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Save Your Money, Skip The MBA, And Go To Startup Grad School Instead

The cofounders of Away met at Warby Parker and show how they used early career experiences at startups to launch their own brand.<p>If you have dreams of one day launching your own startup, the idea of getting an MBA may have crossed your mind. After all, business schools are great at explaining how …

Startups

First-Time Managers, Don’t Do Your Team’s Work for Them

Not long ago, I worked with a client who was stepping into management for the first time. Terry, a highly regarded marketing associate in a pharmaceutical firm, had just been asked to lead a marketing team. In this new role, she was responsible for directing a group of bright, but inexperienced …

Management

The World's Biggest Oil And Gas Companies

From Exxon to Rosneft to Petrobras, here are the world's biggest oil and gas companies -- and the people who control them. (With data from WoodMackenzie.)

General Electric's twisted knot of jobs promises to France

"From France," General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt declared last May, "we can create the technology the world needs."<p>"Some might even mistake GE for a …

Citi Just Made "Global Recession In 2016" Its Base Case Scenario

Over the weekend, we reported that in a dramatic turn of events, the research division of Japan's second biggest brokerage house, Daiwa, did what …

Economics

$20 Oil? Goldman Says It's Possible

We’ve long framed collapsing crude prices as a battle between the Saudis and the Fed. When Saudi Arabia killed the petrodollar late last year in a …

US Warns Of "Unprecedented" Russian Military Buildup In Syria: "It's Starting To Look Like Crimea"

On Wednesday, we brought you an in-depth look at the latest from Syria where Russia is apparently in a mad dash to send reinforcements to Assad and …

U.S. oil exports: Coming soon?

America could soon be exporting a lot of oil.<p>Momentum is building fast on lifting the ban on U.S. oil exports. Some believe the ban may not even live to see its 40th birthday this December.<p>A powerful combination of forces, starting with the massive United States shale oil boom, cheap gas prices and …

In Major Escalation, Washington Demands Greece Blocks Its Airspace For Russian Flights To Syria

Last week, when reporting that at least according to the White House,Russian presence in Syria is no longer disputed, we said that regardless if …

A Strategist's Guide To Power Industry Transformation

by Norbert Schwieters and Tom Flaherty<p>In many ways, the electricity industry makes an unlikely candidate for disruption. Not much changed between the 1880s, when Thomas Edison began building power stations, and the start of the 21st century. Top business leaders rarely had to think about …

Graduation!

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Life In A Cashless World: How Cash Became A Policy Tool – An Interview With Dr. Harald Malmgren

<i>Submitted by Erico Matias Tavares of Sinclair & Co.</i><b>Cash as a Policy Tool – An Interview with Dr. Harald Malmgren</b><i>The Hon. Dr. Harald Malmgren, Chief</i> …

Slow Ideas

Some innovations spread fast. How do you speed the ones that don’t?<p>Why do some innovations spread so swiftly and others so slowly? Consider the very different trajectories of surgical anesthesia and antiseptics, both of which were discovered in the nineteenth century. The first public demonstration …

Scott Adams' Secret of Success: Failure

What's the best way to climb to the top? Be a failure.<p>If you're already as successful as you want to be, both personally and professionally, congratulations! Here's the not-so-good news: All you are likely to get from this article is a semientertaining tale about a guy who failed his way to …

Motivation

The New Path To the C-Suite

Artwork: Leandro Erlich, <b>The Staircase</b>, 2005, metal structure, wood, vinyl tiles, 14.75′ x 11.5′<p>We know that different times and different circumstances call for different leadership skills. So when it comes to managing your own career, how do you prepare yourself to move up? What abilities should …