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10 cars Americans don’t want to buy

Global study: World not ready for aging population

Airlines promise a return to civility, for a fee

America’s Greatest Leader Shares Her Wisdom On Leadership, Women, Millennials And Civility

Innovation in China: Up Against a Wall?

The Best Economies in the World

America’s Richest (and Poorest) States

The World’s Largest Automakers

AT&T seeks to defend Austin, Texas, market with faster Internet

10 things Obamacare won’t tell you

Inside the fall of BlackBerry: How the smartphone inventor failed to adapt Add to …

Strengthening health care’s supply chain: A five-step plan

Felicia Day on Creativity and Building a Business on the Web

10 Steps to Ensure Your IT Outsourcing Deal Fails

How GE Makes Big Brand Content Feel Up Close and Personal

Five Things Former President Clinton Took Away From the 2008 President Election

Unforgettable North American Coastal Villages

10 sleepy beach towns perfect for fall

Apple Passes Coca-Cola as Most Valuable Brand

10 tiny homes that are like works of art

Get a life

Manufacturing Day: Oct. 4, 2013

Lazenby out as Emdeon CEO

A new Gilded Age for Newport? Mansions in demand

Miss Philippines wins Miss World in Indonesia

Rich say: Bye wine cellar, hello outdoor kitchen

Siemens cuts 15,000 jobs in six billion euro savings drive

The cost of leaving Mom and Dad’s house

Howard Schultz: What Next, Starbucks?

Why philanthropy is R&D for business

The Passion Puzzle

How Google Taught Itself Good Design

Apple’s new licensing for apps gives it a huge enterprise advantage

How Cell Phones Are Transforming Health Care in Africa

Historic phone call, then optimism for US, Iran

Inside Luxury Tiny Homes: Millennials, Retirees Bucking Mortgages and McMansions

The Moving Experience of a Lifetime

Apple’s Jonathan Ive and Craig Federighi: The Complete Interview

China’s Bitter Medicine for Foreign Drug Companies

Climate panel: warming ‘extremely likely’ man-made

Something at Wharton doesn’t add up.

2012 Census of Governments: Revised Counts of Governments and Individual State Descriptions

What Apple’s M7 Motion-Sensing Chip Could Do

How Images Become Viral on Google+

CIOs Share How They Made the Leap to CEO

Quora’s Search for What the Internet Doesn’t Know

Don’t Be a Victim of “Layoff Denial”

The great rivers of China are being dammed, regardless of the consequences

Claiming the $1 trillion prize in US health care

15 percent of American adults do not use the Internet, study finds

Celebrity Economists Make Waves

How to earn an extra $1 million over your career

When Headhunters Call, a Surprising Number of Executives Answer

Resource revolution: Tracking global commodity markets

Obamacare’s average monthly cost across U.S.: $328

Glassdoor’s Top 25 Most Difficult Companies To Interview (2013) | Glassdoor Blog

What executives think about the economy: 2004 to now | McKinsey & Company

Thanksgiving Day: Nov. 28, 2013

After Facebook and Groupon Stumble, a Cautious IPO for Twitter

The Myth of Steve Jobs’ Constant Breakthroughs

The Long View: Why “Maximizing Shareholder Value” Is On Its Way Out

Nokia Admits Giving Misleading Information About Elop’s Compensation

Facebook and Twitter too late for China’s Internet

Tokyo Electron takeover could be a mold-breaker for Japan

NASCAR has been turned upside down in 2 months

The Honey Launderers: Uncovering the Largest Food Fraud in U.S. History—Yahoo Finance

The U.S. Deficit Shrank, but Will It Come Back Bigger Than Ever?

What Should I Do Next with My Life? New Ways to Define Success » Knowledge@Wharton

Getting Beyond the Walls

Will Any Health App Ever Really Succeed?

Venezuelan flights booked months in advance because of cash scheme

Popular bathroom wipes blamed for sewer clogs

Chrysler prepares for IPO

New signs of rising illegal immigration into US

Midsize IT Outsourcing Providers Offer Hidden Value

Should adjunct college professors be paid more?

