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Corporate inversions: back from the dead

May 4, 2015
If you thought Congress put an end to corporate inversions, think again
Posted In: inversions, tax, business, treasury, government, corporate inversion, whiteboard

The activists are coming!

Apr 21, 2015
Spring is shareholder meeting season — and primetime for activist investors.
Posted In: activist investor, share buybacks, investment, board of directors, corporations, AGM, business, shares, stock, whiteboard

Businesses tap podcasts to hone their brands

Apr 9, 2015
Businesses use podcasts to explore the culture around a product, not just sell it.
Posted In: podcasting, branding, business, advertising
The Uber app is displayed on a smartphone against cabs waiting for passengers in Barcelona.

Uber picks up more corporate business

Apr 8, 2015
Business travelers don't care much about price. So why are they taking Uber?
Posted In: Uber, business

Transforming your wait in line from torture to fun

Mar 27, 2015
MIT engineering professor Richard Larson aka "Dr. Queue" on why lines make us tick
Posted In: lines, waiting, disney, business, Retail
Procrastination at work might actually be a good thing.

Should you procrastinate on purpose?

Mar 27, 2015
Author Rory Vaden discusses how waiting could help you be more productive.
Posted In: procrastination, waiting, business, time management

How a poison pill works

Mar 23, 2015
Want to deter a company from buying you out? Use a poison pill!
Posted In: whiteboard, poison pill, merger, acquisition, takeover, hostile takeover, M&A, proxy fight, tender offer, buyout, accounting, business, investment banking
Homewood Mountain Ski Resort in Tahoe has had to close twice this season because of dry, warm conditions.

Unpredictable weather is remaking the ski industry

Mar 12, 2015
While small ski areas struggle, larger ones are finding new ways to make a profit.
Posted In: skiing, climate change, business

Could 'North' become the new Silicon Valley?

Mar 2, 2015
Business leaders say the region's cold weather creates a climate for innovation.
Posted In: Minnesota, business, weather, branding

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