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9 Habits That Lead to Terrible Decisions

Several years ago we came up with a great idea for a new leadership-development offering we thought would be valuable to everyone. We had research demonstrating that when people embarked on a self-development program, their success increased dramatically when they received follow-up encouragement. …

How to Test Your Business Ideas

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many of the greatest inventors and entrepreneurs admit to having failed at some point in their careers, but Richard Christensen, entrepreneur and author of <i>The Zig Zag Principle</i> (McGraw-Hill, 2011) says while failing may be a normal part …

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Don't Let These 7 Excuses Sink Your Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I heard a friend and business mentor say, “Your startup won’t fail if you don’t quit,” I realized that every entrepreneur should adopt “never give up” as their mantra. Rather than quitting, consider alternatives, like pivoting the …

Architectural Lighting Design

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Ken Ventry <i>–</i> Principal<p>As a co-founder and principal of Reveal Design Group, Ken Ventry brings more than 20 years of extensive and distinguished …

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Philips Lighting - LED & Conventional lighting solutions

Philips Lighting is now Signify, our global brand remains Philips.<p>For your home<p>For professionals<p>Home<p><b>Improve your well-being</b><p>Our lighting innovations …

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You Can't Afford To Be A Lighting Designer

I've been bitching about it for years. People in theatre know this to be true: we're all terribly underpaid for what we do. But I'm not entirely sure …

Amazon Unveils Amazon Prime Music, a New Ad-Free Streaming Service

Amazon quietly took the wraps off of Amazon Prime Music this morning, a new ad-free streaming music service with over a million tracks in its …

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With National Rollout, Will Starbucks Make Wireless Phone Charging the New Wi-Fi?

In the age of eternal connectivity, there's nothing that incites panic faster than glancing at your smartphone and seeing the low battery symbol. However, soon smartphone addicts will have an unlikely savior: Starbucks.<p>Starbucks is equipping all its stores with Duracell Powermat wireless chargers …

5 Signs You're Not Leadership Material

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Success is a matter of signaling.<p>To Sylvia Ann Hewlett, that signaling is a matter of "Executive Presence," which is the title of her new book. Hewlett says executive presence is a matter of "communicating that you have what it takes."<p>It's that it …

Hustling on a Side Business? How to Find the Time.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many dream of the day when they can quit their day job and jump into building their business. Unfortunately, businesses take time to become profitable. Before taking the plunge, I encourage aspiring entrepreneurs to keep their day job, …

5 Presentation Lessons From Apple's New Rock Star

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Since I wrote a book titled <i>The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs</i>, I’ve been searching for a presenter -- at Apple or any other company -- who comes close to sharing Jobs’ presence on stage. It hasn’t been easy. Jobs was charismatic, …

5 Ways Young Leaders Can Get Others To Take Them Seriously

There’s tons of advice on how to manage that coveted Millennial demographic. But what about the twentysomethings who are already managers?<p>For a generation that’s making a name for itself via hashtags, clicks, and iPhone sales, we’re shaping the information landscape–and entering change-making …

Why the Dow hitting 17,000 actually matters

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — The Dow industrials has punched through 17,000 and it could keep climbing.<p>Or the blue-chip benchmark might start to struggle …

Markets Are Doing Nothing Again

Yesterday markets did something they very rarely do anymore: They fell. A little.<p>Today: Not much is going on. US futures are higher. European stocks are a little higher, and that's it.<p>Crude prices just spiked a little, and it feels as though the situation in Iraq is on the verge of becoming a major …

How 5 pros are investing for retirement

By<p>Jim Oberweis isn’t big on thinking about retirement. At least not his own. The 68-year-old Illinois state senator and founder of the Chicago-area …

JOBLESS CLAIMS MISS

Consensus was for 310,000, down slightly from a revised 313,000 prior.<p>Continuing claims also climbed more than expected, reaching 2,614,000 against a consensus estimate of 2,605,000, and 2,603,000 prior.<p>"In one line: Seasonal quirk explains the increase; expect a clear drop next week," Pantheon …