Category: Leadership

Icahn Files Apple Shareholder Proposal

Icahn Files Apple Shareholder Proposal

Veteran investor Carl Icahn is opening a new front in his quest to persuade Apple to part with more of its massive cash stockpile. Icahn believes the technology giant should share more of its...

Meet the New Richest Person in China

Meet the New Richest Person in China

The founder of China’s largest search engine, Baidu, became the richest person in China Wednesday, according to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index. Robin Li, who took the number two spot two weeks ago as Baidu...

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

For all the time executives spend concerned about physical strength and health, when it comes down to it, mental strength can mean even more. Particularly for entrepreneurs, numerous articles talk about critical characteristics of...

The Biggest Failure Of All? Never Trying

The Biggest Failure Of All? Never Trying

I have written a lot about failure.  I am in favor of it. Not the kind of failure where you bet everything on one roll of the dice and lose. That kind of failure is...

Comcast + Time Warner Cable: One Broadband Giant to Rule Them All?

Comcast + Time Warner Cable: One Broadband Giant to Rule Them All?

Cable industry sharks are circling Time Warner Cable, the second largest cable TV company in the United States, which has become the subject of intense speculation that it might be purchased by one of...

Why the Business Sector Will Pick Our Next President

Why the Business Sector Will Pick Our Next President

The outcome of the 2012 presidential  elections was widely touted as a win for average Americans and a  defeat for big money, which overwhelmingly  seemed to back the Republican challenger, Mitt Romney.  But the...

Walmart Seeks Food Donations to Help Needy Employees

Walmart Seeks Food Donations to Help Needy Employees

A Walmart store in Canton, Ohio, is holding a food drive to benefit employees in need, leading some in the community to raise questions about the wages the company pays its workers. The food...

Can Employee-Owned Companies Reboot the Economy?

Can Employee-Owned Companies Reboot the Economy?

The American worker is doing so well. The median wage earner’s pay hasn’t grown in years, while most economic growth is being captured only by the already wealthy. While these problems are well-documented, finding...

We’re Number Two: Americans Believe China Is Taking Over

We’re Number Two: Americans Believe China Is Taking Over

The U.S. has been the world’s biggest national economy since 1871, but more than half of Americans have slapped an expiration date on its global reign according to a poll reported on in the...

Millennials Are Growing Up—But They’re Still Making One Huge Mistake

Millennials Are Growing Up—But They’re Still Making One Huge Mistake

Millennials are maturing in some surprising ways. Their work ethic is stronger than most believe. They are more aware of what it takes to build a nest egg than other generations, and they’ve done...