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5 Qualities Shared By Every High-Potential Employee

As business leaders, it is important to be able to identify and cultivate the employees who will be the future of the company—and direct its present …

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Knot of the Week: How to Wrap a Paddle or Handle with Paracord

If you’ve been in the Military, particularly the Navy, then you’ve probably seen the intricate work that’s been done with presentation paddles or …

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Biologists in ‘Limbo’ Over Mysterious Fish Die-Off

Wildlife officials are trying to determine the cause of a fish die-off in a Northern California lake, which came just a couple weeks after an earlier mass death elsewhere in the state.<p>Hundreds of dead carp have lined the shores of Lake Mendocino, about 10 miles northeast of Ukiah, the first being …

The Caged Bird Sang to Me

It is a little frustrating these days to decide whether or not someone is worth liking because of their politics. It is even more frustrating to see …

Rolf Harris says similarities between accusers' claims are coincidence

Rolf Harris has denied there was a common theme to his alleged sexual abuse of young girls, telling a court the complainants are "making it all up" and the attacks were not physically possible.<p>The Australian entertainer told jurors it was a coincidence that three women had made almost identical …

Stay At Home Mom Launched $24 Million Franchise in her Living Room

When Shannon Wilburn hosted a consignment sale for friends in her living room in 1997 with friend Daven Tackett, she didn’t know it was the start of …

Take a Tip from Bezos: Customers Always Need a Seat at the Table

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When starting a new business, it's understandable that the main focus is to develop an innovative product or service that will cause the market to stand up and pay attention. It's also clear that entrepreneurs need passion and endless …

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …