Mohammad Natsir

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Judging it smart, Azerbaijan’s courts go digital

I was back in Baku recently, after a 9 year gap, and guess what I recognized first? Yes, those famous pounding winds – immortalized in the city’s …

Global commodity price slump sends ripples around the world

<i>By Matthew Mpoke Bigg</i><p>TARKWA, Ghana, Oct 2 (Reuters) – In the boom times when the price of gold was soaring, Ebenezer Sam-Onuawonto had a dream job …

Awa: Alto Turiaçu - Photographs and text by Domenico Pugliese | LensCulture

<i>We first discovered this work after it was submitted to the Visual Storytelling Awards 2014. Although it was not chosen as a finalist by the jury, the editors of LensCulture were impressed and decided to publish this feature article about it. Enjoy!</i><p>The Awa, the last nomadic tribe in the “Alto …

From the Knowledge Economy to the Human Economy

Over the course of the 20th century, the mature economies of the world evolved from being <i>industrial</i> economies to <i>knowledge</i> economies. Now we are at another watershed moment, transitioning to <i>human</i> economies—and the shift has profound implications for management.<p>What do I mean by the human economy? …

9 reasons to consider a veteran for your company's next hire

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><i>What are the advantages of hiring someone who has been in the U.S. military — specifically, hiring them</i> …

How to Find and Recognize Good Business Opportunities

There are so many opportunities out there--which one is right for you? I break down some tips for recognizing the best.<p>Getting involved in a bad business opportunity can be incredibly costly and discouraging, but the truth is it happens all the time. Entrepreneurs are always looking for the next …

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Tiny Spanish Island Nears Its Goal: 100 Percent Renewable Energy

It actually takes quite a lot of fossil fuel power to reach the tiny Spanish island of El Hierro. You have to catch a commercial jet flight, a propeller plane and then a ferry to reach what was once the end of the known world, before Columbus set sail.<p>But once you're there, there's no need for …

Have Trouble Concentrating? Try These Suggestions.

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Gretchen Rubin, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>We all know the feeling of being overwhelmed, of being beset by distractions.<p>Too many things clamor for your attention. People are trying to reach …

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A Process for Human-Algorithm Decision Making

Think for a moment about how an organization makes a decision. First come the <i>facts</i>, the data that will inform the decision. Using these facts, someone formulates <i>alternative courses of action</i> and evaluates them according to agreed-on criteria. The decision maker then <i>chooses</i> the best alternative, and …

Tim Cook Ripped Apart Google's Business Model In 2 Paragraphs

One portion of the letter sticks out in particular, and it's a clear jab at the way Google does business. Cook writes that many internet services are free but use your personal data to market products to you.<p>"You are the product," Cook writes.<p>That's how Google operates. Its algorithms scan your …

The Industries Plagued by the Most Uncertainty

It’s a cliché to say that the world is more uncertain than ever before, but few realize just how much uncertainty has increased over the past 50 years. To illustrate this, consider that patent applications in the U.S. have increased by 6x (from 100k to 600k annually) and, worldwide, start-ups have …

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Nailing a Presentation in the First 60 Seconds

Whether you are making a presentation at your local library or to senior executives at your firm, the first 60 seconds set you up for success or …

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