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The One Thing Great Leaders Always Do

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12 Weak Habits Every Leader Must Break

Don't let these bad leadership habits damage your credibility for good.<p>Chances are, you're guilty of at least one of these bad habits. But as your startupgrows,so must your competency as its leader.We asked12young founders fromYECwhichhabits leaders should work on breakingnow--before it's too …

A Vintage-y, Under-$800 Engagement Ring From Neil Lane, Plus More Sparkly Baubles From His Latest Collection

I know, I know. You probably think that "under-$800" is a typo, since jeweler-to-the-stars Neil Lane is best known for designing doorknob-size engagement rings for celebrities. But it's not. And I think this $799 ring from Neil Lane Designs—Neil's line with Kay Jewelers—would be just perfect for a …

Double-Halo Engagement Rings: Unique Diamond Engagement Rings

Double-halo engagement rings were kind of off my radar, but we've seen two on celebs in less than a week, so I feel like they might see a bump in popularity soon. (Check out Naya Rivera's double-halo engagement ring here, and Andi from <i>The Bachelorette's double-halo engagement ring here</i>.) Here are …

Nigeria, a project in God’s hand — Bishop Oke

…Boko Haram’ll not last forever, he says<p>By Olayinka Latona<p>LAGOS—NATIONAL Vice President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, South West, …

History of Wedding Traditions: Why Do Brides Wear White?

1. Turns out it's your "ring finger" for a reason. Engagement and wedding rings are worn on the fourth finger of the left hand because it was once thought that a vein in that finger led directly to the heart.<p>2. Queen Victoria is credited with starting the Western world's white wedding dress trend …

46 Brand-New Wedding Dresses That Will Make Your Heart Sing

10 Tips for Attracting and Maintaining a Top Notch Team

How to hire the best--even when your startup's funds are tight.<p>Barring very few exceptions, startups are cash poor and remain so for a very long time. But driven founders are capable of thriving in this environment and are not dissuaded by uncertainty of outcome or income. Compensation is rarely …

5 Secrets to Finding the Perfect Hire

The presumptions we have about what makes a great candidate are oftentimes not based on things that lead to results. Here's how to stop doing that.<p>Since I started my company I've been through seven different assistants, ranging from in-person hires to completely virtual assistants. While few of …

New Travel App Finds Last-Minute Flight Deals for the Spontaneous

There are apps that let you call a car at a moment's notice, or book a hotel for tonight, but last-minute airfare deals haven't yet seen the same …

6 Things All Successful Entrepreneurs Believe

Some entrepreneurs look at the world in a way that breeds success. Here's how they do it, and how you can, too.<p>Entrepreneurs have a different way of doing things.<p>It takes a special kind of person to be able to turn the spark of an idea in their minds into a full-fledged income-generating operation …

7 Habits of Remarkably Successful Leaders

Great leaders are made, not born. Maximize your effectiveness by emulating these habits.<p>Every great business needs effective and successful leaders--men and women who can inspire their employees to reach deep within themselves to get things done. Unfortunately, almost 60% of all businesses have a …