This World AIDS Day and through the holidays, the (RED) Shopathon is packed with so many exciting ways for people to shop (RED), fight AIDS and save lives. From Amazon.com/RED with spectacular gifts that give back with every purchase, to winnable celebrity experiences … More
Starbucks has an amazing new paid parental leave policy: New parents, whether you’re a biological mother, a biological father, or an adoptive parent — get 12 weeks of paid leave, and if you went through the trauma of childbirth, you … More
The refugee and immigration ban is terrifying, but some corporations are aiding in the resistance. In an open letter in response to President Donald Trump’s immigration ban, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz wrote: We have a long history of hiring young … More
In the midst of Donald Trump suggesting Americans should boycott Starbucks for offering plain red holiday cups instead of Christmas-themed ones, Starbucks went and did something really awesome, and, dare we say it, Christian: Starbucks is offering free college tuition … More
You’re paying for more than a caramel macchiato at Starbucks: You’re helping to pay for a barista’s college tuition. Starbucks announced that the company is working with employees to send them to college online at Arizona State University Online for … More
Each year, McDonalds managers and would-be managers numbering in the thousands spend a week at Hamburger University to take classes in business and strategic management.
That’s right. There’s a brick-and-mortar “college” at the chain’s Illinois headquarters, and courses employees take there can be used toward an associate’s or a bachelor’s degree. More
Starbucks has many intense fans, but even the chain’s most dedicated customers would be lukewarm to the idea of going nowhere else for food and drink all year. One woman, fittingly named Beautiful Existence, is taking on that challenge, as the Seattle native’s goal for 2013 is to consume only Starbucks for the next twelve months. More
If you’re opening a national newspaper this morning, there’s a chance that you just might see a certain Starbucks advertisement that’s a little different than the rest. It’s really not an advertisement for any product, though the company’s CEO paid for the space. It’s a letter about the future of America.
Howard Schultz, Starbucks’ CEO, is issuing a call-to-arms for businessmen in this country to stop playing partisan politics and start doing what’s necessary to move this country forward. More
Now that’s a lot of caffeine. According to Accounting Principals’ latest Workonomix survey, the average American worker is paying more than $20 a week on coffee, for a yearly average of $1,092. Whereas commuting costs for the average worker come out to around $1,476 per year. And when you consider the volume of your typical coffee drink versus a gallon of gasoline, it looks like we place a higher value on our caffeine fix than we do on the 87 octane in our gas tanks. A Starbucks latte is delicious but it won’t get you very far on a thruway. More
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In the new film Moneyball, released nationwide today, Brad Pitt plays ,Billy Beane, the General Manager of the Oakland Athletics who broke ground when he used engineered statistics to remain competitive in the majors while working with an inferior payroll. The basic premise is that so-called baseball experts had long been using statistics that weren’t actually all that valuable in measuring the success of players, and even more so in scouting young prospects.
The New York Times bestseller by Michael Lewis that the film is based on, got lots of people who weren’t even interested in baseball interested in the Moneyball concept. People began applying the model to other fields, from other pro sports to financial markets and beyond. Let’s look at some other businesses that used what was considered to be flawed logic or at least some very unique logic and changed the way we look at certain industries forever. More
If you have ever had a cup of coffee during work then you NEED to read this. More
If you work as a barista at Starbucks, whatever you do, don’t ask for a stool. It doesn’t matter how short you are, asking for a stool is admitting you’re not cut out for the coffee-making business. More