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Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary Says Married Entrepreneurs Must Do This or Risk Divorce

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Busy entrepreneurs: Treat your marriage like a business or it will fail. So what if it’s not the sexiest approach? It’s practical and it works, says <i>Shark Tank</i> star Kevin O’Leary. (They don’t call him “Mr. Wonderful” for nothing, …

3 Enterprise Business Intelligence Trends That Can Benefit Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to changes in the business-intelligence (BI) technology market, old giants of the enterprise software industry like SAP and Oracle aren’t leading the charge as you might expect. Instead, younger companies are the ones to …

Whole Foods' biggest problem in one chart

Now sales of organic food are exploding in the US, and the company has more competitors than ever.<p>That's putting pressure on Whole Foods.<p>Whole Foods' stock plunged more than 11% in after-hours trading on Wednesday after the company reported quarterly sales of $3.6 billion and diluted earnings per …

Cara Delevingne’s Good Day Sacramento interview: What were the anchors thinking? (VIDEO).

Press-junket interviews are usually boring—a chance for actors to hone their sound bites as they’re asked the same questions hundreds of times by a …

The SunPort lets you support solar power any time, anywhere

A little company called SunPort has launched a crowdfunding campaign that could change the clean energy game in a new way. SunPort is a smart device …

The best free online business courses starting in August

It's surreal to look back on business 20 years ago. Back then, employees railed against their short-sighted overlords, who lived and died by their quarterly numbers.<p>Business cycles were measured in years. And few could wrap their arms around this "internet" thing.<p>Fast forward to today. Armed with …

Warren Buffett and Elon Musk are about to make one periodic element the hottest commodity in the world

It has been easy to take lithium for granted. This wonder mineral is the backbone of our everyday lives, popping up in everything from the glass in our windows to our mountains of electronics.<p>And while investors have long appreciated the steady rise in demand for this preferred mineral, the number …

This Hilarious TED Talk Demonstrates Every Bad Meeting You've Ever Attended | Inc.com

You've just come into work. As you're getting set up for the day, a co-worker comes in and proceeds to walk out with your chair, without saying a word. No comments on why he needs it, or if and when he's going to bring it back. Just up and out.<p>How would you react?<p>That's how David Grady begins his …

TED Talks

What Happens When We Put Empathy Into Practice?

<i>'It's Because You Left Me ... '</i><p>When Trocme was 10 years old, he was in a car accident. His father drove too fast, the car spun out of control and his mother was thrown through the air and landed, lifeless, 30 feet from the wreckage. Andre saw the body and suffered a hurt so great, the pain, the …

Empathy

Willpower Is A Muscle. Happiness Is A Skill. Empathy Is A Choice.

I think I’ll be empathetic today.<p>As I learn more about how we think, I’m surprised at how often I need to reframe my basic conceptions of how the …

Will Power

Empathy: the Most Important Thing

Here is a true story. One day during the summer before I turned fourteen, I was at a day camp near Walden Lake in Massachusetts. My friend, Scott, …

Your taste in music may predict how you think, and vice versa

Your musical tastes may not just be a part of your interests, but an insightful channel into how you think. A new University of Cambridge study …

Charleston: a life lesson on bringing empathy to the forefront

<i>It’s what we teach our children, not what we were taught as children, that matters</i><p>Whenever horrific actions like those that hit Emanuel AME Church …

Homemade Schizophrenia cutlery designed to increase empathy for "abnormal" behaviour

<b>Graduate shows 2015:</b> Central Saint Martins graduate Firdaws Fourcroy has created a cutlery set that is deliberately difficult to eat with, aiming to …

Mental Health

Apple, Walmart, Coca-Cola, others commit to White House climate change pledge

Over a dozen Fortune 500 companies have signed a pledge, organized by the White House, to take measures to curb greenhouse gas emissions and invest …

China generating more electricity from clean energy

China generating more electricity from clean energy<p>BEIJING, July 27 (Xinhua) -- China generated more electricity from clean energy resources in the …

The Secret Network of Fossil Fuel and Utility Backed Groups Working to Stop Clean Energy

The economics of clean energy technology are rapidly changing and, as a result, fossil fuel and electric utility companies are increasingly concerned about the rise of cheap clean energy.<p>In response, these industries have financed attacks on pro-clean energy policies across the country, …

Cities are Built of Steel and Cement. How Can We Make These More Sustainable? | Smart Cities Dive

Without concrete, stone, metals and plastics there would be no cities. It follows that sustainable cities should use materials efficiently.<p>Everybody …

Sustainability

In These 13 US Cities, Rents Are Skyrocketing

Seven years ago, the American homeownership "dream" was shattered when a housing bubble built on a decisively shaky foundation burst in spectacular …

Housing

The World’s Leading Startup Cities

Challengers to Silicon Valley include New York, L.A., Boston, Tel Aviv, and London.<p>Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area have long been the world leaders in high-tech startups, giving rise to cutting-edge companies from Apple and Intel to Google, Facebook, and Twitter. But recent years have …

The Secret to Harvard Business Review's Subscription Success: Its Customers

Want people to pay for your content? It’s simple: Get to know their needs, and create content experiences that meet them. That may sound simple but …

5 Reasons Your Business Needs A Social Media Marketing Strategy

Shares 412<p>Social media is here to stay. This means that practically all businesses need to have a social media presence. And they need to have a …

Google Analytics Reports Every Business Needs to Know

Posted on 7/16/2015<p>A website can be your company’s best sales tool for lead generation, but knowing if and how your site is working is the key to …

Analytics

Hey, Small Business Owners: Here Are 8 Apps That Will Delight Your Customers

<i>By Abby Perkins</i><p>A business’s most important asset isn’t its location, its employees, or even its product; it’s customers that keep it ticking. That’s …

3 Types of Digital Marketing Metrics that Businesses Vouch for

Most of the companies are using Digital Marketing to promote their brands. It is a highly effective and targeted method of marketing. The best things</b> …

Marketing

TapClicks | Marketing Reporting Dashboard and Operations Platform

"TapClicks saves my team and myself countless hours a month in vendor reporting, vendor management and estimating accruals. Their consolidated vendor …

Are You Dressing Your Age?

Don't get caught with your mid-life crisis showing. Follow our tips for age-appropriate dressing<p>It’s easy to think that dressing well is a skill …