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Charlie Herman

Business and Culture Editor

Charlie Herman appears in the following:

The $15 Minimum Wage Increase Is a Victory for New York Workers — Sort Of

Friday, April 01, 2016

Minimum wage workers in New York City will see their pay rise to $15 an hour by the end of 2018. But outside of the city, the increase will be much slower.

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What About My Points? Marriott Poised to Buy Starwood

Friday, April 01, 2016

Now that the Chinese insurance company, Anbang, walked away from its top bid for the hotel chain, Marriott has the highest (and only) offer. What happens next?

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Casting on Broadway, and the Case of Hamilton

Thursday, March 31, 2016

The Broadway musical Hamilton is facing backlash over a casting call seeking "non-white" performers.

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Knocking Out the Office Bully

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Understanding the office bully's motivations and the context of their actions, will help give you insight into how best to respond.

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Cuba: The Race Is On

Friday, March 25, 2016

President Obama traveled to Cuba this week, the first visit by a U.S. President since 1928. What did his trip accomplish?

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Rise and Fall of Valeant

Friday, March 18, 2016

The pharmaceutical company has gone from Wall Street darling to complete disaster. 

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Why Brainstorming Rarely Works

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Contrary to popular belief, brainstorming sessions are not effective. But there are ways to find inventive and new ideas as a group.

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Trump, Sanders Criticize Free Trade and Voters Agree

Friday, March 11, 2016

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are tapping into voter angst about getting the short end of the stick when it comes jobs and wages in global free trade deals.

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Populism, It's Not Just American Anymore

Friday, March 04, 2016

Britons are also expressing frustrations over immigration, the economy, and their elected leaders. The outcome there could have significant repercussions for Europe (and the U.S.).

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Co-Workers Drive You Crazy? It Might Be You

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Managing workers you don't like can unleash your dark side. But there's a way to take advantage of that scenario without getting unhinged. Hint: It starts with a change in you.

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Kicking the Tires at Yahoo

Friday, February 26, 2016

It's losing money, laying off staff and now it's exploring "strategic alternatives." Is this the end of the line for CEO Marissa Mayer's plans to turn Yahoo around?

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American Icons: Migrant Mother

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Dorothea Lange’s photo of a mother and her children became the iconic image of the Great Depression. But both Lange and the woman in the photo came to wish she hadn’t taken it.

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Taking Care of Business, Without Justice Scalia on the Bench

Friday, February 19, 2016

On Saturday, news broke that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died. In his absence, the Court will still have to rule on several cases this year that directly impact U.S. business.

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The Art of Having a Good Meeting

Thursday, February 18, 2016

So many meetings, so little attention span. A how-to guide to help make the meetings you attend or lead worth your time.

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Bad Week on Wall Street: Stocks, Oil, And New Hampshire

Friday, February 12, 2016

Candidates like Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are gaining traction in the presidential election without the help of Wall Street. Is that worrying the Masters of the Universe?

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To Thine Own Self, Don't Always Be True

Thursday, February 04, 2016

We've been told that to get to succeed at work, we just need to be our "authentic" selves. But sometimes, being ourselves can end up doing more harm than good. 

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The Economics Behind Bundy's Militia

Friday, January 29, 2016

The takeover of an Oregon Wildlife Refuge has been in the news a lot lately. But it's the economics at play in the conflict that are providing new insight into the American economy.

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Paying the Ultimate Price for Online Tickets

Friday, January 22, 2016

It's become near impossible to buy tickets to any of the hottest concerts or shows at face value. But lurking behind the bots and scalpers, there may be hope for the average consumer.

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Keeping Your Cool at Work

Thursday, January 21, 2016

There are lots of triggers in and around the office because, well, it's the office. But instead of getting mad and lashing out, here are some ways to keep calm and carry on. 

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The Oil Price Plunge And You

Friday, January 15, 2016

Heating your home is going to cost a lot less this winter, and it's not just because of the mild weather. You can thank low oil prices. But is that good news for the global economy?

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