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Issue 78, Spring 2015

In this issue

What Self-Made Billionaires Do Best, The Power of Immersive Media, Ellen Langer on the Value of Mindfulness in Business, and More

Cover story

  • The Redefined No of the CFO

    by Deniz Caglar, Matt Mani, and Josh Peters
    For today’s financial leader, decisions are based on strategy, not spreadsheets.

Leading Ideas


Books in Brief

  • The Hard Work of Invention

    by Marc Levinson
    Walter Isaacson, CEO of the Aspen Institute and author of Steve Jobs, plumbs the history of digitization to get to the roots of successful innovation.
  • Creating Resilient Organizations

    by David K. Hurst
    Judith Rodin, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, describes how to build the capacity to survive disastrous events.

Recent Research

  • s+b Blogs

    Nice Companies Finish First

    by Matt Palmquist
    Firms that make an effort to be responsible are rewarded more than those that seek only to make money.