Studies have proven that there is one reason why people don't do more referral business: they don't ask. There are two reasons why, they forget or they don't have a strong enough relationship with their clients, so they don't feel comfortable
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I believe some people create and publish websites for the sole purpose of tormenting their visitors. Browsing various websites and navigating the Web can often be like trying to read on an airplane while a kid kicks the back of your seat and the baby next to you alternates between screaming, crying and drooling on you.
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Seven Questions to Improve Your Business, Your Relationships, and Your Life
One of the most powerful tools we have as humans is our ability to ask questions. The more adept we are at asking them (and waiting for and listening to the answers), the more effective we will be.
Here are some simple tips to help you improve your cross cultural communication skills:
Even when English is the common language in a cross cultural situation, this does not mean you should speak at normal speed. Slow down, speak clearly and ensure your pronunciation is intelligible.
Seven Reasons Why Training Doesn't Produce the Desired Results and What You Can Do To Improve Your Results
OverviewAbraham Maslow said, "If the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail." As managers, leaders and change agents, we want to improve our organizational performance.
Do you want to be #1-10 on Google and other search engines? Do you want quadruple your Web sales in five months? Promote your business to the top with these 7 reasons to write and submit how-to articles.
Always include a powerful signature on every email you send out, even to friends. It's even more important when you send out articles to opt-in ezines (no spam) and top web sites in your field--more important than your article's message.
Have you put a lot of effort, time, and money into your site and are frustrated with low sales?
If you are like many professionals out there, you know your subject; you are excellent at your craft. You have a great service and maybe a great product to sell.
Many businesses lose money yearly because they don't think creatively about the future. They run their businesses doing what they think they should: dealing with customers, dealing with problems, ordering for their business, and paying their expenses.
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Narendra Modi hits out at âmisinformation campaignâ as environmentalists warn that 40,000 familiesâ homes are at risk
A mega-dam that became one of Indiaâs greatest environmental controversies during the three decades it was under construction has been formally declared complete by the prime minister, Narendra Modi.
Activists have warned that 40,000 families across hundreds of villages will lose their homes as a result of the construction of the final stage of the dam and are yet to be adequately compensated.
British foreign secretary used marginal meeting at UN general assembly to highlight need for âsmootherâ responses to horrific weather events
The Caribbean-wide response to Hurricane Irma has been piecemeal and there needs to be a new permanent level of coordination, including better international early warning weather systems, Boris Johnson has said.
The British foreign secretary was speaking at a meeting on the margins of the United Nations general assembly convened by the UK and bringing together British ministers, the French foreign minister Jean-Yves le Drian, the Dutch foreign minister Bert Koenders and leaders from the Caribbean.
Foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says pact is being âstrictly implementedâ
Donald Trump praises âfantasticâ secretary generalâs UN reform agenda
The French government will use meetings at the UN this week to try to persuade Donald Trump not to abandon the nuclear agreement with Iran, warning that the dealâs collapse would trigger a âspiral of proliferationâ in the Middle East, the French foreign minister said.
Jean-Yves Le Drian said that Iran was abiding by the terms of the 2015 deal, and that verification measures were being âstrictly implementedâ by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Donald Trump, however, has claimed that Tehran has violated the deal, at least âin spiritâ and has threatened he would not certify Iranian compliance when the state department is required to report on its implementation on 15 October.
Sgt Don Coppola, a Baton Rouge police department spokesman, said on Monday that Kenneth Gleason âhas not been clearedâ and remains a âperson of interestâ in the shootings. A homicide detectiveâs report described Gleason as a âsuspectâ in the case.
Meeting Franceâs President Emmanuel Macron on the fringes of the UN general assembly, Trump said he had asked his White House chief of staff, retired Marine Corps general John Kelly, to look into the possibility of holding such a display of US military might.
Ambulance crew say cyclist impeded them after they arrived to treat 29-year-old who had crashed his motorbike into a lamp post
German police are searching for a cyclist who filmed a dying man after a road accident instead of going to his aid.
Police say the cyclist could be prosecuted for failing to assist the 29-year-old who had crashed his motorbike into a lamp post. He was later pronounced dead at the scene of the accident in Heidenheim near Ulm in southern Germany.
