9 Tips for Hiring Great People
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When nearly 450 people applied to be my writing assistant, the hiring process could have swamped my business. Here are some ways out. A few months ago, I ran an ad seeking a virtual writing assistant to help me with my book projects and my ghostwriting business. I was overwhelmed by the response. Nearly 450 […]

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Not Born With It? You Can Still Become A Great Leader
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To get from good to great, or even poor to great, build these six practices into your daily routine. No one ever said being a leader was easy. It’s not. Not only do you have to make smart decisions about products and services, marketing, financing, and other operational issues, but you also have to maximize […]

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N.Y. town welcomes home Olympic hero Erin Hamlin
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First American to win a singles luge Olympic medal tells CBS News she is “honored” to represent small town of Remsen, N.Y.

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Hockeysmith: gave up skorts for shoegaze
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The Aphex Twin is a fan of this young duo and their caravan-created electronic music If there was ever a good reason to shovel antihistamines down your gullet before pressing play, the music of two hockey-playing, caravan-dwelling sisters who recorded their EP in a stable might be it. But before your eyes start to water, […]

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Mozart Undone review – 'makes Cirque du Soleil seem radical'
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Barbican, LondonCascades of glitter, soap and water drown out the Mozart in Betty Nansen Teatret’s madcap Danish ‘theatre concert’ You may enter the Barbican a reasonably sane person, but there’s a high chance you will leave dizzy with astonishment and disbelief at this strenuous and kitschy attempt to meld classical music with theatre. It sashays […]

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Raphaella: the singer poised to pile on the hits thanks to Persian carpets
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The 23-year-old North London songwriter has found an unusual way to fund her career without the backing of a record label North London-born singer-songwriter Raphaella Mazaheri-Asadi has played alongside Nicole Scherzinger, Joss Stone and Lianne La Havas, and appeared at the Sundance festival at the O2. Her music has made it on to both Radio […]

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Bok Bok – Melba's Call feat Kelela: New music
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Having produced two songs on Kelela’s album, she returns the favour on producer Bok Bok’s brilliantly odd new single Reading on mobile? Click here to listen One of 2013’s most innovative releases came in the shape of Kelela’s Cut 4 Me, an oddly undulating slab of futuristic R&B featuring production from a host of acts […]

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'I feel like I've been given a third chance'
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Toni Braxton talks about her new R&B album collaboration with ‘musical husband’ Kenneth ‘Babyface’ Edmonds, and how she’s bouncing back from past setbacks Despite the crackly transatlantic phone line, Toni Braxton‘s regal disposition comes through loud and clear. “I’m like that classic black dress that never goes out of style,” she pronounces in lofty tones. […]

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