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Sunshine, Tapas, And Great Healthcare In Southern Spain | May 31, 2016 | Fifty
Lying at the heart of sunny Andalucía, Seville is one of southern Spain's most beautiful cities. With such beauty all around, it's easy to see what drew Ohioans Karen and Rich McCann to Seville, where they now enjoy fine dining, a great social scene, and terrific, inexpensive healthcare.
Mike Kennedy

How To Successfully Press The Reset Button On Your Career/Life

Mike Kennedy | May 31, 2016 | Fifty
I am the first to admit to you that it took me far longer than it should have to see the writing on the wall. After all I spent the first 25 years of my career in sales and sales management positions with three tier one companies with nary a day spent in transition and the confidence that comes with it.
Rita Reed

Advice That Is So Basic, Yet So Powerful

Rita Reed | May 31, 2016 | Business
Stay connected to those in your network even if it means penciling in the next 3 months of networking meetings on your calendar. Better yet, use a Sharpie and make those meetings a priority. Others will know you and your business so that when the time comes (and it will come) that you need to ask for help, they are better informed and more efficient at providing that immediate support.
Dean Baker

The Elites and the Rise of Donald Trump

Dean Baker | May 30, 2016 | Business
Last week marked a milestone. Donald Trump passed the 1,237 threshold of committed delegates that gives him a lock on the Republican Party presidential nomination. Given his public comments on everything from immigration to terrorism, large segments of the population must be viewing his nomination with horror. The rise...
Terry Savage

Campaign For Investors -- Help for You

Terry Savage | May 30, 2016 | Business
Just in time, some very powerful forces are lining up on the side of the individual investor vs. those in the financial services industry who have been overcharging and urging investors into flawed products. The timing is critical because the baby boom generation is rolling trillions of dollars out of...
Al Norman

Wal-Mart Shareholders: Your Annual Meeting This Week Is Rigged

Al Norman | May 30, 2016 | Business
By Al Norman If you think Presidential elections are rigged, watch Wal-Mart's annual meeting this Friday. I bought one share of Wal-Mart stock in 1994 as a way to keep an eye on the company. As a shareholder, I have a right to go to Bud Walton Arena on the...
Darius Foroux

The Single Piece of Advice That Changed the Course of My Career

Darius Foroux | May 30, 2016 | Business
Instead of always trying new things, or doing things that are not essential, try to keep things simple. Focus on your core competencies, and improve that. No gimmicks, just real work.
David Sable

To Know You Is To Not Really Have a Clue...

David Sable | May 30, 2016 | Business
Who am I?
James Carbary

Why You Should Stop Using To-Do Lists (and What to Do Instead)

James Carbary | May 29, 2016 | Business
Rather than a slew of tasks on paper, which have no context as to complexity or time-requirements, set aside time blocks on your calendar to complete those tasks.
James Canton

More Human Then Human: AI as a Competitive Advantage

James Canton | May 30, 2016 | Business
"More Human than Human" is a slogan from the iconic novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Phillip K Dick, and memorialized in the film Blade Runner. If you want an honest vision of what the future of artificial intelligence could be--good, bad and ugly Blade Runner is a...
Leo W. Gerard

Dodgin' Donald's Hiding Something in Those Unreleased Tax Returns

Leo W. Gerard | May 30, 2016 | Politics
Voters have the right to know if Donald dodged taxes every year, just like he did in 1978 and 1979, while he routinely used public services like bankruptcy court that other taxpayers faithfully paid for with their IRS payments.
AJ Agrawal

5 Business Lessons You Can Learn from Fitness Entrepreneur Chalene Johnson

AJ Agrawal | May 29, 2016 | Business
Chalene Johnson is a legend of the fitness world. After selling over 10 million fitness DVDs and the success of her company Powder Blue Productions, she has become a model for how to become successful in the world of fitness. Anyone running a business has a lot to...
Shail Khiyara

Task Saturation - The Silent Killer of Business Growth & Ways To Eliminate It

Shail Khiyara | May 28, 2016 | Business
Memorial Day is around the corner and holidays are time for reflection. The downtime brings rest, rejuvenation & perspective. Time, during this period, can be a bit more 'elastic' with low Task Saturation. In this reflective period, it's good to take a pause from...
George Beall

How Game of Thrones and Startups Are Similar

George Beall | May 28, 2016 | Business
Spring time means the dawn of birds chirping, bees buzzing, and Game of Thrones characters dying. The hit HBO series, Game of Thrones, features a variety of families fighting politically and physically in game to capture the Iron Throne. Major families include the Starks, Lannisters, Boltons, and others....
David Halperin

A Dubious Benefit: Big Employers Steer Workers to Troubled For-Profit Colleges

David Halperin | May 30, 2016 | Business
Employers who offer dubious "benefits" to their workers to attend for-profit colleges that are under law enforcement investigation for deceiving students should be asked by government regulators, media, employee unions, and individual workers whether they are receiving any compensation for steering their employees to these predatory colleges.
Rajesh Setty

On Implementing an Innovation Plan with Steve Sponseller

Rajesh Setty | May 28, 2016 | Business
My friend Steve Sponseller is an Innovation Strategist and an Intellectual Property attorney. During the past 25 years, Steve has worked with over 1000 innovators at a wide variety of technology companies - from startups to the larger members of the Fortune 500.
Dr. Travis Bradberry

8 Small Things People Use To Judge Your Personality

Dr. Travis Bradberry | May 28, 2016 | Business
Sometimes the little things in life make a big difference. It's good to be ready for them, so that you can make a strong impression.
Nathan Gardels

Weekend Roundup: The 'Apology' That Matters Is to Never Again Use Nuclear Weapons

Nathan Gardels | May 27, 2016 | World
This week, Barack Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, incinerated and vaporized by American nuclear bombs 71 years ago. For the U.S., as with Japan's own wartime atrocities that still deeply rankle the emotions of its Asian neighbors, the profound apology that matters is not about the past but the future. It is about taking convincing actions today that ensure what happened in the past never happens again. That future-oriented apology remains lacking all around. (continued)
David Halperin

New Law Firm Monitor for Zenith: Like the Old One, It Represented Corinthian

David Halperin | May 27, 2016 | Business
The U.S. Department of Education announced today it has "accepted" the law firm Squire Patton Boggs as the new "independent monitor" for Zenith Education Group. Zenith is a division of the non-profit debt collection company ECMC.
Dr. Travis Bradberry

9 Bad Habits You Must Break to Be More Productive

Dr. Travis Bradberry | May 30, 2016 | Business
Some of these habits may seem minor, but they add up. Most amount to a personal choice between immediate pleasures and lasting ones. After all, the worst habit is losing track of what really matters to you.
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