10 Most Threatened State Pension Plans—Yahoo Finance

Euro zone business activity growing faster than thought in September: PMI

Economic Conditions Snapshot September 2013 McKinsey Global Survey results

Older Workers Should Think Young

CEOs to Reveal Their ‘Cheap Number’

What Leaders Need To Do To Create A Thriving Organization

Why Health Care Is Stuck — And How to Fix It

Getting Real About Health Care Value

Understanding the Drivers of the Patient Experience

Curtains for Elaine’s, a Legendary New York Hangout

Use salary data to negotiate a raise

How Glock became America’s gun

An American Proletariat?

Three questions to ask your marketing team

Understanding the Drivers of the Patient Experience—James I. Merlino and Ananth Raman—Harvard Business Review

Getting Real About Health Care Value—David Blumenthal and Kristof Stremikis—Harvard Business Review

Why Health Care Is Stuck — And How to Fix It—Michael E. Porter and Thomas H. Lee—Harvard Business Review

In Asia, Locals Rise Only So Far at Western Firms

Nashville’s economic growth among fastest in U.S.

Jean N. Case is CEO of the Case Foundation, which she and her husband, AOL co-founder Steve Case, created in 1997. In June 2006 she was appointed by President Bush to chair the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation. Wikipedia

10 underappreciated movies on Netflix | TechHive

How to remove public home folder share points in OS X | MacFixIt—CNET Reviews

BlackBerry to lay off 4,500 employees

Revamps for Olive Garden, Red Lobster fall flat

Photographer explores abandoned hotel and neighborhood in Tennessee

Why Medicine Will Be More Like Walmart

Stop Assuming Your Data Will Bring You Riches

Buffett lauds Bernanke but laments lack of investment bargains

Microsoft CEO Ballmer bids emotional farewell to Wall Street

Using CEO transitions to shake up companies

The Forbes 400: The Richest People in America—Yahoo Finance

Only 27 percent of college grads have a job related to their major

America May Have Too Many College Graduates

Eiji Toyoda, Promoter of the Toyota Way and Engineer of Its Growth, Dies at 100

Household Incomes Level Off

Ivy-Covered Woes

Two of the Scariest Words in the English Language: Financial Innovation

What Making Up Stories About the Future Can Do for You

What Peter Drucker Would Be Reading

Energy Efficient Products: Emphasize Value, not Values

The Financial Crisis in Retrospect: What Have We Learned?

Analysis: Time to taper? Not if you look at bank loans

Fed surprises, sticks to stimulus as it cuts growth outlook

Objective Opinions of Investments Hard To Find

Where Job Growth Will Come Over This Decade

More Part-Time Jobs With Obamacare

Taming the Healthcare Monster

ZIRP and World War Z

Strategic Profiling: The Drucker Connection

The collapse in 2008 of US investment bank Lehman Brothers triggered the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, with millions still suffering from the economic downturn and high unemployment that followed. Why, five years later, has regulatory

It Takes a (Resort) Village

Report Suggests Nearly Half of U.S. Jobs Are Vulnerable to Computerization

In post-Lehman clean-up, top banker prosecutions stumble

Presenting the iPhone5zzzzzzzzzzzzz

Edgecraft instead of brainstorming

Employers look to cut back on spousal coverage

What’s an MBA for, anyway?

The rich got a lot richer since the financial crisis

Microsoft is the iPhone 5S’ biggest loser

Law school jobs fallout approaches new low

Schwab Introduces More Fundamental Index Exchange-Traded Funds

The Most Debt-Free States in America—Yahoo Finance

Big student debt in unexpected places

The NSA machine: Too big for anyone to understand

Microsoft’s lost decade—The Washington Post

What Peter Drucker Would Be Reading

An Acid Test for Every Boss

“Tamper-Proof” Chips, with Some Work, Might Give Up Their Secrets

Technology Is Wiping Out Companies Faster than Ever

Is the Technology Skills Gap Fact or Fiction?


NSA Leak Leaves Crypto-Math Intact but Highlights Known Workarounds

Hewlett-Packard Shares Dropped From Dow Jones Industrial Average

Automakers Prosper. But….

