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28 Successful Executives Share the Best Advice They Received From Their Dads

A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children.<p>A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children. Here's how more than two dozen successful leaders say their dads affected their trajectories.<p>1. Surround yourself with great people.<p>"The best …

If You Want to Get Funded on Kickstarter, Research Says to Avoid These Tactics

The crowd has spoken and it's not impressed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On the surface, the growth of crowdfunding has been phenomenal. Since its inception in 2009, projects listed on Kickstarter have raised $3.3 billion. Over 133,000 projects have become …

11 design Instagram accounts to follow right now

Feast your eyes<p>It’s a fact of life for the visually inclined: You can never follow enough cool accounts on Instagram, especially those unexpected gems that show you the designed world in fresh ways. We’ve already shared dozens of accounts that cater to lovers of architecture, traditional design, …

Architecture

HR Must Make People Analytics More User-Friendly

Managing HR-related data is critical to any organization’s success. And yet progress in HR analytics has been glacially slow. Consulting firms in the U.S. and Europe lament the slow progress. But a Harvard Business Review analytics study of 230 executives suggests a stunning rate of anticipated …

Columbus could be the next startup city

Ever since I wrote about the Midwest last year I’ve been keeping my eyes on Columbus. I decided to hold a small pitch-off to meet some of the startups I saw last time I had driven through. The pitch-off was a success and a company called Wyzzer took first place and the quirky Hopper Carts came in …

Gorgeous Japanese-inspired reading nook breathes new life into a Frank Gehry-designed home

A slice of reading heaven has been inserted into this Frank Gehry-designed home in Los Angeles’ Sawtelle Japantown. Local studio Dan Brunn …

Luxurious solar home wraps around a sloped green roof

Architecture and landscape unite in the MeMo House, a solar-powered home in Buenos Aires built to maximize green space. Located between infill …

How to Write the Organization and Management Section of Your Biz Plan

The Organization and Management section of your business plan summarizes the information about your business' organizational structure, business …

Blockchain salaries go parabolic: ‘You can make a fortune’

Financial institutions and startups are being forced to pay six-figure sums to lure experts in a technology that is still relatively unproven<p>Banks, …

These 197 Tech Companies Are The World's Most Valuable Unicorns

What are the world’s most valuable private technology companies?<p>A new map released by CB Insights identifies the 197 companies globally that are considered “unicorns,” meaning that they have a valuation of at least $1 billion.<p>Collectively, these companies are valued at approximately $679 billion …

Entrepreneurship

Today, Kids Need To Learn More Than Facts, But To Solve Problems And Innovate

We need to shift from teaching how to answer questions to learning how to ask them.<p>Traditionally, we went to school to attain knowledge. The smart kids knew that Columbus discovered America in 1492 and that the square root of 64 is eight. They studied diligently at home so that when the teacher …

How 5 Tech Giants Make Their Billions

How 5 Tech Giants Make Their Billions is a good doughnut-style data visualization design from Visual Capitalist.<p><i>These five tech companies are the</i> …

49 Film Photography Blogs Worth Following

I’ve collected and shot film cameras for 40 years, but only started blogging about it in the last decade or so. I went looking for other blogging …

This Entrepreneur Built A $360 Million Dollar SaaS Business, And It Was Entirely Self-Funded

For most, Silicon Valley is a hotbed of technological productivity, teeming with a sea of startups, each clamoring for the attention of both consumers and venture capitalists. Yet, located some 670 miles northeast from the world’s most infamous birther of global tech behemoths and newly-minted …

IBM Predicts Demand For Data Scientists Will Soar 28% By 2020

• Jobs requiring machine learning skills are paying an average of $114,000. Advertised data scientist jobs pay an average of $105,000 and advertised data engineering jobs pay an average of $117,000.<br>• 59% of all Data Science and Analytics (DSA) job demand is in Finance and Insurance, Professional …

Salaries & Wages

9 Crucial Things to Consider Before Raising Funds for Your Startup

Are you in the hunt of fundraising to build yourThe post 9 Crucial Things to Consider Before Raising Funds for Your Startup appeared first on iamwire.

Crunching The Numbers On The Tesla Solar Roof

Image: Tesla<p>Tesla has announced Australian pre-orders for its solar roof, with installations starting in 2018. The idea is fantastic — replace your …

10 great uses of typography in portfolios

When it comes to putting together a portfolio site, the main thing you need to worry about is selecting your best work, because ultimately that’s …

Biotech company raises $360 million for cancer-detecting blood test

A California-based biotech company raised $360 million to fund a new early warning system that could detect cancer with a simple blood test.<p>Guardant Health raised the funding for Guardant360, a blood test that measures genetic biomarkers for tumors, or a “liquid biopsy.” The blood would detect …

18 renovation apps to know for your next project

Everybody needs a little help sometimes<p>Embarking on a home renovation project is no easy feat, but thanks to today's advances in internet technology, there is probably a stellar app out there ready to assist with every part of the process.<p>Below, we rounded up 15 standouts across three …

Home Improvement

10 Business Ideas to Make Easy Money and Change the World

If problems are opportunities to sell solutions, this world is very rich with opportunities.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Up-and-coming generations have become increasingly conscious of world issues and they are motivated to make a difference. From being better …

Modern home in Sydney lets you dine with a pool view

Featuring a gorgeous combination of wood paneling and exposed concrete<p>This exquisite Sydney area home has a number of drool-worthy features, starting at the street. Its gridded facade is made primarily of wood-framed metal screens which will one day be overgrown by the home’s newly planted vines. …

Dining Rooms

Efficient tiny apartment follows Japanese organization method

The Sydney flat measures just 258 square feet<p>Could you live in an apartment that measures just 24 square meters—that’s about 258 square feet—and with another person, to boot? If said apartment were designed to be as efficient as possible as this one in Sydney, then the answer would be a resounding …

Storage Ideas

This Startup is the Airbnb of Warehouses and Has Amazon in Its Sights

A Seattle startup has come out of nowhere to offer online merchants something even Amazon doesn’t: overnight ground delivery to nearly anyone in the …

Customers

The Top 10 Books Every Leader Must Read

Being a leader requires a strong drive to learn, something these 10 authors dwell on.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Were you to ask any great leader in the world for his or her secret to success, the answer would be simple: listening. That's because the best leaders …

5 Crucial Advantages of Building a Personal Brand Most People Overlook

Personal branding is usually seen as just another kind of marketing but it has the potential for self discovery.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The topic of personal branding seems to have caught fire over the last year. About 12 months ago I started being pretty …

These Entrepreneurs Won't Mind If You Copy Their Best Growth Strategies

Behind every high-growth business, there is a stroke of a genius kind of idea that put the wheels in motion.<p>If you talk to any entrepreneur, they’ll tell you that a great business idea without a tangible growth plan is worth as much as a car with an empty gas tank. You won’t get far. In fact, you …

How This Chief Information Officer Tests Whether Data Is Worth the Money

There's an endless amount of talk about the importance of data for marketing, but not much talk about how to weigh its value against its cost.<p>In …

Learn How to Find out What Your Unique Selling Proposition (USP) Is

The Unique Selling Proposition, or Unique Selling Point or Unique Selling Position Statement or simply USP, is the factor or benefit that makes your …