The storm is ârapidlyâ intensifying and is on a path that would take it near many of the islands wrecked by Irma, and on toward Puerto Rico
Hurricane Maria strengthened to a category 3 storm as it headed toward the Caribbean, where it was forecast to hit the Leeward Islands on Monday night.
Maria was ârapidlyâ intensifying into a major hurricane, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. The stormâs center was about 60 miles (95km) east of Martinique, with maximum sustained winds of 120mph (195kph).
Russian president observes as Zapad military exercise moves into counterattack stage
A large-scale Russian military exercise that has spooked western countries has entered its final phase, with helicopters, fighter jets, missiles and tanks employed at a firing range close to Russiaâs border with the EU.
Vladimir Putin was among those watching the 45-minute display of firepower on a cold and rainy Monday afternoon at the Luga firing range, about 70 miles (113km) from the border with EU member state Estonia. The Russian president, joined by the defence minister, Sergei Shoigu, and a number of army generals, watched through binoculars from a viewing platform.
Carrasco, 20, rides to dramatic maiden victory on Sunday in Portugal
Spaniard debuted in international competition as a teenager in 2013
Ana Carrasco became the first woman to win an individual world championship motorcycle race on Sunday in Portugal.
The 20-year-old Spaniard, riding a Kawasaki Ninja 300, found a draft on the final stretch to overtake Yamaha riders Alfonoso Coppola (by 0.053sec) and Marc GarcĂa (0.062) in round 10 of the FIM Supersport 300 World Championship.
Stanislav Petrov was on duty in a secret command centre outside Moscow on 26 September 1983 when a radar screen showed that five Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missiles had been launched by the US towards the Soviet Union.
Campus police killed Scout Schultz, 21, who they said was advancing on officers with a knife, but mother questions why police didnât use nonlethal force
A Georgia Tech police officer overreacted by firing a gunshot that killed an LGBTQ student activist who investigators say was armed with a knife and ignored commands to drop it, a lawyer for the family said on Monday.
Campus police killed Scout Schultz, 21, who they said was advancing on officers with a knife. Schultz refused to put down the knife and kept moving towards officers late on Saturday outside a dormitory, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) said in a statement.
Cabify driver held over murder of Mara Fernanda Castilla, 19
Protests accuse government of failing to tackle spate of femicides
The murder of a Mexican university student after she used a ride-hailing service has sparked outrage and prompted street protests by activists who say that the countryâs authorities have done little or nothing to prevent a litany of femicides.
Mara Fernanda Castilla, 19, was found dead on Friday, according to the Puebla state governor, Tony Gali. Her body had been abandoned in a ditch some 90 kilometres south-east of Mexico City.
After almost 50 years of seminal covers and epoch-shifting articles, owners seek buyer with âlots of moneyâ
It is the magazine that described investment bank Goldman Sachs as âa great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanityâ, George W Bush as the âworst president in historyâ and featured a photo of a naked John Lennon curled around Yoko Ono on its front page.
But after almost 50 years of seminal covers and epoch-shifting articles, the owners of Rolling Stone have put the title up for sale amid financial difficulties.
Study finds excessive levels of the metal, which can seriously harm unborn children, in women from Alaska to Indonesia, due to gold mining, industrial pollution and fish-rich diets
Women of childbearing age from around the world have been found to have high levels of mercury, a potent neurotoxin which can seriously harm unborn children.
The new study, the largest to date, covered 25 of the countries with the highest risk and found excessive levels of the toxic metal in women from Alaska to Chile and Indonesia to Kenya. Women in the Pacific islands were the most pervasively contaminated. This results from their reliance on eating fish, which concentrate the mercury pollution found across the worldâs oceans and much of which originates from coal burning.
Exclusive: Already facing bribery allegations, group looks into transactions that led to unexplained âŹ16m payment
Airbus, Europeâs largest aerospace multinational, has launched an internal investigation into possible corruption after the Guardian uncovered a series of questionable financial transactions resulting in an unexplained payment.
Hundreds of pages of leaked bank records, internal memos and financial statements reveal that two companies secretly controlled by the aviation giant engaged in transactions involving âŹ19m (ÂŁ16.7m), a large part of which was then routed to a mysterious company via a tax haven.
