cookies vs. peanut butter blossoms. Which is your fave?

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a message from CEO Gregg Steinhafel about Target’s payment card issues

Please visit A Bullseye View, Target's online magazine, for video messages from Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel<p><b>FAQ</b><br>Visit the Payment Card Issue FAQ for …

free credit monitoring and identity theft protection with Experian’s ProtectMyID now available

<b>Registration for our free credit monitoring offer ended on April 23.</b><p>Last week, Target announced that we would offer one year of free credit …

Target Announces $5 Million Investment in New Cybersecurity Coalition

The recent Target data breach has fueled conversations about high-level cybercrime and phishing scams. It’s a field that, unfortunately, is only …

An Open Letter from CEO Gregg Steinhafel

<i>Gregg Steinhafel, Target Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, shared this open letter with guests in newspapers across the country …

payment card issue

Target names Brad Maiorino senior vice president, chief information security officer<p>Brad will lead Target’s information security and technology risk …

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Can GoldieBlox Get More Girls Interested in Science?

<i>“It’s time to change!</i> <i><br>We deserve to see a range,</i> <i><br>cause all our toys look just the same,</i> <i><br>and we would like to use our brains.”</i><p>These are the original, …

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Jennifer Hudson with a student

Julie Andrews at Nellie Stone school

Made to Matter

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Why the Greek Yogurt Craze Should be a Wake-Up Call to Big Food

In 2005, Hamdi Ulukaya purchased a yogurt factory in upstate New York that had been shuttered by Kraft Foods. He wanted to use it to produce a line of strained, or “Greek,” yogurt called Chobani. If you’ve been in a grocery store lately, you probably know the rest — the brand caught on quickly. But …

Why Good Managers Are So Rare

Gallup has found that one of the most important decisions companies make is simply whom they name manager. Yet our analysis suggests that they usually get it wrong. In fact, Gallup finds that companies fail to choose the candidate with the right talent for the job 82% of the time.<p>Bad managers cost …

The Irresistible Power of Storytelling as a Strategic Business Tool

It’s not often that you hear Budweiser and Shakespeare mentioned in the same breath. But according to new research from Johns Hopkins University, the Bard’s deft application of storytelling techniques featured prominently in the beer company’s Super Bowl commercial.<p>In “Puppy Love,” a perfectly …

Gauge Which Activities Aren’t in Sync with Your Strategy

<i>Take this brief assessment for feedback on how to improve strategic alignment in eight key areas.</i><p>Most organizational leaders struggle to align day-to-day activities with strategy, even though they know it’s important to do. Almost 80% of the more than 1,200 senior executives recently surveyed by …

Should You Automate Your Life So that You Can Work Harder?

Would you pay someone in the Philippines to answer your email for you — even your personal messages? Or hire strangers on the internet to plan your spouse’s big birthday party? Or throw meat, vegetables, and butter into a blender and call it dinner?<p>These are just some of the actual …

How to Give a Killer Presentation

A little more than a year ago, on a trip to Nairobi, Kenya, some colleagues and I met a 12-year-old Masai boy named Richard Turere, who told us a fascinating story. His family raises livestock on the edge of a vast national park, and one of the biggest challenges is protecting the animals from …