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Innovation

Need to Vent? Try Talking to a Robot.

Social robots can boost our self-esteem and offer a shoulder to cry on.

Innovation

Four Ways Innovators Can Use Time to Their Advantage

For creative success, here’s when to hustle and when to reflect.

Podcast: Will Machines Ever Truly Understand Us?

The relationship between humans and computers is deepening. What does the future hold?

Innovation

Podcast: You Had Me at “Bleep Blorp”

How humans and robots are learning to trust each other.

Innovation

Companies Brag about Being Innovative. Should They?

Certain circumstances make customers wary of innovative brands.

Entrepreneurship

How to Make Your Startup Tech-Savvy

No matter the industry, it is important for entrepreneurs to be able to talk tech.

Entrepreneurship

Three Tips for Designing a Startup’s Marketing Plan

Even in R&D-focused industries, you don’t need to rely on a heavyweight to swoop in and buy your innovation.

Ownership of a professor's intellectual property shifts to the university.
Innovation

What Happens to Innovation When the Financial Incentives Change?

There are ways to split the pie that encourage innovation.

Entrepreneurship

Can Your Invention Take the Heat?

An infant HIV test offers lessons for entrepreneurs designing for tough conditions.

Entrepreneurship

Podcast: What Does It Take to Bring an Ambitious Product to Market?

Tips for entrepreneurs on when to shift the finish line.

Innovation

What It Takes for a Family Business to Innovate

The key is balancing a C-Suite skill set with an “F-Suite” mindset.

Is Reading Someone’s Emails Like Entering Their Home?

How conceptions of privacy change over time and how analogies pave the way.

A man is in the wrong frame of mind to make a risk-related decision.

Ready to Make a Risky Decision? Your Words Suggest Otherwise

Mining digital communications for emotions can lead to better decisions.

Scientist losing patents to compulsory licensing innovates.
Strategy

What Happens When a Company Loses a Patent?

A look at whether compulsory licensing can increase innovation.

Innovation

Think You’re Out of Creative Ideas? Think Again.

We downplay the importance of persistence in creative success.

Entrepreneurship

Discovering the Value of the “Corporate” Entrepreneur

How one established company benefited from a dogged intrapreneur.

Marketing

“Nobody Asked for Uber”

Tim Calkins on profitable growth, strong brands, and delighting your customers.

Entrepreneurship

Should You Skip the Startup?

The case for entrepreneurship through acquisition.

Operations

A Gentle Nudge Can Increase Participation in MOOCs

Reminders to collaborate benefit students in massive open online courses.

Social Impact

Design Thinking Isn’t Always the Answer

The most durable solutions for social change come from within communities.