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7 Ways to Intrigue an Audience That Knows Nothing About You or Your Job

Every job has its own incoherent jargon that only insiders know. Sifting that out and thinking back to when you were a newbie can help you make what you do intelligible to those who don't yet know.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You chose your vocation, you …

Public Speaking

18 words and phrases smart people never include on their resumes

While it can be tempting to load a bunch of jargon and glowing language on your resume, there are certain terms and phrases that you should avoid.<p>So, …

36 Small Business Marketing Ideas for a Tiny Budget

<b>Marketing on a small budget is tough, but not impossible.</b> There are plenty of creative, low-cost ways to promote your small business without breaking …

Amazon could buy Macy's, Kohl's, or JCPenney over Target

An analyst's prediction this week that Amazon would buy Target has ignited a fury of speculation about the ecommerce giant's acquisition plans in 2018.<p>Loup Ventures' analyst Gene Munster said that buying Target — and getting access to its 1,834 US stores — would help Amazon to better compete with …

eCommerce

Here's how to answer 5 of the most difficult interview questions

You reworked your resume, perfected your cover letter and landed the big interview. But walking through the door is only the beginning — especially if the interviewer throws some hard-hitting questions your way and you don't know how to respond.<p>"The interview is an elimination process," says Dr. …

Employment

Financial technology startups emerged as serious challengers to financial services in 2017

All the attention in financial services this year has gone to the newest kids on the block: cryptocurrencies. With Bitcoin now eclipsing $15,000 and Coinbase adding more than 300,000 users in one week alone, it’s easy to see why.<p>While cryptocurrencies stole the spotlight, a clutch of companies were …

Se l’Uomo Ragno in India indossa il dhoti: quando un prodotto si adatta a un’altra cultura

Uomo Ragno versione indiana… indossa il dhoti al posto dei classici pantaloni attillati<p><b>Nell’era della globalizzazione non tutto è globalizzabile.</b> Possono esserci casi in cui un <b>prodotto o un personaggio</b> hanno ancora bisogno di essere <b>ridefiniti</b> per acquisire appeal in un territorio.<p>Sapevate ad …

Think retail is dead? Not so fast: Here are 3 retailers that rallied in 2017

There have been a lot of dramatic predictions and opinions about the retail sector in 2017 – including a retail “apocalypse” or the “death of retail” with analysts blaming the “Amazon effect” with shoppers turning to ecommerce sellers at the expense of traditional brick-and-mortar retailers.<p>At the …

Abercrombie & Fitch

Are exoskeletons the future of physical labor?

Ford and others are experimenting with wearable robotics<p>There are 3,500 people working in Ford’s final assembly plant in Wayne, Michigan, where a steady stream of car husks are transformed into drivable vehicles hundreds of times a day. It’s what you might imagine a car factory would be like, if …

Robotics

A Dashboard Gadget That Will Totally Change How You Drive

It was the last car on the rental lot: a white Nissan Altima that looked as if it had hit every pothole and puddle between Ohio, where it got its …

Car Tech

13 Remarkably Inspiring Quotes on Greatness in the Workplace

Words to live, work and lead by from those who have lived a life of greatness, including Albert Einstein, Winston Churchill, J.K. Rowling, Zane Grey, and others.<p>"Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all these things …

Motivation

Poshmark raises $87.5 million for fashion resale marketplace

Poshmark, the app for fashion consignment, has raised another $87.5 million in funding led by Singapore-based Temasek. Menlo Ventures, GGV Capital, Mayfield and others also participated.<p>Having raised $160 million to date, the startup is well-capitalized and plans to use the money to build out its …

Redwood City

Manufacturing-as-a-Service? Amazon Puts Fast Fashion In The Crosshairs With New Patent

With 30+ private label brands and a newly launched Prime Wardrobe service, Amazon has made it clear that it’s going after the apparel business.But …

eCommerce

Replika, l'amico artificiale ha la forma di un bot - Wired

“Ti fa domande, chiede del tuo primo amore, fa battute: in effetti, ti sembra di avere a che fare proprio con qualcuno con cui stai facendo …

The exclusive no-men-allowed club that raised $32 million from investors like WeWork just announced a brand new location — take a look inside

When The Wing, a coworking space and social club for women, launched in October 2016, founders Audrey Gelman and Lauren Kassan didn't realize how large the demand for membership would be or exactly the type of comfort it would provide its members. In the months before the 2016 presidential …

Hillary Clinton

Saudi Arabia is building a $7 billion city on the sand — here's what it will look like

To give its economy a boost, the Saudi Arabian government has been working in recent years to transform hundreds of square miles of desert into new cities that create jobs and diversify the economy away from crude oil.<p>One of the developments under construction is the Knowledge Economic City, set to …

Urban Design

Children are learning to code with new toys they can touch and feel

So you want your kid to grow up to be Mark Zuckerberg? Get them started early. Toymakers are creating everything from board games to wooden logic puzzles to teach children—as young as three years old—how to code.<p>Kano and Primo Toys sell play sets that mix hardware and software, creating a hands-on …

Kids

How to Solve Ethical Dilemmas in a Way That Works for Everyone

Peak performance leaders know how to best resolve arguments and get the team aligned and moving forward together.<p>As business leaders we routinely find ourselves in the middle of arguments. At least we hope so. Because the more passion we generate about our company and its mission, the more our …

Management

DeepMind "never found the limit" of AlphaGo Zero's intelligence

Deep Mind<p>Alphabet’s DeepMind has been making incredible strides in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). Their AI can create pictures based on …

One Year After India Killed Off Cash, Here’s What Other Countries Should Learn from It

Almost a year ago, the Indian government rolled out an unprecedented policy move. Arguably, it was a time when the country was poised for economic success. With $9.49 trillion in purchasing power parity, it was the third-largest (in PPP terms) and the fastest-growing large economy in the world. On …

34 Words You Can Use in Your Resume to Highlight Your Leadership Skills

Let your resume speak for you.<p>One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're …

Leadership

How SAP, Coca-Cola, and Target Develop Their Top Leaders

Discover how fortune 500 companies are increasing employee engagement, company trust scores and ultimately net operating profits.<p>Companies like Coca-Cola and Target go beyond the call of duty when it comes to leadership development, which has recently become quite the trend. But yet only a handful …

Team Building

La campagna LEGO in cui i bambini si costruiscono attorno il proprio lavoro dei sogni

<i>‘Build the future’</i> è una campagna pubblicitaria lanciata da LEGO che parla dell’infanzia, dei sogni e, come dice il titolo, di costruire il proprio …

Gli edifici abbandonati più affascinanti d’Europa

Dal 2014, il fotografo britannico James Kerwin, originario di Norwich, si dedica a ritrarre edifici, chiese, e i luoghi abbandonati più affascinanti. …

You Can Never Build The Future By Looking To The Past

Innovation isn't like operations<p>"The biggest change you are going to see over the next year is that we want to bring our toy stores to life," newly minted Toys R Us CEO Dave Brandon told a reporter a little over a year ago. "I want kids to be dragging their parents to our stores because they want …

Innovation

Want to Achieve Superior Business Results? Focus on the Experience of Work

A more powerful way to create a culture of high performance, and it starts with middle-managers.<p>Workplace researchers conservatively claim we spend a third of our life working. Given that we're living longer, I believe it's closer to half our lives or more. And as we spend more time working, we're …

Employee Engagement

Elon Musk’s Neuralink Gets $27 Million to Build Brain Computers

Neuralink Corp., the startup co-founded by billionaire Elon Musk, has taken steps to sell as much as $100 million in stock to fund the development of …

Elon Musk