For starters, business and political leaders may want to take the term "climate change" out of the conversation.
FORTUNE -- In New York, it is not political suicide to talk about climate change. "In just 14 months, two hurricanes have forced us to evacuate neighborhoods -- something our city government had never done before," wrote New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg in an op-ed published in Bloomberg News' "view" section. "Our MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Nov 28, 2012 10:20 AM ET
Robot Chicken's Seth Green and John Harvatine discuss the trials of pitching Robot Chicken to Harrison Ford and why the company has an RV for a conference room.
FORTUNE – The folks behind Cartoon Network's Robot Chicken care, deeply, about what happens to a Miley Cyrus doll. To make it onto the show, that doll must have started as a writer's brainchild, survived the pitch process, and undergone hours of arduous stop-motion MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Nov 26, 2012 11:42 AM ET
For the second year in a row, Fortune readers have chosen Buffett as their Businessperson of the Year.
FORTUNE -- After five rounds of voting, with 32 contenders over the course of one week, the people have spoken, and they have called for the Oracle. The winner of Fortune's Businessperson of the Year, reader's choice edition, is Warren Buffett, for the second year in a row.
Last year, the Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA) MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Nov 16, 2012 7:54 AM ET
The presidential candidates ran campaigns that were, in many ways, fueled by divisive politics. Now that it is over, how do we recover?
FORTUNE -- It's over, thank goodness, the election is over. Americans all over the ideological map can, at least, celebrate together that the attack ads, snarky debates, and divisive narratives of this presidential race have come to an end.
The ability to agree on that, or anything, may be MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Nov 8, 2012 1:27 PM ET
The Princeton professor and former State Department official discusses her take on leadership and work-life balance.
FORTUNE -- In what felt like a knockdown, drag out election season, we heard plenty about the problems in Washington and improving the lives of American women. As a foreign policy professor and a woman who has worked in Washington, Anne-Marie Slaughter knows these issues all too well.
Slaughter currently teaches at Princeton, but last year, MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Nov 7, 2012 12:35 PM ET
The energy drink brand consumed its parent company, Hansen's Natural. What does it mean to shift from "natural sodas" to caffeine-charged beverages?
FORTUNE -- Energy drinks are hot right now. The market is global, growing, and young. Brands plaster their logos on arenas and extreme sports gear. And while Red Bull dominates the world market, Monster Beverages is catching up, account for a third of the energy drink market in the MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Nov 5, 2012 11:38 AM ET
CEO Frank Blake went against the grain and pulled the plug on building more stores in the U.S. and China. And he and his company are reaping the benefits.
FORTUNE – The business world is a slave to growth stats. That's how most analysts and other company watchers gauge a firm's success. If you run a retail operation, growth often means building more stores. And if you want in on the MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Oct 26, 2012 10:35 AM ET
Sometimes, it's impossible to push against powerful people. But employees often have resources to empower themselves that they may not recognize. By Shelley DuBoisShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Oct 19, 2012 10:41 AM ET
Director Stewart Hendler discusses the challenges and bright spots of bringing sci-fi production values to a web-sized screen.
FORTUNE – Many of us are watching more videos online these days, but how do you pack all the gore and sexy graphics of a sci-fi action film onto a web-sized screen?
That is director Stewart Hendler's charge. He started out behind the camera, shooting horror flicks -- he directed 2009 slasher "Sorority Row," MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Oct 12, 2012 1:50 PM ET
Research suggests that negative attitudes at work stand to contaminate a company's culture. But there are a few antidotes to this problem.
FORTUNE -- Goodness knows, plenty workers have reason to complain these days. And yet, most every office has a couple people who take that right a little too liberally -- they are, as a rule obtrusively upset.
They are what management expert Rob Cross calls "de-energizers:" "The people who just MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Oct 10, 2012 10:27 AM ET
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