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Green Means Go
WITH RECREATIONAL CANNABIS NOW LEGAL ACROSS CANADA, AN $11 BILLION MARIJUANA COMPANY CALLED CANOPY GROWTH—THE COUNTRY’S TOP PLAYER—IS SUDDENLY GETTING PERSONAL WITH MILLIONS OF NEW CUSTOMERS. IF ONLY RETAIL WERE AN EASY BUSINESS TO CULTIVATE.
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Hungry For Feedback
An online resource for recipes, restaurant reviews, and discussion threads on culinary minutiae (such as how to store sourdough starter or fresh galangal), Food52 has grown over the past decade to reach more than 13 million monthly visitors across pl
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The Netflix Shuffle
Last summer, Netflix offered Hollywood something unexpected: a rare peek inside the highly secretive streaming service. The company rented out a huge L.A. sound-stage and invited each of the major talent agencies to come one by one and watch presenta
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PICTURING Innovation
WHAT DOES INNOVATION LOOK LIKE IN 2019 AND BEYOND? THE SPEAKERS AT THE FOURTH ANNUAL FAST COMPANY INNOVATION FESTIVAL WEIGH IN.
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Just Doing It
Wieden+Kennedy leverages its independence to make advertising that transcends branding and drives the pop-culture conversation.
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Leaders In Motion
Since its inception in 1995, Fast Company has sought to portray business and businesspeople in surprising ways. Our focus on innovation—as opposed to mere scale or power—allows us to look beyond CEOs to highlight a diverse set of visionaries, such as
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West World
Next month, a daring, $20 billion development officially opens in a previously inhospitable and uninhabitable area on Manhattan’s Far West Side. Spearheaded by real estate firm Related Companies (and partly paid for by the city), the 28-acre Hudson Y
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The Slow Death Of Open Offices
EMPLOYEES DON’T LIKE THEM. RESEARCH PROVES THEY’RE INEFFECTIVE. WHY IS IT TAKING SO LONG FOR US TO GET RID OF THEM?
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Butterfly Effect
Until recently, if you needed an ultrasound scan, it meant a trip to a hospital or a specialist’s office with an expensive, stand-alone machine. That’s changing, thanks to a new device called the Butterfly iQ—a $2,000 smartphone-connected imager that
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Match Point
HOW MATCH GROUP CEO MANDY GINSBERG MEETS THE DATING NEEDS OF DIFFERENT COMMUNITIES, AT HOME AND ABROAD
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Night Vision
WITH THE RELEASE OF GLASS, THE THIRD INSTALLMENT IN HIS ALT-SUPERHERO SERIES, M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN TALKS ABOUT BUILDING UP HIS OWN SUPERHUMAN DEFENSES.
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The Most Powerful Person In Silicon Valley
It’s a bright September morning in San Carlos, California, and Masayoshi Son, chairman of SoftBank, is throwing me off schedule. I’d come, as he had, to meet with the people he’s tapped to run the Vision Fund, his $100 billion bet on the future of, w
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Hidden Pockets Of Free Ti Me, And Where To Find Them
No room in your day for exercise, networking, volunteering, reading, meditating, or any of the other priorities that keep getting bumped from your to-do list? A time-management expert demonstrates how easy it can be to liberate minutes, if not hours,
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Graphene Dream
London-based adventure-wear maker Vollebak is known for technical innovation. Its latest accomplishment: creating a jacket out of the so-called “miracle material” graphene. This thin, strong, and versatile form of graphite can conduct heat and electr
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It’s A “We” World. . .
A New York City office opens into a big lounge with employees draped across plush furniture. A neon sign blares HELLO NYC! A man in a black tee cuts grapefruit for infused water in the open kitchen. Though it has all the distinctive signs of a WeWork
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“This Is Not A Reality TV Show.”
APRIL RYAN WASHINGTON BUREAU CHIEF, AMERICAN URBAN RADIO NETWORKS If I have to do the morning show, I get up two hours prior and study and look at stories to make sure that I know what I’m talking about. I’m on the phone quite a bit. I talk to congr
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Instagram Gets Its Wires Crossed
The beloved photo-sharing app stumbled earlier this year in launching IGTV, its YouTube-like product. Now, Instagram’s founders are gone, and its parent company (Facebook) is getting antsy: Somebody’s got to get that play button to work.
