Posted by: Nick Leiber on May 11, 2010
Writing in his Harvard Business Review blog back in April, David Silverman argued that the main problem with PowerPoint is less about the software itself and more that users overload the slides they make with it. In his BW.com column posted today, communications coach Carmine Gallo seconds that notion.
Anne Field, another Bloomberg Businessweek contributor, compiles the media’s top four small-business myths in her recent post on True/Slant. Then, in an unrelated piece on CFO Zone, she digs into small-business lending initiatives by Citigroup, Blackstone, and Goldman Sachs.
The franchising world is watching a court case that challenges the long-held notion that franchisees are independent business people, not employees, the WSJ’s Richard Gibson reports.
Over at Marketplace, Cash Peters examines a handful of products and companies to determine whether or not planned obsolescence is still a problem for consumers.
And if you didn’t see the special report we produced with our partner the not-for-profit Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, be sure to check it out.