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  • World's Wealth Growing, but Not Evenly: Credit Suisse Wednesday, 19 Oct 2011 | 7:26 AM ET

    While the headlines brim with tales of the euro zone debt crisis, rising inflation and people like Nouriel Roubini warning of an approaching hard landing in China, there’s evidence that some market players, at least, are getting richer.

  • Jobless Youth Face Crime, Drugs, Depression: ILO Wednesday, 19 Oct 2011 | 5:30 AM ET

    The youth unemployment rate is expected to show a "minimal decrease" in 2011 since its peak last year but the young, particularly in areas most hit by the crisis, are struggling to find jobs, the International Labor Organization said in a report released Wednesday.

  • by Daniel Yergin

    Daniel Yergin's best-selling new book, "The Quest: Energy, Security and the Remaking of the Modern World" is an in-depth look at the state of the global energy industry that picks up where his Pulitzer Prize winning, "The Prize: the Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power" left off.

  • Laughing At Wall Street

    The author says he can "show how the average consumer with no previous financial education can outsmart Wall Street’s brightest by learning to identify game-changing information hidden in their everyday life."

  • Reviving Work Ethic

    The author writes, "I interact with thousands of leaders, managers, business owners and execs each year and I’ve yet to find any who believe that the work ethic represented in the current labor pool stands up to that of the labor pool twenty, ten—or even five years ago," adding, "It’s time to stop complaining about the lack of work ethic and take steps to revive it."

  • How by Dov Seidman

    The author says we're in what he calls the, "Era of Behavior" and that "our behavior now matters more than we thought and in ways we never imagined."

  • Solar After Solyndra Monday, 17 Oct 2011 | 2:59 PM ET

    Green energy professionals gathered in Dallas for the Solar Power International conference to tackle the latest challenges in the solar power industry. CNBC's Jane Wells reports.

  • Time for Women to Get on Boards—of Directors Sunday, 16 Oct 2011 | 1:55 PM ET

    Resourceful women should be taking steps to become board-ready, in order to take advantage of the increasing number of women elected to company boards, according to Molly Ashby, chairman and CEO of Solera Capital.

  • Inventions That Killed Businesses Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 4:35 PM ET
    The forward march of technology is both unforgiving and unstoppable. As it mercilessly weeds out the old in favor of the new, once beloved products and services become less favored by consumers, while others simply become obsolete.It’s always been this way. The horse and buggy was once the dominant means of travel for Americans, but once the automobile was invented formerly solvent buggy makers found themselves out of a job.This dynamic repeats itself whenever a new invention comes along that si

    What follows is a list of products and services that became so indispensable to consumers that they instantly lost interest in their previous favorites.

  • Betty Shotton - Author of "Liftoff Leadership" Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 1:45 PM ET

    One of the greatest lessons I have learned is that adversity is a gift. Leaders inevitably face daunting and seemingly insurmountable obstacles.

  • New Book Helps Discover Your "Practical Genius" Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 1:11 PM ET
    Gina Rudan | Practical Genius

    This author says, "You are capable of exceptional accomplishments in your work, in your community, and with your family and friends," and in her new book, she lays out how you can find that "Practical Genius" within.

  • Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs taught us a lot about success and failure, "showing us the blood and guts of innovation, which is neither linear nor easy, but rather happens in fits and starts, setbacks and comebacks," writes the author.

  • Can Feminine Values Fix Finance? Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 5:31 AM ET

    The financial crisis has presented an opportunity for capitalism to be redefined, with a more sustainable, less testosterone-driven model replacing the existing failed, morally bankrupt system, according to Halla Tomasdottir of Audur Capital.

  • No Success Without a Fight Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 11:48 AM ET

    “If your mother hasn’t called you crazy yet, then you haven’t graduated from the school of entrepreneurship,” Sock said.

  • Female Entrepreneurs: No Success Without a Fight Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 11:15 AM ET

    It is impossible to achieve success without a fighting spirit, creative thinking and persistence. That was the message that came across from the opening morning at the Women’s Forum Global Meeting 2011 in Deauville.

  • Occupy Wall Street Protesters Demand Student Loan Relief Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 4:22 PM ET
    Occupy Wall Street

    It may be hard to pin down exactly what the Occupy Wall Street protesters want, but one of the sources of their frustration seems clear. Many of the demonstrators are drowning in student debt.

  • Secure but Still Challenged Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 11:49 AM ET

    When we began planning our special report  "Women in Business," I was eager to learn about how women are really doing in the workplace. In short, many women are successful, powerful and well off, but progress in the professional world has stalled.

  • Joyce Russell - EVP & President, Adecco Staffing U.S. Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 11:49 AM ET

    "Make no mistake— there are still challenges for women in the workplace, even 40 years after we entered the workforce. But over the course of my career, I’ve learned that the key to success lies in ... hard work, determination and relationships with people," says Joyce Russell,  EVP and President of Adecco Staffing U.S.

  • Kelli McGarraugh - President, MD Records Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 11:48 AM ET

    "Sometimes we go out looking for our life’s work, and sometimes it finds us. Getting into the music business was not something I had dreamed about, or even considered when planning my life and career," says Kelli McGarraugh, President, MD Records.

  • Sheila T. Harrell  - VP, FedEx TechConnect Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 11:47 AM ET

    Sheila Harrell started her career at FedEx unloading packages; today she's in charge of 6,000 customer relations representatives around the world.

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