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Pentagon Grows, While E.P.A. and State Dept. Shrink in Trump’s Budget

WASHINGTON — President Trump will send a budget to Congress on Thursday that sharply reorders the nation’s priorities by spending billions of dollars on defending the southern border and bolstering the Pentagon while severely cutting funds for foreign aid, poverty programs and the environment.<p>The …

U.S. Dept. of State

Do I Need Life Insurance?

Financial advisers explain when it makes sense.<p><i>In this series, Tips from the Pros</i>, <i>MONEY taps the collective wisdom of expert financial planners.</i><p>Life …

Retirement

This 10-minute video shows you how to land a plane in an emergency

If you’ve ever imagined a scenario where you’re safely piloting a plane to a runway after something catastrophic happens, this video is for you. If you, like me, would be spending your last few moments curled up in fetal position, not as much.<p>Tim Morgan, a commercial pilot, created a 10 minute …

Oracle CEO: It takes 80 sales calls to close a deal and we've automated 30% of them

Or can more companies model themselves after Atlassian or Slack and grow into big companies without a salesforce? These companies use self-service and automated processes to make sales online. No high-pressure tactics.<p>Oracle's salesforce is one of the biggest, baddest, and most legendary in the …

Salesforce

Commercial insurance risk and liability review, February 2016

Our annual review provides a comprehensive review of some of the most important judgments and legal developments during 2015 and our analysis of some of the changes on the horizon for 2016 and beyond. We have covered a lot of ground this year so I hope you will be able to find a number of updates …

17 of the Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

There is something communal about podcasts.<p>In an ever-competitive marketplace, entrepreneurship podcasts (like the ones below) bring individuals together and create a community of people pursuing their dreams.<p>This list of the best podcasts for entrepreneurs is chalk full of people who have walked …

Entrepreneurship

Why business interruption insurance matters

<b>The majority of Australian small businesses choose to go without Business Interruption insurance – but that’s often because they don’t realise the</b> …

Small Retail Businesses Find Themselves in Hackers’ Crosshairs

Cyber Liability May Be Largest Part Of The Retail Exposure Picture; Business Owners’ Policies Are Getting Better For Buyers, With Additional Coverages<p>…

Cyber-attacks against businesses ‘doubled in 2015’

The number of attacks by cyber-criminals against businesses doubled in 2015, research by Kaspersky Lab has revealed.<p>The research found that, in 2015, some 58% of corporate PCs were hit with at least one attempted malware infection, which represents an increase of three percentage points on …

There is something extraordinary happening in the world

Most of us haven’t quite realized there is something extraordinary happening.<p>A few months ago I freed myself from standard-procedure society, I broke …

Ancient Civilization

10 Things You Must Do to Be Successful in Business (and in Life) | Inc.com

There have been thousands of books written about what it takes to be successful in business, and a thousand more about achieving success in life as well. You can find another thousand articles on the web that discuss the topic, and a thousand more will be written tomorrow. With such a broad subject …

Entrepreneurship

Microsoft Beefs Up Office 365 for Businesses

Businesses get one platform for calling, conferencing, video, and sharing, integrated with existing Office apps.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

Apps

Lean Six Sigma Project Management Certifications

The best approach to creating the most efficient and effective business structure involves both Six Sigma and Lean principles.<p>With 37 hours of learning in the new Lean Six Sigma Project Manager Courses & Certifications offer on TNW Deals, you’ll understand concrete processes for increasing …

Academy of Insurance

Assess your team's training needs with one of our online skills assessments<p>Immediate Access to 200+ Insurance Courses<p>with New Courses Added Every …

9 things to do on Sunday night to set yourself up for a successful week

In fact, a 2013 poll conducted by Monster.com found that a whopping 78% of surveyed adults worldwide experience the "Sunday night blues" on a regular basis.<p>Even if you love your job and typically look forward to getting back into the swing of things, "it's easy to feel a bit of trepidation on …

Time Management

7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Leaving Your Steady Paycheck to Start a Business | Inc.com

