Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Google Maps Adds Service Alerts for New York City Subways

To make it easier for New Yorkers to commute and keep them posted on scheduled maintenance and delays, Google is adding information about service alerts that occur throughout the city’s 468 subway stations labeled on Google Maps.

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Blimey, An Olympic Turnaround! The Leadership Principles Behind Britain's Shot At Soccer Gold

British soccer--or football, whatever you call it--hasn't won Olympic gold in a century. To turn the team around, head coach Stuart Pearce has stuck to four guiding leadership principles that any business would do well to emulate.


http://www.fastcompany.com/1843910/turnaround-lessons-from-british-olympic-soccer

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

3 Fears You Can Easily Conquer

They kill ideas and keep many promising entrepreneurs from realizing their dreams. Here's how to put a stop to those nagging fears.


http://www.inc.com/marla-tabaka/conquer-these-fears-to-succeed.html

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

What's Jeremy Lin Worth to the Knicks?

Strange weekend for the New York Knicks. It left newly signed point guard Jason Kidd’s Cadillac Escalade dented on a roadside near the Southampton (N.Y.) telephone pole he collided with before being arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated. And it left the Knicks with a very sticky decision about the fate of their other point guard, Jeremy Lin. 


http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-07-16/whats-jeremy-lin-worth-to-the-knicks

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Transition Lessons From Chicago's Transit Upheaval

Chicago's dilemma mirrors a type of difficult decision many companies have faced. When a long-term improvement project or overhaul is needed that will inevitably impact a company's operations, how do managers decide whether to shut down completely to expedite the change, or to maintain some level of operations in hopes of appeasing the apple cart? 


http://www.fastcompany.com/1842338/what-chicagos-transit-upheaval-teaches-about

Saturday, July 7, 2012