- Sep 1 20155 minutes
7 Lessons From Entrepreneurs Who Kept Their Day Jobs While Starting Their Businesses
The insight you gain while working for someone else can mean the difference between a successful entrepreneurial enterprise and one that fizzles.
- Nov 7 201614 minutes
The Kids Are Not All Right
American teens are anxious, depressed and overwhelmed. Experts are struggling over how to help them
- Mar 1 20141 minute
This Is Your Brain On Power
There's evidence that power actually changes the way the brain sees others, decreasing recognition of others' concerns.
- Jan 1 20164 minutes
7 Smart Financial Steps To Take In 2016
Make 2016 your year to prosper.
- Sep 1 20163 minutes
Many millionaires attribute their success to their careers and companies. Do what they do.
- Oct 31 20164 minutes
Where The Future’s AT(&T)
It’s buying Time Warner to cope with a changing media world | “The future of mobile is video, and the future of video is mobile”
- Nov 7 20162 minutes
Inside The New Standards For Kids And Screen Time
WHEN IT COMES TO SCREEN TIME for kids, less is more. That’s what the American Academy of Pediatrics has maintained for years, warning that exposing young children to any kind of digital platform, from junk TV to educational apps, could lead to delaye
- Oct 30 20166 minutes
The Internet As You Know It Does Not Exist
Eight (completely plausible) alternate histories on the 25th anniversary of the web.
- Apr 1 20152 minutes
How To Handle Employees Who Avoid Criticism
The Ethics Coach handles tackles two big questions: how to deal with employees who resist feedback and how to create a 'mutually beneficial' internship program.
- Oct 31 20162 minutes
Why Fitness Trackers Aren’t Making Us Healthier
ABOUT FIVE YEARS AGO, WHEN THE first generation of wearable fitness trackers became popular, they were heralded as the dawn of a revolution. Health experts and businesspeople alike said that giving people access to real-time calorie-burning and step-
- Nov 7 20165 minutes
Read A Novel: It’s Just What The Doctor Ordered
IT’S WELL-ESTABLISHED SCIENCE THAT READING boosts vocabulary, sharpens reason and expands intellectual horizons. But the latest round of research on the benefits of literature focuses on how it improves not our IQ, but our EQ. Book lovers profess a
- Jul 25 20161 minute
Then & Now
CHRISTINA DUGAN In 1980 actress Mackenzie Phillips joined her father, John Phillips (whom Mackenzie claimed she had an incestuous relationship with in her 2009 memoir High on Arrival), in rehab for an out-of-control cocaine habit that had gotten her
- Jun 1 20154 minutes
15 Time-Tested Apps Your Business Can't Live Without
Make these apps work for you, in areas like travel, money, communications and more.
- Mar 1 20152 minutes
5 Tips For Leading Millennials
Take these steps to connect with the newest generation in the workforce.
- Nov 7 20161 minute
What Parents Should Do
If you’re worried about an adolescent and aren’t sure what to do, heed the advice of Fadi Haddad, a psychiatrist and the co-author of Helping Kids in Crisis
- Oct 1 20142 minutes
4 Ways To Keep Learning Beyond The Classroom
You don't have to get a new degree to expand your knowledge base.
- Oct 24 20162 minutes
The Literacy Of Long-Form Thinking
A man from ancient Rome said it was better to know nothing about a subject than to half-know it. I’m worried that this Republic of ours is set on proving his wisdom all over again. Only, we aren’t even bothering to know 50% of what’s going on. Seems
- Oct 31 20162 minutes
My Famıly’s Battle With Mental Illness
IN A NEW BOOK, THE STAR OPENS UP ABOUT HOW SHE SAVED HER SCHIZOPHRENIC MOM
- Nov 7 20162 minutes
The Forgotten Side Of Cancer Care
TUNNEL VISION CAN SET IN WITH A new cancer diagnosis. Everyone—the doctor, the patient, the patient’s loved ones—focuses almost exclusively on treatment: the chemotherapy, surgery and radiation that aim to keep a patient alive for as long as possible
- Oct 24 20161 minute
How Thinking Like A Kid Can Spur Creativity
IT’S COMMON FOR ADULTS TO FEEL LIKE we’re drowning in judgment—“You’re not famous enough,” “You’re not smart enough,” “You’re not thin enough.” The weight of these appraisals, from others and from ourselves, can prevent us from looking at the world a
- Sep 26 20161 minute
Why We Should Watch Our Internal Clocks
IN OUR RELENTLESS QUEST TO LIVE healthier, happier, more productive lives, we often overlook a powerful tool within us: our internal sense of timing. The human body is genetically designed to coordinate the “when” of almost all aspects of life—sleep,
- Nov 7 20162 minutes
How Not To Regulate The Internet
The FCC’s new privacy rules are shortsighted and likely to do more harm than good
- Jul 4 20161 minute
A New Fight Over Digital Music
ALEX FITZPATRICK MORE THAN 170 ARTISTS, INCLUDING Taylor Swift and Paul McCartney, are joining record labels, music publishers and others to urge Congress to reform the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), which in part protects Internet compani
- Sep 1 20153 minutes
6 Secrets About The Human Brain That Will Make You A Better Marketer
Knowing how the mind processes information and images can help you send the right message.
- Nov 21 20162 minutes
Trump Says, ‘Dig.’ Wall Street Asks, ‘Why?’
Infrastructure spending may not be the best move now | The economy “needs slight tweaks, not big-bang changes”
- Oct 17 20161 minute
How Mindfulness Can Save You Money
IF YOU PUT PEOPLE IN BRAIN SCANNERS and give them something delicious—say, wine or chocolate—the reward centers of their brains light up. In other words, it’s making them feel good. But if you promise them a delicious item in the future, there’s no r
- Dec 1 20152 minutes
How This Company Creates Instant Websites
Now, websites are as easy as drag-and-drop.
- Jul 1 20153 minutes
The Truth About Facebook And Millennials
Reports of Facebook's demise among teens have been greatly exaggerated. Here, some marketing lessons from the kids and the unique ways they use their favorite undead platform.
- Nov 21 201614 minutes
Rich Kids Anonymous
IT’S EASY TO SNEER AT THE IDEA OF AFFLUENZA, BUT MAYBE THERE’S SOMETHING TO THE PREMISE THAT WEALTHY KIDS HAVE A PARTICULAR SET OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION PROBLEMS
- Sep 1 20161 minute
5 Things To Know About HSAs Now
1 CHANCES ARE YOU’LL SEE ONE THIS FALL Health savings accounts, which let you pay medical bills with pretax dollars, are surging: 72% of large employers offered them in 2016, up from 40% in 2010, says the National Business Group on Health. Employers