Tampa Bay nonprofits rehabbing foreclosed homes under federal program
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“The idea is to get these homes occupied again, with quick and certain sales,” said Megan Moore, special adviser to the director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. “You don't want communities of investors, but of homeowners and renters who have a …

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The True Story Behind the Movie Joy
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Joy tells the story of a divorced Long Island mother, played by Jennifer Lawrence, who invents a detachable, self-wringing mop and overcomes significant obstacles to develop a wildly successful enterprise, first with QVC and later with the Home …

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What pirates, hackers, and gangsters can teach you about running a business
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Hustle: Spotting an idea and going for it, using whatever tools available, and taking one's destiny into one's own hands. (The ex-con is an example of a hustler.) Copy: Combining ideas to better innovate and create. "There is a very unhelpful discourse …

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Why You Should Consider Keeping Your Business Close to Home
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Having so many useful resources nearby can help a startup founder connect with the people, ideas, and products they need to grow and thrive. See also: Why Silicon Valley Will Never Guarantee Success. The support network is also stronger in Silicon Valley.

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Business Wisdom From a Billionaire Buddhist
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If you bully or kill the hen, it's not going to work.” Let's take a closer look at one of Inamori's key pieces of advice for business and management and some of the ideas behind it. 1. Staff must be on board with the goals and guiding philosophies of …

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Oil and gas sector in for a torrid year
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“The problem will really be sheeted home when interest rates revert to the mean over the coming years and we see counter-party risks rise as lenders to unsupportable projects and emerging markets fold under that pressure.” Sorry to dash your … And he …

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Small business in Greece may be suffering, but start-ups are booming
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Another such company is incrediblue.com, the yacht rental start-up that tapped into the lack of innovation in the country's vital tourism industry and created a business that has been dubbed the Airbnb of boats. “Greece is a great place to … “A start …

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Christie's awol, Democrats scatter. Trenton in meltdown | Moran
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There was more like this, but you get the idea. New Jersey has lost its political mojo and is spinning out of control. The absence of the governor … He's not home. Business and political leaders complain they can't get phone calls returned. And he …

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PM seeks ideas for National Youth Festival
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday sought ideas from the youth about the 'National Youth Festival' that will commence on January 12, marking the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. \Modi during his monthly radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' said that …

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Mugabe should have stayed at home
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Mugabe should have stayed at home. December 27, 2015 in Editorial, Opinion. Email, RSS … The government has also been prevaricating about bonuses for civil servants amid indications the Finance ministry has no idea where it would get the money to pay …

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California inmates tap hustling skills to pitch ideas
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Klaas and 29 other inmates of the California State Prison Solano completed the final step in a rehabilitation program called CEO of Your New Life, culminating in short business pitches to Silicon Valley investors and business owners. It's the first …

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'Need a Mom' founder Nina Keneally.
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She is available to rent — for about US$40 ($55) per hour dependent on the services — and offers motherly advice on everything from work-related matters and personal relationships to maintaining a home. “Some people just want … Ms Keneally said the …

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