Tag: companies

The Cost of Taking a Stand

(Source: hbr.org) What happens when CEOs speak out on hot-button issues or even directly rebuke the president of the United States? Do their companies suffer sustained backlashes? Damaging boycotts? Or do customers — new and existing — embrace their brands enthusiastically? Stock price is one metric for evaluating […]

Portland Is the Next Big Startup Scene. These Are the Names and Places to Know

(Source: http://www.inc.com) Portland, Oregon has become one of America’s hottest destinations for entrepreneurs–thanks in part to its vibrant startup scene. Here’s a guide for navigating who to know and what to see in the highly caffeinated Pacific Northwest city. Talent Pipeline Co-founded by Nike veteran Ellen Schmidt-Devlin, the University of Oregon’s 18-month sports […]