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15 fun Google Easter eggs

Google is used by millions of people to navigate the web every day, but how many of us really put it through its paces? The Telegraph digs out a few of the search engine's hidden gems.<p>1. Calculator<p>Google's calculator function is far more powerful than most people realise. As well as doing basic …

Manchester United FC

Buying a distressed business: When speed is of the essence

Many opportunities are arising to buy distressed businesses – those in financial trouble or an insolvency procedure – or their assets at discounted …

Small Business

Family businesses are more stable due to diverse boards

Family businesses are less likely to fail than big business because they are more often made up of a well functioning and diverse board of directors, …

Durham University

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40 ways to save a fortune

In these troubled times, businesses and entrepreneurs can’t always rely on anybody else’s financial support.<p>Banks – not worth the paper their money …

Small Business

Fast Company posts tagged Most Creative People 2013 | Fast Company

Fast CompanyPolish Your Resume And Apply For That Dream Job Directly From Your PhoneLevo League unleashes an app for digitally native job seekers.<p>Fast CompanyDuolingo Users Are Going To Translate Posts For BuzzFeed<p>Fast CompanyPeople Are Watching BuzzFeed Videos Most During Primetime TV Hours<p>Fast …

Is An MFA The New MBA?

Companies all across America are starting to see a critical talent gap as older employees retire. Arts students may not have all the traditional skills, but they have the most important one: creativity.<p>An estimated 10,000 Baby Boomers will turn 65 every day for at least the next 17 years, according …

How to become a first-class negotiator

The word “negotiation” evokes connotations of difficulty. We assume that negotiations are difficult and require a special innate talent, or that …

Management

The World's Youngest Billionaires: 29 Under 40

There are 1,426 billionaires in the world this year. They are the wealthiest of the wealthy. But only 29 members of this elite list are under 40 years old, with that exciting combination of money and youth.<p>Those 29 have a total of $119 billion between them. Ten come from the technology sector, …

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IEA warns Germany on soaring green dream costs

Germany's push for wind and solar and its retreat from nuclear power is driving electricity costs to untenable levels and destroying support for the green agenda, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned.<p>“The fact that German electricity prices are among the highest in Europe, must serve as …

Billionaires' Tips For New Grads: Advice From Jobs, Oprah, Zuckerberg And More

College students across the country will accept diplomas and step out into the “real world” for the first time this month. Some have jobs, many don’t, but all are hopeful about what lies ahead.<p>As to their first steps beyond the comfort of campus, whose advice should they follow? What lessons should …

Does An MBA Make You Happy? The MBA Happiness Index 2013

(MBA50.com) You might typically expect people investing up to two years of their time and money to gain an MBA to have a mix of optimism, ambition, and determination. But until now, no one has thought to ask the same group whether pursuing an MBA actually makes them happy.<p>Media rankings tend to …

The Best- And Worst-Paying Jobs In America

Though C-level executives are infamous for what many consider to be their excessive pay, it turns out those sporting scrubs in the operating room bring in a bigger paycheck, on average, than those wearing suits in the corner office. That’s according to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics’ …