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2/24/2017

Rejuvenation is important, and making an effort to truly unplug on weekends can make you a better and more productive leader, writes Michael Hyatt. He shares his four rules for not working on weekends and the activities you can focus on instead.

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2/24/2017

Building brand equity in e-commerce requires advertising not just onsite, but also through social media, third-party apps and in brick-and-mortar locations. Being active on the platforms that matter the most to brand audiences will drive the most engagement.

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2/24/2017

President Donald Trump says that while he would prefer a world without nuclear arms, he wants the US to be at the "top of the pack" when it comes to nuclear weaponry. A strategic arms limitation treaty, New START, requires the US and Russia to limit their nuclear weapons to equal levels for a span of 10 years.

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2/24/2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions reversed a decision that barred the department from using private prisons to house federal inmates. Critics have voiced concerns that private prisons do not offer the same level of security and correctional programs found at government-run facilities.

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2/24/2017

White House press secretary Sean Spicer has asserted that the Obama administration made it difficult for federal agents to enforce immigration laws. According to the Chicago Tribune, agencies deported illegal immigrants at record levels during President Barack Obama's eight years in office.

2/24/2017

During an Arkansas town hall meeting, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., fielded a question from 7-year-old "but almost 8" constituent Toby Smith. Smith asked Cotton to make sure the government didn't get rid of his favorite PBS Kids cartoons in order to build a border wall.

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2/24/2017

Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation has recognized the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement, a nonprofit started in memory of a first-grade boy who was killed during the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting. The foundation featured the organization on its website, adding that "[t]his January it's an honor to shine light on an organization that gives us hope that we can choose love, even during the darkest days."

2/24/2017

Snap's founders were reportedly dissatisfied with the terms they got from Lightspeed Venture Partners after accepting a $485,000 initial investment. Their frustration with the deal, which granted Lightspeed the right of first refusal in the next funding round, may explain why Snap's founders later created preferred shares that carry outsize voting rights.

2/24/2017

To truly have integrity, follow through on the commitments you make without fail, writes Chris McGoff. This is essential because integrity is the building block of trust, and when trust flourishes, so do "interconnectedness, intimacy, and synchronicity."

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2/24/2017

A co-CEO structure can slow down key processes and make an organization less flexible unless clear guidelines and divisions of responsibilities are put into writing, writes Gwen Moran. There also needs to be a plan for settling disagreements or deciding how to handle a breakup.

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