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How entrepreneurs have the most stressful – yet most satisfying – jobs

Entrepreneurs must grapple with uncertainty and work the longest hours. Yet they are happier and often healthier than people in other jobs.
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12 Principles guiding innovation districts

12 Principles guiding innovation districts | Business studies resources | Scoop.it
Ignited by emerging economic trends and demographic preferences, many cities across the United States, Europe, and other global regions are witnessing a new geography of innovation: innovation dist…
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On Pastures, No Internet – Interview by Carlo Petrini - Cheese 2017

On Pastures, No Internet – Interview by Carlo Petrini - Cheese 2017 | Business studies resources | Scoop.it
Denis Duclos is a 23-year-old agricultural entrepreneur. He lives with his parents in Gignod, five minutes to Aosta Valley.
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Repair Café in practice

This video shows what a Repair Café is, why volunteers participate, why visitors bring their broken items, and - last but not least - how you can start you
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Organic Opportunity Highlighted in New Report

Organic Opportunity Highlighted in New Report | Business studies resources | Scoop.it
Looking to better understand consumers’ increasing interest in where their food comes from and how their food dollars can provide greater support for local food-related businesses and farmers, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis partnered to increase awareness of this opportunity for economic growth in both rural and urban communities.
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Online farmers' markets: Veggies on the smartphone

Online farmers' markets: Veggies on the smartphone | Business studies resources | Scoop.it
A new digital start-up is tapping into the increasingly popular paddock-to-plate movement by offering fresh produce with a touch of the smartphone.
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Leo DiCaprio wants people to eat more farmed fish

Leo DiCaprio wants people to eat more farmed fish | Business studies resources | Scoop.it
Americans aren't big on seafood. Worldwide, the average person eats about 44 pounds of fish and shellfish a year. A typical American eats roughly a third of that amount. That's a problem—both for our health and for the environment. High in nutrients and low in fat, fish are an excellent source of protein. They're als
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Are these the 50 most influential women entrepreneurs in Australia?

Are these the 50 most influential women entrepreneurs in Australia? | Business studies resources | Scoop.it
Job Capital and Rare Birds founder Jo Burston picks the 50 most influential women entrepreneurs in Australia for a new book and mentoring program.
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Silver lining for refugees at Sydney's Social Outfit

Silver lining for refugees at Sydney's Social Outfit | Business studies resources | Scoop.it
An unassuming clothing shop in Sydney's inner-west employs refugees with sewing skills to make beautiful, ethical clothing.
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Explainer: why Wesfarmers is ditching Coles

Spinning off Coles is a great example of how good Wesfarmers is at entering and exiting markets.
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Why every company should embrace the World Cup

The true bane of an organisation is a lack of engagement and job satisfaction among its employees. World Cup mania could actually help.
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Heat Waves Are Creeping Toward a Deadly Heat-Humidity Threshold

Heat Waves Are Creeping Toward a Deadly Heat-Humidity Threshold | Business studies resources | Scoop.it
As global temperatures rise, river valleys in South Asia will face the highest risk of heatwaves that reach the limits of human survivability, a new study shows.
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In Sweltering South, Climate Change Is Now a Workplace Hazard

In Sweltering South, Climate Change Is Now a Workplace Hazard | Business studies resources | Scoop.it
Workers laboring outdoors in southern states are wrestling with the personal and political consequences of a worsening environment.
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Garlic Is...Life: A Look at Garlic Diversity

Garlic Is...Life: A Look at Garlic Diversity | Business studies resources | Scoop.it
“What’s your favorite type of garlic?”

That’s not a question most of us typically ask one another, but at Seed
Savers Exchange it’s often posed among our staff, especially at this time
of year.
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Jobs for Poets: August 9, 2017

Jobs for Poets: August 9, 2017 | Business studies resources | Scoop.it
Jobs for Poets: August 9, 2017 - Every Wednesday we share literary and arts jobs posted by our fellow organizations, universities, and schools. Take a look at the opportunities available for poets in the workforce now.
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Critics of corporate culture make case for workplace negativity

Critics of corporate culture make case for workplace negativity | Business studies resources | Scoop.it
Many companies are encouraging their workers to be happy, but psychologists argue this fixation can be more stressful than liberating.
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Forget Vanity Metrics: The Numbers You Should Really Be Focusing On | BusinessCollective

Forget Vanity Metrics: The Numbers You Should Really Be Focusing On | BusinessCollective | Business studies resources | Scoop.it
When it comes to building a financially viable business, vanity metrics are just superficial numbers.
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working well in the gig economy News, Research and Analysis - The Conversation

working well in the gig economy News, Research and Analysis - The Conversation | Business studies resources | Scoop.it
Browse working well in the gig economy news, research and analysis from The Conversation
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Will Whole Foods' New Buying Strategy Make It Harder For Food Startups To Launch?

Will Whole Foods' New Buying Strategy Make It Harder For Food Startups To Launch? | Business studies resources | Scoop.it
Getting on to shelves in one of Whole Foods regional markets used to be a tried and true path for sustainable food companies' success. Now th
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Why people trust sharing economy strangers more than their colleagues

Why people trust sharing economy strangers more than their colleagues | Business studies resources | Scoop.it
Research into platforms like Uber and ride-sharing platform BlaBlaCar show high levels of trust thanks to clever design.
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Palm Oil Divestment Goes Mainstream

World’s First Broadly-Diversified “Deforestation Free” Global Equity Portfolios Now Available to Everyday Investors

San Francisco – In response to the financial, social, and environmental risks of commodities that drive tropical deforestation and climate change, Dimensional Fund Advisors, a major US investment firm with $445 billion of assets under management, has divested two of its portfolios of all palm oil plantation companies, Bloomberg reports today.

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