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  • Try Candor and Humility With Your Clients Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 3:53 PM ET

    The way to foster long-term relationships is to admit that we cannot know what the markets will do, says  Mark Hebner, president of Index Fund Advisors.

  • Who’s Better for Middle Market Deals: Obama or Romney? Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 11:39 AM ET

    While not nearly as high-profile as the “Barbarians at the Gate” world of Wall Street, middle market M&A creates huge amounts of liquidity in the American economy, with about $275 billion of middle market transactions closed in 2011.

  • Terry: Video Games Could Actually Motivate Students Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 10:59 AM ET
    kids playing tablet

    It turns out that many of the elements that make gaming so intensively attractive to so many young people are actually very useful in motivating those same youngsters to work harder and longer on scholastic and skills-based pursuits.

  • Mexico's Employees: Young and Entrepreneurial Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 2:39 PM ET
    Stephanie Boyse

    We  have confidence in Mexico’s ability to perform to our financial and social expectations, creating high quality products, delivering value, and operating as a true extension of our North American business.

  • Education Nation: Growing Future Entrepreneurs Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 1:53 PM ET

    Read any letter from a university president these days and you will inevitably find the words “entrepreneurial” or “entrepreneurship.”

  • Can Mexico's Potential Finally Be Realized? Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Mexico is not only in good shape to deal with a global downturn, but finally its growth prospects look bright.

  • Bice: Groupon Isn’t a Good Deal for Businesses Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 10:26 AM ET
    Groupon

    As traditional media options fade away, mom and pop merchants are desperate for new, effective marketing avenues like Groupon and the other daily deal sites that bring in new clients with no upfront expense. However, Groupon’s business model has inherent flaws.

  • Venture Capital Is Taking Off in Mexico Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 1:10 PM ET
    Alvaro Rodriguez Arregui

    Global investors are finally taking note of the attractive opportunities generated by Mexican entrepreneurs and startups.

  • Cohen: Groupon Is Good for Business Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 10:25 AM ET
    Groupon

    Groupon is a spotlight that shines brightly upon well-run businesses, but can expose poorly organized operations. Get your house in order before you run a Groupon and you will reap massive benefits.

  • The current unemployment statistics obscure one simple fact: unemployment for people with technical skills is much lower than it is for the balance of the workforce.

  • Sweeney: Are Democrats Losing the Social Media War? Thursday, 6 Sep 2012 | 10:46 AM ET

    In 2008, Democrats had a tremendous social media advantage. In 2012, that lead has been ceded to the Republicans.

  • Nunziata: What Shape Is the Housing Market Really In? Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 3:47 PM ET

    Is the housing market as bad as some may lead us to believe?

  • Turkey Is Hot for Hiring Great Talent Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 4:36 PM ET
    Maslak is a neighborhood and one of the main business districts of Istanbul, Turkey.

    Research has shown that there will continue to be a battle for top talent in Turkey, as it competes with the West to attract and retain the best employees, says Mark Hamill, CEO of global search firm SpenglerFox

  • Big Opportunities in Turkey’s Digital Economy Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | 10:59 AM ET
    Ethernet cable connected to laptop computer.

    Turkey's information and communications technology sector is probably the foremost candidate for growth.

  • The Capital Bubble Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 10:47 AM ET

    A blip in the in the U.S. private equity market is causing a valuation spike for some middle-market companies, creating a flurry of activity among company owners and investors seeking to raise growth capital or to sell their companies outright.

  • Technology Grows Freelance Economy Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 10:49 AM ET

    How are middle market company CEOs thinking about the tradeoffs of using more technology versus hiring more people? With the wild proliferation of powerful cloud computing services and low-cost software platforms, as well as increasingly frictionless collaboration over the Internet, is technology investment proving to be the water in the gasoline of America’s job creation engine?  Or is it creating a freelance economy?

  • Survey: CEO Confidence Slides  Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 2:12 PM ET

    Alan Zafran, Luminous Capital founding partner, discusses what's causing a decline in CEO confidence.

  • CEO Confidence Slides; Moderate Job Growth Expected Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 2:07 PM ET

    U.S. CEO confidence dropped sharply this past quarter after previously hitting an all-time high earlier this year, but chief executives indicated they will continue to hire at a moderate pace.

  • Scott Beck

    Some people may be surprised  that Utah  jumped to No. 2 in CNBC’s annual “America's Top States for Business” study, but I’m not, says CHG Healthcare Services President Scott Beck. Why? The corporate tax rate is geared to attract business, and the state also offers tax credits, and other incentives that promote business development and job creation,

  • Montana landed right in the middle of the pack in CNBC’s “America’s Top States for Business” at #24. Here’s why: Montana is both the best of states and the worst of states for doing business.

About Young Presidents' Organization

  • CNBC and YPO (Young Presidents' Organization) have an exclusive editorial partnership. A key component of this partnership is regional Chief Executive Networks in the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific. These Networks are made up of cross-sections of YPO's unrivaled global membership of 20,000 top executives on the frontlines of the economy, running companies that collectively generate $6 trillion in annual revenues and employ 15 million people in more than 120 countries. These top executives provide must-see point-of-view commentary about the news and issues affecting the global economy.

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