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An Easy Way To Shop Small Businesses This Black Friday | HuffPost Think outside of big-box retailers this Black Friday. This year, Etsy launched its first-ever Cyber Week Sale. Kicking off Nov. 20, the sale features price drops on all kinds of handmade, one-of-a-kind goods on everything from home decor, jewelry and accessories to craft supplies, wedding gifts and more. Though the peer-to-peer retailer isn’t yet giving an end date for...

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Nebraska approves Keystone XL pipeline

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Miles of unused pipes, prepared for the Keystone XL pipeline, in North Dakota in 2014 Nebraska regulators have approved the Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for the controversial and long-delayed project to progress. The commissioners...

Argentina says it may have received signals from missing sub

ALEJANDRO MORTIZ/AFP/Getty Images File picture released by Telam showing the ARA San Juan submarine being delivered to the Argentine Navy after being repaired at the Argentine Naval Industrial Complex (CINAR) in Buenos Aires, on May 23, 2014. The Argentine submarine is still missing in...

China says will work with North Korea to boost ties as envoy visits

Tomohiro Ohsumi | Bloomberg | Getty Images A paramilitary police officer stands guard in front of red flags at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China. Traditional friendship between China and North Korea represents “valuable wealth” for their people,...

HS2 contractor Carillion's shares hit by profit alert

Image copyright HS2 Image caption Carillion is a member of consortium that is building parts of the HS2 rail link Shares in Carillion, the UK’s...

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...

The Wall Street Journal: Whitefish halts Puerto Rico power repairs over $83 million in unpaid bills

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Reuters Workers from Montana-based Whitefish Energy Holdings help fix Puerto Rico’s power grid in October. The company...

Key Words: ‘We want the votes’ for taxes, Kellyanne Conway says when asked about Roy Moore

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Reuters Kellyanne Conway replied to a Roy Moore question with an answer about taxes A top aide to President Donald Trump...

The Wall Street Journal: ‘Justice League’ disappoints, ‘Wonder’ surprises in opening weekend

What was supposed to be a climax in Warner Bros.’ efforts to build a new cinematic universe for its DC comic book characters instead turned out to be a low point. “Justice League,” a megabudget...

Capitol Report: Elevated CAPE ratio suggests stock market returns to decline, regional Fed bank finds

San Francisco Fed What goes up… A popular measure of valuing stocks looks set for a decline, and stock returns will...

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

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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...

OracleVoice: Forage Crop Ban Prompts Saudi Dairy To Look Abroad

A looming curb on crop irrigation in Saudi Arabia, the result of depleted groundwater reserves, has forced commercial agriculture companies such as National Agricultural Development Company (NADEC) to...