The US National Hurricane Center reports that Maria remains at category 5, with sustained winds of 160mph. In an 11am EST update, the center finds that hurricane force winds are extending for 35 miles from Mariaâs center.
âSome fluctuations in intensity are likely during the next day or two, but Maria is forecast to remain an extremely dangerous category 4 or 5 hurricane until it moves near or over the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico,â the center says.
Benito Wheatley, the British Virgin Islandsâ UK and EU representative, has told the Guardian the archipelago is âpreparing for the worstâ as Maria makes its way north. The islands were devastated by Hurricane Irma, which destroyed at least 80% of structures and left no schools or tourism businesses functioning.
As you can imagine the communities in the BVI after Irma are very very vulnerable. Things had begun to stabilize on the ground, with the mobilization of UK military police and humanitarian workers. But now this has all ground to a halt as people move into emergency preparation for Hurricane Maria.
People are very concerned because the shelters that they have, many of them have been weakened, many of the homes donât have roofs, a large number of persons were staying in a home that was intended for just a few people, so theyâre squeezed in.
Bodegasâ resident felines are symbolic of the relaxed environment that people appreciate about their local corner store. Could their bricks-and-mortar homes be put out of business by the latest tech startup? Wonât somebody think of the cats?
Two former Google employeesâ proposal to replace corner shops with automated cabinets promoted an outpouring of scorn on social media last week, but in among the gags (âvending machines already existâ) and the slurs was a semi-serious concern: wonât somebody think of the cats?
Bodegasâ resident cats are symbolic of the personable, one-to-one service and relaxed environment that people appreciate about their local corner store â the kind of service and ambiance itâs hard to replicate in a pantry for non-perishables. The Bodega entrepreneursâ choice of logo, a catâs face, was perceived to be just as inappropriate as their chosen name.
For many people the best kind of holiday is one based on local knowledge, but how do you know where the locals go â especially when they may prefer not to tell you? By mining their publicly available Instagram data
No one wants to be a tourist â not even tourists. It has connotations of uncritical consumption, of high prices and low quality, of being mindlessly funnelled amid a mass of humanity towards the sorts of joints that real New Yorkers or Londoners or Parisians wouldnât be caught dead in.
The success of any experience of an unfamiliar city is measured by how much it overlaps with a localâs, and thatâs never been truer than now. As cheap flights flood Europe with visitors, measures against touristsâ obstructive, destructive impact have been taken in Venice, Barcelona, Rome and most recently Amsterdam.
The Saturday before Christmas 1971, my grandparents worked like crazy making enough corned starch for hundreds of friends in East Oakland. Together theyâd invented a secret cornmeal masarecipe to sell at their corner store, El Progreso, in order to make the tastiest tortillas and tamales in the region. Dozens lined up when the store opened, some coming from way out of town, and the whole weekend was a lively scene of people from the community buying, commiserating, gossiping, and laughing. My mother, Irma, remembers families even bringing them food.
By late evening on Sunday, she had to announce to friends still waiting that they were out of masa. Though sad she couldnât give them what they were looking for, she and my grandmother Isabel were amazed at their good fortune, sweating from a full day of honest work as my grandfather Anastasio drank beer in the back room to celebrate with his bakers.
A full 80% of 19th and early 20th-century buildings in the Greek capital have already been destroyed, and time is running out for whatâs left
Not that long ago I received a questionnaire through my door. How had the 1930s Bauhaus building in which I live survived the rigours of time? Who had designed it? Who was its first owner? And, the form went on, what were my memories of it?
Circulated far and wide across Athens, the questionnaire and its findings are part of a vast inventory of 19th- and early 20th-century buildings that now stand at the heart of a burgeoning cultural heritage crisis in Greece. At least 10,600 buildings are on the database and it is growing by the day.
Redemption Camp has 5,000 houses, roads, rubbish collection, police, supermarkets, banks, a fun fair, a post office â even a 25 megawatt power plant. In Nigeria, the line between church and city is rapidly vanishing
âHa-lleluuuu-jah,â booms the distinctive voice of Pastor Enoch Adeboye, also known as the general overseer.
The sound comes out through thousands of loudspeakers planted in every corner of Redemption Camp. Market shoppers pause their haggling, and worshippers â some of whom have been sleeping on mats in this giant auditorium for days â stop brushing their teeth to join in the reply.
