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Five Lessons From The Brazil 2014 World Cup For Business Leaders – Forbes

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Five Lessons From The Brazil 2014 World Cup For Business Leaders
Forbes
Brazil 2014 is the best soccer World Cup in recent history. The goals are flying in; there's plenty of last-minute action and there have been upsets galore. So can it teach us anything about business and leadership? Here's a tongue-in-cheek effort to ...

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How Airbnb Could Finally Disrupt the Business Travel Market – Forbes

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How Airbnb Could Finally Disrupt the Business Travel Market
Forbes
Like many business travelers, I tend to shy away from booking vacation rentals while out on business. The product experience is varied and unreliable; it takes research and effort to find the right venue, arrange for keys and settle in. There is no ...

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3 Questions You’d Better Answer Before Starting a Business with Your Spouse – TIME

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3 Questions You'd Better Answer Before Starting a Business with Your Spouse
TIME
Make sure you and your partner are in alignment on money, vision and business roles, says entrepreneur Allie Sarto. When people find out that I've been running a company with my husband since I was 24, the reactions are always a mix of shock and wonder ...

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Women, Leadership, Matt Lauer And Taking Over A Family Business: Julie … – Forbes

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Women, Leadership, Matt Lauer And Taking Over A Family Business: Julie ...
Forbes
When Julie Smolyansky was forced to take over her family business at age 27, she faced some very harsh and close criticism. Her father, Michael Smolyansky, suffered a fatal heart attack at age 55, leaving behind a company, Lifeway, a $12 million dairy ...

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Abrams: Welcoming gay customers is good business – Green Bay Press Gazette

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Abrams: Welcoming gay customers is good business
Green Bay Press Gazette
But in Mississippi that simple sentiment has become a rallying cry for small businesses. Companies are going out of their way to make it clear they welcome all customers, including gay customers. That's just good business, and in light of recent ...

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Facebook Ran A Huge Psychological Experiment On Users And Manipulated … – Business Insider

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Facebook Ran A Huge Psychological Experiment On Users And Manipulated ...
Business Insider
Facebook's data scientists conducted a massive experiment where it messed with people's feeds and proved that longer-lasting moods, like happiness or depression, can be transferred across the social network. The company tweaked the Newsfeed ...
Outrage at Facebook's happy and sad testNew Zealand Herald

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The business cycle, RIP? – Washington Post

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The business cycle, RIP?
Washington Post
Pay less attention to the business cycle and more attention to what BIS economist Claudio Borio calls “the financial cycle.” It typically lasts 15 to 20 years and may straddle several traditional business cycles. In its early years, the debt levels of ...

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Extortionists Are Using Bitcoin To Steal Cash From Business Owners – TechCrunch

Posted on 29 June 2014 by admin


Extortionists Are Using Bitcoin To Steal Cash From Business Owners
TechCrunch
Brian Krebs just posted on a number of pizzerias that received anonymous letters asking for one bitcoin in order to keep the owners from receiving bad ratings on Yelp, the Better Business Bureau and the like as well as to keep the extortionists from ...

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Drudge: News business is ‘psychotic’ – Politico (blog)

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Drudge: News business is 'psychotic'
Politico (blog)
In a rare interview with Washington radio station WTOP on Friday, Matt Drudge said the media have become a little "psychotic" but that it's a vibrant era for the news. "It's a little psychotic, the news business, because everyone's doing everything ...

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Washington Business Report: June 29, 2014 – WJLA

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Washington Business Report: June 29, 2014
WJLA
During her one-on-one interview with Rebecca Cooper on Washington Business Report, von Furstenberg shared just how much she is touched by the stories of courage and strength. Kogiya: Big flavor, huge success. In the Washington, DC region, Korean ...

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