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Money Matters
Millionaires Kristy Shen and Bryce Leung, who retired in their early 30s, look back at what taught them financial independence early on

The trash economy

In a hyper-consumerist world, Adam Minter goes on an adventure trail to trace the afterlife of goods we once owned

DEC 20 , 2019

School of design

The world is not all arbitrary, but a designed system, and these rules of design cause change in how we live and work, believe Cliff Kuang and Robert Fabricant

DEC 20 , 2019

Winning an endless game

When the game they're playing has no finish line or winners, businessmen then play for their employees and the community, says author Simon Sinek

DEC 15 , 2019

Corporate entity: a profit go-getter or a well-doer?

Carlos A Ball charts the journey of American corporates from being hostile towards the queer community to finally accepting them as a part of the society

DEC 13 , 2019

The EQ guide in the age of AI

Author Caroline Stokes argues that companies with emotionally intelligent leaders will be much more successful

DEC 06 , 2019

Money can’t buy everything

Grant Botma debunks the assumption that money is the ultimate motivator to attract top talent

DEC 05 , 2019

The politics of economics

Between politicians and economists, big social and economic issues are often taken to the former, write Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo

NOV 30 , 2019

Is entrepreneurship your calling?

Founder of EOS Worldwide, Gino Wickman, tells us what the DNA of an entrepreneur looks like. If you possess these traits, you might be fit to be one

NOV 29 , 2019

Disruption and chill

Founder and first CEO Marc Randolph tells the incredible story of how Netflix came to be

NOV 22 , 2019

Learning from failure

Robin Banerjee decodes the rise and fall of corporates, by giving insights into the blunders committed by some

NOV 16 , 2019

Blurry focus

Nir Eyal reveals what drives one to distraction, and teaches  how to make pacts to keep the brain on track

NOV 16 , 2019

Market Renaissance

Gregory Zuckerman narrates the exciting tale of how Jim Simons and his team transformed market trading with quant technology

NOV 06 , 2019

Work mode on

In What You Do Is Who You Are, Ben Horowitz turns his attention how organisations can create and sustain their cultures

NOV 02 , 2019

Master of all trades

David Epstein tries to debunk the myth that you can achieve success only through specialisation

OCT 24 , 2019

Digital dilemma

An expert in security and current President of Microsoft, Brad Smith discusses the importance of privacy in a digital age

OCT 19 , 2019

Balconies of leadership

Brand-Building founder Ambi Parameswaran reviews R Gopalakrishnan's 'Doodles on Leadership' — a book that reasons why a leader's journey is not restricted to the boardroom

OCT 18 , 2019

Booming businesses

Shut Up and Listen! offers practical, hard-earned wisdom for entrepreneurs ready to reach the next level of success

OCT 09 , 2019

Crash course in being yourself

Lindsay Teague Moreno relives her entrepreneurial journey, and tells all women to break free of guilt of being called a bad mother or wife for following their passion

OCT 07 , 2019

Flashing Red

Using his red-blue mind model, Ceri Evans shows us how to gain control over our emotions even under pressure

OCT 05 , 2019

Mining liberation

Facing career turmoil, bills and an existential crisis, author Dan Conway turned to cryptocurrencies, risking it all in a bid to reinvent himself

SEP 27 , 2019

The bitter truth

In Bottle of Lies: Ranbaxy and The Dark Side of Indian Pharma, Author Katherine Eban investigates the fall of Ranbaxy — a doom of its own making

SEP 27 , 2019

What’s Left of Socialism

Economists and authors Robert Lawson and Benjamin Powell go on a global bar crawl to prove that socialism might not be our savior from capitalism

SEP 21 , 2019

Of cult and caution

Author Mike Isaac traces Uber and its notorious founder’s wild ride — from the bro culture to the failed IPO

SEP 13 , 2019

Hero Economist

Journalist and author Binyamin Appelbaum narrates how economist Walter W Heller gained popularity in Kennedy's office

SEP 13 , 2019