José Mourinho – One of the Greatest Coaches in Soccer History

By Michael Haynes | July 10, 2018

José Mourinho Teams Coached | José Mourinho is among many as one of the greatest coaches in soccer (football) history, and he is the current manager of Manchester United. In his impressive managerial career, he has helmed top football clubs such as Porto, Real Madrid, and Chelsea. A Short Biography José Mourinho was born in Portugal on January 26th, 1963. From a young age, his mother encouraged him to aim for success in all his endeavors. His father was a professional goalkeeper. Because of this, Mourinho always had a keen interest in football. When his father moved on to coaching, Mourinho followed his lead. He began to study opposing teams and game tactics relentlessly.…

How To Best Fake a Trend on Twitter

By Michael Haynes | July 5, 2018

What is a hashtag? Well, the obvious answer is that if something is quite popular, it is going to get retweeted a lot. But it is possible to pay someone to make something trend artificially? Of course. Where there is money to be made, rules will be broken. Twitter makes money by allowing businesses to push “Promoted Tweets.” However, those adverts are clearly marked. But there are companies that try and get around Twitter’s rules. They offer to make something trend for a price. How do they do that? They use bots. Bots are automated accounts, and you can make them say anything you like. If you’ve got enough of them, you can make it…

Alexander The Great Leadership – Greatest of World Conquerors

By Michael Haynes | June 30, 2018

Alexander the Great was one of the history’s most celebrated conquerors. Born as heir to the Macedonian King, his great ambition led him to take on the high Persian Empire. At its height, Alexander’s empire stretched all the way from modern-day Italy to the Himalayas. Alexander The Great Leadership: A Short Biography Alexander was born in 356 BC in Pella, a city in the Kingdom of Macedonia. He was the son of Philip II, King of Macedon. Alexander was raised as a noble Macedonian youth. He learned to read, play the lyre, ride, fight, and hunt. As he got older, his father had the famous Aristotle tutor his son. Aristotle…

What are Tariffs? How are We Personally Affected?

By Michael Haynes | June 25, 2018

Tariffs – Is A Trade War Upon The World? The trade dispute that is occurring between the United States and its allies is intensifying. Tariffs from the EU (European Union) could make all types of American goods more expensive all over Europe. For example, you could see a higher price for a bottle of American whiskey, a new pair of American blue jeans, or even for those who love to ride Harley Davidson motorcycles and are looking for a new “hog” to ride.   Conversely, in the United States, manufactures of goods which use steel and aluminum, such as automobiles, will have to pay more to import them. It is doubtful…

Walt Disney – Masterful Innovator Through Immagination

By Michael Haynes | June 20, 2018

  Walt Disney Bio, Leadership, and Quotes Walt Disney was the co-founder of Walt Disney Productions, one of the most influential motion picture production companies in the world. He was also the creator of the world-famous Disneyland, which attracts over 15 million visitors a year. A Short Biography Born on December 5th, 1901, Walt Disney was the fourth son of Elias and Flora Disney. He developed a love for drawing at a very young age when he was paid to draw a neighbor’s horse. In high school, he was the cartoonist for the school newspaper. He dropped out of high school at 16 and joined the Army where he was…

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Clothes prices to rise – Next

November 3, 2010

Following third quarter declines and expectations for worse in quarter four, retailer Next has warned customers to expect double-digit price rises for clothes in 2011. The British fashion group said that due to the rise in the price of cotton, retail price increases are likely to be at the top end of the previously-stated 5 to 8pc range in the first three months of 2011. Even further hikes could be seen in quarter two. “Because we’ve bought most of the stock for the first-quarter of next year we can be fairly confident that our number at the top end of that range is right,” said chief executive Simon Wolfson. “We…

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OECD tells govs to balance consolidation and recovery

November 3, 2010

Specific budget rules and independent financial watchdogs will ensure effective consolidation measures, according to the OECD. According to the OECD, governments should seek to strengthen the cost-effectiveness of expenditures that enhance growth, in areas such as healthcare, education, innovation and infrastructure development. However, the challenge for monetary authorities will be to exit the exceptional stimulus without exacerbating the fragility of financial markets. The pace of global recovery has slowed in the second half of 2010 and public debt in most countries is set to hit an all time high, the OECD notes in its economic assessment, published today ahead of the G20 Summit in Seoul. The report projects that average…

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Providence Finds Oil Potential Offshore Dublin

November 2, 2010

A recent study commissioned by Irish oil and gas exploration company Providence Resources offshore Dublin has revealed the presence of a potential direct hydrocarbon indicator. In a technical update this morning, the firm said that further analysis has suggested that the area – offshore Dalkey – may also be prospective for oil. The Dalkey Island prospect is located 10km offshore eastern Ireland. Providence holds an operated 50pc equity interest in its Licensing Option with its partner, Star Energy Group. The company believes the structure at Dalkey could contain up to 870m barrels of oil ‘in place’. It added that the target is in shallow water, facilitating any possible exploitation. In…

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