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Microsoft is putting Slack on notice

Microsoft announced that it’s launching a free version of its Teams software today, July 12.<p>The company first introduced Teams last year as its answer to the communication tool Slack that has swept workplaces across the US, and raised reams of cash in its short history. Slack currently has around 8 …

Software

Thai boys recount cave rescue: Voices in dark, then 'hello'

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (AP) — Trapped in the recesses of a flooded cave, the 12 boys and their soccer coach were trying to dig their way out when they heard voices in the darkness. Their coach quickly told everyone to be quiet.<p>"We weren't sure if it was for real," 14-year-old Adul Samon said. "So we …

Thailand

Thai cave teens have been found, but rescuing them won't be easy

Rescuers may have found the 12 schoolboys and their soccer coach who had been trapped in a Thai cave complex for nine days, but the team's ordeal is far from over.<p>The group could be stuck in the cave "up to three or four months," Ben Reymenants, a locally based diving instructor who is assisting …

Thai Navy

In Paris, New Elegance and the Revolution That Wasn’t

Amid the much-anticipated, streetwear-inflected disruption at Louis Vuitton and Dior, it was the need for new elegance that stood out, writes Angelo …

These To-Do List Methods Will Help You Finally Get Organized

Everyone works differently, so we’ve gathered nine different approaches to organizing your daily tasks.<p>For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been on a mission to create the perfect to-do list. I’ve tested multiple apps from Evernote, Any.do, to Wunderlist. I’ve used physical and digital …

3 crucial skills for leading without authority

With flatter management structures, increased outsourcing, the move toward collaborative cultures, and the ongoing formation of cross-functional …

3 Ways to Improve Your Decision Making

To make a good decision, you need to have a sense of two things: how different choices change the likelihood of different outcomes and how desirable each of those outcomes is. In other words, as Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans, and Avi Goldfarb have written, decision making requires both prediction and …

10 Books Every Aspiring Millionaire Must Read

If you aspire to the summit, learn from those who have already climbed mountains.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have big dreams and big goals -- you want to be a successful entrepreneur or business leader and join the millionaires’ club. But how do you go about …

Self-improvement

How this 34-year-old dad made $1 million off a simple Fiverr side hustle

A little over five years ago, Joel Young found himself in a situation many American families are facing: He was deeply in debt with an unpredictable …

To Boost Your Productivity 1,000 Percent, Practice This One Habit Daily for One Year

Getting up an hour earlier and making good use of the time is the surest way to make every day far more productive.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If each day, for an entire year, you woke up an hour earlier than needed and invested that time in yourself, my experience …

Time Management

When It Comes to Achievement, There's Good News and Bad News

It really doesn't matter if you have natural ability or not.<p>You want to dominate in your profession, perfect your skill as a performer, or impress the world with your writing, artwork, or athletic achievements. There's just one problem: You're not very good at whatever it is you seek to do.<p>Should …

Want to Deliver Unforgettable Presentations? Use the 30-Second Rule

The secret to making a great presentation is winning over your audience in the first 30 seconds (and keeping their interest through the last 30 seconds).<p>No matter who's in your audience, or where and when you deliver it, the secret to making a great presentation is capturing your audience's …

General Electric gets booted from the Dow

For the first time in 110 years, General Electric will not be a member of the elite Dow Jones Industrial Average.<p>S&P Dow Jones Indices announced on Tuesday that the iconic maker of light bulbs and jet engines will be replaced in the 30-stock index by Walgreens Boots Alliance.<p>GE (GE) was an original …

Stock Markets

Trump directs creation of 'Space Force' as sixth branch of military

President Donald Trump announced Monday that he has ordered the creation of a new military branch, adding the "Space Force" to the Army, Navy, …

Donald Trump

You'll be More Productive When You Stop Believing These 9 Productivity Myths

There is no shortcut, so just work through that list you should have.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being productive plays a huge role in your success. That’s probably why people spend hours and hours scouring the Internet for top-notch productivity tips, tricks, and …

