Patrick Dinneen

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Why working-class Scots boys like Alex Ferguson become footballing titans

Sir Alex Ferguson typified the old Scottish industrial workforce, a compelling individual with strong communal values<p>It is, sadly, a long time since a great footballer came out of Scotland. The last, many would say, was Kenny Dalglish, but with Everton’s David Moyes succeeding Sir Alex Ferguson at …

OFFICIAL: Manchester United confirm David Moyes will replace Sir Alex Ferguson in the summer! http://bit.ly/13k4HGS The Red Devils manager announced his retirement yesterday & the club have swiftly acted to sign up the Everton boss! 'LIKE' to send your congratulations to Moyes & let us know below if you think the new Old Trafford coach will be a success...

Joakim Noah defends Derrick Rose

MIAMI -- Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah had an impassioned message for critics of teammate Derrick Rose after the Bulls' impressive 93-86 win over …

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How To Find Your Next Bright Idea

It is widely accepted in the entrepreneurial community that execution trumps idea. After all, ideas are worth nothing unless executed. This explains why investors like to see an experienced team at the helm and some semblance of traction before investing in a business and why almost no one is …

How to permanently bootstrap your startup

Are would-be entrepreneurs letting the funding-equals-success myth stand between them and true success?<p>Too many startup founders crave the validation of big-name investors and end up buying into the idea that getting venture capital somehow means their business has a better shot.<p>I became an …

Wal-Mart Reclaims No. 1 Spot On 'Fortune' 500 List

Wal-Mart has reclaimed the lead spot on the <i>Fortune</i> 500 list released today. For the past few years, the giant retailer has been battling it out with Exxon for top billing.<p>This year, Exxon Mobil dropped to No. 2.<p><i>Fortune</i> writes about Wal-Mart:<p>"For fiscal year 2012, sales rose 5.9%, to $443.9 billion. …