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Forbes List -- The World's 100 Most Powerful Women 2014

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business
Sugar Rautbord

Moira Forbes delivered a Trifecta on the track for Thoroughbred Women running and winning and earning success governed by the four Forbes metrics: money, media presence, spheres of influence, and technology.

Wall St West? What You Can Learn From A Financial Services New Media Start-Up In Silicon Valley

April Rudin | Posted 06.16.2014 | Media
April Rudin

I suddenly realized that it no longer felt novel to be turning virtual pages on a tiny lit up screen, checking out a conversation between people I'd never met about a story I wrote, in real time. "New media," I realized, is already old.

The Fabulous Power of Fearless Women

Elizabeth Filippouli | Posted 06.03.2014 | Women
Elizabeth Filippouli

What does "power" mean? How do we define it? And how do we need to redefine it again and again in life, as we go, grow, get challenged, fail, learn, succeed, mature?

Dear Forbes: This Is Why Iggy Azalea Doesn't 'Run' Hip-Hop

Olivia Cole | Posted 07.21.2014 | Black Voices
Olivia Cole

Iggy Azalea is not a success story I wish to celebrate. To me, she isn't a success story at all: she is a novelty, a tiresome example of white female privilege and the delight white culture finds in white people appropriating any and everything.

An Alliance Forged in Patriotism

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 07.19.2014 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

The death of the American steel industry is fine with the likes of the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and the Cato Institute. They say Americans should thank foreign states that violate international trade laws by subsidizing their steel industries.

10 Reasons You Need a Digital You

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Joanne Tombrakos

The reality is, no matter who you are, business professional to entrepreneur, CEO to salesperson, your digital you opens doors, creates new connections and keeps you marketable and relevant. It deserves your time.

How to Win Money on the 2014 Kentucky Derby

Don McNay | Posted 07.02.2014 | Sports
Don McNay

Moderation is smart in any situation, but especially when it comes to the Kentucky Derby.

Google's Glass Explorer Program Was A Social Experiment That Backfired

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 06.25.2014 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

Google Glass was introduced without a clear explanation of what it was supposed to be used for. When promotional videos started to show people going a...

Go Plant Your Magazine!

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.13.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Go plant your magazine! That's right. Belgian magazine Humo embedded flower seeds in one of its editions, telling readers to simply bury the page in ...

Four Alternatives To Turning Your Passion Into A Job

Forbes | Rob Asghar | Posted 04.03.2014 | World

John Lennon’s aunt Mimi famously told him, “The guitar’s all right, John, but you’ll never make a living out of it.” A rich Lennon later smu...

If You Want To Be Successful, Welcome Obstacles

Forbes | Paul B. Brown | Posted 03.04.2014 | World

Let’s start with three truisms. 1. If you do exactly what everyone else does, you will never have a competitive edge. You will always be the same...

The Richest People In The World

Forbes | Kerry A. Dolan and Luisa Kroll | Posted 03.03.2014 | Business

Forbes: The ranks of the world’s billionaires continue to scale new heights–and stretch to new corners of the world. Our global wealth team found ...

The Other Hundred: The Non-Rich, Non-Celebrity List

The WorldPost | Chandran Nair | Posted 02.28.2014 | World

"The Other Hundred" is a unique photo book project aimed as a counterpoint to the Forbes 100 and other media rich lists by telling the stories of peop...

WhatsApp With WhatsApp?

Mark Weinstein | Posted 04.28.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

Facebook and WhatsApp are perfect privacy partners. Each hand feeds one another with your privacy serving as the main course. The best course of action to take is to look for companies that have built into their app methodologies that truly protect user interest.

Tiger Woman on Wall Street

China Hands | Posted 04.23.2014 | Business
China Hands

From making her first million before age thirty, to heading an equity research firm, and now a regular contributor at Forbes with appearances on CNBC and Bloomberg, Li is making waves.

I Am Gay and I Play. Send in the Clowns

Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D. | Posted 04.20.2014 | Sports
Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D.

The media circus began immediately after Sam's declaration, and who knows how long it will last? In the meanwhile, send in the clowns. Or have they already arrived?

How to Address the Embarrassing Issue of Pay Inequity

Susan Bulkeley Butler | Posted 04.08.2014 | Women
Susan Bulkeley Butler

Businesses should pay and promote women equally because it's the right thing to do. But they should also do it because it's the smart thing to do.

Rand Paul, You Failed Econ 101. Supply, Demand and the Minimum Wage

Joe Driscoll | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
Joe Driscoll

When an antiquated economic theory is refuted by data, we must go with the data, and also trust our instincts. What's your gut tell you about the potential impact of raising the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10 per hour?

Finding New Wealth for Environmental Gain

Joe S. Whitworth | Posted 03.31.2014 | Green
Joe S. Whitworth

Although social impact investing has been around for a pretty good while (e.g., microfinance, gender lens investing, etc), the reality is that investment vehicles for conservation has lagged behind.

Meatless Monday: Welcome, Class -- Online Plant-Based Culinary Education Begins Today

Ellen Kanner | Posted 03.22.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

"It's absolutely massive -- it's everything I know about the foundational cooking principles of plant-based cuisine," says Chad Sarno. "It has over 20...

Forbes' Releases Most Influential Celebrities 2014 List

Posted 01.25.2014 | Celebrity

As it does every so often, Forbes has released yet another list that pits celebrities against one another. This time, the index is influence, hence cr...

Innovating for Equity

Elisa Villanueva Beard | Posted 03.18.2014 | Education
Elisa Villanueva Beard

Social Entrepreneurs get their start by pitching new solutions to people who can help them turn their ideas into action. Alejandro Gac-Artigas '09 is ...

Pebble Mine's 2013 Year End Review: 'One Foot in the Grave?'

Joel Reynolds | Posted 03.08.2014 | Green
Joel Reynolds

Coming off a disappointing 2012, the Pebble Limited Partnership and its uniquely reckless project hit the rocks repeatedly in 2013.

Goodbye Mayor Mike, Hello Bill and Carmen

Alan Singer | Posted 03.08.2014 | New York
Alan Singer

Will de Blasio/Fariña schools be substantially different from Bloomberg/Klein/Walcott schools? As Randy Newman sings in the opening to every show in the Monk detective series, "I may be wrong now, but I don't think so!"

Despite Critics' Claims, Medicaid Expansion Won't Lead to Catastrophe

Wendell Potter | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Reform advocates have long suggested that getting folks out of the ranks of the uninsured should cut down on visits to the ER for noncritical medical care. An Oregon study, which was published in the journal Science, would seem to disprove that theory.