Is Your SMB Prepared for Back-to-School Season?

September is the unofficial “personal rebranding” month as millions of students return to school, newly committed to raise their GPAs, make varsity or adopt a goth aesthetic. As one of the largest shopping seasons of the year [...]

Asylum-seeker arrested in France knife attack that left 1 dead, 9 wounded

A knife attack at a public transit station in eastern France Saturday left a 19-year-old dead and at least nine others injured, three of whom are in critical condition, authorities said Saturday. The attack happened around 4:30 p.m. at [...]

Taliban launch 'massive attack' on northern Afghanistan city, government says

The Taliban have launched a major attack on the northern Afghanistan city of Kunduz, igniting gunbattles with security forces, government officials said Saturday. The “massive attack” was launched from several points throughout [...]

Great Barrier Reef outlook very poor, Australia says

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Great Barrier Reef’s condition is deteriorating due to climate change The [...]

The 5 Principles My NASA and U.S. Navy Careers Taught Me About Leading a Startup

From birth until my deployment to Iraq, I wanted nothing to do with entrepreneurship (or at least the version of “entrepreneurship” as I perceived it). I was convinced since the age of 6 that I would become an astronaut, or [...]

Hong Kong protesters defy ban to clash with police, hit with tear gas, water cannon

A large fire blazed across a main street in Hong Kong on Saturday night, as protesters made a wall out of barricades and set it afire. Hundreds of protesters gathered behind the fire, many pointing laser beams that streaked the night sky [...]

North Korea berates 'thoughtless' Mike Pompeo, warns hopes for talks fading

A senior North Korean diplomat on Saturday berated U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over his comments describing North Korean behavior as “rogue” and warned that Pyongyang’s hopes for talks with Washington are fading. In [...]

How to Stand Out with Small Business Certification

There are more than 40 million independent workers in the U.S. today, and that means a competitive market for the attention and eyeballs of your desired clients.  Becoming an effective networker, honing your social media presence, and developing [...]

How to Improve the Success of Your Small Business

There are many things that could potentially go wrong, and you have to plan ahead very efficiently if you want to avoid most of the common roadblocks. Most importantly, you’ll need to come to terms with the idea that not every belief you [...]

The Amazon in Brazil is on fire – how bad is it?

Image copyright Amnesty International Thousands of fires are ravaging the Amazon rainforest in Brazil – the most intense blazes for almost a decade. The northern states of Roraima, Acre, [...]