Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:36:00 -0400When Mariatu Turay was homeless after fleeing war-torn Sierra Leone with her mother at the age of 16, she fell back on the hair braiding skill she had learned at school where all the girls had to plait their hair. Now she is a leading African designer on the London fashion scene.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:28:00 -0400Considering all the needs and preferences of your employees – whether introverts or extroverts – allows you to create the right kind of thriving work space that increases productivity and has everyone performing at their best.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:00:00 -0400As the COO of a company, I was under a huge amount of stress on a daily basis.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:45:00 -0400It's easy to feel stressed out. There are so many demands such as meetings to attend, to-do lists to be completed, and phone calls to be made. There is a way out. If you meditate for even ten minutes, you'll feel better. Learn ways to do a simple but powerful meditation.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:25:00 -0400A recent Harvard Business Review article argues that returns on capital will be low for a long time. Businesses should lower hurdle rates, but what else? Focus on growth, the authors suggest, but there are reasons to be cautious. Experimentation is a good idea, but could waste executive time.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:17:00 -0400Your first job is to help other people. Your second is your actual job. The better you are at no. 1, the easier no. 2 becomes.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:41:00 -0400Jana Rich, founder of Rich Talent Group, joins Forbes contributor Kara Goldin, CEO and founder of Hint, Inc., for a discussion about company culture and executive communication.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:39:00 -0400Facebook Messenger, Amazon Echo’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, and other chatbots and voice response systems powered by artificial intelligence (AI) have begun to make inroads into customer service and customer support. But some customer service experts, including at Zappos, have been bucking the trend.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:30:00 -0400Many like to think leadership is defined by a style. However, research suggests three hallmarks of leadership strength that you may not have considered before but, with just a little extra focus, could greatly change your ability to influence greatness in your organization.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:56:00 -0400Unlike other small businesses, family-owned companies carry their own set of unique challenges and obstacles. Here are four solutions to taking control, and driving success in yours.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:00:00 -0400Forbes 30 Under 30 alums at Wiivv Wearables launch a custom, 3D-printed sandal on Kickstarter. Cofounder and CEO Shamil Hargovan, 29, hopes it will be just the beginning of what can be done with 3D-printing technology.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:00:00 -0400The man behind the Fountains of Bellagio continues to reinvent his industry through a unique company culture.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:25:00 -0400The business world is abuzz with talk of artificial intelligence, it’s applications and the use of tools like artificial neural networks. But, what about real (or biological) neural networks and the potential that they could offer? Here's some examples of what you could be missing out on.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:20:00 -0400Hand-picked stories for entrepreneurs.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:13:00 -0400Teams make better decisions than individual managers and executives 75% of the time. And since decision making drives business performance, that decision advantage goes straight to the bottom line.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:36:00 -0400Cyber London - styled as Europe's first security accelerator - aims to help cyber security startups take their products to market. So what's in it for participants and for corporate backers, such as BAE Systems?
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:19:00 -0400One reason why McCourt succeeded was he took control of the baseball team's sale process.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:35:00 -0400Skuid Founder and CEO Ken McElrath discusses the vision behind his company, the future of enterprise apps, and his vision for redefining how businesses are operated.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:47:00 -0400The British Journal of Health Psychology found that the more fruits and vegetables people consumed (up to seven portions), the happier, more engaged and more creative they tended to be. To find out even more ways to keep employees happier, keep reading.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:17:00 -0400Unlike the major costs associated with a food startup, being at a commercial kitchen such as the Entrepreneur Space allows me to concentrate on my product instead of worrying about the costs of opening a restaurant.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:44:00 -0400The Bank of England's chief economist, Andy Haldane, has spoken about the U.K.'s 'productivity puzzle,' innovation and the need for better company management. Online tools - including an app - are being created to shine a light on the relative performance of companies and encourage remedial action.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:00:00 -0400In traditional programs, formerly incarcerated people get short-term job training that funnels them into low-paying jobs, At Refoundry, they first learn to build furniture from discarded materials and then Refoundry incubates them into their own businesses.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:00:00 -0400When everyone talks and writes about culture, they often leave out one crucial aspect: trust. If a team doesn’t have trust in one another, it can never have truly great culture.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:20:00 -0400Here’s the thing I’ve learned during my first foray into an open office environment: The positives outweigh the negatives. Even as my company grows, and we move to new and bigger office space, my plan is to abandon the whole idea of a corner office and remain seated among my people.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:36:00 -0400SXSW just wrapped up and we had a blur of a time interviewing, experiencing, and eating our way through it.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:50:00 -0400In the age of Google searches, social media, online video and presentations, are tradeshows really that beneficial to you and your business? Before packing your bags, consider this:
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:12:00 -0400Three questions great leaders ask their team.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:29:00 -0400Mitsubishi Motors' future product chief wants to polish company icons, and more
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:12:00 -0400Stepping into a new job with greater responsibility? Maybe even the CEO role? Congratulations! But you better think hard about what you’re going to do first. What follows is the advice we give to friends and clients, written in the form of a letter.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:00:00 -0400Hubble Contacts founders Ben Cogan, 27, and Jesse Horwitz, 28, are trying to shake up the contact lens industry with $30/month, Instagram-friendly daily lenses by subscription.