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The Argument for Being Human

In his first book, “Real Leaders Don’t Follow,” Silicon Valley management consultant and former senior executive Steve Tobak explains why, in an increasingly digital world, it’s more important than ever to be human.   In a very real sense, we are becoming virtual images of our real-world selves. That would be[…] Read On

How Dumb Luck Saved Steve Jobs and Apple From Disaster

Our culture idolizes entrepreneurs — hoisting them up on impossibly high pedestals and demonizing them when they inevitably fall from grace. That dysfunctional dichotomy says more about our childish attitudes toward business leaders than it does about them.  Last year, famed rapper and entrepreneur 50 Cent filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after making more than $100 million[…] Read On

Why ‘Pokémon Go’ Scares the Crap Out of Me

There’s no doubt that gamers obsessed with playing Pokémon Go will end up walking into trees, stepping off curbs into traffic, and getting mugged at PokéStops in shady locations. And some moron will inevitably play while skateboarding, bike-riding or driving. It sounded like a good idea at the time. Right. Online games[…] Read On