Trust me, Wheeler says, FCC isn't walking away from open Internet
Here's a proposal: In light of the FCC's net neutrality fiasco, let's rename the agency the Failure to Communicate Commission...
Changes for Ladies' Home Journal will mean layoffs — and the end of subscriptions
Meredith Corp. is embarking on a massive change for Ladies' Home Journal, one that will shift publication from 10 times a year to four and mean an undisclosed number of layoffs for the 131-year-old publication...
So long e-cigarette entrepreneurs? FDA regulation could be a real drag
So who wins and who loses under the Food and Drug Administration's plan to regulate additional tobacco products, such as e-cigarettes and cigars?
The big winner is public health since tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in this country...
Know the difference between 'training' and 'coaching' employees
Managers often use the terms “training” and “coaching” interchangeably. This leads to a lot of confusion for both managers and employees, and makes it difficult to evaluate the outcomes of each...
Learn to play the rigged game of frequency programs
Want a sense of how completely the travel industry thinks business travelers are slaves to frequency programs? Consider just three recent indignities foisted on us:
The newest changes to the American Airlines AAdvantage Award charts, released earlier this month, don't even include prices for some awards...
A 'feminine famine' plagues financial advising industry
Jolene Philpott was brand new to Edward Jones — relatively new to financial planning in general — when she decided to host a seminar to educate women about investing...
Would ending Export-Import Bank put ideology ahead of business needs?
As the U.S. Export-Import Bank prepares to fight for its life in Congress, the head of the export financing agency accused its critics of putting ideology ahead of the interests of American businesses...
7 digital tools for successful salespeople today
I was recently speaking to a client about an upcoming presentation I am scheduled to do for his company...
Managing: ?How to handle PTO on days when the office closes unexpectedly
Question: Handling PTO on days when the office closes for weather
Two employees were already approved and scheduled to be out on PTO on March 3...
?How to combine sales and marketing for a successful website
The line between sales and marketing has blurred in the digital age.
We were once taught that a company's marketing strategies bring in the leads — and sales efforts close them...