Employment rates won't change until companies begin to shift attitudes and awareness about people with disabilities. Nancy Geenen Published 7:00 am CDT, Friday, November 2, 2018 Photo: VGstockstudio | Shutterstock Photo: VGstockstudio | Shutterstock Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: VGstockstudio | Shutterstock Employing Individuals with Disabilities May Solve Your Talent Crisis 1 / 1 Back to Gallery There are more than 56 million people with disabilities in the U.S., which equates to one in five Americans identifying as having some form of disability. This means it is highly likely you already employ individuals with disabilities, and there is a highly motivated and talented resource waiting for your … [Read more...] about Employing Individuals with Disabilities May Solve Your Talent Crisis
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Great managers create great team members. Sherrie Campbell Published 6:30 am CDT, Thursday, October 25, 2018 Photo: Westend61 | Getty Images Photo: Westend61 | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Westend61 | Getty Images The Magic of Verbal Affirmation and Emotional Connection In Management Roles 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Acknowledgment for good performance is a fundamental human need and every good manager worth their salt knows this is one of the building blocks of a cohesive team. Verbal affirmation is essential to establishing secure emotional bonds with team members. These bonds provide trust, security and a sense of support in the face of ever-changing business circumstances. Verbally … [Read more...] about The Magic of Verbal Affirmation and Emotional Connection In Management Roles
Boost sales, launch new lines, build connections and gain exposure -- all from your laptop or smartphone. Abdo Riani Published 7:30 am CDT, Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Photo: Westend61 | Getty Images Photo: Westend61 | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Westend61 | Getty Images 6 Steps to Leverage Online Events to Start and Grow Your Business 1 / 1 Back to Gallery What empowers an aspiring entrepreneur to become a leader? Experience, understanding and knowledge of business foundations and practices are essential. Even so, there's no way to overstate the impact an entrepreneur's network of like-minded peers, mentors and customers can have on the big picture and the small details, … [Read more...] about 6 Steps to Leverage Online Events to Start and Grow Your Business
Get the Better newsletter. SUBSCRIBE How’s this for a hero’s journey: In July 2010, one bitcoin cost just 5 cents. In December 2017, that figure had risen to nearly $20,000. And just three months ago, the price fell to around $6,000 — meaning the global cryptocurrency market has lost more than $600 billion from its peak. Despite the recent downturn and fluctuations in the market, the top 100 cryptocurrencies boast a current market cap of $219 billion, and the majority of Americans — 69 percent — expect the price of cryptocurrencies to rise in the next five years, according to a survey by the Global Blockchain Business Council. That same study showed that 21 percent of people are considering adding bitcoin to their portfolios, but 38 percent of Americans see bitcoin as a bubble that’s ready to pop — so what gives? If you’re considering putting money into bitcoin (or just want to talk intelligently about it at a cocktail party) … [Read more...] about What is bitcoin? And should you invest in it?
Richard Feloni, provided by Published 11:45 am CDT, Friday, September 28, 2018 Business Insider/Jessica Tyler Brad Katsuyama is the co-founder and CEO of the Investors Exchange (IEX), which thwarts predatory high-frequency trading (HFT). HFT uses computers to make many trades in a fraction of a second, which Katsuyama argues is used by some in an unfair way. Katsuyama and IEX came to prominence as the stars of Michael Lewis' 2014 bestseller "Flash Boys." IEX will list its first company in October, a major turning point for the exchange. Katsuyama does not consider himself a natural entrepreneur, but was compelled to start IEX out of a fierce belief that he could help fight what he deemed a rigged system. Brad Katsuyama has never considered himself a maverick or anything like an entrepreneur. Before founding the Investors Exchange (IEX), he had a cushy job as an executive at the Royal Bank of Canada. But the more he learned about high-frequency trading — … [Read more...] about IEX CEO Brad Katsuyama talks about life after ‘Flash Boys’ and how he’s taking on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq