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Why 3D printed houses are a solution looking for a problem

<b>The problem in housing has never been technological; it is economic and social, whether you are in San Francisco or El Salvador.</b><p>Writing in IdeaLog, …

El Salvador

How to Master the 4 Types of Leadership That Will Make You Successful

You must master multiple leadership styles to be an exceptional leader.<p>It's unwise to be a one-trick pony when it comes to leadership. Rather, you need to be adaptable and have multiple leadership approaches at your disposal.<p>An adaptable leadership style is one that is flexible enough to enable you …

Leadership

10 ridiculously simple steps for writing a book

“Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.” — Mark Twain<p>As the bestselling author of five books, I can tell you without …

Writing

Three Steps To Fix A Broken Culture

Our world is in a constant state of change and organizations are evolving to create exceptional cultures. Is yours?<p><b>What Makes A Workplace Culture Exceptional?</b><p>According to Gallup, “The world’s best organizations don’t simply promise a great employee experience; they create a <i>culture</i> <i></i>of engagement in …

Employee Engagement

Futuristic new device lets you talk, text, even use maps with no cell service

If you enjoy hiking, climbing, skiing, or any other activity that generally takes place in a remote area, we found something you definitely need to …

Apps

5 Daily Steps for Succeeding at Anything

Successful people plan. Unsuccessful or mediocre people simply content themselves with hoping and wishing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It seems that regardless of how well the typical American household does, as far as income goes, happiness fails to keep up. Has …

LinkedIn’s Career Expert reveals 3 ways to make your profile stand out

It's not too late to land the job of your dreams in 2018. I got in touch with LinkedIn's resident Career Expert, Blair Decembrele, to get a few tips on how to make your LinkedIn profile stand out, which LinkedIn courses help you to develop the most in-demand skills and how to tell your story on …

Pay a local to plan your trip? This new service may change travel bookings forever

Is a company called ViaHero creating a new model for travel? For a flat fee of $25 a day, travellers can use a service called ViaHero to hire locals …

How to Avoid Wasting Time on Dead-End Business Ideas

Don't be married to every idea that pops up.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to make more money sooner as an entrepreneur, you need to learn how to spot dead-end business ideas and say no to them so you can focus on the good ideas. This is especially …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Apple CEO Tim Cook: I don't want my nephew on a social network

Add Apple CEO Tim Cook to the list of tech luminaries warning about the potential risks of modern technology.<p>Speaking at a school in England on Friday, Cook said he didn't want his nephew to use social media, according to The Guardian. He also argued that the use of tech in schools should be …

Are You 'Scared of Success'? 5 Mindset Hurdles All Entrepreneurs Must Clear.

To be successful, entrepreneurs must conquer these five fears before they find success.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone in business experiences fear. Fear keeps people in jobs they hate; and it keeps them from following their dreams and opening their …

Entrepreneurship

Remente is a feature-rich life coaching app that'll help you get your crap together

Remente recently released several new features for its personal development app. Until now it’s only been available on iOS and Android, but it’s also launched a web beta for premium users. One of the best digital life coaches available continues to get better.<p>Among the new features included in the …

Apps

The Results of Google's Team-Effectiveness Research Will Make You Rethink How You Build Teams

Why hiring the best and brightest might not be enough.<p>It's no surprise that Google, now part of Alphabet, loves data, and the company's execs frequently share the revelations they find, such as their insights on mobile web use. But some of us would be surprised to discover that this unicorn company …

Employment

Why People Get Religious about Bitcoin - MIT Technology Review

The Bitcoin phenomenon isn’t about a bunch of people who all believe the cryptocurrency is a good investment. That’s part of it. But for many, the …

Blockchain

Meet Aaron Fu, The New Boss Of Africa's Largest Tech Incubator

Led by serial entrepreneur Jorn Lyseggen, Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), is a Pan-African entrepreneurial training program, seed fund, and incubator that was created for the purpose of realizing talent and merging it with opportunity. MEST has been the backbone of a number …

Unanimous A.I. Uses Human Swarms to Make Scary-Accurate Predictions

Here's how the human hive mind can predict the future.<p>If ants, birds, fish, and bees can pool their collective intelligence to make decisions, why …

Artificial Intelligence

Startup hub builder Factory plans gargantuan new campus in Lisbon

This year Lisbon is roaring along with noted startups like Uniplaces, Aptoide, Farfetch, Seedrs and Unbabel putting the Portuguese capital on the map. Vast annual startup conference Web Summit arrived last year with 53,000 people, and entrepreneurs and investors have been increasingly eyeing-up the …

Startups

98% of Startups Fail. Here's How to Make Sure Yours Won't

Stop using your top down logic to justify your market projections.<p><i>Why does Gordon Miller think that most entrepreneurs fail? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Gordon Miller, works at</b> …

Microsoft Office

Once Google’s youngest employee, this woman just unveiled a new search company that might make Google worried

San Francisco-based startup Node wants to change that.<p>Led by founder and CEO Falon Fatemi, Node emerged from stealth on Tuesday ready to take on its lofty goal of changing the way we discover information. By using AI to connect you or your business with the right opportunity at the right time, Node …

Demand for Space@Dublin BIC is high - but what makes this co-working hub different?

If you're looking for free coffee and bespoke furniture, you won't find it in this new co-working hub. The benefits of Space@DublinBIC are a lot less …

Colorado’s Newest Adventure Lodge is Next-Level Luxurious

Taylor River Lodge is like fancy summer camp for adults.<p>Whitewater rafters hoot and holler as they ride the rushing Taylor River past the porch of …

Swimming Pools

Universities, hoping to sway millennials, are now opening innovation hubs for undergraduates

A few years ago, Raghupathy Sivakumar, an engineering professor at Georgia Institute of Technology, realized he had a problem.<p>An undergraduate …

Informal markets key to fintech success in SA

<b>Analysts argue that the influx</b> of innovative new financial technology companies into the African market will challenge banks and erode their profit …

5 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Don't Thrive in School

Why some entrepreneurs are better off skipping the formal education route.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My brother Adam and I, like a lot of really successful entrepreneurs, never finished college. Our grades in school were very good, but we didn’t go on to college …

How AI And Machine Learning Are Helping Drive The GE Digital Transformation

General Electric (GE) was co-founded in 1897 by Thomas Edison. Today, 120 years later, GE is the single company with the longest continual presence in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and is undergoing one of the most dramatic transformation initiatives of any major company. Mainstream legacy …

Machine Learning

How Managed by Q brings startup culture to bigger offices

Managed by Q is growing its office management business by doubling down on a Chicago-grown service that helps bigger companies feel more like smaller startups.<p>The company launched in 2014 in New York City as a digital tool for connecting startups to cleaners, repairmen and other service providers. …

startups

How To Effectively Grow An Early Stage Business

Every entrepreneur knows starting a business is very hard. However, what many entrepreneurs find is that growing a business is even harder.<p>What I’ve learned from my 20 years working inside startups and in venture capital is that founders typically face a common set of challenges as their early …

startups

Can Google’s 20% time really work for your startup?

Google’s 20 percent time is one of the most famous, and arguably successful, management practices of all time. In their 2004 IPO letter, Google’s founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin revealed that the policy of allowing employees to take time out of their core jobs to be creative and experimental …

The Mobile Revolution Is Just Beginning

Were you impressed with the mobile trends last year? Between <i>Pokémon GO</i>‘s AR, the chatbot craze, Amazon Echo’s AI and Facebook Live’s live streaming taking over, there was a lot going on.<p>What if the mobile revolution is just beginning?<p>What if the <i>next</i> mobile revolution is all about real-world and …