• SUCCESS
    Ecological restoration success is higher for natural regeneration than for active restoration in tropical forests

    Abstract Is active restoration the best approach to achieve ecological restoration success (the return to a reference condition, that is, old-growth forest) when compared to natural regeneration in tropical forests? Our meta-analysis of 133 studies demonstrated that natural regeneration surpasses active restoration in achieving tropical forest restoration success for all three biodiversity groups (plants, birds, […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Entrepreneurs Need More than Funding. They Need a Community.

    CREDIT: Getty Images With the exception of my Uncle Steve, I was well into my 20s before I ever knew an entrepreneur personally. And Uncle Steve’s litany of troubles with the IRS–and tendency to borrow money for smokes from my dad–weren’t exactly an inspiration to go out and risk it all on my own idea. That […]

  • When life is a fate worse than death

    Karen Ann Quinlan lived two lives. Her first life was that of a regular middle-class girl in Scranton, Pennsylvania: she swam, she skied, she dated, she attended mass with her family, she went to high school, and she worked at a local ceramics company. However, this life changed after she was laid off from her […]

  • When life is a fate worse than death

    Karen Ann Quinlan lived two lives. Her first life was that of a regular middle-class girl in Scranton, Pennsylvania: she swam, she skied, she dated, she attended mass with her family, she went to high school, and she worked at a local ceramics company. However, this life changed after she was laid off from her […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Private sector workers more motivated in their jobs than State employees

    Millennials are highly motivated. Stock photo Private sector workers are increasingly more motivated than their public sector counterparts. Almost 90pc of private sector workers are either motivated or very motivated in their work, compared with 84pc of public sector workers, according to the Employee Motivation Survey produced by accounting and consulting firm Mazars. The number […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak: Motivation is more important than knowledge for achieving success

    The most important ingredient to becoming successful is having motivation, says Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. “Having a purpose, motivation — motivation is worth more than knowledge,” says Wozniak says, speaking at eMERGE technology conference in Miami, Fla., Monday. Wozniak co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs in 1976. “You can teach all the right things and that […]

  • SUCCESS
    Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak: Motivation is more important than knowledge for achieving success

    The most important ingredient to becoming successful is having motivation, says Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. “Having a purpose, motivation — motivation is worth more than knowledge,” says Wozniak says, speaking at eMERGE technology conference in Miami, Fla., Monday. Wozniak co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs in 1976. “You can teach all the right things and that […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Entrepreneurs Look (And Sound) Different Than You Think

    Manufacturing is sexy. Sounds crazy? Just wait! When I say creative, rarely does manufacturing come to mind. Yet making and manufacturing are the original forms of creation, and manufactured goods are at the core of our economy. Keeping manufacturing local is critical, not just for the direct jobs it creates, but for the induced economic […]