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HR has lost the trust of employees. Here is who has it now

Human resources has to be one of the greatest bait-and-switch professions one can join today. HR departments position themselves with a forward-facing fluffy image, whether improving the productivity of workers through training and development programs or perhaps righting the yawning inequality gap …

What Research Tells Us About How Women Are Treated at Work

We publish a lot of articles based on new research (you may have noticed). This year, some of our most viewed and shared stories were based on studies about women — and, more specifically, stories looking at differences in how men and women are treated, and behave, at work. I’ve summarized six …

The uncomfortable secret to creative success is “disequilibrium”

It’s a Wednesday morning in the IDEO San Francisco studio. Bright sunshine reflects off the Bay and through the floor-to-ceiling windows. But in the project space, the mood is darker.<p>The team is on week five of their project. They’ve been conducting tons of human-centered interviews and broad …

Creativity

Google Is Giving Away Its Best Tools for Managers Absolutely Free

Put Google's insights about what makes a great manager to use without paying a penny.<p>When it comes to developing great managers, Google doesn't leave much to chance. The data-obsessed company famously spent years studying the attributes of effective managers for its Project Oxygen, determining that …

4 Lies You Tell Yourself That Keep You From Being Successful

Stop talking yourself out of taking the next step.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The only person preventing you from being successful is you. It’s not society, it’s not the government and it’s not anyone in your life. Sure, some of us start off in life with better …

College & University

What businesses can learn about innovation from designers

Lecturer and design expert at Central Saint Martins, Dr Matt Malpass, reveals how businesses can benefit from ditching the Post-its and taking a design-led approach to innovation.<p>Dr Matt Malpass, senior lecturer in industrial design and researcher in critical design at Central Saint Martins, …

The Life Fix: Five Simple Steps to Defining and Designing your True Purpose.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Every person has a purpose. Not every person knows how to go about determining how to unearth that …

6 Common Things Good Managers Do to Create Engaged Teams

Good managers create and boost employee engagement. A lot of managers have room for improvement.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a manager, you have a powerful effect on how engaged your organization will ultimately be. Employee engagement is ultimately a <i>viral</i> …

Employee Engagement

Creating a Culture of Innovation Starts With the Leader

The leader plays a critical role in creating the right environment for innovation to flourish.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Innovation is the lifeblood of entrepreneurship.<p>Peter Drucker considers it, “the specific tool of entrepreneurs, the means by which they exploit …

Innovation

Sheryl Sandberg Shares 7 Ways to Build Resilience Into Your Company Culture As You Scale

Managing a team of four to overseeing 17,000 employees, the COO of Facebook knows what it takes to maintain a strong culture as a company grows.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In the new podcast</i> <i>Masters of Scale</i><i>,</i> <i>LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman</i> <i>explores his philosophy on how to scale a business</i> …

Sheryl Sandberg

Trump's Election Inspired Women to Run for Political Office

There's an upside.<p><i>Welcome to Teen Vogue's Woke List, a roundup of today's top headlines you have to know.</i><p><b>The U.S. is "deeply concerned" about bombings in Syria and Iraq by Turkey.</b> Turkey opened strikes on northern Syria and northern Iraq, resulting in the death of 70 "terrorists," according to …

Facebook Exec: How to Call Out Gender Bias at Work

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

The leadership lessons in Sheryl Sandberg's new book about resilience and grief

Sheryl Sandberg's long-awaited book is out on what she learned about becoming resilient and coping with grief following the sudden death of her husband, Silicon Valley executive Dave Goldberg, in 2015. It's an intimate, largely personal book about how she coped with the devastating loss of a …

Tim Cook: Without more women, US will lose tech lead

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>In Silicon Valley, they think they'll be kings forever. Yes, kings.<p>The male-oriented atmosphere that's driven the tech industry to power and fame seems entrenched.<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook believes this has to …

Tesla to take orders for solar roof tiles starting April

(Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA.O) will start taking orders for its solar roof tiles in April, Chief Executive Elon Musk said in a Tweet on Friday.<p>A Tesla logo is seen at its planned store in Hanam, South Korea, December 22, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji<p>The solar-powered roof shingles were unveiled …

The Role of Gender in Entrepreneurship Today (Infographic)

As much as people hate to admit it, gender still plays a major role in business ownership.<p>As much as we work towards alleviating it, today’s gender gap -- especially when it comes to entrepreneurship -- is continuing to grow.<p>In a survey polling more than 500 entrepreneurs from the U.S., online …

Entrepreneurship

This Is What Happens To Women's Rights When The Far Right Takes Over

Limits on contraception, end of domestic violence protection, and an ongoing push to ban abortion — and that's just the start.

A 29-year-old startup founder who built an ecommerce empire shares her advice for entrepreneurs

The recent inductee to Forbes 30 under 30 list for retail and ecommerce told Business Insider that she started her own business in middle school selling jean skirts.<p>"This was back when jean skirts were a big thing," Box said."I figured out how to stress denim using old jeans, bleach, and …

Entrepreneurship

WeWork Will Give Away $20 Million to Entrepreneurs to Celebrate 100,000 Members

The company will honor startups, nonprofits, artists and more with its new Creator Awards program.<p>WeWork, a provider of coworking spaces, has expanded to more than 130 locations in 14 countries around the world since its founding in 2010. Now that’s it’s reached a milestone of 100,000 members, it’s …

Nonprofits

Bro culture is poisoning Silicon Valley

In an hour-long talk today at SXSW, best-selling author Dan Lyons broke down bro culture in three parts: What is it? Why does it exist? How do we fix it?<p>Lyons, author of the New York Times bestseller <i>Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Startup Bubble</i>, delivered a compelling talk in on his experience …

9 Habits for Eliminating Negativity From Your Life

Give your brain more positive things to observe, adopt a positive mindset, and stay away from negative attitudes of others.<p><i>How can I avoid negativity? 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</b> …