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Five Questions for Charles Best

Charles Best is founder of DonorsChoose, a nonprofit that lets individuals donate directly to public school classrooms.

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Engaging With History

In 1963, LIFE Magazine asked author James Baldwin where he gets his inspiration.

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Incentives: The Most Powerful Force In The World

By age 35, Akinola Bolaji had already spent two decades scamming people online, posing as an American fisherman to con…

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Latam x Sustainability

In a global climate crisis, country borders mean little.

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Design For An Ethos Of Change

You have probably noticed things look a little different around here.

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The Adversity Quotient

A friend recently shared an article from The Harvard Crimson’s 2022 “Senior Perspectives,” which is a publication that provides an…

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It’s Supposed To Be Hard

In 1990, David Letterman asked his friend Jerry Seinfeld how his new sitcom was going.

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Good Enough

Spare a thought for the poor guppy fish, who lives a miserable existence but teaches us something important about forecasting.

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Three Big Things: The Most Important Forces Shaping the World

An irony of studying history is that we often know exactly how a story ends, but have no idea where…

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Big Beliefs

A trick to learning a complicated topic is realizing how many complex details are a cousin of something simple.

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Rare Skills

Three rare and powerful skills…

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Reality Catches Up

An asset you don’t deserve can quickly become a liability.

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Breaking Points

Two weeks ago, Mitt Romney wrote an opinion piece in The Atlantic titled, “America Is in Denial”.

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Breaking Down A Tesla

Tesla has single-handedly transformed the landscape of the automobile industry worldwide in less than two decades.

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Tails, You Win

Steamboat Willie put Walt Disney on the map as an animator.

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Little Ways The World Works

If you find something that is true in more than one field, you’ve probably uncovered something particularly important.

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Collab SOS: A New Fund and a Call to Action

Collab SOS: A New Fund and a Call to Action.

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Lifestyles

Fifty-four years ago this month, in a push for publicity, The Sunday Times offered £5,000 to whoever could sail solo…

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Wealth vs. Getting Wealthier

Will Smith writes in his biography that…

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The Playbook

Maverick is back and given the Top Gun sequel has raked in more than $800 million to date, it is…

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Keep It Going

A quick story about athletes and investors.

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Too Far

Every good idea and every admirable trait can be taken too far.

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First Investments from Shared Future Fund

Fresh off the heels of announcing the Shared Future Fund, we are excited to share its first batch of investments…

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Verne: The Case for Hydrogen Fuel

The transportation sector is the fourth-largest global contributor of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, following Energy, Industry, and Agriculture.

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Once In A Lifetime

I want to try to explain part of why the world seems so crazy these days.

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