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Why Are Business Owners Blamed For the Gender Pay Gap?
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How many of you have paid someone less because of their gender? Didn't think so.
April 10, 2014 in Leadership
What David Brenner Taught Us About Defining Success

What David Brenner Taught Us About Defining Success

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Don't be fooled by the obituaries that suggest the comedian never achieved the success he sought. He knew better, and that is a lesson for us.
March 16, 2014 in Leadership
How the New Obama Overtime Rules Will Squelch Opportunity

How the New Obama Overtime Rules Will Squelch Opportunity

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By making more workers eligible for overtime, the Obama Administration may be making the job market worse, not better.
March 13, 2014 in Grow Your Business
The Myth of the Have-Nots

The Myth of the Have-Nots

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By focusing on wealth or income disparity, we miss the point that all people are equally capable of succeeding.
February 12, 2014 in Business Management
As More Workers Drop Out, We Need a Better Solution

As More Workers Drop Out, We Need a Better Solution

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The latest report from the CBO shows Obamacare will rob America of 2.3 million workers. It is time for a philosophical, business-driven change in mindset.
February 5, 2014 in Compensation and Benefits
How Milton Friedman Predicted Bitcoin In 1999

How Milton Friedman Predicted Bitcoin In 1999

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Long before Bitcoin ever existed, the notion was proposed by the U.S.'s most famous free-market economist.
January 20, 2014 in News and Trends
How Much Blame Do the Jobless Bear for Joblessness?

How Much Blame Do the Jobless Bear for Joblessness?

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Business owners have jobs and want to hire, but employers say candidates are unprepared and have the wrong attitude. What gives?
January 14, 2014 in Human Resources
Why Our Job Market Is Dying Before Our Eyes

Why Our Job Market Is Dying Before Our Eyes

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The latest jobs numbers prove a point: Putting government policy over business interests has been a disastrous failure for the American worker.
January 10, 2014 in Business Management
Entrepreneurship, Not Socialism, Is the Answer to Economic Problems

Entrepreneurship, Not Socialism, Is the Answer to Economic Problems

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Rolling Stone thinks collectivism and guaranteed outcomes are the key to U.S. economic success. Entrepreneurs know better.
January 5, 2014 in Business Management
The Anti-Capitalist Bigotry of 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

The Anti-Capitalist Bigotry of 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

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As the chatter over the 'The Wolf of Wall Street' shows, the only acceptable form of bias nowadays is toward the free markets.
January 2, 2014 in Financing
Why the Postal Service Can't Capitalize on the Christmas Shipping Woes

Why the Postal Service Can't Capitalize on the Christmas Shipping Woes

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This should be the time for the Postal Service to shine, but regulations and Congress won't let it seize competitive ground.
December 27, 2013 in Management & Operations
Preaching the Morality of Capitalism

Preaching the Morality of Capitalism

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This year, bashing the immorality of unfettered markets has been in vogue. It is high time to turn that debate on its head.
December 23, 2013 in Compensation and Benefits
How A&E Ducked the Duck Dynasty Controversy

How A&E Ducked the Duck Dynasty Controversy

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A&E suspended Phil Robertson from its most popular show over comments he made about homosexuality. In doing so, it missed an opportunity to let its customers decide.
December 19, 2013 in Business Management
The Outrageously Silly Argument Against Uber's Surge Pricing

The Outrageously Silly Argument Against Uber's Surge Pricing

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Uber can charge what it likes, and that has some people muttering that the car-service company is to blame for all our economic ills. Humbug.
December 16, 2013 in News and Trends
Transportation Department Wants to Ban In-Flight Calls

Transportation Department Wants to Ban In-Flight Calls

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Yes, cellphone use on planes would be annoying. But is that annoyance worth a whole new set of rules and regulations?
December 12, 2013 in Mobile

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