Instagrammer Roc Isern shows another side to Barcelonaâs architecture by capturing the beautiful geometric shapes and patterns of the cityâs buildings
Barcelona is known for its iconic landmarks, but Roc Isern turns his camera to buildings others may tend to look past.
Isern is a technical architect and photographer based in the Catalan capital. Since 2014, he has been capturing the facades of Barcelonaâs buildings for tens of thousands of followers on Instagram at @barcelonafacades.
From pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong to far-right and anti-Trump marches in the US, protests occur daily in public spaces worldwide â but can we measure which city has the most?
From the racially charged marches in Charlottesville to anti-nuclear demonstrations in Tokyo, tens of thousands of protests are mounted daily in the public spaces of the worldâs cities. Streets are closed, meetings convened and in the worst cases, people are beaten, jailed or killed.
âThere is a palpable sense that the number of demonstrations worldwide is increasing, but nobody really knows,â says prof Donatella della Porta of the Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Scuala Normala Superiore in Florence. âIt is notable, however, that there seem to be more right-wing protests.â
Stephen King set many of his novels in Derry â a fictional version of his home of Bangor in Maine. With the release of the film version of It, the city is once again a tourist destination as the capital of terror
As claims to fame go, the city of Bangor in eastern Maine has one of the most playful out there. Disguised as its fictional persona of Derry, this small city is the setting for several Stephen King stories â including It, Dreamcatcher and Pet Sematary â and it is also the authorâs own residence.
While fictional Derry has servedas the epicentre of many paranormal and supernatural events, and is arguably the world capital of terror, real-life Bangor is a quintessential New England small town, with its suburbs and malls, its brick buildings and peaceful waterfront. But it can easily be seen in a menacing light when its streets are quiet and lit only by the glow of street lamps.
Fifty six people have died in three building collapses over the past two months. But with rent control meaning tenants can pay as little as 12 pence a month â and little hope of a place in any replacement building â thousands simply refuse to go
Amid the bustle of Mumbaiâs western suburbs, in a dilapidated 60-year-old building, live Heena Tolani, her husband and two children. The staircase to her apartment is rickety, its wooden hand-rail held together with string. The road beneath is visible through gaps in the floor.
Inside her home, bamboo sticks prop up the ceiling. Sections of roof have collapsed on at least three occasions.
Irritated by the relentless focus on ruin porn, or pre-emptive stories about the cityâs tech resurgence, Aaron Foley will attempt to offer a more nuanced portrait
Detroitâs Irish-American mayor, Mike Duggan, has hit on a new way to remodel the narrative of a city beset by a history of decay, race riots and violence: hire an official âchief storytellerâ.
As the city starts to emerge from a long period of decline, the democrat mayor has appointed Aaron Foley, a popular African-American journalist to the new position in a city that at 83% percent African-American â the blackest major metropolis in America.
Reports of potential leak in second tank as emergency services go back to scene of hydrochloric acid leak in east of city
Firefighters have returned to the scene of a major acid leak in Hull that caused a vapour cloud to form over a dock in the east of the city.
Emergency services warned nearby residents to close their doors and windows as a precautionary measure after a tank containing 580 tonnes of hydrochloric acid sprang a leak at the King George dock late on Monday.
Thereâs no evidence to prove the Rwandan Patriotic Front killed the president, writes Linda Melvern; and James Smith adds that blaming victim groups for atrocities inflicted on them is inaccurate and dangerous
Boston University researchers find those who start playing before 12 twice as likely to develop emotional and cognitive difficulties as those who start later
Children who start playing American football before the age of 12 are twice as likely to develop emotional and cognitive difficulties compared with those who start later, a Boston University School of Medicine study found.
Former German intelligence agent named as Roque M faced charge of attempting to share state secrets
A former German intelligence agent who was also once an actor in gay pornography has been given a one-year suspended sentence for attempting to share state secrets while pretending to be a jihadist online.
The 52-year-old, named as Roque M, was arrested last November in what initially appeared to be a case of an Islamist mole at work in Germanyâs domestic spy agency.
Zagreb language schoolâs marketing campaign tried to persuade Croats to emulate first lady by learning English
Billboards featuring Melania Trump and the slogan âJust imagine how far you can go with a little bit of Englishâ have been removed from the Croatian capital after her lawyer threatened legal action.
