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Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Idea Moves Forward With Test Track Construction, But Don’t Book Your Tickets Just Yet

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By Jeff Stone An artist’s rendering of a possible Hyperloop station as constructed by Hyperloop Transportation Technologies. The company announced this week it will try to help put Elon Musk’s futuristic transportation plan into action. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Press Few took Elon Musk seriously when, back in 2013, the founder of SpaceX and Tesla Motors […]

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8 Team-Building Mistakes Richard Branson Would Never Make

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August 18, 2015 By John Rampton Richard Branson has launched more than 100 Virgin companies since starting Virgin as a mail order record retailer in 1970. He’s the only person to build eight billion-dollar companies in eight different industries. Because of his success and enthusiasm, entrepreneurs can definitely learn a lot from Sir Richard. And one of […]

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California Dreaming: Record $500 Million Tag on L.A. Home with FOUR Swimming Pools

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One of the biggest homes in U.S. history is rising on a Los Angeles hilltop, and the developer hopes to sell it for a record $500 million. Nile Niami, a film producer and speculative residential developer, is pouring concrete in L.A.’s Bel Air neighborhood for a compound with a 74,000-square-foot (6,900-square-meter) main residence and three […]

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This One Habit Holds Top Entrepeneurs Back

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Judith E. Glaser Hit a wall? So many ambitious and talented leaders plateau and even regress once they “reach the top” of the ladder, mountain or organizational structure they’ve been climbing. There’s a simple reason this can happen, and it sometimes come down to conversation. Top leaders still face new mountains to climb – engaging […]

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Truck Firm Wants to Deploy Delivery Drones on the Move

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Amazon’s drone delivery service may be a little fanciful, but it looks as if another company is working to make something similar to it a reality. Workhorse has applied to the FAA for special permission to begin testing drone delivery made from the back of one of the firm’s electric cargo vans. The idea is […]

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California reduces lawn size for new construction

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Traditionally sized and watered lawns wouldn’t be allowed outside new homes and buildings under stringent new rules adopted by the California Water Commission. File photo by Dean Musgrove — Los Angeles Daily News By Fenit Nirappil, The Associated Press SACRAMENTO >> California extended its drought-inspired purge of idyllic emerald lawns from new developments, with state […]

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How Not to Be Too Busy for Your Own Good

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You’ve likely heard some version of this conventional wisdom about business success: If you work longer, push harder and give more, then you might break through. But you’ve also likely pondered the problem: How can you break through when you’ve pushed yourself to the breaking point? I believe it is time for busy entrepreneurs, managers […]

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July 1, 2015 Largest Gains are in Manufacturing, Amusement, Lodging, Office and Multifamily Spending;Association Officials Call for Greater Public Sector Support of Construction Workforce Development Construction spending climbed in May to the highest level since October 2008, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.  Association officials cautioned, however, that those spending […]

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Are You a Risk-Taker or Just Reckless?

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By nature, business owners are typically risk-takers, choosing to create their own enterprises instead of working for someone else. However, leadership expert Steven Mundahl, co-author of The Alchemy of Authentic Leadership (Balboa Press, 2013) says that the line between necessary calculated risk-taking and reckless behavior is sometimes difficult to determine. By monitoring certain traits, he […]

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Recognizing Opportunity is the First Step to an Entrepreneurial Mindset

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By Amy Rosen Contributor President & CEO, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship For more than 25 years, the organization I run has been teaching young people — mostly high-school-age students — how to think like entrepreneurs. In that time, the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) has exposed more than 500,000 students to the power of the […]

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