Roger Sexton

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Why The ROI of Online Community Doesn't Matter

<i>Sarah Judd Welch is the founder & head of community design + BD at Loyal where she designs communities for startups, brands, and Fortune 100s.</i><p>I’ve never felt entirely comfortable defending my work in community. Yes, I’ll tell you about Return on Investments (ROI) all you want, but truly, community …

Study: Wealthier neighborhoods breed materialistic residents

New research suggests denizens of well-to-do burgs tend to spend compulsively and manage their money unwisely<p>When you’re young and struggling, most everyone dreams of moving to a better neighborhood. While many eventually succeed, just-published research suggests this upward mobility comes with a …

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

Income Inequality

The Weird Strategy Dr. Seuss Used to Create His Greatest Work (And Why You Should Use It Too)

In 1960, two men made a bet.<p>There was only $50 on the line, but millions of people would feel the impact of this little wager.<p>The first man, Bennett …

7 Quick Tips for Better Business Writing

Want your words to wow? Take this basic advice to write more effective emails, memos, and other professional materials.<p>I took many writing classes in college but perhaps the most useful was one focused on business writing. My classmates and I spent a semester editing example after example of …

Creative Writing

Redesigning cities: could urban planning be a catalyst for development?

If the layout of cities impacts on everything from climate change adaptation to gender violence, should design be more central to development? Join the debate, Thursday 1pm BST 29 August<p>Urbanisation – driven both by population growth and high levels of rural-urban migration – is now happening at an …

8 Ways to Build Trust in the Workplace (Infographic)

Reporter<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The office is more than a place that employees go to earn a paycheck. Relationships between employees and employers are essential in creating an efficient and successful businesses. For these relationships to flourish and …

The Workplace

Maybe U.S. public schools don't stink

The drumbeat is hard to miss: Our schools are failing. Public education is in crisis. Our students are falling further and further behind.<p>The rhetoric comes from the left and right, from educators and politicians and lobbyists and CEOs and even Education Secretary Arne Duncan. The deep dysfunction …