Business Decision-Making and Poker Skills

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Business Decision-Making and Poker Skills

Reuters has an interview with top poker champion Annie Duke on how the high-stakes game provides decision-making skills. In business and life in general, no one has all the answers when making a big decision. Fixating too much on the …

100 Year Old Business Pub Makes Big Change

Forbes Magazine was first published in 1917. One hundred years later, it is seeking to engage Millennial and Gen Z readers through technology advances. It’s website has 56 million visitors a month and claims nearly half are considered Millennials. Between …

Top Business Quotes of 2016

Reporters love a good quote, but most executives in business don’t want to say anything controversial – for good reason! Here are the top ten business quotes of 2016 as selected by The New Yorker. Most are not flattering …

Post Election Corporate Views On Diversity

Adweek asks a fundamental and difficult business question about diversity in 2017. Because of strong anti-immigration and xenophobic rhetoric and diminished minority influence as a result of the presidential election, will business views about an inclusive and diverse workforce change? …

Public Relations Effort Led Re-Branding

IBM’s Watson supercomputer battled human contestants on the television show Jeopardy a number of years ago and had a very successful run. The tactic garnered a large amount of media coverage and awareness for IBM. Today Watson leads IBM’s marketing …

5 Thought Leadership Dos and Don’ts

Entrepreneur provides five thought leadership dos and don’ts. All are good ideas that scratch the surface of what makes good thought leadership. Though they seem simple enough, implementation takes a good deal of work and teamwork. Still, it is a …

Big Microsoft Social Media Play

The big business news today is the announcement that Microsoft is purchasing LinkedIn. The letter to employees from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announcing the deal, posted by Business Insider, provides a hint to how the social network might fit …

A Model To Save Journalism

Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, purchased the Washington Post in 2013. Since that time he has been relatively quiet about his plans for the publication and how he intends to make money with it. New York Magazine has …

Business Profile on Instagram

According to Macworld, around the end of the year it will be possible to create a business profile on Instagram. However, your company will first need a business profile on Facebook to do so. The article goes on to …

Brands, Money and Our National Parks

The National Park Service has been underfunded by Congress for many years. Needing a major infusion of operating money, it has begun soliciting branding opportunities. This is not the first time brands have helped the National Park Service. Anheuser-Busch was …