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Monthly archive July, 2012
The Financial Domino Effect

The Financial Domino Effect

A guest post from Ben Emons: Global financial markets have been subjected to gyrations that seem to come in greater numbers. These have been associated with so called domino effects, chain reactions caused by something unexpected. Often times a chain reaction occurs because there is linkage between markets, economies, societies and politics. There are three...  LearnMore
What's Gender Got to Do With It?

What’s Gender Got to Do With It?

A guest post from Rebecca Shambaugh: The recent announcement of Marisa Mayer as the new CEO of Yahoo made media headlines around the world. In fact, I received an unprecedented number of calls about her from reporters and radio talk-show producers – all asking me the same question – did I think Marissa could juggle...  LearnMore
A Conversation with Andrea Phillips

A Conversation with Andrea Phillips

  The Convergence Series, sponsored by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, held A Conversation with Andrea Phillips, author of A Creator’s Guide to Transmedia Storytelling on Tuesday, June 26th.  Andrea has been immersed in the world of transmedia since 2001 and is considered by some as a godmother of alternate reality game (ARG) creators,...  LearnMore
Keep Profits Up in the Second Lost Decade

Keep Profits Up in the Second Lost Decade

According to Martin Pring, author of Investing in the Second Lost Decade, January 2000 through December 2009 was one of the worst investment periods in history for stocks. To make matters worse, Pring maintains, we’re in for another lost decade. But, don’t despair. By understanding business cycles, you can earn steady profits despite disappointing market...  LearnMore
Finding the Path Around Investment Gloom and Doom

Finding the Path Around Investment Gloom and Doom

A guest post from Michael Justin Lee: Nothing can distract one’s mind from unpleasantness like an unexpected kind word. I got to experience this first hand last night when, sweltering from this heatwave, I saw my first book reviewed in the Sunday New York Times. I wouldn’t have appreciated a blast of arctic air more....  LearnMore