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  • Four Myths About Public Relations for New Startups Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012 | 2:52 PM ET
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    As the founder of a new startup you have probably wondered if and when you should begin working with a PR firm.

  • When Work Feels Like a Bad Date Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012 | 11:17 AM ET
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    At work, the split between "actual" and "felt" experience puts communication at risk, just like a bad date.

  • Jobs Employers Can't Fill Monday, 12 Mar 2012 | 4:30 PM ET
    The U.S. gross domestic product has been climbing, according to the  While this is good news for the overall economy, it represents a problem for the trucking industry, which  to haul the nation’s goods.Transport Capital Partners’ fourth quarter Business Expectations Survey indicated that the driver shortage had improved ever so slightly since August, which TCP’s Richard Mikes attributed to aggressive recruiting on the part of carriers. However, 70 percent of carriers still reported persistently

    Despite the perception about a lack of work, there are jobs that employers can’t fill. Applicants may lack training, or the jobs may not pay enough. Whatever the reason, jobs in many major sectors going unfilled.

  • Want to Be Smarter and Thinner? Take a Nap Monday, 12 Mar 2012 | 1:33 PM ET
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    We tend to associate napping with babies, old people and slackers, but here's a news flash: Napping actually has a lot health benefits, including boosting your productivity, enhancing your libido and aiding in weight loss!

  • Conversation Transformation by Ben E. Benjamin, PH.D., Amy Yeager, and Anita Simon, ED.D.

    It happens to everyone - sometimes several times a day - a conversation doesn't go exactly as planned. This author offers tips on how to regain control and avoid those pitfalls that can derail a conversation and even your career.

  • Need, Speed, And Greed by Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran

    The end of cheap China is at hand, but contrary to widespread predictions, this does not mean that Vietnam will be the next China—or even that the poor interior bits of China will replace coastal China as the workshop to the world. Rather, it looks like the world will simply be stuck with a more expensive China for a while.

  • Compete Outside the Box

    The author writes, "Tim has a strong tech background, he doesn't have the "entrepreneurial credit" with investors that Steve had, nor the "geek credit" either."

  • Jobs Report: Warm Winter May Boost February Number Thursday, 8 Mar 2012 | 1:12 PM ET
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    Economists expect a third month of 200,000-plus job growth, breaking the streak of  sluggish growth last year. But some of those new jobs in February may be due to a warm winter.

  • Five Ways To Manage in Times of Uncertainty Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 9:39 AM ET
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    Despite the recent Wall Street rally, an economic “Perfect Storm” continues to brew worldwide - here's how to navigate through these tough times.

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    Many new companies are springing up helping to retrain today's workforce - but perhaps as this Guest Blogger says, the whole system needs a complete reboot in order to adequately prepare a 21st century workforce.

  • The Wide Lens by Ron Adner

    In his new book, "The Wide lens", award winning Dartmouth professor Ron Adner argues that we’re blind to how vulnerable a great innovation is to other players in its ecosystem. He says we need to widen our lens to see the big picture to see how the rules of innovation success change. In this excerpt Adner takes a look at Sony's eReader.

  • Where the Jobs Are, the Training May Not Be Friday, 2 Mar 2012 | 4:53 AM ET
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    As state funding has dwindled, public colleges have raised tuition and are now resorting to even more desperate measures — cutting training for jobs the economy needs most. The New York Times reports

  • Trying to Grab Their Attention? Try Saying Less Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 12:30 PM ET
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    The problem with most business information: it's abstract and hard to see—even harder to eat, or digest.

  • Delaying Retirement: Why 68 Has Become 'the New 65' Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 3:50 PM ET

    "Delaying retirement leaves a worker with fewer years of retirement to finance, more time to save and earn returns, and higher Social Security benefits," says one financial planner.

  • Facebook Has More Growth Ahead: Co-Founder Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 6:42 AM ET
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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.

  • Power Listening by Bernard T. Ferrari

    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."

  • Corporate Tax Reform or Political Rhetoric? Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | 7:03 AM ET
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    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.

  • The Workers That Vanished Friday, 24 Feb 2012 | 4:13 PM ET
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    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?

  • Scott: What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up? Friday, 24 Feb 2012 | 2:46 PM ET
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    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.

  • CEO Blog: Signs Your Business Should Borrow Thursday, 23 Feb 2012 | 11:04 AM ET
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    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?

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