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  • You are not as smart as you think you are

    This year, I enrolled in the University of Chicago's executive MBA program. Every now and again, I plan to recommend books, research and ideas I've come across in school.
  • Groupon's Leonsis sits with Trib's Melissa Harris

    Groupon's Leonsis sits with Trib's Melissa Harris
    Ted Leonsis, the former senior AOL executive-turned-sports-team-owner/tech investor/dabbler in whatever interests him, sat down with his coffee Wednesday in the Argo Tea on the first floor of Tribune Tower and told me the building is haunted. Oh no, not...

    Chicago designer aims to soup up hovercraft with a 'sports car' feel

    Chicago designer aims to soup up hovercraft with a 'sports car' feel
    Chicago engineer and product designer Michael Mercier has his sights set on manufacturing the Bugatti of hovercraft, a vehicle that can traverse land, water and ice, with a base price tag of $75,000. It looks like the Batmobile floating on a black inner...

    Executive Profile: Martin Nesbitt, the first friend

    Executive Profile: Martin Nesbitt, the first friend
    Chicago businessman Martin Nesbitt will sit on the dais in front of the U.S. Capitol on Monday as his best friend is inaugurated president of the United States. The two men — successful African-American leaders who share a record of high...

    Obama's Chicago fundraising gets boost from LGBT community, as volunteers bring in large bundles of donations

    Obama's Chicago fundraising gets boost from LGBT community, as volunteers bring in large bundles of donations
    Even before President Barack Obama voiced support for same-sex marriage, his re-election campaign was successfully tapping into the wealth of the gay and lesbian community in Chicago and across the country. Four of Obama's top fundraisers, who together...