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Not all sniffles are the same. It’s often challenging during the winter months to determine whether you’ve fallen victim to a nasty bug or are just adjusting to the changing atmosphere. The early signs of allergies or reactions to a shifting environment...

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Forties pipeline 'will be shut down for weeks rather than days'

Image copyright Ineos One of the UK’s most important oil pipelines is still expected to be shut down for “weeks rather than days”, as first images of the repair site were released. The Forties pipeline carries crude North Sea oil across land for processing at Grangemouth. The crack was discovered last week at near Netherley in...

Vladimir Putin orders Russian forces to start pulling out of Syria

Mikhail Svetlov | Getty Images Europe | Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin talks during the plenary session of Russian Energy Week on October 4, 2017 in Moscow, Russia. President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered Russian forces in Syria to start withdrawing, saying that after...

Iraq holds military parade celebrating victory over Islamic State

Ari Jalal | Reuters An Iraqi soldier holds an Islamic State flag during a battle with Islamic State militants, north of Mosul, Iraq. An Iraqi military parade celebrating final victory over Islamic State is underway in Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green...

Brexit: What still needs to be worked out?

Brexit: What still needs to be worked out? – BBC News “)}elsej.write(‘”)},confirm:function(a)return true,setFig:function(a,b)(function())(),deserialise:function(b)var a=;b.replace(/([a-z]2):([0-9]+)/g,function()a[RegExp.$1]=+RegExp.$2);return...

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...

Economic Report: U.S. wholesale inflation hits nearly 6-year high, adds to case for Fed rate hike

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Getty Images Some inflationary pressure appears to be building again in the U.S. economy, according to the latest snapshot...

ETF Investing: ETFs shattered their growth records in 2017

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Exchange-traded funds have been in the investing mainstream for years. In 2017, they became the default. ETFs saw record growth during the year, with both institutions and retail investors piling into...

‘Outlander’ season 3 finale: Claire and Jamie’s not-so-excellent adventure

Spoiler alert: This post contains plot details from the season three “Outlander” episode titled “Eye of the Storm.” Only in the world of “Outlander” can the beheading of a sociopathic Scottish...

BookWatch: Want to move to a cheaper country? Read this first

The U.S. isn’t an easy place to live cheaply, and the reason isn’t just the high cost of housing, health-care, food, and bed linens. The pressure of consumerism compelling you to buy, buy, buy can...

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

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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...

OracleVoice: Why Your Bank Isn't (Is) Changing, And Why You Will (Won't) Change Too

Chances are your bank is still sending you statements in the mail (or, if you’re lucky, emailing you a PDF of your statement), its mobile app isn’t full-service, and its website doesn’t understand...