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Getting Beyond Better: How Social Entrepreneurship Works

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>October 06, 2015</b><p>Who drives transformation in society? How do they do it? In this compelling book, strategy guru Roger L. Martin and Skoll Foundation President and CEO Sally R. Osberg describe how social entrepreneurs target systems that exist in a stable but unjust …

The Only Report You Need to Run a Successful Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve been working with clients for over 20 years and, without question, the most successful of them rely on data to help them run their businesses. But you may be surprised with where the data comes from.<p>It’s not from a financial …

The Rogue Psychology Of An Entrepreneur

“I want people to tell me I will fail. I need to know who I am battling against. If I don’t have someone that I want to go after, then how am I going to win?”<p>This is a peek inside the mind of successful entrepreneur Jeremy Andrus, longtime President/CEO of Skullcandy, and now Traeger Grills.<p>I had …

Entrepreneurship

More retailers are offering free returns, and paying for it

Dive Brief:<p>Retailers increasingly offer free online returns, despite increases in shipping costs; nearly half (49%) do so, according to a recent …

eCommerce

3 Rules for Testing a Big Business Idea | Inc.com

In an era when even Goliaths like Pepsi and IBM are designing and innovating like startups, many leadership teams are surprisingly ill-equipped when it comes to a related--and basic--business task: conducting customer experiments.<p>"While there has been a rapid growth in experiments, especially …

Interest Rates

3 Timeless Rules for Making Tough Decisions

<i>Jennifer Maravillas FOR HBR</i><p>I perused the restaurant menu for several minutes, struggling with indecision, each item tempting me in a different way.<p><i>Maybe I should order them all . . .</i><p>Is this a silly decision not deserving deliberation? Maybe. But I bet you’ve been there. If not about food, then …

Management

How Amazon Is Changing Supply Chain Management

How Amazon Is Changing Supply Chain Management<p>Amazon Builds Reputation Through Bold Strategies and Technology<p>Updated December 01, 2017<p>Amazon.com has …

IBM and Maersk Are Creating a New Blockchain Company

IBM and Danish shipping giant Maersk are teaming up to form a new company whose aim is to commercialize blockchain technology—the nifty, shared …

Blockchain

8 Benefits of Blockchain to Industries Beyond Cryptocurrency

Blockchain has the potential to revolutionize everything from voting to stock trader.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Heard about Bitcoins and cryptocurrency lately? You probably have, thanks to all the buzz surrounding Bitcoin’s record-breaking exploits.<p>It’s almost …

Blockchain

Watch the First Footage of a Tesla Semi in the Real World

Just two months after its official unveiling, the Tesla Semi is really really real.<p>A UPS worker in California last week captured the first known …

Trump slaps tariffs on foreign solar panels and washing machines

The Trump administration is imposing tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines.<p>The announcement marks President Trump's first major trade action of 2018 and follows his campaign promise to get tough on America's trading partners.<p>A tariff, or tax, of 30% will be applied to imported solar …

Globalization

India Set Sights on $5 Trillion Economy by 2025, Modi Says

India is working toward a five trillion dollar economy by 2025, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at the opening session of the World Economic Forum …

Economic Development

Dell Launches World’s First Ocean Plastics Supply Chain

Dell announced that it will work with several of the world’s leading brands to develop what it describes as the world’s first commercial-scale, …

Pollution

Tesla's Model 3 problems reveal a hidden cost in electric cars

When it comes to cars, most people don't think about how much the individual parts add up to an overall price tag.<p>Until something goes wrong, that is.<p>Tesla has been dealing with what it calls production bottlenecks at its massive battery factory, called the Gigafactory, near Reno, Nevada. The …

Tesla

Tesla built its largest Supercharger station in China—for the third time

If you want to assess the state of electric vehicles in the world, just look at where Tesla is building its biggest Supercharger stations.<p>Tesla debuted in China, the world’s most vibrant electric vehicle market, in 2014. Despite competing against cut-rate homegrown models and premium options (as …

Electric Vehicles

De Beers Looks to Blockchain to Validate Diamond Supply Chain

Anglo America’s De Beers diamonds aims to launch the first industry-wide blockchain this year to track diamonds through the supply chain.<p>It doesn’t …

Blockchain

Putting Supplier Management in The Supply Chain

Jim D'Addario, Sr. Director of Product Marketing SCM Cloud<p>Supply Chains are rapidly evolving from staid, linear sequences of discrete functions into …

Management

Electric Vehicles Could Be As Ubiquitous As Smart Phones By 2040 In California: Report

Zero-emission vehicles could become “as ubiquitous as smartphones” in California by 2040, according to the author of a report out today that analyzes the state’s progress toward Gov. Jerry Brown’s goals to transform the state’s automobile stock.<p>In 2012, Brown called for 1.5 million zero-emission …

Electric Vehicles

Energy Will Decarbonize, Deloitte Says, Even If Transport Lags

Electric utilities are banking on electric-vehicle charging to offset losses from customers who generate their own electricity at home. But the electrification of cars is lagging behind the decarbonization of energy.<p>While renewables provided nearly half of the utility-scale capacity installed last …

Electric Vehicles

Global Trade Tensions Push Asian Businesses to Seek More Influence

With global trade frictions rising and a myriad of new pacts being drawn up, Asian small businesses risk losing out if they don’t keep pace with …

Explaining Directed Acylic Graph (DAG), The Real Blockchain 3.0

The concept of blockchain as a standalone technology started gaining popularity in 2015. Prior to that, it was just known as a data structure underlying Bitcoin technology. In Satoshi Nakamoto’s white paper, the two words “block” and “chain” appeared together. It was only called “a chain of blocks.”<p>…

Blockchain

Lessons on Business Success From Companies That Have Adopted Space-Age Technology

NASA technology has many applications for those doing business on Earth rather than just those looking to colonize other planets.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There has never been a better time than now for a business to succeed. Inexpensive technologies, virtual …

A Good Story Is Always Far More Persuasive Than Facts and Figures | Inc.com

I've written about the science of persuasion, how important it is know your audience and really understand their pressure points, and how important emotions are compared with logic.<p>The ability to persuade people to do something different is literally a make it or break it skill for me in my …

Leadership