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In these tough economic times, if you want a job, you've got to be a little creative - perhaps even a little crazy says this author.
Lisa Nalbone reflects on her visit to the Thiel Fellows Retreat and on the messages and mindset the fellowship conveyed to their aspiring entrepreneurs.
Frances Zomer reflects on how her son dealt with adversity before winning a $100,000 fellowship.
Since the magical shoulder-pad wearing, “Greed is good” era of the 1980s, Americans have considered six-figure salaries a sign of success. But in this era of Justin Bieber and saggy pants, six figures just doesn't cut it anymore.
If America were a corporation, how would it fix what is broken? This author offers up solutions in his new book, "The Measure of a Nation."
When eight web journalists and designers suddenly found themselves unemployed, they raised money for a new project and broke through their goal in hours. How did they do it? Porn stars and tote bags.
The author says part of his business plan was inspired by pumpkin farmers.
Being negative—that is, opening with a problem—is a plus. Problems hook an audience.
Many people assume that a college education is the only path to a happy, successful, intellectually stimulating, fulfilling life, but the Thiel Foundation takes a different view.
Jobs are scarce yet employees are jumping ship, seeing it as their only alternative to feeling burnt out, emotionally fractured and disengaged. This author offers proven strategies to retain and engage your employees.
How do you grow your wealth? The author offers ideas in his new book and explains how a stock market index may help you achieve your financial goals.
When implementing a new plan, this author says "it’s the messy, rebuilding period that takes an organization from the old reality to new."
Recent graduates with arts degrees face a jobless rate of 11.1 percent. With numbers like that, the degree probably seems useless. But many people have gone on to great success after earning “useless” degrees.
Companies like MassMutual have a special responsibility in helping all Americans confront the reality of the current situation, and understand what they need to do, writes the company's CEO.
During the frenzied days of September 2008, as the U.S. financial system teetered on the brink of collapse, the government chose winners and losers. Washington Mutual, the country’s largest savings and loan bank, fell into the latter camp. The author of "The Lost Bank" has the story of the biggest bank failure in American history.
Want to be successful? Then try doing the opposite says this author.
The author and owner of an executive search firm writes of what you need to know if you're looking for a job - or looking to fill a job.
The author says leadership doesn't have to be so hard, in fact he says, if you're doing your job correctly you can muddle and stumble your way into wonderful outcomes.
The fact is, we must rethink our understanding of business, the organization, and how we lead both, the author says.
I have always been intrigued by what sets top performers and leaders aside from those who don’t make it to the top. More recently, I’ve become especially interested in what enables them to stay at the top when they get there. Sustainability and longevity as a leader, in particular, has never been in more jeopardy.