How many great husband-and-wife business teams can you think of? Us neither. But Kate and Andy Spade have figured out how to make their unusual partnership work. They've built a fashion empire -- but can they make it last?
Couples who work together have some unique advantages -- and face some serious challenges. Nan Langowitz, director of the Center for Women's Leadership at Babson College, suggests keeping the following things in mind.
Jones Soda founder and CEO Peter van Stolk never made it to business school. But shepherding one of today's hottest beverage brands has been an excellent marketing education. Here's what he has learned.
Movies may be sheer entertainment for most of us, but for many passionate, creative people, they're also a lot of work. With Oscar season here, we turned to a cast of film-industry characters for fresh wisdom on managing teams, coping with rejection, and implementing the visions of others.
Love the Donald but can't spare time for The Apprentice? Then the official Apprentice talking Trump doll is for you! A full 12 inches tall, in a classic navy suit and trademark red tie, this $24.99 mini-Trump offers 17 memorable magnate witticisms -- which is all anyone really needs.
These days, for better or worse, everyone seems to be a blogger. How to know what's worth reading? This month, Fast Company unveils our top picks from the ever-expanding blog universe -- starting with the best from the world of venture capital.
SpaceShipOne took the $10 million Ansari X Prize for shuttling into suborbital space twice in two weeks. But it was Peter Diamandis, aerospace engineer and medical doctor, who created the competition. Now, Diamandis, 42, has moved onto smaller things -- a new prize for nanotechnology. He spoke to Fast Company about his uncharted worlds.
What does it take to make a better bed net? It's no small matter: Bed nets are a critical defense against malaria, which each year kills 1 million people and makes another 300 million ill in developing regions. The solution, it turns out, is no small matter either.
If Greyhound ever starts an airline, it'll have a service edge over the sky buses flying today. Instead of complaining about business travel, deal with it. Our new Road Warrior feature will help you do just that. In that spirit, pamper yourself instead of expecting the airlines to do it for you.