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Want to Raise Really Smart Kids? Science Says Do This

If you've ever wondered what the real secret is for raising smarter children, there's something you can do about that.<p>Parents are always trying to find the next big trend in parenting--and for good reason, too. They want to know how to be better parents, how to raise healthier and more successful …

This Startup Pitch Deck Landed $65M And a $865M Valuation

Raising a round of financing is one of the toughest things an early stage company will need to face at some point. Fundraising is actually getting …

Can A Company Be Run Without Leadership, Management Or Employees? $150m Invested In The DAO Says Yes

30 years ago, the concept of being able to communicate instantly over video with anyone around the world was unimaginable. Today, the same can be said about fully autonomous corporations, without any leadership, management or employees, being able to drive a return on investment for their …

Expat wages up to 900% higher than for local employees, research shows

A survey of 1,300 local and expat workers found a wage gap that ranges from 400-900% and causes significant resentment among local workers<p>Imagine finding out that your colleagues earn five times more than you. Not only that, but they get all sorts of benefits you’re not eligible for.<p>They take a …

Privatizing Public Transit Lowers Costs And Saves Cities Money

The financial plight of many U.S. cities has caught the attention of the Democratic presidential candidates, as both Hilary Clinton and Bernie Sanders discussed urban issues during their recent debate in Brooklyn. Both candidates supported the idea of investing in city housing and infrastructure …

20 Creative Business Cards for Architects

Establishing professional contacts in architecture – and well, in any field, really – has changed dramatically in the last decade, passing from the …

The True Story Of Milton Glaser’s Best Client

I <3 beer.<p>In 1986, Brooklyn Brewery founder Steve Hindy was on the hunt for the right designer to create an identity for his startup brewery. He interviewed dozens of firms, but none of them clicked–until he met Milton Glaser, the impresario behind the “I ♥ NY” logo and slogan, <i>New York</i> magazine’s …

Solar panels don't last forever and degradation varies wildly, study says

A recent study by an international certification body found that how well solar panels stand up to wear and tear varies greatly, but where they're …

What Many Entrepreneurs Do Wrong Once Their Startup Becomes Successful

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

The 25 highest-paying companies in the US in 2016

As you might expect, tech companies dominate this year's Glassdoor list.<p>"Salaries are sky-high at consulting companies due to 'barriers of entry' in this field, which refers to employers wanting top consultants to have personal contacts, reputations, and specialized skills and knowledge,"says …

Employment

You Must See This Tiny Apartment's Micro Interior Design

Mood lighting, cinema, and gym facilities included.<p>Like many large cities, Hong Kong is a pricey place to live. Because of that, it's no surprise residents looking for property in the expensive urban center of the seven million-person city try to squeeze as much as they can into sometimes …

San Francisco mandates rooftop solar panels starting in 2017

San Francisco has been pushing toward 100 percent of its energy to come from renewable resources for a while now. And to further that, the city recently passed legislation that would require new construction to install solar panels on building roofs -- an extension of existing legislation that …

Dogs try to sniff out cancer — and even predict it — in Calgary study

Scientists have already had some success using dogs to sniff out cancer, but now a group of Calgary researchers is testing whether the animals can …

The Southeast Asian Country That Google's CEO Thinks Will Be Home to the Next Big Startup Scene

On Tuesday, Sundar Pichai spoke to entrepreneurs in Hanoi, Vietnam about how the local entrepreneurial community can succeed globally.<p>HANOI, Vietnam (AP)--Google CEO Sundar Pichai's visit to Vietnam gives hope to people in the local startup community that they can succeed globally.<p>Speaking to about …

The Web in 2016: Long live responsive design

More to the point, RWD is the preferred method of making a website more accessible by virtually everyone:<p>Users don’t like dealing with a redirect, and downloading a dedicated app is a hard sell when they’re dealing with limited mobile disk space.<br>• Multiple websites for a single domain become costly …

Selling Solar to Rural Africa is Emerging as a Hot Market

After years of fits and starts, startups and big businesses are finally starting to pay attention to the solar market in rural corners of the …

4 Steps to Build Your New Business Empire

Opinions expressed by <i>Green Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, Michael Dell are household names to most entrepreneurs and consumers, and like you, they had to start somewhere. These empire builders had common traits that made them successful. They knew how to create …

Entrepreneurship

15 Must-Read Design Books From 2015

From gorgeous graphic design tomes to tech-fueled children’s books, 2015’s best design books offered fresh angles on old subjects and revealed innovative ways to craft narratives. There was an enlightening biography of architect Frank Gehry, a crisp monograph from Pentagram partner Michael Bierut, …

How Big Data Is Changing Insurance Forever

The insurance industry works on the principle of risk. Customers take out policies based on their assessment of a particularly bad thing happening to them, and insurers offer them cover based on their assessment of the cost of covering any claims.<p>So wouldn’t it benefit everyone if there was a way …

This Japanese Entrepreneur Made $1 Billion By Putting Recipes Online

<b>ENJOYING A HOMEMADE MEAL</b> in the Land of the Rising Sun? The recipe probably came from Akimitsu Sano. His Japan-based Cookpad.com enables its 58.8 million users to share and find recipes to prepare at home — 2.1 million recipes in all, from traditional regional Japanese specialties like …

Deutsche Bank

31 Simple Tips to Living a Happy Life for Every Day of the Month

Amidst the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it's easy to forget about what truly matters. As we aim to complete our to-do lists and accomplish our professional goals each day, it's even easier to get swept up in the idea that our careers are most important. To give us some perspective on what's …

The Essential Guide to Writing a Business Plan

President Dwight D. Eisenhower once said, “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” If you’re starting a business, you should have a business plan regardless of whether you’re bootstrapping it or looking for outside funding.<p>The best sorts …

Small Business

Europe's first 'growth hacking' academy has opened in Amsterdam

Appropriately called the 'Growth Tribe Academy', the program welcomes applicants eager to become well-versed in a combination of marketing, data and product expertise in order to sell products and gain exposure.<p>The first of its kind in Europe, according to its instigators, the Growth Tribe Academy …

Startups

A Third American City Is Now Running Entirely On Renewable Energy

The number of American cities that run entirely on renewable energy is growing.<p>Last week, the city of Aspen, Colorado declared it had become the …

Renewable Energy

Martifer JV connects 32 rooftop solar plants in Toronto

Portuguese solar developer Martifer Solar and Canadian roofing specialist Triumph have completed and connected 32 PV plants in Toronto through …

Solar Power

New way to store solar energy could lead to more common solar cell usage

A working cell from Switzer’s research, with gas evolution. Photo by Sam O’Keefe, Missouri S&T.<p>Researchers at Missouri University of Science and …

How cheap can solar get? Very cheap indeed

If current rates of improvement hold, solar power will be incredibly cheap in just a few years’ time, writes famous author and thinker Ramez Naam. …

Solar Power

Project Management 101: The Complete Guide to Agile, Kanban, Scrum and Beyond

"Of all the difficulties facing NASA in its bid to send humans to the Moon in the Apollo program, management was perhaps the greatest challenge."- …

Project Management

The Benefits Of Kanban

<b>Kanban</b> is a form of production control method used in the traditional manufacturing industry as a form of inventory control. However, in recent years …

build Kanban board Task Manager app in 10 minutes

Task management is one of the most required features for business. While there are many solutions for this problem there is no silver bullet yet …

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