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Is Your Company Offensive Or Defensive In Strategy? Competition Lessons From Tiger Woods To Win Majors In Golf And Business

It is one of the most surprising statistics in sports: Tiger Woods has never won a major when he has not led the tournament going into the final round. Tiger has won 14 majors (second most in golf history to Jack Nicklaus) but none of them have come when he has had to chase down the leader on …

Are you a ‘savvy’ investor? Take this quiz to find out

The ancient Greek aphorism "know thyself" was conceived millennia before 21-century investors grappled with financial plans, risk-tolerance levels and mutual fund fees.<p>But, it's a vital tenet when it comes to investing.<p>So when a random sampling of 1,000 Canadians was surveyed by BMO Nesbitt Burns …

Smashburger wants to be 'Starbucks of burgers'

Smashburger thinks it can become a fast-food force by being the un-McDonald's of burger joints. It's all about better burgers, unconventional sides and savvy social media marketing.<p>When your name is Smashburger, you'd better have a pretty nifty game plan to compete with McDonald's.<p>This is one of …

Top 25 Quotes To Discover The Leader In You

I was inspired by author Dave Kerpen’s recent article that shared his top 25 leadership quotes. As he aptly noted, great quotes inspire us to change, to grow, and to become our best selves. In that same vein, I’m sharing my own favorite famous and not-so-famous quotes that have inspired me and my …

The Shocking Stats About Who’s Really Starting Companies In America

Fully a third of venture-backed companies that went public between 2006 and 2012 had at least one immigrant founder at the helm. Arianna Huffington and other prominent entrepreneurs on why the U.S. needs to get creative about immigration policy.<p>What do Google’s Sergey Brin, eBay’s Pierre Omidyar, …

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No more excuses

<b>By Sam Weinman</b><p>How many times has this happened to you? You're on the first tee negotiating strokes and someone in your group -- it could even be you -- doesn't have a handicap.<p>Enter <b>Golf Digest Handicap, a new tool on GolfDigest.com</b> that allows golfers a quick and easy way to get their own handicap. …

'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' Crashes Matt Damon's 'Elysium' Press Event

During a segment of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" the late night host's sidekick Guillermo crashed a fake junket for Damon's upcoming Sony flick "Elysium."<p>Guillermo storms in saying he's promoting a "new film" called "Estupido," a true story about "a man from Boston who's stupid" before showcasing another …