5 Life Lessons I Learned Working as a Waitress 

AC Glover
in Culture

“Hi! My name is AC, and I’m going to take care of ya’ll tonight! Can I start you off with a...” I hope they get the expensive margaritas on the promotion, I need to get points for our contest. Oh, but...

Art + Science = Kaleigh Marielle 

Natasha Sydor
in Culture

Most models love the glamour, travel, and thrill of seeing their pictures everywhere. For Kaleigh Marielle, posing on a beach in a bikini takes her away from what she truly loves – putting on her lab ...

Is America Great?

Jake Aronskind
in Culture

Great, the word that describes everything from pyramids to walls. The same word, in fact, that is constantly used to praise our self-proclaimed perfect country. But what truly makes America great? According to the dictionary, the vague word describes something considerably above average. To Donald Trump, it explains what our country used to be and where he plans to bring it. To the rest of us, it’s simply a four-letter adjective that we throw in front of words that need a little extra oomph. Alt...

Business Documentaries to Watch on Netflix 

Danielle Banner
in Buyer's Guide

Epic tales of the rise and fall of our world’s most interesting companies and leaders are told in the best business documentaries to watch on Netflix. The easy and fun streaming service offers anyone ...

Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Journal Staff
in Culture

We’ve all heard the line, early bird gets the worm. We get it: morning people are more successful, but what are the things successful people do before breakfast—and what should you start doing too? Wh...

The Sega-Nintendo War

Zach Foster
in Entertainment

Console wars can be an amazing phenomenon for gamers to witness. When two consoles are struggling for dominance of the video game market, both manufacturers will compete to create some of the best system features and highest quality video games ever made. Console wars can also get nasty, as they involve fans who are ultra-passionate about their favorite console and they’ll argue to defend the choice they’ve been spending their money on. That’s exactly what happened in the 1990s when Sega and Nin...

Things No One Tells You About Working the Night Shift

Parag Patel
in Culture

The night shift is the dead zone of employment. Whether you're a nurse, a concierge, a security guard, or any one of those brazen folks who dares take on what most consider the worst shifts imaginable...

What Is A "Dead Cat Bounce"? 

Zach Foster
in Culture

A "dead cat bounce" is what happens when a stock value that has been plunging downward suddenly recovers slightly, only to begin falling again. Investor and author Thomas Bulkowski classifies the brie...

A Fish in the Political Shark Tank

Benjamin Wareing
in Culture

Politics has this ageist air about it, almost engrained and encoded into its very nature that makes it hard for young people to be even close to that ‘sacred’ inner circle. Sure, young people are give...

What to Do About Office Gossip

Journal Staff
in How To

Karen was working in her office, minding her own business. The phone rang and interrupted her concentration. It was a woman she had worked with three months before, calling to tell her something she d...

Defining ‘The Big Short’

Natasha Sydor
in Culture

There are two sides an investor can take in a trade: a long position or a short position. For the average investor investing in their retirement accounts, a long position is all they need to worry about. However, for investors looking for additional profit potential, then using short positions can be a viable option. Let’s examine what both long and short positions are, and then discuss the pros and cons of using shorts in your own portfolio.

Female Engineers with Powerful Careers Are Here to Stay 

Danielle Banner
in Culture

Powerful female engineers deliver a promise of change, progress and equity in the workforce. Historically, women haven’t had the means or the ways to advance careers in engineering or technology. Toda...

Unhealthy Workplace Habits and How to Correct Them 

Leigh Stringer
in How To

It’s not that we’re bad people, or that we aren’t working hard. The problem is that what our minds and bodies need at a basic level is in conflict with our work style. We are so focused on work, on ge...

Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read 

Jeremy Frommer
in Buyer's Guide

88 percent of the world's wealthiest people read for at least 30 minutes a day. If you aspire to join the ranks of wealthy entrepreneurs, reading is an invaluable skill. Books lead us into new ways of...

Most Hilarious Corporate Logo Fails

Journal Staff
in Humor

Having a logo without an edge is corporate suicide. What role do logos play in branding strategies? One of the most important marketing tools any company can have for themselves is a good logo design....

Are You a Workaholic?

Journal Staff
in Culture

At least, that was the collective answer we got after polling the floor of an undisclosed finance company. Some other gems also included, "if you dream of work more than your childhood", "if you eat i...