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5 potential contenders for Amazon's next headquarters

Amazon's search for a second headquarters has cities across the country scrambling to roll out the red carpet for the company, which promises to …

Urban Design

Workplace Experience Ranking 2017: Why Startups Should Participate In This One Of A Kind Initiative

Workplace Experience Ranking 2017 will open registrations on September 11, 2017, for all startups in India who have more than 20 employees and are …

Crowdfunding companies look to Alibaba for their next big idea

A company called Frank wants its backers to feel good about buying into its crowdfunding campaign for a new Android phone. Its Indiegogo page is filled with videos emphasizing that the young team at Frank — one co-founder is 17 years old — is subverting "the man" by going around big-name phone …

Crowd Funding

Nestle to buy husband-and-wife startup that makes plant-based meals

Food giant Nestle announced Thursday that it is buying a California-based husband-and-wife startup called Sweet Earth that specializes in plant-based frozen meals.<p>The Swiss company, known for food brands like Lean Cuisine and Stouffer’s, said the deal is aimed to increase consumers growing desires …

Nestle

6 Questions All New Entrepreneurs Should Ask Themselves When Starting a Business

Asking yourself the right questions early on can lead to greater profits and productivity down the line.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Congratulations! You’ve decided to start a business and become an entrepreneur. You’ve made your mind up, which is good. But, now …

The Build Cycle Podcast #025 – Carl Strong discusses the business side of frame building

Carl Strong is legend within the custom bicycle frame building industry for good reason – he’s been running a successful, profitable business for …

Time photographer uses iPhone for stunning cover shots

Luisa Dörr is not the first photographer to do a magazine cover shoot with her iPhone. But her 12 covers for <i>Time</i> magazine of women changing the world may be the most impressive to date.<p>Dörr photographed 46 influential women, from Oprah Winfrey and Serena Williams to Hillary Clinton and Selna Gomez, …

Can Excessive Ambition Actually Ruin Your Chances of Success?

One study found that overly ambitious people surveyed were, no surprise, more materialistically successful -- but, gulp, also lived shorter lives.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most of us in the entrepreneurial community are blessed -- or cursed -- with …

India among 10 worst countries for expats: survey

Long work hours, pollution, culture shock to blame<p>A survey of more than 12,000 expats across the world has ranked India among the 10 worst countries …

[Part I] 4 Essential Elements Of Building An Original Brand

People are often confused about which key elements their brand should have. After years of doing this work and helping hundreds of businesses find their unique “thing” in the world, we’re pretty confident in saying <i>we’ve cracked the code on how to find your brand.</i><p>And it was quite a code to crack. I …

Business Strategy

How Is a Professor Supposed to Dress?

All while navigating sexism, pay disparities, and Rate My Professor.<p>It’s been a decade since I walked into the classroom to teach for the first time, but I still remember what I wore that day. I had planned my first outfit obsessively over the course of a hot New York City summer spent designing my …

U.S. Public Universities Are Falling Behind

Private ones are still doing great -- but they aren't educating the vast majority of students.<p>For the first time, neither of the top two institutions in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, which came out this week, is in the U.S.<p>Instead, they -- the University of Oxford and the …

Opinion: This should be your No. 1 criterion when buying stocks now

Investing is a forward-looking endeavor. Investors need to build a portfolio for the economy that lies ahead, not the one in the rearview …

Ursula Burns Is the First Black Woman CEO of a Fortune 500 Company. Here's How She Measures Success

'A lot of what pioneers do, they do not benefit from themselves,' she says.<p><i>Ursula Burns’</i> <i>interview is part of</i> TIME Firsts<i>,</i> <i>a multimedia project</i> …

How studying abroad could save you £50,000

On every measure, Britain is an expensive place to study, and students who shun our universities in favour of higher education abroad could save tens of thousands of pounds.<p>Tuition fees in the UK have now reached £9,250 a year and students also face some of the highest living costs in the …

The staggering number of children not school ready - according to teachers

Many children are not ready to start school when they first enter a classroom, a poll of headteachers suggests.<p>It suggests that many leaders believe …

Manual Photography Cheat Sheet Infographic

Photography is slowly taking over the world; it’s everywhere. Take a look at social media. Facebook, Twitter & Instagram are packed with photography. …

Photography

Indiegogo cracks down on crowdfunding campaigns with new disclosure rules

Crowdfunding services operator Indiegogo Inc. is cracking down on companies seeking to raise funds with a new set of rules that are meant to provide …

New research: Being rude at work can devastate your team

One snide remark or haughty sniff can not only ruin your day, but the rest of your team’s and client’s days too. That’s according to multiple studies …

Walmart, Google, and Amazon Are Changing the Way We Shop. Here's What That Means for Small Businesses | Inc.com

Walmart and Google have heard the future, and that future sounds like ordering products using your voice. Their alliance will allow customers to shop for Walmart products using the voice-activated Google Assistant or Google Home speaker--in a clear shot at Amazon, whose Echo speaker was a …

Amazon Echo

The Surprising Place That Promotes Women Entrepreneurs Better Than Silicon Valley

Female founders in Africa are creating businesses that are innovative and have social impact, too<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The latest high-profile scandals in Silicon Valley highlight that the battle for gender equity in the United States is far from won. Despite …

Teachers' role in writing exams reviewed amid leaks controversy

England's exams watchdog has announced a review of rules allowing teachers to set question papers in the wake of allegations of exam leaks.<p>Teacher …

How to Make Better Travel Pictures

DARK SKIES OVER TOKYO / Man with umbrella.Dear friend,If you want to make better pictures while traveling– here is some advice I would give you:I. <i>Why</i> …

Street Photography

Nearly half of councils 'risk not meeting secondary school place demand'

Almost half of councils in England and Wales risk being unable to meet demand for secondary school places within the next five years, the Local …

This Successful Entrepreneur Explains Why Revenue Is Not the Most Important Thing (and What Is)

LittleBits founder and CEO Ayah Bdeir says that if you cultivate a vision you believe in, you'll gain the traction you need for long-term success.<p><i>Editor’s Note: Entrepreneur’s</i> <i>“20 Questions”</i> <i>series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about</i> …

Canine Coworkers: Why More Companies Say Pet-Friendly Policies Are Good Business | Inc.com

On a warm summer morning, Monte was busy getting ready for his first day on the job. He stretched, took a power walk, and ate a healthy breakfast. A master of first impressions, he put on his best suit and tie before heading into his new digs at Spark Baltimore, a co-working office space for …

Pets

Fewer Americans value a college degree

Americans are losing faith in the value of a college degree, with majorities of young adults, men and rural residents saying college isn't worth the cost, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News survey shows.<p>The findings reflect an increase in public skepticism of higher education from just four years …

College & University

6 Successful Dealmakers Share Their Top Tips on Raising Capital

9 Signs an Employee Is Exceptionally Productive (Which Never Appear on Performance Evaluations) | Inc.com

Many people stay busy. After all, checking items off a to-do list isn't hard.<p>What's hard is checking the <i>right</i> things off your to-do list, completing the <i>right</i> projects, and getting the <i>right</i> stuff done. That's when an employee goes from busy to productive -- and in the process become indispensable to …

Self-improvement