Intellectual Property: A Revenue Stream that Keeps on Streaming

Let's take IBM as an example. IBM Corporation maintains one of the world's most vigorous patent filing operations, and actively licenses its 40,000-plus active patents to other companies. Although other corporations around the world...

The History Of Solar Power

With the recent rise in energy costs many people have been looking to alternative sources of energy. One of the greatest energy sources (our sun) is readily available for the taking. We just need...

What Sectors Make up the Non-Profit Industry?

Health Services Health care is the largest sector within the nonprofit industry in terms of economic value and employment. Nonprofit health care comprises up to half of all nonprofit revenue and employment, and it has the...

Things I Wish I had Known before Moving to Europe to Work

An understanding of immigration laws, banking, taxes and other bureaucratic issues can be vital to a smooth transition abroad. 1. Check the immigration laws when you arrive. Some places don't require Americans to have an...

Frequently Asked Questions About the CIA

Ever wonder whether James Bond is based on real-life secret agents? What does the CIA do? Our primary mission is to collect, analyze, evaluate, and disseminate foreign intelligence to assist the President and senior US Government...

Three Keys to Crafting Successful Print Ads

Want to create print ads that get results? Below are three keys to get you started. 1. Write for the eye. Print ads are visual. Therefore, craft ads with the eye in mind. Eyes are...

Offshore Oil Rig Jobs Can be Tough, But Very Rewarding

While many of the offshore oil rig jobs are physical in nature, many of the rig companies go out of their way to make sure your time spent onboard is an enjoyable one. For...

Consulting: Expanding the Definition

In my book Anyone Can Consult!, it has been brought to my attention that I use the masculine pronoun "He" in my writing. That's because it was traditionally a male dominated industry, but that...

Marketing Lessons from Ben and Jerry

Many years ago, I lived in Vermont when a new home-made ice cream store opened its doors. The ice cream stand, located in Burlington, was in a gas station that had long ago been abandoned....

Major Employers in the Healthcare Industry

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 11.3 million Americans are employed in some aspect of health care, and approximately 14 percent of all wage and salary jobs created in the last...

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