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Lee Daniels Is Just Getting Started

As Empire, Fox's high-octane, King Learesque prime-time smash about the ascendance to superstardom of a musical family, returns for its second season, creator and executive producer Lee Daniels explains why the show resonates with viewers and what's happening below the surface.

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October 2015

Full Spectrum Cosmetics

LOral chemist Balanda Atis is helping the cosmetics giant break color barriers.

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October 2015

15 Ways to Work Smarter

Being friends with your kids is trickier than it seems.

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November 2015

Welcome Home, Alexa

In the race to win the connected-home market, Amazon's voice is starting to ring louder.

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October 2015

Swipe Right For Work Happiness

Startups are finding colorful ways to bring employee-engagement surveys into the smartphone age.

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October 2015

Carnival's Cruise For Charity

Carnival's new cruise brand wants to create an army of do-gooders in flip-flops and shorts.

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October 2015

Anatomy Of A Micro Lung

How a series of thumb-drive-size chips may revolutionize pharmaceutical development.

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October 2015

Out Of The Box & Into The Kitchen

Investors are placing big bets on meal-kit services like Plated and Blue Apron. Will ready-to-cook dinners change the way we eat?

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October 2015

Fit To Be Sized

Actress Melissa McCarthy wants to fix plus-size fashion.

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October 2015

Is Crowdfunding The Future Of Investments?

It won't be long before anyone can fund - and get equity in - a startup. Is that a good thing?

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October 2015

What Would Gwyneth Do?

Goop, Gwyneth Paltrow's newly ambitious lifestyle platform, has been polarizing since the day it was launched seven years ago - and that might be its greatest asset.

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September 2015

The New Business Rivalries

Ten of the fiercest, most unexpected business battles that are changing the future of technology, culture, and commerce.

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September 2015

How A Princess Is Opening Doors For Women In Saudi Arabia

In a country where women can't legally take the wheel of a car, one dynamic leader is moving quickly (yet gently) to offer them other tools toward engagement. It doesn't hurt that she's a princess.

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September 2015

Converse Unveils the Chuck Taylor II

Why did Converse mess with its iconic - and consistently lucrative - sneaker, the Chuck Taylor All Star? It couldn't afford not to.

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September 2015

I Bought It On Instagram...

Social networks want shopping to be the next thing we do on their platforms. Are we ready to "heart"the BUY button?

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September 2015

The Craziest CEO In America

T-Mobile CEO John Legere is the profanity spewing shock jock of corporate America. Is this the future of leadership?

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July/August 2015

How Did The Starbucks 'Race Together' Campaign Go So Wrong?

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has always tried to do right by his company, his customers, and his country. So why did his Race Together campaign go so wrong?

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July/August 2015

Inside Hulu's Bold Effort To Reinvent Itself

Inside Hulu's bold effort to reinvent itself via Seinfeld, Mindy Kaling, and a host of buzzy original shows.

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July/August 2015

Mika Brzezinksi - Embracing Setbacks

How Mika Brzezinksi - the cohost of MSNBC's Morning Joe - has turned career curveballs into opportunities.

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July/August 2015

Beyond Roommates - Apartments For Startups

Krash and other startups take the coworking phenomenon to its logical, intimate extreme.

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July/August 2015

Periscope's Wide Lens

Periscope was acquired by Twitter for a substantial eight-figure sum in January, two months before it launched - and attracted nearly a million users in its first 10 days. Cofounder and CEO Kayvon Beykpour thinks it offers the interactive media experience that users have been waiting for.

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September 2015

The Better Burger - America Shacks Up

How Shake Shack has customers (and many investors) salivating for its burgers and unique brand of hospitality.

10+ mins read
Fast Company
July/August 2015