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7 Insanely Creative Business Plan Templates

Even the greatest new business idea needs to stand out to win support from investors.<p>Starting your own business is so stressful, with so many things to be done, that it's easy to convince yourself that doing the bare minimum for a business plan is enough.<p>There are a ton of business-plan templates …

Small Business

Four forces to watch in trucking and rail freight

North America’s freight-transport markets are back on track. But executives shouldn’t overlook structural shifts in the sector’s profit pools.<p><b>The</b> …

What traditional retail stores are doing to compete with online retailers Video

ABC News' Becky Worley shares what traditional big-box retailers such as Wal-Mart and Target are doing to compete with Amazon.

First autonomous container ship to launch in 2018

Container ship will operate on the water as a manned vessel in 2020 and be fully autonomous by 2020<p>Will reduce diesel-powered truck haulage by 40,000 …

Driverless Cars

SAP Once Again Named Best IT Brand in Logistics

SAP has been named best IT brand in logistics for 2017, taking the top spot in the <i>IT for Warehouse Management</i> category in a reader and expert poll …

Manufacturing

World's first all-electric autonomous container ship to set sail in 2018

The hi-tech container ship, named Yara Birkeland, will carry chemicals and fertilizer from Yara's Prosgrunn production plant to the nearby towns of …

Driverless Cars

Here's How You Can Tame Your Distracted Mind

How can you tame your distracted mind?<p>It’s not easy these days, given that many of us have a smartphone—if not smartphones, plural—and the ability to …

Time Management

Gaming gone bust, tribe turns to marijuana farming

A small Indian tribe in a remote stretch of San Diego County has traded in its failed dream of casino riches for what could be the next big payout — …

Cannabis

15 Quotes From Wayne Dyer That Will Inspire You to Seize Every Second of Your Life

Wayne W. Dyer was one of the most influential spiritual teachers to have ever graced this Earth.<p>Over the four decades of his career, he wrote more …

50 regrets that will haunt you when you’re lying on your deathbed

We all die. It’s an inescapable fact of life. Yet most of us go about our days as if we’re going to live forever.<p>We never take the leap to live life …

24 time-saving hacks that will free up hours in your weekly schedule

So what are busybodies of the 21st century to do?<p>According to users in a recent Quora thread, there are a range of daily behaviors people can tweak — even just slightly — to free up lots of extra time during the week.<p>Get ready to be your most efficient self.

Productivity

Logistics startup Freightos lands $25 million in funding from GE Ventures

Freightos, a startup that wants to digitize more of the international logistics process, announced today that it has raised a $25 million Series B extension round led by GE Ventures, General Electrics’ venture capital arm.<p>This brings the total funding raised by Freightos, which was founded in 2012 …

Venture Capital

Domino’s Will Begin Using Robots to Deliver Pizzas in Europe

Starship Technologies, the London-based company that has created six-wheeled self-driving delivery robots, will begin taking customers Domino’s …

Robotics

Embracing These Brutal Truths About Success Will Immediately Improve Your Life

This post is by Elle Kaplan, Founder & CEO, LexionThe post Embracing These Brutal Truths About Success Will Immediately Improve Your Life appeared …

Motivation

25 Simple Things These Executives Do Every Day--No Matter What | Inc.com

The recipe for success isn't rocket science. Study the practices of high achievers and you'll typically find people who work hard, persevere, and demonstrate a willingness to take risks and learn from failure. But doing the right little things day in and out helps, as well. Take it from more than …

TED Talks

How Losing My Father Helped Me Become A Happier (and Better) Person

<b>“In every loss there is a gain, as in every gain there is a loss, and with each ending comes a new beginning.” ~Buddhist Proverb</b><p>Four years ago, on a …

A new study reveals that certain drugs may make us smarter than we thought

It's both appealing and disturbing to think that taking a pill could boost someone's brainpower to make them "smarter."<p>Films like "Limitless" and "Lucy" create fantasies of cognition-enhancing drugs that practically provide superpowers. In the real world, college students and finance workers have …

