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In this issue: "What's Next for American Prisons and Criminal Justice Reform?": Five activists, including singer John Legend, debate what's next for criminal justice reform and the role that tech and data can play. "Cisco's Affordable Spark Board Wants to Change How You Conduct Meetings": This plug-and-play wireless screen works as a wireless presentation display, digital whiteboard, and video conferencing tool.
Fast Company is a "workstyle" magazine, a new breed of business journalism that understands a powerful new truth: Work is personal. Its mission is to define the new world of business and to capture the spirit of the men and women who are making it happen. Fast Company connects with an authentic voice, inspires with a revolutionary style, and instructs with personal tools to serve as a manifesto for change and a manual for achieving it.
In this issue: "Kevin Hart's Funny Business": The most successful comedian in the world is also the most productive. "Super-agents Patrick Whitesell and Ari Emanuel Are Building the Future of Hollywood": WME-IMG co-CEOs Patrick Whitesell and Ari Emanuel are blending live events and digital to upend the entertainment business with violent speed. "Inside the IRC": How a visionary aid organization is using technology to help refugees. "The Future of Neighborhoods": Five projects that show how we'll live.
In this issue: "The Key to Oprah Winfrey's Success: Radical Focus": Oprah has figured out how to make time for the projects she cares about most. "Media, Tech, and Advertising to Snapchat: I Ain't Afraid of No Ghost": Inside Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel's entertainment empire. "Failed JC Penney CEO Ron Johnson is Redeeming Himself with Enjoy": The former Apple retail guru was severely humbled after flaming out at JC Penney. Only a startup could save him.
In this issue: "Inside Mark Zuckerberg's Bold Plan for the Future of Facebook": Facebook is firing on all cylinders. Now Mark Zuckerberg is looking to the decade ahead, from AI to VR to drones. "Malala Strikes Back": Nobel Peace Prize–winning activist Malala Yousafzai is channeling her inspiring life story into a targeted mission. "Elon Musk Powers Up": Elon Musk is venturing head-first into the battery business. It might be his boldest bet yet.
In this month's cover story, we'll hear why the human resources department can often seem so inhuman. Then, a celebrated former-HR guru returns from his Mormon missionary work to form a business consulting company. Then, we'll hear about scent: the new branding frontier; as well as the art of work, and advice on how to build your strengths rather than fix your weakness.
In this issue: "Chipotle Eats Itself": Chipotle Mexican Grill was a sizzling business with a red-hot stock until an E. coli outbreak derailed its future. Can a mission-based company make gobs of money and still save the world?; "Mary Barra Is Remaking GM's Culture – And the Company Itself": To keep pace in the race to reinvent transportation, the General Motors CEO is shaking up America's biggest car company; and "Can GoPro Rise Again?": After a dismaying 2015, CEO Nick Woodman is refocusing, betting the company's future on software, new audiences, and a bit of Karma.
In this issue: "Playing the Long Game Inside Tim Cook's Apple": iPhone sales have slumped, stock is down, and pundits insist Apple is a tech laggard. But the company may be stronger than ever. "Can American Apparel's CEO Mend Its Seams?": Paula Schneider is attempting to lead the infamous L.A. basics brand forward. "SoulCycle Wants You to Join Its Tribe": SoulCycle's high-energy, candlelit, spiritual workouts have grown into a national phenomenon. What would you pay to feel part of it? "How Hampton Creek's Plant-Based Foods Have Scrambled the Grocery Aisle".
In this issue: "Learning Larry Page's Alphabet": When Google became Alphabet, the rationale seemed simple: that a company of companies can innovate faster than a single large beast. But that’s only the start. "David Chang Wants To Fuku You Up": An exclusive look at how the Momofuku chef is expanding his empire, plus details about his top-secret new project. "Adam Neumann's $16 Billion Neo-Utopian Play To Turn WeWork Into WeWorld": When Google became Alphabet, the rationale seemed simple: that a company of companies can innovate faster than a single large beast. But that’s only the start.
In this special issue: Fast Company's report on the world's 50 most innovative companies. "How BuzzFeed's Jonah Peretti Is Building a 100-Year Media Company ": Once the "bored at work" network, BuzzFeed is now a globally distributed digital media powerhouse read by 79 million people every month.
