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Why Your Workplace Wellness Program Is Unhealthy
Workplace Wellness

Why Your Workplace Wellness Program Is Unhealthy

A new study raises doubts about the advantages of initiatives to help lowers costs by improving employee health.
Lisa Evans
The Experts Agree: Great Entrepreneurs Keep Good Company
Community

The Experts Agree: Great Entrepreneurs Keep Good Company

Three experts have written that to really get ahead in life and business, you need to be surrounded by people who care for and support you.
Matthew Toren
Why You Should Take 10 Minutes a Day to Do NOTHING
Productivity

Why You Should Take 10 Minutes a Day to Do NOTHING

The smart people and the companies they work for are realizing that encouraging breaks can actually improve productivity.
Jeff Shuey
For Restaurant Goers, Authenticity Trumps Hygiene
Food Businesses

For Restaurant Goers, Authenticity Trumps Hygiene

Forget the public health department: if customers think a restaurant is authentic, they don't care how clean it is.
Kate Taylor
CVS Rebrands Itself With Renewed Commitment to Healthcare
Rebranding

CVS Rebrands Itself With Renewed Commitment to Healthcare

In an effort to position itself as a go-to healthcare source, the drugstore rolled out a new name, along with an anti-smoking campaign.
Nina Zipkin
Franchise Players: Entering a Foreign Market Through Franchising
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Entering a Foreign Market Through Franchising

After 55 years operating in the pharmaceutical business in Mexico, Medix decided to enter the American market as a Medifast franchisee.
Kate Taylor
5 Ways to Turn Your Workstation Into a Workout Station
Exercise

5 Ways to Turn Your Workstation Into a Workout Station

Follow these tips to introduce movement into your otherwise sedentary day at the desk.
Adam Toren
Can a Food Blogger Force Starbucks to Change Its Pumpkin Spice Latte?
Starbucks

Can a Food Blogger Force Starbucks to Change Its Pumpkin Spice Latte?

Vani Hari has already convinced Subway and Chick-fil-A to make big changes. Now, she's taking on Starbuck's favorite fall drink.
Kate Taylor
3 Eastern Practices to Tame 'Monkey Mind'
Productivity

3 Eastern Practices to Tame 'Monkey Mind'

If you found yourself distracted and unable to pursue the path of entrepreneurship, these mental training options could provide clarity and a productivity boost.
Adam Toren
Bright Idea: Startup Finds Unexpected Use for Solar-Powered Lights
Technology

Bright Idea: Startup Finds Unexpected Use for Solar-Powered Lights

The M-KOPA Solar system is literally lighting up a cleaner, greener -- and safer -- future for one remote region of the world.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
When Eating Out, Your Diet Goes Out the Window
Personal Health

When Eating Out, Your Diet Goes Out the Window

While the majority of people are watching their weight, a surprising number say they stop counting calories when dining out, a new study says.
Kate Taylor
How Planet Fitness Aims to Become the McDonald's of Gym Franchises
Fitness Businesses

How Planet Fitness Aims to Become the McDonald's of Gym Franchises

Affordable, streamlined and closing in on 1,000 locations – can Chris Rondeau turn Planet Fitness into a mega-chain of McGyms?
Kate Taylor
The Importance of Developing an Entrepreneurial Backbone
Personal Development

The Importance of Developing an Entrepreneurial Backbone

Business owners and employees can increase individual and organizational capacity and agility by focusing on these five key elements.
Terri Egan and Suzanne Lahl
Arianna Huffington's Recipe for Success: Unplug, Renew and Recharge.
If I Knew Then

Arianna Huffington's Recipe for Success: Unplug, Renew and Recharge.

The media mogul took a scary wake-up call and channeled it into a new lease on life -- one with a lot less stress and anxiety.
Nina Zipkin