The billboards were part of a marketing campaign by a private language school in Zagreb, which tried to persuade Croats to learn English by reminding them of the Slovenian-born US first ladyâs personal experience.
Video from the Russian media organisation RBC appears to show a combat helicopter firing at least one rocket into a group of onlookers. The incident happened during large-scale military exercises, known as the Zapad 2017 drills, close to Nato's borders, say local media. Three people are said to have been injured
Allegations against Karin Strenz drag scandal over payments to European politicians into German election campaign
Revelations over payments by Azerbaijan to European politicians have seeped into the German election as it emerged that a close ally of Angela Merkel allegedly received money from the authoritarian regime.
The revelations are embarrassing for the German chancellor who on Tuesday was due to campaign with Karin Strenz, a Christian Democrat member of parliament, in the Baltic port city of Wismar.
Donald Tump and Xi Jinping speak on phone before US president addresses UN, where he is expected to call for global action against Pyongyang
Donald Trump and Xi Jinping have agreed âto maximise pressureâ on North Korea, the White House has announced, as the US president prepares to use his debut speech to the UN general assembly to urge global action against Pyongyangâs âhostile and dangerous behaviourâ.
The drone, which Israeli military sources claimed took off from an airfield close to the Syrian capital, Damascus, was shot down by a Patriot missile from a battery deployed near the town of Safed just north of the Sea of Galilee.
Russian creator of the AK-47, used to kill an estimated 250,000 people a year, celebrated in controversial ceremony
A statue of Mikhail Kalashnikov, the inventor of the AK-47 assault rifle, has been unveiled in central Moscow in a controversial ceremony that merged military pomp with religious ritual.
The nine-metre (30ft) monument depicts Kalashnikov clutching his eponymous automatic weapon. Tuesdayâs event was attended by high-ranking Russian officials including Vladimir Medinsky, the culture minister, and Petr Biryukov, Moscowâs deputy mayor.
Arabic could become the fourth official language of the world Girlguiding movement, as Syriaâs girl scout network wins international recognition
Badges are hard to come by, and camping trips difficult to arrange â but despite the war in Syria, a growing girl scouts movement will soon get official recognition.
Six years of vicious conflict have devastated the country and left 45% of the population displaced. But throughout, girl scouts have continued to work in government-controlled areas, running camping trips as well as sessions on citizenship and self-esteem. This week, Scouts of Syria will become an official member of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, while Arabic could become the organisationâs fourth official language â following English, French and Spanish.
The figures, from the UNâs International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Walk Free Foundation, show 24.9 million people across the world were trapped in forced labour and 15.4 million in forced marriage last year. Children account for 10 million of the overall 40.3m total.
An international alliance must create a plan for the fragile African states of the Sahel to prevent catastrophe in a region already buckling under the strain
Refugees fleeing conflict have already sent shockwaves âthrough the political systems of Europe. But unless we take urgent action now and help the countries of the Sahel, we will face the prospect of millions more refugees in the time to come.
A coordinated and comprehensive plan to partner these nations and help them to avoid catastrophe is essential for them and for us. It should be devised by an alliance between Europe, the US and Arab allies in the Gulf.
A trio of vets in Afghanistan are braving bomb blasts and discrimination to head up an animal welfare practice and inspire a new generation of women
Unpredictable and indiscriminate bomb blasts donât deter the three women heading up Afghanistanâs only large-scale animal shelter and veterinary clinic, in Kabul. Neither do the attitudes of the people who told them they couldnât, or shouldnât, be vets.
The Rohingya are trapped. Myanmarâs military has blamed insurgents for the latest round of violence. The UN has called the situation a âhumanitarian disasterâ and aid agencies are overwhelmed. About 80% of those fleeing are women and children â and there are babies being born along the way.
Officials fear aid blockade could become permanent in region where Rohingya Muslims have reportedly been massacred by soldiers
The Myanmar government has taken control of aid operations in the countryâs crisis-hit Rakhine state, as reports continue of massacres and âethnic cleansingâ by soldiers on the Muslim population there.
Senior officials and Human Rights Watch have told the Guardian they believe the move could become permanent, ending vital food and health programmes run by international agencies. Already there is an aid blockade on UN agencies that workers say is having a severe impact on malnourished children.
