Managers are encouraged to identify the motivational drivers that are at work within their teams, and to manage effectively when those motivations are at cross purposes with company goals - which happens frequently, and in hidden ways. More »What Employees Secretly Want
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It's well known that super-rich donors tend to write their checks to right-leaning candidates. Still, the number of billionaires who've given to Restore Our Future, a Mitt Romney-backing super PAC, is staggering: 30, or 7.5% of the Forbes 400 list. More »Count 'Em: 30 Billionaires Now Backing Romney's Super PAC
Both men, but especially Boehner, are captive of political forces beyond their control. More »Boehner And Obama Are Being Pushed Into Another Ugly Barroom Brawl Over Debt Limit
(Image credit: AFP/Getty Images via @daylife) When Brian Cohen walked by Pinterest founder Ben Silbermann at a New York University business plan competition in 2009, he abruptly said four words to the young entrepreneur: "You have 30 seconds." "I still feel pretty bad about it," Cohen admits, reflecting on his cliched investor [...] More »Pinterest investor: This Is 'what Facebook was supposed to be'
Barack Obama is a pauper compared to GOP contender Mitt Romney. Here's how much he and his wife Michelle are worth. More »Obama's Worth Nearly $6 Million -- See Why He's Down Since Last Year
see photosTim PannellClick for full photo gallery: The New Celebrity Entrepreneurs First, celebrities used their stardom to get free things. Then, they got paid to endorse products. Then, they took ownership. But the newest A-list perk hits another level entirely: leveraging their fame to make early-stage investments -- or launch starups [...] More »The new celebrity perk: Investing in startups
Newt Gingrich owes more money to campaign creditors than any other American politician: $4.3 million as of the end of March. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In politics as in life, Newt Gingrich is a man of expensive tastes and somewhat more modest resources. He limped out of the Republican primary on May [...] More »Newt Gingrich Tops List of America's Most Indebted Politicians
(Photo credit: Wikipedia) It's typical in an election year to see an administration spend money on new initiatives. A new cost cutting initiative unveiled back in March has generally gone un-noticed by the main stream technology media. Called the "Big Data Research and Development Initiative” the program is focused on improving the [...] More »The White House is Spending Big Money on Big Data
When your commute is as short as your bedroom to your living room, a lot of workplace anxieties go out the window: water-cooler talk, intra-office gym contests, whether you’ve worn the same jeans for six days straight. But working from home has its own pitfalls. Here's what they are. More »The 10 mistakes everyone makes when working from home
British entrepreneur Richard Branson. I've seen pretty much every size, shape and flavor of entrepreneur over the past 20 years while living and breathing all things business. Companies come and go. They succeed and fail. Inevitably, the entrepreneurs that start these companies also come and go because, they too, succeed and [...] More »What motivates successful entrepreneurs?
As a Harvard-trained constitutional scholar, Obama didn't have much room to argue against gay marriage. More »Obama, The Con Law Prof, Had Little Choice On Gay Marriage
For lots of startup founders, a big money valuation is just half the goal. Many startups are motivated by a singular drive to change the way we view and interact with the world around us. And while every startup can teach us something, the most disruptive often have the most [...] More »10 Startups Changing the World And What We Can Learn From Them
Incumbent presidents by nature possess great advantages. More »What Are President Obama's Advantages Heading Into the 2012 Elections?
Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife These days, some people want to impose a new Buffett tax on millionaires while others are outraged that low-income people pay no income taxes at all and still others want to cut taxes on “job creators.” All in the name of fairness. Is the tax code [...] More »What Do You Mean By The U.S. Tax System Isn't 'Fair?'
Crowdfunding may be changing the rules of the financing game--witness the nearly $8 million plus that the Pebble smart watch raised on the site Kickstarter -- but many entrepreneurs still want to raise venture capital. And though seed money is flowing, as you'll see in Forbes' Midas List, it isn't as [...] More »5 Lessons from an Unconventional Entrepreneur Who Raised Millions