Apple’s problem: too much cash?

Most small businesses wish they could have the problems of Apple Inc. The CEO of the world's largest technology corporation is just sitting on too much cash, to the tune of $137 billion.

Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Four ways to breathe new life into dying projects

Summer is a perfect time of year to reflect on the current state of all the key projects that were approved in January. At this stage, you and your management team should have

Published on: July 12th, 2010 Ron Ponce

4 tips to beat info overload

How many emails do you find in your inbox everyday? How often does your BlackBerry or iPhone vibrate with that urgent call? Have you opened that PDF of the latest stats from production

Published on: May 11th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Information overload overwhelms nearly half of Canadian execs

Daily corporate correspondence, e-mail, voicemail, SMS messages, online video, business stats and graphs -- the typical Canadian executive is deluged by a sea of information, according to recent survey.Quite often this avalanche of

Published on: May 11th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Don’t play the blame game when a tech project fails

If you've spent more than a few weeks in IT, you've probably noticed that things don't always go as planned. Few projects come out as initially conceived -- delivered on time and within

Published on: March 17th, 2010 Paul Glen

Learn handy leadership lessons from ‘Undercover Boss’

With the Olympic fanfare over, I finally had the chance to watch Undercover Boss, CBS's (CBS) new reality TV show about corporate executives who go undercover to observe first-hand what's happening on the

Published on: March 8th, 2010 Meridith Levinson

Microsoft calls its executive’s Mac remark ‘uninformed’ and ‘inaccurate’

Microsoft Corp. yesterday disowned a company executive who said his company's Windows 7 was inspired by Apple Inc.'s Mac operating system, calling his comments "uninformed" and "inaccurate."In an interview published Tuesday, Simon Aldous,

Published on: November 13th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

How to lose your job and alienate coworkers

A plunging stock market, crumbling budgets, layoffs and restructurings: So much of today's news is bad, so much of it can adversely affect your career, and so much of it is maddeningly beyond

Published on: April 14th, 2009 Mary K. Pratt