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The Philippines' president swore at a British journalist during another anti-US tirade

During a press conference this week, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte again inveighed against the US, capping his rant by directing one his most frequently used insults against the British journalist who questioned him.<p>"You did raise earlier the comparison with Latin America and narcostate," …

Companies headed by introverts performed better in a study of thousands of CEOs

The type of CEO who lands on the cover of business magazines has a big, outgoing personality, all the better to charm investors, win over partners and rally employees.<p>But what if companies run by extroverts did poorly? What if companies fared better in the hands of introverts?<p>What if we knew how …

Psychology

5 Startups That Are Killing It With Social Media Marketing

Social media is seductive because of its easy point of entry and low-cost basis, but a lot of time and effort are required to create a successful campaign. Large corporations can dump money into huge advertising campaigns whenever they want, but it’s the bit players -- the emerging startups of the …

I'm convinced there are only 5 ways to get rich

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>There are many definitions of what it means to be rich.<p>Being rich is more of a state of mind than a dollar amount. …

Self-improvement

Confessions Of A Serial Entrepreneur: What I Learned After My First Startup

One of my favorite entrepreneurs ever is John Gagliardi because, basically, you never know what he is going to do next.<p>He was one of the original founders of Blue Buffalo Pet Food and also launched athletic equipment/apparel maker Maverik Lacrosse, which he later sold to Kohlberg & Co. His latest …

Entrepreneurship

The 8 Key Rules of Starting the Business of Your Dreams on a Shoestring Budget

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, before the Internet was pervasive, before everyone carried a smartphone and before do-it-yourself software tools were available for free, it was difficult to reach a critical mass of new customers without spending a …

John Sculley Talks About Mentors, Failure, Reasons To Join A Startup -- But Not The Future Of Soda

John Sculley is best known for his successes at Pepsi and his dramatic tenure at Apple, including the battle that jettisoned Steve Jobs from the ground-breaking tech firm. But Sculley’s post-Apple career has been focused squarely on helping build new businesses and mentoring younger entrepreneurs. …

Entrepreneurship

How to Manage a Team of B Players

In 2004, Greece surprised the world by winning the European Championship, the toughest tournament in international soccer. Despite not even being a dark horse in the competition, and with a team of mostly peripheral and unremarkable players, they overcame France and hosts Portugal (twice) to lift …

9 Business Books That Will Change Your Life Today

Knowledge is regarded as the only lasting competitive advantage. This is true for economies, countries, organizations and people. This is the reason, …

Vintage Watch Collecting

<i>Please enjoy the following article by Jason Cormier of Matt Baily who sells watches in Canada. He is a vintage watch lover (lots of love to Rolex it</i> …

Watches

Vintage Rolex Specialist Eric Ku Explains Record-Breaking Christie’s Record-Breaking Rolex Daytona “Lesson One” Auction | SJX Watches

<b>The Pulsations Daytona</b><p>Rolex Daytona ref. 6239 with pulsations dial, c. 1967 Price realised US$838,090<p><i>The “Pulsometer” dial is a very rare dial, of</i> …

9 documentaries that will make you smarter about business

• Snap will save $25 million this year after cutting 7% of its staff in two separate rounds of layoffs (SNAP)<br>• Autopsy diagram shows the spots in Stephon …

5 Ways to Grow Your Business Through Social Media | Inc.com

Just about every company has a social media presence in some way or another. Some are savvy, but others create a Facebook page and expect the work to be done for them. It's a dangerous mindset; just like everything, maintaining a strong social media presence takes a lot of work. The payoff can be …

Public Relations

5 strategies that will make you a more authentic leader

<b>Related: Authenticity Is Your Brand's Greatest Social Media Asset</b><p>But that's the wrong question to ask because the fact is that when you are authentic, you are much more effective as a leader. People <i>want</i> to follow you.<p>Here are five ways you can start to step into your natural power right now.<p>People …

Leadership

A Guide to Winning Support for Your New Idea or Project

You’ve got an idea for something that will improve your company’s bottom line or make it a better place to work. Nice going. Now for the hard part: How do you get people on board? How do you get funding? And what should you do if your idea doesn’t catch on?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>In an ideal world, …

Bell & Ross BR 03-96 Grande Date Watches

French watchmaker Bell & Ross presents a classic model in two different colorways.<p>French luxury watchmaker Bell & Ross releases two new limited edition models of its classic BR 03 Grande Date watch. The exterior of the timepiece includes a contemporary black dial set within a satin-polished …

Watches

Jack Welch says doing these 2 things will get you a big promotion

Legendary General Electric CEO Jack Welch has taken to LinkedIn to offer a few words of wisdom to those office dwellers looking to get ahead. In …

11 documentaries that will make you smarter about business

From a film on Wal-Mart's business practices to one on aspiring sommeliers, each will simultaneously entertain and educate you about business.

Fashion data tool Editd helps Asos push revenues up 37%

Online fashion retailer Asos claimed a 37% revenue increase in the last quarter to 2013 thanks to data insights that helped structure its pricing competitively, the brand has said.<p>Asos has signed up for 200 of its fashion buyers to receive access to Editd, a London startup which aggregates fashion …

How Successful People Handle Toxic People

Shares 9K<p><i>Nearly everyone has a friend, a colleague, or in some cases a partner whose behavior can be toxic. Dr. Travis Bradberry shares the</i> …

Self-help

Building Your Startup With PHP: Getting Started

This is the first installment of a series geared towards walking you through the stages of transforming a cool business concept into an actual …

Why You Didn’t Get the Job

Over the course of my career I have scheduled thousands of software engineering interviews with hundreds of hiring managers at a wide array of …

Is Silicon Valley's immigration agenda gutting the tech industry's middle class?

In search of top talent from around the globe, tech's elite are displacing American workers, say programmers<p>When the Senate passed its new immigration reform bill last week, Mark Zuckerberg took to his Facebook page to celebrate. "A lot of work remains before reform becomes law but today's vote …

Study: People With a Lot of Self-Control Are Happier

Improbably enough, people who are better able to resist impulses report being more satisfied with their lives.<p>austin hsieh/Flickr<p><b>PROBLEM:</b> "Among humankind's most valuable assets" is self-control, according to Wilhelm Hofmann and his team of researchers at the University of Chicago. They define it …

What Sets The Google Cloud Platform Apart From The Rest

There is a misperception about the new Google Cloud Platform that the company put into general availability last week at Google I/O. It’s not a brand new platform. It’s what Google has used for years. It is Google’s foundation. It is what makes Google, Google. And now it’s open for the first time …

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Try To Be Apple

Everybody wants to be Apple. But they can’t be, and, Brian Millar argues, that’s not such a bad thing.<p>In 2011, struggling department store chain J.C. Penney hired the guy who was behind the Apple stores. He applied the same principles that had made Apple’s geek chic boutiques some of the most …

What 8 Tech Billionaires Were Doing In Their 20s

Probably attending a college or university, enjoying your youth, and having new experiences away from home.<p>Many of technology's most notable billionaires were doing no such thing.<p>Michael Dell for instance was already investing in stocks and precious metals before he graduated high school.<p>During …

Silicon Valley