I found a fascinating website while trolling around the Internet recently. It’s called Statistic Brain and it has data and rankings on all kinds of topics, from hair loss to consumer spending. The numbers that caught my eye had to do with start-up business failures. Did you know 25 percent of start-ups strike out within […]
Business Execs Should Embrace Mind-Body-Business Connection, Says Veteran Consultant; Offers Tips You’ve heard the expressions: “He lost his nerve;” “He doesn’t have the stomach for it;” “No guts.” “As it turns out, those expressions are anatomically accurate,” says Dr. Stephen Josephs. “The nerve that you lose when you’re afraid is the vagus nerve, which runs […]
Nearly Half of Commuters Admit to Texting While Driving: AT&T Calls on Employers to Help End What Has Become a Dangerous “Habit” for Many
Nearly half of commuters self-reported texting while driving in a recent poll, and 43% of those who did called it a “habit.” Commuters are texting and driving even more than teens – 49%, compared to 43%. And the problem has gotten worse. Six in 10 commuters say they never texted while driving three years ago. […]
Today, women business owners from Afghanistan and Rwanda arrive in Dallas, TX as part of the Peace Through Business® Program — a business training and mentorship program. The program begins with an in-country education program which provides basic business education. By the end of the eight week course, the students have developed a business plan […]
Summer internships are a popular way for students to get work experience and businesses to get extra help. Small business expert Susan Solovic joins us with some do’s and don’ts for hiring summer interns. Photo: AJ Mast for The Wall Street Journal.