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A group of women selling jewelry and handicrafts at the walls of the Jaisalmer fort in Rajasthan India. Credit: iStock/Aluxum
September 7, 2018
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What’s the Value of Labor When It’s a Labor of Love?

Artisans who find meaning in their masterpieces are more likely to charge less to connoisseurs.
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Marla Blow | Photo by Jared Soares
June 26, 2018
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Giving Credit to the Underserved

Marla Blow knew her nascent credit card company would face an uphill climb. She did it anyway.

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Sarah Blakely speaking at View From The Top. Credit: Kiefer Hickman
June 21, 2018
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Sara Blakely: Start Small, Think Big, Scale Fast

The CEO of Spanx explains how her hyper-observant focus led to overhauling the undergarments industry.

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The Future of Food

These seven technologies are making farms smarter.
March 28, 2018
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The Case for a Danish-Style Safety Net

Businesses benefit when the government steps in to provide social benefits, a visiting scholar contends.
March 19, 2018
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Love Online: Dating App Executives on Pleasing Their Customers and Measuring Success

Founders of Coffee Meets Bagel, The League, and others discuss their popular businesses.
March 8, 2018
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Navigating the Shifting Seas of Global Government Oversight

Why a Stanford-trained entrepreneur sees gold in all that red tape.
February 20, 2018
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Big Data Dives Deep into the Risk Pool

For Matt Miller, finding better ways to assess a commercial insurer’s exposure involved taking a few risks himself.
February 7, 2018
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What’s Fueling Latino Entrepreneurship — and What’s Holding It Back

Latinos are starting businesses at a higher rate than other ethnic groups, but scaling remains a challenge.
February 2, 2018
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The Rebel Behind Africa’s Telecom Revolution

How Strive Masiyiwa used street theater (and lawyers) to dominate a mobile marketplace.
December 12, 2017
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Chamath Palihapitiya: Why Failing Fast Fails

The Social Capital CEO explains where Silicon Valley gets it wrong.
November 22, 2017
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How Great Entrepreneurs See What Others Don’t

Turn life’s glitches into business opportunities.
November 15, 2017
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“Why Is She Telling Us to Eat Grass?”

The challenge of running a health food company in a country where being overweight is a sign of success.