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Entrepreneurs - A Whole Different Breed from Intrepreneurs

Leading corporations know that "business as usual" is a deathtrap. Working a responsible sustainable business in a Red Ocean, where a product position is characterized by a recognized needs and an existing technology will sooner or later lead to downward spiraling profit margins.<p>As the corporation …

Entrepreneurship

The Normal Voice: 4 ways to disrupt the bias toward uppity women leaders

A woman offers an idea in a business meeting. No one responds. Ten minutes later a man gives the same idea. He's applauded around the table. If there is one experience universally reported by women when I teach or speak, that's it.<p>"Did they not hear me?" they ask incredulously.<p>Female political …

8 Ways To Get People To Take You More Seriously

Do you ever feel like nobody takes you seriously at work? If so, you're not alone. More than 50% of people don't feel respected at work, according to a global survey of more than 20,000 employees by the <i>Harvard Business Review</i>.<p>Maybe colleagues ignore your input in meetings. Perhaps they interrupt …

Credit union Meridian plans new digital bank to expand across Canada

Ontario credit union Meridian says it plans to launch a new bank in an effort to expand beyond Ontario.<p>The credit union hopes to start offering online and mobile-based banking services outside the province in 2018.<p>Meridian Bank will be a wholly owned subsidiary of the credit union.<p>Shares in the …

Opinion: Are African governments wasting their money on start-ups?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Conventional wisdom on supporting entrepreneurship is that governments should support start-ups and small businesses to spur job creation and economic growth.<p>The rationale is based on the premise that small firms make up the highest number of companies in developed countries, and that they …

Workplace equality depends equally on men and women

A few months ago, I was speaking at an event in Toronto on a topic about which I tend to present fairly regularly: advancing women in business.<p>As an expert in personal branding and marketing, I am often asked to speak to groups of women, either at conferences, or internally at various …

Parenting expert says ditch the learning apps, use your intuition

Parents should lose the flash cards, learning apps and other educational gadgets and strategies de jour, advises Stephen Camarata, a child development researcher and professor who thinks they need to rediscover their inner "parenting voice" instead.<p>He's had plenty of practice himself. He has seven …

Morning Routines for Productive People

How we spend our mornings sets the tone for the rest of the day. A calm and productive morning is very different from a frantic one. What can you do to make your mornings more productive and less hectic?<p>What do Benjamin Franklin and Anna Wintour have in common? No, it's not their personal style; …

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4 Steps to Managing Your Small Business' Online Reputation

Since 90 percent of customers say their buying is influenced by online reviews, you'd better make sure your online reputation, in reviews and other places, is as positive as possible. This is something your marketing people should be all over from the get-go, whether your business is large or small.<p>…

How Bold Entrepreneurs Are Breaking $1 Million In One-Person Businesses

Allen Walton, 27, lives a life many Americans can only dream of: He is on track for seven-figure revenue in a business that has been a one-man show until very recently, when fast-growth made it necessary to hire someone to answer the phones. Walton manages his year-old online store, …

Entrepreneurship

This 58-Year-Old Is Pursuing Her Dream Of A Liveaboard Lifestyle

<i>This is one story from Huff/Post50's new series "This Will Be Our Year: 15 Women Over 50 Shaking Things Up In 2015." We'll be following 15 remarkable ladies throughout the year as they make a radical change in their lives, whether it's embarking on a 500-mile hike, starting a new career or</i> …

Can You Fail At Being An Expat?

