Ditch the Plan B? Go ahead, so long as you’re rich | Arwa Mahdawi


A recent study says that if you really want to achieve your dreams, dont worry about a safety net. Fine advice for those for whom failure wouldnt spell disaster To Plan B or not to Plan B, that is the question. Science finally has the answer and, apparently, its No, absolutely not. If you want…

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Here’s The Final Push You Need To Quit Your Soul-Sucking Office Job


Not too long ago, I jumped off the corporate ladder in search of this elusive creative escalator. Yes, I am yet another Millennial who gave up a cushy, six-figure job in search for creative and meaningful work. I had followed the rules every step of the way to get to where I was. I had…

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What is the Clinton Foundation and why is it controversial?


Washington (CNN)The Clinton Foundation is under intensifying scrutiny as Republicans accuse it of being a corrupt and opaque institution. GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump is calling for a special prosecutor to investigate the foundation and charged Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton engaged in “criminality” for connections between the family organization’s donors and her actions as secretary…

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Kobe Bryant joins long list of celebrities investing in tech


Basketball star joins a growing list of famous venture capitalists who, having earned a fortune in one field, look to Silicon Valley to lose a fortune in another There are no second acts in American lives. There are only Series B financing rounds. Four months after Kobe Bryant ended a 20-year career with the Los…

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A black voter on Trump: What we have to lose


(CNN)Donald Trump is making his pitch to African-American voters in these terms: “What the hell do you have to lose?” Here’s my answer. So could John Kasich, the governor of Ohio who bucked his party to embrace the Medicaid expansion through the Affordable Care Act, which, a New York Times analysis found, has been most…

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Straight talking: What business can learn from football managers – BBC News


But has the longest-serving manager in the Premier League outstayed his welcome? Critics point to a lack of titles in the last 10 years, and are frustrated with the lack of big spending to keep up with rivals. Image copyright Getty Images His determination to manage every aspect of the club extends to the motivational…

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5 Reasons There’s Never Been A Better Time To Start Your Own Company


I thought he was crazy. I was sitting across from my mentor when I nearly spewed my iced coffee. You should really start your own company. I wasn’t an entrepreneur. I had no actual business experience. I studied political science, not business! It took some serious convincing, but I eventually made the jump. At 24…

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If You’re The Youngest Sibling, Science Says You’ll Probably Be A Millionaire


According to The Sunday Times, the youngest siblings in familiesthat do not have a history of entrepreneurship are more likely to take risks down the roadasbusinessmen and businesswomen. The researchers at the Universities of Birmingham and Reading explained the “born to rebel” thesis suggests youngest siblings are “more likely to be exploratory, unconventional and tolerant…

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When students start a business in university – BBC News


Media captionA university start-up evolves after 15 years in business It’s little more than a decade since Mark Zuckerberg dropped out of Harvard at the age of 19 to launch Facebook. The social network has made him the fourth-richest man in America and a hero to any aspiring college entrepreneur. Of course Zuckerberg was already…

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It’s Hard To Find Fresh Produce In North Philly — But Not If You Grow Your Own


A 2-acre plot of land is providing a dietary lifeline for a Philadelphia neighborhood that badly needs it. The plot, which was once a dumping ground, was taken over by the Philly Urban Creators in 2010 and transformed into an urban farm for the locals of North Philadelphia. The collective of artists and organizers now…

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