Dog Rescue Stories: Gramma Penny Pickles is 20 Years Young!

Penny Pickles is a hairless Chinese Crested who we rescued in 2012, when she was about 16 years old. She had been with a rescue (Chinese Crested Club of the Potomac), with a foster family for a year and before that, she was rescued from a shelter. We believe, based on her behavior, that she…

With US absent, Wang Qishan will seek to make China’s case at Davos

There will be no US delegation, French president or British prime minister at Davos next week, but analysts say that will not make Chinese “firefighter” Wang Qishan’s task – delivering Beijing’s message to the world’s political and business elite – any easier. The White House on Thursday cancelled its ministerial-level delegation’s trip to the World…

10 Tips For Rising Above The Crowd In Your Business

Everyone knows that that startups are risky, but they also expect that the job will be exciting and potentially very lucrative (think early employees at Facebook and Google). Yet we have all heard stories about the high turnover, unstructured work environment, lower base pay, and unpredictable expectations from the top. Assuming you are lucky enough…