• SUCCESS
    A Recipe for Success — CEO Daily, Monday 27th November

    Good morning, Time Inc. is in the news this morning, having sealed a deal last night to sell itself to Meredith. Time publishes People, Time, Fortune, Sports Illustrated, Southern Living, Real Simple, Cooking Light, InStyle, Travel + Leisure, and more; Meredith publishes Better Homes and Garden, Family Circle, Martha Stewart Living, and Allrecipes, among others. Time is based in New York, and caters to […]

  • LIFE
    POLL — Do You Have Business Liability Insurance?

    Do you carry business liability insurance? Why or why or not? It’s true your business may still be quite small. And maybe you’re not even clear on precisely what business liability insurance is — and what it covers. So What is Business Liability Insurance? Well, basically it’s insurance that protects you and your employees from […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Veteran Finds Dream Franchise — Caring for Others

    When William Bruck first heard of the Visiting Angels franchise opportunity, he wasn’t interested. After two deployments with the U.S. Army, Bruck was working on his MBA and researching different business opportunities. He received a franchise information packet from Visiting Angels, a company that provides personalized in-home care to seniors with more than 500 locations […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    SALT App Creates Holiday Greetings — And Other Digital Marketing

    The holiday season is a big time for businesses to call attention to promotions and special offerings. But making those promotions doesn’t need to be time consuming. A series of new Christmas-themed videos from mobile app SALT calls attention to just how simple it can be to create marketing banners and similar holiday images for […]

  • NEWS
    CUJO — No, Not the Scary Dog — Protects Your Small Business From Hackers

    If Cujo, the rabid St. Bernard that arose from writer Stephen King’s imagination, defended firewalls, there wouldn’t be that many hackers around. It’s hard to know what went into naming the new CUJO smart home firewall protection device, but there must have been some Stephen King fans in the group during the process. And they […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Start-up Failure Rates Vary — Choosing the Right Industry Matters

    May 28, 2008 by Scott Shane In Startup 41 3 Shares 2 6 1 Email this ArticlePrint This Article I’m following up my posting of a few weeks ago on new business failure rateswhere I said that there are considerable differences across industry sectors in business failure rates. Below is Figure 7.1 (p.113) from my […]

  • 7 podcasts that will make your life better — especially if you like improv comedy, Lifetime movies or politics

    Listen to these podcasts. (PODCASTS19F/GETTY IMAGES/ISTOCKPHOTO) BYMEERA JAGANNATHAN NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 6:30 AM Everyone and his grandma’s got a podcast now, and most of them are the worst. So on such impossibly crowded terrain, we’re here to help cut through the noise. Since you already listen to “This American Life,” […]