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Silhouetted people holding a meeting | Reuters/Yuya Shino
September 8, 2015

Adina Sterling: What Your New Co-Workers Know About You Matters

First impressions follow new hires into their tenure at a job.


Illustration by Tricia Seibold
September 11, 2015

How to Know When It is Time to Switch to Plan B

Novice entrepreneurs often make the mistake of sticking with a business plan for too long.


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August 20, 2015

Susan Akbarpour: “I Want to Change the Way People Shop”

The founder of online tool Mavatar discusses consumer behavior, persistence, and the value of transparency.


A woman hanging dyed yarn to dry at a textile mill on the outskirts of Agartala | Reuters/Jayanta Dey
September 22, 2015

Are Management Practices Changing in Developing Economies?

Workers who feel a sense of belonging stay in their jobs longer.


Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg being escorted by security guards | Reuters/Eduardo Munoz
July 21, 2015

Elizabeth Blankespoor: In IPO Road Shows, the Messenger Is the Message

New research shows that snap judgments of a CEO’s presentation style affect stock price.


Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at a ceremony
August 27, 2015

Why White People Downplay Their Individual Racial Privileges

Research shows that white Americans, when faced with evidence of racial privilege, deny that they have benefited personally.


Chef uses a knife to slice vegetables on a cutting board. | iStock/Chris Gramly
September 16, 2015

Ai Chloe Chien: “I Never Wanted to Be an Entrepreneur”

Company founder targets diseases through cooking schools.


A group of office employees work in front of computers and their work | Reuters/Stephen Lam
September 10, 2015

Lindred Greer: Great Leaders Understand the Fundamentals

Managers are often chosen for reasons other than competence.


 Illustration of the Internet of Things | iStock/DrAfter123
September 18, 2015

The “Wild West” of Innovation is Hotter Than Ever

How to become part of the future of the Internet of Things.

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