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Wal-Mart Eats Humble Pie After Publishing 'Fat Girl' Halloween Costumes
Halloween

Wal-Mart Eats Humble Pie After Publishing 'Fat Girl' Halloween Costumes

Because plus-sized women aren't 'fat-shamed' enough. Rollback that self-esteem, ladies.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How to Regroup When You've Lost Your Way
Survival Strategies

How to Regroup When You've Lost Your Way

Should your company falter, here's how you can get it back on track.
Kate Swoboda
Microsoft CEO: 'I Was Completely Wrong' About Gender Comment
Asking For a Raise

Microsoft CEO: 'I Was Completely Wrong' About Gender Comment

Satya Nadella says he was thinking of his own 22-year climb up Microsoft's corporate ladder, though he says now that he encourages women to speak up.
Geoff Weiss
When Change Overtakes Your Company, Become the Eye of the Hurricane
Managing Change

When Change Overtakes Your Company, Become the Eye of the Hurricane

In times of turmoil, the team looks to the leader for a center of calm.
Chris Ruisi
Yum Brands: It Could Be 9 Months Before We Recover in China
Yum Brands

Yum Brands: It Could Be 9 Months Before We Recover in China

The parent company of KFC and Pizza Hut says it knows what to expect, having faced its share of problems in the Chinese market.
Kate Taylor
8 Ways to Stay Calm During a Crisis
Crisis Management

8 Ways to Stay Calm During a Crisis

Your worst nightmare has struck. Learn to deftly maneuver and persevere, no matter what's flaring at your young startup.
Jacqueline Whitmore
5 PR Takeaways From Watching the NFL Fumble the Ray Rice Scandal
NFL

5 PR Takeaways From Watching the NFL Fumble the Ray Rice Scandal

America cherishes football. Few other brands could survive handling such a messy crisis as badly as pro football has the abuse scandals of recent weeks.
Tor Constantino
Why Fear Is Your Ally in Business
Fear

Why Fear Is Your Ally in Business

Use this burst of emotion as a guide to focus your awareness, prepare strategically and execute tasks expertly.
Karima Mariama-Arthur
In Business, the Cameras Are Always Rolling
Leadership Qualities

In Business, the Cameras Are Always Rolling

Leaders need to take a stand for what's right when bad behavior occurs.
Brian Fielkow
Franchisee Pays Employees $144K Out of Pocket After Fire Destroys Restaurant
Franchise

Franchisee Pays Employees $144K Out of Pocket After Fire Destroys Restaurant

This Culver's franchisee says that continuing to pay employees as his restaurant was being rebuilt was not only the right thing to do, but a smart business move.
Kate Taylor
Worried About Managing a Company Crisis? Take These 4 Proactive Steps
Crisis Management

Worried About Managing a Company Crisis? Take These 4 Proactive Steps

Do advance planning and you'll be able to bring structure, organization and calm if a disaster strikes your firm.
Patrick Proctor
Target's CMO Admits Culture Problems, Tells Employees 'Truth Will Set You Free'
Target

Target's CMO Admits Culture Problems, Tells Employees 'Truth Will Set You Free'

Target CMO Jeff Jones wrote a blog post on why companies should embrace criticism instead of switching to damage control.
Kate Taylor
Twitter Train Wreck: Why We Can't Turn Away From PayPal Exec's Shocking Meltdown
Crisis Management

Twitter Train Wreck: Why We Can't Turn Away From PayPal Exec's Shocking Meltdown

While a riveted audience gawks on, PayPal has responded to the Twitter tirade of former employee Rakesh Agrawal, calling his meltdown 'tasteless' and 'worrisome.'
Geoff Weiss
Turning Crisis Into Opportunity: 5 Ways to Deal With Hardship
Overcoming Obstacles

Turning Crisis Into Opportunity: 5 Ways to Deal With Hardship

Some of history's greatest leaders and inventors not only kept their cool under fire but used calamity to inspire success.
Ryan Holiday