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Should Strong Leaders Also Be Great Teachers?

When the powers that be at a company decide that people need to learn something, they often go one of two ways. Sometimes they send people off to training, either in a classroom or perhaps at an off-site location, with an outside teacher or someone from ... [Published Fast Company - 33 mins ago]
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4 Steps To Getting What You Want

Is there something you want so badly that it hurts? Is there a secret goal that you have? Do you wish there was a way to get what you want?If you answered “yes,” then remember these four tips to make your dreams a reality.1. You Are Drawn To That Thing ... [Published Fast Company - 4 hours ago]
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What PayPal's Cofounder Can Teach Us About Embracing Weirdness

When PayPal met the world in 1999 it had stiff competition from Elon Musk’s x.com. The worst part wasn’t the rivalry, but that x.com had practically copied PayPal’s product. Naturally, PayPal was determined to come out on top. For some early employees, ... [Published Fast Company - 5 hours ago]
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Three Reasons Apple Pay Is Going To Work

This story contains interviews with Barry McCarthy , president of Financial Services at FirstData; a Chase Bank representative with knowledge of Apple's Apple Pay plans; and Brett King , CEO of Moven.A key feature of Apple's iPhone 6 is the NFC chip which ... [Published Fast Company - 20 hours ago]
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The First 100 Days Of ClickHole: How Creativity (And George Takei) Keep The Onion-Y Site Sizzling

Getting George Takei to share something you made with his 7 million Facebook followers is like crushing a piñata filled with free pageviews. It's a huge traffic boon for any publisher. And yet, somehow, the Onion 's new parody site, ClickHole , managed ... [Published Fast Company - 7 hours ago]
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5 Habits That Will Help Spark The Best Ideas You've Ever Had

There's no magic trick for generating genius ideas, but these habits will have your creative juices flowing--with some practice.What if whenever someone asked you a question, you had tons of innovative ideas waiting in response? You would be a hot commodity; ... [Published Fast Company - 6 hours ago]
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Greenhouse Roof Transforms According To How Much Sun Plants Need

A new greenhouse design by Danish architecture firm C.F. Møller ditches glass windows for high-tech cladding, which changes transparency to control the amount of sunlight that reaches the plants inside.C.F. Møller was tasked with restoring a hothouse ... [Published Fast Company - 14 hours ago]
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Glitch-Face Is The New Selfie

The omnipresent “selfie” has some pretty particular, pretty annoying visual characteristics. We’ve grown accustomed to the unnatural 45-degree angle that thins the face and exaggerates the eyes (which are usually eerily deadpan, focused on maneuvering ... [Published Fast Company - 14 hours ago]
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The Recommender: Futuristic Space-Age Hip Hop And Photo Gear With Maja Saphir

Maja SaphirName: Maja SaphirRole at Fast Company : Web Photo EditorTwitter: @MYCS7Titillating Fact: I am a Chicago native. I was adopted at 5 weeks old. My mother's family is Swedish and Croatian, which is why I have the "j" in my name. My father's family ... [Published Fast Company - 20 hours ago]
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Uncertainty And Experimentation Pave An Unexpected Path To Success

Before heading out for the weekend, we chat with industry leaders for a glimpse of their lives outside of the office--and what got them where they are today.Doris Tang always admired the kinds of people with early assuredness about their careers--who ... [Published Fast Company - 20 hours ago]
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The Computer-Controlled Driving Experience Is About More Than Just Self-Driving Cars

If you were to design a transport system to use as much energy as possible, with the greatest possible impact on the environment, you'd design a system something like the one we have now. You'd give everyone their own car, subsidize gasoline to the tune ... [Published Fast Company - 21 hours ago]
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The Trailer For Tim Burton's New Film Isn't Even A Little Bit Goth

Tim Burton ’s career in recent years has gone from “fond of Johnny Depp as an occasional screen presence, kinda goth” to “this guy literally only makes goth junk food films starring Johnny Depp.” While he weened himself off of his pale muse in his (still ... [Published Fast Company - 21 hours ago]

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...“You understand and get the context from someone in the trenches,” when your boss teaches. "You’re not just hearing information from a faculty member you share no history with."
We did an article that really took on Yelp culture, and people really responded to it. So I think that was a sign to us, "Oh, this is an area we can delve into a little further."
...amassed any reward points, a lot of this can shift to real time," says says Brett King, CEO of Moven and a best-selling financial services analyst. "It’s about reducing friction around day-to-day interactions with the financial system.”"
"All I know is I'd like to leave the world a better place than the way I found it," she says. "So after spending the first part of my career in clean tech and B2B businesses, I really wanted to learn about consumer products and the widespread impact they can have." Doris joined Google Shopping Express in 2012, and started working in the transportation operations department in 2013

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