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9/19/2017

Lego is replacing its CEO and looking to simplify operations after seeing its first revenue decline in 13 years. David Robertson, professor at The Wharton School, believes slower growth is to be expected in a more digital world and that the company can benefit from more competitive pricing.

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9/19/2017

Airlines are waiving change fees and warning travelers flights to and from areas affected by Hurricane Maria could be delayed or canceled. The Category 5 storm slammed into Dominica on Monday and could hit Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands on Tuesday or Wednesday.

9/19/2017

Substantial debt can tie down your small business, preventing it from hitting long-term financial targets. Serenity Gibbons offers six suggestions for lightening your debt load, including monitoring your credit report and negotiating with creditors.

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Due Payments Blog
9/19/2017

Cliches, culturally suspect phrasing and filler words such as "uh" and "like" are easy to fall back on but don't do you any favors when speaking, writes Joel Garfinkle. Instead, speak plainly, be precise and try listening rather than filling dead air with your voice.

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9/19/2017

Praise can cause some people to stop striving, but for those with a true calling, it's a push to keep moving forward, writes Dan Rockwell. "Leadership is the calling to bring your best self in service to others," he writes.

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9/19/2017

Bridgewater founder Ray Dalio discusses differences between open-minded and close-minded people in his book, "Principles." Some traits of close-minded people are being concerned with being right, not asking questions and not trying to understand those they disagree with.

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9/19/2017

Help employees clearly understand your company's strategy by explaining key components in a simple way that highlights their specific roles, advises this article from CEB Marketing & Communications.

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9/19/2017

Experimentation and failure are essential parts of innovation, although few companies like to truly experiment with the unknown, says Amazon executive Paul Misener. "If you're worried about the outcome being exactly what you hope it is, then you're not experimenting," he says.

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9/19/2017

Magda Marcu co-founded Sailo, a boat-rental business, and describes the long hours and hard work required to build out a business. "Make sure you are surrounded by people you can learn from, who support and encourage you," she said.

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HuffPost
9/19/2017

Paleontologists have discovered a fossilized nest in China that shows a feathered dinosaur called the oviraptor laid blue-green eggs. The research bucks the assumption that all dinosaur eggs were white, with colored eggs only evolving into species after the dinosaurs went extinct.