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    1. This Iraq Veteran Lost Her Arm--but Found New Purpose as an Entrepreneur

      This Iraq Veteran Lost Her Arm--but Found New Purpose as an Entrepreneur

      Lots of people become entrepreneurs because of an unexpected career shock, such as a corporate acquisition or layoff. Dawn Halfaker's military career was ended by an explosion and a catastrophic injury, in Iraq, in 2004. Yet Halfaker would eventually ...

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    2. The Al Gore Interview: Full Transcript

      The Al Gore Interview: Full Transcript

      Fast Company: Why did you want to make a sequel to An Inconvenient Truth, and why now? Al Gore: Well, a number of people have been encouraging me to make a sequel for quite a few years. I think one reason is that the first movie gave or seemed to give a big boost to the efforts to solve the climate crisis–at least a number of people have generously said that–and since we still have so much work to do, a lot of people over the last several years have asked me if I would be willing to ...

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    3. Al Gore Wants You To Have “Realistic Hope” About Solving Climate Change

      Al Gore Wants You To Have “Realistic Hope” About Solving Climate Change

      A decade after the Oscar-winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth made the threat of climate change real to millions of moviegoers, the film’s star, Al Gore, is back to make it even more so. In An Inconvenient Sequel, due in theaters July 28, he shares an outlook that is both more dire and more optimistic: Last year was the hottest ever on record, but it also marked a high point for installations of renewable energy.

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    4. Remarks by the Vice President at a Listening Session with Small-Business Owners

      Remarks by the Vice President at a Listening Session with Small-Business Owners

      I'm a small-business owner in the Fox Cities and Appleton, and I am involved in health insurance. I actually work in three different markets. I work in small business -- so I have over 100 small-business clients. So I'm kind of your boots on the, per ...

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    5. My Quarter-Life Career Crisis Didn’t Kill Me—It Taught Me How To Pivot

      My Quarter-Life Career Crisis Didn’t Kill Me—It Taught Me How To Pivot

      Growing up, my girl crushes swung between Judy Blume and Eleanor Roosevelt. I gravitated toward irreverent women who had stories to tell and history to make. Maybe because of this, I felt destined for a career in politics. As a campus activist at Northwestern University, I geeked out to all things political. I volunteered on Chicago congressional campaigns and Bill Clinton’s first presidential run. I even ran as a delegate for the Democratic National Convention in 1992.

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    6. My Quarter-Life Career Crisis Didn’t Kill Me—It Taught Me How To Pivot

      My Quarter-Life Career Crisis Didn’t Kill Me—It Taught Me How To Pivot

      Growing up, my girl crushes swung between Judy Blume and Eleanor Roosevelt. I gravitated toward irreverent women who had stories to tell and history to make. Maybe because of this, I felt destined for a career in politics. As a campus activist at Northwestern University, I geeked out to all things political. I volunteered on Chicago congressional campaigns and Bill Clinton’s first presidential run. I even ran as a delegate for the Democratic National Convention in 1992.

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    7. Five Ways to Use Small Business Saturday to Drive Sales

      Five Ways to Use Small Business Saturday to Drive Sales

      Launched by American Express, the first-ever Small Business Saturday took place on Nov 27, 2010. The promotion encouraged holiday shoppers to support small, local businesses. The event grew as local mayors, governors, the U.S. Senate and President ...

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    8. Frog's 5 Steps To Predicting The Future

      Frog's 5 Steps To Predicting The Future

      People everywhere wish they could look into a crystal ball and see their future—or at the very least, the future of their investments, business, and career. Frog, the global design consultancy, has developed a technique that’s probably about as close as we’ll get to prophecies told via glass orb. It’s called "futurecasting." And Frog’s clients hire the design firm to spend weeks or months evaluating how the world may change, and what new products and services may be needed as a result.

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    9. Campaigning for More Women in U.S. Government

      Campaigning for More Women in U.S. Government

      Some women seek to solve pressing societal issues by running for local office, and join a pipeline of female candidates who may someday run for higher office. But why aren’t there more — and how can we turn the tide? Lawyer Leah Simon-Weisberg has been busy this fall campaigning for a spot on the rent board in Berkeley, Calif. As legal director of Tenants Together, she’s well versed in the problems of area renters.

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    10. Transcript of the 2016 Debate Between the Running Mates

      Transcript of the 2016 Debate Between the Running Mates

      Fourth, we promote small business growth, just as we've done in Virginia, to make it easier to start and grow small businesses. Hillary and I each grew up in small-business families. My dad, who ran an iron working and welding shop, is here tonight ...

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    11. Congresswomen are getting President Barbies today

      Congresswomen are getting President Barbies today

      Mattel has just released it's latest President and Vice President Barbies. The first President Barbie hit the market in 1992, but she looked anything but presidential in a poofy red, white and blue gone, with an extra red bolero outfit. (For what? To do some Spanish dancing?) Today, each female member of Congress is getting one of the new Barbies as a gift from the nonpartisan group, She Should Run, which is helping women to envision themselves in elected office.

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