What’s behind Microsoft’s fall from dominance?

Coping with complexity

How the NSA snoop-proofs its Macs | Macworld

McKinsey & Company Monthly Highlights | September 2013

Top 1 percent in US took biggest share since 1928

Tom Black: Hard work, not high IQ, is key to earning power

Census Bureau Reports Women’s Employment in Science, Tech, Engineering and Math Jobs Slowing as Their Share of Computer Employment Falls

Honda hits 50—mpg, that is—on new Accord Hybrid

A Map of America’s Future: Where Growth Will Be Over the Next Decade—Yahoo! Finance

Are robots hurting job growth?

Profile America Facts for Features

Q&A: All Marketers… and the challenge of telling the right story

The closer you get to the front, the more power you have over the brand.

The HBR Guide to Coaching Your Employees (Ed Batista)

Smile: USA ranks 17th among world’s happiest countries

Is AppleCare worth it? | Macworld

Why TV Could Be Better for Kids Than iPads

China threatens tough punishment for online rumor spreading

Sony pins hopes for profit on PlayStation 4, sets February launch in Japan

Here Be Dragons: The Evolution of Sea Monsters on Medieval Maps

The Happiest Country in The World Is …

Internet experts want security revamp after NSA revelations

Genesco Inc. History

IBM to transfer U.S. retirees to healthcare exchanges next year

CEO of Recruitment Firm Zhaopin Sees Strong Job Market in China

Being found vs. being sought

Teaching for the new millennium

Do Americans have a false sense of job security?

The Great Recession Revisited

6 tips to get the best price on a new car

The Incredible Importance of Social Security

How to Win Loyalty From Other People

That car loan is a lemon

Hitler bodyguard Rochus Misch dies at 96

The World’s Top 50 Leadership and Management Thinkers

Aug. US jobs data could drive Fed bond-buying move—Yahoo! News

BMI names Michael O’Neill as new CEO

Why exploration matters—and why the government should pay for it

How to make a city great

Firing Well

Forget Focus?

Starting a Company? Skip B-School

Lessons in Entrepreneurship

Creating a business-integrated services company: An interview with UniCredit’s Paolo Cederle

Why Incomes Could Fall For the Next 30 Years

Early look at health law’s premiums

N.S.A. Foils Much Internet Encryption

About 1 in 5 Households Experience Hardships in Meeting Basic Needs, Census Bureau Reports

Census Bureau Reports 21 Percent of Married-Couple Households Have at Least One Foreign-Born Spouse

Be Slow To Cancel a Long Term Care Policy

Apple to hold rare event in Beijing, suggesting imminent iPhone launch in China | Macworld

Sony betting big on 4K, launches Video Unlimited 4K download service

What Peter Drucker Would Be Reading

Please Stop Complaining About How Busy You Are

Why Lean Six-Sigma Initiatives Fail in Professional Firms

Genesco Inc.

Microsoft swallows Nokia’s phone business for $7.2 billion

The Limbo of Labor

15 Foods That Are High In Potassium | Yahoo! Health

EU net neutrality seen in peril from draft law

IT Gender Salary Gap Not As Dramatic As You Think

We Need a Moore’s Law for Medicine

After a Recent Upswing, College Enrollment Declines, Census Bureau Reports

Global Patent Map Reveals the Structure of Technological Progress

Technology: The Cure for Rising Healthcare Costs?

National Grandparents Day 2013:

Emerging markets, until recently the main engines of world economic growth, are losing momentum

Q&A: Tribes and the reality of worldview

Jobs go unfilled in skilled trades, but Middle TN aims to train more workers

Average Height of Men Grew 11cm in 100 Years: Study


Younger Workers Happier Than Boomers at Work

Lifting the veil of mystery from J.D. Salinger

Ingredient for Life More Plentiful on Ancient Mars Than Earth

Verizon, Vodafone boards set to vote on $130 billion wireless deal

Analysis: Obama’s credibility on line in reversal

Analysis: Caterpillar plan illustrates risk of variable pay plans

Restaurant Ratings: McDonald’s, Starbucks Rank High With Execs

Drucker Training for Managers | The Drucker Institute

What’s on the Path | The Drucker Management Path | The Drucker Management Path

List of 2013 Fall TV Show Premiere Dates—Ratings | TVbytheNumbers

Niagara falls without water as seen in 1969—PhotoBlog

Five best used cars for teens

RadioShack Is Cleaning Up Its Stores in Bid to Revive Sales—Yahoo! Finance

America’s Fastest Growing Sport: Professional Bull Riding

To Intervene or Not to Intervene?

