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Do you ever over-complicate things? Here's how to better present your ideas and yourself.
In this guest post author Harvey Mackay writes how important likability is in the sales game.
"Even though MTV made many strategic mistakes during the book’s span, from its 1981 launch through its first decade, they were still, at every turn, smarter than the record labels, whose relationship with MTV passed through four distinct phases, all of them unwise," writes the co-author of the new book, "I Want My MTV."
As the new book, "I Want My MTV The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution" by Craig Marks and Rob Tannenbaum hits stores, I thought I would share my 10 favorite MTV moments.
What can you do with an internet connection and a T-shirt? Create a few jobs, for one thing.
CNBC.com considered how famous movie characters made their living. We found what their salaries would be in real life, then determined if they could really afford to live in that apartment, drive that car, or eat at that restaurant.
"The London detective dealt with many difficult cases throughout his career, but they pale in comparison to our current economic problems. Call this one 'The Case of the Perplexed Investor,'” the author writes.
I don’t think I’m alone in living a zig-zag career journey. Maybe not all have gotten the memo yet, but ladder thinking about how careers are built and work gets done is being replaced with a more agile corporate lattice model of career progression.
"It's hard to imagine anyone could possibly fill the enormous vacuum left with the tragic death of Steve Jobs. But people are searching hopefully for such a person," and this author thinks that person could be Jeff Bezos.
Imagine that you are a small business owner who has a thin two to five percent profit margin during a tough economy and are trying to avoid laying off workers. On top of this, the federal government will begin keeping 3% of the money it owes you until the Internal Revenue Service acknowledges – months or years later – that you had already been paying your taxes. Although Halloween is just around the corner, this isn’t just another scary story.
A third of employees in the UK are unhappy in their jobs, while just over a fifth declare that they "love" they position, a new poll released Tuesday showed.
Your career success depends a lot on what you know, who you know and who likes you, according to this author.
What follows is a list of jobs that are not for anyone but those with very strong stomachs. Thinking of a career change? Here are some ideas.
"As I came to appreciate my partial responsibility for the meltdown, it dawned on me that people shouldn’t be rewarded by the State for helping to create the biggest financial disaster in eighty years," this former Wall Street exec writes, sharing his story of how he set out on a new chapter in his life when he decided to work for McDonalds....but couldn't get hired.
Many of the productivity gains in China have taken place mainly in the export part of the economy, while productivity growth in many purely Chinese firms has lagged behind. Can future gains in Chinese productivity be large enough to compensate for a decreasing working population and big wage increases?
Here are five tips to help you with your presentations. The first tip - what you can learn from Jerry Seinfeld.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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