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4 Things You Didn't Know About Leading a Business 4 Things You Didn’t Know About Leading a Business by @JeffBoss9 via @Entrepreneur | The appeal of owning a business can be alluring. The freedoms to make your own decisions and to do what you want, when you want and with whom you want to are glamorous enough to compel any type “A” personality into breaching the entrepreneurial world...
Inside MIT's Virtual, Robotic Workplace Inside MIT’s Virtual, Robotic Workplace by @vivian_giang via @FastCompany | Could a robotic workforce be the secret to work/life balance? At any given meeting at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s business school, it’s become standard to have a few telecommuters dial in through a conference line, and one or two come in as robots...
5 Essentials for Cultivating Intrapreneurial Employees 5 Essentials for Cultivating Intrapreneurial Employees by @DixieDynamite via @Entrepreneur | I can’t even count the number of times I’ve heard, “I want employees who really take ownership in the business.” Few of the people who said it could tell me what that looked like in practical application...
Star Wars-like hoverbikes may one day come to a military near you Star Wars-like hoverbikes may one day come to a military near you by Ronald Chavez via @mashable | Star Wars fans are likely aware of the awesomeness of speeder bikes, which are capable of hovering and zipping through the air. Now, the concept is closer than ever to becoming a reality. U.K.-based engineering startup Malloy Aeronautics has invented a real-life hoverbike that could easily pass for a speeder bike and it could be coming to the U.S. military in the near future...
How Can Healthier Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Help Women Succeed? How Can Healthier Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Help Women Succeed? By Alex Krause via @KauffmanFDN | Think of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in your community. Does your ecosystem support an industry of creativity, manufacturing, or both? Who are the individual entrepreneurs? How many of them are women? Last week I attended the 8th Diana International Research Conference, which focuses on research in women’s entrepreneurship. The topic du jour: Women Entrepreneurs in Ecosystems....
This Robot Can 3-D Print A Steel Bridge In Mid-Air This Robot Can 3-D Print A Steel Bridge In Mid-Air by @DrCrypt via @FastCoDesign | In 2017, Dutch designer Joris Laarman will wheel a robot to the brink of a canal in Amsterdam. He'll hit an "on" button. He'll walk away. And when he comes back two months later, the Netherlands will have a new, one-of-a-kind bridge, 3-D printed in a steel arc over the waters.