Business leaders say return to office provides more innovation

December 15, 2022
The battle to get employees back into the office is about to get more heated as we head into 2023.

Calling all geniuses

November 10, 2022
The 2022 winners of the prestigious MacArthur Genius Grants have been chosen for their, well, innovative thinking and little gray brain cells.

What if I’m wrong?

October 14, 2022
Bronx-born chef Kwame Onwuachi learned some hard lessons when in 2017 he opened his first high-end Afro-Caribbean restaurant Kith/Kin in Washington, D.C. to rave reviews.

Side-hustling his way to $1 million

September 14, 2022
When Levi Newman originally joined Fiverr in 2014, he started with small jobs as low as $5, taking in around $100 in a few days. Now, having written more than 15,000 unique descriptions generating more than $1.2 million in revenue to date for clients including Disney, he has taken the side hustle full-time

This micro-startup spotted what others missed

August 10, 2022
It all began when teenager Jaime Ibanez of Fort Worth, Texas bought Lays chips in bulk and sold them to his friends at a profit in South Hills High School.

It looked bad for these 3 dreamers. But then…

August 10, 2022
Need a little inspiration after that last project flop? Read on.

The lesson of Amazon’s ‘flywheel’

July 13, 2022
“Amazon’s retail flywheel is famous,” writes John Rossman in the book Think Like Amazon. “Yet what is it exactly?”

Learn from the craziness of the minor leagues

May 11, 2022
Look at your organization and give it a letter grade when it comes to creativity in naming everything from your products to your internal processes. What’s keeping you from getting bolder and more fun?

Give employees room to figure it all out

April 13, 2022
Writer Susan Orlean has always found stories of the extraordinary in the seemingly ordinary. In the book The New New Journalism: Conversations with America’s Best Nonfiction Writers on Their Craft, Robert S. Boynton asks Orlean about her reporting routine—which, you’ll quickly see, bears a strong resemblance to how people struggle to pitch product or process ideas to their boss.

Key websites for execs who need ideas

March 2, 2022
The internet is so vast, finding useful tools for your executive can be an overwhelming endeavor. It helps when you can get some solid recommendations, especially by a pro who knows what they’re talking about. Here is a list of some valuable sites from’s Jenn Leach, a self-professed “total course junkie, online tool and resource junkie.”