Joseph Ishie

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Psychology beats business training when it comes to entrepreneurship

MANAGEMENT gurus have chewed over the topic endlessly: is a flair for entrepreneurship something that you are born with, or something that can be …

National University of Singapore

The Latest: Pence says Russia probes are not a distraction

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Russia probes (all times local):7:25 a.m.Vice President Mike Pence says the Trump …

Wall Street pushed down by rate expectations, North Korea, Apple

U.S. stock indexes slipped on Thursday as investors braced for a third interest rate hike this year and the United States ordered new sanctions against North Korea.<p>The S&P and the Dow snapped a run of record closing highs and Apple<p>Investors increased bets the U.S. Federal Reserve would raise rates …

Beyonce Met The 'Dear Evan Hansen' Cast & Their Reactions To Seeing Queen Bey Is All Of Us — PHOTO

Ben Platt and his <i>Dear Evan Hansen</i> co-stars may be have reached superstar status by starring in a Tony Award-winning Broadway show — but that …

Even Wall Street's biggest cheerleader is tired of the White House's Goldman guys and their tax 'plan'

Wall Street and the business community are losing their patience for this — and that became harshly evident this week when Mnuchin and Cohn appeared on the clubbiest of business media and got roasted.<p>I'm talking about CNBC, the network that breathlessly covered the "Trump rally" from that day after …

Columbus’ Ain’t the Only Legacy Stained by Slavery—So Is That of the Hero Many People Want to Replace Him With

Philosophical question here: Does anyone actually celebrate Columbus Day? Granted, most 9-to-5 workers enjoy it as a day off, but does anyone …

Hurricane Harvey’s Impact on Business

Our thoughts and prayers are with those who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey. A lot of rebuilding and repair will need to occur in and around …

Why Germany’s current-account surplus is bad for the world economy

THE battle-lines are drawn. When the world’s big trading nations convene this week at a G20 summit in Hamburg, the stage is set for a clash between a …

The four pillars of Singapore's sustainable development success

Since the 1970s, economic development has helped to lift billions of people out of poverty. Social indices of human development such as healthcare …

Money Talks: The scandal that won’t go away

Meeting The World's Food, Water And Energy Needs: A Reason For Optimism

How will we feed the 9 billion people that will live on this planet in a few decades? Will we have enough water for all these people to drink? Will there be sufficient water to grow the food we will eat, and to cultivate the consumables we will desire? Will we have enough energy to power the kind …

Agriculture

Solar offers more than clean, low cost energy

A critical opportunity has been overlooked on solar sites developed in Maryland — there’s been too much focus on the hardware and not enough …

Poultry farmers send SOS to northern govs over glut of eggs

Northern governors have been urged to facilitate enactment of a law that will compel the northern states to include egg among the list of foodstuffs …

What's the problem with Agriculture? - BusinessDay : News you can trust

What went wrong in the agriculture sector in Nigeria?<p>In the year 2013 , Indonesia made $19b from exporting palm oil, this is more than the entire …

Saudi Middle Class Needs to Live Without State Help, IMF Says

IMF says sharing oil wealth through government jobs and lavish subsidies no longer sustainable for MENA oil exporters<p>DUBAI—The sharing of oil wealth through government jobs and lavish subsidies is no longer sustainable for Saudi Arabia and its neighbors in the Middle East, the International …

International Monetary Fund

Trump Can't Bring Back All Those Jobs From China. Here's What He Can Do

Donald Trump's rhetoric on China and trade has been blunt, to say the least.<p>"We can't continue to allow China to rape our country — and that's what they're doing," he said at a May 2016 campaign rally. "It's the greatest theft in the history of the world."<p>His tone was a bit more measured leading up …

The facts on climate change — and what to do about it

<b>HARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR:</b><p>2014 was the hottest year on Earth since modern record-keeping began in 1880. That is, until 2015. And …

Rome’s Historic Hotel Eden Emerges from a Glamorous Renovation

At Rome’s Hotel Eden, old-school glamour gets a luxurious upgrade…<p>After an 18-month long renovation, one of Rome’s historic grandes dames has brought …

11 skills every 24-year-old should learn

If, like many people, you stumble out of college in your early 20s, unsure of what to do next, you can be forgiven for needing a few years to get your bearings.<p>The transition from school to work (or more work), can take a bit of getting used to. And it can also be a fun time to try things and toss …

Rothschild's Wealth is Five Times that of World’s Top 8 Billionaires Combined (VIDEO) | NAT GEO WEB - Worldwide Edition

A recent report by Oxfam International highlights the dramatic rise in income equality by noting that the combined wealth of the world’s top 8 …

11 Things You Need to Give Up If You Want to Be Happy and Successful

<b>Stop waiting for happiness and success — you can start achieving them in the present by giving up these toxic things.</b><p>When we aim to become happy and …

Why Powerful People Only Make Important Decisions in the Morning (and You Should Too) | Inc.com

Picture the last time you had an important decision to make. When did you make it? At night? In the morning? Midday?<p>Is there a best time to make important decisions?<p>What if you are a night owl? A morning person? Does it vary from person to person?<p>Researchers in Argentina sought to find the answer …

Study Skills

Canada effectively bans drones in cities

For many people in cities, drones have become a privacy issue; there have been many complaints about them buzzing around houses and apartments. In …

Don’t Take The Path of Least Resistance

Welcome to the human condition. We tend to do that which is easiest, often to the neglect of that which is best. The brain’s natural impulse is to …

Self-improvement

Meet A Green Innovator who Turns Plastics to Biodiesel in India

Who wouldn’t want to get rid of plastics—an integral part of human lives—so that it doesn’t clog drains or cause pollution. A Kolkata-based startup …

Trending: Tesco, Quebec Target Food Waste with New Hotline, Recovery Program

Image Credit: Tesco<p>Related:<p>Tackling food waste continues to be a top priority for the food industry and local governments, and two new initiatives in …

Agriculture

Author of groundbreaking study of school meals’ impact on class achievement said proposed cuts to programs reflects ‘lack of knowledge or … dishonesty’<p>The author of a groundbreaking 1988 study demonstrating the link between school meal programs and classroom achievement has denounced as …

Donald Trump

You could feed 5,967 homebound seniors for a year on what Trump’s Mar-a-Lago trips cost so far

Michael Mulvaney, the US’s new director of the Office of Management and Budget, presented a stark argument for the slashing of programs that feed poor elderly and students in President Donald J. Trump’s new budget on March 16—they’re being cut because feeding poor people doesn’t yield concrete …

BuyPower aims to ease the pain of utility payments in Nigeria

Benjamin Ufaruna and Asehinde Oladipo met at one of Nigeria’s emerging technology development services companies in Abuja.<p>In the hard-charging startup world that the two men entered there was little time to remember the minutiae of everyday life — like paying bills on time.<p>“In the midst of our busy …