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Solar energy is really our only answer for long-term sustainable energy

• It takes 10 years and billions of rand to commission a nuclear power station, let alone eight. Once commissioned, such stations don’t last forever, but after 50 years has to be decommissioned again, costing the same amount in time and fiscal.<br>• Suppose South Africa is a country with stockpiles of …

Is the world running out of fresh water?

Increasing temperatures and populations threaten a precious element and pose a serious problem. What can we do about protecting our most vital resource?<p>The next time you open a can of soft drink, consider where the water inside it came from. The H20 in an Indian can of Coca-Cola includes treated …

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Here’s How Much Revenue Your Startup Should Generate Before You Look for Investors

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

The moment psychopaths realised they were psychopaths

Psychopathy is a popular area of interest in psychology, attracting questions from how to spot a psychopath to how to tell the difference between a …

If you love the planet, you might not want to vote for Cruz or Trump: Here’s a rundown of where the presidential candidates stand on climate change

<b>Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton (AP/Patrick Semansky/Chuck Burton/David Goldman)</b><p>The next president will greatly impact environmental policy, and the finalists’ stances vary widely on the crisis<p>Antoaneta Roussi<p>February 24, 2016 10:02pm (UTC)<p>Last month was recorded as the warmest …

13 Ridiculously Clever Lead Generation Tactics

When it comes to lead generation, you hear the same things over and over again….<p>You have to drive people to landing pages on your site and have them …

14 Persuasive Words and Phrases Every Sales Rep Should Use to Drive New Business and Renewals

Subtle cues can suggest authenticity or reveal deceit. The language we use in communicating with customers and prospects impacts our ability to excite them about the topic at hand and close the sale. What we say -- and how we say it -- matters.<p>Different words trigger predictable behaviors in …

Calculating the Value of Time: How Much is Your Time Really Worth?

Not all uses of time are equal and this simple truth can make a big difference in life. Understanding how to get the most out of your time starts …

5 Fears You'll Need to Overcome to Be an Effective Leader

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship demands effective leadership. You need to be able to make solid decisions, organize plans, hire teammates and provide direction -- all under the steady pressure of being accountable for all those decisions and actions. To …

The Four Elements Of ‘True Love’ According To The Teaching Of The Buddha

<b>“You must love in such a way that the person you love feels free.” –</b> Thich Nhat HanhWhat is love? What is ‘true’ love? Can it even be defined? Our …

Sleep Scientist Says Starting Work At 10 A.M. Is What Nature Intended

Getting up any earlier is basically torture.<p>A sleep scientist in England just confirmed what we already knew: getting to work before 9 a.m. is torture.<p>"Staff should start at 10 a.m.," Paul Kelley, an honorary clinical research fellow at Oxford University's Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience …

26 incredible innovations that improved the world in 2015

From the start, 2015 was ripe for world-changing innovation.<p>In early January, we saw Bill Gates drink clean water converted from sewer sludge and …

'Shark Tank' investor Barbara Corcoran reveals the productivity trick every entrepreneur should use

Since Barbara Corcoran made her fortune building and then selling one of New York's premier real-estate firms, The Corcoran Group, she has been a full-time investor on the popular reality show "Shark Tank."<p>In the past six seasons, Corcoran has made deals with about 30 of the entrepreneurs who have …

The psychology of why rekindled romances are so intense

Last month, the New York Times’ Modern Love column told the tale of two romantic relationships that ended and were then rekindled many years later. The author’s romance first ended when her boyfriend lost the piece of paper with her address and had no other way of contacting her. When they saw each …

Why Some People Are Attracted To Terrible Partners

The author of Deeper Dating explains what you need to know—right now—about your future relationships.<p>This is the way we have been taught to understand our attractions: You're either attracted to someone right now, or you won't ever be. For example, Ann was attracted to guys who were somewhat …

Something Extraordinary Is Happening in the World, And Most People Haven't Noticed

Most of us haven't quite realized there is something extraordinary happening.<p>A few months ago, I freed myself from standard-procedure society. I broke the chains of fear that kept me locked up into the system. Since then, I see the world from a different perspective: the one that everything is …

My strategy for turning $15,000 into $200,000 every month

Each company starts off with $100 in capital.<p>One has a one-month sales cycle (i.e., people go from prospect to client in one month). The other company has a four-month sales cycle.<p>Not surprisingly, the slower business brings in less over time. But do you know how much less after one year?<p>It only …

How to appear competent without saying a word

Though they may prefer to be judged by their intelligence and experience, they are also evaluated by their style and attire.<p>First impressions are formed in an instant and appearance can heavily influence someone's initial opinion of a business leader's personality, competence and capability.<p>Like it …

11 incredible spy gadgets from CIA history

CIA operatives may not use jetpacks or laser-powered watches, but they do have a few tricks up their sleeves.<p>At the CIA Museum in Washington, DC, you can get a glimpse of the gadgets used in past spy missions.<p>The agency has declassified 600 out of some 20,000 objects used by CIA operatives …

4 Powerful Cognitive Biases That Could Transform Your Marketing

Use these tips to take advantage of people's biases to make more sales.<p>One of the most influential forces in marketing is the power of <i>psychology.</i><p>In recent years, neuroscience has changed the way in which we view marketing, approach customers, and run our businesses. A deeper understanding of the …

How to Meditate for the First Time Ever (Even if You Have ADD)

Share Email Comments<p>Do you think meditation is complicated? If so, you’re sadly mistaken. Here’s <b>how to meditate</b> for the first time ever in 6 simple …

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How to Build a Compelling Marketing Plan for Your Startup

This is the 2nd installment of a 3-Part Series on how to build a compelling and investment-worthy business plan.<p>This 3-part series is intended to illuminate what goes into developing a superior business plan-one worth funding. I hope that you enjoyed Part I of the series last week. In this …