Commentary

You know entrepreneurism is going upscale when the Wall Street Journal and The Economist are covering it. The Wall Street Journal may have gone decades without writing about a company that wasn't publically owned, and The Economist has long prided itself on being above the fray...

Finance is not comedy, and when it becomes that, the last laugh is on you. When Comedy Central starts sounding more authoritative than CNBC in its sobering observations about how the market got messed up, it's time to change out some of the "talent" and...

In a WTN news item earlier this month, John Rondy was kind enough to credit me with defining "geekonomics" as the discipline of managing innovation as if users actually matter; a willingness to recognize that "better" technology can still fail, utterly, if it's not what...

The Federal Trade Commission recently reported that identity theft complaints increased 20% in 2008 compared to 2007. Reports from Wisconsin residents soared almost 30%. The number one identity theft prevention tip is to protect your Social Security Number.” The FTC, FBI, State of Wisconsin Offices...

As the weak economy rages on and the talent pool becomes considerably larger, many talented job seekers from one industry (especially the financial sector) will most likely broaden their searches to include new fields, writes James E. Challenger of Challenger, Gray & Christmas. Job seekers...