Geoff Weiss

Geoff Weiss

Staff Writer

Geoff Weiss is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com.

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Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi: 'I Don’t Think Women Can Have It All'
Leadership

Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi: 'I Don’t Think Women Can Have It All'

'The biological clock and the career clock are in total conflict with each other. So we’re screwed,' she joked, speaking at The Aspen Ideas Festival on Monday.
Boston Installs Phone-Charging Solar Benches Across City Parks
Technology

Boston Installs Phone-Charging Solar Benches Across City Parks

The Soofa not only charges devices on-the-go, but captures environmental data such as weather, noise levels, air quality and number of passersby per hour.
Tinder Suspends Co-Founder Over Sexual Harassment Claims
Business News

Tinder Suspends Co-Founder Over Sexual Harassment Claims

Whitney Wolfe, former vice president of marketing, says she was repeatedly called a whore by top Tinder execs, and that her status as a co-founder was revoked because she was female.
Why This Startup Opens Its Doors to Total Strangers for a Weekly Coffee Date
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Why This Startup Opens Its Doors to Total Strangers for a Weekly Coffee Date

Washington, D.C.-based marketing firm Sisarina invites the public into its offices every Wednesday to foster a sense of community and open dialogue.
Sweden's Six-Hour Workday Experiment Officially Kicks Off Tomorrow
Business News

Sweden's Six-Hour Workday Experiment Officially Kicks Off Tomorrow

The year-long initiative seeks to determine whether reducing hours leads to increased productivity and fewer sick days.
How First Grade Classroom Etiquette is Impacting Time-Management Rituals at Google Ventures
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How First Grade Classroom Etiquette is Impacting Time-Management Rituals at Google Ventures

After seeing how a classroom full of first graders reacted to a certain gadget, a design partner at Google Ventures decided to test it out at the SEO giant.
Here's Why Your Envy-Inducing Facebook Feed Is All Just a Big Fat Lie (Video)
Social Media

Here's Why Your Envy-Inducing Facebook Feed Is All Just a Big Fat Lie (Video)

Our friends' lives can appear perfect as viewed through the garbling lens of social media. 'But are they really?' a new viral video asks.
Supreme Court Unanimously Rules Police Can't Search Smartphones Without a Warrant
Technology

Supreme Court Unanimously Rules Police Can't Search Smartphones Without a Warrant

'The fact that technology now allows an individual to carry such information in his hand does not make the information any less worthy of the protection for which [America's] founders fought.'
Cracker Jack Seeks Relaunch on Social Media
Marketing

Cracker Jack Seeks Relaunch on Social Media

The company is hoping to drum up buzz with its first ad campaign in several years, which will take place on Facebook
Whole Foods Fined for Overcharging California Customers
Business News

Whole Foods Fined for Overcharging California Customers

Think Whole Foods is too expensive? The city attorneys of Los Angeles, Santa Monica and San Francisco are of a similar mind.
Etsy Snags Parisian Startup in Largest Acquisition Yet
Business News

Etsy Snags Parisian Startup in Largest Acquisition Yet

Etsy has scooped up 'A Little Market' -- a Paris-headquartered digital marketplace that also specializes in handmade crafts -- for a reported $100 million in cash and stock.
Nest Opens Its Software Platform to Developers in Bid to Conquer the Connected Home
Technology

Nest Opens Its Software Platform to Developers in Bid to Conquer the Connected Home

Consumers will now be able to control their Whirlpool washers and dryers, Mercedes-Benz vehicles and Logitech remote controls through Nest's operating system.
Google's First Server and a Crumpled Napkin Are About to Get Museum Treatment
Business News

Google's First Server and a Crumpled Napkin Are About to Get Museum Treatment

The Smithsonian will launch an American Enterprise exhibit in 2015 that will run for at least the next two decades. Here's an inside look at some of the objects to be featured.
5 Awesomely Entrepreneurial Artifacts That Will Soon Live at the Smithsonian
Business News

5 Awesomely Entrepreneurial Artifacts That Will Soon Live at the Smithsonian

From one of Henry Ford's experimental tractors to Planters' iconic Mr. Peanut mascot, a look at some of the objects in the museum's upcoming American Enterprise exhibit.
British Airways to Offer 'Slow TV' -- Hours of Repetitive Footage Aimed to Sedate
Lifestyle

