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Bolivarian Socialism - Venezuela's Maduro Puts His Faith In The Jesus Christ Of Economics

I’m certainly willing to consider the idea that JC of Bethlehem put forward some interesting moral precepts – less wholly enamoured of the idea that we might be taking our economic principles from the same place. However, Nicolas Maduro, President of Venezuela, is said to be taking his economic …

Ricardo Molina habló en CNN sobre firmas "defectuosas" y salió con las tablas en la cabeza

Lapatilla<p><b>Posteado en:</b> Actualidad, Nacionales<p>El diputado a la Asamblea Nacional, Ricardo Molina (Psuv) fue entrevistado por la periodista, Patricia …

The Market Is Souring on Keurig's Bad Coffee and Awful Environmental Impact

The little Keurig coffee pods have become something of an ubiquity in American offices and homes over the last six or seven years, due primarily (ok, exclusively) to convenience. You've seen how they work — the pod goes into the sleek-looking machine, the foil on top is punctured, hot water goes …

Venezuela bikers reportedly being killed for scarce motorcycle parts

Shortages of motorcycle parts in recession-hit Venezuela have become so acute that bikers are being killed for their vehicles, the leader of a local motorcyclists’ association said.<p>Socialist-run Venezuela is reeling from shortages of foods, medicines and machinery due in part to currency controls …

Sunderland knock off Newcastle and Ronaldo, Real Madrid make history

On a weekend of spectacular strikes in the Premier League, Sunderland forward Jermain Defoe entered his own contender for goal of the season to settle one of England's fiercest derby matches.<p>Defoe, who spent last season with the Toronto FC of Major League Soccer, met a ball that dropped over his …

Venezuelan Oil Deal Leaves Caribbean Nations In The Lurch

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How to Know When It's Time to Quit

Almost everyone ends up quitting a job at least once. People leave jobs for all sorts of reasons: They don’t like their boss, the compensation is too …

The Best Leaders Are Humble Leaders

In a global marketplace where problems are increasingly complex, no <i>one</i> person will ever have all the answers. That’s why Google’s SVP of People Operations, Lazlo Bock, says humility is one of the traits he’s looking for in new hires. “Your end goal,” explained Bock, “is what can we do together to …

Documental sobre la vida de Jacinto Convit

Lapatilla<p><b>Posteado en:</b> Actualidad, ciencia<p>Para celebrar los 100 años de vida del doctor Jacinto Convit, Vale TV realizó este documental sobre su …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

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Mandela memorial service interpreter admitted to psychiatric hospital

The man who sparked an international furor by offering bogus sign language interpretation at a major memorial service for late South African President Nelson Mandela has reportedly been admitted to a psychiatric hospital for treatment.<p>The Star newspaper reported that Thamsanqa Jantjie was admitted …

Private Equity Fund Eyes The Business Of Pot

A couple of guys with serious investment banking experience are moving into the marijuana business. They've launched the first multimillion-dollar private equity fund devoted entirely to what they like to call the "cannabis space."<p>It started when Brendan Kennedy was working at the Silicon Valley …

Profitability of Product Proliferation – The Case of Downy Simple Pleasures

Update 3/26/2013: P&G recently discontinued Downy Simple Pleasures and relaunched it as Infusions<p>Recently P&G has been promoting a new line of Downy …

Does An MBA Make You Happy? The MBA Happiness Index 2013

(MBA50.com) You might typically expect people investing up to two years of their time and money to gain an MBA to have a mix of optimism, ambition, and determination. But until now, no one has thought to ask the same group whether pursuing an MBA actually makes them happy.<p>Media rankings tend to …

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

Top 1000: Exclusive rankings of Canada's most profitable companies

Notes For ranking purposes, figures from companies that report in foreign currencies have been converted to Canadian dollars and partial-year results have been annualized. Foreign currencies are converted at the end of the relevant fiscal period for balance sheet items and at the average exchange …

Six Reasons Your Best Employees Quit You

There’s a saying that employees don’t leave companies, they leave managers – and today they are leaving more often than ever. According to recent Department of Labor statistics, the average tenure of an employee in the U.S. is now only 1.5 years. What do these numbers mean? Are managers doing that …

The 10 Skills That Will Get You Hired In 2013

The experts agree: anyone can take a course in C++, but it’s not going to land you the job. The most in-demand jobs for the new year might be rooted in the booming computer industry, but it’s not only technical and programming chops that prospective hires should be showcasing.<p>“The most sought-after …

A Checklist for Personal Efficiency

At the end of the day, there are two ways to excel in business: Right strategy and personal effectiveness. Strategy is often a complex matter, and personal effectiveness is simpler, but very few do it well.<p>Yet the potential gains when you maximize how efficiently you perform can be astronomical. …

El Banquito: Armando

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The Ex-BP CEO Who Oversaw The Massive Gulf Oil Spill Just Got A Prestigious New Job

His inability to to manage the crisis saw him booted from the top job in July, 2010.<p>Even after what was an extremely embarrassing and public exit, Hayward ended up back in the oil game. He's currently the CEO of Genel Energy, a small oil company focused on Iraq.<p>Now, The Wall Street Journal reports, …

BILL GATES IS THE RICHEST MAN IN THE WORLD AGAIN

Bill Gates is once again the world's richest man, according to Bloomberg News.<p>It says Gates has taken the lead from Mexican magnate Carlos Slim thanks to Microsoft's rising stock price. It's at a 5-year high trading at ~$34 a share.<p>Bloomberg's Billionaire Index hasn't yet updated to reflect Gates' …

Pope Francis attacks 'cult of money' in reform call

Pope Francis has hit out at unbridled capitalism and the "cult of money", calling for ethical reform of the financial system to create a more humane …