Over our years of living abroad, we've talked to more than a few people who have a secret fear. It's a fear shared by people just beginning to think about retiring or working abroad and by folks who have already made the move.<p>The secret fear is this ... what if I fail?<p>This raises a great question. …

At 70, Moving Past Her Daughter's Suicide By Taking Care Of Herself And Others

<i>This is one story from Huff/Post50's new series "This Will Be Our Year: 15 Women Over 50 Shaking Things Up In 2015." We'll be following 15 remarkable ladies throughout the year as they make a radical change in their lives, whether it's embarking on a 500-mile hike, starting a new career or</i> …

10 Of The Best Android Note Taking Apps for Teachers and Students

May, 2015<br>In response to requests from some of our readers here in <i>EdTech & mLearning</i>, we have curated this list featuring 10 Android apps for taking …

Upcoming Android feature may let you deny apps access to personal information

Likely as the result of the well-deserved flack it’s caught over poor app security, Google’s made significant strides towards cutting down on the …

Apps

Canadians can innovate, but we’re not equipped to win

<i>Jim Balsillie is a co-founder of Research In Motion, now BlackBerry Ltd. He currently invests in and mentors five Canadian technology companies.</i><p>One frigid morning this January, I broke into a cold sweat thinking about the future for Canadian entrepreneurs. At a patent conference with some of the …

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Download 26 paid Android apps for free from Amazon for a limited time

Amazon’s own Android phone may have been an absolute bust, but the company’s Android app store is an entirely different story. The Amazon Appstore is …

Apps

New web series hammers home just how closely we are being watched online

Last week, I added a program to my Web browser that does nothing but eat cookies – the little tracking files placed on my computer as I surf the Web. The program tells me whose cookies it's wiping out as I go from one site to another, and most of them are from websites I've never visited. That's …

Top 10 Android Apps For April 2015

A new month calls for some new apps on your device. Yet again, we dived into the playstore and handpicked the 10 best Android apps you should …

45+ Of The World’s Most Magical Streets Shaded By Flowers And Trees | Architecture & Design

Posted By MMK on Jan 25, 2015<p>The Japanese observe the spring blossoms as a part of hanami – the appreciation of the transient beauty – but you don‘t …

Sir Terry Pratchett dies, aged 66: the tributes as they happened

Author Terry Pratchett has died, his publishers confirm<p><b>• He passed away at home after succumbing to a chest infection, surrounded by his family and his beloved cat</b><p><b>Latest</b><p><b>8.15pm</b> As we end coverage of the many tributes to Sir Terry for the evening, it may be appropriate to mention perhaps the …

The Secrets Of Women Running Billion-Dollar Companies

Billion-dollar startups are so rare they’re called unicorns. Those led by a woman? Even rarer. Here, three share what they’ve learned.<p>When you’re running a billion-dollar tech company, there isn’t a lot of time to stop running, step back, and take in all that you’ve built.<p>For Eventbrite’s Julia …

One Is An Introvert. The Other An Extrovert. Together They Built A $100 Million Business

They’re different as chiffon and denim, but the two women behind e-commerce success TheRealReal are making it work.<p>It’s hard to imagine how Rati Levesque and Julie Wainwright, the founder and chief merchant behind the e-commerce consignment platform TheRealReal, could be any more different. Yet …

Metallic 3D Printer Filament Launches For Artists and Makers (85% Metal)

Owners of 3D printers that would like to be able to create 3D objects with a more metallic finish may be interested in a new metallic 3D printing …

Frankenstein-style human head transplant 'could happen in two years'

Italian surgeon claims procedure to graft a living person’s head on to a donor body will soon be ready<p>The first human head transplant could take place in just two years, it was reported on Thursday.<p>Italian surgeon Sergio Canavero, from the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, claims the …

Spark's Electron Brings Simple Cellular Connections to the IoT

Spark has been on a mission to simplify the business of making connected products for some time. It started with the Spark Core, then moved on to the Photon and the Internet Button. Those products all relied on Wi-Fi. Its latest takes on the even trickier task of bringing cellular connectivity to …

Australian researchers unveil world's first 3D printed jet engine

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian researchers unveiled the world’s first 3D-printed jet engine on Thursday, a manufacturing breakthrough that could lead to cheaper, lighter and more fuel-efficient jets.<p>Engineers at Monash University and its commercial arm are making top-secret prototypes for Boeing Co, …

Android Apps Can Track Users By Battery Drain, Researchers Say

Android phones can be easily tracked by apps that calculate battery drain, according to a new paper by a team of Stanford researchers. Apps merely …