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With Chobani Back on Track, Founder Is Staying Put

For months, speculation has swirled that Hamdi Ulukaya, the man responsible for hooking Americans on Greek yogurt, might be forced out as chief …

New York State

Things Are About to Get Ugly at Kraft

For decades, Kraft and other food behemoths offered convenience, comfort, and the promise of a modern lifestyle. But the compound annual growth rate …

Profit

Can Anyone Beat Netflix? One Bollywood Studio is Going to Try

Movie-crazy Indians see Bollywood hits any way they can: crowding around family TVs, piling into dusty village cinemas and swank New Delhi …

Bollywood

Why Introverts Make Great Entrepreneurs

Conventional wisdom says you need to be an extrovert to start a successful business. That’s wrong for all sorts of reasons.<p>Imagine a typical entrepreneur.<p>A quiet, reserved introvert is probably not what first came to mind. Aren’t entrepreneurs supposed to be gregarious and commanding—verbally adept …

Entrepreneurship

Stress Can Be a Good Thing If You Know How to Use It

With all the media and medical attention on stress and its negative health impacts, it is easy to reach the conclusion that stress is irredeemably bad—something to be avoided as much as possible.<p>We have a different perspective. We believe that pursuing a “stress-free” life often causes more stress …

Mindfulness

10 ways to improve your emotional intelligence and become a better leader

It was my technical skills that had gotten me the job, not my leadership skills, as these had barely had the chance to develop.<p>I remember my first day in this new role, one of my direct reports came to see me, and she said she wanted to talk to me urgently.<p>So trying to be a good boss, I took her …

Emotional Intelligence

20 cognitive biases that screw up your decisions

And you might think you approach all those decisions rationally.<p>Yet research suggests there are a huge number of cognitive stumbling blocks that can affect our behavior, preventing us from acting in our own best interests.<p>Here, we've rounded up some of the most commonly cited biases that screw up …

Critical Thinking

Amazon Showrooming Forces Stores to Go Digital on Price Displays

Berkshire Hathaway Inc.-backed Nebraska Furniture Mart used to dispatch an army of employees each morning to update printed price labels throughout …

U.S. Department of Defense

Best Way to Take Notes In Class Isn’t On Your Laptop, Research Finds

• Facebook<br>• Twitter<p>For incoming college freshmen, one of the biggest academic challenges is learning ... well, learning how to learn. And experts say that using a laptop to take notes in class is a step in the wrong direction.<p>The research is clear: Typing out your notes results in decreased …

Teaching

Are You a Leader or a Follower? | Inc.com

Leadership is the art of persuasion--the act of motivating people to do more than they ever thought possible in pursuit of a greater good.<p>It has nothing to do with your title.<p>It has nothing to do with authority or seniority.<p>You're not a leader just because you have people reporting to you. And you …

Leadership

U.S. High Schools Embrace Shooting as Hot New Sport

The giddy 13-year-old boys oohed and aahed as they stared down the black shotgun barrels and aimed at clay targets they imagined whizzing through the …

High School

Inside Shell’s Extreme Plan to Drill for Oil in the Arctic

In a windowless conference room in Anchorage, a dozen Royal Dutch Shell employees report on the highest-profile oil project in the multinational’s …

Oil & Gas Industry

A New (Cheaper) Frontier Airlines, With More Fees and Less Legroom

Carrier’s money-saving tactics pay off, but customers aren’t happy<p>By<p>Jack Nicas<p>Jack Nicas<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@jacknicas<p>jnicas<p>Google+<p>Jack.Nicas@dowjones.com<p>DENVER—Executives behind the rise of ultradiscounter Spirit Airlines Inc. are now transforming this city’s hometown carrier—Frontier …

Flying

Cybersecurity’s Human Factor: Lessons from the Pentagon

The vast majority of companies are more exposed to cyberattacks than they have to be. To close the gaps in their security, CEOs can take a cue from the U.S. military. Once a vulnerable IT colossus, it is becoming an adroit operator of well-defended networks. Today the military can detect and remedy …

Management