Mike Anders

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Donald Trump just hit a new low in the La David Johnson fiasco

<b>(CNN) —</b> Calling the widow of an American soldier killed in action is, emotionally speaking, absolutely gut-wrenching. Knowing that nothing you will say can bring true comfort. Knowing a life -- and likely many lives -- have been altered forever. Facing down pure loss and pure grief.<p>As difficult as …

Donald Trump

Strong Earthquake Hits Off Mexico’s Coast

JUCHITÁN DE ZARAGOZA, Mexico — Thousands of homes in this city were severely damaged. Half of the 19th-century city hall, with its 30 arches, collapsed. The main hospital here was so devastated that staff members evacuated patients to an empty lot and worked by the light of their cellphones.<p>By the …

4 Social Media Trends You Need to Know About for Next Year

2018 is just around the corner. Are you ready for it?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The end of the year is quickly approaching -- the holiday season is right around the corner and 2018 is just a few months away. Social media gives your brand an incredible opportunity …

10 Things You Believe That Are Holding You Back From Success (and What to Do Instead) | Inc.com

Beliefs. You've acquired them through your interactions with society, whether it was through your childhood experiences, education, relationships, entertainment or work. They're engraved in your mind. And often difficult to change.<p>But are they holding you back from success?<p>Chances are, the answer …

Self-improvement

This Millionaire Explains the 5 Skills You Must Master to Do and Sell More

"Self-Discipline Strategist" Rory Vaden explains how to make sure what you're doing today will pay off tomorrow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Rory Vaden is known as the “Self-Discipline Strategist.” He teaches audiences around the world how to become a master of …

6 Simple Tricks to Keep Your Brain Young

Society tells us that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks—that it’s harder for adults to learn new skills than it is for kids. And in many ways, …

4 Essential Questions Leaders Must Ask To Recreate Growth

What is the difference between managing growth and recreating growth?<p>About 10 to 15 years.<p>When you are managing growth you are essentially just managing demand. In the years before the Great Recession, companies grew so fast that the objective was to handle it all. Most businesses and leaders took …

Leadership

3 Ways to Know You're on the Path to Content Marketing Success | Inc.com

Have you ever hit your knee on a misplaced piece of furniture because you didn't turn on the bedside lamp? It's a jarring experience, literally and figuratively. Not knowing where you're headed or how you're doing until it's too late can hurt -- whether that's your leg on the corner of your bed …

Marketing

China increases solar power output by 80% in three months

China electricity output from photovoltaic plants rose 80 per cent in the first quarter after the world’s biggest solar power market increased …

Renewable Energy

Trump’s Mindless War on Green Energy

The failure of Trumpcare was the product of a crusade to destroy Obamacare that had outlived any factual predicate — Republicans decided Obamacare …

Top Coal CEO to Trump: You Can't Bring Coal Jobs Back

Despite President Trump's promise last week at a Kentucky rally that "a lot of coal miners are going back to work" as a result of his executive …

The Art of Describing a Product in One Sentence | Inc.com

As a founder, I spent countless hours refining my elevator pitch and practicing it every chance I got. I learned that "leading with the need" is an extremely effective way to position your product as solving an important problem for your customers.<p>It's a shame that most potential customers don't …

Product Management

Trump’s continued defense of Putin confounds Republicans

President Trump offered a fulsome defense of Russian President Vladi­mir Putin over the weekend, leaving Republican lawmakers frustrated and flummoxed yet again by the president’s warm feelings toward the rival nation.<p>In a Fox News interview, Trump, who during the campaign repeatedly praised Putin, …

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Tesla will power its Gigafactory with a 70-megawatt solar farm

Would be the world’s largest roof-mounted solar installation<p>Tesla plans to power its Gigafactory in Nevada with a 70-megawatt solar farm, according to a company investor relations document obtained by <i>Electrek</i>. The document, which <i>The Verge</i> confirmed was genuine, was given to analysts at a tour of …

5 Digital Marketing Ideas That Could Improve Your Brand Growth in 2017

With 2016 officially in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to start thinking about how your marketing strategy will evolve in 2017. It’s a good idea to step back for a moment, assess the success of last year’s marketing campaigns, and consider ways to evolve your digital strategy in the year to …

Marketing

Trump Tax Cuts Trigger 'Pay Me In 2017' Requests, But IRS May Disagree

The election of Donald Trump, coupled with Republican control over the House and Senate, mean tax cuts are inevitable. So, deferring income into next year might be wise when rates should be lower. From that viewpoint, it seems obvious that the Trump tax plan could impact your 2016 year-end …

Finance

Why French political parties are staging America-style primaries

FOR the first time, both mainstream parties of the left and centre-right in France are holding primaries to select their nominees for next year’s …

Lessons In Communication From The 2016 Election Results

The dust may have settled on the 2016 election, but the turmoil remains. In a dubious twist, the U.S. has made history in the respect that no prior presidential election, no matter how bitterly fought, has produced more rancor than this.<p>Days later, while the threatened economic apocalypse hasn’t …

Entrepreneurship

Teacher Suspended Over Trump Comments

Love in the Time of Terror: Paris, a Year After the Attacks

Reopening of Bataclan theater this weekend has one woman thinking of all she lost: her peace of mind and the love of her life<p>PARIS—Nearly 10 years had passed since Helen Wilson first spotted Nick Alexander, a younger man with long hair in a black-leather jacket and skinny jeans.<p>Disappointments had …

Alexander'S

‘Not my president’: Thousands protest Trump in rallies across the U.S.

Demonstrations against the election of Donald Trump as president continued around the country early Friday, taking a decidedly violent turn in Portland, Ore., where police made several arrests after deeming the protests had turned into a “riot” punishable as a “Class C Felony.”<p>“We reject the …

Donald Trump

Anti-Trump protesters march for 3rd night; Portland police call it a 'riot'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Thousands protesting Donald Trump's victory in the presidential election took to the streets for a third night of demonstrations and vigils in several US cities.<p>An anti-Trump rally in Portland, Oregon, revved up as protesters confronted police Thursday night. What started out as a peaceful …

House Republicans test Trump on his U.S.-Mexico wall | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the House of Representatives hope to offer President-elect Donald Trump an alternate plan to his proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall, a first test by lawmakers from his own party of one of his key campaign promises.<p>Freshly printed newspapers with the headline …

Pence to meet with Biden and Ryan

President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence will meet with Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday, the latest sign of a rapprochement between Trump and Ryan, according to Republican insiders.<p>The Trump-Pence-Ryan session is scheduled to take place at 12:30 p.m. at the Capitol Hill Club, …

Transition: Obama, Trump to meet at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump took a triumphant tour of the nation's capital Thursday, holding a cordial White House meeting with President Barack Obama, sketching out priorities with Republican congressional leaders and taking in the majestic view from where he'll be sworn in to …

Obamacare woes to linger long after Obama is gone

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama leaves the White House in 12 weeks, but the law that bears his name will polarize politics long after he's gone.<p>Big price hikes to Affordable Care Act premiums announced this week mean that Obama's proudest legislative achievement will fail to resolve the decades-old …

Why Tim Cook is Steve Ballmer

What happens to a company when a visionary CEO is gone? Most often, innovation dies and the company coasts for years on momentum and its brand. Rarely does it regain its former glory.<p>Here’s why.<p>Microsoft entered the 21st century as <i>the</i> dominant software provider for anyone who interacted with a …