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Forget Warren Buffett and Bill Gates — Your Dream Business Mentor Is Already on Your Speed Dial.

If you’re like me, in my search to find the right coach, I dream about enlisting someone at the top of their field – the Stedman Graham or Steve Jobs of our profession. Conventional wisdom suggests that if you want to get good at something, you need to learn from the best. But does this always hold true?



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This week I visited with management expert Roger Connors, perhaps most known as the best-selling co-author of The Oz Principle and several other workplace accountability books. Most recently he’s heading up a new organization called Zero to Ten and his newest book, Get a Coach | Be a Coach, will be available soon.

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We talked about the unexplored magic in mentoring – or being mentored – with individuals just one or two levels above or below us in a particular realm. It may be

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Black Noir actor reveals his dream idea for a spin-off of The Boys

The world of The Boys is getting larger thanks to the announcement that a spin-off focusing on young Supes-in-training is coming to Amazon Prime Video. But we can’t imagine the series will stop there – with several spin-offs probably filling fans’ dreams as we speak. Maybe a peek at Vought’s PR? Or a window into what goes on with the making of Dawn of the Seven? How about a Black Noir spin-off?



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Yeah, how about a Black Noir spin-off? It’s an idea so tantalising and rich and shrouded in mystery, that we even put the premise to Nathan Mitchell, the actor who portrays the enigmatic member of the Seven. He has some serious ideas and even a title.

“I would call it ‘The Secret Life of Black Noir,’” Mitchell says. 

“A funny thing or a cool thing to play with Noir is to have him

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Markus Perez’s idea for a dream fight? Three rounds of blood, cuts and a split decision win

MMA fighters often pay huge tolls when engaging in violent brawls in the cage, and that’s something to which Markus Perez aspires.



Markus Perez faces UFC newcomer Dricus Du Plessis in Abu Dhabi.


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Markus Perez faces UFC newcomer Dricus Du Plessis in Abu Dhabi.

Perez had a several UFC fights cancelled over the past few months before booking a middleweight showdown with newcomer Dricus Du Plessis on Saturday night at UFC Fight Island 5 in Abu Dhabi. Dealing with so many frustrations has him eager to fulfill a longtime dream: a bloody war.

“Not that I see (my stand-up) as the best path to victory, but that’s how I want to fight,” Perez said in an interview with MMA Fighting. “I want to brawl, I want to punch him. I’m training for seven months, and now I’m going to grapple and take him down? I wanna fight, I want a brawl. I want to trade punches.”

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In Wake Of A Coronavirus Layoff, Astorian Launches Dream Business

ASTORIA, QUEENS — After Kayli Kunkel was laid off this summer from her corporate job, in the throes of a coronavirus-crippled economy, the Astoria resident found her next career opportunity within her own four walls.

She made a list of all the things she cares about, that she would want to build a career in, and decided to venture down what may seem an unlikely path in a recession: starting her own small business.

In the same rooms where she’d been working remotely as a marketing director, she had started making her own laundry soap, lip balm and lotion, using a book titled “Simply Living Well” as her guide — both a way of penny-pinching after her layoff and building a more sustainable lifestyle.

Then the thought: why not build that into a business?

On Aug. 10, the 27-year-old launched an online store, Earth & Me, selling a curated collection

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Stone Cold Steve Austin vs. Hulk Hogan and a WWE/WCW Dream Card | Bleacher Report

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Kai En Tai (Taka Michinoku/Funaki/Dick Togo/Men’s Teioh) vs. Rey Mysterio/Juventud Guerrera/Psicosis/Chris Jericho

Analysis: WCW was great at getting their cards started right, featuring high flying action from a collection of great Mexican luchadors who ultimately reinvented what wrestling looks like in America.

WWE attempted something similar with imported Japanese talent but never fully invested in their light heavyweight division. Kai En Tai, however, could really go when given the opportunity, winning over crowds with the power of their work. Look no further than ECW’s Barely Legal pay-per-view in 1997 for an example of them managing to convert a skeptical crowd into believers. 

Result: Because this was company versus company, WCW decided to mix babyfaces and heels, attempting to put their best possible team forward. This nearly backfired when Chris Jericho spent most of the match feuding with his own teammates—but eventually, the future

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Messi back in scoring business in dream start for Koeman



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La Liga Santander – FC Barcelona v Villarreal

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Lionel Messi was back in scoring business for Barcelona on Sunday, leading them to a resounding 4-0 win at home against Villarreal in a near-perfect La Liga opener for the Catalans under new coach Ronald Koeman.



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La Liga Santander – FC Barcelona v Villarreal

Teenage forward Ansu Fati was in inspirational form for Barca, combining with Jordi Alba to side-foot home first time into the net in the 15th minute and then striking again four minutes later with another ice-cool finish.

Fati, the 17-year-old in his second season in Barca’s first team after a stunning rise last year from the club’s youth set-up, then won the penalty which captain Messi dispatched to score the third in the 35th.

Villarreal defender Pau Torres scored an own goal right at the end of the first

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What a dream retirement plan looks like for 10 of the richest CEOs in America

It’s hard to imagine the world’s richest CEOs stepping down from their empires.

For some, like Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, they can’t imagine it either. For others, like Bill Gates, handing over the reins wasn’t so hard to do.

With billions of dollars to their name and a behemoth company under their wing, a bigwig CEO’s retirement might look a little different than the norm, whether it’s prolonged working or a life of leisure.

But that’s not to say their retirement plans can’t inspire your own golden years.

Here, 10 of the world’s richest CEOs on what a dream retirement looks like to them — and what lessons you can steal from those ideas.

Jeff Bezos dreams of being a bartender.
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Net worth: $176.8 billion

Position: CEO of Amazon

When once asked what he’d be doing if he wasn’t ‘Jeff Bezos,’ Bezos said, “I have

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Knoxville firm and Dream Big winner Strata-G sold to employees

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Strata-G founder Dan Hurst talks about selling the company to his employees.

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For the first time in 18 years, Strata-G founder Dan Hurst has just one decision to make: finding and conserving 100 acres of land meant for Strata-G employees to enjoy. 

It’s a transition for someone who, as a small-business owner, made thousands of decisions year in and year out. 

Ranked as the largest veteran-owned business in East Tennessee by the Knoxville News Sentinel’s Book of Lists, Strata-G has been sold by Hurst to two longtime vice presidents.

Elliott Barnett will take on operations as CEO, and John Patterson will handle business development and growth as president. 

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From left, Dan Hurst, Darrell Daugherty and John Patterson pose for a portrait at their company, Strata-G, the largest veteran-owned business in East Tennessee, on Aug. 2, 2020. Hurst has sold the company to employees Patterson

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