Is blogging right for you and your small business? Absolutely — if you take the right approach. There are three key things successful blogging efforts have in common. Read more »
Leaders of nonprofits often find themselves in a complicated relationship with money. When resource constraints mount, the path forward can get increasingly murky. Clarity can often be found in the... Read more »
U.S. oil output is surging so fast that the United States could soon overtake Saudi Arabia as the world's biggest producer. Read more »
In starting and growing a business, we need to hone our strategies. Read more »
American companies are taking care of underfunded pension programs by transferring funds or offering voluntary payouts to employees. Read more »
Nearly half of all jobs that pay at least a middle-class wage are "middle jobs" — jobs that require more education than a high school degree, but less than a bachelor's degree. Career and... Read more »
Sixty-five percent of the American workforce chose a better boss over a pay raise. An unhappy workforce isn't a productive workforce. Fortunately, it isn't rocket science to change the situation. Read more »
Many strategic planning efforts start strong, but result in a final product that sits on a shelf never to be seen again. Avoid the "vision document graveyard" by framing expectations, managing... Read more »
Utah's unemployment rate dropped in September, according to statistics released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Thursday. The drop is more than a full percentage point from a year ago, the latest... Read more »
Though Facebook users disclose pretty much any personal information an advertiser could ever want, the company can’t profit from it. Read more »
Newsweek plans to end its print publication after 80 years and will shift to an all-digital format aimed at online users starting in early 2013. Job cuts are expected. Read more »
The Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy, in conjunction with the Conference Board, recently reported on corporate philanthropic giving for 2011. Committee membership includes CEOs and... Read more »
Working 50 hours a week as chairman of the board, CEO and president of a company with 575 employees might not be the lifestyle for most people in their mid-70s. But that's exactly how Dolores... Read more »
While it makes sense to give former bosses as references, listing them over other people as references could cost you a critical advantage in the job search. Read more »
U.S. employers advertised slightly fewer jobs in August than July, while they filled the most positions in three months, offering a mixed signal on the job market. Read more »
In past columns, I have promised I would outline not just my successes but my own five business failures as well. Today I fulfill that promise. Read more »
Examines the demerits of using income as a measure of poverty and alternate ways to quantify it. Read more »
Freelancing is an increasingly popular method to earn some extra money, but it can also help you find full-time employment. Read more »
Checking fees at banks are on the rise, with some increasing as much as 25 percent. Read more »
A new venture capital firm launched today in Utah is aiming to help small businesses and start-ups by providing consulting services and angel investments as large as $2 million. Read more »
Companies plan to hire 13 percent more graduates from the class of 2013 than in 2012. Read more »
I recently received an email from a young executive in Mali, Africa, in response to an article I'd written for Forbes. She asked, from a land far away, "Can everyone be a successful business builder? Is it a realistic notion?" Read more »
Many organizations are abandoning old methods of financing, like grant writing and fundraising, and becoming self-sustaining by developing marketable products and services. Read more »
Anyone puzzled by the most recent U.S. economic data has reason for feeling so: The numbers sketch a sometimes contradictory picture of the economy. Read more »
Innovative marketing campaigns "can change communities and whole nations." She might as well have been talking about the thousands of women who are transforming the philanthropic sector.... Read more »
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