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HBR: How to get booked as a podcast guest

Podcasts have become a powerful marketing tool and a targeted way to spread your message. Here are four strategies to follow to help you land podcast appearances for yourself.

SunTrust, BB&T still working on new name, CEO Rogers says

The name game is still underway. SunTrust Banks Inc. CEO Bill Rogers says he doesn’t yet know what the name of his company will be after it merges with BB&T Corp. (NYSE: BBT), nor does he know what the name of the Atlanta Braves’ SunTrust Park will be...

Postel out of the running for Florida university president

Former University of Louisville interim President Greg Postel no longer is a candidate to become the next president of the University of South Florida. The final four candidates for the position come from Rutgers, UC Davis and Ole Miss.  As we report...

P&G picks Dick Vitale to make call in March Madness ad

Procter & Gamble Co. is teaming with popular basketball broadcaster Dick Vitale in a new commercial that promotes the role Bounty paper towels can play in watch parties during March Madness. The Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods (NYSE: PG) recr...

Cox Enterprises exploring options for its radio stations

A month after agreeing to sell a majority stake in its TV portfolio, Cox Enterprises Inc. is looking to make a deal for its radio stations. Sources within the company say Atlanta-based Cox is "exploring options" for all of its radio properties. Employ...

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1503, 2019

Wichita State University, Kansas University in top 100 of U.S. News engineering grad schools

March 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Wichita State University, Kansas University in top 100 of U.S. News engineering grad schools

Wichita State University, Kansas University and Kansas State University made the U.S. News and World Report list of top graduate schools for engineering. WSU and KU tied with nine other schools at No. 95 in the country. K-State ranked No. 111. The ...

1503, 2019

UW admissions practices regularly reviewed, UW System president says in wake of national scandal

March 15th, 2019|Comments Off on UW admissions practices regularly reviewed, UW System president says in wake of national scandal

Ray Cross said he believes the University of Wisconsin System takes sufficient steps to prevent bribery in the admissions process in the wake of allegations of a scam surrounding students’ admittance to other schools.  Cross, who is president of the U...

2003, 2019

Meet Group CEO: livestream ‘talent’ to double dating app ‘gift’ sales

March 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Meet Group CEO: livestream ‘talent’ to double dating app ‘gift’ sales

Meet Group CEO Geoff Cook spoke at an investor conference Tuesday, outlining their plan to double dating app video livestream revenue in 2019 and what they look for in acquisitions.

2003, 2019

SunTrust, BB&T still working on new name, CEO Rogers says

March 20th, 2019|Comments Off on SunTrust, BB&T still working on new name, CEO Rogers says

The name game is still underway. SunTrust Banks Inc. CEO Bill Rogers says he doesn’t yet know what the name of his company will be after it merges with BB&T Corp. (NYSE: BBT), nor does he know what the name of the Atlanta Braves’ SunTrust Park will be...

Health

Jury finds Bayer’s Roundup as factor in cancer case

March 20th, 2019|

A federal jury in San Francisco ruled Tuesday that the weedkiller Roundup, a product developed by Monsanto that was acquired by Bayer, played a significant role in a man’s cancer.  Edwin Hardeman, a California resident, used the weedkiller in his yard...

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Atlanta’s first ‘smart neighborhood’ moves forward on the Westside

Atlanta's first "smart neighborhood," a development of Georgia Power and PulteGroup, is moving forward in construction efforts, and added four new partners to the project. Located in Atlanta's upper Westside, plans are moving along for a 46-townhouse ...

By | March 20th, 2019|Categories: Technology|

Meet Group CEO: livestream ‘talent’ to double dating app ‘gift’ sales

Meet Group CEO Geoff Cook spoke at an investor conference Tuesday, outlining their plan to double dating app video livestream revenue in 2019 and what they look for in acquisitions.

By | March 20th, 2019|Categories: Technology|

SunTrust, BB&T still working on new name, CEO Rogers says

The name game is still underway. SunTrust Banks Inc. CEO Bill Rogers says he doesn’t yet know what the name of his company will be after it merges with BB&T Corp. (NYSE: BBT), nor does he know what the name of the Atlanta Braves’ SunTrust Park will be...

By | March 20th, 2019|Categories: Economics|

Executive Pursuits: Springtime fishing brings questions, answers

It's the first day of spring. Time to gather your fishing gear, go to the library or bookstore, and prepare to collect your thoughts. Even if you don’t catch what you are looking for, you’ll still be glad you made the trip.

By | March 20th, 2019|Categories: Education|