Archive | May, 2013

Week Ahead: May Jobs Report – Fox Business

Posted on 31 May 2013 by admin


Week Ahead: May Jobs Report
Fox Business
The May jobs report will dominate the investment landscape next week, offering possible insight into when the Federal Reserve may start tightening monetary policy and shutting off the stimulus spigot. The U.S. Labor Department will release the ...

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New York Business Leaders Plan a Push in Council Races – New York Times

Posted on 31 May 2013 by admin


New York Business Leaders Plan a Push in Council Races
New York Times
A group of real estate executives and corporate leaders, bracing for the departure of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, plans to spend up to $10 million to make sure the City Council elected this fall is friendly to business.

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The Business Case for Changing the Name of the Washington Redskins – Businessweek

Posted on 31 May 2013 by admin


The Business Case for Changing the Name of the Washington Redskins
Businessweek
Earlier this week, 10 members of Congress sent a letter to Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder asking him to change the name of his football team because it's a racial slur against American Indians. It's a good argument, but apparently not compelling ...

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Using the IRS Scandal to Question Small Business Audits – Businessweek

Posted on 31 May 2013 by admin


Using the IRS Scandal to Question Small Business Audits
Businessweek
Even if Graves's letter is a bit of political theater during the same week that Tea Party groups sued the IRS for violating their rights under the First and Fifth Amendments, small business owners will likely look forward to the answers to some of the ...

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‘Twilight’, ‘Hunger Games’ Fans Keep Lions Gate’s DVD Business Alive – Businessweek

Posted on 31 May 2013 by admin


'Twilight', 'Hunger Games' Fans Keep Lions Gate's DVD Business Alive
Businessweek
Lions Gate Entertainment (LGF) posted its first annual profit in five years late Thursday, as young adults rushed theaters for The Hunger Games and The Twilight Saga—Breaking Dawn 2. But there was also a classic helping fuel those blockbuster results ...

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5 Lessons for Strong Business Partnerships – Forbes

Posted on 31 May 2013 by admin


5 Lessons for Strong Business Partnerships
Forbes
The adage that two brains are better than one may explain why a lot of entrepreneurs and small business owners, including me, create partnerships. However, it's not just those brains that should work well together. Partners' personalities need to get ...

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Winning in Baseball and Business – TIME

Posted on 31 May 2013 by admin


Winning in Baseball and Business
TIME
Want to field a winning team? These tips from a CEO and baseball fan can help you hit a grand slam. Sports metaphors abound in the business world, and for good reason. There's a lot of similarity between fielding a winning athletic team and creating a ...

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21 Quotes From Henry Ford On Business, Leadership And Life – Forbes

Posted on 31 May 2013 by admin


21 Quotes From Henry Ford On Business, Leadership And Life
Forbes
As it turns out, Ford was a veritable font of pithy and insightful one-liners about business and leadership – and a fascinating human being, as well. He certainly had his dark side (he seems to have been anti-semitic for at least part of his life ...

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Panasonic to cut 5000 workers from automotive and industrial division – Fox Business

Posted on 30 May 2013 by admin


Panasonic to cut 5000 workers from automotive and industrial division
Fox Business
The division, which covers automotive components, semiconductors, production machinery and other devices, employs 110,000 people, around a third of Panasonic's workforce. The business is at the forefront of Tsuga's strategy to shift Panasonic away from ...

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University of Colorado wants to hire business-savvy athletic director – Denver Post

Posted on 30 May 2013 by admin


University of Colorado wants to hire business-savvy athletic director
Denver Post
"I want an athletic director who will run the athletic department like a business. "What's really key is athletics is big business, as we approach a budget of $50 (million) to $60 million (annually) and see that growing each year. I want to make sure ...

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