How One Social Entrepreneur Saved 100,000 Lives

Jenny Bowen wouldn’t call herself a social entrepreneur or a growth hacker. She’d be unlikely to label her organization a social venture. Yet in 2007, Bowen was awarded the American Chamber of Commer...

When It Comes to Entrepreneurship, Be A Pig

I spent a few enjoyable days last week on the campus of several Big Ten universities talking to many people about their entrepreneurship programs. More than once a reference was made to the old saw, ...

Richard Branson remains the face, spirit of Virgin

Branson NEW YORK – Richard Branson arrives at the Manhattan showroom of Shinola, an American-made watch company. There are no flashing cameras nor any deals in the making. He just sits on a couch in ...

Murdoch vs Packer is on again

Old fight, new venue: the Murdoch and Packer dynasties will compete for the online real estate advertising market in the US. Washington The Murdoch family will renew its business rivalry against Jame...

From refugee to entrepreneur

Hashi Kaar . . . ‘I think everyone can be successful, no matter where you are, if you have the right resources. In a country like Australia, opportunities are endless.’  Photo: Wayne Taylor Hashi Kaa...

CHARISMATIC LEADERSHIP

Hao Wu knows why people are blown away by Alibaba Founder and CEO Jack Ma. As an employee of the company, Hao Wu was awed from his first management meeting in 2007: “I heard founder and CEO Jack Ma s...