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How to Lose $5 Billion

How to Lose $5 Billion 

Source: Economist

In 1753 the British Crown appointed Benjamin Franklin postmaster of its American colonies. He brought in new accounting methods, established the penny post, arranged for mail to be carried day and night and introduced newspaper delivery for a small fee. By 1760, the post office in North America turned a profit for the first time. The Crown eventually dismissed the canny postmaster for his revolutionary activities. Today, the United States Postal Service (USPS) badly needs something similar. On November 13th it reported a net loss of $5.1 billion in the 2015 fiscal year.

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Why soccer’s Alex Morgan can have Kaka-level impact on Orlando

Why soccer’s Alex Morgan can have Kaka-level impact on Orlando

By: Richard Bilbao

Source: Orlando Business Journal

The name Alex Morgan has a lot of clout and super stardom in the soccer world, so don’t be surprised if you soon see a wave of excitement build in Orlando similar to when Orlando City Soccer Club’s Kaka arrived in the City Beautiful last year.

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Breast cancer: ‘It’s like a sorority of women you’d never ask anyone to join’

Breast cancer: ‘It’s like a sorority of women you’d never ask anyone to join’

By: Rachel Williams

Source: Orlando Business Journal 

One in eight women in the U.S. are estimated to be diagnosed with breast cancer over the course of their lifetime. That means in Orlando alone, of the estimated 135,000 women in the city, more than 15,000 will be diagnosed at some point.

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