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3 Reasons You Should Care About Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis
Debt

3 Reasons You Should Care About Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis

Despite the severity of the crisis, Congress has not made resolving it a priority, and the issue has been barely mentioned in presidential debates.
Chris Matthews
China Is a Problem, But Higher Tariffs Are Not the Solution
Free Markets

China Is a Problem, But Higher Tariffs Are Not the Solution

Pushing higher tariffs may win Trump some votes, but his politics would yield awful economic policy.
Ray Hennessey
This Election Year, It's Time to Engage With Your Elected Officials
Ready To Launch

This Election Year, It's Time to Engage With Your Elected Officials

This year, every entrepreneur's resolution should be to get more involved with local and state lawmakers.
Elizabeth Gore
The One Line in the State of the Union That Shows Why Business Distrusts the President
Politics

The One Line in the State of the Union That Shows Why Business Distrusts the President

Sorry, Mr. President. Companies that treat their employees well are the rule in American business, not the exception.
Ray Hennessey
Tell Us: Who Belongs in the White House?
Politics

Tell Us: Who Belongs in the White House?

Jordan Zimmerman, founder of Zimmerman Advertising, offers his views on who would most help businesses in America.
Tracy Byrnes
Soon, Your Driver's License May Not Be Enough to Get You on a Domestic Flight
Business Travel

Soon, Your Driver's License May Not Be Enough to Get You on a Domestic Flight

You may have to bring extra documentation to the airport depending on how your state is complying with new security standards.
Nina Zipkin
The Challenges of Doing Business in Cuba
Cuba

The Challenges of Doing Business in Cuba

Relations are thawing, but entrepreneurs should tread carefully.
Jason Ankeny
Former Senior Advisor to President Obama Joins GoFundMe
Crowdfunding

Former Senior Advisor to President Obama Joins GoFundMe

Longtime White House communications director Dan Pfeiffer will serve as the popular crowdfunding platform's VP of communications and policy.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How Leaders, in Politics and Business, Use Influence Instead of Power
Control What You Can

How Leaders, in Politics and Business, Use Influence Instead of Power

True leaders understand the limitations inherent in power and choose to view their role as one of influence.
Ray Hennessey
11 Qualities Our Next President Must Have
Control What You Can

11 Qualities Our Next President Must Have

The country's divisions can be fixed, provided the next president brings some serious leadership[ chops to the table.
Steve Tobak
If You Don't Build Relationships, Nothing Else Matters
Data-Driven Marketing

If You Don't Build Relationships, Nothing Else Matters

Making the sale and earning a vote require the same skills and personal touch. Here are nine steps that will help you do either.
John Brubaker
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
Donald Trump Has Mastered These 5 Psychological Tactics to Get Ahead
Data-Driven Marketing

Donald Trump Has Mastered These 5 Psychological Tactics to Get Ahead

"The Donald" keeps surprising pundits and the media by pulling in huge poll numbers. But maybe it shouldn't be that surprising.
Sam McRoberts
Winning at All Costs Is Not True Leadership
Leadership

Winning at All Costs Is Not True Leadership

When you set out to win and don't count the costs, you end up paying far more than you expected.
Ray Hennessey