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Tess Vigeland

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 25, 2015, at 9:00 AM in Interviews

Tess Vigeland talks about he leap she made, and how to know when it's time for you to make yours.

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A Q&A with Geoff Colvin, Author of Humans Are Underrated

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 19, 2015, at 10:30 AM in Staff Picks

Geoff Colvin answers a few of our questions about how humans are underrated in an age of rapid technological advancement.

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Humans Need Not Apply: A Guide to Wealth and Work in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 14, 2015, at 12:00 PM in New Releases

Jerry Kaplan presents provocative ideas for how our broader economy—even our basic definition of “work”—will have to change as artificial intelligence advances.

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Humans Are Underrated: What High Achievers Know That Brilliant Machines Never Will

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 6, 2015, at 11:00 AM in Jack Covert Selects

Geoff Colvin asks (and answers) As machines get better than us at almost every task—mental and physical—what jobs will be left for us to do?

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Uninvested: How Wall Street Hijacks Your Money and How to Fight Back

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 5, 2015, at 1:00 PM in New Releases

In Uninvested, Bobby Monks urges us all to wake up and take control of our money and our investing.

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No One Ever Told Us That: Money and Life Lessons for Young Adults

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 1, 2015, at 8:00 AM in Excerpts

Acclaimed investment advisor and novelist John Spooner has a new book of practical advice for any young person just getting a start in life.

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The Great Disruption: How Business Is Coping with Turbulent Times

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 19, 2015, at 11:00 AM in Staff Picks

Adrian Woolridge's Shumpeter column for The Economist has been mined for the best material and published as a book.

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Peter D. Kiernan on Business and Books

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 11, 2015, at 9:00 AM in Interviews

We conclude our series with Peter D. Kiernan by asking our go-to questions about business and books and, for the first time, one additional follow up.

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A Q&A with Peter D. Kiernan

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 10, 2015, at 10:30 AM in Interviews

We continue our Thinker in Residence series with an interview with Peter Kiernan delving into the nature of the middle class and the American psyche

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Peter D. Kiernan

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 9, 2015, at 9:30 AM in Interviews

We begin our Thinker in Residence with Peter Kiernan, author of American Mojo, with an article from him about what compelled him to write the book.

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Who Gets What—and Why by Alvin E. Roth

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 4, 2015, at 11:00 AM in Jack Covert Selects

Alvin E. Roth's new book Who Gets What—and Why, schools us in how different markets work, and how to make them work better.

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The Aspirational Investor

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 2, 2015, at 8:15 AM in New Releases

In The Aspirational Investor Ashvin B. Chhabra describes an an entirely new approach to managing wealth that he calls the Wealth Allocation Framework