What to Do When Someone Steals Your Idea

Theft of ideas is a common phenomenon in the creative industry because unexpressed ideas lack legal protections. Viable ideas attract infringers seeking to ride on your success. The steps you take in claiming back your idea depends on the nature of the intellectual property law that protects the idea. Patent Rights If someone infringes on your patent, you may file…

Did you know that you can run a successful business right from the comfort of your house? Depending on the nature and stage of your business, you can save a lot by running your business from home. For businesses that do not have walk-in clients or customers, running such a business from a home office would be a good cost-cutting…

For a long time, the Better Business Bureau has been a reliable organization to turn to when analyzing a business. To this day, there is not a business with a more comprehensive approach to providing accurate business ratings and consumer protection. To achieve high rankings with the Better Business Bureau is not easy either. For this reason, businesses with a…

Diamond Ranch Academy

The services that we can offer your teen at the Diamond Ranch Academy (DRA) run the full scope of therapeutic, academic and life skills training all in one positively-centered boarding school environment. These services, designed with character-building goals in mind, develop the areas that many troubled teens have their greatest weaknesses in self-esteem, motivating themselves, leadership, and critical thinking, and…

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According to the most recent National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), nearly three million people in the private sector suffered an employer-reported injury or illness in 2015. Of course, some industries are more hazardous than others. Here are the top 5 industries where people get hurt on the job, according to the…

With the back-to-school season quickly approaching, students are beginning to return to colleges and universities across the nation, and the relatively quiet campus streets are becoming more and more clogged with traffic. Faculty and students alike are probably aware of the issues that go along with this increase: more auto and pedestrian accidents, longer drive times, difficulties finding parking, and…

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Whether you’re interested in real estate investment or simply want to buy a commercial property for less, consider buying a foreclosure. Foreclosures are known for being rundown and outdated, making them lower in value. But there’s more to the story. When you're considering buying a foreclosure, there are several pros and cons to consider before making an offer or passing…

How to Build a Personal Brand

Everyone has a brand in our digital world. When someone says your name during a meeting, what comes to mind? Is it a symbol, slogan, skillset, tone or some other association? You already have a personal brand identity, but it's yours to control. If you carefully craft and direct your brand, you'll build an incredible foundation for your future and…

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