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These 51 Songs Will Make Your Wedding An Instant Dance Party

Let's be frank. <i>You</i> want your wedding to be a party. Your <i>partner</i> wants your wedding to be a party. And your guests <i>certainly</i> want your wedding to be a …

Music

Want to Train Yourself to Succeed? Science Says These 3 Things Matter Most

Asia

Accenture Showcases Blockchain Prototype For Aerospace Supply Chains At Farnborough Air Show

The professional services firm Accenture is demoing a new blockchain prototype specifically tailored to aerospace and defense industry supply chains at this week’s Farnborough Air Show, the second largest such exhibition in the world.<p>Working in conjunction with Thales, the French multinational …

Farnborough Airshow

The Pieces Are Falling Into Place for IBM

Big Blue produced revenue and earnings growth in the second quarter, driven by the mainframe and the cloud.<p>The turnaround story for <b>International</b> …

Investing

World's best airlines for 2018 announced by Skytrax

<b>(CNN) —</b> After 10 years in the wilderness -- if a premium airline that flies direct to more than 60 destinations can truly experience a wilderness -- Singapore Airlines is back on top.<p>The Asian carrier was named Airline of the Year at the 2018 Skytrax World Airline awards, an honor it last held in …

Singapore Airlines

9 Unconventional Entrepreneurs and their Productive Habits

Here at IdeaMensch, we are hearing from cryptocurrency and cannabis entrepreneurs more and more frequently. These unconventional entrepreneurs are …

Entrepreneurship

​Mastercard to link crypto to fiat currency with new patent

Mastercard has patented a method and system for the 'linkage of blockchain-based assets to fiat currency accounts'.<p>Mastercard has been granted a …

Blockchain

Why Scaling Innovation Is More About Discipline Than Disruption

Again and again, we hear company founders complain in utter frustration that the larger they grow, the less they accomplish. “We built our first …

Profit

These are the leadership lessons we can learn from the Thai cave rescue

Few experiences bring the finest display of management principles as the Tham Luang Cave Rescue, an 18-day saga that played out over recent weeks in …

Thailand

5 Steps You Can Take Today to Start Measuring Your Business Impact

How to start measuring the impact of your business to advance the Sustainable Development Goals.DESCRIPTION:by Rabayl Mirza, Impact Management …

Sustainable Development Goals

Harvard Business School Digital Initiative

01<p>Technological advancements have made it possible to imagine sports competitions of a very different variety than those we enjoy today. With so many …

Innovation

Japan is running out of ninjas

Japan is having a ninja crisis.<p>The small city of Iga, famed as the birthplace of the ninja, can’t find enough martial artists to perform for tourists …

Japan

How I Built a Company With a $130M Valuation – Hacker Noon

As countless other stories go, the beginning of StartEngine was a simple one. Today, StartEngine is 33 employees. We have helped 160 companies raise …

Startups

Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch Season 2 Ep. 12: 'That Is the Best Pitch I've Seen'

In the season finale, the investors have never been so impressed.<p>2 min read<p>In the season two finale of <i>Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch</i>, our panel of high-profile investors debate whether the ideas contestants pitch are things of the past, or the products of the future.<p>Each week, a new set of …

Elevator Pitches

Must-Try Food in Otaru!

Otaru has many popular streets evoking a nostalgic past. The view of the canal at night is romantic and a sight one must see, but equally memorable …

Japan

The Remarkable Rise Of ESG

Responsible investing is widely understood as the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into investment processes and decision-making. ESG factors cover a wide spectrum of issues that traditionally are not part of financial analysis, yet may have financial relevance. …

Investing

How to Respond When You’re Put on the Spot in a Meeting

“Katherine, have a go at it?”<p>I love this scene from the 2017 movie, <i>Hidden Figures.</i> Katherine, played by Taraji P. Henson, is put on the spot by her boss, played by Kevin Costner, in a room filled with top brass NASA officials — all male. She is asked to go to the chalkboard and lay out the math to …

Public Speaking

Iris Murdoch on Storytelling, Why Art Is Essential for Democracy, and the Key to Good Writing

“A good society contains many different artists doing many different things. A bad society coerces artists because it knows that they can reveal all kinds of truths.”<p><i>“One of the functions of art,”</i> Ursula K. Le Guin observed in contemplating art, storytelling, and the power of language to transform …

Aesthetics

I Resigned 3 Months After Receiving the Biggest Promotion of My Career, and It Was the Best Decision I Ever Made

Despite a huge raise, what I really wanted was something my CEO could never give me: to be my own boss.<p>Three years ago, I received the biggest promotion of my career. After spending 10 years selling Oracle's enterprise software--and working my way up from inside sales to sales director--I had …

Entrepreneurship

5 Sure Signs That Your Workplace Is the Opposite of Toxic

Daniel Lubetzky, Kind founder and CEO, is a model example for leading human-centered workplaces that thrive.<p>A growing body of research on employee motivation affirms the need for companies to create more human workplaces that lead to positive experiences.<p>And the responsibility falls on senior …

Employee Engagement

It's Okay to Promote Yourself -- in Fact, It's Necessary. Here's How to Do It Better.

Here's what to do if you aren't a natural marketer.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you ever heard the expression "Pride goeth before a fall" or you were ever scolded by a teacher or a parent for "thinking too much of yourself," chances are promotion of …

Marketing

Alarming number of NYC subways are using broken equipment

The city’s subway system is rife with an alarming array of dangerous problems, from broken speedometers to faulty signal gauges, radios and safety …

Trains

These are the 30 cities best placed for long-term success

Combine the rapid rate of technological change with a globalized economy, and it’s evident that our cities are transforming at an unprecedented …

Urbanism

How innovation helped save Detroit

Entrepreneurship is in Detroit's DNA. It's what turned it into one of America's most iconic cities, known the world over as the heart of both the nation's automobile industry and the birthplace of music's "MoTown sound" genre.<p>Now a new generation of entrepreneurs is committed to doing it all over …

General Motors

The Problem With Innovation: Big Companies Are Hogging All the Gains

As far back as the industrial revolution, major innovations have traveled swiftly from company to company and industry to industry, an economy-boosting phenomenon called diffusion.<p>Today, there is mounting evidence this engine of growth seems to be misfiring, a phenomenon some economists say helps …

Northern Europe

Every No. 1 Rap Song in Hot 100 History

This feature was originally published on April 1, 2013.<p>Rappers can have platinum albums, clothing lines, stock in sports teams, and expensive …

Rap & Hip-Hop

American Express Thinks Blockchains Could Help Prove Payments

American Express is on the hunt for better ways of proving when transactions occur and a new patent filing suggests the financial services giant may …

Financial Services

How two strangers set up Dropbox and made billions

<b>The BBC's weekly The Boss series profiles a different business leader from around the world. This week we spoke to Drew Houston, founder and chief executive of US cloud storage company Dropbox.</b><p>Drew Houston says it felt as if he had just two weeks to find a complete stranger to marry.<p>Back in 2007 …

Silicon Valley

Has The Lean Startup Finally Jumped the Shark?

No innovation strategy fits every problem<p>In 1997 Clayton Christensen published <i>The Innovator's Dilemma</i> and it sparked a revolution. It seemed that for years all anyone could talk about was disruptive innovation. That was until Henry Chesbrough published <i>Open Innovation</i> in 2003 and that got hot. Then …

Innovation

American tech giants are making life tough for startups

IT IS a classic startup story, but with a twist. Three 20-somethings launched a firm out of a dorm room at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology …

Startups