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The Key to a Better Board: Team Dynamics

The belief that there is a direct connection between the board of directors and organizational success has been gaining ground lately, evidenced by the pressure shareholder activists have been exerting on boards for transparency as well as the “zombie director” movement to remove underperforming …

Robinhood’s pitch to millennials: free stock trading

Robinhood.io isn’t your parents’ stock broker.<p>The startup has raised $3 million in seed funding for its mobile stock brokerage app that will offer stock, options, and corporate bonds trading to its members, and will do so without a commission.<p>This is a pivot for Robinhood, which initially launched …

Building Charisma: 10 Tips To Move Like A Leader

If you ACT confident, then you will FEEL confident, which means you ARE confident!<p>Charisma is such a mysterious concept to most. It’s one of those …

How To Navigate Office Relationships

During your free time, you catch up with friends, have lunch with your family, and go on dates with your significant other. But when you open the …

How to Handle Negative Online Reviews

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q: How should small businesses respond to negative reviews through social media and on sites like Yelp?</b> <i><br>- Dara Khautisen<br>Chicago</i><p><b>A:</b> Negative social media reviews, especially those that are potentially malicious, are near the top of the list …

Small Business

Tour One of Iceland's Incredible Geothermal Plants

The Svartsengi geothermal power plant produces 75 Mw of energy, provides thousands of homes with hot water, and created a hot lagoon that became a tourist attraction.<p>The Svartsengi geothermal power plant produces 75 Mw of energy, provides thousands of homes with hot water, and created a hot lagoon …

Hydroelectric Power

When Should I Stretch?

Use these five postrun stretches to keep your muscles flexible.<p><i>What guidance would you give to runners about stretching? When I ran in high school, which is when I learned a lot of what I “know” about running, we were taught to stretch really well before a run, and if we could, a little bit</i> …

Exercise

Perfect Timing

When to train, eat, stretch, and do everything to run your best.<p>Runners live by the clock. Whether measuring minutes in a mile or months in a marathon-training season, we're constantly thinking about where the time goes. We not only have to plan when to run, but also all the other things we might …

San Francisco

Predict Half and Full Marathon Time with 5K Time

How 3.1 miles can help you determine your pace for a longer race.<p><b>You've got a big event</b> coming up—a half-marathon, or maybe even a full. Even if your only goal is to finish, you may still want to know how long you'll be out there. If you've run a 5K this year, you can plug your time into an online …

Fitness

Know Your Metrics

<i>Evaluate the right metrics or you could find yourself working hard with nothing to show for it.</i><p>Analyzing metrics in the workplace is a familiar …

6 Ways To Make Your Long Runs Count

1. Course Simulation<p>Choose your long run routes wisely. In his book, “Daniels’ Running Formula,” Jack Daniels advises runners to train in conditions …

The 4 Elements of an Irresistible Offer

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>"Retailers have shot themselves in the foot, there are so many offers and sales all the time, people are conditioned to wait to get a deal," says Beth Smith, owner of Smith Browning Direct, Inc., a Flagstaff, Ariz.-based direct marketing …

Marketing

Leading Transformation and Captivating Communities

The Complete Guide for Brands and Businesses to Build, Cultivate, and Measure Success in the New Web<p>Hardcover (9780470571095) <br>Published 03/2010 by …

TED: Ingenious Homes in Unexpected Places / Iwan Baan

Iwan Baan’s curiosity for the built environment has led him to be one of the world’s most preeminent photographers whose skills are in constant …