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Brexit Diaries 17: Get ready for a car crash

Theresa May could have been handed a poisoned chalice by promising a parliamentary vote on a Brexit deal. Her position is starting to look …

10 things to try after you install iOS 11

What to do after you upgrade<p>iOS 11 is available, officially, today. It's coming to every iPhone and iPad made in the past few years, and chances are, you're going to upgrade. When you install it on your iPhone, you'll find that some things are very different than what you're used to, but the core …

“Don’t buy our products”: Why Patagonia’s Founder Intentionally Slowed Growth to Preserve The Brand

Yvon Chouinard is no regular company founder. He started a company simply because he was a dissatisfied consumer of rock climbing equipment, who …

Here’s What You Do When Customers Start Abandoning Your Business

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.</i><p>There are a number of reasons why customers may decide to abandon your product or service. But if you …

Brexit seven weeks on: how many of the predictions have come true?

The Brexit dust is beginning to settle. It’s now more than seven weeks since the vote and some of the effects on matters relating to our finances are beginning to crystallise.<p>What is clear is that the more lurid predictions made by the Remain camp before the vote have not come to pass.<p>Here we look …

Evidence of an economic slowdown is growing – over to you Mr Carney

<b>The lowest figure since February 2009; the biggest fall since the figures started to be collected in 1996.</b><p>For those hunting for poor economic data since the referendum result, today's Purchasing Managers' Index for the crucial services sector certainly provides significant pickings.<p>And it builds on …

Economics

Carney rips his shirt off

<b>The Bank of England is not very confident about the future of the economy.</b><p>It says growth will fall dramatically, announcing the biggest downgrade to its growth forecast since it started inflation reports in 1993.<p>The economy, it says, will be 2.5% smaller in three years' time than it believed it …

Economics

Economic forecaster predicts 'sharp slowdown' over Brexit

<b>Scotland faces a sharp slowdown in growth and higher unemployment over the next few years as a direct result of the Brexit vote, a leading economic forecaster has warned.</b><p>The University of Strathclyde's Fraser of Allander Institute said a prolonged period of "economic uncertainty and financial …

Economics

Theresa May 'wants and expects' to protect rights of Poles in UK

<b>Theresa May has said she "wants and expects" to be able to protect the rights of Polish citizens in the UK, if British expats' rights are protected.</b><p>In Poland on the latest visit of her post-referendum tour of EU leaders, the UK prime minister said she valued Poles' contribution to the UK.<p>There are …

United Kingdom

Bank of England considers interest rate cut to tackle Brexit crisis

Monetary policy committee discussing a range of options, which include keeping rates on hold or slashing them to zero<p>The Bank of England will consider the first interest rate cut for more than seven years this week, as it seeks to contain the economic fallout from the Brexit vote.<p>Some City …

Economics

The best beach hotels in Europe

La Minervetta, Sorrento<p>AMALFI COAST/SORRENTINE PENINSULA, ITALY<p>With this crazily brilliant, pocket-sized hotel clinging like an eagle's lair to the …

Ryanair will shift investment away from UK after Brexit vote

Making of a Fine Shirt

35 Outstanding Podcast Picks From Entrepreneurs Like You | Inc.com

I thought it would be fun to create a list of popular podcasts, but download numbers can be skewed so who's to say what's popular? With that in mind I reached out to my list of peers, clients, and social media connections and received a wonderful response. From marketing, to politics, to religion, …

Self-improvement

Europe's 10 best hidden ski resorts | CNN Travel

Travel

You Get 25,000 Mornings as an Adult: Here are 8 Ways to Not Waste Them

You’ll wake up for about 25,000 mornings in your adult life, give or take a few. These are 8 ways to get the best out of them.

Match Your Motivational Tactic to the Situation

How do you know if you are selecting the right motivational strategies to convince your employees, peers, and even yourself to work smarter and harder?<p>Behavioral scientists have been researching the different ways people motivate themselves and others for decades. Their experiments have shown, for …

Luxury Brand Strategies: How To Attract Affluent Customers Through PR

As 2016 comes upon us, the new year is a great time to take a fresh look at your PR and marketing plans. One of the trickiest and most desirable sectors to reach is the luxury consumer. For perspective, I’ve gathered the advice of two entrepreneurs who are promoting their companies to this elite …

Marketing

North Coast 500: Does 'Scotland's Route 66' live up to the hype?

“Scotland's answer to Route 66.” That is the pitch for the Scottish tourist board's latest attempt to tempt visitors to the Highlands: North Coast 500. The circular route, launched last year, skirts the very top of the United Kingdom and offers visitors “fairytale castles, beaches and ruins”, …

Why I Failed as a Student and Succeeded as an Entrepreneur | Inc.com

Donny Zanger is the founder and CEO of All Week Walls, a New York-based pressurized wall company. In addition to All Week Walls, he has started up a number of other businesses too. I talked to Donny recently about his experience as an entrepreneur, and what it took for him to create a successful …

Entrepreneurship

The Best Way to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Workday | Inc.com

How you deal with the initial 10 minutes of the workday largely can determine how effective and productive you will be the remainder of the day.<p>Below is a list of 10 things the most successful individuals do within the initial 10 minutes of the workday:<p>1. They reflect.<p>Accomplishing your top goals …

Time Management

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How Making 1 Percent Improvements for Everything Adds Up

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>In 2010, Dave Brailsford faced a tough job.<p>No British cyclist had ever won …

Dealing with negative online reviews

Whatever your business, it is possible that someone, somewhere, has posted a review about it online. Customer reviews have a big impact on a …

A Bad Decision is Better Than No Decision At All

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Analysis paralysis is the poison that entrepreneurs continually feed themselves. We repeatedly go back and forth with our inquiries while trying to make perfect decisions. We listen to new specialists and new points of view. We hold …

4 Tips for Preparing Your Business to Grow

This story originally appeared on Salesforce<p>Everyone wants their business to succeed. You want your business to be around next year and the following year, don’t you? The question is, how many customers do you need to be successful and, more importantly, sustainable?<p>Here are four tips for preparing …

6 Changes Organizations Should Make Today

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In today's competitive landscape, companies need to be efficient or get left behind. That said, companies are often stuck in their ways, leaving opportunity for growth out cold. Here are some things I would do if I took over your business …

Tottenham Hotspur will demand Mauricio Pochettino changes view on Europa League

Spurs chairman Daniel Levy will want new head coach to target competition next season because winners will qualify for Champions League<p>Maurico Pochettino must change his opinion that “the Europa League is not an attractive competition” as <b>Tottenham Hotspur</b> head coach.<p>Daniel Levy, the Spurs chairman, …

Soccer