Archive for April, 2010

The Business of Media

April 30th, 2010 | post a comment

Over the past twenty years, the landscape of broadcast and print journalism has changed dramatically. With the consolidation of media ownership, closing of outlets and wholesale firing of reporters, few sources of unbiased journalism remain. This change preceded the decline of advertising revenue that fueled these media machines and the rise of the dissemination of […]

Mastering the Forces of Change

April 23rd, 2010 | post a comment

This week on Business Matters, we explore the dynamics of change and how to adapt to inevitable personal and organizational change. We’ve brought together two wise guests with vast experience helping individuals and organizations thrive from that great constant of the universe: Change. Listen to the Full Episode | Download MP3 [audio:http://businessmatters.net/episodes/2010/bm-100423.mp3] Margaret Wheatley | […]

The Business of Youth Sports

April 16th, 2010 | post a comment

This week, we explore the marketplace and culture of youth sports. How are adults and our broader national culture of competition impacting childhood development? How can youth sports help kids grow up to be successful? We’ll lay out some of the challenges facing youth sports today and then talk to some innovators in the field […]

Radical Change in the Publishing Industry

April 9th, 2010 | post a comment

The publishing industry is going through a change that many say is as dramatic as the invention of the printing press. Like with the music business, electronic distribution has changed the game. Traditional publishers are trying to hold onto the old ways and the results may not be what they expect. This week, we look […]

How Social Media is Changing the World: Part 2

April 2nd, 2010 | post a comment

Social media has covered the world like a virtual tsunami. Over 400 million Facebook users, millions of bloggers and 80 million Twitter accounts. Growth of these on-line communities continues with no end in site. This week we explore how the new world of transparency and connectivity affects how we think of ourselves, our relationships and […]

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