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14

Jan

What does legal marijuana mean for business?Can an employer still fire you if you have a prescription for marijuana? Can a bank do business with a grower?

What does legal marijuana mean for business?
Can an employer still fire you if you have a prescription for marijuana? Can a bank do business with a grower?

23

Dec

7 easy ways to be more productiveFrom at-your-desk jam sessions to setting aside emails while on a deadline, here are some ways to make your day at the office a little smoother.

7 easy ways to be more productive
From at-your-desk jam sessions to setting aside emails while on a deadline, here are some ways to make your day at the office a little smoother.

11

Dec

Companies support nap time for their workersA 20-minute kip can improve mood, recharge energy and increase productivity.

Companies support nap time for their workers
A 20-minute kip can improve mood, recharge energy and increase productivity.

23

Nov

Does religion make people work harder?Researchers recommend that human resource departments create the space for spirituality at work by setting up affinity groups and meditation rooms.

Does religion make people work harder?
Researchers recommend that human resource departments create the space for spirituality at work by setting up affinity groups and meditation rooms.

01

Nov

Sriracha: How a Vietnamese refugee made a hot-sauce fortuneA city lawsuit over fumes emanating from the chili sauce factory draws attention to the man who just couldn’t find a sauce that he liked — so he made his own.

Sriracha: How a Vietnamese refugee made a hot-sauce fortune
A city lawsuit over fumes emanating from the chili sauce factory draws attention to the man who just couldn’t find a sauce that he liked — so he made his own.

18

Oct

When business unplugs from the grid, can utilities survive?From Ikea to Walmart, corporations are increasingly interested in generating their own power. Where does that leave utilities?

When business unplugs from the grid, can utilities survive?
From Ikea to Walmart, corporations are increasingly interested in generating their own power. Where does that leave utilities?

10

Oct

How haunted houses became a monster industryIn their seasonal 30- to 45-day runs, some of these spooky attractions are expected to generate more than $1 billion in revenue.

How haunted houses became a monster industry
In their seasonal 30- to 45-day runs, some of these spooky attractions are expected to generate more than $1 billion in revenue.

08

Oct

Robinson Crusoe revisited: Man to run business from deserted island for 40 daysWho needs the rat race when you can work from paradise?

Robinson Crusoe revisited: Man to run business from deserted island for 40 days
Who needs the rat race when you can work from paradise?

25

Sep

30-second ads getting leaner, greenerEcoSet works with advertising productions to reduce waste, ‘redefine trash’ and donate leftovers to nonprofits.

30-second ads getting leaner, greener
EcoSet works with advertising productions to reduce waste, ‘redefine trash’ and donate leftovers to nonprofits.

11

Sep

Test your cluck with a chicken rental serviceA Pennsylvania couple launch a chicken rental service that provides hen-curious customers with egg-laying loaners to ‘test drive.’ Think about it: Omelettes galore with zero buyer’s remorse!

Test your cluck with a chicken rental service
A Pennsylvania couple launch a chicken rental service that provides hen-curious customers with egg-laying loaners to ‘test drive.’ Think about it: Omelettes galore with zero buyer’s remorse!