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The Walt Disney Of Retail: Meet The Billionaire Building The Malls Of The Future – Samantha Sharf

To understand The Grove, the 575,000-square-foot shopping Xanadu in central Los Angeles, let its owner, Rick Caruso, introduce you to its neighbor, the iconic Farmers Market. He takes you to a butcher stall where, some 80 years ago, Caruso’s father was sweeping the floor. Next he points to a pizza stand founded by Patsy D’Amore, … Continue reading The Walt Disney Of Retail: Meet The Billionaire Building The Malls Of The Future – Samantha Sharf

An Entrepreneur’s Framework For Gaining Mental Clarity In Stressful Situations – Chris Myers

Anyone can survive the short-term fear of a roller coaster. Not everyone can endure the stress of entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship isn’t like a ride or a game, where there is a finite ending to the experience. The stress and fear of entrepreneurship is pervasive, persistent, and cumulative over time. Chronic stress negatively impacts both our physical … Continue reading An Entrepreneur’s Framework For Gaining Mental Clarity In Stressful Situations – Chris Myers

The New Atlanta Billionaires Behind An Unlikely Tech Unicorn – Alex Konrad

Two years ago, Ben Chestnut found a crumpled piece of paper in the trunk of his Mercedes GL63 SUV, alongside the muddy shoes and helmets he uses while mountain biking in the hills of northern Georgia. Forgotten there for a year, the paper assessed how much a top private equity firm in New York thought … Continue reading The New Atlanta Billionaires Behind An Unlikely Tech Unicorn – Alex Konrad

Amazon’s HQ2 Could Be Silicon Valley 2, For Better Or Worse – Pete Saunders

Thirteen months into the international derby that is the Amazon HQ2 selection process, it seems the end of the sweepstakes is near. What's happened? What have we learned? What's next? It's been a dizzying year-plus for the giant online retailer. Amazon received 238 proposals last November from cities across North America, each wanting a crack … Continue reading Amazon’s HQ2 Could Be Silicon Valley 2, For Better Or Worse – Pete Saunders

A Man Of 3 Worlds: The Russian-American Billionaire Giving Millions To U.S. and U.K. Universities – Angel Au-Yeung

Len Blavatnik, the Ukrainian-born and Russian-raised billionaire businessman with a net worth of $17.9 billion, says he has given away $500 million to charity so far, mostly to world-renowned universities like Oxford, Harvard, Stanford and Yale. When asked why he favors donating to higher education institutions, he explains shrewdly that for him, conducting philanthropy is … Continue reading A Man Of 3 Worlds: The Russian-American Billionaire Giving Millions To U.S. and U.K. Universities – Angel Au-Yeung

Transforming Students Into Entrepreneurs – Courtyard Hotels

Real World Scholars is a nonprofit organization that supports entrepreneurial learning in classrooms all over the country. Co-founder Elyse Burden has turned her passion for children into a thriving business giving kids job training in the classroom. At Courtyard, everything we’ve done for the past 35 years – every decision, every detail – has been … Continue reading Transforming Students Into Entrepreneurs – Courtyard Hotels

The Definitive Ranking Of The Wealthiest Americans – Luisa Kroll & Kerry A. Dolan

Seemingly as inevitable as death and taxes, the rich once again have grown richer. For the first time since 1994, there is a new No. 1, as Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos breaks Bill Gates’ 24 year run at the top. Bezos is also the first person to appear in the ranks with a … Continue reading The Definitive Ranking Of The Wealthiest Americans – Luisa Kroll & Kerry A. Dolan

How Haircare Startup Briogeo Went From Zero To $10 Million In Sales In Just Four Years – Chloe Sorvino

 A charcoal and coconut-oil shampoo that smells like mint cookies flows into dozens of 8-ounce tubs at a contract lab in suburban New Jersey. Surveying the tubs is 33-year-old Nancy Twine, who created the shampoo, a scalp-exfoliating formula that retails for nine times the cost of mass-market shampoos like Head and Shoulders. “This was a … Continue reading How Haircare Startup Briogeo Went From Zero To $10 Million In Sales In Just Four Years – Chloe Sorvino

Ivory Tower In The Cloud: Inside 2U, The $4.7 Billion Startup That Brings Top Schools To Your Laptop – Antoine Gara

In 2014, when Douglas Shackelford was named dean of UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, his most important strategic initiative was clear. UNC was a top-tier public university, but its B-school, barely in the top 20, was on a mission to greatly expand its enrollment without spending much cash. “Our traditional revenue sources were changing, and not … Continue reading Ivory Tower In The Cloud: Inside 2U, The $4.7 Billion Startup That Brings Top Schools To Your Laptop – Antoine Gara

These Mother & Son Entrepreneurs Went From Selling Soap On Harlem Streets To An $850 Million Fortune – Madeline Berg

The courtship began in May 2017 over dinner at Casa Lever, an upscale Milanese restaurant on the first floor of a landmark Park Avenue skyscraper. Richelieu Dennis, the 49-year-old cofounder of Sundial Brands, had spent 20 years avoiding meals like this with the U.S. president of Unilever, the $54 billion (2017 sales) Anglo-Dutch consumer goods … Continue reading These Mother & Son Entrepreneurs Went From Selling Soap On Harlem Streets To An $850 Million Fortune – Madeline Berg

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