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The e-commerce platform’s acquisition of Depop is only the latest move in its ambitious expansion plans

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Building a House of Brands


Music streaming is crowded with competitors. Can Spotify’s podcast gamble keep it ahead of the pack?

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Smart Pipes Become Dumb Pipes


Pivots in the business world shape the stories that brands tell us, in turn influencing how consumers view the world

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From startup in 1998 to today, a detailed history of the strategy, metrics, and experiments Netflix executes to develop a personalized experience focused on delivering its members movies they love

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The startup’s opportunity is not conference calls, it’s never-ending drive-time radio

The invitation-only audio-chat social networking app clubhouse is pictured on a smartphone
The invitation-only audio-chat social networking app clubhouse is pictured on a smartphone
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What business leaders can learn from chess players and firefighters about when to rely on intuition

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A broker contemplating and holding up a phone while watching his computer.
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Business leaders ready to return to normal are operating with a losing strategy that could put them out of business

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A cloud on a black background is superimposed over a US dollar bill.
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An excerpt from the classic business book ‘The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It’

A photo of a frustrated entrepreneur sitting at his desk, pinching his eyelids.
A photo of a frustrated entrepreneur sitting at his desk, pinching his eyelids.
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