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Jack Markowitz Columns

Markowitz: Always look on bright side of a crisis

By Jack Markowitz
Business people could take a leaf from Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who once advised never to let a crisis go to waste. His sense was political, but the formula fits any opportunity in business or the economy. Take the demographic ...

John Browne Columns

Fed may be biased on inflation

By John Browne
The Federal Reserve’s next move on interest rates will depend on policymakers’ views on progress toward their dual mandate of maximum employment and keeping inflation in check. The Fed’s comfort level for inflation is 2 percent. But inflation has been ...

Chris Posti Columns

Great coaches make best work managers

By Chris Posti
Recently, I was coaching a client on how to give feedback to one of his employees who had not been performing to expectations. While the manager and I role-played ways he could deliver feedback to his employee, it occurred to ...

John Dorfman Columns

Dorfman: Apple, Gilead and Hibbett display growth, value

By John Dorfman
In the stock market, growth managers and value managers often see themselves as warring camps. Value managers look for cheap stocks. Growth managers look for rapidly rising earnings. Yet many of the best picks made by managers in either ...

Kim Komando Columns

Get your Windows 10 upgrade

By Tribune-Review
Question: I hate Windows 7. I’m really looking forward to the Windows 10. When will I be able to upgrade? Answer: While Windows 10 is launching July 29, very few people are going to actually get the upgrade that ...

Andrea Kay Columns

Kay: It’s never too late to find your voice

By Andrea Kay
Editor’s note: This is Andrea Kay’s last column. I had an audacious idea in 1987. Out of all the billions of people on planet Earth, I decided that I would be the one to have my very own ...