Of the 2 million people who have fled violence in South Sudan since civil war broke out in 2013, more than half are in Uganda. About a quarter of a million are at Bidi Bidi in Ugandaâs north, which has become the worldâs largest refugee settlement. A series of stunning portraits by photojournalist Peter Caton shows people who walked for days, often without food, to escape South Sudan
Government accused of systematic strategy in Rakhine state as Rohingya claim soldiers torched their homes and fired on them after urging them to leave
Satellite imagery has shown flames engulfing huge swaths of Myanmarâs Rakhine state, prompting accusations that state forces are adopting a deliberate and systematic scorched-earth campaign to drive out the Rohingya Muslim minority.
In addition to the satellite evidence, captured by Amnesty International, the Guardian has received video footage from Rohingya villagers fleeing their homes as they attempt to make their way to Bangladesh. The clips show fires burning in the distance and hundreds of people hiking up muddy jungle paths and crossing rivers with sacks and baskets crammed with their belongings. The Guardian has been shown at least two images of corpses.
Research reveals funds pledged at London conference to get Syrian children into school have failed to materialise, arrived too late or proved untraceable
Millions of dollars pledged by world leaders to get more Syrian children into school failed to reach them, arrived too late or could not be traced due to poor reporting, researchers have claimed.
After tracking pledges made at last yearâs London conference for Syria, Human Rights Watch said there were âlarge discrepanciesâ between the funding donors said was given to education and the amount that reached the intended target.
The two are bound by their mutual loathing of Obamaâs foreign policy deal, even as it sets them apart from other world leaders at the UN general assembly
Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu will meet in New York on Monday, at the start of a week in which they intend to launch a concerted assault at the United Nations against the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.
The US and Israeli leaders are expected to use their speeches to the UN general assembly on Tuesday to highlight the threat to Middle East stability and security represented by Tehran.
US president says âlong gas linesâ are forming in the rogue state, an unlikely claim in a country where most people donât own a car
New international sanctions against North Korea have led to a spike in petrol prices, but there is little evidence for US claims that the country is being âeconomically strangledâ or that motorists are panic-buying petrol.
It has been a bumper year for Islamophobia in the US. At times, it feels as if all I can do is keep my head down and ride out the storm
On 26 May, a white supremacist stabbed two people to death in my adopted hometown of Portland, Oregon. Ricky John Best and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche confronted their killer when they saw him shouting Islamophobic slurs at a pair of teenage girls on a city train. In response, he slashed their throats and ran.
The man who committed this crime did so because he felt entitled to harass Muslims. And he knew at least one of the young women sitting in front of him was Muslim, not because he had any meaningful understanding of her religion, but because he saw the garment covering her hair.
The Democratic minority leader, talking with glee to his Republican counterpart Mitch McConnell, was caught by a live microphone on the Senate floor. Schumer continued: âHereâs what I told him: I said, âMr President, youâre much better off if you can sometimes step right and sometimes step left. If you have to step just in one direction, youâre boxed.â He gets that.â
South Korean presidentâs new stance, that âdialogue is impossibleâ, will be welcomed by Japan, US and UK
North Koreaâs latest missile launch may be the latest in a long line, and widely predicted, but familiarity is not reassuring. The 2,300-mile (3,700km) flight of the missile â further than any missile tested by the regime â over Japan only serves to sharpen the policy choices facing the rest of the world.
Despite the European commission chiefâs ambitions, opposing national interests may mean some policies will remain slogans
Never mind the Brexit. If Jean-Claude Juncker had a message for the UK in his state of the union speech on Wednesday, this was it.
â[Brexit] is not the be all and end all,â the European commission president said, devoting around two minutes to the trauma of Britainâs EU exit in an address that ran for one hour and spanned a range of topics from geopolitics to fishfingers. âThe wind is back in Europeâs sails,â he declared. And it appears the EU is sailing in a more federalist direction.
Following North Koreaâs most powerful nuclear test to date, we chart the countryâs progress in developing a nuclear weapon that can credibly threaten the US
North Koreaâs efforts to develop a nuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting the US mainland have accelerated during the first year of Donald Trumpâs presidency. The countryâs leader, Kim Jong-un, has presided over a series of successful missile tests, including North Koreaâs first launch of an ICBM on 4 July, a development he promised in a televised new yearâs address. Like all tests, the missile came down in the sea but its trajectory was thought to place Alaska in range of a live strike.
