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CEO and chairman of the Bard

Sep 4, 2007
A chief executive's life can have its moments of high drama. That's why a training seminar uses Shakespeare to teach management lessons. Sean Cole has the story.
Posted In: Jobs

Just say no to your boss

Sep 4, 2007
It's one of the smallest words in the English language and probably the toughest to say to the boss. Dr. Dory Hollander is the founder of Wise Workplaces. She tells Tess Vigeland how to say no -- without losing your job.
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Don't stand out, stand together

Sep 4, 2007
Management gurus say the best way to get ahead at work is to just put yourself out there. But commentator Richard Conniff disagrees. He says workers are better off if they stand together, than stand out.
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Another crazy boss

Sep 4, 2007
Stanley Bing has written several books about bosses. In his latest, the revised and updated "Crazy Bosses," he writes about the boss he knows all too well -- himself. He talks with Tess Vigeland.
Posted In: Books, Jobs

Some of NYC's cabbies plan strike

Sep 4, 2007
A group claiming to represent thousands of the city's licensed cabdrivers is planning a strike. Drivers are protesting a new high-tech system they say will cost them unnecessary time and money. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: New York, Travel

U.S. workers lead in productivity

Sep 4, 2007
Encouraging news for Americans on this Labor Day: You can take it easy. You've earned the rest. A survey concludes you're the most productive workers on the planet. Stephen Beard reports.
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Demand for a holiday

Sep 3, 2007
The very first Labor Day wasn't exactly official. A bunch of workers just took the day off and held a massive demonstration, pressuring President Grover Cleveland into declaring it a national holiday. Jeremy Hobson has the history.
Posted In: Jobs

Taming your office ego

Sep 3, 2007
Egonomics co-author Steve Smith tells us how to recognize when there's an ego problem at play -- and the dangers businesses face when they ignore those warning signs.
Posted In: Books, Jobs

Will Congress bail out lenders? Borrowers?

Sep 3, 2007
Congress returns from recess this week. First up: what to do about the mortgage meltdown and ensuing credit market crisis. Some worry that lawmakers will be too generous with taxpayer money in the fix. Steve Tripoli reports.
Posted In: Housing, Washington

Singing for their tips

Sep 3, 2007
Cold Stone Creamery continues to give Baskin-Robbins a run for its money, more likely because of the toppings smooshed into your ice cream on cold stones than their other gimmick. Sean Cole explains.
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