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The Real Mom’s Guide to a Clean House | The Huffington Post You know those super adorable, impossible to follow cleaning guides? “Dust on Monday. Wash sheets on Tuesday?” Yeah, they’re lame. I mean, they don’t account for life...

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Kraft Heinz drops Unilever takeover bid

Image copyright Reuters Kraft Heinz has abandoned its offer to buy Unilever, its Anglo-Dutch rival. The Marmite maker rejected the US food giant’s bid on Friday, saying it saw “no merit, either financial or strategic” in Kraft’s offer, worth about $143bn (£115bn). “Unilever and Kraft Heinz hold each other in high...

Handcuffed and tied with white rope, Samsung scion taken for questioning after night in cell

Kim Hong-Ji | Reuters Samsung Group chief, Jay Y. Lee, leaves after attending a court hearing to review a detention warrant request against him at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, January 18, 2017. Lee arrived at the special prosecutor’s office at about...

Argos fails to pay National Living Wage

Image copyright PA As many as 37,000 Argos workers are to receive back-pay of £64 each, after the company failed to pay them the National Living Wage (NLW). Sainsbury’s, which owns the company, admitted that staff...

Bank of England to keep five pound note despite protests that it contains beef fat

Stefan Wermuth/WPA Pool | Getty Images News | Getty Images Bank of England governor Mark Carney poses with a new polymer five pound note on September 13, 2016 in London The Bank of England said on Wednesday it plans to keep the new £5 note despite acknowledging...

The Top 19 Bad Leadership Traits

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Good leaders may also exhibit bad leadership traits every now and then. But if a leader consistently exhibit bad traits, then you better do something about it because the organization may suffer because...

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Leadership Styles – Autocratic Leadership

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An autocratic leader is one who makes unilateral decisions, meaning to say, deciding based on his own judgment and does not invite opinions from others. Also known as a dictator, his words are, metaphorically speaking, law to those under his charge, to be obeyed without debate. Though not always so, an autocratic style of leadership is commonly used alongside...

Leadership – Contributing Factors That Make an Exceptional Leader

There are many contributing factors that lead to effective leadership. Every successful business owner knows that the biggest reason for their success is great leadership. While not everyone possesses the characteristics necessary to...

Leadership in Sports

Growing up in the suburbs of Detroit, sports were a huge part of my life as a child, and continue to be today. Back in those days, the only Detroit sports team that could actually be considered competitive was the Detroit Red Wings. Throughout...

How to Determine Small Business Size

Among the things that an entrepreneur needs to have in mind is, the size of the small business they hope to set up. The size is important when it comes to issues like financing and management. The Small Business Administration agency...

In One Chart: The ‘greatest’ stock in world history paid its first dividend in 1780

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The Loughborough Canal in the heart of England was completed in 1780, with the financial help of an early offering of just 70 shares that was subscribed to almost exclusively by locals. At the time,...

This is the least healthy city in America

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Getty Images Detroit ranked 150th among 150 cities based on a range of 34 lifestyle factors. Your city could be hurting...

Here’s the case for Dow 30,000 in Trump's first term

Getty Even if the Dow reaches 30,000 in President Trump’s first term, the trajectory wouldn’t be a straight line. The...

Market Extra: How Trump’s stock market ranks in his first 30 days in office

Much has been made of the stock market’s record-setting performance since President Donald Trump won the race for the White House back in November. Read: Yellen may have the clearest explanation for...

SAPVoice: How to Make Intrapreneurs the Heroes of Digital Innovation

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by Adam Winfield, Writer, SAP Canada It’s been interesting to observe the debate over whether there is — or ever was — any value in such roles as Chief Digital Officer or Chief Innovation...

OracleVoice: New ORACLE TEAM USA Boat An Engineering Marvel, Data Machine

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ROYAL NAVAL DOCKYARDS, BERMUDA—ORACLE TEAM USA has unveiled the sailing machine it will take into its defense of the America’s Cup this coming June: a sleek, aerodynamically sculpted foiling catamaran...

KPMGVoice: Upping The Scheduling Game For Professional Sports

Scheduling people, facilities, production, assets, transportation and other business inputs is a daunting task. Try scheduling two or three of these inputs simultaneously and the complexity grows exponentially. Imagine...

Cox BusinessVoice: 7 Ways Telecom And Technology Can Futureproof Your Business

In today’s digital world, change is inevitable. The technology and processes that are currently working for your business aren’t guaranteed to work for you in the future. Because of this, it is imperative...