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In today’s divisive and often frightening political climate, many parents hope to raise a younger generation that will lead the world with more care and compassion.  This includes not only care for others but also for the environment, which is facing...

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North Korea is now connected to South Korea with a direct hotline

KCNA | Reuters North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the Command of the Strategic Force of the Korean People’s Army (KPA) in an unknown location in North Korea in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on August 15, 2017. South Korean officials no longer have to use a bullhorn to communicate messages to their reclusive neighbor...

Shire faces bid battle from Allergan and Takeda

Image copyright Reuters A bidding war for Shire is threatening to break out after Botox maker Allergan said it was considering a takeover offer for the rare diseases drug maker. Shares in the London-listed firm jumped 9% after Reuters had reported...

Israel ‘will be punished’ for its strike on Iranian drone base, Tehran says

Abdalrhman Ismail | Reuters Free Syrian Army fighters fire an anti-aircraft weapon in a rebel-held area of Aleppo, Syria December 12, 2016. And Israel’s military actions are unlikely to abate, as its fundamental aim is to prevent Syria from being...

China’s new auto rules for foreign owners might please Elon Musk — but hurt Warren Buffett

Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty Images Tesla car dealership in Shanghai taken on March 17, 2015. The new policy is seen as a boon to Tesla’s plans to build its own plant in Shanghai. That project was thought to be under threat because the U.S. firm...

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 New York Post: ‘Smallville’ actress Allison Mack arrested for alleged role in sex-slave cult Nxivm

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Getty Images Allison Mack. “Smallville” actress Allison Mack has been arrested for her alleged role in the notorious...

UBS to lead European cross-border business from Switzerland

(Refiles April 19 story to clarify description of northern European markets with looser cross-border regulations) The logo of Swiss bank UBS is seen at a branch office in Zurich, Switzerland January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann By Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi and Angelika Gruber ZURICH (Reuters)...

CryptoWatch: Altcoins surge, pushing value of all cryptocurrencies to a 4-week high

Getty Images The value of all cryptocurrencies moved above $350 billion Thursday, with bitcoin — which accounts for more...

SEC proposes rule to combat conflicted investment advice

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday proposed a new rule that would require brokers at firms like Morgan Stanley (MS.N) and Merrill Lynch Wealth Management...

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...