- Jan 5 20175 minutes
Pop Culture Is Having A Metaphysical Moment
The OA, Westworld, Stranger Things, and other recent works toy with the idea of multiple realities—and bring the thrill of new religion.
- Jan 1 20172 minutes
Research-Backed Ways To Impress Anyone In Two Seconds
Got two seconds? Make the most of them.
- Sep 1 20142 minutes
A Yoga Franchise for Kids Stretches Bodies and Minds
Imagination Yoga uses storytelling to encourage kids to move through a series of yoga positions.
- Feb 1 20161 minute
The Artist Otherwise Known as an Entrepreneur
'Learn the rules like a pro so you can break them like an artist.' – Pablo Picasso
- 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.
- Dec 12 20162 minutes
The host of radio’s On Being talks about wisdom, debate, downright disagreement—and coming together when things fall apart
- Oct 1 20162 minutes
Love it or loathe it, brainstorming is a ubiquitous part of office culture. Whether it is an effective tool for generating ideas and solving problems is up for debate. And since we love a good debate, we invited 50 leaders in the design community—typ
- Oct 1 20161 minute
Three Strategies For Hiring A Business Coach
MANAGE TRANSITIONS. Moving into a new phase of your business can generate anxiety, says Harvard Law School’s Sheila Heen, who teaches negotiation, co-authored Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well, and is co-owner an
- Nov 27 20162 minutes
Sucking At Stuff
Where, how, and why to play piano, bake sourdough, and learn Thai massage in spite—and because—of the fact that you’ll be very bad at it. At least at first.
- Jul 1 20161 minute
Focus on Staying Sharp
THE MONEY LINK: You’ve done a great job planning for retirement, so the last thing you want is to slip up and squander your savings once you get there. A new study by Texas Tech professors Michael Finke and Sandra Huston and the University of Michiga
- Apr 1 20141 minute
3 Strategies for Dealing With Toxic People
Unfortunately, you can't change them. But you can change the way you interact with them.
- 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.
- Oct 16 20162 minutes
Barack Obama: There Are Disasters, and Then There Are News-Cycle Disasters
“THE BP OIL SPILL was the first event that taught me about a particular news cycle where there’s a real problem that can and will be solved—but one that garners, for whatever reason, 24/7 attention, with a sense of doom that gets ramped up and that w
- Oct 1 20141 minute
10 Ways to Recharge
Your guide to escaping the burnout model.
- Feb 1 20151 minute
Do You Have Entrepreneurial DNA?
The Founder Institute, a startup training and launch program, has developed a test to identify entrepreneurial personality traits. Take the abbreviated quiz below for a quick evaluation of your entrepreneurial prowess.PART 1: Each puzzle has three ro
- Aug 1 20141 minute
Editor's Note: Design Intelligence
You design your environment, and how you do so says as much about you, your passion, commitment and leadership style as it does about your company culture.
- Jun 1 20153 minutes
How and When to Give Advice (Hint: It's Not as Simple as You Think)
The lowdown on helping with other people's problems.
- Jan 19 20171 minute
The Poetry-Free Inauguration Makes A Comeback
No modern Republican commander-in-chief has featured a poet at their swearing-in ceremony, and it appears neither will Trump.
- Jun 1 20161 minute
Want to get the most from the newest engagement tools? The people who created them share their insights
- Jan 1 20152 minutes
What to Ask Before You Buy a Franchise
Get answers from someone who's already done it, but make sure they're the answers you need.
- Dec 25 20165 minutes
Why Walt Whitman Called America The 'Greatest Poem'
The 19th-century writer believed that the power of poetry and democracy came from an ability to make a unified whole out of disparate parts.
- Jun 1 20164 minutes
Lines Of Resistance
Will America see a rebirth of political verse?
- Oct 1 20161 minute
How I Hire Employees
AS TOLD TO K.F. FIRST, we determine the DNA of each job, which shows us the personality we need for the right team fit, the individual skill set needed so someone won’t be learning on our dime, and the psychology of the person we need. We describe t
- Jan 20 20174 minutes
The Otherworldly Genius Of The Good Place
After a promising debut last fall, NBC’s quirky, metaphysical comedy enjoyed a terrific first season—only to brilliantly upend its entire premise in the final episode.