The SourcingService Journal 2016

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13 Lesser-Known Techniques for Battling Burnout

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Career burnout affects everyone -- including me. In early 2013, I found myself facing a serious case of burnout, where business and health stresses piled up to make my life feel unmanageable. But I made it. I took a breath, went for a …

Setting sail for a better future

Say goodbye to capitalism: welcome to the Republic of Wellbeing

Guardian sustainable business,Economic growth (GDP),Sustainable development goals,Sustainable development,Environment,Economics,Business,Global development,Happiness indices,Corporate social responsibility,Health & wellbeing,Life and style,World news<p>If governments and companies are serious about …

Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Here's How to Know for Sure.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Dr. Travis Bradberry, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform …

Emotional Intelligence

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It Only Takes Five Minutes to Become a Morning Person

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How you start your day sets the context and your mindset for the rest of the day.<p>Yet, most people start the day with procrastination by hitting the snooze button, telling their subconscious that they don’t even have the self-discipline to …

What can a South Sudan brewery teach us about business in conflict zones?

Done well, corporate investment in volatile countries can have a positive impact - but companies need to first understand the risks<p>SABMiller’s brewery in South Sudan is struggling and may face closure within weeks. This news is perhaps not surprising. Ethnic tensions and political discord have …

The 8 Key Rules of Starting the Business of Your Dreams on a Shoestring Budget

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, before the Internet was pervasive, before everyone carried a smartphone and before do-it-yourself software tools were available for free, it was difficult to reach a critical mass of new customers without spending a …

Hawaii First to Harness Deep-Ocean Temperatures for Power

A small but operational ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) plant was inaugurated in Hawaii last week, making it the first in the world. The …

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

Self-improvement

Adept at Adapting

spacer<p>Welcome back, Insider!<p>Thank you for being a Gates Notes Insider. I feel lucky that I get to connect with so many people like you. -Bill …

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Meet the Mastermind Who Designs Private Jet Vacations for the Ultra Wealthy

"I was inducted into the Travel Hall of Fame in England for having invented experiential holidays. There was no such thing before," Geoffrey Kent …

Why Food, Sleep and Exercise Are Critical to Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How we care for our bodies affects our performance at work. Skipping your twice weekly workout because you believe you are strapped for time leads to negative habits that impact your overall happiness and productivity. Similarly, ordering …

10 Examples of Companies With Fantastic Cultures

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Having great company culture is no longer just an option. Today’s workers consider it as much as they consider salary and benefits. In fact, fantastic company culture is almost <i>expected</i> along with other traditional benefits.<p>While the …

New rice variety could feed the planet without warming it

A new type of genetically modified (GM) rice might significantly lessen the impact of agriculture on the climate. The plant, equipped with DNA from …

8 Advantages Highly Sensitive People Bring to Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Highly sensitive people are “different” but different in the way that businesses need. The highly sensitive see things in ways others cannot and are the world’s greatest innovators. These are the people you want running your businesses. …

Facebook Is Making it Easier for Businesses to Chat Privately With Customers

The social media megaloth Facebook today announced a new suite of features to make it easier for businesses to use its internal, private chat to talk to customers.<p>As a business owner, if a customer leaves a comment on your Facebook page, you now have the option to pick up the conversation in the …

The Suez and Panama canals are being expanded, but some ships still won’t fit into either

Today, it’s hard to grasp just how big a deal the Suez Canal was in its day and for decades beyond—although the illustration above, painted the day of the canal’s inauguration in 1869, gives some indication. In effect it was transportation’s version of the Internet: Along with the opening of the …

How Airbnb and Dropbox Achieved Tremendous Growth With Referral Marketing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When looking at successful companies like Airbnb or Dropbox, it’s easy to forget that they too were once a burgeoning startup. Like any other business, they started from obscurity and had to establish themselves in front of customers …

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.<p>Learning the new skills necessary to start a new …

Fuel cell industry charges forward thanks to big corporate customers

Businesses that want low-carbon, reliable distributed power are turning to fuel cells which, if costs come down, could compete with solar and wind energy for these deep-pocketed customers<p>Unlike solar panels or wind turbines, fuel cells are usually hidden from sight. But a growing number of big …

4 Habits of Millionaires That Work for Everyone

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m humbled that my career as a penny stock trader has helped earn me the title “millionaire,” and I’m even more blown away to count two of my students among the ranks of this elite club.<p>Having worked my way up from a few thousand dollars …

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