For A Businessman, Trump Really Doesn’t Understand Trade

Remember years ago, we used to proudly display Made in the USA…We dont see it. I dont see it anymore. Contrary to what the President-elect would have you believe, its pretty easy to find products made in America. If Donald Trump had searched other countries in 2016, he could have found $113 billion worth of…

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Disruption in the Philippines | The Daily Dot

BY DANIEL HARRISON Ron Hose strikes an unusual figure in the Philippines. Soft-spoken but emphatic, he doesnt so much out as seem like he would fit in well somewhere else. San Francisco is where youd naturally place Hose, or maybe in his home country Israelsomewhere thats typically home to a startup enterprise. And yet, Hose…

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The growth in unusual business qualifications – BBC News

Image copyright Neil Coster Image caption Neil Coster, left, says the horseracing MBA covers all aspects of the industry Those enrolled on the football MBA at Liverpool get to visit the headquarters of European football governing body UEFA, which is based in the Swiss town of Nyon. And if that wasn’t prestigious enough, last year…

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First lady Melania Trump touts equality at International Women’s Day luncheon

Washington (CNN)First lady Melania Trump spoke about equality, freedom and the responsibility women have to help each other achieve success at an invitation-only luncheon honoring International Women’s Day Wednesday at the White House. “As an immigrant myself, having grown up in a communist society, I know all too well the value and importance of freedom…

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Inside the impossible life of a New York street vendor

Street vendors find themselves in a war for the right to be ambitious in New York City and with its massive police presence, Times Square is a frontline Selling on the streets is hard. It doesnt matter if one is slinging handbags or doughnuts, shish kebab or art vending is for those who are tough.…

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Sun, surf and low rents: why Lisbon could be the next tech capital

As 50,000 people arrive for the Web Summit, Portugal hopes its capital can lead a national resurgence as the latest rival to Silicon Valley Lisbons 25 April bridge, a naggingly familiar span of red metal suspended between the Tagus and a bright blue October sky, has long borne a symbolic weight to rival the tonnage…

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Prince Andrew and Dragon back school laptop ‘tycoons’ – BBC News

“There is a need for “de-risking” the mind,” said Prince Andrew, who said pupils needed to be able take risks with business ideas and be allowed to fail in a safe environment. “One of the things I was taught when I was at school was that the best way of being successful is to fail,”…

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Tom Hanks and Michael Jordan among Obama’s last Medal of Freedom picks

Bruce Springsteen, Diana Ross and Ellen DeGeneres also among 21 athletes, philanthropists and entertainers chosen to receive highest civilian honor in US In one of his final acts in office, Barack Obama selected key figures in sports, entrepreneurship, philanthropy, activism, academia and entertainment among the 21 people who will be awarded the 2016 Presidential Medal…

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Facebook to increase UK employees by 50% in 2017 – BBC News

Ms Mendelsohn will announce the expansion at the Confederation of British Industry conference later. ‘High-skilled jobs’ “Many of those new roles will be high-skilled engineering jobs as the UK is home to our largest engineering base outside of the US,” said Ms Mendelsohn, who is vice-president for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Facebook.…

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The former drug addict who found God and built a successful business – BBC News

Thankfully for Ryan, everything changed when he was 20, and he has not touched drugs ever since. While the cynical may raise their eyebrows, Ryan, now 37, says he discovered God and quit overnight. Without the drugs, he was able to get his life back, and aged 24 he launched a catering company called Regis…

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