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The world is on course to warm beyond a crucial threshold— here's why 2 degrees Celsius is considered the tipping point

Recently a series of scientific papers have come out and stated that we have a 5 percent chance of limiting warming to 2°C, and only one chance in a hundred of keeping man-made global warming to 1.5°C, the aspirational goal of the 2015 Paris United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change …

China Wants to Make the F-22 and F-35 Stealth Fighters as Obsolete as Battleships

<i>As the paper describes, quantum radar uses a novel concept in physics, which scientist are only just starting to understand. “Quantum physics says</i> …

Let's Do Lunch: 4 Reasons You Should Sit and Eat With Your Employees

Employees who eat together stay together. So, why not make family-style meals your next workplace initiative?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When Sarah Nelson started working at Staylisted, a digital marketing agency in Phoenix, Ariz., she needed a while to …

Employment

Why Israel wants a seat on the United Nations Security Council

<b>By Kambiz Foroohar</b><p>Outreach to Africa, educational trips for foreign diplomats and a more conciliatory Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu make it …

5 Ways to Delegate Like a Pro Every Time

Learning how to properly delegate work to others is an essential skill for every leader. Here's how to do it better.<p>When you're a leader, learning how to properly delegate work to others is an essential skill--and one that you should routinely make use of. Not only does it take responsibility for …

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3 Secrets to Building Your Wealth Over Time

You don't need seven figures to start investing today.<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unless you really, really love what you do, you probably don't want to do it for the rest of your life. Even if you already have your dream job, it's always good to have some …

Entrepreneurship

Fox and other conservative sites hastily nuke posts urging vehicular murder of left-wing protesters

Last January, the alt-right website Daily Caller ran a post called "Here's A Reel Of Cars Plowing Through Protesters Trying To Block The Road," in …

5 Ways to Build a Better Team

These tips will help you build teams that deliver better results for your company and your customers.<p>The only way to move mountains for your business is by leveraging the collective brainpower (and, sometimes, muscle power) of a group of employees. But it can't just be any old group. To truly move …

Team Building

3 Ways to Keep Sales Gamification Healthy

If carefully executed, contests can keep your team members motivated, enhance their skills, and improve their communication.<p>You've run what you might call the typical sales contest, with spreadsheets to track points earned and cash offered to winners. But that format is actually not so typical …

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The One Leadership Skill You Must Have to Run a Growing Business

Many business leaders fail to bridge the gulf between being a 'good amateur' and being a successful professional - and here's why.<p>I was a pretty good football player as a kid (I'm originally from Ireland, so I'm talking about 'real' football, or soccer)--good enough to get a trial with a local …

Business Strategy

8 Secrets to Truly Motivate Employees

Trying to inspire with cash incentives and free food? You're on the wrong track.<p>It's an issue every small business owner struggles with. How do I get employees to be engaged and enthusiastic about their jobs? Can I inspire them to love this company as much as I do?<p>NetProspex, a …

Employment

Best Advice I Ever Got: Focus on People, Not Problems

Entrepreneurs must learn to value the little wins -- and never forget the people who helped along the way (spouses included).<p><i>Jason Lange</i> <i>is the CEO and co-founder of</i> <i>BloomBoard</i><i>, a company dedicated to bettering the K-12 education space by providing a marketplace for personalizing educator development.</i><p>…

Entrepreneurship

4 Ways to Manage People Smarter Than You

Here is how an expert manager leads a bunch of brainiacs.<p>Managing people smarter than you--or even people who just think they're smarter than you, for that matter--is a real challenge. Whether you are running a lean and mean startup or a Fortune 500 or Inc. 5000 business, it's your responsibility …

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12 Personality Traits Of A Great Boss

Did you know that 75% of people that quit jobs, quit because of their boss?<p>These 12 personality traits are what makes up a great boss. These are all things that good managers need to keep in mind if they want to have a good relationship with their employees.<p>All of these things are based on decades …

This Drinking Game Can Boost Your Team's Creativity in 13 Minutes

Here's how one creative agency has used a drinking game, derived from Pictionary and Telephone, to get more excited and creative about upcoming presentations.<p>You couldn't be blamed for being skeptical about a presentation titled "Why Stories Matter." After all, if there's a concept marketers have …

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How to Build a More Reliable Team

We all like reliability: reliable cars, reliable technology, reliable investments, reliable relationships, reliable results, Read on to part 2 of how to build a reliable team.<p><b>Accountability = Reliability</b>. Reliable results and reliable relationships are the payoff for building an accountable team …

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10 Smart Rules for Giving Negative Feedback

Here's how to handle employees when a kick in the rear is more appropriate than a pat on the back.<p>Praising good performance is easy, but what about those times when someone on your team needs a kick in the butt more than a pat on the back?<p>In that case, you'll need to give some negative …

Employment

Ten Management Mistakes That Will Kill Your Team's Motivation

Dear Liz,<p>Last week two of my Marketing team members made a presentation to me and a group of other managers in our company.<p>They presented their content plan for our annual customer appreciation event, which is taking place next month.<p>We finalized the logistics side of the event months ago.<p>At last …

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Want Your Best Employees to Never Leave You? Ask Them 5 Simple Questions

Most important, leaders should be asking these questions before their best people mentally and emotionally check out.<p>Want to do something that will launch you into the new era of HR? Get rid of your exit interviews and replace them with "stay interviews."<p>If you're new to this concept, unlike the …

Employee Engagement

How the Best Bosses Keep Great People When They Can't Pay Them More

Inc. 5000 honorees tell us how they would tackle a common business challenge.<p>"Think of things you can cover that cost a little bit of money but not as much as raises. We cover the cost of dry cleaning and health club memberships for our team members. We try to create a sense of community around the …

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7 Strategies to Retain Star Employees When the Budget is Tight

Retain your best without throwing money at the problem.<p>When your top employees are offered more money by a competitor, it is easy to fall into a bidding war. While sometimes this is an effective route, it increases your overhead cost, often unnecessarily, and may only retain them …

Employee Engagement

How to Act and Look Like a Professional at All Times

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines professionalism as, <i>"the conduct, aims, or qualities that characterize or mark a profession or a professional</i> …

The Workplace

How to kill groupthink in your company

Ralph Nader once said: “The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” The problem is, this is easier said than done.<p>Effective leaders inspire teams to collaborate in decision-making. This means choosing the best courses of action and integrating the ideas from your …

Trade experts agree Canada has plenty of leverage in NAFTA negotiations

With NAFTA negotiations set to begin Wednesday, it’s tempting to think of Canada as the proverbial 90-pound weakling about to get a faceful of sand …

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The logic of India’s response to China

India remains the last nation standing—a stumbling block in China’s drive for domination of the Indo-Pacific. Photo: AFP<p>Amid the standoff between …

India and China 'preparing for armed conflict' if Bhutan solution not found

Indian and Chinese military forces are reported to be preparing for the possibility of an armed conflict over a disputed area in the Himalayas should …

Govt asks internet majors to remove Blue Whale links

The government has asked all major social media and communication platforms to "immediately remove" any links pertaining to the Blue Whale Challenge …

Not Every Civil War Is a Guerilla War

Civil wars have been given fairly blunt analysis for years. Security analysts have painted all civil wars as “guerrilla wars.” It’s also common for …

Mattis: US would 'take out' any NKorean missile aimed at US

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States would "take out" any North Korean missile seen to be heading for American soil, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said …

Trump risks trade war on China IP theft

The Trump administration accused China of being the main culprit in the $US600 billion global pilfering of American commercial intellectual property, …