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Pepsi Ignites Outrage With Kendall Jenner Ad
Controversies

Pepsi Ignites Outrage With Kendall Jenner Ad

Just because you can, it doesn't mean you should.
Nina Zipkin
What Does Uber Need to Do to Fix Its Battered Reputation?
Inspiring Your Team

What Does Uber Need to Do to Fix Its Battered Reputation?

The ride-hailing company appears to be saying the right things, but only time will tell if it can walk the walk, too.
Nina Zipkin
Starbucks Now Has Spring Cups, and They Look Kind of Familiar
Starbucks

Starbucks Now Has Spring Cups, and They Look Kind of Familiar

Although the coffee chain's seasonal cups have courted controversy in the past, we think it will be pretty safe with these new designs.
Nina Zipkin
Uber Says It Will No Longer Use Tech to Target Law Enforcement
Uber

Uber Says It Will No Longer Use Tech to Target Law Enforcement

It had a 'playbook' to thwart sting operations, according to The New York Times.
Nina Zipkin
3 Lessons Every CEO Can Learn From Travis Kalanick's Emotional Meeting With Uber's Female Engineers
Inspiring Your Team

3 Lessons Every CEO Can Learn From Travis Kalanick's Emotional Meeting With Uber's Female Engineers

One of the engineers took the CEO to task about the harmful culture of Uber and its peers.
Nina Zipkin
Under Armour CEO Comes Out Against Trump Travel Ban. Read His Full Text Explanation.
Trump & Business

Under Armour CEO Comes Out Against Trump Travel Ban. Read His Full Text Explanation.

After a week of controversy, the CEO says the words that sparked a boycott did not reflect his intent.
Entrepreneur Staff
Disney, Google Cut Ties With YouTube Star PewDiePie for Posting Anti-Semitic Content
YouTube

Disney, Google Cut Ties With YouTube Star PewDiePie for Posting Anti-Semitic Content

YouTube's most popular creator will no longer work with Maker Studios or stream the second season of his reality show on YouTube Red.
Entrepreneur Staff
Netflix Show About Nasty Gal Founder to Premiere This Spring
Netflix

Netflix Show About Nasty Gal Founder to Premiere This Spring

'With a show being made about your life, I think the smartest thing is to kind of stay out of the way,' Sophia Amoruso said.
Nina Zipkin
10 Memorable Quotes From the 'Worlds Greatest Showman' P.T. Barnum
Innovation

10 Memorable Quotes From the 'Worlds Greatest Showman' P.T. Barnum

He co-created the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, which is closing its doors after 146 years.
Nina Zipkin
McDonald's to Donate Meals to the Homeless in Vatican City
McDonald's

McDonald's to Donate Meals to the Homeless in Vatican City

It seems that the controversial McDonald's location is trying to get on its new neighbor's good side.
Nina Zipkin
McDonald's Opens Near the Vatican
McDonald's

McDonald's Opens Near the Vatican

The Church leadership isn't exactly a fan of the new Golden Arches location.
Nina Zipkin
Speak Your Mind, But Know Your Facts
Controversies

Speak Your Mind, But Know Your Facts

Consider counterbalancing your freedom of speech with your right to remain silent. Both are precious.
Phil La Duke
Richard Branson: Just Say Yes to Smoking Pot With Your Kids
Radicals & Visionaries

Richard Branson: Just Say Yes to Smoking Pot With Your Kids

The billionaire Brit dropped a smoke bomb of skunky parental advice at a conference for entrepreneurs yesterday.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Sumner Redstone's Battle Is a Lesson In How Not to Lead
Leadership

Sumner Redstone's Battle Is a Lesson In How Not to Lead

Redstone's battle with his Viacom team and board shows why founders or CEOs have to learn to bow out gracefully.
Ray Hennessey