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    A Deal with the "Devil"

    A Deal with the “Devil”

    What would you do if the devil offered you superfluous reward, but for the price of your soul?

    Big Mac or Mocha Latte?

    Big Mac or Mocha Latte?

    Can you say – FRANCHISE? Did you know that it takes far less money to start a franchise than you imagined – you might be closer to realizing your dream of owning a business more than you think.

    Why Do You Want To Be, Who You Want To Be?

    Why Do You Want To Be, Who You Want To Be?

    When did you know that this was who you wanted to be, or has this life been somehow forced upon you?

    Upstart CEO: A Moon Shot Please

    Where is the “Moon Shot” – who is America’s Shai Agassi?

    The Experience Economy

    The Experience Economy

    Cowen’s data on these slowdowns are compelling and have withstood the scrutiny of the online reviewers. He argues that our society, for the moment, has hit a technological plateau.

    The Last Company Town

    The Last Company Town

    Employers used to provide workers with everything from houses to hospitals. It was the American dream – “It was so nice”. Those days are nearly gone.

    The Difference Between A Person Who Finds A Job And One Who Doesn't

    The Difference Between A Person Who Finds A Job And One Who Doesn’t

    Learn the elements that will separate successful job hunters from those who will be remain unemployed.

    Google Finds It Hard To Reinvent Philanthropy

    Google Finds It Hard To Reinvent Philanthropy

    It declared that DotOrg would not be “conventional” — a four-letter word in Google-speak.

    Web's Hot New Commodity: Privacy

    Web’s Hot New Commodity: Privacy

    As the surreptitious tracking of Internet users becomes more aggressive and widespread, tiny start-ups and technology giants alike are pushing a new product: privacy.

    Startup SeaMicro First To Use New Intel Chip

    Startup SeaMicro First To Use New Intel Chip

    A Silicon Valley startup is now selling a microprocessor that was custom-tailored for Intel.

    Looking For Speedups, Not Just Startups

    Looking For Speedups, Not Just Startups

    The White House launched its Startup America Partnership to better support potential ventures. “Our primary focus will be on accelerating the growth of high-growth companies.”

    The Cost Of Entrenchment: Why CEOs Are Rarely Fired

    When I talk to my friends outside of finance and read the popular press, you find a knee-jerk reaction that not enough CEOs are fired.

    Protect Yourself From A Downsizing Profession

    Protect Yourself From A Downsizing Profession

    Before you become a layoff victim, reorganize your finances so that your liabilities are as low as possible and set up an emergency fund.

    Hulu Reworks Its Script As Digital Change Hits TV

    Hulu Reworks Its Script As Digital Change Hits TV

    Hulu is re-tooling its business plan to keep up with a changing digital world.

    Rising China Bests A Shrinking Japan

    Rising China Bests A Shrinking Japan

    China passed Japan in 2010 to become the world’s second-largest economy after the U.S., a historic shift that has drawn mixed emotions in the two Asian powers: resignation tinged with soul-searching in long-stagnant Japan, pride but also caution in an ascendant China wary of shouldering new global responsibilities.

    Top 10 Young Women Of Power

    Top 10 Young Women Of Power

    Next week, both seasoned businesswomen and up-and-coming entrepreneurs will congregate in Orlando for three days of networking and insightful workshops. To celebrate the occasion, check out our list of 10 business mavens under 40.

    Partying Amid Poverty Stirs South Africa Debate

    Zwelinzima Vavi, leader of Cosatu, the powerful trade union federation allied with the governing African National Congress, accused Mr. Kunene of “spitting on the face of the poor” and declared that parties where people who have gotten rich in dubious ways flaunt their wealth “turn my stomach.”

    Redifining The Woman: From Sugar Mammas To Frugalistas

    Redifining The Woman: From Sugar Mammas To Frugalistas

    Despite issues confronting women in the workplace, significant gains have been made. Women now outnumber men in the general U.S. workforce and female economic empowerment is on the rise globally.

    Africa's Hidden Wealth Of Opportunities

    Africa’s Hidden Wealth Of Opportunities

    Look past the continent’s reputation for social problems, and you’ll see emerging consumers and businesses ripe for M&A, partnerships, and B2B relationships.

    Five Steps Toward Projecting Confidence

    Five Steps Toward Projecting Confidence

    Carry yourself with confidence. Does this mean that they never suffer from self-doubt? No! But they know how to keep it from view. Here are the ingredients for emoting confidence.