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Billionaire Richard Branson told us his solution for inequality

Despite his monumental wealth, Branson told Business Insider that companies must "adopt responsible practices to eliminate the risks that often lie at the root of inequality and poverty."<p>We asked him how he's doing this. Branson's answer focused on finding sustainable environmental solutions for …

79 Power Words to Create Striking Content For Your Blog

Our physical and emotional state of mind directly depends on words.<p>While positive words can block out anxiety and fears, negative words, on the other …

Bassett Mahogany Buffet Cabinet - Only $199 or Make An Offer

Bassett Mahogany Buffet Cabinet - Only $199 or Make An Offer<p>Posted 1 year ago in Furniture in Detroit, MI • Used (normal wear)<p>Used (normal …

Demanding That Nonprofits Not Pay For Overhead Is Preventing Them From Doing Good

A new report highlights the damaging expectations we ask nonprofits to live by when we insist on telling them how to best spend their money.<p>Earlier this year, the popular veterans organization, Wounded Warrior Project, was rocked by a series of bad press. An investigation by <i>The New York Times</i> found …

The Cost of the Cultural Revolution, Fifty Years Later

In 1979, three years after the end of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, the Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping visited the United States. At a state banquet, he was seated near the actress Shirley MacLaine, who told Deng how impressed she had been on a trip to China some years earlier. She …

China

NeoWave Posters Resurrect Psychedelic Space Art

Put on a Pink Floyd album and check out James White's retrofuturist posters.<p>All images courtesy the artist<p>When not designing for some of the biggest companies in the world, from MTV and Universal to Google, Nike, and Toyota, Canadian artist James White explores his own graphic interests. His latest …

The Resale Shop at 7930 is open tomorrow, Friday and Saturday, 9 am - 2pm. S...

The Resale Shop at 7930 is open tomorrow, Friday and Saturday, 9 am - 2pm.<p>Stop by for great deals on Antiques, Vintage Items, gently used furniture, …

Ode to Detroit

DSO to debut innovative composer Tod Machover’s Symphony in D — a work blending traditional instruments with everyday sounds of the city<p>By Jeff …

Infographic: How To Choose The Right Color Scheme For Your Home

<b>Are you having</b> trouble picking the right color scheme for your house? If you are, you might want to take a look at the following infographic by Boca …

How to Calculate and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Better Landscape Photography

Hyperfocal distance, much like the “Sunny 16 Rule,” is one of those things that has arguably lost some relevance in the age of digital photography; …

A Mega-Investor's 6 Best Marketing Tips for Social Businesses and Nonprofits

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A major challenge for any business is finding the best and most effective ways to market itself. When your business is mission-driven, whether that be through a social business, non-profit status or otherwise, there is the added …

Nonprofits

10 Habits of the Most Innovative People

Success in any industry goes hand-in-hand with innovation -- the ability to produce new ideas; provide better solutions; and pioneer new products. The most successful people are not simply the hardest working, they're the most innovative.<p>You can hustle and put in endless hours each week, but if …

Poverty goals? No, it’s extreme wealth we should be targeting | Zoe Williams

If we had focused on the real causes of poverty over the past 30 years we probably wouldn’t need the United Nations’ sustainable development goals now<p>The sustainable development goals – 17 in all, starting with “end poverty, in all its forms, everywhere” – were officially adopted at the UN in New …

Sustainable Development Goals

Your coffee order may reveal something shocking about your brain

If you order your coffee with milk and sugar. . . congratulations, you’re a normal person! But if you prefer your cup o’ joe black? Sorry, but you’re …

In California, Electric Cars Outpace Plugs, and Sparks Fly

SAN FRANCISCO — Of all the states, California has set the most ambitious targets for cutting emissions in coming decades, and an important pillar of its plan to reach those goals is encouraging the spread of electric vehicles.<p>But the push to make the state greener is creating an unintended side …

Oprah remembers childhood Christmas growing up poor

Studio head Jim Gianopulos was the first man to be honored at Variety's annual Power of Women event, and he thinks few should follow him.<p>"I hope someday very soon the concept of honoring men for empowering women will be obsolete and seem ridiculous," the chief executive of 20th Century Fox said …

17 Free Online Tools to Help You Grow Your Blog to 1 Million Visitors

12 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>"Free" is the most awesome price of all. "Free" gets you started when you have nothing. "Free" took me from 0 to the first 1,000,000 visitors to my blog.<p>"Free" is also the price that most people gravitate to when they are first …

Infographics

This couple lives on 6% of their income so they can give $100,000 a year to charity

Julia Wise is a social worker and her husband, Jeff Kaufman, is a software engineer. In 2013, their combined income was just under $245,000, putting them in the top 10% of US households. And yet, excluding taxes and savings, they lived on just $15,280, or 6.25% of their income.<p>What happened to the …

Income Inequality

Seven Books Every MBA Student Needs to Read

The MBA Startup Reading List<p>I consider myself incredibly fortunate to have spent my summer in Palo Alto, California, interning on the data science …

Silicon Valley

The Destructive Power of Misunderstanding Poverty

In the course of an otherwise good-humored night with friends, I was reminded of some timeworn and violently stupid myths that continue to haunt our national understanding of poverty.<p>The night had already lost some of its initial spirit of foolhardy adventure when we were approached by a fellow …

Your Business Brand Is An Extension Of Your Personal Brand

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Branding is important for entrepreneurs, both before the launch of the business and afterwards. Your business brand is what differentiates …

Small Business

You can now make your Facebook profile picture a GIF

Facebook just launched a slew of new profile features, including the ability to make your profile picture a GIF or set temporary profile pictures that will change after a specified amount of time.<p>The new feature means you can shoot a short, looping clip that will play whenever someone visits your …

The Sandra Bland Investigation Is In Trouble

The sheriff could "throw the whole thing in the trash."<p>WALLER COUNTY, TEXAS - On July 13, Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old black woman, was found dead in her jail cell in Waller County, Texas, three days after being arrested over a traffic stop gone wrong. Sheriff Glenn Smith, who oversees the county …

A Remarkably Simple, Low-Cost Way to Reduce Juvenile Crime: Thinking Slow

The intervention has been effective in Chicago schools and detention centers.<p>Juvenile crime and school drop-out rates are big social problems, so the natural instinct is to address them with big social programs. As a result cities get massive public policies aimed at poverty, education, family …

The Origins of the Phrase 'Black-on-Black Crime'

How the term got hijacked, politically loaded, and calcified into America’s racial consciousness.<p>The phrase “black-on-black crime” gets tossed around so cavalierly these days that it can be hard to ascertain the intention behind it—no matter who says it.<p>When President Obama uses it, it may take on …

How To Decorate With Fall's Hottest Colors

According to J.Crew's Head Stylist, Gayle Spannaus, cobalt blue and canary yellow are going to be huge in the season ahead.<p>According to J.Crew's Head Stylist, Gayle Spannaus, cobalt blue and canary yellow are going to be huge in the season ahead. And they look just as great incorporated into your …

Home Decorating

Samsung may unveil Galaxy Note 5 early to beat new iPhone

Watch out Apple. Samsung may bump up the due date for its Galaxy Note 5 supersized smartphone.<p>The Korean company will move up the traditional September unveiling of its next Galaxy Note to mid-August, the Wall Street Journal said on Friday, citing "a person familiar with the matter." The Galaxy …

Galaxy Note