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4/24/2017

Leaders want to encourage passion, but only the positive kind and not the negatives of losing your cool, says John Baldoni in this blog post and video. Positive passion is seen in helping people think for themselves, provide great customer service and give back to the community.

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4/24/2017

Bob Forrester overcame childhood difficulties to become head of Newman's Own and the food company's foundation, carrying on the charitable legacy started by Paul Newman. "We believe in a community of ideas, and that good ideas come from a lot of ideas that everybody contributes," Forrester says.

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Paul Newman
4/24/2017

Lamborghini transformed from a tractor-manufacturing company to the maker of one of the world's top luxury car brands after Enzo Ferrari insulted Ferruccio Lamborghini, who had come to complain about a sticky clutch in his Ferrari.

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Lamborghini, Ferrari, luxury car
4/24/2017

Enterprise Ireland's international sales program helps Irish companies improve their international sales through the development of new strategies and leadership skills. The program allows CEOs, senior executives and sales directors to network with one another and develop sales leadership tools.

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4/24/2017

People entering the workforce or transitioning in their career should consider skills they want to use, rather than the profession they want to enter, says career coach Jean-Philippe Michel. Understanding skill sets helps people better target their job search and leads to a career that is more satisfying, Michel says.

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4/24/2017

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is driven and willing to push the boundaries in pursuit of his goals, according to investors, current and former employees and others. That trait has helped the company achieve a valuation of nearly $70 billion but may have also contributed to legal and other problems, including allegations of sexual harassment and a 2015 threat from Apple to ban Uber's app.

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4/24/2017

Tesla is reportedly planning to skip the customary preliminary manufacturing stage in which prototype tools are used to test the production line for a new model. The move is part of Tesla's push to increase production volumes and roll the Model 3 out to the public more quickly.

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4/24/2017

You are more likely to achieve personal growth if you nurture your creativity, get enough sleep and trust your gut when making decisions, writes Nicolas Cole. Also, shield your inner circle from toxic individuals and limit your distractions on social media.

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4/24/2017

As the threat of a government shutdown grows closer, President Donald Trump is insisting that Congress approve a new spending bill that includes funding to build a wall along the US-Mexico border. Lawmakers must pass funding legislation by Friday evening in order to avoid a shutdown.

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President Donald Trump, Congress
4/24/2017

President Donald Trump's approval rating is the lowest of any modern president at the 100-day mark, with only 40% of those polled saying they approved of his performance, according to a poll from ABC News and The Washington Post. More than 60% of those polled said they believed the Democratic and Republican parties were "out of touch" with the concerns of average Americans.

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