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Creating a Culture of Innovation Starts With the Leader

The leader plays a critical role in creating the right environment for innovation to flourish.<p>Innovation is the lifeblood of entrepreneurship.<p>Peter Drucker considers it, “the specific tool of entrepreneurs, the means by which they exploit change as an opportunity for a different business or a …

House in Pasárgada / MASV - Amália Vieira Arquitetura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The site is located in a condominium of Nova Lima, on the outskirts of Belo Horizonte, surrounded by …

Brazil

Five considerations about accelerated learning for the next administration

Our next president will take office during a period of seismic change across the education landscape. Policymakers, students and employers increasingly question the cost — and return — on a college degree, as a profusion of new pathways from education-to-employment emerge.<p>Nearly 50 million adults …

5 jaw-dropping modern homes with killer ocean views

Surreal<p>Architecture may never be able to match the vastness of the ocean, but it can accentuate it in astounding ways. Just take a look at these striking contemporary homes, whose sweeping clean lines and unabashed reliance on retractable glass walls embrace the boundlessness of the sea, while …

10 Success lessons Tim Cook – “Apple CEO” for entrepreneurs

Share30<p>Tweet<p>Share45<p>+13<p>Shares 78<p>In October 2011 Steve Jobs, the glorified CEO and co-founder of Apple, passed away. With his passing, came a new type …

Tim Cook

The 10 greatest UX breakthroughs of the 21st Century (so far)

The 21st century has certainly made its mark on the world in just a short amount of time. Technological advances in the last 15 years have grown our …

UX Design

22 web trends every designer should know

The web never stops evolving. 2015 was a year of increasing device diversity, amazing scripting smarts, gorgeous image-rich news sites, and a …

UI Design

Nest can now use your phone to tell when you've left the house

Nest's products are about to get better at telling when you're out of the house and when you're about to come back home. An update to Nest's iOS and Android app today will allow it to start monitoring your phone's location. When it sees you leaving the house, it'll be able to set Nest's Thermostat …

Vevo is now more personalized thanks to Twitter and Spotify

Music video app Vevo is personalizing streams and adding connections to Spotify, Twitter and YouTube so you can follow bands or artists you like with ease.<p>The personalization begins with the onboarding process. When you sign up for Vevo, it will now ask you which music genres you like. From there, …

Apps

10 Daily Habits Holding You Back From Success

There’s no such thing as an overnight success. All the successful people you admire achieved their success by making daily choices. Some of those …

Self-improvement

16 Entrepreneurs Under 40 Accomplishing Amazing Things

The American entrepreneurs on the most recent Young Global Leaders list are an incredible bunch.<p>What is it possible to accomplish if you put your mind to it? Sometimes there's no better place to look for inspiration (and a healthy push to expand your dreams) than those who managed to achieve …

World Economic Forum

How Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Approaches Every Problem -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Staff writer. Frequently covers franchise news and food trends.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Looking for the latest headlines in small business, innovation and tech? Our</i> <i>Start Up Your Day</i> <i>recaps are posted every morning to keep you current.</i><p><b>The right question.</b> A former …

Mark Zuckerberg

The Surprising Slowdown in Startups

What if the conventional view of startups and entrepreneurship in the U.S. turns out, like so many conventional views, to be wrong? Substantial …

A Five-Minute Tutorial On How To Value Your Startup

As an entrepreneur looking for professional investors, one of the quickest ways to lose credibility and get rejected is to start with a ridiculously …

Venture Capital

Innovation comes from educated, hard-working immigrants—not genius dropouts

The stories of Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and more are like updated Silicon Valley versions of the American dream. An inspired genius bucks tradition, drops out of college and starts a superstar company that rattles the lives of millions around the globe.<p>The moral of the story is that …

Bill Gates

Get ready – 5G will create waves of innovation that disrupt every industry

The launch of ultrafast mobile broadband discussed at Mobile World Congress will require a shift in how businesses think<p>It’s easy to focus on technology and not the behaviours it makes possible and the expectations it changes. The internet seemed decent in the early dial-up age. We didn’t pine for …

Innovation

Data ideas and resources.

“Data is having an impact on business models and profitability. It’s hard to find a non-trivial application that doesn’t use data in a significant …

5 Web Design Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2016

Web designs trends are a bit like fashion in that they change every year, but unlike fashion, web design is largely dictated by developments in …

Architecture's Top Prize Went to an Incredible Chilean Architect You Probably Haven't Heard Of

The Pritzker Prize was announced this morning, an award many consider the highest honor for design. This year’s prize went to Alejandro Aravena, a …

The 8 Coolest Microneighborhoods in the World

These chic little corners are the beating hearts tucked within global hot spots—walkable enclaves densely packed with of-the-moment fashion, food, …

Design

MVRDV Reimagines the Chinese Hutong

MVRDV has taken it upon themselves to reimagine the Chinese Hutong. Focusing in on Beijing's prominent and currently vacant Xianyukou Hutong, the …

Infographic: Life Inside The Kowloon Walled City

It has been twenty years since the demolition of the Kowloon Walled City. To mark this, the South China Morning Post has created an info-graphic that …

Hong Kong

Harvard Business School To Host Program On Corporate Social Responsibility – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

BOSTON, Jul. 06 /CSRwire/ - From October 18-21, 2015, Harvard Business School (HBS) Executive Education will host Corporate Social Responsibility …

CSR

DIY Service Design, the toolkit (euroIA 2014, Brussels)

In this euroIA workshop, moderated by Kristel Vanael, Joannes Vandermeulen and Koen Peters, you will learn the methods and techniques to create an optimal service experience for your customer. During the exercises, you will be using the workshop material, posters and technique cards from the …

Co designing campus

Aalto University campus development, Learning center service design project, multidisciplinary concept design, new ways of working pilot projects

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Interior Design