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Cutting back on useless meetings

Companies are starting to rein in pointless meetings because they hurt the bottom line. Video length: 2:19 Access the video here.

July 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

How Detroit was Reborn: The Inside Story of Detroit’s Historic Bankruptcy Case

This is the backstory of how Detroit cleared mountains of debt accumulated over 50 years and emerged with a shot at restoring basic services for 685,000 city residents who deserve … Continue reading

November 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Widespread Nature of Chapel Hill’s Academic Fraud Is Laid Bare

An academic-fraud scandal at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill took root under a departmental secretary and die-hard Tar Heel fan, who was egged on by athletics advisers … Continue reading

October 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

At Zingerman’s, Pastrami and Partnership to Go

Founded in 1982, Zingerman’s Deli is now known internationally for its many huge and creative sandwiches. President Obama ate there recently. (“The Reuben is killer,” he told a cheering crowd … Continue reading

July 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

One Company’s Success Story: Who Needs A CEO Anyway?

The construction industry isn’t often a laboratory for organizational change or state-of-the-art management practices. It’s about as unapologetically old school as it gets. Yet one firm, DPR Construction, has imploded the … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

How The Sharing Economy Is Changing The Places We Work

The sharing economy is powering a rise of new entrepreneurs who need a different kind of office space. Co-working spaces that foster certain communities, like Galvanize, in Denver, cater to that … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

How Online Mapmakers Are Helping the Red Cross Save Lives in the Philippines

Since Saturday, more than 400 volunteers have made nearly three quarters of a million additions to a free, online map of areas in and around the Philippines. Those additions reflect … Continue reading

November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

San Francisco Kitchen Lends Low-Income Food Entrepreneurs A Hand

San Francisco’s Mission District is a cultural crossroads for food, where Mexican bodegas and burrito shops meet gourmet bakeries and cutting-edge California cuisine. It’s also home to a kitchen where … Continue reading

October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jobs’s Great-Man Theory of Technology

In bringing these flaws to screen, virtually unexplored and virtually unexplained, the film, instead of ignoring or celebrating them, ends up doing something else. It justifies them. It implies that … Continue reading

August 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

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