Archive | December, 2013

What Higher Ed Wishes Businesses Knew – Forbes

Posted on 31 December 2013 by admin


What Higher Ed Wishes Businesses Knew
Forbes
My recent post on millennials in the workplace seemed to deeply resonate with many of you. To that end, I thought it only fitting to do a follow-up piece, focusing on how businesses are missing an opportunity when they don't see higher education ...

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Is Your Business Ready for 2014? – Fox Business

Posted on 31 December 2013 by admin


Is Your Business Ready for 2014?
Fox Business
2013 was a mixed bag. The government shutdown and the uncertainty surrounding the implementation of ObamaCare certainly did not benefit small business owners. However, the budget deal forged at the end of the year provided confidence that there ...

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US Small-Business Owners: Mixed Expectations for 2014 – Gallup.com

Posted on 31 December 2013 by admin


US Small-Business Owners: Mixed Expectations for 2014
Gallup.com
PRINCETON, NJ -- U.S. small-business owners are slightly more negative than positive as they look ahead to the new year. Twenty-eight percent say they are less optimistic about their business' future going into 2014 than they were going into 2013 ...

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Lac du Flambeau Chippewa enter payday loan business with eye to online … – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Posted on 31 December 2013 by admin


Lac du Flambeau Chippewa enter payday loan business with eye to online ...
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"The Internet is a robust environment to grow our economy, and we're looking for ways to leverage (the tribe's) sovereignty in a responsible manner," said Brent McFarland, the Lac du Flambeau's director of business development. "We see the Internet as ...

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Expert etiquette tips for doing business in China – USA TODAY

Posted on 31 December 2013 by admin


Expert etiquette tips for doing business in China
USA TODAY
China has since begun to loosen the single-child rule, but Margolis of Coppell, Texas, and many other business travelers who have made an etiquette mistake in China may forever recall embarrassing, insulting or awkward moments. With Chinese business ...

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Euro Still Vulnerable Despite Rising Against Dollar – Fox Business

Posted on 30 December 2013 by admin


Euro Still Vulnerable Despite Rising Against Dollar
Fox Business
The euro rose broadly on Monday, as euro zone banks repatriated foreign-held assets before year-end and after the European Central Bank chief said there was no urgent need to cut interest rates. The euro's strength this year has baffled many ...

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The business of hospice – Washington Post

Posted on 30 December 2013 by admin


The business of hospice
Washington Post
The Post captured many of the problems hospice faces now that it has become a big business. Now, most Americans will travel a different path to death, since most of us will live a few years with frailty. The hospice model is too rigid to offer what ...

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How To Start a Business In 8 Key Steps – Forbes

Posted on 30 December 2013 by admin


How To Start a Business In 8 Key Steps
Forbes
You can't start a business without a good idea. Your idea needs to build a real-world solution to a real-world problem, preferably in a sizable market. And, in all cases, do what you love, as it is important you have a passion about your startup, to ...

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Raised to start a business – Financial Times

Posted on 30 December 2013 by admin


Raised to start a business
Financial Times
After the grandfather died, Mr Barber's father ran the business for a while before selling it to Cincinnati-based AdvancePierre Foods in May 2011. That same year, having only just started at college, Mr Barber took up the entrepreneur mantle again by ...

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2013: The Best Business Stories of the Year – MIT Technology Review

Posted on 30 December 2013 by admin


2013: The Best Business Stories of the Year
MIT Technology Review
But while there may be a bubble in social media, a truer reading of the year in the technology business was that it was one of haves and have-nots. Although fast-changing technology brought huge benefits to the companies able to take advantage of it ...

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