Michelle Horning

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Don’t Stop Daydreaming: Why a Wandering Mind Is Good for You

If you can’t get through this article without checking your Facebook, walking to the fridge, scrolling through your phone, and choosing something on …

How to Change Your Mindset to See Problems as Opportunities | Inc.com

Talk to any successful entrepreneur, or any professional with a positive attitude, and you'll find one key trait in common: all of them have a unique mentality that allows them to handle challenges differently. Rather than seeing problems as burdensome forces of opposition, they see problems as …

One Simple Way to Cultivate Your Next Big Idea | Inc.com

If you're like me, turning off the phone or losing service is a troubling [and possibly anxiety-inducing] proposition. Devices are how we connect to family, friends, and the world today, and they're how we stay on top as professionals. This unprecedented connectivity yields badass benefits culture …

Designer Develops Alzheimer's-Friendly Tableware Thanks to Inspiration from Her Late Grandmother

Industrial designer Sha Yao created the inspiring Eatwell tableware line to help those who are coping with Alzheimer's disease. “When my grandmother was first diagnosed with the disease, I began volunteering at senior care centers to learn more about the condition,” the creator explains. “I noticed …

Dementia

This Caterpillar Can Eat Plastic Shopping Bags

In a chance discovery, a research team from Europe has learned that a common insect larva is capable of breaking down the plastic found in shopping …

Top 5 solar energy inventions from Africa

In 2017, eco@africa featured a host of eco heroes bringing solar power to their communities through innovative business ideas and inventions. Here …

Meet The 32 Year-Old Entrepreneur Who Is Building Zimbabwe's Largest Solar Company

Simbarashe Mhuriro, 32, is the founder and Managing Director of Oxygen Energy Private Limited, an independent power producer and renewable energy development company that specialises in utility scale power plants and commercial rooftop projects.<p>Earlier this year, the African Development Bank …

How to Start a Sustainable Small Business

Does the phrase “sustainable small business” refer to a small business that contributes to environmental sustainability or to a small business that …

Food Waste Startup Gets Backing From Wal-Mart Heirs

Members of the Walton family, heirs to the Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fortune, are backing a startup that thinks it can turn a profit by reducing food …

Startup Showcase: Her chocolates combine honey, artistry and inspiration

According to an article in the July 2017 edition of INC., researchers in Rome and L’Aquila, Italy, say they’ve demonstrated a clear link between the …

Friends make tactile Rubik’s Cube for visually impaired

Sasha Thomas’ family has textured dots and stickers placed around the house to help identify various appliances, railings and other items.<p>His father …

Before Glitter and Glue Sticks, ‘Craeft’

<b>CRAEFT<br>An Inquiry Into the Origins and True Meaning</b> <b>of Traditional Crafts</b><br>By Alexander Langlands<br>344 pp. W.W. Norton & Company. $26.95.<p>As daily life becomes increasingly virtual, it might seem like a paradox that making things by hand is suddenly big business. Stores like Michaels and Hobby Lobby …

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Tony Robbins and Other Famous Motivational Speakers on How to Capture Anyone's Attention | Inc.com

There's more to be learned from great motivational speakers than what it takes to be happy in your work or at home.<p>In addition to finding new ways to improve your life and find passions in your work, you can also learn a lot about engaging an audience. And, if you work in any kind of business, …

Why Value Creation Is Vital To Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs that work and act on the rather parochial vision of fostering expectations, subject, not only their companies but also dreams, to …

This mall in Sweden sells only recycled stuff

Shopping takes on a whole new meaning at the ReTuna mall in Eskilstuna, Sweden. (Photo: Courtesy ReTuna Press Room)<p>You've probably heard about how …

Adidas and Parley are saving the oceans – one shoe at a time

It's estimated eight million metric tons of plastic waste make the journey from land to the ocean each year. But adidas has been starting to turn the …

These inventions will help save the earth

These 10 inventions are saving our planet:<p>#1 This bin collects garbage from the sea. Seabin has a pump that creates a flow of water. The garbage is caught in a bag, allowing water to flow out back to sea.<p>#2 This machine crushes beer bottles into usable sand. 200 grams of powder from each bottle is …

Inventions

Food made from 'ugly' produce could be a beautiful business opportunity

As consumer demand for sustainable, mission-based food grows, manufacturers are transforming unfortunate-looking fruits and vegetables into …

Solve Problems In Unsexy Industries: How Curiosity Can Be A Powerful Entrepreneurial Force

After 5 years at Google and mid-way through my MBA at Stanford, curiosity drove me far far away from Silicon Valley’s adored Apps and AdTech.<p>The scale of global trade, the 100 billion pounds of metal that moves it, and the port of Hong Kong in which I suddenly found myself made for the perfect, yet …

Commentary: Hustling, the skill social entrepreneurs must learn

SINGAPORE: Recently, I attended the President’s Challenge Social Enterprise Award at the Istana, organised by the Singapore Centre for Social …

Financing Social Entrepreneurship: How To Close The Opportunity Gap For Marginalized Groups

Social entrepreneurs Chuck Slaughter, Barbara Bush and Eric Reynolds are individuals that have a few things in common: They have raised millions in financing to combat very real and important problems (e.g., last mile delivery of medicines in Africa, engaging youth in global health and clean …

Entrepreneurship

6 Non-Coding Digital Skills To Boost Your Resume

6 Non-Coding Digital Skills To Boost Your Resume<p>Updated November 13, 2017<p>Do you fear the thought of writing a line of code, but are dying to get a …

Here’s What To Wear To Your New Job

We asked a professional stylist for advice on how to dress when you’re struggling to figure out your new office dress code.<p>There are a lot of unspoken rules of the workplace no one clues you in on. And just because you nailed what to wear for the interviews that led to the offer, that doesn’t mean …

50 Career Tips for College Students

College teaches you how to think. However, unless you are engaged with your campus Career Center, college teaches you virtually nothing on the …

The Student Career Development Study

Millennial Branding and StudentAdvisor.com Release New Study on Student Career Development Few have internships, are marketing themselves on LinkedIn …

Colleges Take Steps to Prepare Students for Careers

By the time senior Kristen Lundebjerg earns her degree in mechanical engineering from Boston's Wentworth Institute of Technology, she'll also have a …

Building Pathways to Credentials, Careers, and Economic Mobility: Transforming the Higher Education Act for Today’s Students and Economy

While the U.S. economy has certainly improved since the great recession, far too many Americans are still without a high-quality degree or credential …

Higher Education

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Ford Motor Company created a crib that mimics a car ride to help babies fall asleep.

The World Might Be Better Off Without College for Everyone

Students don't seem to be getting much out of higher education.<p>I have been in school for more than 40 years. First preschool, kindergarten, elementary school, junior high, and high school. Then a bachelor’s degree at UC Berkeley, followed by a doctoral program at Princeton. The next step was what …

Education