WORKING FROM 62 TO 74 – CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY OR IS IT JUST ECONOMICALLY SENSIBLE?
In 2010, the world had 16 people aged 65 and over for every 100 adults between the ages 25 and 64, almost the same ratio as in 1980 (http://www.economist.com/node/21601248/print). By…Read more »
THE ROCKY ROAD OF CLEANTECH
Once thought of as a glamorous and most compelling of investment trends, cleantech has lost its sheen in recent years. In 2005, cleantech (primarily renewable energy) investing by VC firms…Read more »
WHEN FREE ISN’T FREE – THE DANGERS OF VOLUNTEER LABOR
The Idea Startups and rapidly growing small businesses are often tempted to use volunteer labor or unpaid internships with young people seeking experience to help their business reach the next…Read more »
WHEN FAMILY WEALTH OUTGROWS THE FAMILY BUSINESS
Transitions in a family business are difficult. Deciding how and where to grow, changing roles and responsibilities and balancing emotions and egos are all transitions which are amplified in a…Read more »
WORDPRESS ATTACKS: RESOLVING CHAOS!
Information technology is a critical part of every enterprise in today’s world. While your training and experience may be in marketing, finance, legal or any other executive specialty your ability…Read more »
IRS FORM 990: WHAT SHOULD YOUR BOARD MEMBERS BE LOOKING FOR?
For most of us, April 15 marks the cut-off date by which we are scrambling to prepare our tax returns and meet our individual obligations. For Non-profits with a December…Read more »
THE 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO DO IF YOUR ARE A WHATSAPP EMPLOYEE
The recent acquisition of WhatsApp by Facebook, at an astonishingly high valuation, brings to mind some thoughts about the challenges faced by those 53 WhatsApp employees who find themselves suddenly…Read more »
SILICON VALLEY IS HIRING
In the March 5 San Francisco Business Times, John Sailors shared the results of a jobs survey from the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. The finding, based on a survey of 200…Read more »
IS CHINA’S SLOWING ECONOMY CAUSE FOR GLOBAL INVESTMENT ALARM?
“China’s slowing economy is the biggest risk to the global economy” according to a survey of global fund managers by Bank of America-Merrill Lynch reported in the Wall Street Journal Blog. …Read more »
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE AUTOMATION: THE OFTEN NEGLECTED OPPORTUNITY
The past ten to fifteen years have seen significant advancement in the body of knowledge around best practices in Accounts Payable processing. Despite all of that expertise available to anyone…Read more »