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If Your Employees Can't Answer This 1 Simple Question, They're a Lot Less Productive Than You Think

Nothing is more powerful for tracking productivity than these 6 words.<p>Want to know a dirty little secret in business? Everyone loves being busy.<p>Don't believe me? Try walking into your office and asking all of your employees this one simple question:<p>"What results did you achieve today?"<p>More often …

Employment

How I Make a Full-Time Income in My Spare Time -- And How You Can, Too

Affiliate marketing is simple, but it's not easy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a young man, I learned how to make money online, initially to pay off my mother’s debt. I’ve used these same skills to create a lifestyle that many dream about, flying 96 times just this …

Marketing

UK: A global leader in MadTech

Why the UK is poised to become the global leader in MadTech<p>Artificial intelligence, virtual reality, machine learning,<br>interactive video, and mobile …

Apple in talks with miners to secure cobalt supplies: sources

LONDON (Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is talking to major cobalt producers to secure supplies of the material vital for the lithium-ion rechargeable batteries that power its mobile phones, three cobalt industry sources said.<p>Apple declined to comment.<p>Locking in cobalt supplies has become a dominant …

Mining

Venezuela says launch of 'petro' cryptocurrency raised $735 million

CARACAS (Reuters) - President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday that Venezuela had received $735 million in the first day of a pre-sale of the country's “petro” cryptocurrency, aimed at pulling the country out of an economic tailspin.<p>Maduro is hoping the petro will allow the ailing OPEC member to skirt …

Curb how Facebook, Google and Amazon use your personal data in a quick privacy clean-up

It can seem that it’s a lot easier to complain about your lack of privacy online than to do something about it. But your alternative to griping isn’t a monastic, offline existence.<p>Here are four steps to understand who has your data, limit their use of it, and leave less “data exhaust” that can be …

Personal Data

The 5 best shipping container houses of 2017

Repurposed with style<p>If there’s anything 2017 taught us, it’s that we have an insatiable desire for well-designed tiny homes and innovative campers. The other big trend of the year was another quirky style of dwelling: the shipping container house.<p>Made from the thousands of surplus containers that …

Professional home stager Taylor Spellman picks her favorite interior design apps

If you’ve been using a slew of apps to help with your home remodel, fear not: The pros use them, too. Taylor Spellman, star of Bravo’s <i>Yours, Mine, or</i> …

Download 243 Free eBooks on Design, Data, Software, Web Development & Business from O’Reilly Media

Last week we highlighted for you 20 Free eBooks on Design from O’Reilly Media. Little did we know that we were just scratching the surface of the …

Inside The Company That Wants To Put A $10,000 3D Bioprinter On Every Lab Bench

At the Philadelphia headquarters of the biotech startup BioBots, alongside some warm beer bottles and a tangle of laptop cords, is a 12-by-12-inch white metal cube that just might be the future of drug development.<p>The highly specialized 3-D printer builds living tissue–skin, bone, lung and even an …

University of Pennsylvania

The 12-Hour Facelift Has Arrived

It's called Roloxin Lift and there's no surgery involved.<p>For a significanly tighter, tauter, wrinkle-free face that doesn't require going under the knife, there aren't a ton of options (unfortunately). You can try face creams and serums and maybe a really, really tight ponytail and you might see a …