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d.light Leaders Named 2014 Social Entrepreneurs of the Year – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

SAN FRANCISCO, Mar. 24 /CSRwire/ - d.light, a for-profit social enterprise that manufactures and distributes solar lighting and power products with …

World Economic Forum

Finding the Balance: 7 Ways to Ensure Your CSR News Inspires & Activates

<b>By Gina Rude, Accenture</b><p>How we choose to “share” what we do is one key decision we face every day as communication channels broaden and diversify. It …

Employee Engagement

6 Ways To Create A Culture Of Innovation

Reward employees with time to think, while providing them with the structure they need.<p>Every organization is designed to get the results it gets. Poor performance comes from a poorly designed organization. Superior results emerge when strategies, business models, structure, processes, technologies, …

The Paradox of Generation Y

Professor at Case Western Reserve University<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Members of Generation Y are less likely to be bothered by income inequality and more likely to want to get rich than their parents’ were at the same age. But unlike young Baby Boomers, …

Demographics

11 Fundraising Ideas for Entrepreneurs Who Don't Want VC Money

Accepting cash in the form of VC funding is not the right choice for all entrepreneurs or business models. Although money is always tight, some startup founders decide that they want to go about fundraising a different way—one that doesn’t involve giving away big pieces of the equity pie.<p>Eleven …

7 Startups to Watch from Seedcamp London February 2014

Update 11/02/2014:<p>Seedcamp has now announced the eight teams that will make it into the program for the next three months: Elliptic, Formisimo, GoWorkaBit, Interactio, Lodgify<p>The last time we caught up with Seedcamp, the organization made a record investment in 11 of the 18 teams presenting, the …

How A Startup Accidentally “Hacked” Shark Tank With A QR Code

If you’re not familiar with Shark Tank, it’s a show on ABC that has a set of entrepreneurs presenting their products or companies before a panel of investors. They’re there to secure funds for expansion or whatever purpose from a group that includes billionaire Mark Cuban, fashion giant Daymond …

11 Billion-Dollar Startups You've Never Heard Of

Here's a list of 11 startups that are worth billions that are still relatively unknown.<p><i>The Wall Street Journal</i> released a report of 30 startups from the U.S., China and Europe that are valued at $1 billion or more.<p>These companies range from familiar firms like Pinterest and Uber which occupy the …

Venture Capital

3 Social Media Automation Tools for Marketers

Shares 4K<p>Are you drowning in social media tasks?<p>Do you need better tools to help you manage your social media marketing?<p>Automating some of the more …

Every Business Owner on Facebook Should Master The 3 P's of Posting!

Confused about what to post on your Facebook page when you're not promoting your products or services?<p>A friend of mine asked me about this the other …

Weddings

Your Aging Brain Will Be in Better Shape If You've Taken Music Lessons

Studies are showing that learning to play an instrument can bring significant improvements in your brain.<p><i>Part of our weekly "In Focus" series—stepping back, looking closer.</i><p>Are music lessons the way to get smarter?<p>That's what a lot of parents (and experts) believe: Studying an instrument gives …

The Brain

12 Free Web Apps to Boost Your Drawing Skills

Drawing and sketching were once activities limited to pencil and paper, but for budding artists in the digital age, there's a wealth of online, …

Why Teaching Makes You Smarter

We tend to think of thinking as something super solitary–but as Annie Murphy Paul observes in the Brilliant Report, cognition is a two-way street.<p>How so?<p>“Students enlisted to tutor others,” Paul reports, “work harder to understand the material, recall it more accurately and apply it more …

10 Little-Known Apps That Entrepreneurs Can’t Live Without

Everybody knows Evernote and Dropbox. Here’s a sneak peek at the next wave of productivity apps that top entrepreneurs like Tim Ferriss, Seth Godin, and Guy Kawasaki are working with daily.<p>Recently something terribly obvious–yet powerful–occurred to me: If you want to achieve things that no one …

The attack of the MOOCs

DOTCOM mania was slow in coming to higher education, but now it has the venerable industry firmly in its grip. Since the launch early last year of …

A Website Design Process

A Website Designed is a process explanation infographic, created by John Furness of Simple Square, highlights the phases of creating a website for a …

Infographics

九個開發者常犯的錯誤

创业公司死掉的12个原因 | 雷锋网

<b>【按】本文作者是创享派端木。本文由 创享派 推荐,原文链接。</b><p>创业企业是怎么死的?<p>1、团队内讧。<p>这个是最根本的。其一:创业团队最好找价值观能接近的。鄙人不才,第一次创业找合伙人时过于深究探讨创业的项目本身,而忽视了跟合伙人交流价值观等更为宏观的理念,所以最后出现些不大不小的挫折,谁也无法谁服谁,他们就 …

在 App Store 三年學到的 13 件事(下)

Steven Shen,曾經寫過一本書,也翻過一本書,開發 iOS app 有兩年多的時間,最大的成就是參與開發的 App「行」在今年進到 Evernote DevCup 決賽,並且有機會在矽谷參與為期一個月的 Accelerator 。上篇 連結於此 。<p>不要再作一些廉價的 App 了<p>就像 Jere …

Learning Titanium

Introduction<p>1. Creating Interface Elements<p>2. Adding Interactivity<p>3. Incorporating Modules to Create Detail Pages<p>4. Creating a Preferences Panel<p>5. …

Titanium