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The terrible, no-good, very bad year for energy stocks is no secret to anyone, but there's a whole other batch of ugliness that you may have missed: the shadow-banking system. "Shadow bank" is a term coined by former Pimco economist Paul McCulley in … more
When you are fired, you're rejected – it's as simple as that. It's the end of the road for that job. But it might put you on the superhighway to the Super Bowl! Look no further than Gary Kubiak, who is the newest poster child for … more
My friend, the motivational speaker Zig Ziglar, liked to tell the story of his friend Walter Hailey. Although he became a star salesman, Hailey's early career in insurance sales was rough. He endured frustration, anxiety, slammed doors, low sales … more
With deals totaling somewhere north of $4.5 trillion, 2015 set a record for M&A activity, according to The Wall Street Journal. Although it is too early to tell, many business observers expect the torrid pace of acquisitions may continue through … more
This is the 10th anniversary of the "Little Gold Book of Yes! Attitude." In this year's edition, ironically the 10th printing of the book, I have added content, new ideas and new lessons. To make it easier for you to understand where your … more
We are in the thick of the most unusual political seasons I can remember. Who would have imagined the slate of presidential hopefuls that spans the spectrum? And what will it take for the candidates to convince voters that they should lead the … more
"It's fashionable today to talk of becoming ‘customer oriented.' Or to focus on that moment of truth when customers experience the actual transaction that determines whether or not they are completely satisfied. Or to empower frontline workers so … more
"Thoughts are things" is the title and the first words of the first chapter in the immortal Napoleon Hill book, "Think and Grow Rich." When I first read those words, in 1972, I didn't really understand what they meant – even when I read … more
Business travel was never designed to be fun. Very often you find yourself rushing to an airport, getting off in another city, jumping in a cab, going to a hotel, meeting in the hotel's conference room, jumping back in a cab, and the next thing you … more
"You can't stand out if you're trying to blend in." That's the message Sally Hogshead drives home in the updated edition of "Fascinate," her how-to handbook for making any brand impossible to resist. "In any crowded marketplace, you have to … more
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