British Airways to Offer 'Slow TV' -- Hours of Repetitive Footage Aimed to Sedate

British Airways passengers in need of a nap will soon have the option to zone out on hours of footage of people knitting, walking in the park and feeding birds.
Google-Owned Nest Buys Dropcam, a Home-Monitoring Startup, for $555 Million
Technology

Google-Owned Nest Buys Dropcam, a Home-Monitoring Startup, for $555 Million

The deal signals that the connected home industry is rife with potential and gaining tremendous steam.
T-Mobile Announces Data-Free Music Streaming, iPhone Test-Drive Program
Technology

T-Mobile Announces Data-Free Music Streaming, iPhone Test-Drive Program

'Why don't AT&T and Verizon offer unlimited data plans?' asked T-Mobile CEO John Legere at the company's latest Uncarrier event. 'They're greedy bastards.'
How to Recruit and Retain an Impassioned Sales Staff (Infographic)
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How to Recruit and Retain an Impassioned Sales Staff (Infographic)

A new study by career community Glassdoor sheds some light on what motivates sales staffers.
The Soul of Entrepreneurship: How Giving Back Adds Value
Franchises

The Soul of Entrepreneurship: How Giving Back Adds Value

Giveback programs help franchises grow their community footprint and some can even be customized by individual franchisees.
Elon Musk: I'm Afraid of a 'Terminator'-Like Catastrophe
Technology

Elon Musk: I'm Afraid of a 'Terminator'-Like Catastrophe

In an interview with CNBC, Musk said his investment in the artificial-intelligence venture Vicarious marks an effort to keep tabs on a potential robotic uprising.
In the Face of Sudden Tragedy, How This CEO Was Able to Rise Anew
Leadership

In the Face of Sudden Tragedy, How This CEO Was Able to Rise Anew

Just three weeks after moving to Atlanta for her very first CEO role, JuE Wong's husband died of a heart attack. This is her remarkable story.
Your Customers Can Now Direct Message You on Yelp
Business News

Your Customers Can Now Direct Message You on Yelp

The new direct-messaging tool aims 'to ensure people never have to leave Yelp to find all the info their hearts’ desire,' the company said.
Will.i.am Wants You to Buy This Eco-Friendly 3-D Printer
Technology

Will.i.am Wants You to Buy This Eco-Friendly 3-D Printer

The Ekocycle Cube, priced at $1,199 and shipping later this year, purportedly turns old plastic Coke bottles into ‘beautiful objects,’ the artist says.
250 New Emojis Are Coming, Including 'Man In Business Suit Levitating'
Technology

250 New Emojis Are Coming, Including 'Man In Business Suit Levitating'

The update also calls for 'Fog,' 'Reversed Hand With Middle Finger Extended' and 'Derelict House Building.'
How This French Fry Franchise Spreads Its Quirky Company Ethos Via Mobile Gaming
Franchises

How This French Fry Franchise Spreads Its Quirky Company Ethos Via Mobile Gaming

To educate consumers and incoming employees alike, French Fry Heaven CEO Scott Nelowet knows that people like to learn through play.
Domino's Introduces 'Dom,' a Siri-Like Voice Assistant to Process Pizza Orders
Technology

Domino's Introduces 'Dom,' a Siri-Like Voice Assistant to Process Pizza Orders

A computer-generated voice tool named Dom will enable users to customize their pies and also browse local menus and coupon offers.
Why Franchises Have Discovered Food Trucks
Franchises

Why Franchises Have Discovered Food Trucks

The Original Soupman -- of Seinfeld fame -- says the food truck business offers unique opportunities for franchisees.
Starbucks Will Fund Online College Degrees for Thousands of Employees
Business News

Starbucks Will Fund Online College Degrees for Thousands of Employees

College juniors and seniors who work more than 20 hours per week will be eligible to enroll in a tuition-free online program with Arizona State University.
10-Year-Old Boy-Genius is One of the Youngest High School Graduates Ever
Lifestyle

10-Year-Old Boy-Genius is One of the Youngest High School Graduates Ever

Sacramento, CA's Tanishq Abraham joined Mensa at age four and expects to graduate from college by 12 or 13.
Priceline Snaps Up OpenTable for $2.6 Billion in Cash
Business News

Priceline Snaps Up OpenTable for $2.6 Billion in Cash

The acquisition, expected to close later this year, represents the online travel company;s initial foray into the dining industry.

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