Jeff Weiner

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Entrepreneurs are typically good at stepping off the treadmill to spend time thinking. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Returning from holiday might seem like a good time to knock the cobwebs off your career plan or to confront some of the elephants in the room at work.(...)

I have some very clever friends who swear by meditation and mindfulness apps. This clearly works for them, and it seems churlish to poke fun at anything that eases the stress of working life

Mindfulness programmes have now sprouted everywhere from Google and Intel to Target and General Mills. Ray Dalio, the billionaire founder of Bridgewat(...)

The Microsoft offer of $196 a share represents a 50 per cent premium to LinkedIn’s closing price of $131 on Friday. Photograph: EPA

Microsoft has acquired LinkedIn for $26.2 billion (€23.26 billion) in cash in what is its largest acquisition to date and the biggest technology-relat(...)

Microsoft missed out on the social networking revolution so a move to expand its reach in the professional sector via LinkedIn makes sense. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

It may have been widely known that Microsoft was back on the acquisition trail but few if any, investors seriously expected the tech giant to go after(...)

The deal enables LinkedIn to compete as a top tier player. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

In a daring move yesterday, Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella announced his intention to acquire the professional relationship site LinkedIn for(...)

Microsoft is said to purchase LinkedIn in a transaction valued at $26.2 billion. (Photograph: Robert Galbraith/Reuters)

Microsoft has bought LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, as the Seattle-based software company seeks to expand its reach into professional networking. The de(...)

LinkedIn’s stock has dropped along with that of other social media companies, but they have recovered and it has not. Photograph: Bloomberg via Getty Images

LinkedIn may be best known as a place for users to swap furtive notes with recruiters and spy on former colleagues. But Jeff Weiner, chief executive (...)

David Goldberg and his wife, Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg. Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

David Goldberg, the chief executive of online questionnaire company SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, d(...)

LinkedIn agrees deal with lynda.com. Photograph: Getty Images

LinkedIn has agreed to acquire online education business lynda.com in a deal valued at $1.5 billion, continuing the professional-networking service’s (...)

After a few years out of the workforce to care for his youngest son, Klaus Thorsen spruced up his LinkedIn profile. Not that unusual, you may think. A(...)

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