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Inside the $3 Billion Business Of Formula One

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Formula One has no shortage of controversy. CEO Bernie Ecclestone may be on his way out and last month he said the most prestigious auto racing circuit is in deep financial crisis and he doesn’t know how to repair it. Formula One is burdened by $4.1 billion in debt, according to Moody’s Investor Services.

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Four Rules of Business You Can’t Afford to Forget

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It’s very easy to complicate things. This is especially true in business, where we tend to make even the simplest of activities much harder than they have to be. We can so easily get hung up on over analyzing data and implementing complex processes that we oftentimes forget the essential rules of running a good business.

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How Big-Company Incubators Tap Into the Innovation Ecosystem

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More corporations are teaming with startups to boost their own research and development. This in turn can help the new businesses prove and grow their concepts. Here’s what leaders of Chicago and Illinois organizations told us in earlier interviews about the benefits of their incubator programs.

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The Big Lie of Strategic Planning

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All executives know that strategy is important. But almost all also find it scary, because it forces them to confront a future they can only guess at. Worse, actually choosing a strategy entails making decisions that explicitly cut off possibilities and options. An executive may well fear that getting those decisions wrong will wreck his or her career.

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Manufacturing CEOs Brace for Stiffer Ozone Standards

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Business leaders across many industries are bracing for a new round of mandatory expenditures and regulatory nudges now that the Obama administration has released what The New York Times called “a contentious and long-delayed” environmental regulation to curb emissions of ozone.

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Future Factory Work Stations Will Adjust to Each Worker

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What if factory workers could work flex hours, coming and going as they please, creating their own schedules and working independently to achieve a specific goal? That is exactly what we can expect in the factory of the future by the year 2030.

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Tweel Airless Tires Are Making Flats a Thing of the Past

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France-based Michelin & Cie recently announced the opening of a plant in Piedmont, S.C., to produce its Michelin X “Tweel” airless radial tire. The Tweel is actually a single tire and wheel unit, in which flexible polyurethane spokes support an outer rim—eliminating the need for compressed air, which makes tires vulnerable to flats.

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