EBay to Spin Off PayPal Into a Separate Company in 2015

EBay to Spin Off PayPal Into a Separate Company in 2015

EBay has announced a plan to split its PayPal business into a separate, publicly traded company in 2015.
The move has been advocated for some time by minority shareholder Carl Icahn, though his January 2014 proposal for the spinoff failed in April. Icahn, known for his willingness to make big bets on companies and publicly push for new strategies, had argued that making PayPal a public company would raise needed capital and help it compete in the increasingly crowded digital payments industry.See Original Article

Good, Better or Best?

By Lisa D. Jenkins How do you invite customer feedback on the products or service you offer? Whether it’s through an online form, a digital survey or a personal conversation, the way you frame the request for feedback can affect the way your customer answers you — and the quality of the feedback you receive. A story about food … and feedback. It’s no secret I’m a foodie. I’m always on the lookout for new experiences with food and drink, so when I noticed a relatively new restaurant had opSee Original Article

6 Fun Ways to Start a Business and Save the Planet, Too

By Diana Gomez Saving the planet has to happen organically, one individual at a time. As an entrepreneur, you have the world at your fingertips to do as you please. The decision to start your own online business is alone a huge step in the eco-friendly direction. Think of the good you’ll do by staying at home and off the road, for instance. Fewer overhead costs also means less energy used. You’re the boss, so you have the right to decide that you’ll recycle daily or send vendorSee Original Article

Five things you need to reach your goals

How do you climb a mountain? With planning and persistence. One step at a time. Ascending to the summit takes time, but that’s a detail that we tend to forget when we are scaling our own personal mountains, be they building a business, overcoming a habit or learning a new skill. The desire for instant gratification explains why the diet pill industry is booming. But we all know, deep in our heart of hearts, that lasting change takes time, effort and diligence. When we’re ready foSee Original Article

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