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Deputy Editor, | Business journalist. Digital strategist. Summer lover.

IN BRIEF; A Coffee-Sandwich Merger Has Its First Offspring — Xando Coffee and Bar and Cosi Sandwich Bar, restaurant chains that merged in September, opened their first combined location at 461 Park Avenue South (at 31st Street) on Wednesday. In addition to offering the food that each restaurant has already become known for, like Xando's s'mores and Cosi's freshly baked bread, the 80-seat Xando Cosi has an expanded menu with items neither chain has sold before.

Founder trumpets religion — Highlighting the themes in his autobiography, titled "It's Easier to Succeed Than to Fail," S. Truett Cathy-founder and chair of Chick-fil-A-spoke Wednesday afternoon to an audience of Divinity school students and professors about the important role religion has played in his life.

Is Stephen Wolfram the Isaac Newton of Our Time? — The Wolfram Research founder looks at the technological implications of a shift that the scientific community has experienced in recent years.

Stephen Wolfram: How Crowdfunding Will Change Science — One of Stephen Wolfram's challenges has been getting the public invested in his unorthodox methods for figuring out the fundamental theory of physics.

Noreena Hertz: Becoming a Better Decision-Maker — Noreena Hertz explains the importance of carving out time to think.

Noreena Hertz: Why PowerPoint Is Bad for Decision-Making — Unexpected things can change your decision-making, even if you don't realize it.

Noreena Hertz: Get Insights From the Right People — Often, your employees on the ground can tell you more about your business than management.

Noreena Hertz: You Have to Challenge Your Own Thinking — Noreena Hertz has found that experts who appear the most confident are those who underperform.

Noreena Hertz: Should You Trust Your Gut? — Noreena Hertz talks about the difference between making instant and drawn-out decisions.

Noreena Hertz: How to Overcome Indecisiveness — To make better decisions, set a deadline and stick to it.
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At that moment I realized it was not going to be about selling but can I make enough? @hamdiulukaya #Inc5000

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The first @chobani customer, on Long Island: 'Your packaging is so different people pick it up and I'm selling it.' @hamdiulukaya #Inc5000

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When you grow a company to a big scale, you face decisions constantly. One after the other. One after the other. @hamdiulukaya #Inc5000

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A lot of the skillsets you use in raising a family are the same skillsets you use for business. Kip Tindell @ContainerStore #Inc5000

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I actually believe that women make better leadership executives than men. via Kip Tindell @ContainerStore #Inc5000

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We turned Leonard Green & Partners into the only conscious capitalism private equity firm in America. Kip Tindell @ContainerStore #Inc5000

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.@ContainerStore interviewed nearly 117 private equity firms before going with Leonard Green & Partners @paulkeegan #Inc5000

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Kip Tindell @ContainerStore and John Mackey @wholefoods were college roommates at @UTAustin #Inc5000

Oct 17, 2014

We can't have more volume than the biggest mass merchant but we can have much better relationships with our vendors @ContainerStore #Inc5000

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