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Why did Elon Musk stash a quarter-billion dollars of Tesla stock in a non-profit back in 2016?

It could be a coincidence, but, uh, it probably isn’t a coincidence.<p>This morning, <i>The New York Times</i> ran a story with the title, “How Tech …

Tesla

How 9 Creative Minds Got Their Ideas (Infographic)

From doing headstands to drinking 50 cups of coffee a day, check out the quirky things that these nine creatives have done.<p>Coming up with new, creative ideas can be tricky. That’s why it’s important to find a way to get inspired. After all, it’s our own unique rituals that can bring mental clarity …

Creativity

Steve Jobs Asked One Profound Question That Took Apple From Near Bankruptcy To $1 Trillion

It’s easy to forget that Apple’s path to its $1 trillion valuation was nearly derailed when the company was running out of cash. Steve Jobs asked one profound question that got it back on track.<p>In my keynotes about inspirational leadership, I often show a grainy video clip of Steve Jobs holding a …

Steve Jobs

With These 5 Stunning Words, Steve Jobs Added a Truly Brutal Chapter to His Legacy

We're only learning about this now, years after his death. But these words really do matter.<p>Steve Jobs was near the end, literally on his deathbed. His daughter, Lisa Brennan-Jobs, was visiting. As she turned to leave, he offered some brutal parting words--words that will now make a lasting …

MacBook Air

You Need These Skills to Succeed, Says Musk, Branson and Others

Develop an area of expertise, but understand what you lack, too.<p>What skills will you need to succeed in an uncertain future?<p>Alibaba founder Jack Ma was in Detroit this week for the Gateway '17 conference, and during an interview with <i>CNBC</i>, the ecommerce magnate said that those with an understanding …

Jeff Bezos

Hiring Great People Is More Than a Gut Feeling. Here Are 8 Ways to Get it Right Every Time

A framework will help you avoid these common (and sometimes fatal) errors.<p>As a leader, nothing is more important than hiring great people. Great hires impact virtually every facet of your organization, from culture and values to the ability to innovate, adapt, and persevere over time. When we hire …

How Do You Know Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 5 Signs

It's what every employee on the planet wishes and hopes for in a boss.<p>Sometimes the only way you'll truly know whether a leader's skills are genuine is to measure the manager that made your life miserable against the one that had you thinking often, "This is too good to be true."<p>If you think your …

How Smart People Work Less and Get More Done

How you work is far more important than how much you work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends sacred and still get more done than people who work 10 or 20 hours more per week than …

Time Management

Zero-carbon home generates income by making more energy than it needs

The home of the future could slash your utility bills and generate enough money to help pay the mortgage. UK firm Koru Architects designed and built …

How to Create a Ridiculously Interesting Magazine (In Four Steps or Maybe Less)

It doesn’t matter if you’re writing a blog, sharing photos, posting social updates, or curating a magazine on Flipboard: if you want to attract an audience, there’s one thing you absolutely must do: You have to be interesting.<p>Sure it’s obvious. But if it were easy, everyone would be a media …

Social Media

Want to Be a Billionaire? Steve Jobs and Mark Cuban Say to Do This

See the tips that took 7 billionaires to the top, and take your first step today.<p>Becoming a billionaire seems like an impossible pipe dream, but as of this year, Forbes reported a population of 1,810 billionaires globally. The journey to billionaire status is a financial Mt. Everest, to be sure, …

Billionaires

Eight great tricks for reading people's body language

Body language provides an amazing amount of information on what other people are thinking if you know what to look for. And who hasn't wanted to read people's minds at some point?<p>You already pick up on more body language cues than you're consciously aware of. UCLA research has shown that only 7 …

How to Be Super Productive Every Week Without Losing Your Mind

Extremely productive people know the difference between urgent and important.<p>You will work better when you find and stick to habits that work best for you. You can't use every productive habit you read about. The most successful people you know stick to habits that produce the most results. You can …

Why The UN Sustainable Development Goals Really Are A Very Big Deal

<i>This story first appeared on Ecosystem Marketplace.</i><p>Attend a major climate or development event these days, and you can't help but hear about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).<p>"My ideal goal will be that every [company] will run its business plan and its objectives along the …

10 Affordable Ways To Fill A Large Blank Wall

It's big, it's intimidating, and nearly every apartment for rent in Baltimore, MD, or Houston, TX, has it. No, we're not talking about that pile of laundry that you swear you'll get to soon -- it's that glaring, huge white wall. Even if your landlord lets you paint, an unadorned expanse can make …

Home Decorating

Handle Up On Your Fears, Regrets And Wants

Do yourself a favor. Take a moment to reflect on yourself. Are you where you want to be? Have you achieved any of the goals you have set for …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Utopian off-grid Regen Village produces all of its own food and energy

James Ehrlich, founder of ReGen Villages, commissioned Danish architectural firm EFFEKT to envision a future where self-sustaining communities could …

Sustainability