• Rippling by Beverly Schwartz

    the author says during her research of this new book  it became clear that social entrepreneurs are a special breed of instigators – instigators of capacity - who liberate untapped potential and help people find their way into new possibilities.

  • Howze: Yahoo's ‘Resumegate’ and Lessons Learned Friday, 11 May 2012 | 1:37 PM ET
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    An ongoing lie is worse –much worse, than a lie that is corrected.

  • According to Georgetown University, architecture majors have a much higher unemployment rate than other recent grads—a whopping 13.9 percent.

  • Stop the Mutiny! Keep Employees From Quitting Thursday, 10 May 2012 | 9:08 PM ET

    With the crush of layoffs during the recession, it was easy to play the old "you're lucky to have a job" card. Now, as the economy starts to sputter back, you’re going to have to come up with some new material — or you’re going to have a mutiny on your hands.

  • Economic Warfare - Ziad K. Abdelnour

    In making his case, says most major wealth creation comes from doing what other people consider insufferably boring.

  • Stop Trying to Be the Super Manager: New Book Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | 11:34 AM ET
    The Strategist by Cynthia A. Montgomery

    The author writes, "Super-managers...are so sure of their will and skill to succeed that they can’t see what they don’t know, and refuse to accept that some forces are beyond their control."

  • Jobs for Loners Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 4:44 PM ET
    In the immortal words of Barbra Streisand, people who need people are the luckiest people in the world. But what about the rest of us? We don’t all have what it takes to be gregarious, and outgoing, and one’s ability to be sociable, or lack thereof, can affect the type of employment one ends up taking.The extroverted have a bevy of jobs that let them press the flesh. There are sales, management, life coaching, and any number of other jobs that demand constant interaction with others. On the othe

    Many jobs that let reserved types work in solitude offer poor salaries and unchallenging work. But there are other careers that are stimulating, well-paying and require little human contact.

  • Hate Obamacare? Keep Tax Cuts? You Do the Budget Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 3:22 PM ET

    With all this “fiscal cliff” talk about the US economy falling off a cliff and the 2012 presidential election it's really easy to rapid fire critiques from your living room. Well guess what, armchair politicians? You're up! It's your turn to get the debt under control with a new "Stabilize the U.S. Debt" game.

  • A new report lists home health care as one of the top five most profitable franchises in the U.S.

  • Local Regulations Can Stifle Job Growth: Opinion Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 10:35 AM ET

    A new survey, by Thumbtack.com, shows that while overall tax rates and states and municipalities is an issue for small business owners, local regulations and licensing requirements pose even larger challenges.

  • Manufacturers Search for Workers to Sustain Revival Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 10:07 AM ET

    Manufacturing in the U.S. is beginning to grow again and skilled workers are needed to sustain its revival.

  • Gold, Money, and the Three Little Pigs Monday, 7 May 2012 | 11:07 AM ET
    Red Blue and Broke All Over

    A house of paper is even more flimsy than a house of sticks or a house of straw.

  • LinkedIn Listings an Economic Indicator? Friday, 4 May 2012 | 12:24 PM ET

    Friday's jobs data might be considered weak, but job listings and employers seeking staff were strong for LinkedIn in the first quarter. Could that be a sign of potential economic improvement ahead?

  • Weak Jobs Report Keeps More Fed Easing in Play Friday, 4 May 2012 | 11:02 AM ET
    Unemployment Line

    Stocks slumped and investors sought the safety of bonds after April’s disappointing jobs report signaled weak economic growth, which will keep the Fed open to more easing.

  • No 'Barn Burner' for Job Growth: Surveys Friday, 4 May 2012 | 9:45 AM ET
    Unemployment Line

    Uncertainty surrounding the economy, combined with a lack of qualified workers and improved efficiencies with current operations are among the reasons cited in two separate surveys as reasons why job growth in the U.S. has stalled.

  • Part-Time Athletes Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 5:22 PM ET
    On January 29, 2012, the New York Times ran a  about Greek Olympic athletes. The nation’s debt crisis has forced Greece to implement austerity measures, which affected its ability to fund its athletes’ training.Their stipends are chronically late, their training centers have closed and their coaches aren’t being paid. It’s a surreal situation for the birthplace of the Olympics to find itself in.As in Greece, the governments of many other countries throughout the world have financed the athletic

    Many countries finance their Olympic competitors, but not the United States, where athletes fund their own training.

  • Making Difficult People Disappear by Monica Wofford

    The author offers three "magical" methods of dealing with stressful behavior and those annoying people you have to manage.

  • Shivashankar: Achieving Workforce Balance and Profits Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 10:31 AM ET
    Young Employees

    A growing number of organizations worldwide are now emphasizing the importance of a balanced workforce. But what exactly does this really mean and why should your company or organization attempt to reach this desired state?

  • CNBC Squawk Book Club

    Two more authors received the show's Blue Chip Book Award.

  • Speaking Up

    The author writes, "If you are in middle management, you live with daily ambiguity,? lack of control, and chaos. To get anything done, you must present your ideas to people up the chain. Those presentations can be brutal. Careers and projects can come unwound in a matter of minutes if a presenter at the top level doesn’t know the rules." ??

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