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How to Manage Remote Employees Successfully

Although having remote employees and managing a remote team has its own challenges, when managed successfully, it may save your company a lot of money.<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>In the modern world that we live in, talented and highly skilled people are everywhere. It …

Emmanuel Macron's Call To Action: Viva Technology!

If you’re in the fashion business, you come to Paris for fashion week; if you’re in the aerospace business, you attend the Paris Air Show at Le Bourget; if you’re in the film business you head to the Cannes Film Festival. If the new French President has his way, you will mark Viva Technology in …

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Lessons in Leadership: Tips for Developing Company Culture

With the multiple duties associated with entrepreneurship, especially during the startup phases of our business, the company’s culture was a secondary thought. I wish someone had warned us to put some extra thought into understanding and defining the company’s culture early on. One thing is for …

The Not-So-Hidden Cause Behind The Big Bank Scandals

Oh, how the mighty fall. Again.<p>Wells Fargo is in the news again with accusations of modifying mortgages without authorization. But Wells Fargo isn’t the only bank accused of deceiving clients. Earlier this year The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reported on TD Bank employees who said they were …

Poster project celebrates Helvetica at 60

Submit your work<p>Send us your latest projects, which we will review and consider to be featured on our website or in the print magazine.<p>Receive our …

Triad Colors in Contemporary Interior Design

There are a variety of formal relationships between and among colors. One of the lesser known groupings is triad colors. Triad colors are three …

Dropping This One Word Makes You Better at Persuasion

The language you use can either threaten freedom or reduce that threat.<p>You've been assigned a new team for an upcoming project. The employees haven't known you for long and don't trust you. The deadline is pretty tight and you'll need to delegate some unpopular tasks.<p>What's the best kind of …

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What is user experience strategy?

As digital customer experience has worked its way to the boardroom and into the consciousness of the C-suite, user experience design has established …

10 Ways Leaders Think Differently

To create value for a business, you need to be able to do more than just put together a fancy presentation and come up with long, impressive words at meetings.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With so much technology and information at our hands today, we can't become …

Leadership

A Facebook AI Unexpectedly Created Its Own Unique Language

The Future of Language<p>A recent Facebook report on the way chatbots converse with each other has given the world a glimpse into the future of language.<p>…

How Logos Became the Most Important Quarter-Inch in Business

Suppose Uber—to pick a random example of a distinctly digital-era company—had been founded in 1909. Obviously it would have had a different business …

The rise of young leaders

Stanford Study Reveals This Brain Booster Increases Creativity by 60 Percent

Many business people are now looking for brain-enhancing substances and techniques that increase creativity and focus. This Stanford University study reveals the secret prescription you need to know.<p>A new form of "cognitive enhancing" drugs called nootropics are sweeping through the business world. …

7 Challenges That Will Make You More Successful

It’s truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles …

3 Strategies for Projecting Success and Confidence as a Leader

A leader's job is to step into everyone's shoes and find ways to make the path less treacherous, stressful and demoralizing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more</i> …

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20 Essential UX Apps and Tools for Designers

Interested in developing your UX design skills? Here are some excellent UX apps and tools for designers that can hep you improve your skills. These …

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Google is making it easier for anyone to design beautiful apps

New collaboration tools for designers embrace the Material Design philosophy<p>Google is launching a new suite of tools meant to make it easier for designers and app makers to collaborate. It’s partially an expansion of Google’s Material Design efforts, which launched two years ago as a way to rethink …

9 Ways to Recognize a Real Leader

Look closely and you'll see who they really are.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Leadership is a trait many are quick to claim but few truly deserve.<p>To be a leader does not mean wearing the title of "leader." It's not something you choose to be one minute and then choose …

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The future of online advertising is big data and algorithms

<i>The tech revolution is coming to advertising. Chatbots are replacing humans, data threatens our privacy, and the blockchain is linking it all</i> …

The Most Successful People Do these 17 Surprising Things

You were probably taught not to do these things. <b>Ignore that bad advice.</b><p>If you want to be successful in business (and in life), there are a few …

Design Better Cards – UX Collective

<b>Summary:</b> <i>The card component is a preview of more detailed content a user sees when actioned. Elements include multimedia, text, links, graphs, and</i> …

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How online learning websites help me combat my anxiety

Like many other people that suffer from mental health issues, I find myself in bed a lot. Even when I’m awake, my bed is a sanctuary that is …

This Might Be The Best Single Question A Job Interviewer Can Ask

Want to improve your ability to hire the right people for the right jobs? Facebook’s global head of people operations, Lori Goler, has been hunting for top talent for a long time. She’s now sharing a savvy question that has become her No. 1 method for getting full value out of a candidate interview.<p>…

21 Tools to Create Engaging Images and Infographics for Social Media

Engagement is the key to building and maintaining a social media following. If you only use text when posting to social media, you’re going to have a …

Infographics

This animation shows how fast a rocket must go to leave every planet

Elon Musk's private rocket company SpaceX announced Monday that it plans to launch two paying customers around the moon in late 2018.<p>How hard will that be to accomplish, exactly?<p>Gravity makes it possible for us to live on Earth, but it also makes it pretty hard to leave.<p>Satellites fight gravity by …

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10 of the best new graphic design tools for February

Just when you were starting to think February might be a slow month, along comes a slew of innovative new tools for graphic designers to crank things …

Graphic Design

6 Meeting Behaviors That Offend Your Boss and Alienate Your Team

If you think the staff meeting is your big chance to point out your superior work, you're wrong.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No matter how hard you work, often you make the biggest impression during office staff meetings. There, surrounded by coworkers and …

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10 Mistakes the Worst Leaders Always Make

Here's one: Get rid of your inability to actively listen.<p>The horrible leadership behaviors I'm about to expound on are not mere platitudes or hackneyed clichés.<p>They remain, unfortunately, characteristics of well-meaning people on high perches who have blind spots that keep them from growing into …

Typography Ruined The Oscars’ Biggest Moment. This Guy Fixed It

Do us a favor, and give designer Brandon Jameson a spare statuette.<p>By now, we’ve all seen the replays and read the analysis, breaking down how Warren Beatty could have gotten the wrong envelope for Best Picture. But something else could’ve prevented the biggest screw-up in Oscar history. If the …