Controversies

Leadership

What Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From The Wing Controversy

The predictable and preventable problems that plagued The Wing could happen to any fast-growing company.

Jeff Bezos Gets Slammed for Meager 690,000 Donation to Australian Wildfire Crisis

The Amazon CEO's donation is less than he makes in five minutes

Mark Zuckerberg's Former Mentor: 'The People at Facebook Live in Their Own Bubble'

Early investor Roger McNamee explains his concerns about the platform's trajectory.

Jack Dorsey Reveals His Biggest Regret About Twitter

But he wasn't clear about what he's doing to solve it.

5 Considerations You Should Take Before Declaring a Company Stand on Politics or Social Change

Taking a stand is about your values, not your marketing strategy.

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