Emmanuel Mmari

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Shelter for Books: Elegant Book House Redesigned by DeForest Architects

When two book lovers decide to upgrade their home, there’s a good chance that the house itself will become a shelter for books. DeForest Architects …

Gros Ventre Residence by Stephen Dynia Architects

Gros Ventre Residence is located in Jackson, Wyoming and was designed by Stephen Dynia Architects.<p>The home boasts stunning views over the surrounding …

Apple iPhone and iPad patent ban overturned in US

<b>A ban on sales of older models of Apple's iPad and iPhone in the US has been overturned by the Obama administration.</b><p>In June, the US International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled that Apple infringed a patent of rival Samsung.<p>President Barack Obama's trade representative has now vetoed that decision …

Barack Obama

U.S. Grand Jury Probing Contractor That Vetted Edward Snowden

WASHINGTON, Aug 3 (Reuters) - The company that conducted the most recent security review of former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden is the subject of a federal grand jury investigation into its background check processes, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing people involved …

Storytelling – a key competence for project managers? • Girl's...

<i>This is a guest post by Merv Wyeth,Project Management Consultant at Chanctonbury Associates Ltd.</i><p>Imagine my delight at being selected to participate …

10 Ways to Become a Better Project Manager

Projects are increasingly becoming part of the daily business of many organisations, so the need for experienced and well-trained project managers is …

Food For Thought #Quote 8

<b>Food for Thought #Quote 8</b><p>If you like this poster, subscribe to our blog so that you don’t miss a single post. Get future posts by RSS feed, e-mail or …

Improve Your Networking Skills -- Right Now

<b>Networking is everything – it helps your chances of employment, increases your contacts and can help improve your business. Here are some tips and tricks to help improve your networking skills.</b>

The 5 Characteristics Of Great Leaders

If you want to give your business a good start toward success, it has to start with leadership, and leadership has to start with you.<p>There are essentially five characteristics of great leaders. The first of these is being flexible. Not everything goes as planned. Competitors change tactics, …

Leadership

How to Be a Creative Problem Solver

<i>As the new year approaches – and with it the inevitable wave of self-improvement plans–we’ve identified 10 strategies for advancing your career in 2013. (Read them all here.)</i><p><i>From recovering from an office blunder to learning why it doesn’t pay to be Mr. (or Ms.) Nice Guy, this ten-point plan</i> <i>offers</i> …

How to Sharpen Your Decision-Making Skills

Writer and Author, Specializing in Business and Finance<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The ubiquitous phrase "go with your gut" validates the importance of intuition and instinct in leadership and decision-making. But it's also true that discarding reason and experience …

Entrepreneurship

10 Phrases That Can Resolve Any Conflict

One of the biggest mistakes small-business owners make is trying to avoid conflict. This is problematic because in any capitalistic economy, conflict …

Why Collaboration Is Key

This story appears in the September 2012 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Ideas. They bubble up all day long, when we're sitting at stoplights or standing in line for our mocha-lotta-frappa-no-whip concoctions. And, I've noticed, the idea supply chain goes into overdrive after a few shots of …

Selling

How to Respond to Negativity

“I’m getting to the end of my patience,” Dan,* the head of sales for a financial services firm, told me. “There is so much opportunity here — the business is growing, the work is interesting, and bonuses should be pretty good this year — but all I hear is complaining.”<p>When he passed his employees …

6 Tips for Staying Supercharged

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Summer is over and entrepreneurs are cranking up for the fourth quarter, hoping to finish the year big. Now is clearly not the time to let your energy level slip. Even if your passion for work is no longer enough to drive you, you can't …

Entrepreneurship

10 Commandments of Project Management - Project Management Hut

ONE: You shall have no other goals but Business Success.<p>TWO: You shall not make for yourself anything that is already made and working, not process, …

Project Management

Eight Habits of Effective Critical Thinkers

Successful executives use critical thinking skills every day, to sift through incomplete and complex information, ask the right questions, recognize …

- OfficePOD

OfficePOD lift the lid on dead space<p>Through their unique ability to be located both outside and inside buildings, OfficePOD’s range of products offer …

Strategy Is Not the Same as Goal Setting

One of the outcomes of developing a viable strategy is defining goals. Without having clearly defined goals and carefully chosen tactics that support …

Ten Reasons People Resist Change

Leadership is about change, but what is a leader to do when faced with ubiquitous resistance? Resistance to change manifests itself in many ways, from foot-dragging and inertia to petty sabotage to outright rebellions. The best tool for leaders of change is to understand the predictable, universal …

How to Present to Senior Executives

Senior executives are one of the toughest crowds you’ll face as a presenter. They’re incredibly impatient because their schedules are jam-packed — and they have to make lots of high-stakes decisions, often with little time to weigh options. So they won’t sit still for a long presentation with a big …

Meetings Are A Skill You Can Master, And Steve Jobs Taught Me How

More brains don’t necessarily lead to better ideas. When it came to leading meetings, Jobs had no qualms about tossing the least necessary person out of the room.<p><i>This is our second excerpt from</i> Insanely Simple: The Obsession That Drives Apple’s Success <i>by Ken Segall, a close collaborator with Jobs</i> …

To This Day

What makes a 'Good' Project Manager?

The traits of a good project manager are becoming ever more discussed on LinkedIn message boards. The subject has many diverse perhaps controversial …

Train Your Brain to Focus

Next time you are sitting in a meeting, take a look around. The odds are high that you will see your colleagues checking screens, texting, and emailing while someone is talking or making a presentation. Many of us are proud of our prowess in multitasking, and wear it like a badge of …

Project Management Blogs You Should Follow in 2013

During 2012 I had the great pleasure of getting to know some of the best project management professionals in the industry. Many of them have blogs or …

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404 File Not Found<p>We could not locate the file you are trying to access. Click on the logo above to return to the home page.<p>If you think there has …

Seven Customer Service Lessons I Learned In One Day With Richard Branson

It’s rare to find a leader who elevates the experience for employees and customers to such a degree that other brands benchmark against his or her company. I recently had a unique opportunity to spend a day with one such leader, an entrepreneur and billionaire who has built a brand considered the …