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What are the risks of pyramid schemes?

Thanks to social networks, more and more “business opportunities” are promising good results and financial independence.

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Consumer value products more on sunny and snowy days

Weather affects how we value products more than we know

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Lulo Bank arrives to Colombia

The entity promises to be a 100% digital bank without physical offices. Here we tell you what you should know about the neobank.

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What is the best way to encourage innovation?

Economists and business leaders agree that innovation is a major force behind economic growth, but many disagree on what is the best way to encourage workers to produce the "think-outside-of-the-box" ideas

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There are some overlooked key attributes of effective leaders

These four distinct series of mindsets to engage, navigate change and lead more effectively make the best leaders.

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Women-only business groups marginalize and fail to empower members

Women-only business networks fail to boost female entrepreneurship and instead serve to marginalize further the very people they seek to help

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Sustainability strategies more successful when managers believe in them

Cass research finds sustainability strategies can enhance a firm's mainstream business strategy.

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Good connections key to startup success

The future potential of early-stage startups can be assessed by their existing professional relationships.

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How coworkers impact the value of your skills

Research at Harvard's Growth Lab finds that skills of coworkers may matter as much as a worker's own skills in achieving higher income

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Maximizing bike-share ridership: New research says it's all about location

A 10% increase in bike-availability levels boosts ridership by 12%.

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Unpaid women's work is actually a real job

Household and care work has been performed especially by women. This work takes most of the women's time a day, but as it is unpaid, it doesn't let women be economically autonomous.

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This is the key for a successful online banking service 

The nature of online banking is the cause of the reticence of the over-55s to use it as they do not feel comfortable navigating the 'digital world'.

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5 Low-cost business ideas for animal lovers

Everyone loves animals, but few people are able to turn that love into a business. So here are some ways you can do it.

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Groups work better when stakes are gradually increased

A gradual approach to increasing the stakes of group coordination projects can improve overall team performance

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How to boost sales of fair trade and sustainable goods

Want to sell fair trade and sustainable products? Use made-to-order production and see how consumers respond favorably

Newly hired CFOs may face pressure to manage earnings to bump CEO pay.

CEOs and CFOs working together equals 10% more money

A study offers quantifiable insights into a phenomenon that is difficult to document - the influence CEOs have on colleagues who could potentially increase their pay.

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Movistar says goodbye to the market in Latin America

Telefónica, owner of Movistar, will leave much of Latin America to concentrate on other markets.

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Pride bank: the first LGBTI+ digital bank is in Brazil

The first headquarters of this bank will be in Brazil and will allocate 5% of its income in actions that favor this community.

Bribery in workplace.

Government integrity holds key to tackling corporate corruption

Government leaders must set a good example to the business community if they want to eliminate corporate corruption, a new study reveals.

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Here are five business trends for 2020

This trends may result interesting for you if you are trying to start a business in 2020