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Wharton professor Adam Grant interviews Walter Issacson about his biography on Leonardo da Vinci. The biggest takeaway: “Stay curious about everything.”
Fast growth by China’s Alipay and WeChat Pay will likely continue in parts of Southeast Asia where traditional credit cards were never strong. But expect obstacles in countries with old-style systems like Japan.
Technology has dramatically expanded financial inclusion across the globe, but it has also created new questions about regulation and oversight.
The Trump administration’s recent waivers of convicted banks have raised questions about banking oversight and the criminal penalty system.
Former Apple CEO John Sculley talks about the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show and how AI is disrupting industries.
Rising commodity prices pegged to Chinese demand will likely push up Latin America’s economic growth modestly this year. But potential political setbacks remain a risk, experts say.
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Wharton research into startups focusing on hard-science and technology sheds light on when companies pivot and when they “firefight.”
Goldman Sachs’s head of human capital management explains how building a successfully diverse culture goes far beyond the hiring process.
The entrepreneur-founder and lead designer of Stuart Weitzman shoes said that doing things differently from everyone else helped him create a multi-million dollar global brand.
Wharton research finds that some seemingly unproductive traits can actually spur people to work well and to be effective in leadership roles.
Wharton’s Brian Berkey says it’s not enough to merely agitate for social change — it’s a moral imperative to give generously to the less advantaged.