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August 21, 2015
An innovator looks outside the classroom to reduce the educational achievement gap.
Mother helps daughter with homework during breakfast
August 20, 2015
The founder of educational technology firm Udemy discusses the importance of focus, support networks, and a strong company culture.
Dennis Yang | Courtesy
August 17, 2015
Business Talent Group CEO Jody Greenstone Miller explains how to build your knowledge and leverage your strengths.
An illustration of a hand holding a compass | iStock/Hong Li
August 14, 2015
The best entrepreneurs marry conviction with adaptability.
An illustration of a brain thinking of many things in many ways | iStock/DrAfter123
August 13, 2015
The founder of gift company Man Crates discusses leadership, his company’s quirky culture, and why he’s “wired for entrepreneurship.”
Jonathan Beekman
August 7, 2015
The best company culture is not where everyone gets a hug.
illustration people standing in a rowboat | iStock/MsEli
August 4, 2015
The organic food movement has momentum, explains an owner of San Francisco grocer Bi-Rite Market.
More Americans are interested in responsible food. | iStock/Joel Carillet
July 29, 2015
Aim for “subtle” product pitches, and find ways to bring your brand loyalists face-to-face with each other.
Authenticity and Focus | Illustration by Tricia Seibold and iStock/chuwy
July 28, 2015
A new analysis shows that some pharmaceutical companies may be dragging their feet on disclosing critical data.
Photocollage by Tricia Seibold. Photos: Reuters/Ali Jarekji; iStock/robstyle
July 28, 2015
USA Today|Code2040 co-founder and CEO Laura Weidman Powers says she's pleased to see major technology companies which once refused to reveal the lack of diversity in their ranks begin to openly discuss unconscious bias.
July 28, 2015
Fear of contagion makes people irrational.
Members of Hong Kong's Health Department participate in a simulation exercise at the Hong Kong International Airport March 17, 2006 | Reuters/Alex Hofford/Pool
July 24, 2015
The founder of Start-Up Chile explains what countries can do to build a Silicon Valley on their home turf.
Courtesy Start-Up Chile
July 23, 2015
Youku Tudou CEO on micro movies and other ways Chinese directors are leveraging the internet.
Victor Koo, chairman and chief executive of  Youku Tudou Inc. | Courtesy Victor Koo
July 21, 2015
Innovation fellow creates an artisan’s business-to-business matching platform.
Craftspeople are the mainstay of India’s non-farming, rural economy. | Courtesy TOTO Express
July 21, 2015|Last year when Brenden Millstein was looking to expand his business, Carbon Lighthouse, he knew the project, which fights climate change, needed someone special.
July 20, 2015
Virgin Unite|A challenge that a group of Stanford MBA students decided to tackle head on, after an eye-opening class trip to Rwanda
July 1, 2015
Installing a solar project is easy. Designing it takes months. Aurora Solar wants to offer a possible solution.
Aurora Co-founder Samuel Adeyemo works on a rooftop installation. | Courtesy of Samuel Adeyemo
June 30, 2015
The founder of Lex Machina discusses integrity, flexibility, and the importance of delegation.
Josh Becker | Courtesy
June 22, 2015
Citrine Informatics brings big data to materials discovery.
A worker in a Shanghai Chaori Solar Energy Science & Technology factory | Reuters/Stringer
June 17, 2015
A bank CEO explains what finance, food and climate change have to do with charitable giving.
Kat Taylor and ranch manager Jeremiah Stent on the TomKat Ranch | Jim Wilson/The New York Times/Redux