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Apple Designer Jonathan Ive on What's Next

'Hello. Thanks for Coming'<p>We use Jonathan Ive’s products to help us to eat, drink and sleep, to work, travel, relax, read, listen and watch, to shop, …

Tony Abbott tells Tasmania too much forest is 'locked up' in national parks

Tony Abbott has said Australia has too much forest placed within national parks, declaring that the country is now “open for business for the forestry industry”.<p>In a speech to the ForestWorks dinner in Canberra, Abbott attacked the “Green ideology” which he blamed for hampering economic growth in …

4 Priorities for the Head Marketer at a Startup | Inc.com

In my last column, I outlined some of the fundamental steps marketers can take when setting a baseline for success at a new startup.<p>But in addition to those ground-floor tenants of new business success--building your brand, becoming an expert, leveraging word of mouth--you can’t forget to build …

Ukraine's People Power in Photos

A makeshift photo studio provides a captivating look at the Ukrainian upheaval.<p>In an improvised studio in a graffiti-strewn alley, photographer Anastasia Taylor-Lind has been quietly capturing images of the people who have been taking part in the dramatic protests in Kiev. Last week those violent …

Why The Next Financial Crisis Could Be Worse Than 2008

Last year the Federal Reserve celebrated its 100th birthday. Only two days before Christmas in 1913, deep into the night when many legislators had already left for the holidays, Congress passed the Federal Reserve Act, creating a “non-governmental” central bank – a bankers bank if you will – and …

How to Quit Your Procrastination Habit Once And For All

The first step is awareness–the rest will follow. Here’s how to own up to you procrastination habits, and correct them for good.<p>We all procrastinate, and by and large, we all know the solutions to our procrastination.<p>I put off writing this article (ironically, I know, and yes I know you’ll put off …

These Website Mistakes Are Costing You Money (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your business’s website is your window to the world: It’s how you find customers and how they find you. And if you try to pinch pennies on the maintenance and upkeep of that window, you could be costing your business a fair amount of …

Google's new Music Timeline: are you sure that's the story of punk?

That big colourful splodge, just above these words? That's all of pop history, that is. Well, all of pop history according to Google. Or, to be more specific, all of pop history according to Google Play users. Or, to be even more specific, all of pop history as defined by what Google Play users …

Getting Hired: To Work at Smart Design, Be Organized, Show Your Passion—and Check Out These Four Illustrations

<i>This post is part of our Getting Hired interviews, in which we solicited job-seeking advice from key hiring personnel at LUNAR, IDEO, Philips, BMW</i> …

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The late, great 8-hour workday

Startup founders have been known to talk about “entrepreneurship as a lifestyle.” Long hours, bad food, poor job security – these are bragging rights …

What’s Your $1 Billion Idea?

Anyone would be inspired by the story of Nick Woodman, the CEO of GoPro, a $2.5B company that makes wearable HD video cameras. The highlights:<p>In the late 1990’s/early 2000’s, Woodman blows $4M of VC money on a failed venture called funBugs.com, an ultimately ill-conceived loyalty, sweepstakes, and …

10 Leaders and the Surprising Ways They Stay Productive

How Arianna Huffington, Larry Page, Richard Branson, and others keep on top of it all.

All Staff Members Must Learn to Play the Drums | Inc.com

British businessman Tim Smit has been called “the Richard Branson of Cornwall.” His brainchild, the Eden Project, has attracted more than 13 million visitors since its launch in 2000. The site is fascinatingly uncategorizable: a vast science experiment-tourist attraction-concert venue-beauty spot …

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3 Easy Exercises to Boost Your Creativity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, your job is to be one step ahead of the market, always ready with the next big idea. Whether you want to design a new product or disrupt a market, you need to be able to come up with creative solutions for problems of …

Could a Little Startup Called Diffbot Be the Next Google?

In tech journalism, it’s inadvisable to call any company “the next Google.” It’s almost always breathless hype or marked naïveté.<p>After all, people …

How Apple's design manipulates us into liking Apple products

If there is one company I spend more time with over the course of a year than any other it would have to be Apple.<p>I google plenty of terms over the …

So Totally Awesome! The 1990s Were Back in 2013

Yes, the 1990s have made a comeback! 2013 was filled with nostalgic moments from the pre-millennial period—crop tops, acid-wash shorts, bucket hats, …

Why Hustling Helps People To Become Insanely Successful

Take a page from Twitter investor Chris Sacca to take your career to the next level–put your nose to the grindstone, hustle, schlep, slog, and invent a consultancy.<p>Super lucky people get so frustratingly fortunate by finding ways to expose themselves to positive chance.<p>Such is the story of Chris …

10 Honest and Completely Helpful Tips for Hitting a Public-Speaking Homerun

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Speaking on stage in front of an audience of people is a wonderfully scary privilege. You have a large group of people’s undivided attention, and you can have a direct impact on their lives (and potentially your future). Here’s how not to …

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The 10 Most Important News Stories of 2013

Today, we begin our 2013 Annual Report by looking back at the year in news and its 10 most defining stories. It took just eight days into the new …

9 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Design Thinking

How Lippincott, the branding and strategy firm behind Coca-Cola’s swirl, Starbucks’s logo, and Samsung’s global identity, fuses creativity and analytics.<p>I lead an unusual company. Lippincott, part of the highly analytical management consulting firm Oliver Wyman, is the creative force behind the …

Appalachian Wonderland: Pisgah National Forest

My family and I decided to go on a last minute trip at the end of this summer, and North Carolina met our criteria of minimal crowds and no flying. We drove south from New York City to the Outer Banks, then headed west all the way to the Appalachian Mountains. There, we found the highlight of our …

Localism is the cornerstone of environmentalism in the 21st century

As a member of the science and technology select committee I am delighted to have secured and be participating in an inquiry into public understanding of climate change.<p>As we have interviewed expert witnesses and considered a range of written evidence, one thing has struck me in particular. While …

Outtakes: Body Painting

*********<p>Since its inception in 1999, the body painting section of the SI Swimsuit issue has always been among its most popular. This year was no …

10 Simple, Science-Backed Ways To Be Happier Today

Did you know that the perfect temperature for happiness is 13.9°C? Adjust your thermostat, then check out these quick tips for maximizing mirth.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Happiness is so interesting, because we all have …

This Note-Taking System Turns You Into An Efficiency Expert

Bullet Journal is an all-new system for note-taking that’s better than any schmancy designer notebook.<p>Note-taking is a skill not easily acquired. In the hands of an artist, designer, or Hollywood serial killer (à la <i>Seven</i>’s John Doe), an idea-crammed notebook can even become a rarified, and in the …

The Unspoken Key To Finding Meaningful Work

You can’t land a job you love if you don’t know how to describe it.<p>Here’s an interesting question: Why are the nation’s highest-achieving undergrads flying to finance and consulting?<p>As Cal Newport observes, the majority of Dartmouth’s five valedictorians are choosing those two sectors, while 36% of …

Five ways to jump-start productivity, starting today

by Kath Walters<p>Many of us feel we could not squeeze another productive minute into our days. The evidence, however, is against us.<p>As many of 85 per …

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