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Leading the Pack
Two Austin leaders from very different sectors are sharing the spotlight on Fortune's list of the World's 50 Greatest Leaders. Adm. William McRaven, chancellor of the UT System ...
Millennial Career Advice
Recently I wrote a column containing advice for the college graduate getting his or her first job. Just to cover all my bases I asked the younger generation at my ...
Smarty Pants
Two Austin high schools are at the top of the class. Westlake High School and Liberal Arts & Science Academy rank among the 10 smartest public schools in America, according to ...
Job Hunt
As graduation approaches, a top concern for college seniors is whether or not they'll score a job right out of school. According to a recent study conducted by NerdWallet ...
Austin's Smartest Schools
There are some pretty smart kids graduating from local private schools, according to a new report. Niche, a database of information about schools, has ranked the best academic private schools ...
Career Advice
During the depths of the 2008 recession, the biggest career advice question I received from friends and colleagues was, "How do I help my college graduate son or daughter get ...
Take the Bait
One young Austinite is proving that she can swim with the sharks. For the past six years, 10-year-old Mikaila Ulmer has been selling lemonade with BeeSweet Lemonade, a successful Austin-based ...
Missing Money
Nothing beats the feeling of finding a $20 bill in the jeans you just washed. Now just imagine how great it would feel to find hundreds of dollars of your ...
Destroy Daily Dot
A major hacktivist group has a bone to pick with an Austin-based website. Anonymous has waged a cyberwar against Daily Dot, an online newspaper that focuses on Internet community topics ...
Community First!
Local nonprofit Mobile Loaves & Fishes has long been known for its innovative work with the city's homeless community while the Alamo Drafthouse has become one of Austin's favorite ...
Rich Folks
Forbes' annual list of The World's Billionaires features three very wealthy locals from three very different industries. Michael Dell, the former University of Texas at Austin student turned PC ...
Austin on Mars
Sonia Van Meter is many things: a political consultant, a wife, a step-mother ... and a potential resident of Mars. Yes, you read that right.  Mars One, a privately funded organization ...
Tooting Our Horn
If you’ve ever tried to get around Austin without a car, you’ll probably need to stifle a hearty laugh about the findings of a new report on transportation ...
Hands-off Hosting
Forget takeout or slaving away in the kitchen for your next dinner party: A new app offers on-demand, chef-prepared, three-course meals in your home with just a few clicks. Lekker ...
International Owls
A Texas university has been deemed one of the top 100 international institutions in the Times Higher Education World University rankings — but it's not UT. Rice University made its ...
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