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What makes leaders effective in an environment that is rapidly changing, volatile, and unpredictable? And what makes those effective leaders get the most out of life?


There's value in wading through junk—or through venues historically viewed as all the “wrong places”—to realize breakthrough insights and innovations.

Is our long national jobs nightmare finally over?


The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation reads the Internet so that you don’t have to, sharing a short list of curated blog posts for your Friday reading.

November's jobs report contained some surprisingly good news, with lots of new positions opening up and the employment-to-population ratio getting a strong boost. The headline jobless figure now sits at a much-improved 7%. At the same time, we see signs of America's "new normal" lurking in every corner of the report. Large numbers of working age people (especially males) remain outside the workforce. And while the highly educated appear to enjoy a booming economy, the less-skilled face a far different job market.   


NASA's budget may be declining, but the private sector is stepping up in a big way.


Can growth and prosperity in our cities be predicted? The answer may surprise you.


The Internet of Things is (finally) upon us.


America's export rules are incredibly complicated; over 46 federal agencies oversee the process.


How will robots impact property values?


Emily Badger notes the incredible rise in civic technology.