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Real Madrid Coach Explains Differences Between Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale

Paul Clement may not be a name on the tip of every fan's tongue when thinking of successful coaches over recent years, but his journey has been gilded with success in England, France and Spain.<p>This week, Carlo Ancelotti's assistant head coach spoke on the difference between two of the superstars …

Manchester United Transfer Rumours: Wayne Rooney 'Happy' Amid Chelsea Talk

Manchester United remain confident of hanging onto the signature of Wayne Rooney despite talk of a move to Chelsea once again coming to the fore in recent days.<p>David McDonnell of the <i>Mirror</i> reports that the club believe their star forward is happy in his current surroundings, shrugging off any …

Nightclub King Jon Taffer Sets A High Bar

Jon Taffer is the king of the bar business. Over the past three decades, he has managed dozens of bars and nightclubs, and is a consultant for bar owners all over the country.<p>Most recently, he has put his expertise to use as the host of the popular reality show <i>Bar Rescue</i>. Bar and nightclub owners …

New fund backs ex-military entrepreneurs

Investors have the chance to buy into businesses run by former members of the Armed Forces via a new fund<p>A new fund that will invest in businesses run by former servicemen and women is being launched today.<p>The investors behind the fund said that former members of the Forces had "qualities that make …

The fashion billionaires list | Financial Times

It just keeps growing! As Forbes pointed out, the Versace stake currently for sale is being discussed as a number that would value the company at …

Don't Waste Money - Make Your Social Media Advertising Smarter, More Original, More Effective

<b>#5 of 10 More Don’ts of Corporate Social Media</b><p><b>“Advertising is the price companies pay for being un-original,” designer Yves Behar has said.</b><p>But on social media, originality in advertising actually has found a new canvas, a new playground to explore. And the profession itself is being redesigned in …

The secret to unlocking creativity at the office

Creativity happens when boundaries are crossed.<p>Jon Bergmann and Aaron Sams were just small town teachers in Woodland Park, Colorado, when they came up with an idea they believed could change the way many students are taught.<p>They wanted a way to avoid boring lectures and tedious homework. So they …

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Hewlett Packard to cut 1,124 UK jobs

Hewlett Packard (HP) has announced plans to cut more than 1,100 UK jobs at the start of next year.<p>The computer manufacturer said it would cut 1,124 jobs in the first three months of next year as part of its global plan to combat falling demand and overhaul the company.<p>The Unite union said the jobs …

This company wants to help you escape your terrible corporate job

After three years of working at Ernst & Young in London as a management consultant, Dominic Jackman felt unfulfilled and decided it was time for a change. In 2009, he asked his boss for a sabbatical but was told “no.” In the past three months, six of his colleagues had also asked for sabbaticals …

Why Entrepreneurs Need to be Pilots, Not Engineers

Everyone "zones out" sometimes. Make sure you do it when it doesn't matter.<p>We all zone out. We even do it during the workday. We just don’t do it--hopefully--when we’re supposed to be driving a passenger train around a sharp curve into Spuyten Duyvil station in the Bronx.<p>Wednesday, the engineer of …

Indian Billionaire Ajay Piramal To Get $500 Million Windfall From Vodafone Stake Sale

India’s Department of Telecommunications has just approved British telecom giant Vodafone’s proposal to hike its holding in its Indian unit. The green light from India’s Foreign Investment Promotion Board, a federal government arm, is reportedly imminent: the FIPB meeting originally scheduled for …

4 Ways Great Customer Service Will Grow Your Business

<i>Jordy Leiser is co-founder and CEO of</i> <i>StellaService</i><i>, a company that independently monitors and rates the customer service performance of online retailers.</i><p>The entrepreneurial community is littered with boastful stories of the lengths that people will go to in order to be successful and the sacrifices …

Small businesses across Europe are bullish on growth

Small businesses across the UK, Republic of Ireland, Germany, Italy, Spain and the Czech Republic have thrown off their austerity shackles and are forecasting growth over the next two years, a report has found.<p>According to the Vodafone SME Digitisation Report, which surveyed 1,736 small business …

Meet Patrick Soon-Shiong, The LA Billionaire Reinventing Your Health Care

SANTA MONICA, Calif. –- You have been diagnosed with lung cancer.<p>There is a bewildering array of drugs, and combinations of drugs, that may shrink the tumor and prolong your life. Or they could make matters worse and give you terrible side effects.<p>In the past, this decision was mostly a crude …

5 Ways To Reframe Your Thinking To Be More Like Elon Musk

How do innovative minds like Elon Musk and Steve Jobs come up with their groundbreaking ideas? Here’s five ways they think differently.<p>Drawing parallels between Elon Musk and Steve Jobs is irresistible, but how do big thinkers like them come up with their innovative ideas and how can we reframe our …

How Google Sold Its Engineers on Management

Artwork: Chad Hagen, Graphic Composition No. 1, 2009, digital<p>Since the early days of Google, people throughout the company have questioned the value of managers. That skepticism stems from a highly technocratic culture. As one software engineer, Eric Flatt, puts it, “We are a company built by …

Warren Buffett's secrets uncovered by new study

Is Warren Buffett's success as an investor the result of luck or skill?<p>Is Warren Buffett's success as an investor the result of luck or skill? That's the question two analysts at AQR Capital Management, one of the world's largest and most sophisticated hedge funds, and a professor at New York …

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