Is Listening to a Book Same as Reading?Do Audiobooks Count as Reading?

Facebook tells employees, ‘build something’ — with a table saw

Scott Burns: Simplify your investing

A Modest Proposal: Truth in Government Liabilities

5 Things You Have to Unlearn to Succeed at Work

Is the GMAT the Root of Evil in the Business World?

USTA unveils strategic vision for future development at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

Nearly half of homes are purchased in cash

10 most improved car redesigns

Major conference for entrepreneurs headed to Nashville in 2015

Here’s What Really Happens When You Extend a Deadline

Novak Djokovic Head YOUTEK Graphene Speed Pro Racquet Review

Boa Constrictor Seen Eating Howler Monkey in a First

Zurich chairman Ackermann quits over CFO suicide

Scientists discover key to normal memory lapses in seniors

Make Time for the Work That Matters

The Power of The Dream

How to Prepare for (and Ace) the Technical Interview

Researchers Grow 3-D Human Brain Tissues

Up and running with Photo Stream | Macworld

FDIC Insurance on CDs Trumps Insurance Company Fixed Annuities For Safety

Women Don’t Need to Lead Better Than Men. They Need to Lead Differently.

Steve Ballmer’s Big Lesson for the Rest of Us

Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?

Constructing Your Career Castle

The Six Deadly Sins of Leadership

Scenario Planning Can Save Your Job

Closing the Chasm Between Strategy and Execution

What Peter Drucker Would Be Reading

Bosses Say ‘Pick Up the Phone’

Ackman Takes Big Hit With J.C. Penney Sale After Grand Plan Fails

How Bed, Bath & Beyond Beat Amazon’s Prices

The most tax-friendly states for retirees

Farming Out the Directors

300 Days With The iPad Mini

Apple now is the company most targeted by patent trolls

Top 10 States for Tech Jobs Growth

More Families with an Unemployed Parent, Census Bureau Reports

Emerging market slump highlights Fed’s global reach

Plain Text Primer: nvALT 101

Scenic rail-and-sail vacations that combine trains and cruise ships

Richest/Poorest States: How is your state’s credit? | Watch the video—Yahoo! News

NY sues ‘Trump University’ and its get-rich claims

This Personality Type Is Linked to Success and Happiness

Enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of application development

Most Americans don’t care about living near family

How to Get Multiple IT Outsourcing Providers to Play Nice

Great design = getting people to do what you want

Couple married 65 years die on same day

Are You Ready for the Post-College SAT?

Labor Day 2013: Sept. 2

Project Syndicate on China

Writing the Right College-Entrance Essay

No Henry, you need to get real about Yahoo. Here are the facts

How Ballmer Missed the Tidal Shifts in Tech

“When I grow up…”

Six college courses that help grads land jobs

7 Body Language Tips to Give You the Upper Hand—Yahoo! Finance

Philanthropist Chuck Feeney ‘lost control’ of his own charity in dispute over spending

Research Out of Motion

No decisions, no responsibility

Misunderstanding quality

10 CEO exits and how they affected company shares—Slide Show—MarketWatch

The Conspiracy For Failure in 401(k) Plans

Seven over 70

U.S. sues Texas over voter ID law

The least tax-friendly states for retirees

10 things your spouse won’t tell you

What the U.S. map would look like if each state had the same population

Paralyzed Nasdaq opted for caution over speed in restoring trade

Microsoft CEO Ballmer to retire within 12 months

Analysis: Low inflation mystery could be a hitch in Fed’s plans

Huawei, ZTE win bulk of China Mobile’s $3 billion 4G bonanza: sources

Cellphone users can halt automated calls, court rules in Dell loss

Memphis Region

Obama to propose new system for rating colleges—Yahoo! News

Learning From the Germans

Apple, closer to its vision for a TV set, wants ESPN, HBO, Viacom, and others to come along

