Saket Kumar

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Pepperidge Farm president: I failed in grad school and bounced back

From entrepreneur to corporate all-star, Irene Chang Britt talks to <i>Fortune</i> about her road to success.<p>FORTUNE — Pepperidge Farm (CPB) president Irene …

Unlock Your Creative Genius: 4 Steps To Being Provocative With A Purpose

It’s time to abandon your fear of provocation. You can take risks, be bold, and be creative without sinking the ship–or your career. In fact, it’s what employers value most.<p>“Why?” is the question I never take for granted.<p>So when my 4-year-old daughter bombards me with the never-ending barrage of …

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It is far too soon to talk about a cure for Aids. And even if it were a cure, it would be expensive and risky. But two patients in the US have been taken off their HIV drugs after bone-marrow transplants seemed to clear the virus from their bodies: http://bbc.in/18vOX7S #Aids #HIV How hopeful are you that a cure for the virus will be found?

Sub Rosa's Michael Ventura discusses how the digital world has changed the nature of experiential marketing and how brands should be looking at creating meaningful experiences that fit consumers' SoLoMo lifestyles: http://trib.al/lZHv9ZC

What Successful People Do With The First Hour Of Their Work Day

Many successful people schedule themselves a kind of grown-up home room at the start of every day. You should, too–here’s how.<p>Remember when you used to have a period at the beginning of every day to think about your schedule, catch up with friends, maybe knock out a few tasks? It was called home …

Data Show Economy Skating On Thin Ice

Consumers are just about as confident as they were six years ago, but the gritty facts of the U.S. economy do not look promising at all.<p>Fresh data out Friday morning paint a picture of confidence in the face of unpleasant facts. The University of Michigan and Thomson Reuters consumer-sentiment …

3 Entrepreneurial Skills You Won't Learn In Business School

Business school was great. I learned about a broad variety of topics I had never been exposed to before—accounting, finance, strategy, and marketing—all of which were very important in starting my own company, Bunndle.<p>But shortly after getting started, I realized there were a few things b-school …

Leadership Lessons From A Master Of Internet Retail

In 2010, Neil Blumenthal and three friends launched Warby Parker, which stated by selling eyeglasses online and, unlike most web retailers, is now moving into brick-and-mortar stores. The company offers its own line of vintage-inspired frames that sell for just $95 a pair, including prescription …

How to decide which ideas you should prototype: http://trib.al/jjG2YOj

The World's Richest Women In 2013

More women have joined the ranks of the world’s wealthiest, but as a group females still hold a small sliver of total 10-figure fortunes. Of the 1,426 people on the new 2013 Forbes list of the World’s Billionaires, just 138 are women. That’s up from 104 women last year. New women billionaires …

How Frank Ocean, Warren Buffett, And Other Badasses Deal With Soul-Sucking Haters

If jerks are being jerky to you, just “don’t ever forget the reason you started doing what you do.” That and five other smart tips on not letting the steez-challenged mess with your steez.<p>As we in the career hustle know, the moment you start doing awesome work, you become vulnerable to people …

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How to be clever in the battle of disputes

Disputes in business are an unpleasant fact of life. Litigation is a bruising process, likely to impact significantly on cash flow and time. To avoid …

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Pepsi's Chief Design Officer On How To Invest In Innovation

"Design is not just about packaging. It's about people and fulfilling needs," says Porcini. While shiny objects may unlock engagement, customer loyalty comes from how a product or company makes a person feel and the story it tells them about themselves.<p>People don't just buy a pair of designer shoes …

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The 17 Best Pieces Of Advice You'll Ever Hear

It's also worth hearing the advice from parents, grandparents, and everyone in between that's stuck with regular people and had an impact on their lives<p>A recent Reddit thread asked users "what's the absolute best advice you've ever been given?" We've collected the very best answers.<p>Via Reddit user …

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How To Become A Better Speaker Overnight

You're asked to speak at an important event. It's an incredible opportunity. You should be thrilled... but since you rarely speak in a formal setting, all you can think about is bombing.<p>The ability to captivate an audience is a skill that takes years to develop. If you don't have that kind of time, …

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3 Rules Every Entrepreneur Should Live By

You’re already lean. Here’s how to get agile.<p>The startup world has made a religion of killing the sacred cow: anything that reeks of business-as-usual is frowned upon. Graduating from university? Unnecessary. Cubicles? Please. PowerPoint? Shame on you.<p>And while this very dismissal of orthodoxy has …

Alex Atala, The World's Most Influential Chef, Shares 8 Simple Rules For Success

How much would you pay to hear tips on how to become successful from one of the 100 most influential people worldwide? Would you pay an extra premium if the guidelines came from the only chef in the list?<p>Brazilian superstar chef Alex Atala shared tips on how to achieve success in a conference …

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Will Malaysia's brain drain block its economic ambitions?

<b>Willson Lee is a proud Malaysian, but he left the country five years ago.</b><p>The Japanese grill in Hong Kong's crowded district of Causeway Bay is just one of a handful of restaurants he now runs in China.<p>Over plates of marbled beef, Mr Lee explained that he used to have businesses in Malaysia ranging …

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