Workforce Discrimination Is Costing Business $64 Billion Every Year

There’s a price to be paid for workforce discrimination — $64 billion. This amount is the annual estimated costs of replacing the more than 2 million Americans workers who leave their jobs every year due to discrimination and unfairness. Recent studies show that one in four women in the United States has experienced workplace sexual[…]

4 Ways to Hack Your Brain Chemicals to Become More Productive

You might not have a money tree, but you can have the next best thing: a happiness tree. Happy people are more motivated and productive. Dopamine, Serotonin, Oxytocin and Endorphins are the quartet responsible for your happiness. Many situations can trigger these neurotransmitters, but instead of being in the passenger seat, there are ways you[…]

11 Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First Million

I’ve been a millionaire three separate times in my life. The first time I saw $1,000,000 in my bank account, I almost fainted. Even though I knew it was hitting my account, it still caught me off guard. Becoming a millionaire isn’t as far-fetched as you would believe. With dedication, patience and focus, becoming a millionaire is completely obtainable.[…]

5 Coolest Marketing Ideas We Saw at San Diego Comic-Con 2016

Join us for a free, live webinar and learn how to drive revenue with content marketing. Tune in 8/4 at 10:30 a.m. PT. Register Now » Geek culture, tech and marketing all collided at the San Diego Convention Center (and surrounding venues) for Comic-Con International: San Diego — commonly referred to as simply Comic-Con or SDCC — from July 21[…]

Starbucks Baristas Can Now Have Purple Hair. Here Are 5 Other Quirky Company Dress Codes.

Starbucks’s new Dress Code Lookbook is hilarious. Employees can now indulge in all of their hipster desires — dyeing their hair any color they want and wearing scarves, fedoras or even trilbys (Haven’t heard of a trilby? You’re just not hipster enough). The lookbook promotes purple hair, tattoos and yes, fedoras — although you can’t[…]

Be Known for Not Skimping on Customer Service

Let’s state the obvious: Customer service sucks mostly everywhere. For almost 30 years, business leaders have been treating customer service as a necessary evil. When analyzing a P&L, it’s clear that customer service is one of the largest cost centers so immediately it gets a target on its back for cost reduction. Why isn’t customer service meeting[…]

Be Known for Not Skimping on Customer Service

Let’s state the obvious: Customer service sucks mostly everywhere. For almost 30 years, business leaders have been treating customer service as a necessary evil. When analyzing a P&L, it’s clear that customer service is one of the largest cost centers so immediately it gets a target on its back for cost reduction. Why isn’t customer service meeting[…]

Mortgage applications to buy and refinance drop 11%

“Despite the 30 year fixed mortgage rate being almost 50 basis points lower than a year ago, refinance activity has been extremely sensitive to rate increases as the pool of borrowers who can benefit from refinancing continues to diminish,” said Mike Fratantoni, chief economist for the MBA. Mortgage applications to refinance a home loan fell[…]