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College Scholarships for Twins and Multiples

Education is expensive. And having twins is expensive! While parents of singletons can space their education expenses out over several years, parents …

Gc21 E-Academy Online Training Scholarships for SustainableDevelopment | 2018-2019 Scholarships

<i>GTZ/Global Campus 21</i> <br>Online Training<p><b>Deadline:</b> varies/ongoing<br>Study in: any Country<br>Course starts 2011<p><b>Brief description:</b><p>The Global Campus 21 E-Academy …

Training Scholarships | 2018-2019 Scholarships in for Training

List of Training Scholarships, Grants, and Fellowships for International Students<p>SPONSORED LINK<p><i>Australian Government</i> <br>Bachelors/Masters/PhD</b> …

University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships

2016 UMGF Scholarships are open to international students from any country. The scholarships are towards a Masters or PhD Degree in any field of …

EdX Free Online Courses | 2018-2019 Scholarships

<i>MIT/Harvard/UC Berkeley</i> <br>Short Course<p><b>Deadline:</b> varies<br>Study in: any Country<br>Course starts 2018<p><b>Brief description:</b><p>edX is a learning platform that gives …

Rotary Foundation Global Study Scholarships | 2018-2019 Scholarships

<i>Rotary Foundation</i><br>Masters/PhD Degrees<p><b>Deadline:</b> Rolling**<br>Study in: any Country*<br>Course starts AY 2018<p><b>Brief description:</b><p>The Rotary Foundation offers …

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Fulbright Foreign Student Program in USA

2018-2019 USA Fulbright Foreign Student Program are open/opening soon to international students from 155 countries around the world. The scholarships …

MasterCard Foundation Scholarship Program for Africans | 2018-2019 Scholarships

<i>MasterCard Foundation</i> <br>Bachelors/Masters/PhD Degree<p><b>Deadline:</b> Jan-July 2016<br>Study in: USA & Africa<br>Course starts September 2016<p><b>Brief description:</b><p>The …

University of the People Online Tuition Free Degrees

<i>University of the People</i> <br>Bachelors Degree <b>Deadline:</b> 1 Mar<b></b> 2018 (annual)<br>Study in: any Country (online)<br>Next term starts 12 April 2018<b>Brief description:</b> …

9 Ways to Help Your Significant Other Be Successful | Inc.com

Books and blog posts from thought leaders like Sheryl Sandberg and <i>Inc.</i> columnist Carrie Kerpen have triggered many a party conversation about the roles of husbands and wives as contributors to family success. I recently found myself in a fascinating conversation with Australian entrepreneur …

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Warby Parker Creates a Point-of-Sale System | Inc.com

In Warby Parker's world, style isn't the only thing that shouldn't be imitated. Software shouldn't be either.<p>When the venture-backed start-up realized none of the 30 existing point-of-sale vendors would serve its purposes, it set out to develop its own, reports Jason Del Rey for <i>All Things D</i>.<p>The …

Age Old Marketing Strategy That Always Works | Inc.com

Keep people guessing, and you'll have their undivided attention.<p>It's a technique that's been used by savvy marketers from Steve Jobs to the writers of <i>Breaking Bad.</i><p>It also seems to be the strategy behind Jelly, the latest venture from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone. A cryptic post on the Jelly website …

Focus on Improving One Leadership Competency at a Time | Inc.com

Executive recruiting firm Egon Zehnder International learned a lot while conducting more than 25,000 management appraisals over the course of five years. The company shares its insights in the white paper "The Five Things I Wish I Had Known When I Was Promoted to the C-Suite."<p>For example, one thing …

How to Make Things Happen | Inc.com

Here's a common scenario: a powerful, driven, clever management team drives their new business through stages a I like to call "Early Struggle" into "Fun" with laser-like focus and a ruthless dedication to effective execution. The business succeeds and grows, until one day the management team …

Do Your LinkedIn Connections Pass the Favor Test? | Inc.com

You might be tempted to build up your LinkedIn network by adding as many people as possible, but the real point of LinkedIn is to build quality connections.<p>Perhaps you should try thinking of the social network as an introduction machine.<p>"But that introduction machine only works if you are selective …

A Proven 8-Step New-Hire Training Program | Inc.com

In my last <i>Inc.</i> article, I wrote about the 10-step hiring process I use to find new employees. But I should tell you: My recruitment effort doesn't end with the offer letter. Once I find the right potential recruit, I make it my responsibility, as the leader of my company, to train new staffers so …

