Management

Here Are the First 6 Books You Should Read In 2018

And if you've already read one of these, I recommend the perfect complement.<p>If you love lists, December is a fun month to browse the internet. These lists usually take one of two forms: You're looking back on the previous year or eyeing the horizon for the year to come.<p>Some of the lists in the …

Eric Ries

17 Books Which Make Great Gifts

Whether you're looking for the perfect gift, or need inspiration yourself, these books come highly recommended by executives who thrive on self-improvement.<p>Whether you're looking for the perfect gift, or need inspiration yourself, these books come highly recommended by executives who thrive on …

Success

Freak-Out, Death Threats, and...Neutrality?

Posted: Dec 17, 2017 12:01 AM<p>The freak-out was something to behold.<p>A regulatory regime that had been in effect for less than three years was removed …

Conservative View

A Tale Of Three Telecoms: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

CAPEX targets in telecom prove elusive.<p>Management teams focus on old value metrics that don't measure value creation.<p>M&A activity did not address …

Business

Meet the Woman Behind Two Men and a Truck

<i>In the mid-’80s, Mary Ellen Sheets, now 78, worked a state-government job as a systems analyst and started a small moving company in Lansing on the</i> …

Leadership

Marketing School | Digital Marketing | Online Marketing: 4 Fundamental Things You Need to Master in Marketing | Ep. #504

On episode #504, Eric and Neil discuss the four fundamental things you need to master in marketing. Tune in to hear what these four elements are and …

Marketing

The seven forbidden words?

Policy analysts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta were told of the list of forbidden words at a meeting Thursday with …

Economics

Pentagon buried budget details of UFO investigation - Salon.com

The truth is out there — albeit buried, in obscure terms, in a Department of Defense budget documents.<p>A New York Times report out today documents the obscure history of the “Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program,” a project of the Defense Department tasked with investigating unidentified …

UFOs

These Are the Corporate Winners and Losers in the GOP's Final Tax Measure

Now that Republicans in Congress have released their final tax bill, two big questions remain. What will companies will do with all that cash, and …

Leadership

How Biofuels Will Change the Trucking Industry

Trucking is a $700 billion-a-year industry, but too often investors and media ignore it. And while it's starting to make some headlines with <b>Tesla</b>'s (NASDAQ: TSLA) new semi, Tesla is only a small part of the story, and a drop in the bucket of opportunities.<p>In this week's episode of <i>Industry Focus:</i> …

Stocks

The Greek Experiment: Can an Economy Be Wiped Out by Taxation?

Greece has confirmed that a nation can spend itself into a fiscal crisis.<p>And the Greek experience also has confirmed that bailouts exacerbate a …

Economics

Got Executive Presence? (Hint: It's Important)

If you don't, it could be holding you back in your career<p>You're smart. You're educated. You have a resume packed with accomplishments. But you're not getting ahead.<p>As an executive coach, I often hear similar frustrations from many of my clients around the world. These leaders are ready to move up …

Leadership

Billionaire Drugmaker and Wife Found Dead Under 'Suspicious' Circumstances, Police Say

Barry Sherman, founder of pharmaceutical manufacturer Apotex and one of Canada’s richest men, was found dead in his Toronto home on Friday. Sherman’s …

Leadership

You Don’t Need an “India Strategy” — You Need a Strategy for Each State in India

The Indian economy has long been an attractive investment destination for multinational corporations. Already a large domestic market, Frontier Strategy Group’s estimates suggest the country will average growth rates between 7.4% and 7.6% over the next three years.<p>However, India remains a difficult …

India

Unlike IBM, This Company Figured Out How to Make Working from Home Happy and Productive for Everyone

IBM, Yahoo, and Aetna all scrapped their telecommuting programs. This company proves working from home can be done successfully.<p>Many people get excited about the prospect of working at home in their pajamas. But few companies have really figured out how to make this work. It’s so difficult that …

Leadership

Most Doctors Have Little or No Management Training, and That’s a Problem

Rising pressure to achieve better medical outcomes with increasingly limited financial resources has created an acute need for more physician leaders. Several studies (including this one) have shown that doctors want to be led by other doctors; they trust physician leaders to make the right …

Leadership

Why You Don't Need a Title to Be a Leader

SoulPowered founders Sarah Kaler and Brenda Wilkins share how to develop achievable goals and be indestructible in the face of change.<p>You can’t reach your goals if you feel burned out. Stress drains you mentally and physically and often blinds you to what opportunities are out there for you -- all …

Leadership

Trump’s greatest mission: erasing Obama’s legacy

WASHINGTON — If one thing has defined President Trump’s approach to policy in his first year in office, it is his extraordinary zeal in trying to …

Donald Trump

Uber Driver Arrested for Alleged Rape of 16-Year-Old Passenger

Police in a suburban area northeast of Atlanta have arrested 58-year-old Abdoulie Jagne on charges of raping a 16-year-old passenger. Gwinnett County …

Uber

Geeky Gadgets Deals Of The Week, December 16th 2017

There have been some popular deal in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store this week so it is time for our round up of the most popular ones.<p>some of this …

Project Management

The Product Manager’s Playbook: How You Can Build Trust

I do not envy substitute teachers. While most of the class will follow the new leader, there are always a few kids who misbehave in ways they would …

Product Management

Why Design Thinking is the Future of Management

Why companies and leaders should reconsider their current philosophy of project management and why they cannot afford to ignore the value of Design …

Design Thinking

Too Few Retail Workers On The Floor, Too Few Retail Sales And Profits On P&L Statement

America has reached, even exceeded a state of full employment, according to Goldman Sachs economist Daan Struyven. With the unemployment rate at 4.1% in November 2017, it’s reached its lowest level all year and a record low since the start of 2017.<p>But one sector in the economy is shedding, not …

Business

How Can You Build an Enterprise from Scratch

Entrepreneurship is all about the daily struggle with its ups and downs<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Excuse the generalization, but on the whole, Gen X was on a quest for job security and job satisfaction. In contrast, millennials are more …

Entrepreneurship

How to manage and lead international teams

Technology can help leaders to communicate more openly with staff in other countries, but they must beware abusing it.<p>In today’s tech-driven world, businesses – especially those with a global footprint – are becoming more reliant on digital tools<br>for team communication, whether it's a Google chat to …

Leadership

GE Just Decided To Cut 12,000 Jobs. Here's Why Leaders Everywhere Should Care

After announcing major change, it's important to address these three things to re-engage employees.<p>Last week, a <i>Wall Street Journal</i> article announced GE's plans to cut roughly 18 percent of its workforce (12,000 jobs) in response to major market challenges affecting its core business.<p>Reacting to the …

Leadership

Measuring your agile/scrum team’s health

Probably many of your teams already went through some rough times, be it managers reorganizing teams, technical issues with product or anything …

Project Management

The Most Difficult and Highly Underrated Skill in Business

Without this skill in place, businesses wouldn't be able to scale successfully.<p>Managing people is the hardest, yet most underrated skill in the business world today. The ability to get people to not only listen and follow, but to think and execute.<p>Many have said skills are innate. Others believe in …

Leadership

This Entrepreneur Shares the Leadership Trait That Helps Attract Talent

When it comes to building a company, there are certain traits entrepreneurs should possess to keep the business running and moving forward. When it comes to building a company, there are certain traits entrepreneurs should possess to keep the business running and moving forward. For Alex Chatham, …

Leadership

Bitcoin boomed in 2017, where will it go next?

<b>Bitcoin has now entered the financial and cultural mainstream, so WikiTribune interviewed a range of experts on what’s ahead for the once marginal</b> …

Bitcoin