Leonard Pitts Jr.: The amazing power of grace
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“This whole week,” said President Obama, “I've been reflecting on this idea of grace.” That was the turning point of Friday's eulogy for Clementa Pinckney, the Charleston, S.C. minister who was, with eight of his congregants, murdered by a racist …

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10 Things No One Tells You About Running Your Own Company
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I shipped over ton of my stuff and moved back home to start a business that would bring global business knowledge to the world's emerging markets. I bought every possible …. I was afraid that they were going to steal my business idea. I was so wrong.

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Lookout Mountain Vacation Rentals draws visitors to unique properties
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That's when he realized he might have a good business idea. So Thoreson bought more property, such as a home in Flintstone, Georgia. He eventually started renting out the valley home, too. After managing vacation properties in Georgia, Thoreson and his …

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Jeb Bush is worth up to $22 million
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Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's tax returns in 2012 reinforced the idea that most of his earnings came in the form of lightly-taxed investment income. Bush's campaign emphasized that most of his money over the course of three …

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What It Was Like Growing Up at Gettysburg
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Zocalo Public Square is a not-for-profit Ideas Exchange that blends live events and humanities journalism. My family's antique shop by the historic battlefield has helped customers—and me—connect to our nation's history. “Do you have the kind of …

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Pot Entrepreneurs Pitch Ideas to Big Money Investors at ArcView
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During the event, companies with products ranging from miniature home-grow systems controlled by a smartphone to roadside THC tests pitched their businesses and future plans in a Shark Tank-like format. Entrepreneurs shared their ideas with an audience …

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Women's World Cup Succeeds in Spite of FIFA
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According to Bloomberg Business, "Women's soccer has achieved what most new shows have failed to deliver at Fox: a surge in viewers." The Women's World Cup has been successful, yet FIFA's approach to managing the women's game leaves a lot of room …

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​Jacksonville 3-D printer of spaceships rockets to next level with grand-prize win
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based inventor was the runner-up, taking home a $5,000 prize for a patented motorcycle safety-jacket concept. “This year's winners both had innovative ideas, and we're excited to provide resources that could potentially catapult their businesses to a …

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Gilbert unveils new Quicken computer center
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Businessman Dan Gilbert this morning unveiled his Quicken Loans new Technology Center in Detroit's Corktown district and said it will help promote Detroit's growing reputation as a center of digital innovation. Located at 1401 Rosa Parks, the …

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This Is What It's Really Like to Be a Work-at-Home Mom
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Or the mom talks into a cell phone, flashing her pearly whites into the receiver smiling at some invisible business partner while her toddler plays contentedly at her feet. I even saw one where the baby wore the same oversized glasses as her mother …

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Sony to Open Crowdfunding Site for Employees' Business Ideas
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In response, Mr. Hirai has started programs to encourage new ideas, including a quarterly contest. He has said these could develop into major businesses for Sony, just as current mainstay businesses such as videogames and financial services started small.

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5 Strategies for Building Your Emotional Intelligence …
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Small Business Ideas & Resources for Entrepreneurs. … 3. Practice empathy. The idea of empathy is often confused with sympathy. Unlike sympathy, empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.

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