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How to Become a Media Darling

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Progress and Potential<p>Want to know how a society -- in the developing world especially -- really ticks? Ask the women.<p>From Nairobi to New Guinea, women have long served as the family's primary caretaker -- cooking, cleaning and supplies …

7 Memorable Graduation Speeches by Entrepreneurs and Other Leaders | Inc.com

In 1994, I witnessed perhaps history's most insane commencement addresses, at Wheaton College in Norton, Mass.<p>Connie Chung, then the anchor of CBS Evening News, offered a stream-of-consciousness recounting of a dream she'd had the night before--not exactly a Martin Luther King Jr.-style …

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Travel Lists Archives – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

By Nellie Huang| 2018-05-22T13:56:00+00:00 May 18th, 2018|<p>The best travel jobs are those that let you live a life of travel and get paid at the same …

18 Best U.S. Summer Music Festivals: From Bonnaroo to EDC (PHOTOS)

Summer Hits<p>Jean Trinh rounds up the best music festivals in the U.S., with artists like Beyoncé and Nine Inch Nails.<p>06.01.13 4:45 AM ET<p>Julie …

My subordinate tattles on me. Is this a millennial thing?

<b>DEAR GOVERNESS</b><p>A young subordinate went over my head to complain after we disagreed on a work issue. This is the second time she's tattled on me despite my telling her to deal with me directly. Is this a millennial thing?<p>—Carol M., Ottawa<p><b>Dear Carol</b><p>Sort of. Loyalty isn't a given for Generation Y, or …

What’s your idea of the perfect vacation? Do you prefer to escape from the rest of the world, or would you rather immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and tastes of another culture? http://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20120326-the-perfect-trip-to-thailands-islands?OCID=fbtvlimg

A beginner’s guide to South America

With idyllic beaches, snow-covered mountains, tropical rainforests and cultural wonders, it is hard to know where to start on this massive continent.<p>South America has long captivated travellers with its plethora of natural and cultural wonders. Take a quick inventory of continental highlights, and …

Through fire, divorce and cancer, businesses turn setbacks into success

They are devastating scenarios for any business owner: a welder's spark on a September morning ignites a fire that burns your factory to the ground by mid-afternoon; the breakdown of a marriage, which threatens the successful company co-founded by spouses, or the recurrence of breast …

Your Consumer Rights for Mobile Phones: The Wireless Code of Conduct

No cancellation fees after 2 years<p>You can cancel your contract after 2 years with no cancellation fees – even if you have agreed to a longer …

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CRTC Wireless Code doesn't eliminate three-year contracts but makes it free to cancel after two years

The CRTC issued its new Wireless Code today, during the early hours of the Canadian Telecom Summit in Toronto, and much of what it addresses will …

New CRTC wireless rules ban contract break fees after 2 years

The CRTC has unveiled a new code of conduct that forbids cellphone companies from charging customers fees to break their contracts after two years …

Intro to productivity (that thing Canadians are apparently so bad at)

Presenting: the Econowatch special report on productivity<p><i>If you spend any time reading about the Canadian economy, you have inevitably come across</i> …

What market watchers will be watching in the week ahead

TORONTO – Traders will be looking at a slew of top-drawer economic data this week from two standpoints: how the U.S. economic recovery is coming …

Police called when up to 30 parents fight at youth soccer game in Barrie, Ont.

Police were called to a youth soccer tournament in Barrie, Ont., after some parents got into a fight.<p>According to police, an argument broke out Saturday afternoon between parents from a Kitchener team and a Barrie team.<p>It's alleged one of the parents uttered racial slurs to another parent, causing …

Doug Ford blasts councillors for taking 'gravy plane' to national municipality meeting

Toronto City Councillor Doug Ford on his radio show Sunday criticized councillors who are attending the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) meeting in Vancouver, deriding them for taking a "gravy plane" to the event.<p>His brother and co-host, embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, did not attend …