Dwyane Wade just lost his cousin to gun violence, so you might expect him to lay low, to be quiet and mourn privately, and for the most part, people would respect that privacy. But Wade understands the spotlight, he realizes the platform he has, and he wants to use that platform to confront the issues that he believes led to his cousin’s death. Read More
Brain disease and contact sports have become the most uneasy bedfellows in modern media reporting. The pair has become all but inexorably linked in headlines. From Hollywood to documentaries to the pages of top sports publications, concussive force and professional sports have become a perennial one-two punch combination. Read More
Call him the comeback kid. Donald Trump may have suffered one of the worst stretches of his Presidential campaign a couple weeks back, but you’d hardly know it these days. Surging in the polls, Trump is once again neck and neck with rival Hillary Clinton. That said, the candidate is still butting heads with his party leaders and the major groups that bankroll Republican politics. Read More
After the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, the economy nationwide has started to falter. Leaving the EU will negatively affect countless businesses and private individuals, so it is no surprise that the housing market in London has already started to decline. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has conducted the first major survey that examines the effects of Brexit. Read More
Investing in real estate has become a modern trend. That being said, investing in a resort has become a viable way to make a considerable amount of capital. What is important to understand this investment is that you have to research carefully your strategy so that you can ensure that you are going to have a successful investment in the long term. Consider these viable tips for buying a resort investment property:
After LeBron James declined his contract option last week, some NBA prognosticators decided he was headed for free agency and another uniform next season. After all, he brought his hometown a ring. Isn’t his work here done? James says, not remotely. Read More
If you end up on the world stage, you better be ready. That’s a lesson Brazil seems determined to learn the hard way. With Zika running rampant, the country hosting this summer’s Olympic Games had enough negative PR on its plate. Now, it’s gotten worse.
These days half the world is riding the Brexit train. They’re asking what it all means and what might happen next. Sooner or later, folks will start asking who’s responsible, both to give credit and assess blame. When it comes to major media outlets, it’s tough to argue against Britain’s The Sun newspaper as the top “leave” proponent among British opinion makers.
Look, I get it, you hired those people because you need specific tasks completed and specific benchmarks attained. You’re not here to make their dreams come true, and you’re certainly not their Disneyland. Fine. You’re right. No argument there. But you need to hear this: if that’s where you stop thinking when considering how to treat your employees, then you are missing out … and soon enough you might be missing them.
Some people believe in karma, and some don’t. But the fact is, when it comes to doing good business, philanthropy pays off every time. Many companies use this to their advantage, by supporting causes purely in hopes of securing branding opportunities. However, true philanthropy does far more to help businesses build trust, foster strong relationships, and – if you believe in it – throw some good karma back in their direction. Read More