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Hollywood has got it seemingly all wrong according to Harvard Business School professor Amy Cuddy. It isn’t Michael Douglas’ character in Wall Street, or Alec Baldwin’s character in Glengarry Glen Ross we should be emulating in the business world, with their all hubris, take-no-prisoners attitude. It sounds like we...

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As the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign starts to ramp up its ugly face in the lead up to the primary elections, several key issues and themes have already started to take shape. In the political necessity that is Washington, D.C., important issues at this stage in the game take...

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Xiaomi Yi Action Camera

In Xiaomi Inc.’s latest push to develop affordable products beyond its line of smartphones, the Yi Action camera has emerged, once again confirming the company’s status as a major player in the tech gadget world. This is more-or-less the Chinese version of the entry-level GoPro, but comes with some specs...

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OK, so you’ve read Rich Dad Poor Dad, and now you feel like you have a (relatively) good grasp on the basics of personal finance. You understand the difference between an asset and a liability. You realize that buying a new car on credit is a liability, while buying...

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Back in October of 2000, the (now infamous) presidential debate between then Vice President Al Gore and Governor George W. Bush took place. Being so close to Election Day, the debate was considered pivotal. It also turned out to be a priceless repository of fodder for practically every comedian...

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Communist Party of China

Most are well familiar with the bold red that is often synonymous with China’s Communist Party. But what about black? While not so much a symbol, it is also of great importance—black hair in particular—as a standard that holds high priority with members of the party (whose average age...

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Communist party of China

The season for ramped-up censorship and force-fed nationalism by the powers that be in China has arrived, coinciding with the recent military parade in Beijing and extending through to National Day on October 1. Apart from seemingly random yet increasingly frequent censorship efforts over the last few years, late...

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