Patrick L. Hughes, owner and managing member of Hughes Group, LLC, of Lakewood, Wash., was named national Minority Small Business Person of the Year during the 28th annual National Minority Enterprise Development Week conference in Washington, D.C.
"We are honoring the Hughes Group today for its extraordinary commitment to excellence
You're a great cook. You've always dreamed of opening your own café or catering business. And in an economy that has left so many of us downsized and dirt poor, turning your delicious gumbo into tasty greenbacks looks like an easy and fun way to weather the storm. So what's the catch?
Federal Reserve will buy government debt on a small scale. Will that could help nudge down interest rates and stimulate growth?
Forty have joined Bill Gates and Warren Buffett in a pledge to give half their wealth to charity.
What did we learn about surviving a financial crisis and how can we better prepare ourselves for future crisis that are likely to occur?
Pay and performance reviews are merely tools used to intimidate employees, said Samuel Culbert, a professor of management at UCLA and author of "Get Rid of the Performance Review!," published this month. Lawrence Rout, a senior editor at the Wall Street Journal, also contributed to the book.
An exclusive interview with Michael V. Roberts