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How To Build A Thriving Business (Without Losing Yourself In The Process)

How do you avoid burnout? For many entrepreneurs, work/life balance feels like a myth. We hear about founders and business owners working 14 hours a day, or 100 hours a week. But a major lesson, one that so many learn the hard way, is that it’s difficult to continue growing a business if you aren’t …

Entrepreneurship

Bosch And Daimler Partner To Get Driverless Taxis To Market By Early 2020s

U.S. auto sales may have cooled a bit in March, but the global race to master self-driving vehicle technology shows no sign of slowing. In the latest chapter, Bosch, the world’s largest auto parts maker, and Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler are partnering to create driverless taxis.<p>The alliance between …

Autonomous Vehicle

Tesla Has Its Best Quarterly Production And Deliveries. Can It Quintuple Them?

Tesla started 2017 with its best-ever quarterly vehicle production and delivery results, in line with the guidance given to shareholders earlier this year. While that’s a positive development, it’s a drop in the bucket compared to CEO Elon Musk’s goal of quintupling Tesla production to a half …

Tesla

How To Avoid Privacy Policy Mistakes While Starting A New Business?

The regulatory function in the web environment is growing moreThe post How To Avoid Privacy Policy Mistakes While Starting A New Business? appeared …

Privacy

A warning from Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Stephen Hawking

“The automation of factories has already decimated jobs in traditional manufacturing, and the rise of artificial intelligence is likely to extend …

Elon Musk

Consortium Publishes Manifesto on Autonomous Vehicle Security

A new industry consortium publishes a manifesto it hopes will foster cooperation on the security of autonomous vehicles.

Autonomous Vehicle

The 9 Management Myths That Leadership Needs To Nix

The career landscape has been completely transformed over the past half century. The scenes in <i>Mad Men</i> seem absolutely impossible to imagine in today’s world of work. Despite the huge contrast, several musty mindsets about employees and employers persist. In this post, I will focus on employer …

Employee Engagement

63% Of Employees Don't Trust Their Leader -- Here's What You Can Do To Change That

Trust is toast, according to the 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer.<p>It’s worldwide, it’s pervasive across business and government, and trust of CEOs is at an all-time low.<p>CEO Credibility plunged by 12 points this year. Sixty-three percent of survey respondents said CEOs are somewhat or not at all …

Employee Engagement

Digital Transformation Or Digital Free Fall: What Every CEO Must Know

Every organization occupies a unique place on the spectrum of digital transformation. Whether they have an accurate perception or understanding of what that means to their business is the bigger concern. Some see digital as little more than a portfolio of projects or initiatives to be implemented, …

Innovation

We’re Thinking About Organizational Culture All Wrong

A common thread in the study of organizational culture is the idea of culture as a unifying force that brings people together to work productively toward the attainment of organizational goals. In this approach, organizational culture is understood as a variable to be used in projects of social …

A 30-Second Habit With the Power to Shift Your Perspective

Habits don't have to take lots of time or be complicated. It's entirely possible to make changes in 30 seconds.<p>Entrepreneur, Blogger, Writer, Coach<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>All of us want to get ahead and progress to the next round of the video game we call life. …

Motivation

5 Leadership Competencies You Should Know To Survive In A Constantly Changing Environment

The decisions that leaders face on a daily basis become more and more uncertain as the speed of technology forces further change. Market pressure, consumer demands and politics cause leaders to zig when they intended to zag, demanding greater behavioral and organizational adaptability.<p>The trends of …

Management

Robots, jobs and the human fear of change

When it comes to technology’s impact on the economy, there continues to be concern that robots and other advances will lead to unemployment. But what does history really tell us about the impact of new technologies on jobs and the economy? And more importantly, what happens to America’s ability to …

5 Mistakes Employees Make When Challenging the Status Quo

It’s time for companies to embrace their rebel talent as a way to foster innovation, employee engagement, and change from within.<p>But what happens when a brave employee decides to challenge organizational conformity and offer new ideas that she sincerely believes would improve operations, before the …

12 things successful people do in the last 10 minutes of the workday

Perhaps you spend the last 10 minutes of your workday staring at the clock, counting down the seconds until you're free. Or, maybe you bury yourself …

