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Can the Free Market Fix Journalism?

I have written before about the reliability of news on the net, but things continue to get worse. Last time, it was about an old news story that was redistributed by Google years later and turned into a bogus rumor. The result: United Airlines lost 99% of their market cap before the news story was corrected and the stock was halted by NASDAQ. And here we go again.


Are You an Inventor or an Entrepreneur?

Being an entrepreneur has more to do with a state of mind than a state of employment. And when you think of being an entrepreneur, it doesn't just mean starting a company — I've started over half a dozen successful companies but have also brought my experience to established companies.


7 Ways to Be Happier at Work

A recent report listed the happiest nations in the world. Guess what? The US didn't even make it into the top ten. So much for the American dream. Why are we so unhappy? Let's start by looking at the origin of the word. Happy is derived from the Icelandic word happ, meaning luck or chance. Is happiness then, by its very definition, elusive due to its randomness?


7 Things This CEO Hates About Business

I have had the luxury of working in a number of different capacities — as an academic, scientist, businessman, and as an entrepreneur. As with most things, there is good and bad to every career. Truth is, being involved in business is incredibly rewarding, from a financial, social, and educational basis, just to start. But there are a few things that are particularly frustrating when it comes to business.


Is a Logo a No-Go?

Every so often, a contrarian brand maven will proclaim that the logo is dead or, in the more watered-down version, that we overvalue logos. It's nice to be able to flout conventional wisdom; I make a habit of it myself. But to paraphrase Mark Twain, the rumors of the logo's death are greatly exaggerated.

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