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Jeff Bezos, Steve Jobs, and Richard Branson Stick to These 6 Rules When Holding Meetings | Inc.com

Trying to run a business is all consuming. Time gets sucked up by so many different things: staff, suppliers, finance, production -- the list goes on. But, above all, meetings seem to take up so much precious time and yet often seem to achieve very little.<p>Everyone has their own idea about what …

Mark Zuckerberg

Hype Meets Reality as Electric Car Dreams Run Into Metal Crunch

By Elisabeth BehrmannElisabeth Behrmann, Jack FarchyJack Farchy and Sam DodgeSam Dodge<p>When BMW AG revealed it was designing electric versions of its …

Electric Vehicles

25 Business Ideas Worth Millions That I Don't Have Time to Build

Here's a good business idea. Focus on one of the million problems people have that you could help them solve.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The advance of the internet has democratized admission to the world of entrepreneurship. From virtually anywhere in the world …

Small Business

I tried the 10/10/10 Method to make decisions like Warren Buffett and Ray Dalio — and it's completely changed the way I view choices

<i><br>"I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people."</i><p>Those words are often attributed to Isaac Newton. They may evoke a chuckle, but they get to the root of a problem faced by us all — irrational behavior.<p>Making decisions is one of keystone actions we all take on a …

Self-improvement

A fund chief at $2.6 trillion giant State Street says America's hottest investment product is warping the stock market

Paul Colonna is State Street Global Advisors' chief investment officer for active fundamental equity, overseeing $26 billion globally.<p>He's overseeing the active-investment-equity unit at a company that is known better for its passively traded funds. Just this week, the asset manager announced the …

Investing

Hydroponic gardening with a Raspberry Pi

The cost of food is rising. Why not use your Pi to build a hydroponic garden? Eat better and dodge those expensive food prices! Hydroponic growing is …

Raspberry Pi

Here Are 51 New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Choose From in October

October is here, and our list of new scifi and fantasy books is as overstuffed as a trick-or-treat bag carried by a kid who walked the same …

14 science fiction, fantasy, and horror books to read this August

Space opera, vikings, and epic fantasies<p>Summer is in full swing, which means that there’s plenty of time to grab a book and head outdoors to enjoy the sun and warm weather — at least here in Vermont, where the outdoor temperatures haven’t quite topped 90 degrees yet.<p>I helped cover San Diego …

Science Fiction

The world’s largest floating solar power plant just went online in China

China has announced that the largest floating photovoltaic (PV) facility on earth has finally been completed and connected to the local power grid. …

Renewable Energy

Scuba Diving Hand Signals Every Diver Should Know

Communication is key for safe scuba diving. But with the second stage of a regulator in your mouth, it's hard to clearly convey a message to your …

Scuba Diving

Readers’ recipe swap: Tofu

It’s a shame, I feel, that for many people tofu is a flavourless meat substitute, to be overloaded with all the flavour it doesn’t naturally come with. Of course, if you only encounter it in long-life Tetra Paks, I understand why you’d want to amp up the aromatics. Tofu, traditionally, isn’t meant …

Food & Dining

2 remarkable facts that illustrate solar power’s declining cost

It’s not “the cheapest electricity in the world,” but it’s getting really cheap.<p>Lately, the internet has been overrun with headlines about how solar energy has officially become the cheapest form of electricity in the world.<p>This is … not quite right. Solar has seen remarkable cost declines and is …

Renewable Energy

Six unexpected sources of renewable energy

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>When it comes to discussions about renewable energy, solar and wind power often take center stage. To a lesser degree, other forms like geothermal energy and hydropower also get some attention. But many people may not be aware that there are many other sources of renewable energy …

The First Tidal Generator in North America Is Now Online

The generator harnesses the power of the tides in the Bay of Fundy, and produces enough electricity to power 500 homes.<p>The first tidal generator in North America has gone online this month in the Bay of Fundy, and is expected to generate enough electricity to power 500 homes.<p>While most hydro …

