Charlie Herman

Business and Culture Editor

Charlie Herman appears in the following:

Get Credit for Your Ideas (Instead of Fuming at Your Desk)

Thursday, April 28, 2016

People take credit for all sort of things they didn’t do. Sometimes it’s intentional; sometimes it's not. Either way, it’s really annoying. What do you do when it happens to you?

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Theranos Tested

Friday, April 22, 2016

The billion-dollar, blood testing company is under federal investigation.

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The New York Primary: Where Politicians and Wall Street Collide

Friday, April 15, 2016

In an unlikely turn of events, New York's primary matters. So what happens when campaigns that bash bankers and "big money" come to Wall Street's home turf?


How to Give a Work Reference (and When Not To)

Thursday, April 14, 2016

It might be trickier than you think. Here are some steps you should take before saying “yes" to someone asking you to be a reference for a job.

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The Economy in 2016, Illuminated

Friday, April 08, 2016

The Takeaway's John Hockenberry joins host Charlie Herman to digest a week's worth of conversations about the global economy.

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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?


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.


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. 


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?