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Chad Carden

Airplanes…and Other Distractions

By Chad Carden, Posted October 24th, 2014

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As the baseball stadium crowd turned toward the waving American flag, their hands (or hats) over their hearts, to listen to the National Anthem, my four-year-old son continued to chatter about his cotton candy. I bent down to his level with a shhhhhh and tried to quickly explain the flag, the anthem and the... READ MORE

Michelle Singletary

With the Gyrations in the Stock Market, is it Still Important to Invest?

By Michelle Singletary, Posted October 24th, 2014

Fears of a major and long-lasting crash in the stock market have been replaced — for now — by news about the Ebola virus. Nonetheless, the recent turbulent run has some people concerned about their investment holdings.

“There was more market volatility... READ MORE

Tom Koulopoulos

Author and Speaker Releases Book That Takes a Unique Look at the Future

By Tom Koulopoulos, Posted October 23rd, 2014

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We're excited to announce Tom's 10th book, The Gen Z Effect: The Six Forces Shaping the Future of Business. (official release Nov. 11, 2014)

Gen Z is going to redefine not only business but every aspect of how we live, work, and play for the next 100 years. But ,... READ MORE

Chad Carden

Can You De-escalate? How to Lead a More Peaceful Life

By Chad Carden, Posted October 23rd, 2014

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I can almost see it now... A true nail-biting experience, as we hear the challenge word given at an annual spelling bee where just five or six of the best spellers in the region are left standing, nervously awaiting their turn to  hear their word, then repeat it and spell it back, flawlessly... READ MORE

Ruben Gonzalez

The Price of Success

By Ruben Gonzalez, Posted October 21st, 2014

Average people expect their dreams and goals to fall on their lap. They are not willing to inconvenience themselves for their dreams. They refuse to do anything outside their comfort zone to reach their dreams. They don't stand for anything, they don't commit to anything and they just drift through... READ MORE

Scott MacIntyre

'American Idol' Performance Series to Launch at Los Angeles Restaurant

By Scott MacIntyre, Posted October 21st, 2014

Maintaining a full touring schedule, even though his doctors have recommended a kidney transplant within six months, season-eight American Idol alum Scott MacIntyre will make his first public in-concert appearance in the U.S. at Vitello's in Studio City on Saturday, Nov.... READ MORE

Joe Calloway

Connecting Customer Experience To Business Growth

By Joe Calloway, Posted October 17th, 2014

Make no mistake, this is the most powerful idea in today’s marketplace…

“Customer recommendations are the number one driver of purchase decisions.” - Forbes Magazine

Today, everyone “gets it” that the reality of the internet has made word of mouth – customer... READ MORE

Cordia Harrington

Cordia Harrington's The Bun Company to Become $100M Company

By Cordia Harrington, Posted October 16th, 2014

Written by E.J. Boyer

The Bun Companies, a Nashville-based provider of bakery products for wholesale clients, is buying a Georgia-based bakery, in a deal that will double its headcount and is expected to boost sales volumes by a third.

Terms of the deal, expected to close today,... READ MORE

Tyler Gage

Runa Tea Secures $5.75 Million Investment

By Tyler Gage, Posted October 16th, 2014

MetaBrand Capital, a new “conscious capital” private equity fund and the investment pillar of MetaBrand – a full service firm providing product formulation, outsourced operations, and sales and marketing services to natural, organic and nutritional food and beverage brands – announces... READ MORE

Tony & Jonna Mendez

CIA Hero Reveals he has Parkinson's Disease

By Tony & Jonna Mendez, Posted October 16th, 2014

Tony Mendez, the retired CIA agent played by Ben Affleck in the hit movie "Argo,'' has revealed that he is battling Parkinson's disease.

Mendez and his wife, Jonna, spoke about his condition during a four-day symposium run this week by the Focused Ultrasound Foundation, as well as in an interview with... READ MORE

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