Archives for March 2015

Texas Slot Machines Ring Up Big Business in a Legal Gray Area – New York Times

An eight-liner slot machine parlor operating just outside Sullivan City, Tex. Despite laws saying otherwise, casinos thrive throughout the state.By MANNY FERNANDEZMarch 31, 2015SULLIVAN CITY, Tex. — Casino gambling with cash payoffs is illegal in Texas. But on a drizzly Tuesday afternoon in February, you could not tell it by the scene inside a former tire shop ...

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Defining Strategy, Implementation, and Execution – blogs.hbr.org (blog)

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It is striking how much confusion there is between strategy, implementation, and execution. Is “strategy” a matter of making choices about where we want to go, where we play and how we win, of setting goals and actions, about how we create and capture economic value over time? Does it include creating solutions to unforeseen ...

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Campaign Finance Complaints Filed Against 4 Presidential Hopefuls – New York Times

Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin at an event in Charleston, S.C., on March 20.By ERIC LICHTBLAUMarch 31, 2015WASHINGTON — For months, White House hopefuls from both parties have been raising millions in unlimited contributions at upscale fund-raisers from Manhattan to Palm Springs, Calif. — all without officially declaring themselves candidates and becoming subject to federal caps on ...

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7 Tools That Guarantee Great Project Management – Small Business Trends

You can accomplish amazing things in business when you have the right tools, both technological and social. This is especially true for managing company projects. With some great tools in your arsenal, such as those that follow, you should be able to address all your project management needs. Do you have all seven of these? Project Management Software Thanks ...

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Michael Angelakis to Step Down as Comcast Finance Officer – New York Times

By EMILY STEELMarch 31, 2015Michael J. Angelakis, who helped steer Comcast through its acquisition of NBCUniversal and also was instrumental in the attempt to take over Time Warner Cable, is leaving his post as chief financial officer to lead a new Comcast-backed company focused on making strategic investments. The unexpected management shake-up was announced on Tuesday, and Comcast ...

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Britain's Alternative Finance Market – Just Too Confusing? – Forbes

Are Britain’s small businesses facing a surfeit of choice when it comes to choosing an alternative finance provider? A survey published this week by crowdfunding aggregation platform, the Funding Centre suggests that might well be the case. After conducting its own trawl of the internet and also drawing on information provided by sister site Alt Fi ...

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Michael Angelakis Steps Down as Comcast Finance Officer – New York Times

By EMILY STEELMarch 31, 2015Michael J. Angelakis, who helped steer Comcast through its acquisition of NBCUniversal and also was instrumental in the attempt to take over Time Warner Cable, is leaving his post as chief financial officer to lead a new Comcast-backed company focused on making strategic investments. The unexpected management shake-up was announced on Tuesday, and Comcast ...

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Britain's Alternative Finance Market – Just Too Confusing? – Forbes

Are Britain’s small businesses facing a surfeit of choice when it comes to choosing an alternative finance provider? A survey published this week by crowdfunding aggregation platform, the Funding Centre suggests that might well be the case. After conducting its own trawl of the internet and also drawing on information provided by sister site Alt Fi ...

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Britain's Alternative Finance Market – Just Too Confusing? – Forbes

Are Britain’s small businesses facing a surfeit of choice when it comes to choosing an alternative finance provider? A survey published this week by crowdfunding aggregation platform, the Funding Centre suggests that might well be the case. After conducting its own trawl of the internet and also drawing on information provided by sister site Alt Fi ...

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Britain's Alternative Finance Market – Just Too Confusing? – Forbes

Are Britain’s small businesses facing a surfeit of choice when it comes to choosing an alternative finance provider? A survey published this week by crowdfunding aggregation platform, the Funding Centre suggests that might well be the case. After conducting its own trawl of the internet and also drawing on information provided by sister site Alt Fi ...

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