Charlie Herman

Business and Culture Editor

Charlie Herman appears in the following:

How to Keep People Awake During Meetings

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Most presentations are painfully mediocre. Here's what we're doing wrong.

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Robots May Drive Bigger Wedge Between Rich and Poor

Friday, May 22, 2015

The 21st century machine is presenting new economic challenges.

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Tearing Down Brooklyn Brownstones to Grow the Economy

Friday, May 15, 2015

Economists found if New York, San Francisco and San Jose rezoned to allow for bigger buildings, the U.S. economy could increase by nearly 10 percent.

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When You Can't Stand Your Coworkers, and You're the Boss

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Your instinct might be to ignore them, but that's not going to work. There are ways to get along, and it might be tough for you to do, but the results will be worth it.

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How One Man Can Crash the Stock Market

Friday, May 08, 2015

It's been five years since the "flash crash" when the Dow Jones dropped more than 1,000 points. And regulators are still figuring out why.

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Why CEOs Run for President

Friday, May 01, 2015

Carly Fiorina, former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, is expected to announce she's joining the race. Why do business leaders believe they are uniquely qualified to run the country?  

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A Second Chance to Fix a Bad First Impression

Thursday, April 30, 2015

If you've put your worst foot forward the first time you meet someone, all is not lost. When it's loathe at first site, there's still hope for a rebound.


Bankers' Misbehavior Might be a Matter of Culture

Friday, April 24, 2015

Deutsche Bank joins the ranks of banks punished for manipulating interest rates. A new study suggests Wall Street culture might be to blame.

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There's A Right Way To Play Office Politics

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Politics are inevitable at work. Put two people in a room together, and boom, it's gonna happen. And that's a good thing.


The Strong Dollar Isn't All It's Cracked Up to Be

Friday, April 10, 2015

The current euro-to-dollar exchange rate is great for shopping sprees abroad, but at home, a valuable U.S. dollar might be bad for business.

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Why Walmart Fought for LGBT Rights

Friday, April 03, 2015

CEOs from Fortune 500 companies were among the first to denounce recent religious freedom laws.


Trading Pantsuits for Hoodies

Friday, March 27, 2015

A move by Wall Street's top female executive for a job at Google could mean finance isn't the biggest game in town anymore.


Look Who's Talking! Wall Street Reflects on the Financial Crisis

Friday, March 20, 2015

More than six years later, Wall Street CEOs are reflecting on what happened. But not the ones who made millions even as their companies collapsed.


Stop Stressing, Get Happy, and Watch Your Work Performance Turn Around

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Frustrated, stressed out, and full of anxiety? That's no way to be a leader! Here's how to get to a better state of mind at work.


Death, Taxes and Cyberattacks: They're Here to Stay

Friday, March 13, 2015

Companies are looking to protect themselves by taking out insurance plans as cyberspace becomes more vulnerable to attacks.


Taxpayer Subsidy Allows Time Inc. To Slash Jobs

Friday, March 06, 2015

A $7 million state grant kept the publisher of Time and Sports Illustrated from moving to New Jersey. But Time can still cut nearly a third of its workforce.


More Valuable Than The New York Times

Friday, March 06, 2015

Vox Media, BuzzFeed and Vice Media have investors all aflutter. Is this the future of media, or a bubble that might burst?

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What to Do About Your Worst Work Enemy

Thursday, March 05, 2015

It's a breeding ground for hatred and disgust toward your fellow man. It's the workplace, of course. Follow this fool-proof approach to fixing those broken office relationships.

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The Economy's Growing, Your Salary Might Be Next

Friday, February 27, 2015

After years of stagnant wage growth, there are signs that maybe, just maybe, workers might start earning a little more money. Is it for real?


Accusing Banks of Helping Terrorists

Friday, February 20, 2015

A lawsuit filed in federal court in Brooklyn accuses five international banks that did business with Iran of being liable for terror attacks in Iraq that killed Americans.