Time Management

The 1 Rule You Must Follow Every Time You Negotiate

Every negotiation is different. Yet, they should all start with one simple act: meeting in person.<p>It was December 23, 2013, 3 p.m. I was wrapping up work and heading home for the holiday break. And then, I got a call.<p>Emma, the CEO of one of our clients, was raging mad. She got word from her team …

$0 to $1,000 in a Day: How to Build an Ecommerce Business That Could Make You Millions

For our first video in the series $0 to $1,000, ecommerce expert Trevor Chapman chats about the type of site you need, the basics you must have before you launch and how to use email the right way.<p>Before you can run, you need to learn how to walk. The same logic goes for building a successful email …

eCommerce

Forgotten Techniques That Really Do Close Sales

Seriously.<p>Making a sale is a daunting task for a lot of us, but only because of the bad reputation salespeople have garnered over time as pests and scheisters. We are now programmed to automatically think that if we try to sell something to someone, we will be thought the dreaded "A" …

How To Keep Productive And Motivated While Working From Home

I’ve worked at home on and off for several years as a journalist, copywriter and marketer. I’ve procrastinated and accomplished nothing while working outside of the office. I’ve also enjoyed some of my most productive days while working at home.<p>I’m not alone.<p>Earlier this year, social media software …

Productivity

Facebook is killing Snapchat with the format it created

After introducing Stories in 2013, Snapchat’s most prominent feature has really come into its own in the past two years.<p>In 2016, Facebook poked the proverbial bear by making off with Snapchat’s signature feature. Drawing the ire of the internet in the process, it didn’t take long to expand into …

Social Media

InVision design tool Studio gets an app store, asset store

InVision, the startup that wants to be the operating system for designers, today introduced its app store and asset store within InVision Studio. In short, InVision Studio users now have access to some of their most-used apps and services from right within the Studio design tool. Plus, those same …

The 1 Retirement Expense We're Still Not Preparing For

Are you guilty of neglecting it as well?<p>No matter what sort of lifestyle you lead, retirement is an expensive prospect. And while you <i>can</i> cut back on …

The countries where children are most likely to be more educated than their parents

The World Bank recently released a report examining education and income across generations. The data show that richer countries are generally more likely to give the children of less-educated and lower-income parents a chance to get to the top.<p>For children born in the 1980s, countries like …

Income inequality is changing how we think, live, and die

Why society might be more stable if we had more poverty and less inequality.<p>Researcher Keith Payne has found something surprising: When people flying coach are forced to walk past the pampered first-class flyers in the front of the plane, the likelihood of some sort of air rage incident rises …

For Modern Businesses, Standing Still Is Not An Option

In order to stay competitive in a relentlessly changing world, it is no longer optional but <i>imperative</i> that companies keep pace with technological …

Self-Employed? Here Are 5 Retirement Savings Options for You

The gig economy is making it more important to protect yourself financially.<p>It used to be that only the most venturesome of entrepreneurs tackled the …

8 Traits of Exceptional Character That Lead to Happiness and Success

Always decide hires on character. You can teach skills, but adults who don't know how to be a good person won't learn on the job.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is nothing more valuable to any team or company than people of good character. These types of people …

Self-improvement

5 Tips to Think and Act Like A Start-up in your Corporate Gig

Two years ago I packed my bags in Germany and left for Silicon Valley in pursuit of a new intrapreneurship opportunity after 20 years of living and …

Macron tells global tech CEOs: 'There is no free lunch'

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron told executives from the world's biggest technology firms that he believed in innovation but that he wanted tougher regulations and for them to contribute more to society.<p>The French leader paints himself as a champion of France's plugged-in youth …

Snap is launching an accelerator to try and invest in the next big media business

Snap’s executives, including CEO Evan Spiegel, will help the program’s founders.<p>Snap wants to find the next big media business, so it’s launching a seed accelerator to invest in startups or creators that want to build media projects for mobile devices.<p>The new accelerator, which Snap has named …