Best Practices Series

SmartBrief for CFOs

Financial news and best practices

SmartBrief for CFOs

Yahoo shareholders furious over De Castro's $58M severance

4/17/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

De Castro

Details of a $58 million severance package for former Yahoo Chief Operating Officer Henrique De Castro have become public via a regulatory filing. They make clear the reasons the package has raised th… Read More

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Open-source project looks to public to study bee populations

4/18/2014

  • Gizmag

Scientists are turning to advanced 3D printing technology in an effort to understand the conditions under which beehives thrive. The crowd-sourced project, which launched on Indiegogo, invites funders… Read More

SmartBrief on Leadership

Innovative ideas about leadership and management

SmartBrief on Leadership

Put the audience first when you present

4/17/2014

  • Inc. online (free registration)

The best presentations persuade audiences to change what they are doing and embrace your message, but that can only happen if the audience's needs are put first, says Duarte Design CEO Nancy Duarte. M… Read More

SmartBrief on Business & Politics

Public policy news from a business perspective

SmartBrief on Business & Politics

Rest easy, Sarah Palin, the Russian's aren't coming

4/17/2014

  • Washington Times, The

Events in Ukraine notwithstanding, there are limits to Vladimir Putin's expansionism. The Russian president has assured the world that his country has no plans to invade Alaska. Putin said Alaska is a… Read More

SmartBrief on Sales

Insights and advice to help sales leaders

SmartBrief on Sales

How sales and marketing can work together to nurture leads

4/17/2014

  • B2C Marketing Insider

It's all too easy for promising leads to slip through the cracks if sales and marketing teams aren't on the same page, writes Francesco Adamo. For this reason, you'll need to reach a shared understand… Read More

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Green business models empower customers to alter daily habits

4/17/2014

  • Sustainability.com (U.K.)

To promote global sustainability, some companies use a behavior-change business model that rewards customers with tangible benefits for making greener choices. A partnership with New York City-based R… Read More

SmartBrief on Workforce

Essential reading for HR professionals

SmartBrief on Workforce

Lawmakers resist subpoenas related to Volkswagen unionization effort

4/17/2014

  • Chattanooga Times Free Press (Tenn.)

The National Labor Relations Board plans to hold a hearing to investigate claims that lawmakers in Tennessee interfered with a failed unionization vote at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga. Several la… Read More

SmartBrief on Your Career

Career tips for young professionals

SmartBrief on Your Career

A step-by-step guide to planning your day

4/18/2014

  • Quartz

Resist the urge to drink coffee until at least 9:30 a.m. and use the morning to get your most difficult tasks out of the way, writes Rachel Feltman. If you need an afternoon boost, try brushing your t… Read More

PLI SmartBrief

The latest stories on corporate and business legal issues

PLI SmartBrief

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Report: Few large partnerships face audits of tax returns

4/18/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

About 99% of large partnerships are not subjected to Internal Revenue Service audits, according to a Government Accountability Office report released by three senators. Such partnerships have become m… Read More

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