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Bolivia becomes first nation to legalise child labour from age 10

Bolivia says law reflects reality in country where 1 million children regularly work, but activists complain it will increase poverty and contravenes United Nations conventions<p>Alicia weaves through El Alto's stalled traffic under a blazing sun, hawking colourful woven flowers to grumpy drivers and …

Japanese Prime Minister Announces Major Subsidies For Technology That's A Direct Competitor To Tesla

The subsidy would mean that consumers would pay about 5 million yen for Toyota's fuel-cell sedan, which is set to go on sale by the end of March 2015 and priced at about 7 million yen.<p>Abe, who visited a hydrogen station and test-drove fuel-cell cars on Friday, vowed to back the technology through …

How the 25 Richest Americans Failed Miserably | Inc.com

It's common knowledge that most entrepreneurs fail at some point. Sometimes it's a colossal failure that results in a startup closing its doors.<p>Other times, it's just a little hiccup that makes for a great story. Regardless of the severity of the failure, many successful individuals have had just …

Bill Gates

Students opt for internships with impact

Creating marketing plans for Afghan artisans, enhancing nutrition in African food and developing healthcare in the Middle East are not traditional …

Who will teach responsibility in a buck-passing world?

“You are an investment adviser and manager for Outrageous Wealth Managers (OWM) which you joined recently, having worked for a number of years for …

A way into the hearts and minds of managers

When Rob Pearse signed up for a three-day leadership programme at Ashridge in the UK, it was because one aspect had piqued his interest. “The only …

Globalization in Reverse

Business<p>Search<p>CaliforniaCrowds Rally for Stephon Clark After Autopsy Reveals He Was Shot 6 Times in the Back<p>CrimeWoman Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison …

How to network as a career strategy

Networking is vital to a successful career – being in contact with the right people can help you find your next job or help you solve work problems. …

An internship is a debut performance, not a dress rehearsal

At the end of the academic year, the thoughts of many students turn to one of the common stepping stones of their career paths: the summer internship.<p>…

Growth in fund industry opens up jobs for the right candidates

The global fund industry is expected to undergo a big rise in assets under management over the next five years, creating a vast number of jobs as …

Will CFA become the new MBA?

This month thousands of people around the world filed into examination centres to put themselves through the same agony: the CFA examinations at …

Financial training must learn lessons from Great Recession

Business education is itself a business, so it is not unusual to receive a marketing spiel when enquiring about a programme. Just occasionally, …

5 Productivity Hacks (Or, How To Stop Hating Work)

In their popular New York Times piece, “Why You Hate Work,” Tony Schwartz and Christine Porath discuss a study of 12,000 white-collar workers they conducted in collaboration with the Harvard Business Review to find out what feeds real productivity. They found that people are most productive and …

Fortune.com

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Raise the Minimum Wage to Help Economy, IMF Tells U.S.

The International Monetary Fund released its annual review of the U.S. economy on Monday and called on the U.S. to raise its federal minimum wage rate.<p>The IMF described the U.S. minimum wage as low by both historical and international standards, saying that an increase would raise incomes for …

How to Create a Company of Thought Leaders

Every employee is a potential thought leader.<p>Your team is made up of individuals who, collectively, create an ecosystem of interconnected ideas, perspective, and insight. Leverage that ecosystem, and you’ll be running a company full of thought leaders. Just imagine the impact on your brand.<p>Despite …

The Only Market Research You Really Need | Inc.com

I love marketing and market researchers.<p>Really.<p>Back when dinsoaurs ruled the earth (the mid-1980s) I was marketing editor of <i>BusinessWeek</i>. I have written books about marketing, including a couple of bestsellers, and some of my favorite conversations of all time were with marketing geniuses--and …

Advertising Industry

The long and difficult road to business school

When Prakhar Gautam first thought about studying for an MBA he assumed that applying to business school would be straightforward. Little did he …

Challenging times for the traditional MBA market

It has long been a business school mantra that when the economy is strong, managers eschew business degrees to pursue their careers. However, a …

12 Things Successful People Do in the First Hour of the Workday | Inc.com

The first hour of the workday is critical, since it can impact your productivity level and mindset for the rest of the day.<p>"Successful people understand the importance of having control over their mornings, and know how to use that time wisely," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and …

Time Management

Generation XXX: Why we're afraid of internet porn

People like porn. It's not a surprising statement, and it's not true of everyone, but there are just a lot of people that like porn. Nine million of …

The Mind-Body Practices of 5 Mega-Successful Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s lots of research and advice around making sure you care for your body and mind as much as your business. You know it’s important to stay mentally and physically healthy, but can there be a strong case made for mind-body-connected …

Minimum wage: Seattle proves that the fight for decent pay can and must be won

Last Monday, the mayor of Seattle signed into law a city-wide minimum wage of $15 (£8.90) an hour. It will be phased in over the next three to seven years, but nonetheless it remains a path-breaking commitment. More amazingly, Kshama Sawant, Seattle's first socialist councillor since 1916, had been …

EM liquidity: the danger stalking global markets

“Emerging markets are where we can measure the deterioration of trading conditions. They are the warning for the rest of the market.”<p>So says Hung …