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Creativity and criticism are like the Chinese principles of yin and yang. | iStock/DrAfter123
June 23, 2015
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Jonathan Bendor: Why Criticism is Good for Innovation

How to quash bad ideas without stifling innovation.

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May 22, 2015
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Jesper Sørensen: How to Be a More Strategic Leader

A professor of organizational behavior explains why strategic thinking is key to taking an idea to the next level.

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Man walking past a wall painting labeled “Map of Start-up” at the Google Campus start-up space in the Gangnam district of Seoul. | Reuters/Thomas Peter
June 9, 2015
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George Foster: Are Startups Really Job Engines?

Entrepreneurship can be personally rewarding and good for the economy, if we wipe the stardust from our eyes.

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June 30, 2015
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Josh Becker: “You Have to Keep Trying Until You Find the Big Opportunity”

The founder of Lex Machina discusses integrity, flexibility, and the importance of delegation.

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Dawoon Kang | Courtesy
May 13, 2015
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Dawoon Kang: “I Want to Make the World a More Loving Place”

The cofounder of an online matchmaking service discusses the value of teamwork, rapid iteration, and perseverance.

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June 22, 2015
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Shaping Tomorrow’s Breakthrough Materials

Citrine Informatics brings big data to materials discovery.
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