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5 dirty jobs that are high paying

It is a common misconception that you will be paid well only if you are a businessman, lawyer, broker and in general, if you wear a fancy suit and expensive shoes. Your Phd is definitely a plus when it comes

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10 Self-Made Billionaires Who Remain Grounded and Humble

Remaining humble and grounded might be just as challenging as obtaining riches and success. In life, most of us seek out wealth and power, but if we can remain humble and wise along the journey, then that is the true

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7 Management Traits That Will Make All Your Employees Quit

Have you ever had a REALLY bad boss? Well I have. This individual drove everybody out and the company had to close the regional office, because everyone quit or was fired. I quit after being there for just 6 months;

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Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman joined The New York Times in 1999 as a columnist on the Op-Ed Page and continues as professor of Economics and International Affairs at Princeton University. Mr. Krugman received his B.A. from Yale University in 1974 and his

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Here's what to do when you are bored at work!

Even the most exciting job can go a bit stale after a while, and at first we don’t even notice. We start a new job all enthusiastic, we learn new things, meet new people, and do new tasks. Once we

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Here’s what to do when you are bored at work!

Even the most exciting job can go a bit stale after a while, and at first we don’t even notice. We start a new job all enthusiastic, we learn new things, meet new people, and do new tasks. Once we

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Want to Buy a Franchise in Singapore? Here’s How to Get Started

By Zeke Iddon- Starting a business of your own, from scratch, is possibly one of the most daunting career moves anyone could undertake. On the other hand, buying a franchise allows you to take advantage of using an established brand

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Titanic’s replica to be moored on the Qi River of China

China’s Seven Star Energy Investment Group plans to pump up about USD 170mn into creating a life-sized replica of the infamous Titanic ship, which encountered the most well-known maritime disaster ever. The purpose of the ship is to act as

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Titanic's replica to be moored on the Qi River of China

China’s Seven Star Energy Investment Group plans to pump up about USD 170mn into creating a life-sized replica of the infamous Titanic ship, which encountered the most well-known maritime disaster ever. The purpose of the ship is to act as

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3 Things Your Employees Want More Than Money

For founders, the long hours and the instability of building a start-up are endurable because of the potential pay-off in the distance: a lucrative IPO that makes those early days worthwhile. But Rosabeth Moss Kanter, a Harvard Business School professor

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Thomas Sowell

Thomas Sowell (born 1930) is noted for his conservative views on social and economic issues. An African American author and economist, Sowell opposes such programs as affirmative action, busing, racial quotas, minimum wage, and welfare. He has drawn fire from

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Hollywood Star Leonardo DiCaprio donates USD 3mn to save tigers in Nepal

The Titanic actor and Golden Globe winner, Leonardo DiCaprio, has donated USD 3million to help save tigers in Nepal. Tigers in Nepal are classified as endangered and are under threat from “habitat destruction and escalating illegal poaching.” The actor has

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Barbara Bergmann

Barbara Bergmann (b. 1927) laid the foundations for much of contemporary feminist economics, especially regarding discrimination in the workplace. Born in the Bronx, New York, Barabara started formulating ideas about feminism at the age of five.  She receives her bachelor’s

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Once the world’s 7th richest man is now going bankrupt

Brazilian former billionaire Eike Batista has filed for a second bankruptcy protection this year. His shipbuilding firm, OSX Brasil, has filed for bankruptcy protection, with an estimated debt of about USD 2.3bn. This comes only two weeks after its sister

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Once the world's 7th richest man is now going bankrupt

Brazilian former billionaire Eike Batista has filed for a second bankruptcy protection this year. His shipbuilding firm, OSX Brasil, has filed for bankruptcy protection, with an estimated debt of about USD 2.3bn. This comes only two weeks after its sister

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East Asia continues to be the engine driving the global economy

According to a recent report by the World Bank (WB), East Asia will continue to be the fastest growing economy in the world despite the cut in the growth forecasts for emerging East Asian economies. The WB has cut its

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17 Saudi women marry Afghan men

According to Justice Ministry sources in Saudi Arabia, 34 Saudi women married Afghans and Bangladeshis last year, with an equal split between the two nationalities, 17 in each case. This is a new marriage trend that is fostering in Saudi

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Apple holds 10% of all US corporate cash

According to Moody’s figures, non-financial companies are collectively holding onto USD 1.48 trillion, up 81% from $820 billion in 2006. As many as 1,000 tech companies hold USD 515 billion, or more than a third of all the cash held

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The Dos and Dont's in an interview

How to Shoot Yourself in the Foot in the Interview 1) Stop using generalities, like “I’m a problem-solver” and “I’m a real team player.” Generalities about strengths are ignored, forgotten, or not heard. When interviewers evaluate a candidate they recall

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The Dos and Dont’s in an interview

How to Shoot Yourself in the Foot in the Interview 1) Stop using generalities, like “I’m a problem-solver” and “I’m a real team player.” Generalities about strengths are ignored, forgotten, or not heard. When interviewers evaluate a candidate they recall

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Jan Tinbergen

In 1969 Dutch economist Jan Tinbergen and Norwegian economist Ragnar Frisch shared the first Nobel Prize in economics “for having developed and applied dynamic models for the analysis of economic processes.” Tinbergen, who held a Ph.D. in physics, had become interested in

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10 Quotes All Entrepreneurs Should Memorize

  “What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, 1844-1900 “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” Samuel Johnson 1709-84. “Sweet are the uses of adversity.” – William Shakespeare, 1564-1616 “When it’s darkest, men see the stars.” –

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Joseph E. Stiglitz

Joseph E. Stiglitz was born in Gary, Indiana in 1943. A graduate of Amherst College, he received his PHD from MIT in 1967, became a full professor at Yale in 1970, and in 1979 was awarded the John Bates Clark

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“Baby recession” to hit Eurozone

High unemployment and tough austerity measures have brought some Eurozone economies on the verge of a potential “baby recession”. Unable to have a family, young couples are reluctant to have babies, as a result shrinking the future generation, in other

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"Baby recession" to hit Eurozone

High unemployment and tough austerity measures have brought some Eurozone economies on the verge of a potential “baby recession”. Unable to have a family, young couples are reluctant to have babies, as a result shrinking the future generation, in other

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