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5 Bourbon Brands That Saved the U.S. Whiskey Business

Fred Minnick | Posted 09.29.2016 | Business
Fred Minnick

In celebration of #BourbonRebirth, I've named the 15 most-important brands (not distilleries) for bringing bourbon back. My criteria for creating this list was who made the biggest impact through sales, quality, marketing, innovation and trendsetting since 1980, a year this beloved spirit was left for dead.

Tech Leaders Get Real About Information Overload

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.05.2016 | Healthy Living

SAN DIEGO -- Americans are struggling with information overload and the hidden costs of being perpetually “plugged in.” And there’s perhaps no o...

Second Career Success Story: This Man Deeply Influenced Steve Jobs On Innovation

Karthik Rajan | Posted 07.30.2016 | Business
Karthik Rajan

Among Steve Job's top 10 favorite books, there is only one business book on innovation. It is by Clayton Christensen. All this happened for Clayton in his 40's/50's! Here is his story.

Medium Co-Founder Evan Williams on the Future of Social Publishing

Aspen Institute | Posted 07.17.2016 | Technology
Aspen Institute

For blogger and Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams, his latest venture Medium could be considered the culmination of a career seeking the ideal social publishing platform. But it's probably not, or at least not quite yet.

Twitter Founder Talks Turning Down Facebook's $500M Buyout Offer

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business

Biz Stone knew he wasn't interested in selling Twitter when he and his business partner Evan Williams were driving to Facebook's Silicon Valley headqu...

It's Time to Get Rid of All Bosses

Rana Florida | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

The goal of team members and colleagues is to add value, skills and expertise. Managers can and should enable and even unleash their people, but they cannot control them. I am not the boss of my team, but I am available for feedback and input.

Why Medium Exists

Turnstyle | Posted 02.10.2014 | Technology

By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) Web publishing platform Medium debuted a new feature set last week, dubbing their latest release 1.0. The Ev William...

Bill Gates and Sergey Brin Take on the Impending Climate Change Apocalypse

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Bruce Friedrich

If they can convince Americans to eat plant-based chicken instead of its feathery (and fleshy, and bloody) counterpart, the results could be transformative -- for both our diets and our planet.

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Twitter's Messy Origins, The Future Of Music & More Must-Reads | Sasha Belenky | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

1. The Twitter War “What’s the worst thing I can do as C.E.O. to screw the company up?” Evan Williams, a co-founder of Twitter, asked Bill Ca...

NYTimes: Twitter Could Have Been Called 'Friendstalker'

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 10.09.2013 | Technology

Twitter's catchy name is arguably a big part of what has made it so successful. But according to a Wednesday story in The New York Times detailing Twi...

The Biggest Winner In The Twitter IPO Doesn't Even Work There

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 10.05.2013 | Technology

Twitter co-founder Evan Williams might become a billionaire after all. On Thursday, Twitter unveiled its plans to go public, giving us a peek at it...

PHOTOS: Twitter Founder's Unbelievable House Hits The Market

Robin Wilkey | Posted 07.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

Internet wealth does strange things to people, especially when it comes to real estate. Twitter cofounder Evan Williams' San Francisco home recent...

Need Anything? Just Ask Gary Vaynerchuk.

Daniel Vahab | Posted 07.17.2013 | Impact
Daniel Vahab

"Good morning everyone - need anything?" These simple words were recently tweeted by entrepreneur, bestselling author, and social media icon Gary Vaynerchuck to his nearly 1 million Twitter followers.

Getting to Your Click Moment: How to Orchestrate Serendipity That Leads to Breakthroughs

Andrea Kates | Posted 03.30.2013 | Business
Andrea Kates

Think of a tough challenge you're facing right now. Conventional training would lead you to work through solutions, analyze, evaluate, benchmark, measure, and research your way to the cure, the solution, or the discovery.

Twitter Founders' Latest Idea Is 'Medium'

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 08.14.2012 | Technology

Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone hope their new site Medium will be, well, the medium for your message. The publishing platform -- a...

Fake Meat Company Gets Help From Twitter Co-Founders

Posted 06.14.2012 | Home

A new vegan start-up has some unlikely backers in two Twitter co-founders, Evan Williams and Biz Stone. The company, Beyond Meat, aims to supply th...

The Irony of the Social Media Era: It Was Created By the World's Least Social People

Sarah Lacy | Posted 07.15.2012 | Technology
Sarah Lacy

After one particularly awful question, Zuckerberg broke down like a cartoon robot that simply could not compute. His eyes darted from place to place. He furrowed his brow and looked up after several moments of silence. 404 error. I had crashed Mark Zuckerberg.

Getting the News -- Evan Williams

Michael_Young | Posted 05.01.2012 | Media

This week we bring you Evan Williams, co-founder of Twitter and Blogger, and partner at Obvious Corporation. Evan's accomplishments are so great as to be almost preposterous.

A Sneak Peek At Twitter Co-Founders' New Social Network

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 10.24.2011 | Technology

Twitter co-founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams have a new social networking project: Lift. Earlier this year, Stone and Williams left Twitter to f...

Google Axes Blogger And Picasa Brands

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.04.2011 | Technology

Google will axe two popular brand names, Mashable has reported. Blogger and Picasa will be renamed as part of a branding push following the releas...

WATCH: What's Next For The Internet? Twitter Founders Chime In

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.31.2011 | Denver

Evan Williams and Biz Stone, the two founders of Twitter, showed up at the Aspen Ideas Fest this week in Colorado. The duo discussed the future of th...

Social Media Service Bites The Dust

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 07.20.2011 | Technology

How would you like to share each of your purchases on Twitter? As it turns out, most users wouldn't. Deemed the "Twitter for credit cards," Bl...

Trouble @Twitter

Fortune Tech | Posted 06.14.2011 | Technology

There's no shortage of drama at Twitter these days: Besides the CEO shuffles, there are secret board meetings, executive power struggles, a plethora o...

How Twitter Was Hatched

Business Insider | Posted 06.13.2011 | Technology

How Twitter's owners and top executives say Twitter was founded is different than how Twitter was actually founded. Mainly, the official version l...

Twitter Co-Founder Steps Back From Company

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.30.2011 | Technology

It's been an eventful week at Twitter. Evan Williams, co-founder and former CEO of the micro-blogging service, announced in a post on his personal ...