The chips are down – The Japanese government wants to build three flashy casinos | Asia

Feb 6th 2020 TOKYO AS HE PACES the cramped cell in Tokyo where he is being held on suspicion of corruption, Akimoto Tsukasa may be wondering where it all went wrong. In 2017, while serving as the minister in charge of the government’s scheme to build Japan’s first casinos, he flew by private jet to […]

My Employees Helped Me Build a Billion-Dollar Tech Company

Here’s an inside glimpse at our workplace culture. February 6, 2020 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. As far as backstory, the title really says it all. I’m extremely proud of the success I’ve had as an entrepreneur and CEO of KnowBe4, but I certainly never could have achieved that […]

Japan Races to Build New Coal-Burning Power Plants, Despite the Climate Risks

“Japan is an anomaly among developed economies,” said Yukari Takamura, an expert in climate policy at the Institute for Future Initiatives at the University of Tokyo. “The era of coal is ending, but for Japan, it’s proving very difficult to give up an energy source that it has relied on for so long.” Japan’s appetite […]

7 Growth Mindset Activities To Build Your Mindset

Whether you are leaping into learning through college, university, or on your own time, there is one thing that is key. That is your mindset. While these experiences in life will challenge you, it is your mindset that will determine whether you will succeed or fail. But also how much you grow. In the end, […]

How to Build an Authentic Instagram Audience

To make engagement happen fast, play the long game. January 27, 2020 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. As a writer, landing a book deal has always been a huge goal of mine. But in early conversations with literary agents, much of the feedback was the same: “Your book idea is great,” […]

GM Picks Detroit Factory to Build Driverless Shuttle, Electric Trucks

General Motors Co. GM -2.46% said it will build a new autonomous vehicle at a plant in Detroit, solidifying its hometown as a hub of future technology as it bets big on driverless and electric vehicles. GM will manufacture a self-driving people-mover for Cruise, its San Francisco-based autonomous-vehicle subsidiary, at the auto maker’s Detroit-Hamtramck assembly […]

“Build, Build, Build” – The Philippines, a country with dreadful traffic, may start to unclog | Asia

Jan 25th 2020 MANILA SHOULD YOU get up at 4am to get to work on time, or risk waiting until five? That is the question confronting many commuters in Manila, the capital of the Philippines, which has some of the world’s worst traffic jams. Geography is one reason: the 2m people trying to get in […]

How to Build New Habits With An Accountability Partner

Are you struggling to build new habits? While it’s important to first understand how the habit loop works, you should also start to collaborate with an accountability partner. What Is an Accountability Partner? An accountability partner can be likened to a partnership where you mutually consent to mentor each other and offer feedback on an agreed […]

Michelle Pfeiffer’s Fragrance Brand Took 20 Years (and Plenty of Rejection) to Build

She wanted the fragrance industry to be more transparent.The fragrance industry said no. So the actress took matters into her own hands. December 31, 2019 15+ min read This story appears in the June 2019 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe » Hear Michelle Pfeiffer discuss her company on the Entrepreneur podcast Problem Solvers: When Michelle Pfeiffer […]

5 Tips to Help You Build Your Network

This founder’s event marketing company is known for curating gift bags and onsite brand integrations for award shows, red carpets, premieres and more. December 20, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Rachael Cosgrove, the founder of Gift Bags by Rachael, is a marketer who connects brands with high-profile events […]

How To Build Trust And Transparency In The Cannabis Industry Right Now

In an industry like cannabis, it’s all about adapting and continuing to learn to establish trust. December 19, 2019 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Cannabis is a complex and multidimensional product with a variety of chemical components, which offers a diverse range of products that can produce varied effects. The […]

The Advice That Helped Okta’s CEO Build a $14 Billion Company

Todd McKinnon became a billionaire on paper this summer running a company that’s hardly a household name. Mr. McKinnon is chief executive of Okta Inc., a technology company that links various software applications together securely for businesses. Okta is among the most richly valued of a cluster of so-called cloud companies, and its stock has […]

Papers, please – African countries are struggling to build robust identity systems | Middle East and Africa

Dec 7th 2019 JOHANNESBURG THE FIRST thing that visitors to the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg see is a wall of identity cards—the pieces of paper that determined where people could live and work and whom they could love. From the outset, the apartheid regime’s ability to discriminate against “nie-blankes” (non-whites) depended on having a robust […]

How to Master Your Management Skills and Build a Strong Team

Are you the kind of person who wants to achieve massive success in your life? Do you have the mental toughness to make that happen? I think we can all agree that no matter your ambitions, achieving success can be difficult; and over time, the daily grind can take a toll on your physical, mental, […]

Rather Than Importing Their Food, Coastal Cities Can Build Their Own Floating Farms—Like This One

This floating farm in the Netherlands is taking sustainability to a whole other water level. The food industry is responsible for producing massive amounts of greenhouse gas emissions simply through transporting goods and produce into a city. In fact, one in four freight trucks on the highway is responsible for transporting food into urban areas. […]

Activists Build a Grass-Roots Alliance Against Amazon

SAN FRANCISCO — Amazon flourished over its first two decades with little opposition and less scrutiny. A new coalition and a report unveiled on Tuesday make clear that era is over. The coalition, Athena, comprises three dozen grass-roots groups involved in issues like digital surveillance, antitrust and working conditions in warehouses. The goal is to […]