Insight: At Apple, Tim Cook leads a quiet cultural revolution

Mr Geek goes to Washington

Annual Survey of Public Pensions:

Restaurants Shift to Part-Time Jobs

How To Simplify Your Investing

Delusional People See the World Through Their Mind’s Eye

Facebook-led project seeks Internet access for all

15 Tycoons Who Won’t Leave Their Fortunes to Their Kids

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo Rank High on Brand Respect, but Delta Lags

NSA surveillance covers 75 percent of U.S. Internet traffic: WSJ

U.S. judge approves Kodak plan to exit bankruptcy

Develop Leadership Strengths By Building Around Them

When Saving the World Isn’t Too Ambitious

What Peter Drucker Would Be Reading

HP’s Whitman Shakes Up Deputy Ranks

How Steve Jobs Got ATT To Share Revenue

‘Who Owns the Future?’ Why Jaron Lanier Remains a Digital Optimist

Green Moves Up the Corporate Ladder

Master Radar

Daily routines

Drucker’s book contents

Where the Housing Recovery Is Strongest and Weakest

Communicating with the right investors

Managing when vendor and supplier risk becomes your own

Twin-track training

China’s next chapter: The human-capital puzzle | McKinsey & Company

Capability building in China

Vanderbilt primary care director Jim Jirjis leaving for HCA

Anti-Offshoring Bill Unlikely to Impact Call Center Industry

Plan calls for Memphis to diversify businesses

Three steps to a more productive earnings call

Why E-mail Can’t Be Completely Private

Why top management eludes women in Latin America: McKinsey Global Survey results

Kentucky plant closure disrupts an entire region

Memphis plots path for diverse growth

10 Worst Tech Predictions of All Time

China seen probing IBM, Oracle, EMC after Snowden leaks

25% of firms give bonuses for incompetence

Home Offices: How to Stop Working

10 things grad schools won’t tell you

The self-defeating quest for simple and easy

Yahoo appoints chairman as Mayer’s turnaround effort continues

The “Good Old Days” and Required Minimum Distributions

Cracking the Code of Cities’ Rise and Fall

I Left My Heart in San Francisco, But I Can Retrieve It in a Mere 30 Minutes

Edward Jones partner gives finance lecture, provides tips | The Echo | :: Serving the UCA community since 1909

Edward Jones Trains Young Stockbrokers the Old-Fashioned Way—Businessweek

9 Ways to Ace the IT Executive Interview

Study: Half who now buy own health plan to get aid

New iPhone, 4G technology may mean Apple, China Mobile tie-up closer

An end of books

Apple Acquired Matcha Because It Got The Recommendation Recipe Right | TechCrunch

The Ackman Smackdown

Advisor Who Doesn’t Charge Fee Is Simply Hiding It Well

Jeff Bezos, Risk-Averse Rebel

Your first mistake might be assuming that people are rational

Bullish on digital: McKinsey Global Survey results

In Asia, Locals Rise Only So Far at Western Firms

Zhaopin CEO Sees Good Job Market

The Role of the Role Model

What Peter Drucker Would Be Reading

Google Lat Long: Get a closer view of some of the world’s most extraordinary places

Money Magazine’s Best Places to Live 2013—Yahoo! Homes

Back to School: 2013-2014

Magic + Generosity = the brand crush

Q&A: Where is the free prize inside?

Big Indian Groups Frame New Plans for U.S. Market

How to get financial advice worth your money

The question investors must ask before selling

Five iCloud email tricks you probably missed

Incredible Technology: How Companies Use Your Online Data

CIOs Need to Push BYOD Policies to Lure Millennials

Companies Loosen Handcuffs on Non-Competes

Lawyers Who Want Out

Law Professors Face Less Job Security

Elephants take revenge on village after herd member is struck by train

The Worst Industries for Customer Service—Yahoo! Finance

America’s Worst Companies to Work For

Famous Restaurant Chains That Have All But Disappeared

How mutual funds are like mousetraps

Marketing driven or Market driven?

