entrepreneurship

How have many innovative ideas repeatedly been shut down, ignored or written off? Read More...

Millennials are feminist, progressive, and care a lot about gender equity. Right? According to Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg and Dan Cassino, it’s actually more complicated than that.

It’s relatively simple to organize a massive protest using Twitter and Facebook. And Zeynep Tufekci says that can make resistance movements weaker.

The average white family has 13 times the wealth of the average African-American family. Henry Rock explains how we can use entrepreneurship to lessen that divide.

Thinking up new ways for success

Luck, smarts, or optimism? Author Peter Diamandis tells us the real reasons why billionaires become billionaires, and how he thinks anyone could create the next world-changing idea. Read More...

Venture investor Christopher Schroeder spends a lot of time figuring out where to put his money. His pick for next creative startup powerhouse? The Middle East. Read more...

Jeff Bezos

Time for a little experiment. Open a new tab in your browser and type in the URL “Relentless.com.” It’ll take you to a surprising and probably familiar place: the homepage of Amazon.com. As Brad Stone, author of the new and controversial book “The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon” notes, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos considered “relentless” a fair characterization of the company he wanted to build. But, truth be told, it’s also a fair characterization of the man behind the company.

Are ideas the new currency?

Let’s play a game — identify your dominant hand. Quickly snap your fingers five times with that hand. Now, take the forefinger on your dominant hand and draw a capital “E” on your forehead. Daniel Pink — recently named to the Strategic Advisory Council of outplacement services company RiseSmart — calls this game “The E Test.” It’s been used since the 1980s to measure what social scientists call “perspective-taking.” The results can give us insight into your worldview — do you see things strictly from your own perspective, or do you take the views of others into account?

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