4 Expert Tips for a Productive Meeting | Inc.com

Meetings are terrible. Aside from the logistical difficulties of getting your core team members in the same place at the same time, they can often feel unproductive--even wasteful.<p>Here are four expert tips for making the most of your next meeting.<p><b>Schedule strategically.</b><p>Most meetings--61 …

6 Things Mozart Can Teach Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Composing music isn't all that different from coding a website. No, really. Mozart's and Bach's symphonies and classical sonatas, just like coding, have specific structures with rules that must be followed.<p>That's according to Yorgen Edholm, CEO of Palo Alto, California-based Accellion, a mobile …

Business Etiquette: Who Should Pick Up the Check? | Inc.com

It happens all the time. You're having dinner or lunch with people you work with. Everything's fine until the check comes. Then what? Who picks up the tab?<p>Best case, it's an awkward moment. Worst case, your thoughtlessness or ad-hoc solution to the dilemma can create a rift in a business …

How to Tell If Your Employees Are Bored | Inc.com

Sometimes your best employee leaves because he wants to move somewhere sunny or because his wife got a new gig on the other side of the country. Sometimes that uber productive engineer can’t resist the lure of her own startup or your communications ace has decided he wants to be a yoga instructor …

Company Culture is No Accident | Inc.com

In many ways when my partner and I left the big ad agency world to start our own shop it was a typical start-up story: Five-year business plans were developed, spreadsheets were created, and it all was revised hundreds of times.<p>There was another element of our initial planning efforts that I …

How to Be Happier at Work: 9 Tips | Inc.com

Many people think happiness, both professional and personal, is based on having a bigger house, nicer car, larger income. It's all about better, faster, higher, <i>more</i>.<p>Yet the happiest people I know focus a lot more on what they <i>do</i>, not on what they have. They see a great outcome as a wonderful …

7 Ways Businesses Can Dodge Obamacare | Inc.com

That's because under the law, businesses with at least 50 "full-time equivalent" employees have to provide health care to their workers or pay a penalty. Recent surveys indicate that many small-and medium-sized businesses are restricting hiring and cutting hours to get under that threshold. And …

Bumped Off a Flight? Here's What the Airlines Should Do for You | Inc.com

This may be a familiar airport scene: You arrive early for a flight, but the plane has been overbooked. An airline attendant makes repeated--and enticing--appeals to give up your seat in return for a voucher or free accomodations.<p>You're tempted, but you have an appointment to make. Apparently, so …

Leadership Lessons From Gettysburg, 150 Years Later | Inc.com

The population of the United States is now 10 times what it was at the start of the U.S. Civil War. Thus, as horrible as the casualties and scale of that war were, it's hard to conceive of its impact.<p>Imagine a nation of 31 million people in which a war kills 625,000, or in which a single …

5 Things You Need to Know Before Making a Big Decision | Inc.com

Every time I start on a new project, it happens at least once: I formulate an opinion based on something a client tells me. And that opinion ultimately turns out to be completely wrong.<p>I just had one of those eye-opening incidents recently. Had I not taken the time to verify what I'd been told, I …

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Want to Start a Company? 5 Things to Consider First | Inc.com

Andy Palmer has started at least five companies by my count--and I’d guess he has invested in dozens of others. Based on that experience, I’d consider him an expert when it comes to deciding whether you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur.<p>After graduating from Bowdoin with a major in English, …

How to Nudge an Unresponsive Customer | Inc.com

Here's a frustrating but common situation: you're developing a relationship with a big client and you're pretty certain that the opportunity is moving forward, but then, boom! For no apparent reason the prospect suddenly won't communicate with you.<p>I recently got an email from a reader who …

Creepiest Ad Trend Ever? New Tech Could Let Ads Play Inside Your Head | Inc.com

A woman rests her head against a train or bus window at the end of a long day. Suddenly, she hears a voice; it's talking to her. But no one else can hear a thing...<p>No, this is not the opening scene to a cheesy horror movie or science fiction thriller. This is German ad agency BBDO Düsseldorf's …

How to Get a Million Twitter Followers by Christmas

Easy: It all depends on what you're willing to pay. Welcome to the Fake Twitter economy.

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