Michael Pierre

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Cuba investment in the Caribbean islands

At a cost of almost a billion dollars, Cuba's newest port is being hailed as a sign of its growing economic strength.<p>The facility built, with Brazil's help, is set to provide a much-needed commercial link to the rest of the world.<p>But with so much investment going to Cuba, other nations in the …

5 Things Successful People Do Before 8 AM

Rise and shine! Morning time just became your new best friend. Love it or hate it, utilizing the morning hours before work may be the key to a …

Success

10 Awesome Infographics to Guide Your Marketing Plan for 2014

Infographics seem to be getting more and more popular lately. They’re certainly fun to look at, and they convey useful information in a format that’s …

The 30 Best Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs in 2013

It started with a gap in the market.<p>Technology writing comes in many forms. It can be long and lyrical a la The New Yorker. And it can be bite-size — …

3 Time Management Tips That Will Improve Your Health And Productivity

This is especially true with your health, where the important issues almost never seem urgent even though your life ultimately hangs in the balance.<p>No, going to the gym today isn't urgent, but it is important for your long-term health.<br>• No, you won't die from stress today, but if you don't get it …

The $0 Marketing Stack: 41 Free Options to Popular Paid Services and Tools

What tools do you use to get your online marketing work done?<p>Can you do all the same work of a digital marketer, and do it for <b>free</b>?<p>The list of tools …

Airlines approve first fare hike of 2014

The first airline fare hike of the year is modest and will primarily affect business travelers who book flights at the last minute.<p>Delta Air Lines, one of the nation's largest carriers, initiated the hike earlier this week by raising domestic tickets $10 per round-trip flight but only for …

Exxon CEO joins anti-fracking lawsuit after drilling threatens his property value

It seems it’s not so easy to be pro-fracking when it affects you directly<p>Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson is involved in a legal battle over fracking. The weird part is, he's on the side that's against it.<p>Don't worry, Tillerson hasn't changed his "Drill, baby, drill" mentality or had a change of heart about …

Congrats WhatsApp! Here Is How the Other 99% of Startups Get It Done

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>"Hooray, another multi-billion dollar acquisition!"<p>I’m sure most entrepreneurs didn’t wake up exclaiming that when they found out WhatsApp was purchased by Facebook. While the news is great, and we’re bound to see a few more Lamborghinis …

Twitter Responds to Wayne Rooney's Reported New Manchester United Contract

The BBC reported on Friday that Manchester United playmaker Wayne Rooney was on the verge of putting pen to paper on a long-awaited five-and-a-half-year deal to stay at Manchester United.<p>England striker Wayne Rooney reaches agreement on new five-and-a-half-year contract at Manchester United #mufc— …

Soccer

Rooney Must Prove He's Worthy of His Enormous Deal

Wayne Rooney's lucrative new contract at Manchester United has been signed, as announced by the club's official website.<p>The much-mentioned figure of £300,000 per week (per <i>Daily Mail</i>) has been agreed, making Rooney's salary worth more than £62m over the next four years.<p>Having apparently been delayed …

Soccer

Mesut Ozil and the 10 Most Harshly Criticised Footballers in the Premier League

Mesut Ozil has come under fire this week as the man who once appeared to be the keystone to Arsenal's trophy hunt missed a penalty against Bayern Munich and was lambasted for poor defending by Mathieu Flamini. The German was even moved to apologise for his subpar effort.<p>Yet, despite criticism …

Soccer

Il Derby Della Mole: Torino and Juventus Share More Than a Rivalry and a City

The president of Juventus was pushed out. A year earlier, Alfredo Dick won the Italian championship with the team that spurned him. So he joined 23 Swiss men, with “bowler hats and a lot of good will,” wrote Marco Cassardo in his book, <i>Belli e Dannati</i> (h/t John Foot).<p>They met in a beer hall in …

Soccer

Bernie Ecclestone says he has full support of the owners of Formula One and will stay as the sport's chief executive

F1 supremo claims to have the backing of Donald Mackenzie, the chairman of CVC Capital Partners, and will stay on as the sport's chief executive<p>Bernie Ecclestone claimed on Friday night that Formula One’s controlling shareholder CVC Capital Partners was happy for him to continue as chief executive …

Motorsport

Sydney Roosters overpower Wigan Warriors to win World Club Challenge

Wigan were soundly beaten 36-14 by the Sydney Roosters but not disgraced in a World Club Challenge that confirmed the suspicion that the gulf between the Super League and Australasia's National Rugby League has widened.<p>The Warriors averted the humiliation that seemed all too likely when they fell …

Six Nations 2014: An experienced Ireland near their peak against an England who are a talented work in progess

Twickenham on Saturday is the stage for a classic meeting of sides at different stages of development which will be decided by big men and small margins<p>There are certain matches you cannot help but get excited about. <b>England</b> against <b>Ireland</b> on Saturday is one.<p>It is a benchmark occasion for both …

Rob Kearney

India's Airlines Team to Try to Block AirAsia Low Cost Carrier

India’s struggling private sector airlines have banded together to block the entry of Tata Sons Ltd’s low-cost airline in a joint venture with …

Fort Lauderdale's Tourism Campaign Brings the Beach to Chicago

Broward County’s tourism marketing agency brought its own kind of sunshine and beach vibe to Chicago on Wednesday, the second stop of its winter …

A Mexican Beach Vacation, Without All The Guilt And Stuff

You want to go to Mexico because it's polar vortex-ing and you're all like pshhht, not doing this anymore. And you want to get your sun in, but you also don't want to feel guilty about schlepping to Mexico and not seeing anything but the playa.<p>You've heard of it, we know you have, but may we …