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Katty Kay

What Women Should Know About Self-Assurance

By Katty Kay, Posted April 15th, 2014


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Why is it that women feel they need 100% of a skill set to apply for a job while men will jump in with 60%?
Why, when graduate students were recently asked what they deserved to earn five years after graduation, did women say $64,000, while the men said $80,000?
Why are women so risk-averse... READ MORE

Scott Rasmussen

Political Analyst Tells Crowd to Look to Each Other, not Washington

By Scott Rasmussen, Posted April 15th, 2014

Written by: Kevin Hardy

If we want to solve our country's problems, we should look to each other, not to the nation's capital.

That was the message that Scott Rasmussen, one of the country's most astute students of politics, delivered here this week.

Rasmussen said it's the... READ MORE

Dr. James F. Smith

Economists See Growth Spurt Delayed, Not Derailed

By Dr. James F. Smith, Posted April 15th, 2014

Written by Kathleen Madigan

Harsh winter weather delayed—but likely didn't derail—the breakout growth many economists expected for the U.S. going into the year.

According to The Wall Street Journal's monthly survey of economists, the second quarter's real gross domestic product will... READ MORE

Sharyl Attkisson

Former CBS News Correspondent Featured on The O'Reilly Factor

By Sharyl Attkisson, Posted April 11th, 2014

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Former CBS investigative news correspondent, news anchor and author, Sharyl Attkisson, was recently featured on The O'Reilly Factor about the influence of media on the coverage of the news. Click here to see the video.


Sharyl Attkisson is an investigative journalist... READ MORE

Michelle Singletary

Should Student Athletes be Paid?

By Michelle Singletary, Posted April 11th, 2014

The U-Conn. Huskies’ star guard, Shabazz Napier, told reporters that sometimes he goes to bed “starving” because he can’t afford food, reports The Washington Post’s Soraya Nadia McDonald.

That’s a sad statement, considering Napier was named most outstanding player after... READ MORE

Marcus Lemonis

How to be Present in Your Leadership Roles

By Marcus Lemonis, Posted April 10th, 2014

Written by Colleen Kane

Lack of strong leadership will hold back any business, even if it's not failing. Take the example of the wine and craft beer store and bar Amazing Grapes, in Orange County, Calif.

When Marcus Lemonis, the "business turnaround king" of "The Profit" arrived at the operation,... READ MORE

Richard Branson

Why Making Employees Happy Pays Off

By Richard Branson, Posted April 10th, 2014

Happy employees are central to the success of a business. We all instinctively know this, but it can be hard to pinpoint why. Nobody would argue that employees should be sad and downtrodden, yet it seems as though some businesses and their managers set out with the intention of presiding over a group of... READ MORE

Nicholas Webb

PSB Ranks Top In Social Analytics

By Nicholas Webb, Posted April 8th, 2014

We are thrilled to see that Premiere Speakers Bureau has the best brand passion profile based on social mentions using Netnography. This study was conducted by Nicholas J. Webb, world-renowned business futurist, speaker and innovation thought leader.


Nicholas J. Webb is the Author of “The Innovation... READ MORE

Scott Rasmussen

65 million American Volunteers Provide Reasons for Optimism

By Scott Rasmussen, Posted April 4th, 2014

I am an optimist. I believe that America's best days are still to come and today's children will live a life far better than their parents and grandparents.

The vast majority of Americans are more pessimistic, and it's easy to understand why. Looking at the behavior and performance... READ MORE

Ruben Gonzalez

Walking Your Talk

By Ruben Gonzalez, Posted April 3rd, 2014

Leaders in every field agree that there is a shortage of people who get things done. People who get results.
That is great news. It's an opportunity for all of us. What that means is that if you want to move up in your field, all you have to do is to start getting results.
So how do you do that?

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