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  • After The Crisis: A Parody of 15 Corporate Logos

    The 2008 crash is probably the most serious economic crisis we have faced after the Great Depression. Stock markets from around the world fell as much as 20% in a single week, dozens of banks either failed or were rescued by government and private instutitions, and companies started laying off employees as a consequence of […]

  • 25 Things President Obama Should (At Least Try To) Change

    The powers of Presidents are often over-exaggerated. They are not, as many people seem to believe, king of the country. Our 3 branch separation of powers places firm limits on what the President can unilaterally do or change. This means that even if a President wants to change something, he may not have the “political […]

  • 10 Money Saving Tools For Small Business

    How are you faring in these hard times? The recent economic down turn has hit many of us, especially with small businesses, rather hard. I don’t want to dwell on the tough stuff, because you know it. Instead I wanted to focus on opportunities available to save you money in these tough times. Today there […]

  • The Business of Politics: Drudge, FoxNews and the MSM

    There are numerous studies out indicating severe media bias in favor of Barack Obama this election cycle. That story has been overplayed at this point, and I really won’t weight in. Some people argue that fairness in the media requires equal positive and negative coverage. Some people argue that it’s natural and acceptable for media […]

  • 5 Reasons I Endorse Barack Obama For President

    As a small business owner who voted for George W. Bush in the previous two elections, I am endorsing Barack Obama for President. Unlike Joe The Plumber, who has no small business, I actually own and operate a small business that currently employs 12 Americans. And it makes me proud to know that I am […]

  • Our Favorite 25 TV Bosses (And What We Learn From Them)

    If you think your boss is tough, wait ’till you see these guys! The scripted, non-reality TV show might be a dying breed, but shows past and present provide us with many memorable bosses and leaders. Following are some of the most unforgettable TV bosses, along with what made them so great (or not so […]

  • 25 Billionaires and Millionaires That Became Philanthropists

    Some people feel philanthropy is only about foundations donating lots of money, but that’s only one part. Philanthropy is about people giving their time, help and care to causes they support, making the world a better place to live in. Philanthropic activities come in many forms, some people choose to contribute a huge sum of […]

  • 25 Businessmen Who Broke The Rules (And Some Laws)

    Fortunes are rarely won by playing it safe. On the contrary, the biggest fortunes have been won by those willing to step outside the box and change the way the game is played. Following are twenty-five business innovators of the past, present, and future whose stories are different in many respects, but all point to […]

  • 25 Big Companies That Are Going Green

    The average person might believe that the worldwide push to “go green” is coming solely from politicians and concerned citizens. In fact, this is not the case! In recent years, many big-name companies have realized their way towards more sustainable and eco-friendly business practices. Following are 25 well-known companies that are leading the green revolution. […]

  • 25 Internet Startups That Bombed Miserably

    If the Internet could speak with one voice, it would probably groan “oh, not again!” That’s because every raving success story about Internet startups is tempered by dozens more that crashed and burned in a sea of wasted money, bad ideas, or unfulfilled hype. As venture capitalist Paul Graham writes, most of these failures are […]

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    25 Visionaries Who Created Empires From Virtually Nothing

    Some of the greatest fortunes and empires in history were created by people who started with nothing. Today, we celebrate 25 of these iconic figures – businessmen, technology entrepreneurs, even celebrities and athletes – by recalling the tales of their rise to glory. Don’t feel bad if your favorites aren’t on the list, this is […]