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CEO Pay Isn't All That Out of Whack If You Look at Real Data
Executive Compensation

CEO Pay Isn't All That Out of Whack If You Look at Real Data

Why do CEOs get paid so much? Because they deserve it. Plain and simple.
Ray Hennessey
Why Politics and Business Don't Mix
Politics

Why Politics and Business Don't Mix

Executives and business leaders should be aware that expressing their views by nature exerts pressure on employees and associates to conform.
Steve Tobak
Anchor Babies? What Really Matters in U.S. Presidential Race.
Politics

Anchor Babies? What Really Matters in U.S. Presidential Race.

There are the only 9 issues that truly matter in the presidential campaign, and we need to address them now.
Steve Tobak
In the Battle of Billionaires, Howard Schultz Doesn't Measure Up to Trump
Politics

In the Battle of Billionaires, Howard Schultz Doesn't Measure Up to Trump

Howard Schultz is reportedly being urged to run for president. But if he wants to succeed, he needs to better understand his target market.
Ray Hennessey
Hillary Clinton's Likability Crisis
Politics

Hillary Clinton's Likability Crisis

In business, you don't have to be liked to be successful. In politics, it's crucial.
Steve Tobak
Sarcasm Poses Problem for Computer Algorithms in U.S. Election
Social Media

Sarcasm Poses Problem for Computer Algorithms in U.S. Election

Increasingly, data gatherers find themselves tripped up by basic social media conventions like sarcasm and mockery.
How You Compete Matters More Than Winning Or Losing
Fear

How You Compete Matters More Than Winning Or Losing

Do you operate on faith, or fear? When you play dirty and smear the competition, you can end up shutting down future opportunities.
John Brubaker
Election Night Was a Good One for Business Leaders
Elections

Election Night Was a Good One for Business Leaders

Republicans swept into office, and so did some big names from the corporate world.
Obama Faces Tough Road as Republicans Take Control of Senate
Congress

Obama Faces Tough Road as Republicans Take Control of Senate

Republicans strengthened their grip in Congress in a move guaranteed to limit President Obama's legislative agenda for his last two years in office.
Main Street Eyes Taxes, Wages, Marijuana in Midterm Elections
Elections

Main Street Eyes Taxes, Wages, Marijuana in Midterm Elections

With small-business owners around the country casting their ballots, how Main Street votes could determine the outcome of some key initiatives.
Natalia Angulo
3 Reasons Why You Are 'Meh' About This Year's Midterm Elections
Politics

3 Reasons Why You Are 'Meh' About This Year's Midterm Elections

We get it. There's plenty of reasons to drive straight past the polls next week. But isn't voting important, no matter what?
Gene Marks
New York's Business Community Waxes Sentimental for Its Departing Billionaire
Growth Strategies

New York's Business Community Waxes Sentimental for Its Departing Billionaire

Despite bans on sugary drinks, smoking and trans fats, the 'nanny mayor' is looking a lot better these days.
Diana Ransom
Is Romney Right About Startup Rates Dropping? (Opinion)
Starting a Business

Is Romney Right About Startup Rates Dropping? (Opinion)

Republican presidential candidate and former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney set fact-checkers scrambling during this week's debate when he stated that new business startups were at 30-year lows.
Scott Shane
What Small Businesses Care About This Election Year
Finance

What Small Businesses Care About This Election Year

New data reveals business owners' top concerns and confusion.
Catherine Clifford