Healthcare Declared an Economic Issue

 

Government, Politics and the Economy

Congress Takes on Healthcare

Congressional Democrats have set out to realize a goal that has eluded presidents and lawmakers for the past 60 years: an overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system. Bloomberg.com

White House: Healthcare is an Economic Issue

According to some in Washington, the tax-free benefits that Americans now enjoy offer American workers too much free or low-cost access to too many healthcare services, and that is why healthcare is so expensive. Breitbart.com/AP

Management, Taxes and Financial Issues

Seven Deadly Sins of the Entrepreneur

They range from sloppy accounting to poor hiring practices and beyond, business-killing traps that every entrepreneur must avoid. Here is what you need to know. CNNMoney.com

Small Business Legal Issues

Arbitration: The Choice For Franchising Disputes

While some parties opt to take their disputes to court, arbitration remains a popular means of resolving serious disputes between franchisers and franchisees. WSJ.com

Technology Issues

Gen Y just Doesn't Tweet

A new survey by the Participatory Marketing Network finds 22% of Generation Y consumers are using Twitter, yet a full 99% of them use some kind of social networking—a fact that could have impact on your marketing efforts. BizJournals.com

Benefits and Labor Issues


Sotomayor: A Change to the High Court's Perspective
Given that the Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. has come down on both sides of the labor debate in his time on the Court, i t's difficult to say where Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor will land when it comes to employment cases. Is she firmly in the camp of labor as some hope? Workforce.com

In Japan: The Cost of Secure Jobs

Some are questioning the system, bolstered by government subsidies, that keeps otherwise idle workers occupied. NYTimes.com

Branding, Sales and Marketing

Media Buying: Summertime Planning Strategies
Fifteen ideas to Reaching people online when they're spending more time offline can be a challenge, but it can be done. Here are fifteen ideas to help you. ClickZ.com

Making Your Presentations Unforgettable

Giving speeches and presentations tied to a set formula can certainly help you get your message across, but you risk boring your audience if you are too predictable. Here are some ideas to help you add some spice to your speeches. BusinessKnowHow.com

Selling to Baby Boomers
Expert reveals why the baby boom generation buys, and what you need to know in order to sell to them. ManageSmarter.com