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Don’t panicking about lack of Chelsea business

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND – JULY 27: CONOR GALLAGHER of Chelsea during the Pre-Season Friendly between Bournemouth and Chelsea at Vitality Stadium on July 27, 2021 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Visionhaus/Getty Images)

First things first readers, I enjoyed the slight break from writing and needed it to recharge my interest in doing so. International tournaments don’t necessarily offer a great deal of opportunities for writing meaningful pieces about Chelsea and it seemed foolish to force it.

This summer a great deal of Blues supporters have been frustrated by the business that the club has done. It has shipped out several promising youth players on loan or permanent deals. The latter deals included the beloved Fikayo Tomori and his presumed replacement, Marc Guehi, to AC Milan and Crystal Palace respectively. Neither one of these was a bad move for the club. In the end, Chelsea does not have as many openings along

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The American labor crisis has hit all the small businesses on this one street

It’s 4:30 in the morning and Raymond Mikesell’s alarm has gone off. 

Within an hour, as the first rays of pink and orange morning light reflect off the skyscrapers in the city, Mikesell is at his restaurant Café Raymond in the Strip District, the city’s Main Street for small businesses. 

Along the way he stops by the food terminals, hoping they will have the produce and stock he needs for the day. But he ends up having to turn away the beverage distributor at his own loading dock. 

“I ordered over $1,000 in bottled water, tea and drinks and he tells me he only has about $100 worth of the supplies I ordered for the day. It’s the third time this week this has happened,” said Mikesell, 55, shaking

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Owners Of Green Country Martial Arts Business Hosts Self-Defense Course

Two black belt instructors are sharing skills and knowledge with women across Green Country to make themselves smarter and safer as well as stronger both mentally and physically.

The purpose of Saturday’s free Ladies Self-Defense Class is to empower women. Organizers hope they never find themselves in a situation where they need to use the skills, they learned today but said they can rest easier knowing their students could if necessary.

“Everybody has the right to live a happy and healthy life,” ATA Tulsa Martial Arts co-owner Kim Gaither said. “And nobody else has the right to take that away from them.”

When someone doesn’t listen to you, Gaither said it’s OK to defend yourself.

“I don’t want them to be afraid to exit their door. There are simple and easy things that we can do,” Gaither said. 

Gaither, and her husband Frank, own ATA Tulsa Martial Arts and hold

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Delays, More Masks and Mandatory Shots: Virus Surge Disrupts Office-Return Plans

He did not respond, but days later Apple posted an internal video in which company executives doubled down on bringing workers back to the office. In the video, Dr. Sumbul Desai, who helps run Apple’s digital health division, encouraged workers to get vaccinated but stopped short of saying they would be required to, according to a transcript viewed by The Times.

The video didn’t sit well with some employees.

“OK, you want me to put my life on the line to come back to the office, which will also decrease my productivity, and you’re not giving me any logic on why I actually need to do that?” said Ashley Gjovik, a senior engineering program manager.

When the company delayed its return-to-office date on Monday, a group of employees drafted a new letter, proposing a one-year pilot program in which people could work from home full time if they chose to.

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Hamptons businesses denying ‘suffering’ wealthy amid labor crisis

This summer, the Hamptons’ wealthy seasonal residents are learning a new word: “No.”

Pity the nicely dressed gentleman who walked into Xavier Merat’s chic Salon Xavier last week and asked for a manicure to go along with his haircut.

He was told — gasp — that it was impossible.

“He asked countless times before he walked out the door because he just didn’t believe we weren’t able to fit him in,” Merat told The Post. “He was like a kid who wanted candy and couldn’t get it.”

Merat used to employ six manicurists at his Sag Harbor salon; now there are only three.

“Nobody wants to turn away business. It’s frustrating because we have the space but not the manpower,’’ Merat explained.

All over the East End, businesses are short-staffed this summer. You see the “For Hire” signs everywhere, from home services — lawn maintenance, pool care, plumbing — to

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Thousands of Michigan residents left in the dark after severe weekend storms

Utility crews are “working around the clock” to restore power for thousands of customers in Michigan following severe weekend storms. 

More than 87,000 customers throughout the state woke up without power Monday morning, according to 

“Our crews are working around the clock to restore power and clean up damage from Saturday night’s storms,” DTE Energy tweeted Monday. “We understand being without power is frustrating.” 

The National Weather says tornadoes struck near Detroit and near Flint on Saturday evening. The two twisters traveled about 1.8 miles, reportedly knocking down trees and power lines, damaging homes and ripping the roof off of at least one business. 

At one point, DTE Energy reported nearly 135,000 customers in Oakland and Macomb counties had no service due to wind damage.

To help get customers back on track the utility company has more than 2,000 employees, contractors, and out-of-state support working in the field. 


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When Trusting Your Family Hurts Your Family Business

The performance of family-managed firms is mixed. To understand the drivers of variation, the authors conducted a meta-analysis of 204 studies covering 3.8 million firms. They find that family businesses tend to suffer in countries where trust in family is high and trust in institutions is low. The best family-firm performers, though, are in countries that score high on trust in both areas, suggesting that the institutional factor is more important.

Globally, family businesses comprise 75% of all firms and contribute 65% to GDP. However, evidence of whether families improve or impair their companies’ performance remains mixed and is ardently debated.

In order to better understand the findings of prior studies, we conducted a meta-analysis (together with the University of Trier’s Joern Block and Dominik Wagner of IUBH International College) that combined 204 academic studies covering 3,880,267 businesses across 30 countries. Family businesses were distinguished based on family’s involvement as

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These are the best, worst states to start a business in 2021: report

The best and worst states to start a business in 2021 might surprise you.

Only about one in every five startups survives beyond its first year in business, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the COVID-19 pandemic has likely made success even more difficult to achieve. 


These 10 states, however, have proven to be the best for starting a business after more than a year of COVID-19 based on 28 relevant metrics reviewed by WalletHub in three broader categories, including business environment, access to resources and business costs:

  1. Texas
  2. Georgia
  3. California
  4. Florida
  5. Idaho
  6. Utah
  7. Colorado
  8. North Dakota
  9. North Carolina
  10. Massachusetts

The worst cities to start a small business based on those same

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technical product manager salary amazon

A new year brings promise of new technologies and business opportunities at every level, particularly in international trade. What kind of service is needed then? Answer: we need superior service be delivered at any touchpoint, for “Good is no longer good enough.” To quote Ron Kaufman once more, “What was good enough for yesterday, isn’t good enough for today. Rs sounding board What’s good enough for today, won’t be good enough for tomorrow.” This is so because of the fast-changing business world. It is very important to keep climbing the ladder of service level to keep up with the competitive environment. Being close to your customers and really … Read the rest

Introducing the Business of Football Hall of Fame

Next month’s annual induction of new members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, will be a celebration of NFL players who truly excelled on the field. Now, in this space, we will induct the inaugural members of the Business of Football Hall of Fame, a celebration of NFL players who have truly excelled off the field.

For those who follow me on social media, you know my periodic references to players who stand out in the business of football. Today we officially recognize some of them.

A couple of notes: This column addresses earnings only from NFL teams. Marketing and endorsement income are not part of the equation for this induction. Also, there are obviously players who have made significantly more money than some of the players below—both Manning brothers come to mind—but their earnings are not out of the ordinary for their level of

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