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A neon "Pizza" sign
August 3, 2017
Written

Pizza Over Privacy? A Paradox of the Digital Age

Consumers choose convenience over protection.

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Alan DeClerck | Drew Kelly
August 3, 2017
Written

Guardians of Low Earth Orbit

A Stanford entrepreneur is helping the fast-growing commercial space industry navigate a zero-gravity obstacle course.

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A hospital waiting room
August 7, 2017
Written

Why Hospital ER Wait Times Are Often Wrong

Research shows how to improve a system that doesn’t work.

Latest Stories

July 24, 2017
Written

In the Energy Revolution, a Giant Changes Course

How massive energy company Engie is overhauling its culture and strategy.
July 20, 2017
Economic Times
The diversity and complexity of life in a developing economy gives bold entrepreneurs a compelling reason to train their sights on these countries.
July 20, 2017
Written

How Your Perception of Health May Extend Your Life

Stanford researchers found that U.S. adults who believed that they were less active than their peers died younger than those who believed they were more active.
July 20, 2017
Written

What Do We Really Want?

A new study examines the battle between idealized attitudes and those we actually have.
July 18, 2017
Inc 42
A to-do list for entrepreneurs to attract VC funding.
July 17, 2017
Written

Sheryl Sandberg: Develop Your Voice, Not Your Brand

Facebook’s COO on how to pursue a meaningful and successful career.
July 14, 2017
Video

The Link Between Globalization and Political Instability

Job automation and rising tensions in the labor force will bring even more volatility in the future, says political economist David Brady.
July 11, 2017
Written

Humor Is Serious Business

You are not as funny as you should be, and your company is suffering because of it.
July 11, 2017
Written

Sean Hinton: Consider the Nonlinear Career Path

From yurt to boardroom, the CEO of the Soros Economic Development Fund discusses his unconventional path and the reasons impact investing often fails.
July 6, 2017
Written

The Internet of Changing Things

How the spread of computerized gizmos is shifting business models big and small.