- Sep 15 20161 minute
A Reading List For Powerful Women
Two new books on gender in the workplace can help women and men become better colleagues and managers.
- Sep 5 20161 minute
The Bright Side Of Darker Emotions
IT’S NATURAL TO WANT TO BE HAPPY all the time. But it’s telling that most of what many consider to be our seven basic emotions—joy, anger, sadness, fear, surprise, contempt and disgust—reflect the dark side of the human experience. These emotions are
- Sep 19 20161 minute
We Shouldn’t Dismiss People Who Deny Facts
IT’S EASY TO DISMISS PEOPLE WHO believe things that are factually incorrect—that vaccines cause autism, for example, or that climate change isn’t real. But if we really want to change how they think, we need to take an honest look at what’s driving t
- Apr 1 20131 minute
The 5 Branding Rules Of Attraction
Your brand draws customers to your business. Here are the elements you should consider when designing it.
- Jun 1 20161 minute
This Founder's Meditation Startup Draws Cult Demand: How She Did It
Suze Yalof Schwartz has modernized meditation with Unplug.
- Apr 1 20161 minute
Make Your Mark: Branding Is About What You Say, Not How You Say It
It can be funny or serious, but your brand has to be authentically you.
- Oct 17 20161 minute
Time Travels In Two Directions
LILY ROTHMAN SOME BOOKS OUGHT TO COME WITH A warning—not for the reader but for those nearby, who are bound to be interrupted with passages read aloud. Mind-blowing ideas demand to be shared. Such a warning ought to come with both James Gleick’s Ti
- Jan 1 20162 minutes
Meet Fear's Antidote: Hope
A seemingly small act -- returning to normal, daily life after tragedy -- takes a great deal of courage.
- Nov 1 20142 minutes
The Idea Vs. Execution Debate: Why Ideas Are Everything
Leonardo da Vinci never stopped exploring and challenging conventional wisdom. And neither should you.
- Sep 26 20162 minutes
Is it better to be messy or neat?
- Apr 1 20132 minutes
How To Cut Through The Clutter And Make The Best Decisions
Making clear-headed decisions is the ability to see beyond your entrenched biases and move your business forward. Here's how to do it.
- Aug 8 20161 minute
Women’s ‘Empowerment’ Is Not Real Power
THE WORD EMPOWERMENT HAS BECOME the rallying cry of mainstream feminism, with virtually any act performed enthusiastically by a woman—from washing her hair to posting her bikini photos—now designated as “empowering.” But while everyone from Unilever
- Mar 1 20152 minutes
What Leadership Is -- And What It Is Not
Great leaders inspire and create meaningful, lasting opportunities and new ways of thinking. They believe in change. They have an impact on the future.
- Feb 1 20161 minute
How Perfectionism Is Sabotaging Your Business
Author and researcher Jane Bluestein explains the problems with chasing perfection, and how to avoid them.
- Aug 7 20161 minute
Welcome To The Gutter
ANDREW SULLIVAN THROUGHOUT THE WEEK, I heard no specific policy proposals to tackle clearly stated public problems. It is almost as if governing, for the Republican right, is fundamentally about an attitude, rather than about experience or practical
- Feb 1 20152 minutes
It's Ok To Be Great: Why Entrepreneurs Deserve To Stand Out
In a path that's marked with extreme highs and lows, blending in isn't -- and shouldn't be -- an option.
- Sep 5 20161 minute
Talk May Be Cheap, But It’s Humanity’s Best Asset
NATE HOPPER IN THE KINGDOM OF Speech, Tom Wolfe offers an analytical history of humankind’s struggle to understand the origins of what he calls its “superpower”: speech. In Wolfe’s telling, the often dry, esoteric realm of academia is rife with coup
- Aug 1 20152 minutes
What To Do When A Colleague Acts Unethically
If your co-worker acted unethically, there are ways to fix it.
- Sep 1 20152 minutes
The Truth About Work-Life Balance
Defining and understanding the kind of life you want to lead is the first step to making it happen.
- Jul 25 20161 minute
BELINDA LUSCOMBE Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Susan Faludi has made a career writing insightful books about gender like Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man. But she was floored when her own father came out as transgender. She recounts his
- Sep 1 20142 minutes
Editor's Note: The Next Revolution
In this issue, we celebrate our Young Millionaires. These are the faces and the inspiration of tomorrow.
- May 1 20161 minute
5 Steps For Making The Most Of Investor Assistance
What to do when investors arrive, claiming they're there to help.