Thursday February 8, 2018
“The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it.”–Debbi Fields
Steve Wynn Steps Down as Wynn Resorts CEO
Congress leaders reach $300 billion budget deal
Senate Deal Would Avoid Shutdown as Funding Fight Turns to House
Trump tells Pentagon ‘to top’ France military parade
Germany coalition talks: Merkel’s conservatives and SPD clinch deal
North Korea leader’s sister to make landmark visit to South for Olympics
SWB MIDDLE EAST
Syria war: Death toll mounts after new raids on Eastern Ghouta
End game looms for South Africa’s Zuma
SWB LATIN AMERICA
Brazil police arrest sect members for enslavement
Senate leaders agree to two-year budget deal
Pelosi threatens to oppose budget deal without immigration
Left seethes as Senate clinches budget deal
Inside Biden’s 2018 — and possibly 2020 — plans
Dow Holds Gains, S&P 500 Trades Flat as Bond Yields Creep Higher
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rises 381 points at its session high after opening 127 points lower on Wednesday.
UPDATE 8-Oil hits one-mth low as U.S. inventory and output data dents optimism
Avoid This Human Emotion If You Want to Make Money in a Volatile Stock Market
“Bitcoin Is the Alpha and the Omega”: CoinDesk Research Director
SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch was an incredible success — here are the best moments
In The Wake Of Amazon, Trophy Retail Properties Fall Short
Athletes at the Olympics get McDonald’s for free — here’s what their personal fast-food restaurant looks like
How A Debilitating Skin Condition Led A TV Producer To Start A Vegan Watch Company
The idea for Votch, a vegan watch company, came about after one of her old watch straps broke. “When I went back to work I simply couldn’t work in advertising anymore,” she explains. “I’d lost so much of my life that I had to do something that was truly fulfilling for me, but most importantly, gave back to communities doing good in the world.
To Build a Great Company, Start With Your Death, and Then Work Backward
The four crucial questions
Goodman says entrepreneurs must ask themselves four questions:
- What do I need and want from life?
- How can my business help me achieve that?
- What would such a company look like?
- How do I get my company to look like that?
DECOR – RITA NOTES: POTTED FLOWERS
Thomas Goode is a great source for cachepots, though you will not see them on the website. Wedding Presents Direct has an amazing selection available to order, including those proper, old-fashioned bone china and Limoges ones.
Priyanka Chopra’s Snow Day Boots Are a Stylish Steal
Chopra topped her ripped jeans with Alice + Olivia‘s leopard-print fluffy coat, a fresh alternative to the omnipresent puffer. The Edie Sedgwick-esque silhouette looked both practical and polished—and totally unexpected when paired with her fresh update on storm-proof boots (which are currently on sale for $119).
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