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This post first appeared on Instagram over @radreadsco. Ascending the corporate ladder can involve an alphabet soup of options. There's T vs. I-shaped professionals, a concept pioneered by design guru and IDEO CEO Tim Brown. For the wonkier free-agent types, there's the semicolon-shaped person coined by blogger Venkatesh Rao. These...

Sergio Brown played high school basketball with Derrick Rose, was coached by Bill Belichick in the NFL, has two degrees, and has worked at Google. Despite barely playing football in high school, Sergio learned the ins and outs of the game at Norte Dame and...

Mihir Desai is a finance professor at Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School and the author of The Wisdom of Finance: Discovering Humanity in a world of risk. In this Rad Awakenings podcast, we discuss the problem with optionality, the crisis moment in higher...

Management gurus love the phrase "feedback is a gift." After all, when we take critical feedback from others we improve, develop new skills, and learn about our blindspots. But something about that aphorism rings hollow. We know about this gift, yet approach feedback conversations with anxiety. Once...

In the months after the 2016 election, 16,000 women contacted the non-profit Emily's List to learn about running for office, compared to 1,000 the entire prior year. Alessandra Biaggi is one of these new faces in politics. As a young girl she declared at...

I once ate 60 Chicken McNuggets in one sitting. As a product of the 80s, McDonalds was the ultimate teenage reward. Yet today, my daughter doesn’t even notice the Golden Arches. Times have changed. Growing up, my folks’ news consumption consisted of a morning paper,...

“Money makes people more of what they already are,” remarked my friend and fellow hedge fund investor Ted Seides. He continued, “If you are a greedy person, you’re going to want more money. If you’re a kind person, you’’re going to become even kinder.” This...