Category: Leadership

Young Americans Won’t Pay for TV. Will They Ever?

Young Americans Won’t Pay for TV. Will They Ever?

It’s 4 a.m., and Cameron Anderson is already up for work. The 27-year-old manages a Starbucks in Wallingford, an enclave of hip families and artists on the north side of Seattle. Five days a week,...

How Goya Became One Of America’s Fastest-Growing Food Companies

How Goya Became One Of America’s Fastest-Growing Food Companies

The headquarters of Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the U.S., hardly smacks of innovation–it’s a low-slung brick building hiding out in industrial Secaucus, N.J. The most striking thing in the otherwise...

How Silicon Valley is Hollowing Out the Economy (And Stealing From You To Boot)

How Silicon Valley is Hollowing Out the Economy (And Stealing From You To Boot)

Jaron Lanier’s latest book, Who Owns the Future?, begins by noting an instructive coincidence: The bankruptcy of the photography-giant Kodak occurred within months of Facebook‘s billion-dollar acquisition of the photo-sharing site Instagram. This would be just one example...

Billionaire T. Boone Pickens Sues His Son, Alleging ‘Cyberbullying’

Billionaire T. Boone Pickens Sues His Son, Alleging ‘Cyberbullying’

Billionaire T. Boone Pickens has sued his son for publishing that he was an abusive father. One of America’s richest families has become the subject of a dark tell-all blog written by one of...

Lawmaker Seeks To Extend 3D-Printed Gun Ban Bill To Ammo Magazines And Other Components

Lawmaker Seeks To Extend 3D-Printed Gun Ban Bill To Ammo Magazines And Other Components

One of Defense Distributed’s AR-15 with a 3D-printed lower receiver and magazine. New York congressman Steve Israel has become the government’s most outspoken critic of a science fictional idea quickly approaching reality: 3D-printed guns....

The 5 Big Mistakes That Led to Ron Johnson’s Ouster at JC Penney

The 5 Big Mistakes That Led to Ron Johnson’s Ouster at JC Penney

In the fall of 2011, Ron Johnson was appointed not just as CEO of JC Penney, but as the savior responsible for breathing new life into one of the dowdiest dinosaurs in American retail....

Is the Global Economy Slowly Falling Apart?

Is the Global Economy Slowly Falling Apart?

It’s conventional wisdom that the U.S. economy is steadily recovering from the recession, even if progress is slow and disappointing. But there’s also a widespread sense that long-term economic prospects are deteriorating all around...

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski Stepping Down After Contentious Term: Reports

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski Stepping Down After Contentious Term: Reports

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski will announce on Friday that he is stepping down, according to multiple reports. Genachowski, who became chairman in 2009, has presided over an agency that has grappled with contentious issues like U.S....

The Aussies Behind The Best Airline You’ve Never Flown

The Aussies Behind The Best Airline You’ve Never Flown

James Hogan, Etihad Airways’ president and chief executive officer holds a press conference in Abu Dhabi on February 4, 2013. The fast-growing carrier of Abu Dhabi posted a 200 percent rise in net profit...