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“Email Is Like A Tsunami Every Day.”
MELLODY HOBSON PRESIDENT, ARIEL INVESTMENTS People overvalue money and undervalue time. I have been willing to spend money to make sure I am fully staffed so that I can leverage my time better. I have a house assistant in Chicago [where Ariel is hea
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“It’s Easy To Get Lost In The Weeds.”
CAL HENDERSON COFOUNDER AND CTO, SLACK I walk to work almost every day. I listen to audiobooks when I walk, at three-times speed, so a book every couple of days. Bad Blood [by John Carreyrou] is so good! It’s fun and terrifying and definitely makes
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The Crypto Period
Leaders in humanitarian aid, finance, technology, and more have embraced the distributed ledger known as blockchain to bring transparency to their operations. The art world is experimenting with it as well, seeing the technology as a way to revolutio
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“I’ve Learned To Just Allow Myself To Feel Sad And Then Move Forward.”
JENNIFER DE HARO MANAGING ATTORNEY AT REFUGEE AND IMMIGRANT CENTER FOR EDUCATION AND LEGAL SERVICES (RAICES) I oversee all the legal work and manage our team of attorneys, legal assistants, and administrative staff in Fort Worth, Texas. That involve
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Secrets Of The Most Productive Staff
I enjoy Fast Company’s annual Secrets of the Most Productive People package in the same way an armchair tourist might experience magazines such as Departures or Travel & Leisure. I make a mental note of every tip and recommendation—then promptly igno
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Janelle IN WONDALAND
ORGANIZATION, STRATEGY, AND A TIGHT GROUP OF TRUSTED COLLABORATORS KEEP JANELLE MONÁE’S ARTISTIC WORLD SPINNING.
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The Witherspoon Method
• WAKING UP: I have a 6-year-old who likes to have milk at 6 o’clock every morning, so from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m., he drinks milk, and my husband [CAA agent Jim Toth] and I drink coffee. we talk and catch up on the news—Jim likes to hear it, I like to rea
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“How Can I Use This Day To Be Better For Tomorrow?”
P.K. SUBBAN DEFENSEMAN, NASHVILLE PREDATORS, NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE The [82-game NHL] season can be tiring, with the travel and the physicality of the sport. But I’m not complaining. I wake up every morning [thinking], “I don’t want to waste this da
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Master Of The Games
BY BRINGING E-SPORTS INTO HIGH SCHOOLS, PLAYVS FOUNDER DELANE PARNELL IS CREATING THE SCOUTING GROUNDS FOR NEW TECH TALENT.
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Into Thin Air
ELECTRONIC-CIGARETTE STARTUP JUUL LABS IS VALUED AT MORE THAN $16 BILLION. IT’S ALSO HOOKING TEENS ON NICOTINE AND DRAWING SCRUTINY FROM THE FDA. CAN THE COMPANY INNOVATE ITS WAY OUT OF A CRISIS IT HELPED CREATE?
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“Every Family Dinner Is Like I’m Testing Out My Own Products.”
YI QIN VP OF PRODUCT MANAGEMENT, INSTANT BRANDS Our objective is that you’ll press the button on an Instant Pot, and dinner is cooked. But for us, it’s a lot of work. How do we make sure that the press of the button creates the results that the cons
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A Fashionable Entrance
ON THE HEELS OF HIS COMPANY’S RECENT IPO, FARFETCH CEO JOSÉ NEVES TALKS ABOUT THE FUTURE OF FASHION, THE INDUSTRY’S PROBLEM WITH WASTE, AND THE UNEXPECTED BENEFITS OF A GLOBAL RECESSION.
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Harness Your Home Assistant
Alexa can do more than tell you whether it’s going to rain or help you order a pizza. While nearly a third of Americans own smart speakers, such as the Alexa-powered Amazon Echo, Google Home, or Apple HomePod—a number that’s expected to rise to 48% b
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