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NUJIANG, China (Reuters) – Cha Huilan, a mother of two living in a Chinese mountain village cut off by a raging river, dangles from a harness hooked to a zipline every time she crosses its violent rapids and jagged rocks on frequent trips to buy medicine for her mother. Using a boat is out of the question for the villagers of Lazimi, which lacks proper roads and bridges because the rocks and foaming waters of the river Nu, whose name means “angry”...

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China's box office recently beat the US, and is now on the cusp of a 'new growth cycle'

Greg Baker | AFP | Getty Images People walk by a movie poster for Chinese action flick “Wolf Warrior 2” in Beijing, China. As more people head to the cinemas, one additional factor likely to contribute to growth is the development of more channels of revenue that rely on intellectual property rights from movies, Guo said. “The expanding number of of sequels is...

Trump administration launches vehicle import probe

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Putin claimed a new nuclear missile had unlimited range – but it flew only 22 miles in its most successful test yet

Mikhail Svetlov | Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks attends the forum on working youth while visiting the Uralvagonzavod, a machine plant on March 6, 2018 in Nizhny Tagil, Sverdlovsk oblast, Russia. Vladimir Putin is having a campaign trip...

British court dismisses charges against Barclays over 2008 Qatar deal

Matt Crossick/PA Images via Getty Images Barclays Bank’s UK headquarters in Canary Wharf, London. A British court has dismissed charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) against Barclays over its 2008 capital raising, the bank said on Monday,...

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...

Golden Knights and Capitals final shaping up as one of most expensive Stanley Cup tickets ever

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The long-shot odds of an expansion team winning a professional championship in its inaugural year and the perennial flops for a talent-stacked team in the frustrated nation’s capital make for a Stanley...

Deutsche Bank looks to cut 10,000 jobs to reduce costs: source

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) plans to cut 10,000 jobs, or about a tenth of its global workforce, as part of efforts to reduce costs, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of the Deutsche Bank is pictured in Frankfurt, Germany,...

The New York Post: Pompeo says U.S. won’t tolerate Russian interference in midterm elections

Getty Images Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that the Trump administration...

Parents inch closer to college saving goals, study says

NEW YORK (Reuters) – When optimism and realism about college savings collide, you get parents who are confident that they will meet their goals – as long as they reduce the amount of money...

OracleVoice: Innovative Design Tech High School Opens Its Home On Oracle Campus

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Three years, one hallway, and two makeshift buildings later, the students, faculty, and staff of Design Tech High School, or d.tech, now have a permanent home. And what a home: a purpose-built facility...

SAPVoice: Business And IT Standardization Fuel Growth At Campari

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At Campari Group, the 6th largest player worldwide in the premium spirits industry, company growth was accelerated through business process and IT standardization across its core operations. Since 1995,...

Cox BusinessVoice: "Uber For Personal Assistants" Launched By Woman Who Once Worked As One

By Heather Lee Whitley Hollywood typically portrays personal assistants as eager 20-somethings who field ridiculous demands barked in their direction by egotistical celebrities or executives. But this...

OracleVoice: Dian Fossey Organization Sends Gorillas to the Cloud

Fifty years ago, Dian Fossey climbed into the remote mountains of Rwanda to study the area’s endangered gorillas. Today, the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (DFGFI) is using cutting-edge data...