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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4 Ways You Can Further Your Education Instead Of Going To Grad School

If you’re trying to advance your career, common wisdom says attending graduate school might be the answer. By earning a graduate degree, you can learn new skills, increase your job prospects and position yourself for higher pay. While much is this is true, you can also leave yourself worse off financially. As the Wall Street…

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10 Women Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Advice For Having A Successful Career

Being an ambitious lady with an eye for entrepreneurship has never easier than it is today. In 2016, a plethora of smart women in charge proverunning a business is not only possible, but probable. Any career counselor will tell you that, as a woman, the most important thing you can do is connect with female…

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These Are The Best Cities To Live In If You’re Trying To Start A Business

What woman wouldn’t want to start her own business these days? It sounds great. Be your own boss. Make a ton of money. Get on “Shark Tank.” Sell your business to Facebook or Google or something. Oh wait, that’s just what could happen if you’re incredibly successful. And being successful is hard.Especially when the failure…

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Cultivating a workers paradise

La Fageda is one of Spains most successful dairy farms. Its also a co-operative which employs mentally ill people. Giles Tremlett meets its inspirational but ageing founder as his vulnerable workers wonder what will happen once he retires In 1984 a disillusioned Spanish psychologist named La Fageda, after the forest, began by providing manual labour…

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Richard Branson Fast Facts

(CNN)Here’s a look at the existence of creator and Chief Executive Officer of Virgin Group, Ltd., Richard Branson. Private:birthdate: July 18, 1950 Birth location: Surrey, England

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