Activist Investors and politics have recently seen high-profile clashes with Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, making Activist Investors a central point in her campaign. Recently she calls for an end to “quarterly capitalism” and “hit-and-run” activists.”
Back in 2002, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) implemented the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. This significant Act included specific Sections defining how public companies controlled against risk of fraud. In this post, you will learn about the history and evolution of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and how the SEC currently defines a “financial expert.” This will help ensure your company is in compliance with current SEC regulations as regards finance experts who serve on your audit committee.
Smartphones, tablet, phablets and everything in-between seems to be perched in everyone’s hands. The mobile revolution allows nearly everyone to be connected throughout the day. With the advent of the smartphone only a few short years ago, it’s safe to say that the mobile industry is here to stay. As 2015 winds down, take a glimpse at some of the top trends forecasted for 2016.
So you’re a brand new manager. Congratulations! You worked very hard to get here, and now you’re at the mountaintop. See those other peaks in the distance? Those are where you really want to be. Where you’re standing now? It’s only a foothill. Yes, it took a lot of time, effort and education to get here, but you have a lot more work ahead of you.
Employee attitudes are an essential reflection on any business, and customers recognize when employees are discontented with their jobs. Part of this links to monetary compensation and benefits, but there’s more to jobs than just compensation.
Employees respond to employers understanding their needs in the workplace, and when they make small and inexpensive changes to satisfy those needs.
The cost of rent across the United States is as varied as it’s population. A multitude of factors will influence monthly rental rates. Adequate availability of apartments, proximity to metropolitan areas, developed public transportation system are just a few factors which can determine what you can expect to pay.
Being an entrepreneur isn’t just about being charismatic and daring enough to venture into making your own business. It takes creativity and imagination to be able to actually come up with a business idea that’s worth having. So, if you’re getting the itch to do something new and want to try your hand at making something of your own, it’s time to break out your thinking cap and start thinking about how to become an idea machine.
When it comes to being an entrepreneur, personality plays a large role in how successful a person can be. The majority of people lean very definitely towards an introverted personality. That’s not to say that their quiet demeanor should be mistaken for “mousiness”.
Introverts get their inspiration from abstract thoughts and concepts. When they are quiet, it is because they are in deep thought, contemplating the best solution to a problem. They do not allow outside distractions to veer them off course. Continue reading
Entrepreneurs often start solo, whether it’s in their parent’s basement or garage. But over time, as their business idea gains some traction and becomes a living, breathing life form, they get barraged with a variety of tasks and responsibilities that simply cannot be tackled by one person. As a result, entrepreneurs often have to transition from their solo act to a business team.
All due respect to mighty Apple, it’s tough to argue that any company is working harder than Google to combine innovation and domination of the digital world. Google doesn’t always win with its ideas – cough, cough Google Glass – but, no matter how many times they strike out, they keep coming back into the box for another swing.
While coffee can be healthy in moderation, few people actually enjoy a cup only once or twice a month. Most coffee consumers drink coffee immediately upon waking up to avoid the dreaded caffeine withdrawals. Withdrawals can begin in just a few hours after a missed cup, and the effects of withdrawals are severely debilitating. These effects include migraines, an inability to focus, plus irritability. Even without the withdrawal, coffee can cause a racing heart, unclear thoughts, and uneven energy levels throughout the day. To see if you function better without coffee, follow this 30 day guide to effortlessly cut back your coffee consumption!
Having the right name for your business is so important because it encourages people to want to make use of your company and services. Your current business name might simply be lame, and this can negatively affect your entire company in more ways than just one. There are a few ways you can tell if your business name needs a change. If you’re noticing that revenue is not what you expect or that people are not responding well to your business in general, it could simply be the name. Changing it can definitely help to keep things flowing for your company. Here are 4 Tips on Business Name Changes.
One of the most serious issues that many people face in their lives is retirement. For some people, the idea of retirement is always a far off situation that they do not think about until retirement time is directly in front of them. However, retirement changes the way many people live because they do not plan for retirement. Many people retire and discover that they do not have enough money to live the way they have been living before retirement.
Job growth is the engine that keeps the American economy moving forward. Ever since the recession several years ago, the United States has continued to struggle to regain all of the jobs lost from the recession. Although the unemployment rate continues to improve there are still drastically fewer people in the work force than in 2007. This is an issue because that output of the economy is based on worker productivity and job availability. There are essentially two parts to the monthly jobs report, the public and private sector. The private sector is measured by the ADP and helps to show the projected growth of jobs in the future.
When it comes to fashion in New York City, the rules are always changing. What is in vogue one day will be completely out of style the next day. However, this doesn’t just apply to women. Men have to deal with trends that are constantly changing as well. For men who shun the hipster look and prefer to go business casual, finding ways to breathe new life into that same old business professional look can be stressful. However, it can be done if you know the right tips and tricks. Here are some tips on achieving the perfect business casual look in NYC.