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Create a Growth Culture, Not a Performance-Obsessed One

Here’s the dilemma: In a competitive, complex, and volatile business environment, companies need more from their employees than ever. But the same forces rocking businesses are also overwhelming employees, driving up their fear, and compromising their capacity.<p>It’s no wonder that so many C-Suite …

Management

Snoke's Backstory Finally Explained by 'Last Jedi' Book and Serkis

Supreme Leader Snoke might’ve been killed by Kylo Ren in <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>, but the towering space wizard still has a rich, untold backstory. …

Andy Serkis

Darth Vader Marvel Star Wars Issue #12: With power comes enemies

Photo Credit: Marvel, Lucasfilm<p>In the latest issue of Darth Vader from Marvel Star Wars, the Dark Lord of the Sith discovers it’s not only the …

What Does STAR WARS REBELS’ Big Reveal Mean for EPISODE IX?

With each new entry this season, <i>Star Wars Rebels</i> has been shaking fans to the core. Between intimate character moments, surprising cameos from some …

Star Wars: 15 Crazy Things You Didn't Know Happened Between Episodes 4 And 5

The tide of the Galactic Civil War forever changed when Luke Skywalker blew up the Death Star. The galaxy recognized that the Empire was vulnerable …

Solo: A Star Wars Story's Alden Ehrenreich and Jon Kasdan explain why the Millennium Falcon looks so different inside

As we’ve seen from the trailers and recent promotional material for <b>Solo: A Star Wars Story</b>, the iconic Millennium Falcon is receiving a makeover for …

J.J. Abrams on The Last Jedi fan backlash: "Their problem isn't Star Wars, their problem is being threatened"

Though <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> was an unqualified financial and critical success, there was still a small (yet loud) section of the fanbase that …

The Showrunners Of ‘Game Of Thrones’ Have An Original ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy Coming

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are one of Hollywood’s hottest tickets, at the moment. They launched, and are now in the process of wrapping up, the incredibly successful <i>Game Of Thrones</i> and now the question of what they’re doing next has been answered. It’s just been announced they’re making an …

TV Series

The SOLO Trailer Shows Han’s Gold Dice in an Unexpected Place

After what felt like an incredibly long wait, the first trailer for <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> has arrived. The action-packed footage gives us a glimpse …

Student 3D prints extraordinary 6-string electric violin

Musician Sean Riley from the University of Texas at Austin designed and 3D printed a special 6-string electric violin to play a unique …

Darth Vader Comic Explains How Rey Gained Force Abilities

Haters of the new Star Wars movies often argue that Rey’s powerful Force abilities came out of nowhere, and <i>The Last Jedi</i> revealed that to literally …

Darth Vader

Why ‘The Last Jedi’ Might Be Making A Difference For Girls [Opinion]

<i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> is scoring big reviews with many critics, although according to Rotten Tomatoes (and several groups of internet trolls, …

Star Wars

6 TED talks to help you be better with money

Over the years, a handful of TED speakers have shared their wisdom for taking control of your personal finance.<p>Here are some ideas to consider the next time you're feeling stressed about money.

TED Talks
Star Wars

Here’s What Really Happened to Ben Solo’s Lightsaber in THE LAST JEDI

What happened to Ben Solo’s lightsaber? Before he was Kylo Ren, powerful warrior of the dark side, scourge of computer consoles, and the First …

Star Wars

19 Books Bill Gates and the CEOs of Microsoft, Google, PayPal, and Wal-Mart Think You Should Read | Inc.com

What I know about successful people is this: They love to devour books to expand their minds. Bill Gates has stated that he reads about 50 books a year. Mark Zuckerberg? About 24 books a year.<p>But the undisputed king of reading remains Warren Buffett, who spends 80 percent of his day reading. …

Bill Gates

What Really Happened To Luke At The End Of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

<i>Warning! “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” spoilers below.</i><p>He started as a starry-eyed kid who just wanted to go to Tosche Station to pick up some power converters. Now, 41 years later, Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) has leveled up to legend status.<p>In “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” Skywalker heroically casts …

Luke Skywalker

‘The Last Jedi’: Rian Johnson Explains Why Shattering Fan Theories About Rey’s Parents Was Essential

Just when you thought "The Last Jedi" solved the mystery of Rey's parents, here comes Rian Johnson to provide some doubt.<p><b>Spoiler Warning: This</b> …

20 Expert-Level Cameos to Spot in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

When it comes to <b>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</b>, there is <i>so</i> much to discuss. Naturally, there are very serious aspects of the film to unpack. Are Kylo and …

Star Wars

Of Course There Was A Secret In That Big 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Cameo

<b>Warning! “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” spoilers!</b><p>When it comes to “Star Wars” cameos, there is <i>do</i> or <i>do not</i>. There is no try. And “The Last Jedi” certainly <i>did</i>.<p>In the film ― after Rey (Daisy Ridley) leaves Ahch-To to make contact with Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) ― a frustrated Luke (Mark Hamill) decides it’s …

Star Wars

THE LAST JEDI Shows Why It’s Okay for Our Heroes to Disappoint Us

<b>Warning: The following contains major spoilers for The Last Jedi.</b><p>It’s hard to imagine there is a single <i>Star Wars</i> fan who was happy to learn what kind …

Luke Skywalker
Star Wars

Rian Johnson Addresses the Big Changes to the Force in The Last Jedi

One of the most jarring things in <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> is how it takes fans’ preconceived notions of the Force and changes them. Things we’ve …

The Last Jedi ship designs include Ralph McQuarrie sketches and Easter eggs for fans

After more than 30 years, <i>Star Wars</i> is finally looking to the future, both in its story and aesthetics.<p>Since the release of <i>Return of the Jedi</i>, most of …

Star Wars

Star Wars "fans" should remember being a fan doesn't mean unequivocal love (or hate)

<i>Note: This post contains minor plot points from</i> The Last Jedi.<p>Because it’s 2017, and because the internet exists, the backlash to <i>The Last Jedi</i>’s …

Star Wars

Star Wars: a distinctly British Hollywood blockbuster

In the new BBC Four documentary The Galaxy Britain Built: Droids, Darth Vader and Lightsabers, David Whiteley discovers why Star Wars, probably the …

Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Secret Role In The Last Jedi Probably Went Over Your Head

While we still can’t confirm if Ellie Goulding was in <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>, we <i>do</i> know of another random celeb who managed to score a role in the …

Star Wars

Star Wars: The Last Jedi’s Hitchcock-style twist is its best moment

Taking a knife — or lightsaber — to expectations<p>Maybe it’s easy to take for granted these days just how subversive <i>Psycho</i> was in 1960. Its first-act twist — Marion Crane, our ostensible hero, is brutally stabbed by an unseen killer while in the shower — is a radical gesture, proof that director …

Kylo Ren

The Last Jedi Killed My Childhood, and That's Exactly Why It's Great

The response to <i>The Last Jedi</i> has been divisive to say the least. Some love it because it takes <i>Star Wars</i> in a bold new direction; some hate it for the …

Did 'The Last Jedi' Just Make Darth Revan Canon?

While the short answer is probably yes, the broader explanation is very complicated.<p>Thousands of years before Luke Skywalker went into exile on …

Star Wars