Stella McCartney's famous parents opened doors for her, but she still had to carve out her own fashion brand
Living and working with purpose can help average people achieve great things -- here's how to find yours.
A winter commute can seem far easier when the office is a Caribbean beach. How virtual reality can transform work.
2014 has been a big year for towering new skyscrapers -- literally. But what does 2015 have in store?
London to develop underground city from abandoned ghost stations.
Japan and Lesotho may not share many similarities, but the two countries are now being linked by trout.
Ocoa Bay in the Dominican Republic was producing wine 500 years ago before stalling. Now it hopes to start again.
Here's some background information about Apple, Inc.
Growing up, Alli Webb loved having her hair done, so she decided to bring that happy feeling to millions of women worldwide in an instant with Drybar.
More and more people are realizing that pausing -- even just for five minutes -- can help with productivity.
Large emerging markets are facing slow growth rates -- how can they steer their way forward in this challenging climate?
With working hours getting ever longer, savvy business are turning to creative ways of increasing employee satisfaction.
China certainly has its finger on the pulse when it comes to technology, and thanks to 26-year-old entrepreneur Liu Chengcheng, Chinese start-ups are having an easier time innovating for the future.
How the food business is getting rich betting on climate change.
It's the latest landmark on Singapore's already busy skyline and at a cost of a billion dollars hopes to leave an indelible mark.
The world's first road capable of turning sunlight into energy officially opened for traffic Wednesday in the Netherlands.
A new kind of school is popping up all over the world -- and they want to teach us how to live our lives better.
The most "complicated" handmade watch in the world has been sold at auction for $21.3 million. Here's why.
The short lives of disposable tableware: convenient, yet wasteful. A small family business is offering a greener alternative.
Great leadership isn't just about what you are doing right, it's about what you aren't doing wrong.
Seychelles needed more than pristine beaches and coral reefs to boost its once troubled tourism industry.
Alone time and quiet reflection can translate into big bucks further down the road. Just ask Bill Gates
Turkey's plans to open one of the largest hospitals in the world in 2017. But will the ambitious facility be able to recruit enough doctors?
Creativity runs through the veins of the entertainment industry, but recent digital innovations across its various forms are more experimental than ever.
Think your business could be the next Facebook? Here's how to convince the investors.
It's a woman's most intimate piece of apparel and many women will admit, shopping for one can be a nightmare.
The best leaders make us feel unsure of ourselves.
How one woman is bringing fresh bread and a fresh perspective to the town of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Tinder for business? How big data matchmaking is transforming recruitment
Tech expert Toby Shapshak picks 15 exciting African startups from the continent to watch this year.
A growing body of research suggests that it can. Greenery relaxes you and can make you come up with better ideas.
There is a great deal of evidence for the detrimental effects of having too much confidence.
Opinion piece from architect Zaha Hadid on growing up in a very different Iraq.
Business is a game, as Bill Gates observed, and in the modern workplace any distinction is fast dissolving. Firms are increasingly adopting the principles of successful gaming and applying them to the office to build teams of problem solvers.
This South African entrepreneur didn't let a string of failures get him down. Today his business employs 45 people and makes over 2.5 million rand a year.
In rock climbing, it's all about making it to the top - and in business, it's no different. At Brooklyn Boulders Somerville, the two worlds collide.
ISIS has been defined as the wealthiest terrorist group on record, using a combination of black market oil sales, extortion and sophisticated social media to raise money to fund its expansion into Iraq and Syria, according to the U.S. Treasury.
Want to feel like a boss? Put on your headset and crank up the bass, says a management expert.
A Detroit non profit is purchasing and renovating foreclosed homes before giving them away to aspiring literary talents.
Companies that interpret slower GDP growth to mean that business opportunities in emerging markets will begin to fade are making a big mistake.
A snowplow driver has been detained over a Moscow plane crash that killed the chief executive of French oil firm Total, his lawyer said.
Bank notes are increasingly incorporating high-tech features to make them harder to fake.
How the right body language could make all the difference in your personal life and career
On February 21, 1974, the first KISS album was released. That's forty years from this writing! What a crazy trip it's been.
Abandoned factories and empty warehouses in Cape Town are getting a new lease of life as creative spaces.
Business Talent Group, founded by Jody Miller, seeks to help workers who are after an alternative to the 9-5
Meet Jo Malone, a British entrepreneur who has created a multi-million dollar fragrance company.
Smartphones just got smarter - or at least more expensive.
The stock market's recent jitters have made many investors wonder whether there's a new financial crisis just around the corner. Well, of course there isn't -- because we've never really left the last one.
The first 3D-printed toy plane will soon jet off to the stratosphere.
Ethiopia's leather is famous around the world, and global businesses are growing in the country to take advantage of the resource.
Co-founder of Rubies in the Rubble, Jenny Dawson, has created a business by turning surplus food into preserved goods.
As its relationship with the West worsen, Russia is pivoting east in an attempt to secure business with China. Chinese premier Li Keqiang is in Moscow for a meeting with his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev.