The presidentâs dismissal of scientific research is doing nothing to protect the livelihoods of ordinary Americans
As the US comes to terms with its second major weather disaster within a month, an important question is whether the devastation caused by hurricanes Harvey and Irma will convince Donald Trump and his administration of the reality of climate change.
Hurricane Maria, a category five hurricane, has made landfall in Dominica and battered
nearby Martinique and Guadeloupe. The Caribbean is still recovering after Hurricane Irma
destroyed areas of Barbuda and the British and US Virgin Islands. Maria is set to reach Puerto Rico
and The Bahamas
On 17 June, a fire swept through the forests of central Portugal, killing 64 people and destroying more than 480 houses. After a summer of record numbers of wildfires across southern Europe, the Guardian travelled to devastated villages in Portugal to find out why the June fire was so deadly, and what can be done to prevent it happening again
Former Democratic presidential candidate says Donald Trump and his administration âare posing a clear and present danger to the future of our countryâ at an event prompting her new book, What Happened
The leader of Myanmar has broken her silence on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar, saying she does not âfear international scrutinyâ and that the government was still assessing allegations of atrocities
The US president is considering having a military parade in Washington on independence day â potentially as soon as next year â after being impressed by a show of strength by the French armed forces while in Paris on Bastille Day
Addressing world leaders at the United Nations, Donald Trump urged the UN secretary general, AntĂłnio Guterres, to 'cut through the bureaucracy' and bring reforms to an 'outdated' UN system. He also called on member states to drive reforms that would 'change business as usual'
In protest at the acquittal of a white former police officer over the death of a
black man, hundreds of people have taken to the streets of downtown St
Louis. Riot police made dozens of arrests throughout the night. Former
officer Jason Stockley was found not guilty for the 2011 death of Anthony
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Have you ever found yourself having to scramble to organize a meeting at the last minute? Wouldn't it be nice that if and when this daunting situation arose, you were well prepared with all necessary information ready at your fingertips? That's why I've developed the following seven survival strategies to help you plan for the inevitable, because you know as well as I, it's going to happen 'someaday.'Survival Strategy #1.
7 Tips To Increase The Success Of Your Online Business
1. Outsource what takes you too long to doWhen you don't have time to do something, you either don't do it, or do it faster and make mistakes.
Why Clarity Is Essential To Building Massive Momentum In Your Business
Clarity is an absolutely essential ingredient for you to achieve your full potential in business. Napolean Hill, in his classic book Think & Grow Rich, said "Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Ten Tips for Working at Home
1. Maintain regular working hours and stick to them.
5 Tips to Manage and Organize E-Mail
How do you focus on your urgent e-mail and organize the rest for your review? Think about how you handle your paper mail. You probably sort your paper mail quickly before you read it to figure out what to look at first, what to read later, and what to throw away.
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7 Tips on How To Prepare for Business Events
Are you scratching your head after business events wondering
why you aren't finding prospects? Whether it's your first
or 100th event, here are some tips on how to prepare for
your next event that can make the difference between
scratching and smiling. These tips will help you save time,
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Top Seven Reasons to Publicize your Business with Articles
Do you want to be #1-10 on Google and other search engines? Do you want quadruple your Web sales in five months? Promote your business to the top with these 7 reasons to write and submit how-to articles.
Home Furnishings in India : How to Find an Exporter,manufacturer or Supplier ? Beyond a Database.
Looking for a manufacturer or supplier of home furnishings in India ?Don't know where to begin? Want to find a source but at a loss for resources? Want to do business in India, but unsure what is the best way to go about it?This article attempts to answer some of these questions.Firstly,unless you have a link in India, you will find it a difficult task to sift through the information available on the Internet.
10 Things To Do When Business Slows Down Over The Holidays
I'm sure you've seen it happen every year: your business slows down during predictable times, like the summer vacation months or year-end holidays. For the self-employed who rely upon steady cash flow, this can be a disconcerting time.
The Top 7 Marketing Tips You Dont Want To Overlook
1. Combine Emotion and LogicConsumers buy because the want to experience the benefits of the product or service you have to offer.