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The Major Challenges Faced by Women in the Commercial Real-Estate Industry

According to a recent study, 87 percent of women in commercial real-estate say equal pay is their largest obstacle.<p>A whopping 87.2 percent of women say that the biggest challenge in the commercial real-estate industry is equal pay, according to a recent study by commercial real-estate recruitment …

Real Estate

'I really couldn't tell you': Marine A at loss to explain in interview why he shot dead wounded Taliban fighter

A Royal Marine who shot dead a wounded Taliban fighter in Afghanistan said he cannot explain why he took the course of action he did, as he said his first days of freedom are "a really good feeling".<p>Sergeant Alexander Blackman was freed from prison just under two weeks ago, having spent more than …

Reinventing the Company | OpenMind

5 Signs Your Business Is On a Road To Nowhere

Do you feel like you’re getting nowhere with your business? Have you lost momentum and now feel like you’re just spinning your wheels? In your first …

Small Business

Do You Know Why You Enter Relationships?

By Mark Groves,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1TEaEcd<p>If you had told me at 25 years old that the purpose of relationship was to create a …

Having the Here’s-What-I-Want Conversation With Your Boss

One person stands between you and your next raise or promotion: your boss. While others on the leadership team — and even your peers — may exert some influence on your career future, it’s your direct supervisor who can pull the strings to either grant or deny your chance for advancement. But to get …

5 Psychological Negotiation Methods That Allowed Me to Close Huge Deals

I don't exactly consider myself a master deal-closer. However, over the course of my career in startups, acquisitions, and business, I've been involved in quite a few.<p>The world of negotiation isn't at all what I thought it would be -- the closed-door conference room tensions, sharp words, underhand …

Tropical Storm Bill skirts Houston, but the danger is not over

Houston appears to have dodged the storm this time.<p>Tropical Storm Bill alarmed officials and residents alike, coming on the heels of a massive storm last month.<p>The city opened its emergency operations center, as did the state. Some schools and employers closed early.<p>Highway signs flashed flood …

Extreme Weather

Amazon wants to turn your neighbor into your deliveryman

The e-tailing giant reportedly developing a mobile app On My Way that would pay participating members of the public to deliver goods<p>Amazon.com is considering recruiting the man on the street to deliver packages to the rest of his neighborhood.<p>The e-tailing giant is developing a mobile app that …

Wall Street

'Shark Tank' investor Lori Greiner shares the best advice she's ever received

On her path to more than 400 inventions and 120 patents, she tells Business Insider that she constantly reminded herself of the advice that both her father and her husband gave: <b>"Don't let business get personal. It's just business. Shrug it off."</b><p>It's something she's regularly told the many …

Entrepreneurship

Open-Source Darling Docker Cracks The Billion-Dollar Club With $95 Million Raise

Just two years after it was treading water as a fading startup called dotCloud, open-source darling Docker is soaring. The company announced Tues. it had raised a $95 million Series D funding that should value the company at about $1 billion, making it the latest in a wave of private tech companies …

Apple Maps Adds Reviews from Booking.Com and Tripadvisor

Apple Maps has begun including reviews from TripAdvisor and Booking.com in recent days for selected hotels.<p>You can access reviews for hotels through the drop-pin on the map. Here, you will see a star rating for the hotel as well as public reviews and customer photos from Booking.com, TripAdvisor or …

Family won't remove Bobbi Kristina from life support same day Whitney Houston died, lawyer says

A lawyer for Bobby Brown denied reports that Bobbi Kristina will be removed from life support Wednesday, the same day her mother Whitney Houston died three years ago.<p>"The false reports that continue to appear in print and on the internet are egregious, false and will be dealt with at an appropriate …

The Ten Golden Rules on Living the Good Life

What is good life? What is happiness? What is success? What is pleasure? How should I treat other people? How should I cope with unfortunate events? How can I get rid off unnecessary worry? How should I handle liberty?<p>The answers to all these questions are condensed in a little book, The Ten Golden …

Top 30 Startups to Watch 2015

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In theory, entrepreneurship sounds awesome. You’re your own boss so you can set your own hours, work from home in your PJs and do work that really matters to you.<p>But as any entrepreneur will tell you, starting your own business is not …

Startups

Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics About Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you plan to make it on your own, you'll inevitably wonder about the odds of success. Unfortunately, there are all sorts of statistics floating around that, even if they’re true, are usually taken out of context to create a buzz or …

Entrepreneurship

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement

The Best Thing About Being Honest With Yourself

By Brianna Wiest,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/ZMSBYO<p><b>SPONSORED</b><p>There are so many things we identify with, so many ways we decide who we are based …

What Hookup Culture Taught Me About Committed Relationships

By Matt Powers,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1zjFPkG<p>Like most 18-year-olds adapting to their first year of college, I relished in the freedom that …

Why Traditional Branding Is Useless for Service Providers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Logos, color schemes, web layouts. As small businesses, we spend a lot of money on efforts to create the ultimate brand -- a brand that defines the business, conveys credibility and sets us apart from competitors. However, if you are a …

Selling

Going to Seattle? Don't Miss the Vietnamese Food

Having your go-to phở restaurant is the Seattle equivalent to a New Yorker's proprietary feeling toward a favorite slice. Bánh mì are such a central part of the Seattle sandwich scene that, like a burger in L.A., the debate isn't whether or not to eat bánh mì, but if one wants the fast-food …

20 Things Your 20s Are Too Damn Short For

1. Letting anybody convince you that because you’re young, you’re incapable.<p>Plato began his career in politics before he was 20, (and has stated that …

Real Estate Investors: Do These 5 Things Now… Or Regret It 10 Years From Now

As people who use real estate investing to pursue their dreams, we often put our focus on short-term goals and results and neglect the more important …