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How Lego Is The New Apple

By Geoff Colvin, Posted February 20th 2014

The blockbuster box office results for The Lego Movie underscore the Danish construction-toy company's success.And it shares a key quality with Apple -- one that more companies should emulate.

The startling success of The Lego Movie probably didn't make you think about Apple, but it should. In...


Written by Antone Clark

Elizabeth Smart said she didn't know she had options when she was abducted in June of 2002, initiating a nine-month ordeal that generated national attention.

Speaking before a House committee, Smart spoke of being forced from her Salt Lake City home with a knife to her neck...


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How to Survive Olympic Pressure

By Cary Mullen, Posted February 20th 2014

As a two-time Olympian and World Cup Downhill Champion, I've found that the methods athletes use to handle the tremendous pressure of the Olympics can also be used by anyone in a challenging circumstance.

Athletes face a whirlwind of emotion and activity at the Olympic Games. They arrive with...


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Former Colt to Speak at Commencement

By Jeff Saturday, Posted February 18th 2014

NFL veteran and ESPN analyst Jeff Saturday will deliver the commencement address May 3 at Trine University.

Saturday joined ESPN in July 2013 after 14 years in the NFL. The center's career spanned 13 years with the Indianapolis Colts and a year with the Green Bay Packers in 2012. Saturday appears...


Ah, love reigns on Valentine’s Day. Or at least, to hear the retailers tell it, the love is sweeter when you present your sweetie with some bling, flowers and/or candy.

However, add in any conversation about money and the love is gone, some folks think.

But is it unromantic to mix love and money?

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Feedack, The Breakfast of Champions

By Ruben Gonzalez, Posted February 13th 2014

There is a simple thing you can start doingright now to help you improve your relationships,your results at work, the quality of your products,and anything else in your life. Something thatdoesn't take much time, but saves you hugeamounts of time. That something is asking forfeedback from...



We have heard it so many times when buying a home: location, location, location. Similar verbage applies when valuing that vintage memorabilia collection from your childhood days. Unfortunately, sentimental value does not increase the value, but it does make for a good story. I always look for...


Famous Dave's (Nasdaq:DAVE) today announced that Ed Rensi, Director, has been appointed as the Company's Interim Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. He succeeds John Gilbert, who resigned.

Rensi commented, "I have been a customer and a fan of Famous Dave's for 20 years and I am...


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A Way To Fix Healthcare.gov

By Scott Rasmussen, Posted February 11th 2014

The biggest threat to President Barack Obama's health care law doesn't come from Republicans in Congress but from people like Stacie Brown.

As reported in The New York Times, Brown owns a pottery shop in Georgia and is eligible for some federal health insurance subsidies. However, she has...


Written by Nick Forrester

A lack of initial funding hasn’t stopped the famed Jamaican Bobsled Team from returning to the Winter Olympics.

For the first time since 2002, a bobsled team will represent Jamaica, as the team of Winston Watts, who will be competing in his fourth Olympic Games, and Marvin...