We're groomed to go to school, get degrees, and then make our way into corporate industry jobs. These jobs must come with great benefits and pension plans so that we can retire around the age of 65. For some of us, this is not enough and the thought of venturing off on our own to pursue our dreams …

Entrepreneurship

5 Mindsets That Doom Entrepreneurs to Fail

<i>In the entrepreneurial world, a bad mindset can be enough to destroy an otherwise great business.</i><p>Your mental state can make or break your day; start out stressed, flustered, and irritated, and it's unlikely that the rest of your day will be productive. On the other hand, if you start out excited, …

Entrepreneurship

How To Manage Distractions And Keep Your Mind From Wandering

Constant interruptions derail even the most well-planned day, here’s how to combat information overload.<p>Managing your time won’t do you much good if you’re not able to manage where your mind wanders. And these days, there’s so much distraction flashing in our faces that if we don’t take an active …

Time Management

7 Steps for Successfully Running Your Day as an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs usually keep a densely packed schedule to try to fit as much work as possible into their waking hours. There’s always something else to be done and more you’d like to achieve, so how do you keep your day running efficiently …

Productivity

The US is moving jets intended for air-to-air combat to Syria — and Russia might be why

Now, in the latest sign of growing tensions between the US and Russia in Syria, the US is sending planes equipped only with air-to-air weaponry to the region, David Axe reports for The Daily Beast. As Axe notes, Russia's the only potential US adversary in Syria with its own combat aircraft.<p>The …

Middle East

A Chinese submarine stalked a US aircraft carrier near Japan

The Chinese submarine sailed very close to the Reagan during the weekend of Oct. 24, said defense officials familiar with reports of the incident.<p>The incident occurred as the Reagan sailed from its home port to the Sea of Japan around the southern end of Japan.<p>Days later, in the Sea of Japan, the …

Military

Why the Startup World is Nothing Like Shark Tank

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider netwo</i><i>rk is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Reserve an hour and a half every day to focus on your goals

<i>This is the latest news and information for workers and managers from across the Web universe, brought to you by Monday Morning Manager writer Harvey Schachter. Follow us on Twitter</i> @Globe_Careers <i>or join our</i> LinkedIn <i>group.</i><p><b>Reach your goals in 90 minutes a day</b><p>If today and every other day seems to …

Differences Between Being Happy and Being Comfortable in a Relationship

Just because you're not unhappy in a relationship doesn't mean you've found the right person for you.

US, NATO vs. Russia War Will Be The End Of Humanity

The U.S. and its allies’ move to deploy a significant number of troops and heavy military equipment onto Russia’s borders indicates that the West is …

Russia says no country can use military force in Syria without government approval | News Home | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Friday that no country could use military force in Syria without first securing the agreement of the Syrian government, the TASS news agency reported.<p>A school girl walks past damaged buildings in the rebel-controlled area of …

North Africa

Washington Accuses Putin. Russian Airstrikes are Targeting “Our Guys” in Syria: CIA Operatives, Military Advisers, Mercenaries, Special Forces, … Instead of ISIS Terrorists | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

This article was first published in October 2015. Are we gearing up for a war between US-NATO-Turkey-Saudi Arabia and Syria-Russia-Iran?<p>US-NATO …

Russia reportedly just sent its version of Delta Force to Syria

"The special forces were pulled out of Ukraine and sent to Syria," a Russian Ministry of Defense official told the WSJ. The anonymous official seemed to explicitly admit to a Russian military presence in the Ukraine, something which the Kremlin has fiercely denied.<p>The Russian official added that …

Russia

How To Raise Startup Funds From Your Friends And Family

When money from friends and family enters the picture, business isn’t just business any longer: It’s personal.<p>Right about now, startup founders are probably starting to sweat. The funding faucet had been running full blast for years, but recent shakiness on Wall Street has recently put a whole lot …

Startups

US and Saudis vow to step up war on Assad in defiance of Russia

Two countries agreed to increase support to Syria's moderate opposition while seeking a political resolution of the four-year conflict<p>The United States and Saudi Arabia have dramatically responded to Russian air-strikes in support of the Assad regime by agreeing to boost their own military and …