The feds just gave batteries and rooftop solar panels access to big-time energy markets

Distributed energy will be able to play in wholesale energy markets. That’s a big deal.<p>Given the state of US politics, it’s safe to say that very few people are paying attention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) right now — even fewer than usual, I mean.<p>However, in its quiet and …

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Lobster industry shake-up predicted after Tasmanians find 'holy grail' of aquaculture

Researchers are claiming a world-first aquaculture breakthrough in Tasmania that could reshape the rock lobster industry.<p>Hobart's Institute for …

Aquaculture

A desert farm is growing tomatoes on seawater and solar power

Agriculturalists dream of making deserts bloom. Now the dream is coming true using sun, seawater, and little else.<p>On 20 hectares in the South Australian desert, Sundrop Farms—officially launched on Oct. 6—uses a field of 23,000 mirrors to produce energy for electricity and water conversion. …

Farming

Shellfish Aquaculture in the Pacific Northwest

For all of human history, we have been eating shellfish (bivalves like clams, mussels, and oysters and crustaceans like shrimp and lobster), and …

How an Army of Ocean Farmers Is Starting an Economic Revolution

By Bren Smith<p>I'm a fisherman who dropped out of high school in 1986 at the age of 14. Over my lifetime, I've spent many nights in jail. I'm an …

How to Apply the 80/20 Rule to Brand Management

The concept of the 80/20 rule has been around for a long time. So long, in fact, that most people discount it. But there’s something to be said for …

Customers

How to Become a Highly Paid Freelancer While Keeping Your Full-Time Job | Inc.com

Want to dip your toes in the entrepreneurial waters by freelancing while keeping your full-time job? You're not alone--countless other people do too.<p>But how?<p>Here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an entrepreneur and marketer who teaches people how to create meaningful self-employed careers. (His …

Employment

DNA rice breakthrough raises 'green revolution' hopes

Over the next few years farmers are expected to have new genome sequencing technology at their disposal, helping to offset a myriad of problems that threaten to curtail production of the grain that feeds half of humanity.<p>Drawing on a massive bank of varieties stored in the Philippines and …

Genetics

Is urban farming only for rich hipsters?

Farms are springing up in cities across Europe, but if they exclude lower income groups they’ll do little to help shift towards sustainable food system<p>Spending on ethical food and drink products – including organic, Fairtrade, free range and freedom foods – hit £8.4bn in the UK in 2013, making up …

Urban Agriculture

Humans will live underwater in 100 years' time as the population is squeezed out of cities

A report predicts underground cities and floating neighbours will become commonplace in the next century<p>One hundred years from now, the human population will be living in underwater cities and in 3D-printed homes, according to a study that looks at the future of living.<p>Buildings and interiors will …

The Importance Of Interest Rates To Investors, Retirees, And The Economy

Interest rates are one of the most important aspects of the American economic system. They influence the cost of borrowing, the return on savings, and are an important component of the total return of many investments. Moreover, certain interest rates provide insight into future economic and …

Economics

4 Tools to Put a Stop to Time Wasters in 2016

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>New year, same story: another New Year’s resolution to “stop wasting time at work” that falls by the wayside come late January. The average American spends 8.7 hours physically in the office each day, reports the American Time Use Survey. …

Project Management

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This Is Why So Many Startups Aren’t Successful

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Startups

Vaccinating salmon: How Norway avoids antibiotics in fish farming

In the 1980s Norway and other northern countries with plentiful fresh- and sea-water resources experienced an explosion of salmon farming. Formerly …

Antibiotics

Future farming: hi-tech project growing hydroponic herbs and fish unveiled near Sydney - ABC Rural - ABC News

On the outskirts of Sydney, in a fast-growing suburb is a model of future farms, growing organic herbs and fish.<p>Green Camel has taken a good idea — …