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While the title implies that this book deals only with how to get rich, the author explains that the philosophy taught in the book can be used to help people succeed in all lines of work and to do or be almost anything they want.
MELISSA DAHL: The Fitbit was introduced at a tech conference eight years ago. It’s kind of incredible to realize that, before then, this idea of the “quantified self” didn’t really exist in the mainstream. JESSE SINGAL: I feel like it’s the intersec
A study explores how Tough Mudders allow the “cognitariat” a break from the tedium of sedentary work
KNOW YOUR OBJECTIVE. It’s critical to determine how the bonus you’re awarding supports what you and your company want to achieve, says Susan David, a psychologist at Harvard Medical School and the author of Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Cha
Sometimes self-destructive workaholic behavior can get so out of hand there's only one recourse left: an office intervention. Enter Leslie Perlow, a Harvard Business School professor of leadership armed with an eagle eye for counterproductive work st
Ruth and Harold “Doc” Knapke met in elementary school. They exchanged letters during the war, when Doc was stationed in Germany. After he returned their romance began in earnest. They married, raised six children and celebrated 65 anniversaries toget
Whether it's a betrayal, a personal dislike or a choice between public or private acknowledgement, personal conflicts can arise at work. Find out the right way to navigate these situations.
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
From encouraging dissenting voices to showing compassion, here are tips for leading with purpose and poise.
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
Hey, everyone in my imaginary office. Gather round. I have some new holiday rules for you all to follow. Here we go: General cheer is OK. Merriment will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The occasional burst of mirth will be tolerated. Kyle can
YouTube superstar Connor Franta made headlines when he came out as gay to his millions of online fans in 2014. But even in a world where self-exposure can lead to fame, Franta, 24, has held back. For years the Hokah, Minn., native has privately suffe
Self-made business people will tell you that it's not what you've done, but how you did it that matters most.
We spoke with leaders of eight successful companies to find out their secrets for galvanizing their staffs, clients and even themselves. Get ready to be inspired.
It’s a clear warm day in early August, and the Harvard psychologist Dan Gilbert is lucky it isn’t windy. Towering right behind him stands a 30-foot tall domino. It’s 15 feet wide, four feet long, and weighs two tons. Gilbert, who is bald and has a th
A survey finds that nearly a third of people say they have been less productive since the election.
Siddhartha Mukherjee has an arresting thought experiment: What if, along with your familiar elementary-school report card, you had a genetic report card—one that read out your propensity for getting each letter grade in each subject? If you get an A
Q: Election season has polarized my company. Several employees argue over politics, and work relationships are getting strained. How do I keep things civil? A: You don't have to become a dictator to fix your office's cold political climate, but you w
Want to get the most from the newest engagement tools? The people who created them share their insights
While on vacation in distant locales, people often find that time moves quite differently than in the places they’re used to. In the tropics, we settle into the grooves of “island time” and relax thanks to a more leisurely rhythm. A trip to a big cit
pexels Newsflash: engaging in an activity like sex that feeds the pleasure and reward centers of your brain helps you feel happier and more motivated the next day. This might shock you, but research shows that having sex generally improves your mood
In a popular online video, Nature Rx, a depthless-eyed, rakishly bearded man prescribes nature as the drug of choice for your stress, cynicism, narcissism, and other “crippling symptoms of modern life.” There are scenes of campfires, mist-covered lak
Great people, no matter their field, have similar habits. Learn them and then use them in your own quest to greatness.
The Boston Basics is a series of evidence-based parenting principles designed for children under the age of 3.
Sebastian Junger The author “rants” about why people feel good after disasters, and the human connection that’s missing from modern life
It’s an odd quirk of the human mind that we tend to think we’re less likely to be affected a particular threat—be it the flu, a car accident, or a flood—than anyone else. Like the fictional town of Lake Wobegon, where all the children are above avera
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 r
GREG HARRIS, CEO, Quantum Workplace, Omaha INC. HAS LONG BEEN a specialist in small companies that grow fast. And as an expert in employee engagement and culture, Quantum Workplace knows that the pressures of rapid growth can take the pleasure out o
Q: We passed all inspections, but I am concerned that a machine due for replacement in 18 months might pose a safety risk sooner than that. Ideally I’d replace it now, but money is tight; I plan to address the potential safety issue another way. No e
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