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Facebook has much more growth still left and will tap its existing users as well as secure growth by increasing the total number of users, Eduardo Saverin, one of the four co-founders of Facebook who retains a 5 percent stake in the social media giant, told CNBC Wednesday.
The author says politicians "must learn to listen, in a focused and pro-active way, to constituents, experts, sometimes even to lobbyists, and most importantly, to each other."
President Obama's proposed corporate tax plan makes great political headlines. A president, who some have characterized as “anti-business,” serves up a reduction in the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 28 percent? Surely this is bullish news for business owners and investors, right? Not so fast.
There’s been a steady decline in the unemployment rate, but there’s a catch. The definition of “unemployed” only includes people who sought work in the last four weeks and excludes everyone else, including the underemployed and the long-term unemployed. What have they been doing since they fell off the radar?
Are you still trying to figure out what you want to be when you grow up? Many people are, young and old. And if you think you already know, ask yourself again to make sure the answer hasn’t changed.
There are times when it is good to borrow money, but those times are limited. So how do you know when you truly need to borrow for your business?
MBA students in the United Kingdom and many other European nations are fleeing for business schools – and jobs – elsewhere. And fewer students outside the UK are seeking higher education within the region.
Figuring out how much you'll need to retire — or how much you can expect to earn on your retirement dollars — isn't as simple as plugging numbers into an online calculator.
If you’ve scoured the classified ads, you’ve seen listings offering big money to the self-employed. Be your own boss and earn a fortune while clad in a bathrobe and flip-flops! Unfortunately, these ads often target people without jobs, and if they take the bait, they become trapped in a self-employment scam.
How can several multi-million dollar basketball teams overlook Jeremy Lin, a dormant star player who was on their own teams? Unfortunately, conventional wisdom and thinking routinely prevent managers from finding, hiring and/or utilizing star players at companies around the world.
Every day—even if you work at home—you present yourself. The minute you pick up the phone and say "Hello," that's a presentation. And what you're presenting, always, is your attitude, which others experience as positive energy, negative energy, or no energy.
Master Lock, which is getting a visit by President Obama, recently brought back 100 jobs from China. Is it possible that factory work is back after a decade of decline? Don't hold you breath, says the executive director of the Alliance for American Manufacturing.
We live in a world where our kids can find anything about everything on the internet. This generation knows more about technology than most of their parents. So, why is it that they can know so much, communicate so quickly and also be “connected” 24 hours a day, but they still don’t know the basics about money?
Parents who borrow money to pay for their children's college education are exacerbating a growing student loan crisis.
The new book, "Who’s In the Room?", offers one of the first indepth looks at how decision making actually occurs within Senior Management Teams and how it breaks down.
It is true that there are some major differences between startups and established, public companies, but which type of organization is better is a personal preference. Before making your next career move here are 12 things you should consider.
No matter one’s perspective, we are unable to consider current market conditions vibrant or robust.
As venture capital and private equity continue to make news headlines, some entrepreneurs may find it challenging to distinguish fact from fiction.
It’s impossible to say what a fully recovered U.S. economy will look like, or how long it will take to get there. However, some sectors have begun to hire again.
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?