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Dennis Wong: YOR Health to Conduct Three YOR Best Body Championships

Dennis Wong, YOR Health founder, answers questions about the YOR Best Body Championships and how the company has expanded the competition. Q: What is the YOR Best Body Championship? Dennis Wong, YOR Health: This a competition for those who’ve placed 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in a previous YOR Best Body 8-Week Challenge. Q: Which Challenge […]

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Student Expelled over Sharing Principal’s Facebook Photos

A 14-year-old boy from western England was recently expelled after what Bridge Learning Campus considered an unforgivable breach of privacy against the school’s principal. The incident took place in Hearthcliffe, England, where the teen had just been told his hairstyle was against school policy. It is not uncommon for teenagers to experiment with their hair, […]

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Stanford University Encourages Women Entrepreneurs Through Popular Seminar

Nearly a decade ago, a male Stanford University professor instituted a female entrepreneurship seminar as a way to encourage diversity of thought among the school’s students. Offered by the Stanford Graduate School of Business, “Entrepreneurship from the Perspective of Women” has become one of the most popular courses on the curriculum. Led by Vista Venture […]

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San Juan, Puerto Rico Ranks Last in Sun Protection Survey

In a new study issued by The Vision Council, San Juan emerged as the North American city with the highest risk of radiation and harmful sun rays with 348 days each year. In studying 50 cities throughout North America, the Sun Protection Survey as administered by the Vision Council of America polled over 10,000 adults […]

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TSA Precheck Program Gains in Influence as More U.S. Airports Adopt the New Plan

Originally offered to frequent flyers and other elite passengers, the PreCheck program has now been opened up to over 40 percent of the traveling public in U.S. airports, according to the Transportation Security Administration. The organization predicts that most passengers will benefit from the use of expedited screening as TSA continues to expand these programs […]

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Early Branding Makes a Difference in Small Business

Companies that form a brand tend to retain more customers and have an identity that sets them apart from others. The Golden Arches: almost everyone in the world recognizes this fast-food beacon, regardless of whether they eat there or not. Why? Because it’s unique and it evokes subconscious emotion. It’s memorable and easy to recognize. […]

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American Businesses Add Employees as Summer Months Approach

U.S. employers increased their hiring numbers in March 2014, a signal of economic growth that indicates a winter freeze was simply a temporary measure. U.S. payrolls increased by 192,000 employees during the month, according to the Labor Department. The payrolls for January and February increased by a combined 37,000. The U.S. unemployment rate stayed put […]

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BentleyForbes Founder and Chief Executive Officer Wins Award from the Jewish Vocational Service

The chief executive officer of commercial real estate firm BentleyForbes recently collected a prestigious honor: the Leadership Award as created by the Jewish Vocational Service. Now in its 11th year, the Jewish Vocational Service event Strictly Business celebrates the cream of the crop within the business community. BentleyForbes is proud of its leadership and recently […]

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Pew Research Center: Social Media Changes Media Consumption Habits

According to a new study by the Pew Research Center, online news sites have increased their employment ranks by more than 5,000 full-time positions. Meanwhile, employment at traditional newspapers dropped by 6.4 percent in the last 12 months. The wide-ranging report issued annually by the Pew Research Center covered cable news, newspapers and digital start-ups. […]

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When Considering a Business Collaboration, Get it In Writing First

Entrepreneurs can often compare a new business collaboration to a marriage, with each member offering particular assets. If trust issues are hidden deep beneath the surface, however, it’s likely the union won’t last too long. Even with the right candidate, it’s important to take a measured approach before beginning a long-term partnership. Collaboration may help […]

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