Startups may be grabbing all the headlines, but a new survey of 16 to 25 year-olds shows that less than 10% world-wide want to join such high-risk, high-potential enterprises. From India and China to the U.S. and Australia, respondents prefer big companies.
Wharton management Prof. Adam Grant has some fascinating new ideas about how to nurture creativity. Lots of them are on display in this nifty, 15-question quiz. I scored a rather humbling 53% on it. Anyone who can do better is welcome to brag about it in the comments section
In the next decade, the U.S. economy will create millions of jobs in categories that don't yet exist. What's the best way to prepare? In this LInkedIn Influencers post, I argue for creating your own map ... and heading to the frontier.
Defying Silicon Valley norms, Chris Friedland launched an online retailer in rustic Chico, Calif. That maverick decision has helped Build.com become one of the digital era's most surprising success stories.
Mozilla, which makes the Firefox browser and operating system, has pulled back the curtain on its own finances. The latest disclosures include intriguing details about pay, grants and Internet royalties.
To understand Google's big new reorganization, don't fixate on the careful way that Warren Buffett runs his big conglomerate. Take a close look instead, at the way potato king J.R. Simplot went on a wild diversification spree 50 years ago.
A big part of Amazon's growth strategy -- its cloud-computing business -- is under fire from tough new competitors, led by Microsoft. That raises the question: Is Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos stretched too thin?
I write about careers, innovation and unforgettable personalities
Contributing writer, 2012 - present
Cover stories include pieces on Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos; Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman, and LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner. I've also written more than 100 web pieces for forbes.com, on topics such as social media, online education, careers -- and my adventures during a Chevy Volt test drive.
Author, 2009 - present
Author of the hardcover and paperback book "The Rare Find" (2011)
Author of the e-book "Becoming a Rare Find" (2012)
I've also written three previous business hardcovers: "Merchants of Debt" (1992); "Health Against Wealth" (1996), and "Perfect Enough" (2003)