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Like many small- to midsize-business owners, you may not have a video, but it's certainly time to get one. Entrepreneurs can sometimes be hesitant to have video as a part of their strategy because the return on investment can seem unclear. They … more
A philosopher was sitting in the shade of a tree next to a beautiful, small lake when a troubled young man approached and introduced himself: "Sir, my name is Ben, and I'm miserable all the time. I've been searching far and wide for a wise person … more
If you live in a metropolitan area of a million people or more, the U.S. economy looks pretty healthy. If you don't, it looks terrible. Some recently released data emphasized the regional disparities in job growth. LinkedIn, in its monthly … more
In 2016, businesses and consumers encountered some of the largest computer breaches and attacks on record. These include the 2014 breach at Yahoo! with the hacking of 500 million user accounts, the proliferation of ransomware hitting nearly half of … more
In 1788, Edward Gibbon set forth in his famous multivolume work, "Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire," his ideas about why that great civilization withered and died. Surprisingly, it involves moral decay, both societal and individual, just as much … more
Everyone is in sales. To me, job titles don't matter; every employee must think about sales. It's the only way any company can stay in ­business. There are no jobs if you don't bring the business through the front door. That's why I have a … more
When making a decision such as whether to hire, insure or lend to someone, is more data better? Actually, when it comes to fairness, the opposite is often true. Consider a recent Harvard Business Review experiment, which involved sending … more
Tax law states that the purchaser of "all or substantially all" the assets of another business is responsible for the seller's tax liability. So you need to factor this in when you are structuring the acquisition. If you don't, you could be in for a … more
Super Bowl LI has to be one of the greatest contests ever: What a comeback! For me, it brought back an incredible memory, when I had the pleasure of interviewing Bill Belichick, Super Bowl-winning coach of the New England Patriots, for my … more
Employee equity ownership of companies has been promoted in the U.S. since the country's founding. After the Revolutionary War, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton fostered the resurgence of the codfish industry by providing financial subsidies … more
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