January 2014

Monthly Archives

  • 10 Insanely Successful Products That Started as Total Failures

    The road to success is often a long and hard one, but that can be easy to forget when marveling at the successes of behemoth companies that seem to rule the world. Today, Apple has become a household name and Dyson has become synonymous with “vacuum cleaner,” but it wasn’t always easy for these companies […]

  • 10 Businesses Capitalizing on Global Warming

    Like almost everything else, capitalism has turned global warming into a business. Companies both small and large are profiting from this controversial and somewhat daunting time when climates are changing and effecting the entire world around us. Here are ten businesses that are capitalizing on global warming by taking advantage of the effects of climate […]

  • How Facebook Negatively and Positively Affects Businesses

    Sometimes it seems like Facebook’s sole use is as a bragging or whining platform. But for many businesses, Facebook has become an important part of an effective marketing plan. Facebook allows businesses to engage with users and develop an ongoing relationship with consumers. But as with any tool, Facebook can be misused and those who […]

  • 10 Proofs of Why Businesses Need to Be Regulated:┬áIn Photos

    10 Proofs of Why Businesses Need to Be Regulated: In Photos

    Businesses are not, despite what new laws may say, human — but the people who run them are. For over a hundred years and increasingly so over the past few decades, the people who have run large businesses have been caught making decisions that are morally and ethically corrupt, greedy, ruthless, and even cruel in […]

  • A Look at the Corporate Side of Education

    10 Ways College is Big Business

    Elite institutes of higher education like to brand themselves as places where students learn, grow, mature and philosophize. Oftentimes they seem above the nitty gritty of doing business, but in fact, that’s what most colleges and universities are: big businesses. There are plenty of voices out there advocating that these schools be run even more […]