Lessons


Do the lessons of Selma intersect in Ferguson 50 years later?

Do the lessons of Selma intersect in Ferguson 50 years later?

March 7, 2015, marks 50 years since the march on Selma and Bloody Sunday. As the nation opens a dialogue about the abusive and...

Mar 7 2015, 9:00am CST

Leadership Lessons From Game of Thrones

Leadership Lessons From Game of Thrones

Spoiler Alert: If you aren’t fully caught up with the show, advance at your own peril! Alright people, after a long 9 months, G...

Apr 9 2014, 5:26am CDT

4 Hard Earned Lessons from Ben Horowitz

4 Hard Earned Lessons from Ben Horowitz

 Hard Earned Lessons From Ben Horowitz Entrepreneur and venture capitalist Ben Horowitz gets real in his recently released...

Mar 7 2014, 4:51pm CST

Zuckerberg's 3 Smart Leadership Lessons From Facebook Buying WhatsApp

Facebook is acquiring WhatsApp, a company with at most $300M revenues, and 55 employees, for $19billion. That’s billion – with...

Feb 24 2014, 4:46pm CST

Biotech IPOs: Lessons on How a Company Manages to Succeed After Failure

Biotech IPOs: Lessons on How a Company Manages to Succeed After Failure

The following post was published on the Knowledge@Wharton website on January 22, 2014. The data is in, and there is no questio...

Feb 4 2014, 3:20am CST

12 Lessons In Creativity From The Greatest Super Bowl Ad Ever

12 Lessons In Creativity From The Greatest Super Bowl Ad Ever

What’s the greatest Super Bowl ad of all time? There’s not much debate about that question. By overwhelming consensus, it’s 198...

Jan 31 2014, 7:48pm CST

12 Lessons From Warby Parker's Annual Report

12 Lessons From Warby Parker's Annual Report

Eyewear startup Warby Parker just released its 2013 Annual Report, a perfect example of how important tone is in creating great...

Jan 31 2014, 3:42am CST

 6 Lessons From The Google-Moto Purchase

6 Lessons From The Google-Moto Purchase

Now that Google is dumping Motorola on Lenovo, we know for certain there was only ever one truth: It bought Motorola in a fit o...

Jan 29 2014, 10:45pm CST

5 Entrepreneurship Lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

5 Entrepreneurship Lessons to Take from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

As we celebrate the life, achievements, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., entrepreneurs should take note of five impor...

Jan 20 2014, 9:14am CST

Lessons from Zuckerberg and Bloomberg: As Giving Goes Up, Philanthropy Under Fire

Lessons from Zuckerberg and Bloomberg: As Giving Goes Up, Philanthropy Under Fire

The report by The Chronicle of Philanthropy that the top ten philanthropic gifts in the year past totaled $3.4 billion, and tha...

Jan 11 2014, 12:16am CST

Lessons From Vanderbilt And Rockefeller: Know Your "One Big Thing"

Lessons From Vanderbilt And Rockefeller: Know Your "One Big Thing"

With all of the media coverage about Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, and Jeff Bezos, it’s easy to forget that many of t...

Jan 9 2014, 12:16pm CST

The Consumer Electronics Show's Lessons On The Separation Of State And Technology

The Consumer Electronics Show's Lessons On The Separation Of State And Technology

While most of the country endured the polar vortex this week, the annual tech vortex known 2014 Consumer Electronics Show took...

Jan 8 2014, 6:41pm CST

CES Keynotes: Public Speaking Lessons From Marissa Mayer And John Chambers

CES Keynotes: Public Speaking Lessons From Marissa Mayer And John Chambers

Public presentations don’t get much bigger than the keynote stage at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. I’ve pe...

Jan 8 2014, 9:51am CST

20 Business Lessons You Don't Want To Learn The Hard Way

20 Business Lessons You Don't Want To Learn The Hard Way

A few months ago, we posed this question to ShortStack‘s Facebook fans: “What is one business lesson you learned the hard way?”...

Jan 7 2014, 8:27am CST

'Anchorman 2' Crosses $100 Million: Lessons To Be Learned

'Anchorman 2' Crosses $100 Million: Lessons To Be Learned

With all of the talk about whether or not Wolf of Wall Street  is endorsing its behavior (nope) whether American Hustle is a li...

Jan 4 2014, 1:56pm CST

Little Changes Matter A Lot--And Other Innovation Lessons From LEGOs

Little Changes Matter A Lot--And Other Innovation Lessons From LEGOs

You can do far more with what you’ve got than you realize. And innovation is easier than you can imagine. Consider a LEGO brick...

Jan 3 2014, 1:36pm CST

Lessons From the CEO Of The First Ever MOOC

Lessons From the CEO Of The First Ever MOOC

There has been much press for the massive open online courses or MOOCs, including in my series of interviews to date with Sebas...

Dec 31 2013, 10:56am CST

Business Lessons From The Football Field: Knowing The Difference Between Yardage And Points

Business Lessons From The Football Field: Knowing The Difference Between Yardage And Points

The universal goal of management for companies and startups alike is to reach business objectives with the smallest possible in...

Dec 25 2013, 6:31am CST

The Future Of Translational Medicine -- Lessons Learned In Therapeutics

The Future Of Translational Medicine -- Lessons Learned In Therapeutics

This post is part of our series on the National Science Foundation I-Corps Lean LaunchPad class in Life Science and Health Care...

Dec 23 2013, 11:56am CST

Three Life Lessons From Famed Investor John Templeton

Three Life Lessons From Famed Investor John Templeton

John Templeton, who died in 2008, may not be as widely known today as Warren Buffett (though investors made pilgrimages to his...

Dec 22 2013, 5:01pm CST

A Widower's 4 Vital Money Lessons For Husbands

A Widower's 4 Vital Money Lessons For Husbands

This blog post is for husbands in their 50s and 60s and I think it’s one of the most important ones I’ve written. The heartfelt...

Dec 20 2013, 9:46am CST

New Casio Keyboard Displays Lessons on TV

New Casio Keyboard Displays Lessons on TV

Casio announced a new keyboard that teaches you to play on your TV. The Casio LK-202TV not only shows keyboard lessons on the...

Aug 10 2006, 5:05am CDT