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Peter Thiel on Competition, Brainwashing and Forging Your Own Path
If I Knew Then

Peter Thiel on Competition, Brainwashing and Forging Your Own Path

The controversial innovator and member of the 'PayPal mafia' talks about competition, the advantages young entrepreneurs have, what he is glad he didn't know when starting up.
Nina Zipkin
When Innovation Means Playing God
Innovation

When Innovation Means Playing God

Innovation is creation, and that has consequences. We need to understand that.
Ray Hennessey
Failure Is Not an Option. It's Required.
Failure

Failure Is Not an Option. It's Required.

A CEO explains the best way to react when a team member makes a mistake.
David Hassell
Richard Branson on the Value of Debate in Business Partnerships
business relationships

Richard Branson on the Value of Debate in Business Partnerships

To resolve conflicts with business partners, try humor, debate and when necessary, a strong drink.
Richard Branson
Google Co-Founder Larry Page to Step Back From Duties to Focus on 'Bigger Picture'
Google

Google Co-Founder Larry Page to Step Back From Duties to Focus on 'Bigger Picture'

Sundar Pichai will now oversee products such as search, maps, Google+, commerce, advertising and infrastructure.
To Be Successful, Do Only What Matters
Networking

To Be Successful, Do Only What Matters

Popular wisdom says your sphere of influence -- your communications and social network -- should be big. Popular wisdom is wrong.
Steve Tobak
3 Things to Know to Lead from the Bottom
Leadership

3 Things to Know to Lead from the Bottom

Before making a leap to a new company, figure out the workplace culture to know how best to have influence as a leader of change.
Steve VanderVeen
Google Bolsters Artificial Intelligence Efforts With Oxford University Partnership
Innovation

Google Bolsters Artificial Intelligence Efforts With Oxford University Partnership

The tech giant is hiring more than half a dozen leading academics and experts in the field to accelerate its efforts.
Beyond Gaming: Oculus Rift Founder's Predictions for Virtual Reality's Future
Virtual Reality

Beyond Gaming: Oculus Rift Founder's Predictions for Virtual Reality's Future

The budding technology can have applications for business meetings, medicine, education and more.
Gabrielle Karol
The 25 Best Workplaces in the World
Employee morale

The 25 Best Workplaces in the World

Google, SAS Institute, NetApp, W.L. Gore & Associates and Belcorp round out the top 5.
Geoff Weiss
Claim to Be the Uber of X. Enliven Your Company With the Right Analogy.
Business Models

Claim to Be the Uber of X. Enliven Your Company With the Right Analogy.

Give your startup some inspiration by modeling it after a successful enterprise. This will help you explain your business to outsiders and provide insights for future direction.
Miles Jennings
Kickstarter Campaign for 'World's First Real Hoverboard' Launches Today
Innovation

Kickstarter Campaign for 'World's First Real Hoverboard' Launches Today

While the hoverboard's actual capabilities are limited, the project is intended to get people interested in applications for hover technology that extend beyond the board.
Laura Entis
The Idea vs. Execution Debate: Why Ideas Are Everything
Editor's Note

The Idea vs. Execution Debate: Why Ideas Are Everything

Leonardo da Vinci never stopped exploring and challenging conventional wisdom. And neither should you.
Amy Cosper
How Android TV Is a (Video) Game Changer
Video Games

How Android TV Is a (Video) Game Changer

The man behind Google's first foray into the set-top business discusses how gaming will evolve.
John Gaudiosi