Business

U.S. Capitol

Think tanks are a quiet, powerful player that continue to shape American government and public opinion. We look at where they come from - and how they get their money - with Andrew Selee of the Wilson Center. Read More...

student in lab

How do we get more women into the tech sector? SupportPay CEO Sheri Atwood and venture capitalist Eurie Kim discuss strategies to help more women find success in the cutthroat world of Silicon Valley. Read More...

Work

How are jobs - and workers - changing? Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee discuss which robots we should fear, and which we shouldn't. New York Times columnist Tom Friedman weighs in on the future of work. Plus, we may be heading for a 32-hour work week, and find out why money doesn’t make us as happy as we think. Read More...

Idylic Vermont

How do states with smaller populations grab young talent? We look at Vermont’s strategy - and why it’s so tough to lure millennials away from New York, San Francisco, and Chicago. Read More...

wearable tech

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...

Rainbow

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-genius grants for flashes of micro-brilliance.” Read More...

Keyboard

‪Two leading voices in tech, Roger McNamee and Farhad Manjoo, give their takes on how Apple and other tech giants are trying to stay creative.‬ Read More...

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...

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