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The Millennial Dream: Jobs That Allow You To Travel The World

Millennials cannot be tied down in one place—no, not by their parents, the institutions they work for, or their husbands and wives. They are dynamic and ambitious, with an innate hankering to see the world. They are aggressive, impatient, and job-wise, they believe career progression can be achieved horizontally. But like their predecessors, the “slacker” …

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Preparing For The Worst: How To Deal With Business Copycats

There’s an episode on British TV series Mr. Selfridge in which Harry Selfridge’s childhood friend, Frank Winfield Woolworth, pays him a visit. Woolworth intends to tell him that he’s also entering the mall business in London. Woolworth plans to put up a “pile’em high, sell ’em cheap” mall that could steal Selfridge’s customers. Selfridge feels threatened by the …

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