Productivity

Four Best Practices for Strategic Planning

Strategic planning is one of the least-loved organizational processes. Executives at most companies criticize it as overly bureaucratic, …

As healthcare costs rise and patients demand better care, hospitals turn to new technologies

In fact, it's estimated that the global healthcare sector will pour about $410 billion into IoT devices, services, and software in 2022, according to a report from the research firm Grand View Research. That's up from up from the $58.9 billion invested in 2014, according to the same report.<p>Why are …

Digital Health

Cloud computing: You are probably ignoring the biggest security flaw

Even if your code is hacker-proof, there's still one way into your systems and it's much tougher to patch.<p>There's an ongoing debate about the …

Windows Server 2016 – What’s new for Service Providers

Windows Server 2016 is finally released, and it's a breakthrough version of Microsoft's server operating system. Windows Server 2016 is packed with …

Uber’s Pittsburgh Project Is a Crucial Test for Self-Driving Cars - MIT Technology Review

Anyone who books an Uber in Pittsburgh in the coming weeks may discover that the person behind the wheel is also a passenger.<p>Uber will offer …

When it Comes to Organizational Change, What Comes First: Technology or Behavior?

True Organizational Change Happens When Organizations Focus on Both, Behavior and Technology<p>With new technology and business solutions being introduced seemingly every day, many companies are eager to adopt new skills to take their business to the next level. There are essentially two schools of …

Employee Engagement

How to Focus When the Future of Your Business Is Unknown

Embracing uncertainty can help you more forward when you're unsure of what the future holds<p>Have you considered consulting a psychic for your business? According to Fortune, a growing number of executives count "intuitive counselors" among their closest advisors. Many of the rest of us remain …

Microsoft debuts Bookings, a new Office 365 service for online appointment scheduling

Microsoft this morning announced an expansion to its Office 365 suite with the debut of a new service called Bookings, which will allow customers to schedule appointments with a business using online software. In addition to connecting businesses and customers without the need for a phone call, …

As Self-Driving Cars Hit the Road, Innovation Is Outpacing Insurance

Advances in self-driving car technology have gotten ahead of insurers’ ability to factor the systems into auto premiums.<p>So at least for now, coverage for cars using self-driving technology works the same way as coverage for traditional vehicles, according to the insurance industry.<p>A recent fatality …

Autonomous Vehicle

63% Of Companies Operating In The Cloud Can Develop An App In 3 Months Or Less

• 79% of IT teams are currently developing apps for customers, partners and employees.<br>• 68% of CIOs predict they will spend more on mobile applications, cloud migration and security in the next two years.<br>• 56% of IT leaders are experiencing a skills gap in data engineering.<br>• IT leaders list cloud migration …

Engineering

The untested limits — and wonderful naps — of self-driving cars

Once, when the economy had tanked (again) and the only work my dad could find was working the late shift at a faraway factory, he began writing a …

Geneva Conventions

Obama Boosts Self-Driving Cars With $4 Billion Investment

Self-driving cars have a new supporter: President Obama.<p>After talking in his last State of the Union address this week about investing in the country’s transportation system, Obama and his Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced a 10-year, $4 billion plan to fund pilot projects that would …

Autonomous Vehicle

The US Department of Transportation is trying to fix self-driving rules before they break

And the President wants to put $4 billion into connected car programs over the next decade<p>US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx took to the Detroit Auto Show today to announce a series of initiatives around autonomous driving, seemingly designed to ease concerns that overly restrictive …

Elon Musk says Apple is working on electric cars

Apple has kept mum all through 2015 over rumors about it building an electric vehicle. But in a recent interview, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that the iPhone maker is serious about getting into the car business.<p>Speaking with the BBC’s Rory Cellan-Jones, Musk said:<p>I think companies like Apple will …

Tesla

Ford Talks Autonomous Cars at CES

But they don't talk about Google<p>Ford President and CEO Mark Fields had a lot to say at the CES 2016 opening press conference, but there was one significant thing he did not say: when he listed the partners in the company’s autonomous car program, he pointedly did not mention Google.<p>Rumors had been …