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The most important asset a company has in today’s world is the creative power of its workers. But that talent economy might not last forever, warns Roger Martin, author of Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works. Read More...

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Entrepreneurship gets a lot of media attention. But despite all the hype, data shows the ranks of entrepreneurs are actually shrinking, according to Ben Casselman, chief economics writer for FiveThirtyEight. Read More...

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Forget little improvements in gadgets or delivery speed. Courtney Reagan, CNBC’s retail reporter, and Howard Anderson, a lecturer at Harvard Business School, discuss what retailers really need to change to stay relevant in the coming years. Read More...

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Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks, created a cultural shift in the way that we consume coffee. But he also had more early failures than successes, says Nancy Koehn, a historian at Harvard Business School. Read More...

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When an inventive patent officer got tired of the tedious proofreading process his job entailed, he started searching for a better way to make copies. Read More...

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The difference between winning or losing a game can come down to fractions of a second. Ben Shields, from the MIT Sloan School of Management, and Jessica Gelman, of the Kraft Sports Group and co-founder and chair of the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics conference, discuss how science and data have taken sports to the next level. Read More...

IHub Live Panel

In the 21st century, are creativity and power shifting from large corporations to individuals? From Suffolk University's Modern Theatre, Kara Miller and her guests tackle the question. Panelists include: Jason Pontin, editor-in-chief of MIT Tech Review; Nicco Mele, author of The End of Big; Jessica Banks, founder of Rock, Paper, Robot; and Karim Lakhani, professor at Harvard Business School. Read More...

Lakhani and Mele talk at IHub Live

At Innovation Hub's recent live event, Karim Lakhani from Harvard Business School and Nicco Mele, author of The End of Big, discuss the extent to which power has left the hands of corporations and migrated to individuals. Read More...

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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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