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Stealing Ideas

What to Do When Your Manager Steals Your Ideas

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 11.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

This quandary is a tough situation as you're trying simultaneously to protect your hard work, maintain your job, and not upset the person who oversees your work. Knowing though how to strike a balance among honesty, diplomacy, and directness is crucial in dealing with this issue.

Three Reasons to Steal, Not Copy: Here's How and Why

Derek Handley | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business
Derek Handley

I'm a true believer that nothing is really new in the world; it's just a constant rehash of old or existing ideas. What's new is how those old ideas are put together, mixed, mashed and clashed, and that is what makes things entirely new and special.

A Wedding Gown Designer's Worst Nightmare | Posted 03.01.2013 | Weddings

When she discovered that her wedding gowns were being knocked off in China and sold online, Elizabeth Dye felt both frustrated and flattered....

WATCH: Colette Accuses Lady Gaga of Stealing Her Ideas

Posted 01.05.2012 | Arts

Colette Justine, the legendary downtown performance artist who often simply goes by "Colette," is accusing Lady Gaga of stealing her ideas in a new vi...

When friends are "banking" on your friendship

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Hi Irene, Our best friends, who have no money, wanted to go into business with us. They asked us for a large sum to open an immersion presc...

Edwards To Obama: Stop Stealing My Ideas

The Hill | Sam Youngman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Former Sen. John Edwards's (D-N.C.) campaign widened its sights Tuesday to include Democratic rival Sen. Barack Obama (Ill.) and his foreign policy sp...