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Legos

Ever wonder what's behind those brightly-colored, plastic bricks from your childhood? By being unconventional, Lego has built a blockbuster global brand. Read More...

Microphone

When Tom Merritt got fired, he turned around a bad situation by building his own podcast. Now he gets 20,000 listens a day - sometimes cashing in is the best reward. Read More... 

Businesswomen

We’ve all heard Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In” advice, but are we tipping too far? Writer Maria Konnikova explains why Sandberg’s prescription for success may overlook the science. Read More...

Fireworks

What if the economy is surging, but no one realizes it? Read More...

Clay Christensen

The push for efficiency and short-term profit could destroy our long-term economy and stall innovation, argues Clayton Christensen, from Harvard Business School. Read More...

Clay Christensen, Harvard Business School professor and expert on disruptive innovation, talks to Kara about why he sees the American economy headed in the same direction as Japan. Read More...

Golden doors

Want to live like a Medici? Then it's time to stop listening to people just like you. Real innovation, says Frans Johansson, author of "The Medici Effect," comes from bringing ideas from one field into another - think doctors collaborating with teachers. Read More...

Howard Schultz

Sometimes little bets are the ones that really pay off. Author Peter Sims talks about how surprisingly small moves have helped launch everything from Facebook to Pixar to the comedy routines of Chris Rock. Read More...

Sidewalk Chalk Art

Lavishing money on cool projects isn't just for billionaires - or millionaires - any more. We look at how the Awesome Foundation has grown so quickly by offering "micro-grants for flashes of micro-brilliance." Read More...

Hipster Glasses

There’s a lot more to glasses than meets the eye. Dave Gilboa, the co-CEO of Warby Parker, talks about shaking up the industry, creating a new business model, and saving customers money. Read More...

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