Charlie Herman

Business and Culture Editor

Charlie Herman appears in the following:

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.).


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?


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.


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.


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?


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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10 Reasons to Leave Your Cozy Apartment in January

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The "January In NYC 2016" arts festivals are in full swing, with jazz, dance, the French circus, conferences and live performances going on throughout the city all month long. 

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Running Out of Cash in Puerto Rico

Friday, January 08, 2016

The island's governor has been warning for months it can't pay back the billions of dollars it owes. And the solutions being proposed could have ripple effects here on the mainland.


When Your Boss Isn't So Bright

Thursday, January 07, 2016

If you think you're smarter than your boss, your impulse might be to start a coup. Don't! Here's what to do instead.

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The Year Money Wouldn't Sit Still

Friday, December 18, 2015

Interest rates rise, oil prices plunge, stocks swoon in China, and then, all those mergers that'll go down in the record books. Here's a look at the year in business and what's to come.


Take Back The Night from Email

Thursday, December 17, 2015

If late night email is taking over your life, there are ways to reclaim your off-time.


How ISIS Makes Money

Friday, December 11, 2015

A combination of oil and gas, taxes, confiscations and antiquities keep ISIS running. Trying to defeat the militants economically may be difficult.