Best Practices Series

SmartBrief for CFOs

Financial news and best practices

SmartBrief for CFOs

SRA International makes David Keffer permanent CFO

9/18/2014

  • American City Business Journals

Keffer has been the acting CFO since May. Prior to that he served as SRA's corporate controller. Read More

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Engineers at MIT look to build a better space suit

9/18/2014

  • PhysOrg.com

Researchers at MIT are developing technology that could one day enable astronauts to shed their bulky spacesuits for more form-fitting pressurized garments, which allow for significantly greater mobil… Read More

SmartBrief on Leadership

Innovative ideas about leadership and management

SmartBrief on Leadership

Great mentors help proteges find their own way

9/18/2014

  • Leadership Freak blog

Good mentors are humble, hands-off and compassionate in the way they offer advice and criticism, writes Dan Rockwell. "You lose when others feel they need to protect themselves from your 'honesty.' Do… Read More

SmartBrief on Business & Politics

Public policy news from a business perspective

SmartBrief on Business & Politics

House backs Obama's action in Syria

9/18/2014

  • Bloomberg
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The House voted 273-156 in support of President Barack Obama's plan to train and equip Syria's rebels in their fight against the Islamic State. Officials said that Obama would maintain close personal … Read More

SmartBrief on Sales

Insights and advice to help sales leaders

SmartBrief on Sales

Why your salespeople need to embrace collaboration

9/18/2014

  • SalesTrainingConnection.com

Salespeople need to become skilled collaborators to succeed in the world of business-to-business sales, writes Janet Spirer, co-founder of Sales Horizons. Sales team leaders should listen to what othe… Read More

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Obama officials defend climate plan

9/18/2014

  • Bloomberg

White House officials told lawmakers this week that while President Barack Obama's climate initiatives will not, in themselves, halt climate change, they nonetheless constitute an important first step… Read More

SmartBrief on Workforce

Essential reading for HR professionals

SmartBrief on Workforce

Some NYC airport workers go on strike

9/18/2014

  • WCBS-TV (New York)
  • WNYC-AM/FM (New York Public Radio)

About 150 baggage handlers, skycaps and wheelchair attendants at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City went on strike Wednesday over their wages and working conditions. One worker par… Read More

SmartBrief on Your Career

Career tips for young professionals

SmartBrief on Your Career

How a 1960s experiment applies to the workplace

9/18/2014

  • Harvard Business Review online/HBR Blog Network

Researchers in the 1960s performed an experiment known as the "marshmallow test" in which they found that children who could wait before eating a treat were more likely to succeed later in life. Today… Read More

PLI SmartBrief

The latest stories on corporate and business legal issues

PLI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Practising Law Institute

Bill to audit Fed clears House

9/18/2014

  • Hill, The

The U.S. House has approved legislation requiring audits of the Federal Reserve System that Republican backers say will promote transparency in monetary policy. Janet Yellen, head of the central bank,… Read More

Inclusion Solutions

News on diversity and inclusion for the accounting profession

Inclusion Solutions

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

How does your state rank in gender equality?

9/8/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

A study by the personal finance site WalletHub ranked states on gender equality. The rankings are based on gender and income data from the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics and other sources. Read More