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Opportunities Everywhere • When you think like an entrepreneur, you see everything around you differently.
The Accessible Chef • In 10 years, Christina Tosi has grown Milk Bar from a single New York bakery to a national dessert empire—without losing touch with the customers (and employees) she loves.
“I’m the CEO. Take My Job!” • Most leaders doubt themselves. Some improve on the job. But there’s another path to success—and it means giving up the corner office.
Putting the Brand First • Having a brilliant product or service isn’t enough. To capture today’s consumers, smart startups are first crafting a brand strategy—one that builds a forward-looking foundation for the company.
Building the Perfect Imperfection • How a bedding maker cracked an unusual code.
“What Am I Doing Wrong?” • Feedback is easier to give than to receive. But to be a good leader, it’s crucial to hear (and respond to) critiques of your style. We asked six entrepreneurs: How do you encourage employees to give honest feedback?
Learning to Speak Up • How does a shy entrepreneur make the connections she needs? Pooja Sankar found out as she built Piazza, a platform to help shy students overcome the same problem she had always battled.
Splitting the Sale • How does an e-commerce brand earn the trust of brick-and-mortar stores? With a very unorthodox offer.
Are NDAs Really That Important? • To trusting entrepreneurs, a confidentiality agreement may seem unnecessary. But it’s a vital step toward protecting your business—and its future success.
THE 150 BEST COMPANY CULTURES
TOP CULTURES AT LARGE COMPANIES (more than 300 employees)
TOP CULTURES AT MIDSIZE COMPANIES (75 to 299 employees)
TOP CULTURES AT SMALL COMPANIES (35 to 74 employees)
How TOP GOLF Reached the Top • Today, it’s suburbia’s favorite new game. But for years, it was a company hemorrhaging money. This is the inside story of how two twins, a skeptical management expert, and a big-thinking investor changed their fortunes—and the sport of golf.
Multitasking Masters • Think you’re busy? Take a look at Guy Fieri’s calendar. Or a U.S. Army general’s. Or an in-demand teenage actor’s. Or the CEO of a globally recognized company’s. On the following pages, some of the busiest people on the planet explain how they get it all done.
DOWN AND BACK UP • Nasty Gal’s SOPHIA AMORUSO was a hotshot media darling with a booming company and a Netflix series based on her life—until it all collapsed at once. Now with her new company, GIRLBOSS , she’s doing everything differently.
100 CANNABIS LEADERS Celebrating the Movers, Shakers, and Bakers of 2018
SOFTWARE AND SERVICES • Intelligent tech coupled with a deep understanding of the cannabis industry have helped these companies become the go-to providers across a host of services.
PACKAGING AND PRODUCT INNOVATION • Capturing the attention and trust of consumers is about more than just brand identity. Packaging excellence and design innovation make our top picks stand apart.
EDIBLES • Infused foods are a fast-growing category and the culinary expertise of these market leaders has powered the increased adoption with consumers.
LEGAL AND CONSULTING • From legal advice to business development to investing, these companies excel in navigating the constantly evolving cannabis industry.
SOCIAL/ECO RESPONSIBILITY • The companies in this group are thriving by focusing on...