Category: Small Business

More Jobs, Less Pay

More Jobs, Less Pay

Would you rather have an iphone 5 or running water? It might seem like a “well, duh,” kind of question, but it gets to the heart of something important about the jobs and growth...

Clicking With New Customers

Clicking With New Customers

The price of business success in today’s China is not just exposure to hubris or a humbling by a powerful official. It can be simply a function of your big footprint making you a...

Workday IPO Pops 72% On Open

Workday IPO Pops 72% On Open

Workday soared on its open in early trading Friday morning, opening at $48.05 per share, or 71.6%, from its pricing last night. The stock was recently trading at $48.02 on the New York Stock Exchange. The...

Postal Service increasing prices

Postal Service increasing prices

Letters shoot through an automatic sorting machine at the Main Post Office on December 19, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Snail mail prices are creeping up. Starting January 27, the price...

With Transparency Pledge, Glaxo Makes Promises No Other Drug Company Has

With Transparency Pledge, Glaxo Makes Promises No Other Drug Company Has

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – MAY 15: GlaxoSmithKline Chief Executive Andrew Witty  (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife) In an unprecedented move that could signal dramatic changes in the drug industry, GlaxoSmithKline is promising to...

4 tax breaks for parents on the chopping block

4 tax breaks for parents on the chopping block

Many low-income parents could see their tax bills jump by thousands of dollars next year.   NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Many low-income parents could see their tax bills jump by thousands of dollars next...

Stocks: Investors playing a waiting game

Stocks: Investors playing a waiting game

  Click on chart for more premarkets data. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — U.S. stock futures were little changed Tuesday as investors gear up for the unofficial start of the third-quarter earnings season. Aluminum producer...

Why Apple Should Buy Nokia

Why Apple Should Buy Nokia

Journalist and technologist Tristan Louis has a reasonable argument here for why Apple should buy Nokia, now that the former has driven the latter to thebrink of dissolution. His case is built on several points: Apple needs more...

What’s Next for Celebrity Homes? A Boutique In Your Closet

What’s Next for Celebrity Homes? A Boutique In Your Closet

Hollywood director Colin ( Skyline ) Strause’s bedroom closet resembles a designer boutique: a private, wenge-wood-paneled space where shoes are displayed in backlit cubicles, perfectly spaced sport coats hang on illuminated rods, and plush chairs provide...

Eight Ways to Motivate Employees

Eight Ways to Motivate Employees

Looking for ways to motivate your employees? Consider some tips from a recent book on how to motivate software professionals. They might not work for everyone, but Mickey W. Mantle and Ron Lichty, authors...