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How I Got My Leadership Skills from Dad

How I Got My Leadership Skills from Dad

by Aaron Marshall | Another Father’s day has come and gone. It was my sixth with kids, and I got to spend some time teaching my six year old son to surf. We waded out, he settled onto the board, and I pushed his board into wave after wave for over an hour. Some he rode on his belly, some he tried to stand, and a few he stood and ...

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What Philippine President Aquino Learned from His Dad’s Letter to Him

What Philippine President Aquino Learned from His Dad’s Letter to Him

via Manila Bulletin & Yahoo | Manila, Philippines — Some say it is very difficult for a son (or daughter) – especially a namesake – to live in the shadow of a great and famous father, because there is so much expectation and a high standard to measure one’s success. For President Aquino, the measure for what he does is much, much higher than that for an ordinary citizen. As ...

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Pope Francis Warns The Global Economy Is Near Collapse

Pope Francis Warns The Global Economy Is Near Collapse

by Alexander C. Kaufman | via Huffington Post The global economic system is near collapse, according to Pope Francis. An economy built on money-worship and war and scarred by yawning inequality and youth unemployment cannot survive, the 77-year-old Roman Catholic leader suggested in a newly published interview. “We are excluding an entire generation to sustain a system that is not good,” he told La Vanguardia’s Vatican reporter, Henrique Cymerman. (Read ...

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9 Times Michelle Obama Made Black Girls Shout During Her Eulogy Of Dr. Maya Angelou

9 Times Michelle Obama Made Black Girls Shout During Her Eulogy Of Dr. Maya Angelou

by Tracy Clayton | via Buzzfeed | When First Lady Michelle Obama took to the podium at Dr. Maya Angelou’s memorial service, she spoke of how Dr. Angelou inspired and affirmed her as a black woman growing up in America. As she spoke of Dr. Angelou encouraging her, she did the same thing for black women watching at their computers. 1. When she reminded us that though the world may try to convince ...

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Marissa Mayer on Yahoo’s True Corporate Identity

Marissa Mayer on Yahoo’s True Corporate Identity

by Seth Fiegerman | via Mashable | In 2007, Apple CEO Steve Jobs visited Yahoo’s headquarters and urged employees to decide  once and for all whether it wanted to be a media company or a technology company. Yahoo’s identity crisis, if you want to call it that, has continued in the years since that visit from Jobs. On Wednesday, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer attempted to lay the issue to rest, not with an answer, but by ...

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Richard Branson on Starting Up Despite the Red Tape

Richard Branson on Starting Up Despite the Red Tape

by Richard Branson | Entrepreneur Richard Branson regularly shares his business experience and advice with readers. Ask him a question and your query might be the inspiration for a future column. Q: How can I develop an organizational structure without red tape? – Cuthbert Tembo, Harare, Zimbabwe Startups are trying to challenge the status quo in almost every industry and sector, from health care to finance. One of the main obstacles to their success ...

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What The Beatles Have Taught Us About Leadership

What The Beatles Have Taught Us About Leadership

by Josh Linkner, Contributor | via Forbes | Inspiration comes in unlikely place. For some, nature is a source of ideation. For others, family and friends can give a twist of insight that you never thought through, for something unrelated to your actual discussion. For me, I constantly find nuggets of wisdom in music – sometimes in lyrics, sometimes in a pattern, and sometimes just in the way an artist or ...

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10 Trips You Really Need To Take In Your Twenties

10 Trips You Really Need To Take In Your Twenties

by Henry Goldman | via Buzzfeed | This will probably inspire you to travel more. Or, it will make you feel bad about your life choices so far… Someday, when your life looks like this: You’ll be sorry you spent all of your twenties playing with your phone… And all your money on gaudy accessories… images.newscred.com So seize the day and see the world now.

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ATC Takes a Bite at Philippine TV Primetime

ATC Takes a Bite at Philippine TV Primetime

by Homerun Nievera | A new player in Philippine television will soon launch new primetime programs on the free-TV channel of IBC 13, starting June 1st. ATC, or Asian Television Content, will deliver new telenovelas from 7 to 8 in the evening with Filipino-dubbed Mexican content. The drama-love story “Two Sides of Ana” will air Mondays to Fridays, while the action-packed melodrama series “La Teniente” will air on Saturdays. Randy ...

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MBA Students Are Able Learn the Story of Apple via Comics

MBA Students Are Able Learn the Story of Apple via Comics

by Melissa Korn | via WSJ | Pow! Bam! Harvard Business School’s publishing arm has moved into the comic-book business. In an effort to make its traditional case studies and management guides more relatable to a visually-driven generation of students, the organization has begun adapting some texts in the style of manga, the hugely popular Japanese comics. Graphic cases remain a “really tiny” fraction of overall case study sales, says Maureen ...

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World’s Most Expensive Musical Instrument Expected to Fetch $45M

World’s Most Expensive Musical Instrument Expected to Fetch $45M

by Bianca Bosker  | via Huffington Post | Stradivari’s “MacDonald” viola, poised to make history as the most expensive instrument in the world, has three bodyguards and its own white-gloved handler. But David Aaron Carpenter was going just a little crazy on it. For an informal recital Monday at the Manhattan headquarters of Sotheby’s, which is handling the viola’s multi-million-dollar auction later this spring, Carpenter, an acclaimed violist, had chosen ...

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Meet American Apparel’s 62-Year-Old Lingerie Model

Meet American Apparel’s 62-Year-Old Lingerie Model

by Ashley Lutz | American Apparel is known for its edgy advertising. Now, the brand has featured a 62-year-old modeling lingerie. “Sexy has no expiration date,” the company writes in a Facebook post introducing the model, Jackie O’Shaughnessy. O’Shaughnessy’s has appeared in the company’s ads before, though never in lingerie, reports Alyssa Vingan at Fashionista. The model told Fashionista last year that she was scouted by the retailer while hanging out in the West Village ...

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