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Coal plant retirements will continue despite Trump’s EPA pick

The appointment of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reveals that President-elect Trump is …

How to Frame and Install a Partition Wall

Creating rooms starts with building walls the right way.<p>Remodeling a home usually consists of removing and building walls. These are both jobs that a motivated DIYer can take on and save some money in the process. Building a wall starts with assembling and installing the frame, which are the …

Smog chokes China cities, grounding flights, closing roads

BEIJING (AP) — Thick, gray smog fell over Beijing on Tuesday, choking China's capital in a haze that spurred authorities to cancel flights and close …

Tinder's cofounder reveals the 5 jobs women are most likely to swipe right on

Tinder's cofounder Sean Rad reveals the top 5 jobs that women find most attractive on Tinder and explains what goes into making a successful profile on his popular app.<p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Twitter

Jeffrey Zeldman Shares His Advice for Aspiring Freelance Web Designers

Starting out as a freelancer in the web industry can be a daunting experience.<p>From finding new clients to balancing cash flow, many first-time …

UX Design

6 Animation Libraries to Save Time and WOW Clients

JavaScript and CSS libraries help web designers and developers be better at their jobs, while alleviating common pain points encountered when …

Travel hackers spent $4,300 on a luxury trip to the Maldives — and saved $22,000

Daraius Dubash and Emily Jablon are experts at finding ways to take luxury vacations without the luxury price tag. On Million Mile Secrets, they share the best ways to earn enough airline miles, hotel points, and rewards to travel around the world.<p>Using their skillset they recently took a trip to …

‘Failure and innovation are inseparable twins’: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos offers 7 leadership principles

You don’t choose your passions; your passions choose you. Be stubborn on your vision, but flexible on details. Failure is necessary for invention. …

Is Your Employee Ready to Be a Manager?

You have an ambitious team member who’s asking to be promoted to manager. He’s great at his job, but is he really ready to lead? How do you judge his skills and experience? What’s the best way to measure his potential?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>As a manager, you’re always on the lookout for the next …

Employment

Productivity Problems? Fix These 6 Workplace Issues

If productivity is suffering, it might not be your staff's fault. Learn the six workplace issues that could be impacting employee productivity.<p>You hired your staff for a reason. If there had been red flags on their resume, the recruiter never would have called. If their interview had been a …

Employment

How to Manage a Toxic Employee

There’s that one person on your team — the bad apple who has nothing positive to say, riles up other team members, and makes work life miserable. If you can’t fire him, how do you respond to his behavior? What feedback do you give? How do you mitigate the damage he inflicts?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> …

Self-help

Four Work Habits You Need To Change At Each Stage Of Your Career

This GE exec shares how she learned to change her working methods as she’s taken on bigger leadership roles.<p>I accepted my first management role early in my career, heading up a 15-person team at GE Global Research’s semiconductor laboratory. It was a big step at the time, but today I manage 28 labs …

Leadership

4 Types of Meetings You Need to Cancel Now

Holding a productive meeting is an art -- one few business leaders have mastered.<p>Holding a productive meeting is an art. Unfortunately, it's one few business leaders have mastered. Instead of thinking of team meetings as exciting brainstorming sessions or collaborative ways to solve problems, …

Time Management

12 Rules of Engagement When Running Design Critiques from NASDAQ’s Aaron Irizarry

Critiques can be an invaluable part of your design and development process. They offer you a forum to solicit feedback from your peers and …

Branding Mistakes You're Making Right Now

Your brand is so much more than a fancy tagline and a logo. Once you develop your brand and integrate it properly, it should become an aspect of every single part of your business. Since your brand encompasses so much of your identity as a company, it’s important to get it right by avoiding these …

Branding

Employees Want This Perk More Than Snacks, Gym Memberships or Cool Office Design

This in-office perk wins over office design, food, and on-site amenities.<p>Visit any hot-in-town startup, and you'll see how hard the company strives to be the coolest, most fun, fairest of them all. Beautifully designed office spaces. Kitchenettes stocked with food and drinks. Nap pods, yoga, and …

onsite

53 design terms and tips to help marketers level-up

When I first started out in marketing, I didn’t quite predict that I’d be a part-time designer, too.<p>Now, in 2016, visual content is more than 40X more likely to get shared on social media than other types of content and it’s become obvious and even necessary for all of us marketers to have at least …

Winning Companies Lead With A New Culture Mindset

With today’s interactive social media and the real-time Internet, both customers and employees see inside your company easily, so you can’t hide your real company culture. At the same time relationship perceptions have become the biggest drivers to customer loyalty and employee engagement. Thus in …

First-time buyers are going straight for the forever homes

However, it proved to be a good investment. Years later, when we moved to San Diego we found we could afford to buy a larger home. As our family grew, we've moved twice more to larger homes to accommodate a family of six.<p><b>That Was Then</b><p>That concept of a <i>starter home</i> is "quickly becoming a real estate …

7 Quick Fixes for Your Biggest Shipping and Fulfillment Problems

Shipping can be a headache.Lost packages. Damaged products. Hidden fees.Getting your products to your customers is a complex process and there are …

Brainstorming Is Dumb

Studies show it produces fewer good ideas than when people think on their own. Thankfully, there’s a better way to work in groups.<p>If you work in an office, your boss has probably forced you into a brainstorming session or two (or 12). Brainstorming, after all, is supposedly a killer way to come up …

Creativity

Incorporate Fitness Into Your SWAT Training

Part of the SWAT lifestyle is fitness; make no mistake about it. Teams should not have the "look" of a model but actually just good sound fit …

Combat-tested U.S. bombers headed to Pacific

<b>(CNN) —</b> The U.S. Air Force is sending bombers with thousands of hours of combat experience to Guam this week to bolster the U.S. military presence in the Asia-Pacific, the service says.<p>The B-1B Lancer bombers from the 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron dropped more than 2,000 "smart bombs" during …

Military

Why I Unsubscribed 83,000 Emails (and Think You Should, Too)

If you are an email marketer, chances are that the majority of the articles you read are about growing your list, getting more opens, clicks, etc.<p>But …

The 7 Stages Of Branding

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Just yesterday I was talking to marketing head of an eCommerce company and he shared lots of insight about Branding. He talked how his company …

Selling

Want to Build a Great Brand? Keep It Simple

If you work for a huge organization, you know firsthand what complexity looks like: An ever-expanding product line, ever more elaborate technology, …

Type Is The Most Important Element Of Your Company’s Brand

“Type is your brand,” says type legend Bruno Maag, founder of font studio Dalton Maag.<p>Sure, he’s biased. As a font designer with a career spanning over 25 years, Maag has worked for <i>The New Yorker</i>, Monotype, Nokia, and most recently, Amazon, for whom he helped create the Kindle’s new Bookerly font. …

Typography

The Workplace Of The Future: Brought To You By Art, Education, Travel, And Startups


By Meg Osman7 minute Read<p>The workplace of the future is always being created. Every day, companies are introducing new ideas, strategies, and …

The Workplace

How to Find Your Unique Branding Proposition

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Karen Tiber Leland’s book</i> The Brand Mapping Strategy<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes<p>I don’t believe in ruthless competition. I honestly think that if you’re great at what you do …

Marketing