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The Best Business Magazines & Top Business Journals To be a business pundit you have to think like a business pundit. And to think like a business pundit, you need to be exposed to the thoughts of the best in the business world. Sure, it’s true that the best entrepreneurs are the ones that think outside the box and do things their own way. But it pays to have a business savvy mind. Below, we’ve listed what we view as the best business magazines, journals and news publications for developing a strong business mindset in today’s modern economy.
Prison is supposed to do three things: Remove criminals from society where they may harm others, punish them for their offenses, and rehabilitate them so that they are (hopefully) able to be assimilated back into society where they can take on roles as productive members of society. There’s just one little problem: It turns out that it’s more profitable to keep prisoners behind bars for as long as possible and make it extremely difficult for them to piece their lives back together once they get out, almost ensuring their return. Here are ten reasons why prison in America has turned into a big business. Read the rest of this entry » Industry Analysis
Obamacare is supposed to help ensure that no American citizen go without health care coverage, but is it as wonderful as it’s cracked up to be? Many opponents of this new health care reform are scrutinizing easily exploitable loopholes that will leave many Americans uninsured, push up the prices of healthcare premiums and help large insurance companies to cut expenses and raise profits in the process. Here are ten lesser-known health care loopholes causing controversy today. Read the rest of this entry » Politics
Co-branding Co-branding refers to a marketing arrangement in which multiple brand names are associated or used for a single product and/or service. The main purpose of co-branding is to strengthen the product’s reputation or image in order to make it more sellable. Co-branding also increases awareness of the lesser known brands: Having a big brand appear next to theirs on the same product/service is like an approval from the big name.
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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 the reduced demand. We know how we entered into the crisis, but we don’t how, when, or how we will be getting out of it. Considering that issue, we decided to our little bit to help cheer everyone up by redoing the logos of some renowned companies …. after the crisis.
10 People Who Won the Lottery–Then Lost it All 10 People Who Won The Lottery – Then Lost It All Ever dream of winning the lottery? The golden ticket holders on this list might convince you otherwise. Most of them either regret winning the jackpot, or admit it made their lives hell. Let them show you what the lottery could make you lose.
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 money to charity or create a park for the community. Some like to create facilities for recreation or provide scholarships for needy students. 25 Billionaires and Millionaires That Became Philanthropists
50 Best Business Movies Ever There’s no easier way to amp up your business acumen than by learning from other people’s experiences. If those people happen to be movie characters, and learning means putting your feet up with some popcorn and a cold one, all the better. Give yourself a break from the summer swelter by absorbing a business lesson or two from the 50 best business movies ever made.
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 never written about. No one knew about them, so they were never really expected to go anywhere. But a select few had very public flame-outs – what Graham calls “the elite of failures.” The list below celebrates not the failure of these companies, but presents us with a conservative reminder of a not-so-distant past and the lessons we can learn from it.
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