Donald Sterling, forced to sell his National Basketball Association team after a lifetime ban for making racist comments, is not going to be remembered as a "visionary," "icon" or "oracle" – terms attached over the years to renowned business personalities such as Bill Gates, Steve...
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Tag: Bill Gates
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Let’s hear it for lemonade stands!
Forty-two percent of entrepreneurs surveyed in a study said their first business venture was during their childhood.
The current three richest people in America are all entrepreneurs
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Last week, 40 of the world’s richest families and individuals signed the Giving Pledge, each promising to give away at least half of their fortune to philanthropy before they die. A large number of the signatories are Jewish. This column is for them.
I won’t presume to tell any...
July 8, 2008 | 6:03 pm
NEW YORK (JTA)—Usually a “mazel tov” would go to the person being honored, but this week the American Friends of the Hebrew University is accepting congratulations for convincing one of the world’s richest men to accept an award.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates will receive the...
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"While all other sciences have advanced, government is at a standstill -- little better practiced now than three or four thousand years ago." -- John Adams
If the art of government had improved, then war, disease and poverty inflicted by the tyranny and selfishness of man, as well...