Transit, with MARTA
Payson Schwin contributes to this week’s MARTA Challenge with an entry on easing rush hour travel. By extending the Blue Line Train’s final eastbound destination from Candler Park to Indian Creek during peak times, MARTA could improve customer satisfaction and productivity.
Health Care Practice, with VeinInnovations
Our lives are often defined by habits. Depending on what those habits are, this could either be a good or a bad thing. As powerful as established habits are, we can change our ways if we want to, use good techniques, and go slow.
Home Mortgages, with Southeast Mortgage
The housing market creates a ripple effect through the economy and other industries. The lack of construction right now could be in part due to the need for the employment rate to go up – and whether or not the growing workforce will move at the same pace of needed construction.
Robinson College of Business
LinkedIn is far and away the best tool to connect business professionals. It’s the bare bones of business backgrounds without the social hazards of Twitter and Facebook. But in this ever changing networking world, there are a few key points to keep in mind when using LinkedIn.
In such a dynamic marketplace of ideas, it can be challenging for an enterprise to ground itself strategically. Howard Lalli discusses how the best way to make sustainability happen is to do things that people like.
Global Health, with MAP International
Monday’s Atlanta Summit on Global Health and Hunger yielded a bold prediction by Duluth-based AGCO’s G. Eric Raby, vice-president of global marketing and commercial development: Africa will become a net exporter of food to the rest of the world.
Regional Issues Forum, with the Metro Atlanta Chamber
“We need more jobs and growth.” Andrew Staines, First Secretary for Trade and Business Policy in the British embassy to the U.S., explains his view on this simple conclusion from the annual Europe Day celebration luncheon sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Atlanta.
Public Relations, with Schroder PR
Why won’t journalists return your calls? Jan Schroder can tell you why. Using her experience in both PR and journalism, Jan explains the reality of the pitching world and describes the best ways to go about having your pitch heard.