Sylvester Johnson

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Comcast Launches 'UFC Match' For Fox

Comcast officially bid $65 million for the assets of 21st Century Fox on Wednesday.<p>The all-cash proposal, higher than the expected $60 billion, was …

Uber deal with Airbus gives you more helicopter rides

It might not be long before Uber helicopter rides are more than just expensive novelties. Uber has forged a deal that has Airbus supplying helicopters for a transportation test project launching in "several weeks." Details of how it'll work aren't available just yet, but the hope is that this will …

'iPhone 6s' to Support Faster Download Speeds With Improved Qualcomm LTE Modem

Following a report yesterday that the next-generation "iPhone 6s" will appear essentially identical to the current lineup of iPhones with a few minor internal differences, an unnamed source has shared new photos of logic board from the device with <i>9to5Mac</i>, revealing an updated Qualcomm LTE chip …

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The FCC's new net neutrality plan draws skepticism, pessimism, and fear

Legislators, telecoms, and activists weigh in on the new Open Internet strategy<p>Earlier today, FCC head Tom Wheeler revealed the skeleton of a plan to bring back net neutrality, calling for the commission to consider rules that would replace the now-gutted Open Internet Order. Wheeler has chosen to …

Researchers are working on a lie detector to sniff out false tweets

Sure, some less-than-true statements on Twitter are innocuous, but the social media network's vast audience means it has huge potential to spread inaccurate, even dangerous, information. Citing examples like the 2011 London riots and accusations of vote-rigging during Kenyan elections, researchers …

In the wake of possible broadband consolidation, Google Fiber expands to nine new cities

Google will start the process to bring its gigabit, fiber-to-the-home service to as many as nine new areas, the company said on Wednesday. Google, …

Dash Pimps Your Ride into a Connected Smart Car

Sure, Xzibit pimped your ride with hydraulics, seat-back flat screen TVs, and a flame-motif paint job, but the new Android app Dash can turn your four-wheeler into a wirelessly connected smart car. It has been billed as a FitBit for cars, working in tandem with a hardware activity tracker of sorts …

Alex Andreyev

Great Leaders Who Make the Mix Work

Photography: Courtesy of Studio Echelman<p>Artwork: Janet Echelman, Target Swooping Down…Bullseye!, 2001, hand-knotted nylon lace net, 140′ x 140′ x 90′, Madrid, Spain<p>Business leaders send a powerful message when they demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion that goes beyond rhetoric. But …

3 Scientific Secrets to Great Team Chemistry

Psychologists are digging into the mystery of why some teams gel and others don't. Here's some of what they've uncovered.<p>Great teams, like great dates, depend on chemistry. The members can have all the requisite skills on paper, display competent social skills and a willingness to work hard, but …

Influential Leaders Ask These 6 Questions

Try 'zig-zagging' into these conversations to generate ideas and extend your influence.<p>The key to being a powerful leader isn't giving orders -- it's extending your influence. And one important way to do that is by spreading and soliciting new ideas.<p>As an influential leader, you are a conduit of …

Change Is Good. Now, How to Get Employees to Buy In

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Change is key in business for remaining relevant and ahead of the curve. But, while managers love change, employees often fear it or fight it. You always can fire an employee if she doesn't get with the program, but that's not good …

Employment

10 Things Employees Want More Than a Raise

Making big money is often less important to employees than satisfying these basic needs.<p>Contrary to popular belief, employees value many things more than the amount of money they're being paid. If they're treated right, employees will not only work for less, they'll be happier and more productive …

The Big Lie of Strategic Planning

All executives know that strategy is important. But almost all also find it scary, because it forces them to confront a future they can only guess at. Worse, actually choosing a strategy entails making decisions that explicitly cut off possibilities and options. An executive may well fear that …

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5 Ways to Bring Creativity Back to Your Culture

All too often, entrepreneurs build companies that stifle the very creativity they need. Here's how to get back that spark.<p>Starting a business is the ultimate form of creativity. In exploring a new opportunity, you get to build every aspect of your business from scratch, from the product to the …

Leading as a Servant

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We live in a world where the chase for power is increasing. Someone is always getting thrown under the bus so another person can get ahead. The “top of the food chain” philosophy that has infected our workforce and leadership has thrived …

Leadership

Develop Strategic Thinkers Throughout Your Organization

In study after study, strategic thinkers are found to be among the most highly effective leaders. And while there is an abundance of courses, books, articles and opinions on the process of strategic planning, the focus is typically on an isolated process that might happen once or twice per year. In …

Develop the Leaders You’ve Been Overlooking

Say the word <i>leader</i> and most people immediately think of those with business cards that says “manager,” “director,” or other such lofty title. That is, the people who hold positions of stature within a company’s hierarchy, to whom several individuals report, and whose influence comes in great …

How to Get Your Employees to Think Strategically

Studies show that strategic thinking is the most important element of leadership. But how do you instill the trait in others at your company?<p>What leadership skill do your employees, colleagues, and peers view as the most important for you to have? According Robert Kabacoff, the vice president of …

8 Tips For Collaborative Leadership

Today’s corporation exists in an increasingly complex and ever-shifting ocean of change. As a result, leaders need to rely more than ever on the intelligence and resourcefulness of their staff. Collaboration is not a “nice to have” organizational philosophy. It is an essential ingredient for …

5 Signs It's Time to Fire Your Mentor

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I remember the evening my wife broke the bad news to me. The conversation had been spinning out of control -- I just hadn't seen it. I desperately wanted things to be different. I wanted to believe that what I was experiencing wasn't …

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