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Questions for: ‘African-American Museum’s Sports Gallery Wins a Following: Athletes’

Courtney Lee, left, and Joakim Noah during the Knicks’ tour of the museum. Nearly half of the N.B.A.’s 30 teams have had members visit, museum officials said. CreditTom Zweibel/Knicks.com Article: African-American Museum’s Sports Gallery Wins a Following: Athletes Before Reading Watch the YouTube video below, of Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James at the opening of the ... Read More »

Are you too old to get a job?

An employee stocks items in the paint department at Renco Ace Hardware in Bloomsberg, Pennsylvania. Ace Hardware is part of AARP’s employer pledge program. This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. When New York City employment attorney Lori B. Rassas wrote “The Perpetual Paycheck: 5 Secrets to Getting a Job” in 2015, I interviewed her for Next Avenue. Now, ... Read More »

This Overlooked Labor Rule Could Be a Huge Drag on U.S. Businesses

Shoppers walk up steps to enter a closing Sports Authority store in Corte Madera, California, U.S., on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images On May 10, 13 Democrats in the House of Representatives sent a letter to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) expressing concerns over the agency’s expansive and vague standard for determining when two U.S. ... Read More »

3 Compelling Reasons Why It’s Not A Good Idea To Quit Your Day Job

If you’re an entrepreneur, you’ve already thought long and hard about it. You know what I’m talking about. You’ve been thinking about the big day. The day when you can finally quit your day job and enter into the world of full-time entrepreneurship. If you are about to quit your day job to work full time on your business, you may want ... Read More »

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 review: A gaming laptop at a decidedly non-gaming price

Inexpensive gaming laptops. They’re the order of the day, with component prices reaching new lows and non-gaming companies putting out quality products at a bargain. A few years back we were hyped about Lenovo’s selling its Y50 for $1,200. Now? You can pick up a Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming notebook for $850. That’s with a 1050 Ti thrown in. ... Read More »

No Time for Marketing? You Only Need 15 Minutes a Day.

Over just the last month I’ve connected with three entrepreneurs who told me they rarely did any marketing for themselves or their small business. I was really surprised. One is a freelance writer, another owns a PR agency and the third runs a software firm. Each is successful but all of them cited a lack of time as the main ... Read More »

Cord cutting and a soft advertising market take a toll on media stocks

“The Big Bang Theory” on CBS remains one of the most popular TV shows. (Michael Yarish / Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.) Aslowdown in advertising spending and a rise in cord-cutting by pay-TV customers are giving Wall Street fresh jitters about the health of the television industry. During the first quarter of the year, an estimated 762,000 pay-TV customers unplugged their ... Read More »

What is Making the Pyaar Mohabbat Sharbat Such a Popular Drink in Delhi?

All drenched, and desperately looking for that one summer quencher to infuse some life back in you? Maybe the gullies of Old Delhi has the elixir you have been hunting for. Delhi has already been facing very hot temperatures. It is over 40 degrees outside and heading out in this scorching weather could be a spoiler. However, if you happen ... Read More »

A salute to Nintendo’s Genyo Takeda, retiring after 45 years of innovation in gaming

Few at Nintendo can say they saw the company’s start as a video game company, and fewer still have had as much influence as Genyo Takeda, co-creator of several of the company’s most memorable (and durable) innovations. He’s retiring today, and I just wanted to mark the occasion. The retirement was quietly announced in rather perfunctory form as part of ... Read More »

Trump Rides a Market Wave, but Business Looks for Results

Traders at the New York Stock Exchange on Monday after a day of gains. Many in business are concerned about the trade-offs a 15 percent corporate tax rate could entail. The investor enthusiasm that began with President Trump’s unexpected victory in November has burst out anew on Wall Street, even as Washington remains gridlocked and evidence of any real pickup ... Read More »