How business leaders solve relationship problems

Relationship building and effective leadership go hand-in-hand in today’s corporate world. With collaboration often vital to an enterprise’s success, if leaders don’t develop solid bonds between their people, departments, customers and suppliers, they may not last long — or their company may drag behind the competition.  More...

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By Heather Bender On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Chicago parents livestream son reading 100 books in one day

Reading is fundamental and livestreamable. Caleb Green, a 4-year-old from Chicago, Ill., challenged himself (and his parents) to read 100 books in one day — and he succeeded. Green’s More...

By Heather Bender On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Mario Batali drops Cuomo fundraiser amid harassment allegations

ALBANY — Celebrity chef Mario Batali pulled out of a fundraiser for Gov. Cuomo hours after he publicly acknowledged sexual harassment allegations against him, the Daily News has learned. Batali More...

By Heather Bender On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Flushable pregnancy test receives FDA approval

You’ll soon be able to flush away fears of your pregnancy test being discovered. Lia, a startup from Philadelphia, has gotten clearance from the Food and Drug Administration to sell its flushable More...

By Heather Bender On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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The not-so-sweet truth about alcohol and sugar

There’s no denying that we all enjoy the sweet things in life. Fresh baked cookies, a slice of cake or an ice cream cone brighten our day and allow us to indulge just a little bit! It’s More...

By Heather Bender On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Women born to older mothers are less likely to have kids

The older a woman’s mother was when she was born, the less likely she is to have children, according to a new study. Canadian researchers analyzed health records of 43,135 American women and More...

By Heather Bender On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Start withdrawing from retirement accounts at the right age

When it comes to retirement accounts such as Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs), 401(k)s and 403(b)s, there are two magic ages to remember. The first is age 59 ½ when you can begin More...

By Heather Bender On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Harlem rapper meets his 81-year-old Words with Friends opponent

Spencer Sleyon, a 22-year-old Harlem-based rapper and Rosalind Guttman, an 81-year-old grandmother living in Florida, became the best of random pals through Words with Friends and finally meet in real More...

By Heather Bender On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Luxury retailer is selling stoneless avocados to save your skin

This UK company is bringing us the next best thing since avocado toast — stoneless avocados. Supremely British multipurpose retailer Marks and Spencers is selling “cocktail avocados” that More...

By Heather Bender On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Get a free lobster roll if this is your name

May the fork be with you… Luke’s Lobster is giving free lobster rolls to people named Luke or Lucas on Dec. 15, timed to the release of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” (Luke’s More...

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