Business News September 2014

Business News September 2014

DID YOU KNOW THAT…?   …new EU rules for cross-border debt recovery were adopted? In mid-May EU ministers adopted European Account Preservation Order that was proposed by the Commission in July 2011. This Regulation introduces new rules related to cross-border debt recovery that will help companies recover their claims across EU borders by allowing creditors […]

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Ales Graf

An Interview With Ing. Aleš Graf, MBA, Chairman of the Board, Centropol Holding a.s.

Ing. Aleš Graf, MBA, is the Chairman of the Board and sole owner of the companies associated in Centropol Holding a.s. Among these is CENTROPOL ENERGY a.s., one of the largest alternative suppliers of energy. He was included among the top 72 best managers in the Czech Republic for the year 2013. Mr. Graf, you received […]

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Past, Present, and Future of Korean Hiphop and B-boying dance, Poppin' HyunJoon

Past, Present, and Future of Korean Hiphop and B-boying dance, Poppin’ HyunJoon

One of the most well-known first generation of the street dancers in Korea, Poppin’ HyunJoon and his wife AeRi Park won an award at “2014 Creative Brand Award”  which was held by Korea CEO summit and supervised by CICON on the 29th of May. The couple was awarded in “Culture contents business sector”  for their […]

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How To Make The Perfect First Impression

How To Make The Perfect First Impression

Can we really judge a book by its cover? When it comes to making snap judgments about others, it turns out, we may be pretty good at doing just that.

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How This Small Business Went From Candles To A Multi-Million Dollar Enterprise

How This Small Business Went From Candles To A Multi-Million Dollar Enterprise

A Portland-based couple won this year’s National Small Business People of the Year Award for their vegan and cruelty-free beauty line. The couple joined HuffPost Live to talk about their win and their journey so far.

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Does being a psychopath make you more successful?

Does being a psychopath make you more successful?

Andy McNab is trying to convince me that being a psychopath is good for business.”When I look at CEOs, or even political leaders, I don’t want them to have empathy,” he says. “What I want them to do is to have focus and to make the best decisions possible.

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This 15-Minute Activity Will Make You More Successful At Work

This 15-Minute Activity Will Make You More Successful At Work

According to a new working paper from Harvard Business School, setting aside 15 minutes to write at the end of the workday is enough to make you better at your job.

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7 Things Really Persuasive People Do Differently

7 Things Really Persuasive People Do Differently

While many people don’t like to sell, most find themselves having to persuade someone at some point. Persuasion is not just for salespeople and their prospects. You may try to persuade an employee to perform better, or perhaps you want to persuade your boss to take on your brilliant idea. Often the most effective persuaders […]

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Apple to unveil 'smart home' system

Apple to unveil ‘smart home’ system

Apple is planning to introduce a smart home concept at its upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference, according to a report. The Financial Times says the company is planning to showcase a system that lets users control their lights, appliances and security systems with their iPhones when the conference kicks off June 2.

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How To Conquer Stress At Work

How To Conquer Stress At Work

For the past four years, Everest College in Washington has conducted a “Work Stress Survey” to find out what weighs most on Americans about their jobs.

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52 Leadership Strengths You Need To Know

52 Leadership Strengths You Need To Know

Think of it as kind of a tried-and-tested “menu” — behaviors and skills you should consider working on and developing, to learn, work, and lead others in better and stronger ways. Here they are in detail:

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7 Ways To Stop Procrastinating

7 Ways To Stop Procrastinating

Choices are never easy, especially when it comes to life’s big ones. Phoebe, 39, came to see me one day, distraught after learning from a doctor that she might not be able to conceive. “How long have you been trying?

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How Technology Has Redefined Entrepreneurship

How Technology Has Redefined Entrepreneurship

What is an entrepreneur? I’ve claimed to be one for ten years, yet I haven’t built and sold any businesses, no bricks and mortars and I’m currently employed, I’ve never raised investment capital, and I’m not rich. Sounds to me like I don’t fit the mold of an entrepreneur.

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Productivity Tricks Every Entrepreneur Should Use

Productivity Tricks Every Entrepreneur Should Use

Productivity is highly sought-after by exhausted and ambitious entrepreneurs, and these simple tricks can bring more productivity into any entrepreneurial lifestyle.

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7 Ways To Have The Best Workday Ever

7 Ways To Have The Best Workday Ever

I’ve written before about workplace happiness in terms of general rules like “don’t obsess about things.” Good advice, certainly, but general rules sometimes aren’t enough. For most people, getting into — and staying in — a better mood comes down to the actions they take, rather than the rules they follow.

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