3 Reasons Why Government Shouldn’t Be Run Like a Business

View full post: Although corporations and governments are organizations, that may be one of the few traits they have in common. Check out the video and learn about the three major differences that separate governments from businesses. Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter:

Why is Ikea a Non-profit?

View full post: IKEA has a little known secret: the company is a non-profit. Ingvar Kamprad the founder of IKEA created the philanthropic Stichting Ingka Foundation whose mission is to “further the advancement of interior design.” Watch the video and learn how Ikea uses its unique business model and nonprofit status to exploit tax loopholes…

Why Outsourcing is Bad for Business

View full post: As countries like China and India become leaders in manufacturing the costs of their expertise rises diminishing their advantage against US counterparts. Adversely, convoluted and increasingly risky supply chains dependent on inexperienced vendors have turned once stable brands like Boeing, into the perfect “reshoring” case study. Like us on Facebook: Follow us…

3 Ways to Reform the Patent System

View full post: By offering legal protection to inventors and encouraging the disclosure of new works into the public domain, patents were an essential element to the common good. However, the promise provided by patents is under attack. Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter:

How To Fund a Startup

View full post: Corrections: @2:05 in the video, the board reads 3- 5 years. It should read 5 – 10. Most entrepreneurs will admit that innovation is merely one of the key factors behind launching a successful startup. Shrewd timing and sheer luck, particularly where venture capitalists and investors are concerned, are also crucial to…

The Future of Advertising

View full post: Worldwide advertising generates roughly $475 billion every year, and the average urbanite sees 5,000 ads every day — from Internet banners and TV commercials to highway billboards and leaflets left on car windshields. So where do advertisers go from here? Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter:

This Is Why You Pay Your Taxes

View full post: Flying into a rage over taxes is an American birthright. Two-hundred and forty years and two world wars later, Americans are still demanding answers to tough tax questions. Who is bearing the brunt of the tax burden? Am I getting as much out of government spending as I’m paying in? And where…

Telecommuting is Good for You and Good for Business

View full post: Despite the somewhat negative reputation of employees who work from home, several studies have actually found that telecommuters are more productive and less stressed than their in-office counterparts. Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter:

The Business of Fast Fashion

View full post: ‘Fast Fashion’ refers to clothing and accessories that are designed to reflect current industry trends, yet produced using less expensive materials to ensure a low price tag. The Fast Fashion trend has also led to environmental concerns. Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter:

The Business Of Guns

View full post: The firearms industry generates roughly $32 billion in revenue every year, $10 billion more than the Ford Motor Company — and employs 98,000 people, five times more than Google Inc. Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter: