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Report Reveals To Win Customers Around The Globe, Be Good To The Environment

Small businesses looking to expand beyond borders can attract international customers by telling a story of sustainability. Two-thirds of consumers in six countries across the globe say they feel “a sense of responsibility to purchase products that are good for the environment and society,” …

3 Entrepreneurial Skills You Won't Learn In Business School

Business school was great. I learned about a broad variety of topics I had never been exposed to before—accounting, finance, strategy, and marketing—all of which were very important in starting my own company, Bunndle.<p>But shortly after getting started, I realized there were a few things b-school …

President Obama And The Complex Psychological Challenges Of Climate Change

When President Obama stood on the steps at Georgetown University giving his climate change speech, he not only confronted thorny problems of policy and politics (as well as the discomfort of giving a major speech outside on an uncomfortably hot day), he also crashed head-first into a thorny thicket …

9 Proven Ways To Improve Your Marketing (Provided By Your Peers)

Some 30 years ago, I began work on my first book: <b>Sweat Equity</b> which profiled America’s most successful entrepreneurs. <i>I thought it would be fun to go back and revisit some of the lessons that my co-author Geoffrey N. Smith and I developed, the ones that have stood the test of time.</i><p><i>Here, in the next</i> …

What Can We Expect From The Next Decade of Technology?

Technology tends to run in cycles. Microsoft ruled the 90s by building essential software for enterprises. Then Apple created a new device driven marketplace in which the consumer was king. What will drive the next decade?<p>While these things are always hard to predict with any specificity, much of …

The Rise Of The Million Dollar, One-Person Business

For most people who start a one-person business, riches don’t follow. The U.S. Census Bureau’s recently released annual report on “non-employer” businesses found that there were 22.5 million “nonemployer firms” in 2011. They had average revenues of $44,000. That’s in the ballpark of the average …

What Great Companies Do To Keep Workers Excited

There’s one type of company that really shines, as far as being a great place to work, according to the latest Gallup State of the American Workplace report: The very small one, with 10 employees or less.<p>As I mentioned in my last post, the Gallup research, which included data from 25 million …

Carbon Dioxide Doesn't Cause Climate Change: That's The Claim

I think I would take this claim with more than a little pinch of salt myself but here is the claim itself: that it’s not carbon dioxide emissions that cause climate change but CFCs instead. It’s claimed that the numbers match to prove this but as IU say, I wouldn’t say that I was entirely convinced:<p>…

Sorry Google And Apple: Samsung Unveiled Games Console First

There’s been a flurry of excitement over the last 24 hours after news that Google and Apple were both planning a games’ console. The story first appeared in the Wall St Journal, whose reporters spoke to people inside Google. The Journal does not make clear what type of device Apple and Google plan, …

Is That Start-Up Really The Next Big Thing?

Techstars is one of the best known start-up accelerators, where a class of participating companies joins in a program for several months and then graduate by performing at a Demo Day. This year’s Demo Day in NYC was like going to a Broadway production. There was great audio and video, all right on …

Why Tesla Is Beating GM, Nissan and Ford

The last 12 months Tesla Motors stock has been on a tear. From $25 it has more than quadrupled to over $100. And most analysts still recommend owning the stock, even though the company has never made a net profit.<p><b>Tesla is #1 in electric automobiles</b><p>There is no doubt that each of the major car …

89 Business Cliches That Will Get Any MBA Promoted And Make Them Totally Useless

** Update: Some people couldn’t stop themselves from opening their kimonos after they read the original list. You really put your thinking caps on. You decided to chime in with some cliche classics of your own. We’re all on the same team here, rowing in the same direction, and it’s not about me, …

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Gardening Trend - Home gardens are up

I found this cool graphic showing how “growing your own” is trending. Most older people can remember working in a garden as a child, or at least a …

How to grow potatoes in your garden

Potatoes are one of the easiest crops to grow in your garden if you follow these simple tips.<p>In a recent survey of Vermont gardeners, only about one …

Tomato Gardening Tips

Turn Your Urban Backyard Into An Edible Ecosystem Guaranteed To Attract Women

Or just grow food. But when Food Forest Farm’s Eric Toensmeier and Jonathan Bates were looking to meet the ladies, they did it by creating a magical urban garden.<p>Ten years ago, Eric Toensmeier and Jonathan Bates were just two guys living in the country, running a mail-order seed company while …

Tag: Indoor Gardens

Object of Desire: Curly Tillandsia Houseplant<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>Indoor Plants: 11 Ways to Help Houseplants this Month<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>10 Easy …

Tag: Garden Design 101

Gardening 101: Lady’s Mantle<p>by Clare Coulson<p>Chelsea Flower Show 2018: Heart and Soul at the Lemon Tree Trust Garden<p>by Kendra Wilson<p>Gardening 101: …

Hanging Garden Lamps Green Up Interiors - Urban Gardens

<b>One of my favorite Brooklyn artisan-makers is the collaborative design studio, Autumn Workshop, whose Scrap Ecology lighting we featured a while</b> …

The World's First Algae-Powered Building in Hamburg

The world’s first algae-powered building in Hamburg, the BIQ House, features a bio-adaptive algae facade. International design firm Arup worked with …

The Globe (Hedron) Is a Geodesic Greenhouse for Urban Farmers

Predicting food shortages in the 21st century, Zurich-based UrbanFarmers AG and Conceptual Devices have teamed up to produce plans for the Globe …

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Are plastic jars worse for the environment?

We are told to avoid sweating the small stuff. But I say no, sweat the small stuff all you like. The small stuff cumulatively becomes big stuff. The …

What Are Some Great Vegetables I Could Grow on My Balcony?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><i>Answer by Ilham Kurnia, Part time balcony gardener, part time programmer</i><p><i>Question details: The balcony is facing a (large) courtyard, so while the light supply is limited, in summer it's probably maximally from around 11 a.m. till 8 p.m. or so. It's a small</i> …

Window Socket: Portable Solar-Powered Outlet Sticks to Windows, Charges Small Electronics

The Window Socket is an idea so fabulously simple, it’s slightly amazing that we haven’t seen one before. Designed by Kyuho Song & Boa Oh, the …

6 Things You Can Learn From Little Kids About Living Green

Babies enter the world with very basic needs. But over time, kids' lives get filled with superfluous stuff and convoluted ideas, largely imposed on …

10 Energy Savings Tips For Summer Driving Trips

The Alliance calculated that the average U.S. household will spend $3,300 on transportation energy costs this year. As demonstrated in the Alliance’s …

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