The Brain

To Motivate Employees, Show Them How They’re Helping Customers

Think back to your first day on the job. If you’re like most people, you felt excited and were eager to get down to work. But, based on the results of field research I recently conducted, I am willing to guess that just a few months later that excitement dissipated and you began to feel …

Employee Engagement

How 1960s nuclear-fallout math influences today’s drone regulations

Research from drone company DJI details how today’s drone policy involves some questionable assumptions.<p>As countries around the world establish drone regulations, they seem to have settled on using a mass of 250 grams, or about half a pound, as the threshold to require registration and/or further …

Dji

5 Topics That Are "Forbidden" to Science

The recent changes in Washington do not seem to bode well for fact-driven, scientific points of view on many issues. But there are already a number …

Skaters lash out at Supreme and Louis Vuitton collaboration

Supreme may have unveiled its MetroCard design last week to mass fanfare, but another of its collaborations is proving to rile the brand’s skater base.<p>Controversy continues to ripple through New York’s Lower East Side skate community following Louis Vuitton’s fall men’s runway show in Paris last …

The reason you don't get along with all of your coworkers comes down to 4 different office personalities

But if the reason you can't stand your teammate is because she's always brusque in meetings, whereas you'd rather take an extra few minutes to make sure you understand everything, we've got some potential solutions.<p>An article in The Harvard Business Review, by Suzanne M. Johnson Vickberg and Kim …

Psychology

Truck Driver Leads Overnight Chase After Threatening Trump: Florida Cops

A Rhode Island man in a tractor-trailer led authorities on a chase through two north Florida counties after he called 911 to say he was "headed to Donald Trump with bombs," investigators said.<p>Ausarmaat Rahotep, 37, was being held in the Columbia County, Florida, jail on $20,000 bond Monday on …

Donald Trump

13 Things Your Business Needs to Automate Right Now | Inc.com

We live in a world that's highly automated.<p>At home, you might already use lights that come up when you pass through the front door. In your car, sensors can tell you when you drift outside of a lane. Yet, in business, we often like to stick with a method that works. We enter expenses into an …

Small Business

Intel drones form US flag for Lady Gaga's halftime show

Remember when quadcopter drones juggled balls and formed up into a Star Trek logo? That seems downright quaint compared to what we just saw at Lady Gaga's elaborately produced Super Bowl halftime show. During her first number, 300 Intel drones formed the shape of an American flag, punctuating the …

Viber, Amazon and Microsoft join the ranks of tech giants fighting Trump's 'Muslim ban'

President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration, widely known as the 'Muslim ban', is being met with resistance by an increasing number of …

Donald Trump

Half-cruise, half-cargo ships provide authenticity in place of cocktails and casinos

No one would call the Aranui 5 a thing of beauty. Half cruise ship and half freighter, it has a cockeyed profile that only its maker could love.<p>It may not look like much, but it manages to sail to some of the most beautiful islands in the world.<p>The Aranui navigates the waters of French Polynesia, …

Strangers in Their Own Land: The 'Deep Story' of Trump Supporters

Researchers have long been confused by what seems like a paradox: many people in America vote against their economic self-interests. Whether it's the working class conservative who wants a tax cut for the wealthy, or a member of the liberal elite who fights for safety nets that raise his own taxes …

Radio Industry

Floating warehouses, pocket-sized drones and a private tunnel network: Look at Amazon’s most ambitious, astonishing delivery patents

Also, self-driving trucks and a way for small drones to assemble into a big drone.<p>Over the past year, Amazon has been on a drone and transportation patent spree as the online retail giant continues to make moves toward becoming its own delivery service.<p>In mid-December, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos shared …

Drones

Notorious Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Charges

For decades, U.S. authorities have been preparing to prosecute one of the world's most feared drug traffickers, known as El Chapo.<p>Friday, the Justice Department announced charges against Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman following his extradition from Mexico to the United States. He landed Thursday evening …

Mexico