Column and advice

On Topic: A woman’s perspective

The Association of American University Women released a report this spring that puts a bit of a drag on the celebratory nature of this month’ ... »

Law: Don’t be mean-spirited

Employers get sued nearly every day by former employees. Here is a trio of the biggest personnel mistakes made by employers, and some tips on defus ... »

Digital Marketing: Google — search engine for truth?

When Google sneezes, the world of digital marketing catches a cold.

In the most recent example, Google released a white paper that explored ... »

Emerging Leaders: When colleague takes credit for your work

Has this ever happened to you? You’re in a meeting and the unthinkable happens — a colleague claims credit for your work.

As yo ... »

On Topic: Economists cite ‘dangerous sense of complacency’

About a half-dozen years ago, during the depth of the Great Recession, for a story I was writing on supply-chain issues for the metals industry, I ... »

NLRB targets employee policies: Do yours stand up?

Many non-unionized employers believe the National Labor Relations Act — administered by the National Labor Relations Board, or NLRB, in Wash ... »

Social Media with content, less is more

While we may not own up to it, one of the concepts that most of us believe in is that more is better.

More time spent on a plan makes it bet ... »

On Topic: Not-so private eyes, they’re watching you

It was without a trace of irony when my wife said, “It was in the news.”

I’d pointed out what appeared to me to be the a ... »

On Topic: The evolution of frugal innovation

My grandfather, Ralph E. Miller, after various careers as, among other choices, a chicken farmer, gas station owner and airplane maintenance worker ... »

On Topic: We’ll be traveling more for business this year

A cartoonist friend of mine tells of having been a passenger in a small plane that crashed and resulted in the loss of many of his front teeth.

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Responsive design: One size fits most

Does this screen make my website look fat? The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), held earlier this month in Las Vegas, is the Fashion ... »

On Topic: The big story

I could be seriously wrong about this, but I’d put down money that one of the biggest stories of the 2010s will be a business story — ... »

Beyond the redundant school of redundancy

I’m going to make a bold prediction here (but don’t tell my boss): 2015 will be the year we stop talking about digital marketing.

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On Topic: We’ve come to depend on our screens

OK, it probably was a silly TV program, but we watched “Selfie” up until it got canceled and then resurfaced on Hulu, mostly because ... »

Lead by knowing yourself

No matter how great leaders think they are, they simply can’t be a leader alone. In other words, it requires others to shape the circumstanc ... »