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Americans pay more for branded prescription drugs than people in any other developed nation. The U.S. was reminded of this outrage in September when it learned drugmaker Mylan NV has been charging Americans more than $600 for its EpiPen two-pack … more
What keeps us from getting to where we want to be or what we want to do? It may be a lack of the right skills, bad luck, having other goals, or just being lazy. More likely, however, the answer is closer to home. We can call them "everyday" … more
November is National Entrepreneurship Month, which in my world is the next best thing to a national holiday. Entrepreneurs are the backbone of American business. They take risks with their ideas, money and reputations, believing that their efforts … more
In 2012, economist Daron Acemoglu wrote a paper with James Robinson and Thierry Verdier claiming to explain why Scandinavian countries are less innovative than the U.S. They theorized that Scandinavia embraces "cuddly capitalism" – a strong safety … more
The most frequently asked marketing question received from companies is: "How much should I be spending on digital marketing versus traditional advertising?" The answer … it depends. The first step to answering this question is for a … more
This story is often told about Harry Houdini, the master magician whose proudest claim was that he could escape from anything. During a tour of Scotland, Houdini agreed to be locked up in the strongest jail cell available, boasting that he would … more
On Nov. 4, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the October employment report. It is the latest in a 73-month run of data showing employment has been slowly but surely increasing in the post-financial-crisis era. Gross domestic product has been … more
According to a poll of business owners and risk managers, cybersecurity and data privacy are the most concerning business risks, over natural disasters, corporate liability and changing legislation or regulation. Estimates indicate an … more
I want to share the story of a remarkable teacher who taught her students an unforgettable lesson. On the first day of school back in 2005, a social studies teacher named Martha Cothren gave her classes at Joe T. Robinson High School in Little Rock, … more
Whether or not they are planned, forces inside and outside the organization can sometimes impact your workforce and lead to nonvalue-added processes. Growth spurts, major technology implementations, or even small supply-chain disruptions can present … more
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