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Why Facebook and Twitter Alone Can't Build Brands

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 12.07.2014 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Too many businesses lunge toward the latest app or social media stunt without considering their identity as a brand, and how their media strategy works. In the process, consumers end up confused and detached.

Fortune's 40 Under 40 Goes to the Head of the Class

Jennifer Raiser | Posted 10.27.2014 | San Francisco
Jennifer Raiser

Fortune Magazine's Class of 2014 let everyone know that they were having a kegger at AirBnB HQ, and it was pretty awesome. They were celebrating the 40 Under 40 Issue, and everyone wanted to meet the student body

5th-Grader Begs Microsoft Not To Mess Up Minecraft

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | Posted 09.15.2014 | Technology

Upon hearing that Microsoft would be buying the company behind the wildly popular Minecraft video game, 10-year-old Sabrina Lane had just one request:...

I'm With Stupid: Where Great Minds and I Come to Meet

Todd Hartley | Posted 09.17.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I got my annual dose of humility this week when I attended the Fortune Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen, an event that brings Wall Street and Silicon Valley elite together for three days of talks and networking. I've been to it four years in a row now, and it's always a good ego check for me.

The Trophy Wife Doesn't Exist and Actually Never Has

Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Eliza Sankar-Gorton

In 1989, Julie Connelly coined the term 'trophy wife'. The editor of Fortune Magazine, she wrote an article that defined these women differently than we do today. She wrote, "This trophy does not hang on the wall like a moose head -- she works. Hard."

Marissa Mayer Is Celebrating Some Good Fortune Right Now

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 09.22.2013 | Technology

Marissa Mayer got some good news this week, and it looks like she's celebrating. On Thursday, Yahoo's 38-year-old chief executive was named No. 1 ...

Why Are American Workers Being Left Behind?

Michele Masterfano | Posted 10.08.2013 | Business
Michele Masterfano

If our companies cannot find skilled employees, why don't they hire for aptitude and provide the specific training for the skills and abilities they need?

A Maker's Mark: Climate Politics Change

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 10.07.2013 | Green
Alison Winfield Burns

Lethargy is the sentiment of the past, not the present. President Obama's climate speech in June was an important milestone. The president proposed historic carbon standards for new and existing power plants, the single biggest source of US climate pollution.

Rebecca Shapiro

Christine Quinn Reacts To Controversial NY Times Article

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.14.2013 | Media

City Council Speaker and Democratic New York City mayoral candidate Christine Quinn appeared at Fortune Magazine's Most Powerful Women event on Monday...

Fortune Green: Consumers Won't Pay Extra, But Companies Will

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 07.10.2013 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

The top movers and shakers of the corporate sustainability world recently gathered at Fortune Brainstorm Green to examine, analyze and summarize the success of green B to B, and the simultaneous failure of green B to C commerce.

The Top Spot On The Fortune 500 Is....

Fortune | Posted 05.07.2013 | Business

Fortune: Walmart retook the top spot, Berkshire Hathaway made the top five and Apple grew enormously. Here are the top 10 companies on the For...

Detroit Company Makes '100 Best Companies' List

ABC News Radio | Anselm Gibbs | Posted 04.16.2013 | Detroit

(NEW YORK) -- A Detroit-based company is among three companies from Michigan to make the latest edition of Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies to W...

The Brown Cross: A Modern Day Robin Hood

Michealene Cristini Risley | Posted 03.04.2013 | Impact
Michealene Cristini Risley

Six weeks after the storm, wreckage from broken lives was still scattered everywhere. The areas that had been ignored: Red Hook, Rockaway, Staten Island, Coney Island, Brighton -- all of these communities were overwhelmed by damage from the storm.

BuzzFeed Is the "Big Winner" of Media Scene in 2012

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

BuzzFeed, the brainchild of Huffington Post co-founder of Jonah Peretti, is the big winner in the media landscape of 2012, writes Erika Frey in Fo...

The Glass Ceiling Keeps Calling: Marissa Mayer's Fortune Magazine Cover

Monica Gallagher Sakala | Posted 12.04.2012 | DC
Monica Gallagher Sakala

Why didn't Marrisa Mayer pose in all her third trimester glory for the cover story of Fortune magazine about the most powerful women in business? Why did she shun her Demi Moore/Vanity Fair moment?

WATCH: Oprah Finds A New Favorite Thing

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 09.20.2012 | Media

Stars, they're just like us! Err, well—sort of. Oprah appeared on "CBS This Morning" on Thursday and revealed that she has found a new discovery...

In Conversation with a Photo Editor: Elizabeth Cheng Krist

Adriana Teresa Letorney | Posted 10.31.2012 | Arts
Adriana Teresa Letorney

As a photo editor, I seek inspiration and guidance from the working photo editors in our profession today. There are few photo editing positions avai...

I'm With Stupid: My Cloudy Understanding of the Technological Climate

Todd Hartley | Posted 09.22.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

It was a telling measure of how out of my element I was discussing the weather that the conversation I understood best was when a physicist tried to explain what the Higgs Boson actually is.

Where the Chatter About Marissa Mayer Went Way Wrong

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 09.19.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

What we ought to be talking about is why the workplace remains so incompatible with motherhood in the first place -- and why we assume that fixing that is women's work.

Where Are The Best Places To Retire In 2012?

Fortune Magazine | Posted 06.20.2012 | Fifty

Huff/Post50 readers are always looking for interesting places to retire. And judging by the comments section, they also have fairly strong views on wh...

Reflecting on Women, Leadership, and Empowerment

Stuti Jalan | Posted 06.18.2012 | Impact
Stuti Jalan

Leadership is about empowering others and power expands the moment you share it.

CNBC's Becky Quick Is Quick to Paint Car Salesmen as Sexist and Stupid

Grant Cardone | Posted 05.07.2012 | Business
Grant Cardone

Ms. Quick, let's be fair here, the idea that auto dealers, or their salespeople, are stupid and sexist based on your limited experience and perceived reality is not equitable to the entire auto industry.

Changing a Workaholic Culture: Sloan Awards Announced

Katherine Reynolds Lewis | Posted 01.09.2012 | Business
Katherine Reynolds Lewis

"People work the same amount of hours we were working before, but we're getting much more done," she says. "There aren't people there on the weekends. People have gotten a comfort level that face time is not what's necessary."

PHOTO: Mayor Ed Lee, Marissa Mayer And Beer Pong At Fortune's 40 Under 40 Party

Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.28.2011 | San Francisco

On Thursday night, the Bay Area's youngest shining stars gathered at Zynga's slick new SOMA headquarters, "the doghouse," for Fortune magazine's 40 Un...

Female Fortune 500 CEOs At Record High

Posted 12.26.2011 | Fifty

With Mylan Pharmaceuticals' announcement today that Heather Bresch -- company president and daughter of West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin -- would suc...