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Sage Foundation Pledges $50,000 to Help Chicago High School Girls Change Their World

Sage Foundation Pledges ,000 to Help Chicago High School Girls Change Their World
Brave Initiatives encourages young women to see themselves as capable coders and tune them into community issues that they might normally ignore or accept as status quo. The charity aims to motivate high school girls into being social change-makers, making …
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Why Groupon Must Change Its Business Model for Long-Term Success

Why Groupon Must Change Its Business Model for Long-Term Success
I needed sunglasses, the prescription kind. I hadn’t owned a pair in years, but this past summer I finally became fed up with squinting and wincing while daytime driving. Lo and behold, a few days after I decided to invest in some new shades, a Groupon for …
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Why Groupon Must Change Its Business Model for Long-Term Success

Why Groupon Must Change Its Business Model for Long-Term Success
I needed sunglasses, the prescription kind. I hadn’t owned a pair in years, but this past summer I finally became fed up with squinting and wincing while daytime driving. Lo and behold, a few days after I decided to invest in some new shades, a Groupon for …
Read more on Yahoo News

Lessons from Jeff Bezos: Why you need to be willing to change your mind

Lessons from Jeff Bezos: Why you need to be willing to change your mind
Bezos chatted with 37signals, a web-based software developer for individual and small businesses, and took random questions for 45 minutes from the employees. He brought up some intriguing ideas about people who make the right decisions, and it might …
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Lessons from Jeff Bezos: Why you need to be willing to change your mind

Lessons from Jeff Bezos: Why you need to be willing to change your mind
Bezos chatted with 37signals, a web-based software developer for individual and small businesses, and took random questions for 45 minutes from the employees. He brought up some intriguing ideas about people who make the right decisions, and it might …
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How Did Groupon’s Rise and Fall Change Chicago’s Startup Scene? Not Much

How Did Groupon’s Rise and Fall Change Chicago’s Startup Scene? Not Much
All this to say: Howerton’s idea of a real technology scene in Chicago doesn’t end with a certain daily-deals company that happened to go public last year. “Groupon was a huge huge success and potentially a huge huge failure,” Howeton said. “That neither …
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Use lessons from technology innovation to build change elsewhere

Use lessons from technology innovation to build change elsewhere
When he won the Nobel Prize for his work on laser technology, Charles Townes said, "It's like the beaver told the rabbit as they stared at the Hoover Dam. 'No, I didn't build it myself. But it's based on an idea of mine!'" Cheekiness aside, this remark …
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