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Don’t Worry—a Human Wrote This
In August 2008, Kim Kardashian cut her foot on a shard of glass and a then-newish celebrity gossip website, TMZ.com, sent out alerts to millions of people. As it happened, I was sitting with several executives, who collectively eye-rolled and argued
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A CEO Takes A Stand
Ed Stack, CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods, transformed his father’s two-store company into the industry’s biggest player. But going up against the gun lobby may have been his riskiest move as an entrepreneur.
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Last-Minute Purchase
Ryan Smith had been planning for months to take his software company, Qualtrics, public. Four days before the IPO, he sold it instead.