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Elizabeth Holmes. Credit: Reuters/Brendan McDermid
December 17, 2018
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What Can We Learn from the Downfall of Theranos?

The health company’s plummet carries valuable lessons for Silicon Valley.

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Jeffrey Katzenberg. Credit: Courtesy of Jeffrey Katzenberg
November 30, 2018
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Jeffrey Katzenberg: Be Original, Be Unique, Be Risky

On this podcast episode, the former CEO of Dreamworks talks about his biggest successes, most epic failures, and bouncing back after being fired by Disney.

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Entrepreneurs in a coworking space. Credit: Reuters/Ivan Alvarado
November 15, 2018
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How to Design a Successful Crowdsourcing Contest

Providing regular updates to competitors during innovation contests yields better solutions faster.
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