Trader Daniel Masters in New York
©Pascal Perich

Oil trader who joined bitcoin brigade

Daniel Masters is an early convert from mainstream finance

Business Education

Sebastian Thrun, co-founder and chief executive officer of Udacity Inc., stands for a photograph after a Bloomberg West Television interview in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Friday, March 14, 2014. Udacity Inc. provides and promotes digital education services offering free online courses in computer science, mathematics, general sciences, programming, and entrepreneurship with lecture videos, quizzes and homework assignments. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Sebastian Thrun ©Bloomberg
Computer scientist who quit teaching at Stanford has a mission to transform business education
– Jonathan Moules
Business school students use their skills to help the International Rescue Committee
– Charlotte Clarke
young businessman looking to drawing business strategy on wall ©iStock
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– Laurent Ortmans

Universal dangers shown by Toshiba flaws

The key lesson is about the malign impact of top-down pressure


Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café, Washington

Food, drink, erudition — and a link to the Monica Lewinsky affair

Biological markers and longevity

Tracking of vital signs takes a new tack

Common sense frees staff from appraisals

Accenture’s decision to remove the annual performance review is welcome news

Portrait of Patricia Barbizet,Executive Director of Artemis since 1992 and is Vice-Chairman of the Board of Groupe PPR and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Christie’s
©Magali Delporte

Patricia Barbizet, Christie’s CEO

The auction house boss has become one of France’s most powerful business leaders

Lessons from the kitchen for executives

Chefs have much to teach about communication

Feedback: Golf lost touch with customers

Andrew Hill wrote about the need to overhaul sport’s stuffy image

Tammy Erickson, left, Mark Fields and Kay Trainor
©FT Montage/Getty/Rosie Hallam

Strategies to soothe disrupted staff

The art of people management when a business is under attack

Carmakers turn to digital prototypes

Costly vehicle mock-ups are set to become rarer