• NEWS
    State of the Union 2019: Trump claims fact-checked

    US President Donald Trump’s speech was filled with praise for the strong economy. But did his numbers add up? 1. ‘Wages are rising at the fastest pace in decades.’ Last year, average hourly earnings increased by 85 cents, or 3.2%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This isn’t the highest for decades though; it’s the […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Private sector workers more motivated in their jobs than State employees

    Millennials are highly motivated. Stock photo Private sector workers are increasingly more motivated than their public sector counterparts. Almost 90pc of private sector workers are either motivated or very motivated in their work, compared with 84pc of public sector workers, according to the Employee Motivation Survey produced by accounting and consulting firm Mazars. The number […]

  • PODCASTS
    State of the Football Nation on TV and radio: Podcasts

    As Johnny’s series considering the State of the Football Nation on TV and radio draws to a close, he goes all fancy and modern on us by downloading things off the internet. No not that, he doesn’t like that. It’s podcasts, you filthy beggar.   HOW MUCH IS IT? For the purposes of this piece, […]

  • SUCCESS
    Success is the By-Product of a Clear State of Mind

    Barbara Patterson and I are launching our second Mastermind this week. We will be exploring with the group how to take their businesses to the next level in a way that is aligned with their Authentic Selves, and naturally fun and inspiring. One of the themes that emerged from the enrollment conversations I had for the […]

  • STARTUPS
    Starting a Marijuana Business: A State By State Guide

    California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada recently passed laws legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. Arkansas, Florida and North Dakota enacted medical marijuana initiatives, bringing the total of states (and the District of Columbia) that allow some form of marijuana use to 33. What does this trend mean for entrepreneurs thinking of entering the cannabis industry? […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Where Is the Best State to Incorporate Your Business?

    However, as a general rule of thumb, if your corporation or LLC will have fewer than five shareholders or members (a condition which applies to the bulk of small businesses), it’s best to incorporate or form an LLC in the state where your business has a physical presence. This means the state where your business […]

  • STARTUPS
    So, what’s the state of India’s online retail market anyway?

    Graphic: Naveen Kumar Saini/Mint Bengaluru: What’s $70 billion? It’s the difference between the most bullish estimate of the e-commerce market in India and the most conservative. One extreme is Morgan Stanley, which has estimated that e-commerce sales in India will soar to nearly $120 billion by 2020; UBS Group AG is at the other end […]

  • NEWS
    years of NDA | setting the level for a begin-up state

    picture: PTI New Delhi: understanding that it’s difficult to create sufficient jobs in set up manufacturing sectors, thecountry wide Democratic Alliance (NDA) government during the last years seems to have adopted amore pragmatic route—promote new-age corporations so that the Gen-X becomes task creators than seekers. while the united states of america is seeing a begin-up […]