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Too Much or Not Enough? Robert Downey Jr. Weighs In on Hollywood-China Ties

Too Much or Not Enough? Robert Downey Jr. Weighs In on Hollywood-China Ties | Media and Community Building | Scoop.it
Is Hollywood doing too much to win over Chinese audiences? In an interview with China Real Time, Hollywood actor Robert Downey Jr. says maybe so.
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Perhaps it is easier to bridge the cultural divide than we think? I believe that cultural exchange can ease restrictive governments much more easily than protest or business affairs alone however, that does not mean we turn a blind eye to abuses in government. 

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The Library: Next Best Thing to an MBA

The Library: Next Best Thing to an MBA | Media and Community Building | Scoop.it
Across the country, public libraries are giving would-be entrepreneurs a helping hand with resources and expert guidance
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Encouraging education outside the official school system. Supporting empowered citizenship.

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MBAs: Why Hire When You Can Rent by the Hour?

MBAs: Why Hire When You Can Rent by the Hour? | Media and Community Building | Scoop.it
HourlyNerd connects small businesses in need of consulting services with MBA students for as little as $10 an hour
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This is a form of community building linking mid-size/small companies with people who need work and experience. It is collaborative and not exploiting either party. The best ideas arise when they are meeting a real need. 

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