Eliyohu Mintz

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The One Thing That Makes Companies Successful

October 10, 2016

This week’s article, “The Man Who Ran Yum! Brands for 14 Years Has a Simple Way to Judge a Company” is based on the need to help employees feel appreciated in their work, which re-energizes the work place as a result. Of course, recognition is vital for company morale and success, but only if it is […]


Brazil’s finance minister jokes about job security

October 6, 2016

Brazilian President Rousseff impeached After a slew of resignations and a presidential impeachment this year, Brazil’s new leaders know no job is guaranteed. “I am there for five months already — it’s a long time in Brazil,” the country’s finance minister, Henrique Meirelles, said jokingly — sort of — to CNN’s Richard Quest on Thursday, […]


I survived: How many Americans feel these days

October 6, 2016

Do trade deals leave U.S. workers behind? When Monica Valerio sold her house in the Bay Area last month, a huge weight lifted off her shoulders. For Valerio, it was a sign that she had survived the harsh U.S. recession and its after effects.


Americans like their jobs, but worry about keeping them

October 6, 2016

Technology is replacing jobs. Are you ready? Americans generally enjoy what they do for a living, but they are concerned about diminishing job security. So finds a new report from the Pew Research Center, in association with the Markle Foundation. The study looked at how the shifting economic landscape is reshaping work and society. The […]


Is anyone worried about America’s $19 trillion debt?

October 6, 2016

Clinton or Trump? I’m voting for the lesser of two evils Virgil Kahl believes America is in “breathtaking” danger: It’s deeply in debt. For Kahl, a voter in the critical swing state of Pennsylvania, America’s $19 trillion hole is the decisive issue of the election.


Working class white men make less than they did in 1996

October 5, 2016

How the economy left these Americans behind No wonder they are frustrated. Working class white men saw their income drop 9% between 1996 and 2014, according to a new report from Sentier Research. This group, who Sentier defines as having only a high school diploma, earned only $36,787, on average, in 2014, down from $40,362 […]

The Buzz — Investment and Stock Market News

October 5, 2016

The Buzz — Investment and Stock Market News All Markets and Investing News all the time 2016-10-03T12:17:02Z http://buzz.money.cnn.com/feed/atom/ WordPress.com Paul R. La Monica http://money.cnn.com/ http://buzz.money.cnn.com/?p=16352 2014-11-15T14:36:40Z 2014-11-15T13:00:37Z The rift between Taylor Swift and Spotify shows just how tough the music business is right now. Streaming songs for a small cut just isn’t as lucrative as […]

What Makes a Great Company Culture

October 5, 2016

This week’s article from Forbes magazine, “What Makes a Great Culture– and Why Do People Care?” is simply based on recognizing what makes employees happy. Knowing what leads them to perform to the best of their ability will ultimately lead to a boost in office moral. I believe verbal thank you’s and similar forms of appreciation are […]

5 Ways to Motivate Your Work Force

September 29, 2016

This week I read the article 5 Ways to Motivate Your Workforce by Enterprise Innovation. the article highlights some great ideas, all of which can motivate an employee to perform at the top of their game. While these are useful tips, I believe motivating employees are ultimately up to their receptiveness to your motivational efforts. An employee needs to be equally […]


The wonders of deep space: Scientists are on the hunt for alien molecules

January 1, 2016

Something strange was hiding in the Horsehead. The nebula, named for its stallionlike silhouette, is a towering cloud of dust and gas 1,500 light-years from Earth where new stars are continually born. It is one of the most recognizable celestial objects, and scientists have studied it intensely. But in 2011 astronomers from the Institute of […]