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Food processing course aims to make traditional food market-ready

A new traditional foods processing course in Inuvik, N.W.T., is aimed at helping extend the shelf-life of country food and make it more readily …

Agriculture

FAKE: Man digs tunnel from bedroom to pub

UPDATE: IT'S A FAKE! TOO BAD.<p>Patsy Kerr of Omagh, Ireland reportedly spent 15 years digging a tunnel from under his bed to a nearby pub so he could …

6 Effective Sales Strategies to Close Deals Faster | Inc.com

The way consumers make purchasing decisions is constantly changing, so it's important to continually reevaluate your sales strategy with your staff. Selling any type of product or service can be a fine line to walk--you have to find that perfect balance between being persuasive but not arrogant or …

Selling

Word of Mouth: Tokyo Street Food + Drink

by Jennifer Miller<p>Unlike Southeast Asian countries, Japan isn’t known for its street food. Munching on the sidewalk is generally considered impolite—a fact that is tacitly reinforced by the lack of public trash cans. (Somehow, Japanese cities manage to be spotless, regardless of the fact that it’s …

Principal Writes Incredible Letter to Students Regarding Standardized Test Results

After receiving their standardized test results, students at the Barrowford Primary School in Lancashire, England received a letter from their …

How A Student And A Professor Became Business Partners

Honest Tea’s concept–social responsibility to the beverage industry–was born in a classroom. Its cofounders are learning from each other.<p>Most university students can’t wait for summer break to escape the inquiring glances and intense grilling from their professors. But one Yale University School of …

The 12 Hottest Startups In Africa

In fact, there are now more than 90 tech hubs in across Africa, according to the World Bank. These startups are tackling issues like education, connectivity, and transportation.<p>In 2013, U.S. investors poured more money into African startups than any other year, according to CrunchBase.

A Little Girl Wrote Google A Letter Asking To Give Her Dad A Day Off, And Google Responded

Here's some advice on how to get some time off from work: Have your daughter send a really cute letter to your employer, asking them to give you a day off.<p>Bonus points if the letter is written in crayon.<p>One little girl decided to give her dad a hand. She wrote his employer, which happens to be …

The Secret to Being Successful in Every Situation | Inc.com

Scientific management. Direct marketing. Management by walking around. Search-engine optimization. Kaizen. Social marketing. Lean Six Sigma. Content marketing. What do all of these have in common?<p>Each of these theories and processes was once, if not currently, the dominant trend in management or …

Next Generation Customers Will Test Every Business

If you think your business has weathered the storm, think again. In addition to obvious economic challenges, the emerging generation of customers is determined to radically change the rules for customer engagement. Their expectations of relationship and personalization are taxing businesses today, …

How I Run a $16 Million Company Out of My Living Room | Inc.com

<i>Allison O'Kelly was on the corporate fast track: She had an M.B.A. from Harvard, had worked as a CPA at KPMG, and was climbing the executive ladder at Toys "R" Us. But everything changed when she had kids. Now, O'Kelly's Atlanta-based staffing company, Mom Corps, is helping her--and other working</i> …

Living Rooms

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

International Sales Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.<p>It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in …

Watch Dogs promotion triggers bomb squad response to major publication

A bomb squad was called to the Sydney offices of Ninemsn, a major Australian online publication, after the company received promotional material for Ubisoft's open-world title <i>Watch Dogs</i> in the guise of a beeping, black safe.<p>According to a Mumbrella story published today, the authorities were …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Study examines achievement gap between Asian American, white students

A growing achievement gap between Asian American students and their white classmates is due largely to greater work effort and cultural attitudes, not innate cognitive ability, researchers say.<p>In a study published Monday in the journal PNAS, two sociology professors found that Asian Americans enter …

Achievement Gap