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Are false goals about "science" hampering the progress of planning?
Energy levels rise and dip every 90 minutes, here is how to make the most of your time.
SADIE STEIN ENDINGS ARE VERY, VERY HARD—the greater question is less why books disappoint than why any succeed. Each of these is a good book written by someone of great skill who, for whatever reason, choked, rushed, or otherwise ran a narrative off
WHEN I WAS 37, my brother-in-law’s next-door neighbor Tony told me to stop renting and buy an apartment. I couldn’t afford it, I told him. “You won’t be able to afford it next year either,” he said. “Only by then, you’ll have spent another year in re
There’s a smart way to do it. But Trump seems intent on fighting a kind of enemy that no longer exists
I WOULD GUESS THAT MANY, IF NOT MOST, kids who eventually became entrepreneurs wanted to grow up to be sports or TV stars. When you’re a kid, that’s who your heroes are. So it’s a bit ironic how many sports and TV stars, having grown up, now want to
RECENT PORTRAYALS of American slavery—from 12 Years a Slave and Django Unchained to Walter Johnson’s River of Dark Dreams and Sven Beckert’s Empire of Cotton—have emphasized the brutal violence on cotton plantations in the years preceding the Civil W
A conversation with Michael Lewis about his new book on the research of Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky
How China plans to face a world of uncertainties
For folks in the seven-figure club, keeping spending in check is often second nature. In fact, a full 78% of millionaires cite frugality as a reason for their success. If that doesn’t sound like you, develop some new habits.
COST BASED “It’s easy and doesn’t require research,” says Kyle Jensen, director of entrepreneurship at the Yale School of Management. “People figure, ‘I know what it costs to make this widget, so I’ll just tack on another 20 percent and feel good ab
The 19-year old company has been purchased for $88 million, which may be the brand’s last great marketing feat.
A customer-referral program can be an easy, low-cost way to boost sales
Why now is the time to retire the idea of retirement.
Branding is one of the major pain points for entrepreneurs. On the outside it seems simple, but its core is complex.
What do two startups reveal about the pros—and cons—of venture funding?
The customer service platform that solved a big problem for Dropbox, Deckers, and others made it to an IPO the long way: from Denmark to Wall Street
Tired of being dumped by companies after he helped them design products, the ski champion looked for an opportunity to be an owner and manager instead of an endorser
THE CHEAP RENMINBI ONCE TRIGGERED PANIC. NOW? TRY BOREDOM.
It sold 10,000 cans in one hour.
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD FAMOUSLY WROTE, “The very rich … are different from you and me.” And he didn’t mean that in a good way. To paraphrase the author, whose themes often touched on the corrosive effects of extreme wealth, the superaffluent are soft an
It's possible for the U.S. to get tougher on trade in a way that would benefit American workers. But you need a stiletto, not a blunderbuss.
A former BlackRock exec blogs about being your best self | “In the journey of life, don’t we want to be long-call options?”
THEY AREN’T THE STEAL THEY ONCE WERE, BUT THERE ARE STILL BARGAINS TO BE FOUND.
With CEO Muhtar Kent’s departure, the playbook he used may also be on the way out.
When you’re starting a new business, you can get a better feel for the numbers by writing them down
Cheap oil and booming U.S. production lower potential profits | If Trump taxes imports, “I don’t think it’s going to be built”
Too many startups neglect the most important goal: determining why someone would want to buy what they're selling.
JOAN CAPLIN WHEN ODYSSEAS PAPADIMITRIOU left home for college in the U.S., he had every intention of returning. Greece was gearing up for the 2004 Olympics, and the economy was booming. But then he saw the chance to gain more experience by way of a
Many of the world’s most prominent corporate and nonprofit leaders gathered with Pope Francis for this year’s Fortune + Time Global Forum. Their aim? Forging a new social compact.
With successes such as Uber and Airbnb, peer-to-peer businesses are here to stay.