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Cereal maker Kellogg could lay off up to 1,100

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Kellogg (K) could lay off lay off more than 1,100 employees because of its decision to use grocers' warehouses rather than directly deliver many of its foods to store shelves.<p>The company said Wednesday it plans to begin exiting its direct store delivery network in favor of …

Should You Go to College If You Want to Be an Entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurship requires continuous learning, regardless if it results in a diploma.<p>There is no direct path to entrepreneurship. If you want to be a doctor, you study pre-med, go to med school, get a residency and then, become a full-fledged doctor. There are fairly clear steps to climbing …

Entrepreneurship

You Must Stop Doing These 5 Things to Be Productive

Don't confuse being busy with getting results.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a world where everything moves at a rapid pace and people lose patience after waiting for five seconds, it feels like there are more and more tasks we need to attend to right …

Time Management

8 Things the Successful Elite Do Quietly

Humility is often rewarded with loyalty while boastfulness more often generates resentment.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have the potential to be as successful as we dream of being, so what separates those who actually live out their potential from …

Self-improvement

The One Email Every Founder Should Know How To Write To Investors

You have to keep your investors in the loop, even when you aren’t fundraising. Here’s how.<p>So you raised your first round of funding. Good for you! Seriously, it takes a tremendous amount of work to close a round, so you should feel great about that. But regardless of the size of your round or the …

Venture Capital

Kenyan court blocks plans to dismantle world’s largest refugee camp

NAIROBI — A Kenyan court ruled Thursday against government plans to close the world’s largest refu­gee camp, which officials have claimed also serves as a foothold and recruiting ground for Islamist militants.<p>The court’s decision offers some breathing room to the mostly Somali refugees in the …