Big data is the 'new oil' according to experts, and the businesses who ignore the data revolution may fall behind.
A Dutch company has found an imaginative way to encourage its employees to have a healthy work-life balance -- at 6 p.m. all the desks simply disappear.
Will the Internet kill bank branches? Not if these beauties have anything to do with it.
The West is bombing terror group ISIS in Syria and Iraq, while Russia is engaged in a brittle stand-off in Eastern Ukraine. Bloodshed has dominated headlines through summer but, amid the misery, there is a winner: The defense industry.
Fujairah, one of seven emirates which make up the UAE, is putting new meaning into the saying "build it and they will come."
For the second year in row, Apple has topped Google as the world's most valuable brand.
Peer-to-peer business is thriving and disrupting global industries. Leading entrepreneurs in the field explain why we need it.
Ideas are money - just ask Uber, Zynga, and dozens of other start-up hits. But from Shakespeare to Facebook, no idea is too great to be stolen.
People in Mogadishu can now take out U.S. dollars thanks to a new ATM machine, which is the city's first.
You've heard of crowdfunding -- well, get ready for 'like" funding.
The Port of Ngqura is shaking up the local economy, and business is booming.
Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea -- the three countries facing the biggest health crisis -- are also facing huge bills to try and contain the virus.
"The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter -- 'tis the difference between the lightning-bug and the lightning," wrote Mark Twain.
Does your office consist of identikit cubicles, gray walls and strip lighting? Do you 'hot desk' in sterile bland spaces? Do you feel like you are living in Office Space? Take heart, because the office of the future may look and be very different.
Next time you're on the go and your phone is running out of juice, try a phone box. No, not for calling. To charge your phone.
Draw your career goals. Don't write them down. It unlocks your brain's powerful unconscious processing power.
Creating the next Uber or Facebook may be the dream of many tech entrepreneurs, Y-Combinator tries to make it happen.
Saudi Arabian women entering workforce as part of new economic push.
Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson went to the Arctic to campaign against drilling in the area.
In Uganda, a group of landmine victims are using banana fiber to create rope, profit and community.
Apple, Google, Microsoft are all betting big on Virtual Assistants. What can they do for you?
The last Paris Motor Show was marked by tear gas and workers' violent protests against job cuts. Now, the mood is different and industry bosses are back doing what they prefer: Showing off the latest luxury models, supercars and hybrid motors.
Take a look at the cities around the globe changing the face of everything we do
Isn't it annoying to interact with smiling automatons at the checkout register?
Meet Rosalind Brewer, the billion dollar CEO of retail giant, Sam's Club.
The first thing you notice about New York's Ellis Island hospital is its sheer scale. Twenty-two buildings are perched proudly on the island's south side, their original vocations ranging from maternity ward, to psychiatric unit, to the contagious disease wing.
In the digital age, consumers expect more and more from their cars, and all brands are pushing the technological envelope. Swedish car company, Volvo, is hoping to deliver on the driver's expectations, adding an option that's far beyond anything that's under the hood.
"Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only," Coco Chanel once said. "Fashion is in the sky, in the street...the way we live, what is happening".
It's a common saying that one day all our jobs will be done by robots, but top executives may not have expected their position in the C-suite to be under threat so soon.
The world's animal population has halved in 40 years as humans put unsustainable demands on Earth, a new report warns.
At the foundation of many business empires is a well-stocked library.
Islamic finance is being touted as a more ethical alternative to conventional models, with the potential to appeal to customers beyond its Muslim base.
Man-made coral reef in Negev desert could change medical operations forever.
You've heard of Banksy, but have you heard of Bambi? Not the Bambi of Disney fame, but the one dubbed street art's new star.
Africa, where 70% of the population is under the age of 30, is buzzing with business ideas -- but who are the continent's top young entrepreneurs?
Britain joined the U.S. and its allies in the fight against ISIS -- but any mission will come with a huge price tag.
BlackBerry is pitching its new Passport smartphone as one of the "most innovative" devices it has created, as it seeks to woo back business customers.
Experts pick 10 of the best startups to come out of emerging markets this year.
Luay al-Khatteeb has spoken to CNN previously about the rise of ISIS, and the challenges facing the Iraq's new oil minister, Adel Abdul Mahdi. Now, U.S. airstrikes have hit locations in eastern Syria where ISIS has been using mobile refineries to produce oil. CNN has revisited the conversation to find out the likely impact of the strikes. This is al-Khatteeb's analysis of the situation.
What does it mean to be Nigerian? That's the question on the lips of many in Africa's most populous country as new national I.D. cards are being rolled out.
Zuckerberg, Bezos and Page relied on mentors. Five leading lights share their secrets of how to make star entrepreneurs.
Major vehicle manufacturers have set up shop in South Africa's Eastern Cape -- but challenges are fresh in the minds of the region's auto executives.
Twitter has lost its position in the top 20 coolest brands for the first time in three years.
When it comes to advertising on mobile devices, banner ads and pop-ups are the norm. But for Boston-based company SessionM, it's out with the old and in with the new.