Old Management Systems Stifle New Business Models: HBR
Charlatans exist, in finance (and medicine), because we crave certainty: ReformedBroker
Why this CEO believes an MBA is worthless: Fortune
Are You OK? Xiaomi CEO’s Awkward English Goes Viral, Sparks Debate: WSJ
Manny Pacquiao: Where It All Began; In General Santos, there are signs of the local hero’s success everywhere across the city: WSJ
Why Buffett’s Capitalist Woodstock Won’t Endure Like Garcia Jams: bloomberg
Ten things I learned studying ten of the world’s fastest growing startups: Quartz
How ‘doing the kind thing’ is changing the way we snack and give back one bite at a time: FP
The ship of fools and the country of fools; The ship of fools is an allegory ascribed to Plato that describes a captainless ship drifting at sea, carrying deranged and disoriented passengers entirely oblivious to their course: KH
Lessons from Intraco, Singapore’s original trailblazer: TODAY
The Future of Reading: There’s No Mystery About It; Walter Mosley, best-selling author of the Easy Rawlins series, has good news for those who love to read: WSJ
Contortions are required for Cirque du Soleil to keep its magic; The steps to take to prevent innovative businesses turning into bland production lines: FT
Lotte chief stresses importance of ‘agile workers’: KT
The 5 Requirements of a Truly Innovative Company: HBR
The innovators: mist system offers a safer way to control fires; The creators of Automist explain how a fine mist can cool and suppress fires more effectively than sprinkler systems, especially when caused by chip pans: Guardian
Why A Corporate Culture of ‘Kindness’ Is Great For Your Brand: Forbes
Leo McKee, BrightHouse CEO: unrepentant about rent-to-own: FT
Turning a Children’s Rating System Into an Advocacy Army; James Steyer’s nonprofit organization, Common Sense Media, is known for offering parents guidance on games and videos, but he has a grander vision. NYT
A psychological trick to instantly feel more productive: BI
Why Bad News Is Good News; Consuming bad news is evolutionarily adaptive, but the nature of the social Web might limit its supply. PSmag
Why can’t we read anymore? Or, can books save us from what digital does to our brains?: Medium
An Academic Job Slump is Making Graduate Students Depressed: Bloomberg
Inside the Podcast Brain: Why Do Audio Stories Captivate? The emotional appeal of listening; “Our brain is trying to save resources and energy. We only want to give attention to something when it matters.” Atlantic
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