Banking and finance

Evolve Women

Analysis: Taking BlackBerry private may make sense, but not a quick fix

Executive Q&A: Dollar General executive Bob Ravener pays it forward

At Least You Won’t Have to Keep Digging the Thing Out of Your Rose Bushes

Des Moines Tops List Of The Best Places For Business And Careers

Americans renouncing U.S. citizenship surged sixfold in the second quarter from a year earlier as the government prepares to introduce tougher asset-disclosure rules.

20 Little Changes for a Healthier Life | Yahoo! Health

Blue Jasmine—Rotten Tomatoes

TV Is Dead, Long Live TV

The Big Challenges of Big Data

Choosing to be formidable

Improving board governance: McKinsey Global Survey results

Bredesen, Frist to co-chair leadership panel

Bredesen, Frist to co-chair leadership panel

Bredesen, Frist to co-chair leadership panel

Building Middle-Manager Morale

IBM Scientists Show Blueprints for Brain-like Computing

Refusing to Hire Workers Who Smoke: An Economic Perspective

Can We Just Tell Uncle Sam My Ph.D. Is an Undergrad One?

The choke point

Applications—Mr. CodeBoy

Edward Jones Branch Team Recognized for Outstanding Client Service

Asset Classes: It’s All a Matter of Definition

Executive Businesswoman Launches “Evolve Women” in Conjunction with the Nashville Entrepreneur Center

Where Obamacare Premiums Will Soar—Yahoo! Finance

Never Scraped Your Tongue? Here’s Why You Should.

80% of students work at least part-time

More Americans are flunking drug tests

Some Tech Firms Ask: Who Needs Managers?

What Peter Drucker Would Be Reading

Mac Gems: OptiPNG makes PNG files smaller without losing image quality | Macworld

Apple Faces Hurdles Attracting First-Time Smartphone Buyers

How to Convince Investors

5 Things to Toss Out of Your Bathroom

The Tennessean, Evolve Women launch partnership for women business leaders

17 worst cars you can buy

Worker Wages: Wendy’s vs. Wal-Mart vs. Costco

The World’s Best (And Worst) Scientific Institutions Ranked By Discipline

What It’s Like Being a Middle Manager Today

Can Jeff Bezos Bring Amazon Innovation to The Washington Post?

Sure, He’s a Hunk, But How Good Is Don Draper’s CTR?

The sophisticates

While We’re Trying To Follow His Game Of Checkers, Jeff Bezos Is Playing Chess

IT Resume Makeover: How to Tell Your Career Story

New Census Bureau Interactive Map Shows Languages Spoken in America

Income and Earnings Estimates for 1st Quarter 2012 — Using the two most recent waves (11 and 12) from the 2008 Survey of Income and Program Participation panel, this table package presents income and earnings estimates at the individual, family and househo

Joelle Phillips named new head of AT&T Tennessee

CEO Daniel Akerson shakes up GM

U.S. Workers Found to Outperform Offshore Staff

Reforms Fail to Stem Rupee’s Fall

Q&A: Purple Cows and commodities

Colors or numbers?

Jeff Bezos on Post purchase

Randy Wachtler named CEO of Warner/Chappell Production Music

Healthbox start-up accelerator snags HCA as sponsor

Female bosses get less respect, MTSU study finds

Words are hooks, words are levers

Why Tinkering Too Much with Your Portfolio Won’t Pay Off

China’s rising stature in global finance

Is It Time for the Fed to Wind Down the Economic Stimulus?

Game changers: Five opportunities for US growth and renewal

Managing the Chinese way

‘Reshaping retail’: A conversation with Ahold CEO Dick Boer

The root of Washington’s ills

Video: Hooked on heroin in the suburbs

Nashville Emerging Leaders: ‘If I were mayor �’

Patriots or Traitors?

