Xara Georgousi

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J.F.K., Tragedy, Myth

“My favorite poet was Aeschylus.” So said Senator Robert F. Kennedy, speaking to a traumatized crowd in April of 1968. Kennedy had come to a poor black neighborhood in Indianapolis to make a routine campaign speech, but learned en route that Martin Luther King, Jr., had been assassinated; it fell …

Tired of Negativity?

Tired of negativity?<p>I am. I fall into it myself -- and it feels awful. Or there's the <i>"Oh Dear, there's nothing I can do"</i> feeling. Depressing. So many things are working against solving huge and urgent problems.<p>But then I meet people who give me hope. I'm attracted to a quality they share: Informed …

Don't Let Stress Take Over This Holiday Season: 4 Tips for Maintaining Sanity

I am speaking from experience: for a small business owner, the stress of the holiday season is amplified. Every year, I always look forward to the holidays, but then when they actually arrive, I get stressed out because of all the extra commitments and expectations. For most businesses, the holiday …

Work-Life Balance As an Entrepreneur

Launching a startup is one of the most difficult things anyone can do. It feels like there's always a never-ending list of things to do and the clock is working against you. On top of that you're understaffed and low on resources. Couple this all together, and it's easy to see why most people start …

10 Tips to Better Lead Those You Don't Manage

<b>Leading On Your Business Card?</b><p>Leadership isn't a title. That is precisely why the word is a noun that describes the action of leading; "To Lead."<p>So when someone tells you they are a leader, your follow up question should be, why? If they tell you that it is because they are a CEO, a VP or a …

Leadership

Co-op 'favoured by government' over Lloyds branches deal

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1030000/1030961_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534484563_5e9f0c8ef07ebcec7b1f4d8f1baa4c00<p><b>The government has been been accused of favouring Co-op Bank in the doomed sale of part of Lloyds TSB.</b><p>Lord Levene, who headed up a rival bid to buy …

Lloyds Bank

Oil prices fall after Iran agrees nuclear deal

<b>Oil prices have fallen after Iran agreed a deal to curb some of its nuclear activities in return for an easing of international sanctions.</b><p>Iran holds the world's fourth-largest oil reserves, but its exports have been hurt by the tough sanctions against it.<p>Though Iran will not be allowed to increase …

Oil