This Is Dropbox’s Latest Plan to Challenge Google, Microsoft, and Box

This Is Dropbox’s Latest Plan to Challenge Google, Microsoft, and Box

This Is Dropbox’s Latest Plan to Challenge Google, Microsoft, and Box It’s getting harder to stand out in the crowded space of selling workplace software. Dropbox has debuted new features intended to distinguish its online document storage service against several fierce competitors. The startup, which has a reported valuation of $10 billion, has been prioritizing developing new features for businesses-rather than consumers-over the last few...
The Next Big Thing Usually Starts Out Looking Like Nothing At All

The Next Big Thing Usually Starts Out Looking Like Nothing At All

The Next Big Thing Usually Starts Out Looking Like Nothing At All In the 1930’s, the great industrialist George Eastman engaged in a minor debate with his friend, the education reformer Abraham Flexner, about who contributed most to science. Eastman pointed to Guglielmo Marconi, who invented of radio and transformed the world. Yet Flexner argued that given the discoveries of scientists like James Clerk Maxwell and Heinrich Hertz, Marconi’s invention was...
How To Avoid Being Professionally Ghosted

How To Avoid Being Professionally Ghosted

How To Avoid Being Professionally Ghosted Rose Dawydiak-Rapagnani, a San Francisco-based communications strategist, recently struck out on her own to start a consultancy. In the first months, she signed up a company that made a strong impression. But after she wrapped up the job and sent along an invoice, the client disappeared off the face of the...
How These Top Companies Are Getting Inclusion Right

How These Top Companies Are Getting Inclusion Right

How These Top Companies Are Getting Inclusion Right Creating diverse and inclusive workplaces isn’t just a “nice” thing to do. There is also a well-documented business case for how diversity positively impacts the bottom line. But once you’ve put the time and effort into building your multitalented, multifaceted A-team, you’re not going to keep them if they don’t feel valued, understood, and...