Photos: Beautiful Hidden Beaches : Condé Nast Traveler

Photos: 20. Cork, Ireland : The Friendliest and Unfriendliest Cities in the World : Condé Nast Traveler

The Wilderness Foundation’s Andrew Muir: Creating Custodians for the Future

The Upside of Certainty

Unions try to halt decline in members and influence

The Inside Story of the Moto X: the Phone That Reveals Why Google Bought Motorola

In a Dysfunctional Industry, Pandora Seeks an Algorithm for Profitability

Should Saudi Arabia Fear North Dakota? One Man Says Yes

What to Look for When Hiring an IT Consultant

The 10 most easily stolen ATM card PINs

The Business of Building Great People

And Try Our Once-Every-17-Years Cicada Crunchy Crackle

Can India Inc. Get More Women on its Boards?

Separating Facts from Fiction About 3-D Printing

Ten Percent of Earned Income Is a Good Start for a Savings “Rule of Thumb”

As Poverty Grows in the Suburbs, Businesses and Governments Confront New Challenges

Bloomberg’s Peter Grauer: How the ‘And Factor’ Defines Leadership

Got a New Strategy? Don’t Forget the Execution Part

U.S. Island Areas: 2010 Census Detailed Crosstabulations (Part 1) — This file contains 2010 Census data showing crosstabulations of demographic, social, economic and housing characteristics. Social and economic characteristics are crosstabulated by age, se

25% of car crashes involve cellphones

House Party: Working and Living at the Office

What Peter Drucker Would Be Reading

Letting that Consumers Will Prefer Companies That Pay a Fair Wage

Apple CEO met China Mobile head, discussed cooperation

Forecasting China

Infographic: The World’s Technology Hubs | MIT Technology Review

2011 Business Dynamics Statistics — This U.S. Census Bureau brief highlights the most recent update to the Business Dynamics Statistics, which found that young firms were disproportionally affected in the recent recession, particularly in states with large

How to channel your inner Warren Buffett

Billionaire Warren Buffett’s Secret Ice Cream Fix

Companies Embrace Practice of Bring Your Dog to Work

Franklin-based Community Health Systems to buy HMA

Nazi suspects ordered out of U.S. never left

Sprint posts wider quarterly loss on steep costs

Rate your documents using labels

A Partnership of Resources

The Price of Value

Unmarried and Single Americans Week Sept. 15-21, 2013

PCs outsell tablets in college dorms

10 things psychologists won’t tell you

IT Jobs on the Rise

Hispanic Heritage Month 2013: Sept. 15—Oct. 15

When Off-Campus College Students are Excluded, Poverty Rates Fall in Many College Towns

Measuring the full impact of digital capital

Top CIOs Use IT to Speed Up the Business

Spacecraft Sees Giant ‘Hole’ In the Sun

Comic-Con Marketing: Experience the “Experiences”

Retiring Way, Way South of the Border

Q&A: What works for websites today?

Mac Gems: Cloud Mate makes the most out of iCloud | Macworld

Some suggestions for better tagging—

More Doctors Steer Clear of Medicare—Yahoo! Finance

Austrian flap over bell dedicated to Hitler

Richard Bracken to step down as HCA CEO

Exclusive: 4 in 5 in US face near-poverty, no work

8 Retirement Planning Mistakes to Avoid

Sold: Goldie Hawn & Kurt Russell’s Malibu Home—Yahoo! Homes

The Red State-Blue State Migration

Wells Fargo exec: Small businesses need plans, advice

The Science of Winning Poker

Nora Roberts’ happily-ever-after life

Out on a limb

The science behind pleasure-seeking

Mark Hirsch photographs “That Tree”

