Take The Wall Street Approach To Your New Year’s Resolutions And Always Win

We wouldn’t run our companies this way so why are we trying to lock down our lives with this type of terrible contract? And, oh by the way, New Year’s Resolutions don’t work anyway with study after study showing as high as 90 percent fail in January. What could we do to almost guarantee that we would succeed with our New Year’s Resolutions? With Wall Street and Investment Banking’s language and terms, we will never lose a New Year’s Resolution.

An election battle for the identity of Taiwan

The BBC’s Cindy Sui explains why this might just be one of its most significant elections for one of the world’s feistiest democracies.

Southern states face floods as Midwest rivers recede

(Reuters) – Residents of Southern states along the Mississippi River are bracing for the flooding that has swamped communities in Illinois and Missouri over the last week, causing thousands of evacuations and killing at least 29 people.

Oxley, co-sponsor of landmark U.S. anti-fraud legislation, dies at 71

CLEVELAND (Reuters) – Former U.S. Representative Mike Oxley, a 12-term Republican congressman from Ohio who co-sponsored the landmark Sarbanes-Oxley Act, died on Friday at the age of 71, officials said.


Video shows moment of Tel Aviv shooting

CCTV video shows the shooting outside a Tel Aviv pub that killed two and wounded eight others; meanwhile, workers of local businesses light candles to honor the dead. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

If At First Your Acqui-Hire Sucks, Try Again

attempts It took back-to-back acqui-hires for me to learn there’s a right way and a wrong way to do them. We had made it. Despite running low on money and having little traction, my company was acqui-hired by Yahoo in October of 2013. I was thrilled to have a large salary at a well-respected company. Seventeen months later, I was laid off. Read More