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10 Success lessons from Simon Sinek – “Bestselling Author, Speaker” for entrepreneurs

Share16<p>Tweet<p>Share24<p>+11<p>Shares 41<p>Fortune 500 companies, the United States Government, the United Nations, and multiple military personnel turn to Simon …

Why Culture Is More Important Than You Think!

Your company culture is the unique collection of values that defines for your organization, what is and is not tolerated, accepted, and lauded. If corporate transformation sounds difficult, that's because it is. According to research done by The Boston Consulting Group, PwC, and my own research, …

Team Building

Help Your Team Manage Stress, Anxiety, and Burnout

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>It can be tough enough to manage your own stress. But how can you, as a manager, help the members of your team handle <i>their</i> feelings of stress, burnout, or disengagement?<p>Because work is getting more demanding and complex, and because many of us now work in 24/7 environments, …

Employee Engagement

9 'geek' lessons to entrepreneurs from Travis Kalanick, CEO, Uber

He came, he saw, and he 'ubered'. Travis Kalanick, Founder of Uber, got a thunderous applause at the ‘Startup India’ initiative by the Indian …

Startups (India)

“The Power of Broke” Speaks to Entrepreneurs with “Insufficient Funds”

Lack of capital is the most dangerous obstacle to a business, no matter what stage of growth you are in. No stranger to the “lack of funds” label, …

Entrepreneurship

The science of resilience: how to teach students to persevere

Neurologist and teacher Judy Willis shares three simple techniques to help teachers build resilience in their students<p>In schools today, the focus is not only on helping students pass exams, but also on improving their character by making them more resilient. Resilience in learning, as in life, is …

Teaching

13 of the best best science books of 2015

To help sort through 2015's books, the <i>Science News</i> staff offers its must-read picks, many of which have been previously reviewed in the magazine.<p>Read those reviews at the links below or in our Editor's Pick: Favorite books of 2015.

Books

Meltdown or Mother Lode (3 Nuclear Technologies and Why You Should Be Excited)

<i>This piece was adapted from Tomorrowland: Our Journey from Science Fiction to Science Fact by Steven Kotler.</i><p>We use a lot of energy. A lot of energy. Thus, if you want to talk safety and security, you have to start with the options available. Can solar and wind even satisfy our needs? Can green …

Nuclear Energy

Is Solar Energy Ready to Compete With Oil and Other Fossil Fuels?

The solar energy industry is gathering significant momentum worldwide and is providing traditionally fossil fuel-dependent nations with major …

Solar Power

5 Surprising Ways Lighting Can Improve Your Mood, Productivity, and Health | Inc.com

If you're feeling sleepy or irritable, or suffering from headaches during the workday, there may be a reason you haven't considered--your lighting. Most of us don't think much about lighting so long as we have enough to easily see what we're doing. But poor workplace lighting--which is not the same …

OLEDs

10 Energy and Water Saving Gadgets for Your Home

Get smart this Earth Day (and every day) by making your home smarter! There are plenty of little gadgets on the market now that allow you to save …

Top 10

B2B Content Marketing 101: Email

Say it with me: Email. Isn’t. Dead. If you’re putting together a B2B content marketing strategy, it’s probably not complete until it includes email. …

Marketing

Do This for 30 Days and You Will Never Be the Same Again | Inc.com

I'd like to tell you a story. Stick with me. I promise it will be worth it and will forever change the way you think about your success in life and in business.<p>My high school sport was wrestling. It suited my personality of being both a team player and a fierce individual competitor. It's one of …

Positive Thinking

Greg Head of Infusionsoft on Systemizing a Small Business

Just about every small business owner can relate to problems surrounding growth.<p>Greg Head (pictured), Chief Marketing Officer for Infusionsoft, joins …

Small Business

10 Tools That Amplify Your Content Reach

Shares 8K<p>Want more people to see your content?<p>Have you considered new methods of sharing content?<p>Look beyond the big social networks to expand your …

Marketing

11 Customer Service Mistakes Your Startup Can’t Afford to Make | Inc.com

Focusing on customer acquisition as a startup makes sense; without new customers, there's no way to grow. But even as you buckle down to win over prospects, make sure you're not forgetting to help out your existing customers. They're the best source of new business and feedback, especially in the …

Customer Service

The Top 10 Sales Tips for Small Businesses in 2015

<i>By Alexa Schirtzinger</i><p>Sales is the lifeblood of any small business. Without sales, you have no customers — and without customers, you have no revenue. …

Small Business

Mark Cuban Shares the Most Important Lesson He Learned in His 20s | Inc.com

Shortly after Mark Cuban got his bachelor's degree from Indiana University in 1981, he moved in with some friends in Dallas and became a bartender.<p>After getting sick of making drinks, Cuban worked at a PC software business, where he built up a strong clientele but provoked his boss to fire him for …

H&R Block

10 Simple Steps to Build a $10 Million Business | Inc.com

Building a business is no easy feat. As a two-time entrepreneur, I've experienced the ups and downs of building a company and culture. Aside from my children, however, there is nothing I'm prouder of than the two great companies we've built: Likeable Media and Likeable Local.<p>While the wildly …

Entrepreneurship

Warby Parker's co-CEOs say these are the 2 most important lessons they've learned as entrepreneurs

Last June, Warby Parker sold its millionth pair of glasses, and Bloomberg reported earlier this month that investors are looking to invest at a valuation of $1 billion.<p>Whatever happens next, Warby Parker co-CEOs Dave Gilboa and Neil Blumenthal have already accomplished a great deal with the …

Startups

New York's Next Step in Cutting Carbon from Buildings

<i>Melissa Wright, Director, City Energy Project, New York</i><p>When New York City leads, the world follows.<p>That’s why the announcement a few weeks ago of the …

Energy

Katainen: Private sector will decide if EU money goes to energy efficiency

Let’s Get Real: The Energy Efficiency Industry Can Do Better

In my last Greentech Media article, I looked at the limitations of top-down energy efficiency programs and began to lay out a pathway toward a market …

Energy Efficiency

Driving Finance for Energy Efficiency Investment

Yesterday, the Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) convened by the European Commission and UNEP Finance Initiative launched its …

Energy Efficiency

Seven ways to be a better mentor

My partner and I have both been working as entrepreneurs since 2009. Five years in, we've collectively advised over 100 companies (we use the term "advise" loosely, of course). Our advisory meetings range from 20-minute phone calls with first-time entrepreneurs to several face-to-face meetings per …

Entrepreneurship

LinkedIn's billionaire founder shares his best networking advice

It's safe to call him an expert in the career-advancing power of networking.<p>In his latest book "The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age," cowritten with entrepreneurs Ben Casnocha and Chris Yeh, Hoffman explains the benefits of having employees who are active networkers both internally …

Networking

Great Entrepreneurs Sell Solutions, Not Technology

Even though I love technology, I always cringe when an entrepreneur starts his investor pitch to me by touting his new technology. They have forgotten that new technologies are perceived by most customers as causing more pain than the problems they eliminate. I chastise these startups to highlight …

Entrepreneurship

Common Small Business Website Mistakes Which Cost You Money

Experts have found the most common, mostly costly website mistakes made by small business owners. There's a good chance you're making at least one …

7 Ways Startups Can Kill It With LinkedIn

So you’re a startup and you want to crush it in the worldwide business community using LinkedIn? If only we had met 12 months ago but its okay I am …