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Poconos eyes Valley meeting-business

They see the growth in the Lehigh Valley. And they want its business.

Meet the Surfer Stoppers: The movies you are compelled to watch on TV

Support your local movie theater and patronize your local restaurants, taverns and shops.

Basketball and business

The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, known as March Madness, becomes March Gladness for business.

Generation C: Know it, understand it, sell to it

Meet Generation C – the generation that could hold the key to the success of your business.

Lunch business tramples 'rights' of breakfast diners at McDonald's

Ever have a hankering for a McDonald's Egg McMuffin for lunch?

Passwords gone wild – and a possible remedy

Users and investors are keen on Google, which rakes in more than $1 million in revenue every 10 minutes.

The volatile business of love

Florists always put the “petal” to the metal for Valentine's Day.

Ranking the months from best to worst; February, of course, is last

IF SOMEONE can successfully argue that February has even one iota of redeeming value, then I'm all ears.

Unhealthy precedent in New York

Govern-mint: All it does is print money and put us further in debt.

Youth would flock to a Facebook alternative

At the crossroads of narcissism and voyeurism you will find Facebook.

James Franklin -- a CEO

James Franklin last week became probably the highest paid public official in Pennsylvania when he was named the new head football coach at Penn State.

How to run a productive -- and fast-moving -- meeting

Few things at work are better than the cancellation of a meeting.

America needs a drill pill

Years ago at Disney's Epcot theme park in Orlando, Fla., I fell asleep on the ride at the Universe of Energy.

Jan. 1, March 12, Aug. 14, Oct. 23 – every day is one of opportunity

“That ship has sailed,” I said years ago to a colleague while lamenting about a missed opportunity.

For the millionaire who has everything …

Shot glasses in the shape of the space shuttle. $29,278.

Changes in store for Super Bowl at New Jersey sports complex

Tighter security. Reduced parking capacity. No tailgating on game day.

Surviving the holidays

Parties. Shopping. Family visits.

JFK was pro-business

Many Baby Boomers have wondered what kind of America we would have today had U.S. President John F. Kennedy not been assassinated 50 years ago this week.

Bitcoin: Hot, hot, hot -- apparently

The bitcoin – a form of digital currency – is surging in value.

Philly newspaper fight: Meanwhile, who is watching the store?

A delicious fight for control of Philadelphia’s newspapers is in court, and it involves two of its owners: Lewis Katz and George Norcross.

The lowest gasoline prices in the nation

Falling gasoline prices are like found money -- you never count on it happening.

Still waiting for a fuel and energy solution

Perhaps as much as anything, the price of fuel and energy – particularly oil – has driven up costs for businesses. For decades, American has been held hostage to the whims of the oil-exporting nations and to the effects of natural...

As the Eagles go, so goes the workforce?

A caller to a sports talk radio show a couple of Mondays ago said he arrived at work early – happy and energized because the Philadelphia Eagles had won the day before to move into first place.

Lower Medicare age to 62 to spark the economy?

I've long held this theory that to stimulate the economy, the government should lower the age of Medicare eligibility to 62.

The science of photo-crashing

It occurs at parties. At family gatherings. At sporting events.

Why would any Pennsylvanian drive to Atlantic City to gamble?

Gambling revenues in Atlantic City have fallen again -- and it's no secret that competition from Pennsylvania casinos is a big reason for the decline.

Take a trip with Pip – back in time

Pip the Mouse, once a symbol of a vibrant Downtown Allentown, is back in a new way, much like the city.

Fantasy football at work: Good or bad?

The National Football League season begins tonight – as do the hopes and dreams of more than 20 million fulltime American workers who play fantasy football.

Two billion endorsements can't be wrong, can they?

Skill endorsements on LinkedIn – the professional online network with almost a quarter-billion members – occur millions of times every day.

Setting our children -- and us? -- on the path toward financial independence

Back to school season is here, and it’s not just an important time for retailers.

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