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  • Charfen: Hitting Bottom and Starting Over Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 11:21 AM ET

    Everyone who has ever accomplished anything of note has experienced failure, probably more than once or twice. Failure is always a real possibility when you step out to do something great....but how do you rebuild from total failure?

  • Scott: Can Being Bored Make You More Successful? Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 10:52 AM ET

    Many people associate boredom with unhappiness or laziness. We go to great lengths to avoid the possibility of being stuck with no distractions. But boredom actually holds the secret to something we all want: contentment, personal growth, and perhaps even professional success.

  • Sharpen Your Heels by Mrs. Moneypenny with Heather McGregor

    Is it possible for a woman to have it all - a great career and a fabulous family? Mrs. Moneypenny says your dreams of having it all, may be "severely deluded."

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady with New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning

    On and off the field, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has all the markings of a perfect endorser. He's a winner, he's got the crossover good looks and plenty of confidence. Eli Manning? Winner, sure. But beyond that the younger Manning doesn't exactly compete with Brady for national attention in the advertising world.

  • ‘Scorecasting': Defense Ain't For Winners Thursday, 2 Feb 2012 | 11:28 AM ET
    Scorecasting by Tobias J. Moskowitz and L. Jon Wertheim

    In their “Freakonomics for sports” book, "Scorecasting: The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports Are Played and Games Are Won," the authors challenge conventional wisdom including the long-held belief that defense truly wins championships.

  • All Business Is Local by John A. Quelch and Katherine E. Jocz

    Building on the theme that “all politics is local,” marketing experts John A. Quelch and Katherine E. Jocz explore how dozens of international companies are using a local-focused strategy and turning global brands into leading local brands.

  • What to Do When Your Boss Hates You Thursday, 2 Feb 2012 | 9:21 AM ET

    You love your job, you're trying your best, but your boss still hates you.

  • The Challenger Sale - Matthew Dixon and Brent Adamson

    There is a very good chance that if you work in B2B sales, your company stresses building relationships with customers to help boost your numbers. “The Challenger Sale,” explains why this traditional approach no longer works in the world of sophisticated and risk-averse B2B customers.

  • Satterwhite: It’s Not About the Jobs, Stupid Thursday, 2 Feb 2012 | 8:03 AM ET

    Call me crazy, but I believe we’re at a unique moment of opportunity in our country’s history; an unprecedented opportunity if we handle it right. And, handling it “right” is going to require a sizable paradigm shift in how we educate and prepare young people to take their place in the workforce.

  • Getting from College to Career - Lindsey Pollak

    Although the economy is slowly improving, this year’s college graduates face yet another difficult entry-level job market. The author offers five strategies for finding a job in challenging times.

  • Forget the Big Bonuses; a Pay Squeeze Is Coming Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 | 4:09 AM ET

    On Sunday, the public outrage at Stephen Hester’s bonus persuaded the Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive to turn down a pay award ($1.57 million) that would be considered miserly by other bank bosses in the UK and the US, the Financial Times reports.

  • The Ring Is the Thing Monday, 30 Jan 2012 | 1:10 PM ET
    Eli Manning

    Cash bonuses for winning the big game may seem like a lot of money to the average fan, but players really want to kiss the king.

  • Breaking out of the middle requires CEOs to constantly tackle new threats and opportunities, and to be willing to recalibrate their businesses regularly to achieve growth.

  • The Psychology of Wealth by Charles Richards, Ph.D.

    What's preventing you from having the life you want, the money you want? Could it all be in your head?

  • Engel: Say on Pay: One Year Later - Are We Better Off? Friday, 27 Jan 2012 | 11:05 AM ET

    New SEC rules requiring companies to obtain an advisory shareholder vote approving executive compensation went into effect one year ago as part of the corporate governance reform measures under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act of 2010. Today, executive compensation remains a hot button issue and companies and investors alike are anxious to gauge the impact of the new rules and predict what the coming proxy season holds.

  • Hot Start-up Sectors: 11 Industries Poised for Growth Thursday, 26 Jan 2012 | 4:23 PM ET
    Zynga

    Kowing which industries are in growth mode can give you ideas for new products, services or partnerships that could help you start or expand your business.

  • The Man-cession and the He-covery Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 2:31 PM ET

    During the height of the recent financial crisis, a new term entered the lexicon of pop economists and established number-crunchers alike --- “man-cession.” This term refers to the loss of jobs among men, which occurred at a higher rate than it did among their female counterparts. However, things finally seem to be turning around.

  • Commentary: Demanding a New Breed of Leadership Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 11:10 AM ET
    A sign of the World Economic Forum (WEF) is seen at the Congress center in the Swiss resort of Davos on January 24, 2012.

    "The old, hierarchical command-and-control approach is increasingly outdated. Instead, the ability to seek out diverse viewpoints and identify blind spots has become essential," writes Beth Brooke, Global Vice Chair, Public Policy at Ernst & Young.

  • Jobs Are Biggest Issue of Next Decade: Pandit, Others Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 7:18 AM ET

    Employment is the most important issue facing the world over the next decade, Vikram Pandit, chief executive of Citigroup, along with the other co-chairs of the World Economic Forum, told journalists in Davos Wednesday.

  • The Synergist - by Les McKeown

    The author writes there's a new mood out there among many successful execs - something called "precovery."

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