| Jul 21, 2014
In violation of my long-standing "only watch TV" rule, I read an article recently about how Zappos is adopting a management structure known as holacracy.
I was hoping this structure somehow involved holograms, which would be awesome, but instead it's...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 3:15 PM
The Connecticut landscape has dramatically changed over the 250 years since The Hartford Courant was founded. Once covered mostly with farms, forests and small agricultural villages, today, our landscape is suburban subdivisions, strip malls, office...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:52 PM
A civilisation that used to lead the world is in ruins--and only the locals can rebuild it
A THOUSAND years ago, the great cities of Baghdad, Damascus and Cairo took turns to race ahead of the Western world. Islam and innovation were twins. The...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:58 PM
The wealthiest cities in Broward County are reclaiming their housing values the fastest.
The cities with the five highest median household incomes — Parkland, Southwest Ranches, Weston, Cooper City and Lighthouse Point — all are among the...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Improved property value forecasts may ease Palm Beach County government's budget squeeze, according to estimates released Thursday.
Palm Beach County's taxable property values are going up about 7.4 percent this year to $139.5 billion. That's better...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Broward County property values exceeded expectations this year, rising 7.2 percent, another sign of the rebounding real estate market.
Broward Property Appraiser Lori Parrish released the annual tax roll Friday, posting the third straight increase after...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Jason Arison, the chairman and CEO of the Ted Arison Family Foundation (which has a presence in Miami), was co-chair of the 2014 Jewish Funders Network (JFN) International Conference this March and appreciated the fact that this year's conference took...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Park Ridge's collective property value plummeted almost 18 percent from 2012 to 2013, vexing city officials who said construction activity increased last year. Those same officials said they worried the drop would herald more problems for the troubled...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:11 PM
Oppressive humidity and 90-degree temperatures had heat index values pushing 100 degrees Wednesday afternoon and posed risks of severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail in the afternoon and evening.
The heat index hit 105 degrees by 2 p....
| Jul 7, 2014
| 6:48 AM
If you are driving and realize you have taken a wrong turn, the solution is not to hit the accelerator and go faster. You stop and turn around.
The age of micromanagement and compliance is persecuting schools across America, but nowhere has it been more...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 4:35 PM
In the film "Obvious Child" Jenny Slate plays Donna Stern, a stand-up comedian who specializes in making jokes about her private parts, with the occasional foray into fart humor. She is about to go onstage. Her friend offers her some encouragement: "You...