In business, problems always arise. Things malfunction, customers get frustrated, or miscommunication causes delays. However annoying, big problems are still a gateway for better interaction. Consider this example from Toyota: The year was 2013, and Webin Manzana noticed the dashboard of his 2008 Camry was melting due to the sweltering weather in the Philippines. Because …

Life is full of good opportunities. Good books to read, good events to attend, good projects to pioneer. But good things can knock us off track in pursuing the very best. What does “the best” look like in your leadership? It means doing what you are uniquely called to do in the style that is …

In a recent study published in the Journal of Consumer Research, scholars found that longer deadlines can be a detriment to workers. The study asked volunteers at a local community center to answer a short survey about retirement planning. One group was given seven days to access the online survey, while another group had 14 days …

  As a small business owner, you need ways to grab attention and look your best, and business signage is your foremost advertising tool. For high-traffic areas custom printed vinyl banners are an excellent investment. In terms of cost, a vinyl banner is one of the most inexpensive, most high-impact marketing tools. Vinyl banners are …

Yield: about 24 cookies Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, roughly chopped 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 large eggs 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 12 ounces semisweet chocolate chunks Directions: Preheat oven …

The 1992 Olympic Basketball Dream Team, made up of legends like Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, and Scottie Pippen, dominated the Olympics, winning by an average of 40 points each game. The team seemed invincible, except for the day it wasn’t. The game was a 20-minute scrimmage, which took place in June of 1992, in San …

A new era in business is bringing fresh flavor to Kohl’s. As traditional retailers struggle to keep their doors open, Kohl’s executives are trying something radically different: a grocery partnership with Aldi. In March of 2018, the department store announced it would team up with Aldi to offer grocery sales in 10 of its locations. …

Looking for a no-fail guacamole recipe for a game? Beyonce, who has performed during a Super Bowl halftime, shared her favorite formula and all the ingredients are easy to find: Ingredients: 2 ripe avocados (make sure they are a bit soft to the touch) 1 small onion 1 clove garlic (you can use a small …