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Editor-at-Large — Inc.
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Professional explainer. Editor-at-Large, @inc. Co-founder, @onethingnew. Optimist, amateur naturalist, darn good cook. Addicted to fresh air and natural light.

9 Notable VC Deals of 2014 — So far, 2014's been a big year for venture capital, with firms investing $33.2 billion into young companies in the first three quarters, according to the National Venture Capital Association. That's more than the entire year's investment for any of the past five years.

3 Ways To Turn Your Art into Your Business — Art and business are supposed to be diametrically opposed. But many artists, including the duo Christo and Jeanne-Claude, are as much entrepreneurs as they are creative visionaries. How, though, do you turn art into entrepreneurship?

Only Crazy Obsession Could Have Built This $25 Million Ice Cream Empire — Jeni Britton Bauer is absolutely obsessive about ice cream. Any other jobs she's ever held--and at one point she worked three at once--she says "were in service to ice cream." She is not being ironic. Her fascination began while she was a student at Ohio State University, where she was studying art and art history and developing a serious hobby in perfumery.

The Only Holiday Sales Gauge That Matters for Independent Retailers — Even if you're not in the retail business, it's hard to ignore the forecasts. And at least since September, the forecast has been for a lackluster holiday season. At best. Meanwhile, big merchants such as Macy's and J.C. Penney have had mediocre quarterly earnings reports. Can small retailers really be immune?

Why Powerful Women Are More Likely to Be Depressed — Does being the boss lead to depression? It's not supposed to. Being the boss is generally thought to be good for you: bosses tend to have more control over their work, which is thought to lessen stress. And bosses often have more schedule flexibility than their subordinates, which is linked to decreased symptoms of depression.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Gets a Taste of Bad Karma

Why This Jeopardy! Champ Would Rather Be Second-Best — Julia Collins has won more games than all but one contestant, and the most of any woman. Guess which she'd prefer to be known for? This spring, Julia Collins won 20 games of Jeopardy! in a row, giving her the second-longest winning streak of any Jeopardy!

The Unpleasant Reason We Need More Women Venture Capitalists — Venture-capitalist-turned entrepreneur Carla Valdes had to show her partners how to better work with women. Why is it important that more women become venture capitalists? I thought it was so that more women entrepreneurs, and more innovations relevant to women, would get funded.

What Tinder's CEO Demotion Means for Silicon Valley Sexism — A young Silicon Valley tech founder appears to actually be suffering the repercussions of his alleged bad behavior, even if the repercussions are pretty mild. This is new. A young Silicon Valley tech founder appears to actually be suffering the repercussions of his alleged bad behavior.

Why Women Entrepreneurs Make the Best Leaders — Women entrepreneurs have exactly the leadership qualities that companies value the most, according to a new study. It's a common joke: The reason I'm an entrepreneur is because I'm unemployable anywhere else. Actually, corporate America should be clamoring to get you on board.
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Dec 18, 2014

RT @odannyboy: The Elf on the Shelf normalizes children to surveillance, sending data back to Santa aka “Boss”… #ElfPanopticon

Dec 18, 2014

@LaurenYoung Thank you, oh email guru! Looking forward to seeing you in Jan. Happy new year!

Dec 18, 2014

RT @LaurenYoung: Going away for the holidays and worried about your inbox exploding? Just declare email bankruptcy: @weisul

Dec 17, 2014

RT @mariaaspan: "If you really believe in it, you have to grind it out yourself." Robert Redford talks Sundance and failure w/@weisul

Dec 17, 2014

Who knew that breakfast-for-dinner is a leadership skill? Suddenly, I feel so much more competent!… via @Inc

Dec 16, 2014

RT @brainpicker: Happy birthday, Jane Austen! Her advice on writing, in letters to her teenage niece

Dec 16, 2014

RT @nytopinion: Editorial: There is no good reason that midwives should not play a more important role in the US.

Dec 16, 2014

RT @snaps4life: The Overlooked, Completely Obvious Secret to Being a Good Boss @weisul -- wasn't expecting answer but makes sense

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