Perhaps you could just make something awesome instead

How to bring in the money—over and over again

Nashville People in Business: July 28

How Coffee Could Save Your Life

Check Out the Construction of the Most Expensive Ship Ever: USS Gerald R. Ford

Obama says choices now will govern future economy

Top 100 Movies of 2013—Rotten Tomatoes

Incredible Technology: How Supercomputers Solve Giant Problems

The Internet’s Innovation Hub

Bill Gates: Software Assistants Could Help Solve Global Problems

The Sound of Progress

Insight: How Samsung is beating Apple in China

Millions of words and only six emotions

How to Protect Your Home: A Month-by-Month Guide | USAA

How to Protect Your Auto: A Month-by-Month Guide | USAA

Obama’s latest economic push has familiar feel

After 75 years of marriage, couple die one day apart at age 94

Former World’s 8th Richest Man Loses $34.5 Billion

Mysterious Hum Driving People Around the World Crazy

The Hardest Working Cities In America

Don’t Make These Job Hunting Mistakes

Surprise! Retirement May Be Do-Able

Fed stimulus debate leaves dollar at five-week low

Run your doctor visit like a board meeting

2014 Chevrolet Impala is Consumer Reports’ highest-scoring sedan

The Science Behind First Date Bedroom Behavior

Unexpected flattery strategies to make a great impression on your next date

Meditation’s Next Frontier: Improving Customer Service

Hands-on: Loom makes it increasingly tempting to ditch iPhoto and Photo Stream | Macworld

Apple’s biggest acquisition

Engineers Get Rich as Talent War Heats Up—Yahoo! Finance

New, Cheaper Smartphone Plans

Xerox profit beats estimates on restructuring

Remarks by the President on the Economy — Knox College, Galesburg, IL

“Energy: Where Are We Headed by 2040?” Live on the C-SPAN’s “America by the Numbers” Segment of “Washington Journal”

The kids aren’t buying homes

How to Go With What We Know

In the Universe of Printers, One Worth Talking About

McDonald’s CEO: Try living on McBudget of $25,000

San Jose Best City To Work In; Glassdoor Employment Satisfaction Report Card By City | Glassdoor Blog


The Unsteady States of America

The Taxation of Social Security Benefits Is a Time-Bomb

A cheaper iPhone: what it would cost, and what it would leave out (and in)

Hotel guests are finally happy, J.D. Power study says

Emile Griffith, noted ex-welterweight and middleweight champion, dies at 75

Congress Sets a New Record for Being Hated

America’s 5 worst states for business

Obama speechwriter discusses economic speech, ‘unfiltered POTUS’

National Review Is Back to Warning White People About Black People

Setting value, not price

How to manage customer value

Introducing Chromecast

Indian Transnationals Expected to Increase Their Global Footprint

This is Tim: Cook on iOS in the Car, iPhone prices, and low-cost devices | Macworld

South Africa, Riots and the Price of Food

Census Bureau Reports New Highs for State and Local Government Revenue in 2011

The Top 5 Steakhouses in America

Textbook publishers revamp e-books to fight used market

South Bend, Indiana Implements Drucker Institute Public-Sector Leadership Program

For the mobile Internet, tomorrow belongs to Asia

8 Skills You Need to Be a Successful IT Executive

Reverse Mortgages: A Way for Retirees to Avoid Poverty?

Change the culture, change the world

Labor Day 2012: Sept. 3

Parents Shell Out Less for Kids in College

Injuries Drop, but Retaliation Claims Rise

Brentwood-based Cogent Healthcare hires Dean Weiland as new CEO

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Who Ruined the Humanities?

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Upheaval in the E-Book World

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Is Netflix model the future of e-books?

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Audio: Big business shrinking its lead over everyone else

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BlackBerry investors to turn up the heat on management

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Snowden affair blunts U.S. push for China to curb cyber theft

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Best Employers for Workers Over 50 Winners

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What Peter Drucker Would Be Reading

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Record Number of Single Dads Head US Households

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CEO Paychecks: Winners and Losers

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Why Doesn’t Apple Enable Sustainable Businesses on the App Store

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“The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not turbulence; it is to act with yesterday’s logic”. — Peter Drucker

The shift from manual workers who do as they are being told — either by the task or by the boss — to knowledge workers who have to manage themselves ↓ profoundly challenges social structure

Managing Oneself is a REVOLUTION in human affairs.” … “It also requires an almost 180-degree change in the knowledge workers’ thoughts and actions from what most of us—even of the younger generation—still take for granted as the way to think and the way to act.” …

… “Managing Oneself is based on the very opposite realities: Workers are likely to outlive organizations (and therefore, employers can’t be depended on for designing your life), and the knowledge worker has mobility.” ← in a context




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