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ZURICH (Reuters) – A cliffhanging Swiss hotel and restaurant made famous by a National Geographic magazine cover is looking for new management after the family that ran it for the past 31 years called it quits. Hikers stand in front of the Berggasthaus Aescher-Wildkirchli guest house in the Alpstein mountain region near Weissbad, Switzerland October 28, 2016. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann Nicole and Bernhard Knechtle-Fritsche are giving up the...

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Venezuelan shopkeepers alarmed by Maduro's latest economic moves

Carlos Garcia Rawlins | Reuters Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro talks to the media during a news conference at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela October 17, 2017. After Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s 60-fold increase to the minimum wage, storeowners on Saturday wrestled with an anguishing decision: Close up shop or hit customers with steep price hikes...

Eurozone bailout programme is finally over

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says Greece is “turning a page” in ending its bailout programme The eurozone passes an important...

More than 300 US newspapers run editorials promoting press freedom after Trump attacks on media

Dan Kitwood | Getty Images President Donald Trump at a press conference at Chequers in the U.K., on July 13, 2018, where he refused to answer a question by a CNN journalist The New York Times, meanwhile, acknowledged that criticism of the news media for...

Amazon is reportedly considering an insurance comparison website for the UK

Patrick Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Jeff Bezos, chief executive officer of Amazon.com Inc. Amazon is speaking with a number of leading European insurers about the creation of a price comparison website in the U.K., Reuters reported Thursday. The...

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...

With record in view, aging U.S. bull market may still be frisky

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Why settle for nine-and-a-half years when you can do an even 10 or better? That’s the thinking of a lot of investors measuring whether a historically long run in U.S. stocks still has legs. This Wednesday, the S&P 500’s bull-market run will turn 3,453 days old, which...

Trump asks SEC to mull half-year corporate filings

(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he has asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to study the impact of allowing companies to file reports with the financial regulator every six months instead of every quarter. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock...

Trump backs CEOs, proposes easing corporate reporting rules

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump asked securities regulators to explore replacing quarterly reporting requirements with half-yearly filings at the urging of executives...

The Moneyist: I pay all my mom’s expenses, but she wants her estate split equally between her children—should I reimburse myself?

Dear Moneyist, I moved my mom from another state in order to take care of her. She wanted her own space and wanted to...

How 143-Year-Old Churchill Downs Keeps Betting — And Winning — On A Dying Sport

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Spring is here, and the sound of jackhammers and the scent of sawdust fills the air at Churchill Downs, the iconic American horse track that has hosted the Kentucky Derby for the past 143 years. The...

The ‘Backsies’ Billionaire: Texan Builds Second Fortune From Wreckage Of Real Estate Empire He’d Sold

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John Goff, one of America’s savviest commercial real estate investors, says he “wasn’t smart enough” to have seen the Great Recession coming in 2007. But the billionaire had an inkling. At the...

How Next Generation Crypto Investors Are Poised To Win, Even If Their Startups Lose

Jamie Burke, founder and CEO of Outlier Ventures.Outlier Ventures. When infighting and resignations threaten to tear apart the startup you’ve backed, most investors would chalk up the loss and...

British Startup Pointr Tapped By U.S. Department Of Homeland Security To Pilot Bluetooth Tracking In American Airports

Pointr’s bluetooth navigation technology is set to be trialed in a U.S. airport.Pointr. A U.K. indoor navigation startup has secured a $104,140 contract to trial Bluetooth location tracking...