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PARIS (Reuters) – Italy’s Gucci brought a dose of eccentricity to Paris Fashion Week on Monday, with a runway show featuring a parrot, eery videos, frilly sequined looks and a surprise performance by British singer and actress Jane Birkin. A general view show the Palace as guests arrive to attend the Spring/Summer 2019 women’s ready-to-wear collection show for fashion house Gucci during Paris Fashion Week in Paris, France, September...

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Thomas Cook blames heatwave for profit warning

Image copyright Getty Images Holiday firm Thomas Cook has blamed the summer heatwave for a drop in its full-year profit forecast. “Many customers” had put off booking holidays abroad, instead staying at home in June and July to enjoy the sunshine, it said. The company said this had led to “higher than usual levels of discounting”...

The White House is reportedly planning to order an antitrust probe of tech companies

Alex Wong | Getty Images President Donald Trump holds up an executive order that he signed during a meeting of the National Space Council at the East Room of the White House June 18, 2018 in Washington, DC. President Trump signed an executive order to establish the Space Force, an independent...

Minimum wage: Workers underpaid by record £15.6m

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Social care workers are some of those most likely to be underpaid A record £15.6m worth of underpayment to...

New Zealand economy grows at fastest quarterly rate in two years

Brendon O’Hagan | Bloomberg | Getty Images Workers stand near a crane at a construction site in front of the Sky Tower in Auckland, New Zealand, on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. New Zealand’s economy expanded at the fastest pace in two years last...

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...

Column: Hedge funds, smelling Brexit blood, circle sterling

LONDON (Reuters) – Hedge funds are betting big against sterling, the most since May last year. And following last week’s Brexit debacle in Salzburg, that bet will probably be even bigger now, closing in on the largest on record. FILE PHOTO: Pound notes and coins are seen inside a cash...

Trump Today: Trump Today: President says he’s standing by Kavanaugh ‘all the way’ after ‘totally political’ allegations

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Getty Images President Donald Trump attends a meeting on the global drug problem at the United Nations with White House press...

New U.S. tax law could create underpayment headaches for retirees

CHICAGO (Reuters) – The U.S. Internal Revenue Service hoisted a big red-flag warning to retirees earlier this month: take a look at how much income tax you are paying throughout 2018, because the...

The Moneyist: My uncle with dementia needs long-term care—should I refinance his house?

Dear Moneyist, I wrote to you some time ago about my uncle who is suffering with dementia. I wondered whether I should...

The NFL's Most Valuable Teams: The Yardage Gets Tougher On Prices

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N ational Football League team values have plateaued. On average, values increased 2% during the past year, to $2.57 billion. It was the smallest increase since 2011, when values increased an average...

How One Small Marketing Change Made A Big Difference For 7 Executives

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Your content marketing strategy is sinking. What’s your next move? Perhaps it’s time for a rethink. Seven executives who specialize in content marketing shared their stories of how one small change...

Revolut’s Nikolay Storonsky Is Building The Amazon Of Banking

Revolut CEO and founder Nikolay Storonsky.2018 Getty Images – Revolut’s founder flatly rejects the marketplace banking model of Monzo and Starling, plans to build everything in-house – Stock...

LendInvest Is Gearing Up To Be London’s Second Peer-To-Peer IPO

Christian Faes, LendInvest CEO and cofounder.LendInvest. Just weeks after Funding Circle launched its $2 billion IPO plans, London’s next peer-to-peer lender is gearing up to follow suit. LendInvest,...