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How to win over a team of experts

Specialist employees can resist a boss who knows less than they do. But working through a pain point can turn things around.
by Wanda T. Wallace

How cities can stay cool on a warming Earth

As the demand for air conditioning grows worldwide, a more energy-efficient approach, already in use in the Gulf countries, offers a potential solution.
by George Sarraf, Christopher Decker, and Jad Moussalli

The Greatest Showman on Earth

Robert Wilson’s biography of P.T. Barnum seeks to balance the humbug and hucksterism with business success and good works.
by Theodore Kinni
Inside the Mind of the CEO

Nigeria’s untapped banking potential

How Peter Amangbo, outgoing group managing director and CEO of Zenith Bank, positioned it to win the 30 percent of Nigerians who don’t have bank accounts.
by Samuel Abu and Tola A. Ogundipe

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Keep your CSR programs on track

Corporate social responsibility can be tricky, especially for multinationals. A new study lays out some guidance.
by Matt Palmquist
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Leading with a mission mind-set

How Beth Mooney, CEO of KeyCorp and chair of the Cleveland Clinic, earns trust in banking and healthcare.
by Samantha Marshall
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How to manage mavericks

The best soccer coaches are able to produce elite performances from hard-to-manage players. Businesses should take note.
by Ben Lyttleton
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China’s herd of unicorns

About 200 Chinese startups have valuations of $1 billion or more, and many are preparing to go global.
by Jianbin Gao and Yuqing Guo
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Bartleby, the office enigma

Herman Melville’s short story Bartleby, the Scrivener provides lessons on how to deal with troubled colleagues.
by Daniel Akst

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