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America isn’t the only country hiring highly-skilled workers. If our immigration system is too complicated, there are plenty of other countries willing to put out the welcome mat. Read More...

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Peter Thiel is not content to sit back on his past accomplishments. The outspoken co-founder of PayPal and author of “Zero to One” searches relentlessly for the next big thing. Read More...

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Smaller companies are starting to fill niches that Facebook - the social network behemoth - hasn’t. Gina Bianchini, the founder and CEO of Mightybell, discusses what’s next for social media. Read More...

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America is in danger of losing its innovative edge and sliding into economic malaise. Clayton Christensen, author of The Innovator's Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book That Will Change the Way You Do Business, says that business leaders may be too scared to save us from the downturn. Read More...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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