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The North Korean Government Explained

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In July 2015, North Korea held its latest round of elections, boasting a nearly 100%voting turnout.  But despite calling themselves “The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea,”they have been ranked as the least democratic, and most authoritarian country in the world.

Why Does China Have So Many Billionaires

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In the first quarter of 2015, China reportedly saw a new billionaire emerge every week.  After the United States, China has the most billionaires in the world, and in the last 15 years the number of billionaires has skyrocketed from just two to over 300.

Choosing Home Based Internet Businesses

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Tips For Starting A Internet Home Business Thinking about working from home? Looking for the freedom and life style you believe will follow? Here are some tips to help guide you.  There are many factors to consider before you start a home business.  First, you need to assess your skills and personality.  Determine what your really good at.

What They Don't Teach in Business School about Entrepreneurship

A session on, what they don't teach in business school about entrepreneurship. Having taught entrepreneurship in Stanford business school for something like 13 years, I can tell you there's a lot. Some of it we know we don't teach, and some of it we probably should teach if we knew a little more about the subject. So, I think it's a very pertinent subject today. So Mike, why don't you introduce yourself and tell us a little bit about what you did, and just remember, I've got a little bio here.

15 Worst Business Decisions Ever

From corporate marketing wars that fail to compromising on liquor ingredients and paying the price, we count 15 times companies have been awful decisions for greed, ignorance or desperation:

Business Plan Tips

Vision. Mission. Values. All of these bring passion to business. These are the qualitiespeople like me, a Vancity Business Specialist, look for in the Business Objectives section of your business plan. And, they’re what people who you hope willbe your customers -- are also seeking. You have to present your business in 30 seconds,and have your audience wanting more.