By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter
Some of the most phenomenal young people were in London recently. They are superior athletes who have been laser focused on their sport, some since they were barely old enough to walk. While they have all truly earned a gold medal for the discipline necessary to take this world... Read More »
By Heather Huhman
With the 2012 Summer Olympics in full swing, we're fascinated by stories of individuals who have the vigor and dedication to truly excel at their passions worldwide. It's a likely story for Olympic athletes, but what about us common folk who are working to excel at our decidedly less flashy... Read More »
By Vickie Elmer
The Summer Olympics, with opening ceremonies July 27 in London, bring us critical lessons on how to prepare for success. Many of the swimmers, tennis players and other athletes will have spent countless hours, days and years in training and preparation for a competition that will be over in... Read More »
By Yuri Kageyama
TOKYO (AP) -- Former Olympus Corp. Chief Executive Michael Woodford will receive 10 million pounds (1.2 billion yen, $15.4 million) in a settlement over his dismissal from the Japanese camera and medical equipment maker. Olympus also announced it will cut nearly 3,000 jobs. Read More »
May 25 (Reuters) - The former head of digital banking fraud and security at state-backed Lloyds Banking Group has been charged with defrauding her employer by submitting close to 2.5 million pounds ($3.9 million) worth of false expense claims. Read More »
The famous Depression-era photo taken by Charles C. Ebbets in 1932, which features construction workers sitting on a steel girder high above the Manhattan skyline, has been recreated -- only this time using London as a backdrop.
Photographer Michael Crompton took the photo last year, while he was working on... Read More »
Every so often a bit of news surfaces that makes the mind wobble -- such as this one: A new survey from the U.K. finds that Monday is the most miserable day of the week for workers. Well, duh.
As anyone who works a typical workweek can tell you, it can be a bit tough to get up and get going on any Monday.... Read More »