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Major League Soccer's Most Valuable Teams [0.11]

Posted on Aug. 16, 2017, 2 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

When MLS kicked off its 2017 season this past March, it expected to do so with the fanfare of two new expansion teams based in Atlanta and Minnesota.

It's true, and what's more is that, at over 46,000 fans per home game through mid-August, Atlanta has knocked Seattle off the top of the MLS attendance chart for the first time since the Sounders joined the league in 2009.

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Though once nothing more than a niche interest among Americans, soccer has absolutely exploded in popularity in recent years.

Though Heineken has long been associated with soccer in Europe, its push into North America only began in earnest in late 2014 when the company signed on to replace Budweiser as the official beer of Major League Soccer.

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The countdown has started. Only days until John Matthews kicks off his 3,400-mile, cross-country bike ride, called Ride Hard.

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AIM HDC (Heartland Developers Conference) is a 3-day software development event on September 6-8, 2017 for tech professionals, consisting of hands-on workshops, keynotes and other speakers, breakout sessions and networking events. SPN recapped a few of the impressive men and women that you can look forward to hearing from at this year’s AIM HDC.

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There are many creative tools a designer uses to think differently, but none is more counter-intuitive than “wrong thinking,” also called reverse thinking.

There are many creative tools a designer uses to think differently, but none is more counter-intuitive than “wrong thinking,” also called reverse thinking.

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As a full-time editor and academic mentor at an academic writing service, I have read hundreds of business plans over the years. In order to ensure that a business idea is sound, entrepreneurs should search for product validation by reaching out to their target consumers before sinking huge amounts of time and money into the project.

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The X-Men franchise is expanding.

Deadpool and Logan marked the first wave of spinoffs, and Sophie Turner will star as Jean Grey in the next X-Men team movie, Dark Phoenix.

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There will be 16 new classic teams added to NBA 2K18, and two of them will be the 1996-97 Miami Heat and the 1998-99 New York Knicks. I wrote up a prediction for the 16 teams.

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Small business owners are constantly inundated with software solutions that promise to automate tasks, guide, track and manage projects, and improve overall productivity among employees. Too often, small businesses are orchestrating projects that become confined within the constraints of that management tool and therefore do not meet their full potential.

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Whether we're limiting the times we hit the snooze button, increasing our attendance at the gym or improving our work performance, setting goals is essential in order to generate change. Yet, goals don't always work: According to Statistic Brain Research Institute, a mere 9.2 percent of participants the institute surveyed said they'd successfully achieved their New Year’s resolutions so far in 2017.

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The rate of change in technology is unmatched. This will greatly inform your strategic agenda, help you get to know your new team and give you a great sense of the existing culture, good and bad.

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Businesses owners and entrepreneurs have a story to tell and must think strategically in order to tell it.

Tell a story.

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Unlike startups that get to shape culture from scratch, established companies must transform existing norms, values, and assumptions in ways that inspire everyone to innovate — not just at the top of the organization, but at all levels. Unlike startups that get to shape culture from scratch, established companies must transform existing norms, values, and assumptions in ways that inspire everyone to innovate — not just at the top of the organization, but at all levels.

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LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) has released a couple of new and interesting features that will make it easier for individuals and businesses to share their experiences. But this will the first time business networking platform LinkedIn will provide the feature.

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One of the toughest tickets in sports in the next 10 months will be to get a glimpse of the Golden State Warriors whether at home or on the road.

Throngs come out to see the team whenever it is on the road and the booming Bay Area economy coupled with the team's success and star power have driven prices to stratospheric levels on the secondary market for home games.

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MLS expansion club LAFC has yet to play a game, but the team is already scoring big.

Heineken is a league-level sponsor of MLS, as well as an individual team sponsor with eight other MLS clubs, including the likes of New York City FC, Orlando City SC and D.C. United.

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Do You Have What It Takes To Be the Boss? [0.37]

Posted on Aug. 14, 2017, 2 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

Transitioning from worker to boss can be a challenge. You can learn how to be a good boss by watching leaders you respect and admire.

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If you want to increase sales for your small business, you need a great sales team behind you.

First and foremost, you need to have your team’s trust if you want any request from you to be taken seriously.

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What happens when you actually try out some of this LEADx advice?

If you’re a LEADx reader or listener, then you know we deliver amazing and practical advice for leaders and aspiring leaders alike.

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Unfold the Branding Power of the Company T-Shirt [0.20]

Posted on Aug. 14, 2017, 2:11 a.m. by AllBusiness.com @ [source]

For all the articles written about workplace uniforms—whether you’re for them or against them—rarely do we discuss the power of the humble company T-shirt.

As such, the T-shirt helps to build unity in the workplace as well.

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