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  • The Brilliance of Doing Something Stupid Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 2:57 PM ET

    Smart leaders may become wise leaders when they have the foresight or courage to make unpopular and counter-intuitive decisions.

  • Disney University: The Power of Free Popcorn Saturday, 6 Apr 2013 | 2:33 PM ET

    "Mickey Mouse wants to know if you would like this big, fresh box of popcorn." The power of free popcorn, a lesson from Disney University.

  • CEOs: Act Like a Local and Avoid Global Blunders Saturday, 6 Apr 2013 | 11:11 AM ET

    Did you just stick your foot in your mouth? It's all too easy to commit a social faux pas when doing business in a foreign country. Here are some tips for keeping it classy.

  • Yes You Can! Find Work When There Are No Jobs Sunday, 31 Mar 2013 | 2:53 AM ET

    This author was recently out of work and out of hope, but in his new book he shares his real-life advice on how to find a job when it seems hopeless.

  • The author identifies the most common sacred cows at work and reveals how to overcome the dangerous behaviors that masquerade as virtues.

  • Five Steps to Brilliant Innovations Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 1:07 PM ET

    In her new book, this author offers five ways to help you to innovate everything from personal problem solving to entrepreneurial aspirations to tackling larger, more complex global issues.

  • A New Corporate Crisis: Lack of Loyalty Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 12:04 PM ET

    In these trying times - inspiring loyalty will help you get the most out of your team and lay the foundation for lasting success, says this author.

  • Facebook's Sandberg Wants to Lead New Women's Movement Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 10:24 AM ET
    Sheryl Sandberg

    Sheryl Sandberg helped build Facebook into a multibillion-dollar company. Now, she wants to build a new women's movement. USAToday reports.

  • 'Fat Cat' Alert: Ultimate Survival Skills for CEOs Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 12:24 PM ET

    Hey Fat Cats, time to shape up! Far too often, C-levels get too comfortable and completely disregard the possibility of getting fired.

  • Want More Productive Workers - Give Them Hope Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 10:46 AM ET

    After years of international research, this author found that hopeful employees are happier at work, more engaged and get this - a whopping 14% more productive.

  • Whether we are making plans for the office or for our personal lives, subtle forces can sidetrack us from our carefully laid plans and derail our decisions, says this author.

  • You Can't Buy Customer Loyalty: New Book Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 11:57 AM ET

    The authors say we're now in the "Relationship Era" where brands and companies needs to cultivate values and connections.

  • Barnes & Nobel Founder Bids For Retail Business   Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 10:00 AM ET
    Barnes & Nobel Founder Bids For Retail Business

    John Tinker, Maxim Group analyst, discusses the founder's buyout bid for the bookstore, and the outlook on the Nook media business.

  • Highly Regarded CEO Reveals Secrets of Success   Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 7:03 AM ET
    Highly Regarded CEO Reveals Secrets of Success

    Alan Lafley, Procter & Gamble former chairman & CEO, reveals the lessons he learned from the corner office in his new book, "Playing to Win."

  • Toys, Not Just Child's Play   Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 7:21 AM ET
    Toys, Not Just Child's Play

    Brian Goldner, President & CEO of Hasbro, discusses his company's game plan to build its brand and shows which new toys consumers can expect to see hitting the shelves soon.

  • Textbook Renter Chegg Braces for Digital Future Saturday, 19 Jan 2013 | 9:44 AM ET

    It was the right idea that maybe came too late — to rent (rather than sell) textbooks to cash-strapped students. CEO Dan Rosenweig knew it from the start.

  • J.K. Rowling's first novel since the final Harry Potter book was published in 2007 includes teen sexuality, prostitution and drug use. In new interviews,  the author talks about stepping out of her comfort zone.

  • Can a Country Have Too Many Billionaires? Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 3:21 PM ET
    Carlos Slim

    A Morgan Stanley strategist has come up with a new yard-stick for national competitiveness: the billionaire indicator.

  • Why Rich Kids Hate Their Parents Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 10:08 AM ET
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    Why do 70 percent of family businesses fail to pass successfully to the next generation? The answer are more emotional than financial.

  • 15-Year Harry Potter Spell Brings Riches to Publisher Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 9:39 AM ET
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

    On June 26 1997, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was first published by Bloomsbury Publishing, with an initial run of only 500 copies in hardcover. On the 15th anniversary of that date, Nigel Newton, the CEO and founder of Bloomsbury published called Harry Potter "transformative" for the company.