"The Evolution of Steve Jobs": If Apple’s rise depended on the standard Steve Jobs clichés, what are we to make of its dominance now? Time to revisit – and correct – the myth. "The Steve Jobs You Didn’t Know: Kind, Patient, and Human": The untold story of Tim Cook’s friendship with Steve Jobs. "Inside Gap’s Plan to Get Back into Your Drawers": GAP’s new CEO Art Peck knows that the first step toward regaining its iconic reputation is making clothes people actually want to wear. "The Biggest Business Comebacks of the Past 20 Years": Apple staged the most impressive recovery of the last 20 years. Here are 19 others that overcame hard times.
"The Real Story Behind Jeff Bezos's Fire Phone Debacle And What It Means For Amazon's Future": Interviews with dozens of current and former employees reveal what went wrong and what it tells us about where Amazon is headed. "How Lego Became the Apple of Toys": After a decade-long slump, Lego has rebuilt itself into a global juggernaut. "What’s Lurking in Your Microbiome? Possibly, a Cure for Disease": Startups are harnessing the trillions of bacteria inside us to eradicate diabetes, obesity, arthritis, and more.
"Tristan Walker: The Visual Man": A bold entrepreneur with a radical startup. "This Brand-Creator Partnership is How Snapchat’s CEO Should Have Tried to Make Money": Snapchat has given forward-thinking creators and marketers off-the-charts engagement. By embracing ads – that’s about to end. "Why the World Is Moving to Diplo’s Beat": The creative force behind a growing musical empire.
In this issue: "Game Time for Twitter: Jack Dorsey's Big Bet on Live Events"; "How Google Is Schooling Apple and Microsoft in the Battle for America's Classrooms"; "How Kanye, Alexa Chung, and Other Mavericks Are Changing Fashion Forever"; "Adidas Makes a Play for Women"; "How David Adjaye Told the Story of the African-American Experience—With a Building"; "Sam Adams's Secret Weapon for Winning Back the American Craft Drinker"; and "What the First Mac's Failure Teaches Us about VR".
In this issue: "What Makes Uber Run": The transportation service has become a global brand, an economic force, and a cultural lightning rod. "Wind of Change at Dyson": Can a pioneering vacuum maker transform itself into a full-blown tech company? "Slack's Workplace Revolution": With sharp design and a radically friendly sensibility, Stewart Butterfield's office-communication tool has everyone chatting.
In this issue: "Can Airbnb Unite the World?": After the attacks in Paris, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky is redoubling his efforts to expand his business—and close the cultural gaps between us. "What's Really Going on Inside Tinder?": Sean Rad is wrestling with the future of his dating-app company—and with his polarizing persona. "How Ipsy Founder Michelle Phan Is Using Influencers to Reinvent the Cosmetics Industry": YouTube star Michelle Phan is changing the marketing playbook for makeup.
In this issue: "The Most Creative People in Business 2015": Meet the visionaries who are changing the way we work, shop, eat, build, play, learn, and explore. "How Hamilton Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Building a Brand for the Ages": History has been recast in order to reflect contemporary America – plus an innovative way to put the fans first.
In this issue: "Why Netflix is Bringing on 'Chelsea'": By giving comedian Chelsea Handler free rein with her talk show, Netflix is opening itself up to new risks—and new opportunities for growth. "Apple, Facebook, Google, and Alibaba Take Hollywood": Since Netflix and Amazon proved that outsiders can thrive in entertainment, the world's largest tech companies are getting in on the act. "Twisted and Mischaracterized": Nigel Eccles's fantasy-sports site has million-dollar cash prizes and partnerships with big-name sports teams and leagues. But is it legal?
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In this issue: "Inside Obama's Stealth Startup": President Obama has quietly recruited top tech talent from the likes of Google and Facebook. Their mission: to reboot how government works. "The Inside Story of Starbuck's Race Together Campaign, No Foam": Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has always tried to do right by his company, his customers and his country. So why did Race Together go so wrong? "Who Is This Guy? John Legere's Strategy for Taking New Customers by Storm": T-Mobile's CEO is the profanity-spewing shock jock of corporate America. Is this the future of leadership?