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...

What Is the Puke Point? 

Zach Foster
in Culture

If you know much about trading and investing market and stock shares, then you’ll know the “puke point” is the dark, bleak horror land that no investor ever wants to reach... but likely will eventually. At the very best, hitting the puke point means a really crappy day in the market. At worst, the puke point spells out financial ruin for traders or investors who put too many eggs in one shaky basket.

Interview with TSOLife CEO David Sawyer

Natasha Sydor
in Culture

His grandmother's death inspired a vision; David Sawyer's interview may inspire you as well. Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today. For David Sawyer, storytelling has...

History of Penthouse vs Playboy

Natasha Sydor
in Culture

Some say that this was the sexiest war ever fought, others maintain it was the most sexist war in history. Others pretend it never happened (you read Playboy for the articles, right?). One thing is certain: audiences all around the globe benefited from this battle of Penthouse versus Playboy, or as it’s alternately known, the Tortoise vs. the Hare. Whatever you call it, this fight between the two publishing giants was a brutal, expensive all out war and provides modern companies with several per...

What It's Like To Be A: Mail Carrier 

Donald Banner
in Culture

Jimmy Fallon has said that it was his fallback plan if he didn’t succeed as a comedian; actor John Ratzenberger famously portrayed Cliff Clavin for 273 episodes on Cheers; this is what it's been like ...

What It's Like To Be A: Producer

Rick Schwartz
in Culture

Ostensibly, I produce movies for a living. Several movies I had a hand in producing have been nominated for Academy Awards, including a win for Best Picture. Pretty heady stuff, to be sure. The realit...

Pioneering Women in Business 

Danielle Banner
in Culture

When Forbes released its 1998 list of the most powerful females in business, they stated that most members of the list “came from industries with a premium on creativity,” such as advertising, media, ...

Whatever Happened to the Business Card?

Danielle Banner
in Culture

"Every dog has its day" as the old expression goes, which in the case of the humble business card means that it's "15 minutes of fame" has, rather remarkably, persisted for well over 400 years. There ...

Successful College Dropouts

Chelsea Pullano
in Culture

"I'm convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance." Steve Jobs knew that education wasn't a requirement or necessarily the...

How To Give a Killer Interview

Danielle Banner
in How To

Giving a great interview can be the difference between staying in your mediocre job, and pursuing your dream career. Colin Powell, an American statesman, has said, “There are no secrets to success. It...

Why Were Cigars a Symbol of Corporate Success?

Jeremy Frommer
in Culture

Winston Churchill, John F Kennedy, Bill Clinton, Stalin and Che Guevara – political icons on both sides of the divide – are all well known for their companion piece, the cigar. Men of wealth, and powe...

Should You Choose a New Career?

Lindsie Polhemus
in How To

Settling on a new career isn't easy; and for many that haven't had to look for a job in decades, the ability to find a new job seems daunting. You need to make sure that your new job is suited to both...

Great Careers for Single Parents

Lindsie Polhemus
in Culture

The best careers for single parents are much more than money-makers. Yes, these professions certainly bring in an income. That’s why you need a job, right? But they also provide the freedom, flexibili...

Top 25 Wall Street Books

Jeremy Frommer
in Buyer's Guide

Harvard isn't worth the money. "The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." – Dr. Seuss. The corporate world, Wall Street, and the complex we...