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Violence and diplomatic upheaval over the al-Aqsa mosque

ON July 14th a gun battle took place outside the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem. Three Israeli-Arab citizens opened fire on police. Two Israeli police officers were killed, along with the three attackers. The shootout has led to a diplomatic crisis between Israel, the Palestinians and Jordan. After it, the Israeli government ordered a 48-hour closure of the Haram al-Sharif compound, known to Israelis as the Temple Mount. Israeli police put up metal-detectors near the entrances. The Israeli government says these measures are necessary to keep people safe. However, to theRead More


Has Ryanair become too nice?

THREE years ago, Ryanair, Europe’s biggest budget airline, made the sudden decision to be nicer to its customers. Before that, brusqueness had been part of its strategy. Fares were low, but check-in staff were famously ruthless. One family was charged €600 ($701) to print their forgotten boarding passes (“idiots” according to Michael O’Leary, the airline’s boss, when they complained). Gatekeepers would obsessively check carry-on bags, demanding huge fees for those a smidgen over the limit. That culture started at the top. Mr O’Leary liked to berate his passengers, the secondRead More


6 Ideas for Influencing Events in Your Favor

How to build buzz and anticipation well before you take the stage. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/ESDhcYmwToE/297503 Powered by WPeMatico


4 Types of Clients Your Growing Business Can’t Afford to Work With

It may seem counter-intuitive, but firing certain types of paying customers could actually help your company grow. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/7AtNRN1-o4A/297622 Powered by WPeMatico


How Too Much Coffee Ruined My Health and Nearly Destroyed My Business

Could coffee prevent your entrepreneurial dreams from coming true? http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/16M8qksA9Ao/297627 Powered by WPeMatico


Employees Hate Those Goals the Company Sets. Here’s How to Change Their Minds.

Goals that are vague, non-collaborative and unattainable may actually deserve employees’ wrath. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/5w8BRH5xr30/296622 Powered by WPeMatico


No-Fail Scale Tips for Scaling a Business

To successfully scale a business, people are the key. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/efs3CqiS7o0/294844 Powered by WPeMatico


4 Tips for Creating an Efficient Marketing Department

Sure, as a CEO, you think of yourself as an “idea person.” But these days, you also need modern marketing savvy in SEO and mobile. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/sHVy3wPhGoI/296017 Powered by WPeMatico


Why Brands Big and Small Continue to Fail at Influencer Marketing

Brands don’t know how to use influencer marketing correctly, and it’s destroying their businesses. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/nJ5rt1gWyrk/297451 Powered by WPeMatico


N’Sync’s Joey Fatone Bites Into the Hot Dog Business

Always remember to pursue your passion — and don’t skimp on the mustard. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/tV3e5oA5ToA/297701 Powered by WPeMatico