fastcoexist.com - About the author Adele Peters is a staff writer at Fast Company who focuses on solutions to some of the world's largest problems, from climate change to homelessness. Previously, she worked with GOOD, BioLite, and the Sustainable Products and Solutions program at UC Berkeley. More
Description Publication Date: April 14, 2015 Have you ever felt you're not getting through to the person you're talking to, or not coming across the way you intend? You're not alone. That's the bad news.
Matt Dorfman In 2010, when David Nish was promoted from CFO to CEO at Standard Life, he knew the scale of the challenge his company faced. The 185-year-old giant had just embarked on a sweeping transformation
It only took me about three seconds to decide what to wear on the first day in my new gig as strategy director at Genuine Interactive, a digital marketing agency (jeans and a wrinkled linen shirt, duh).
How’s this for an entrepreneurship-education outcome: The proportion of high school students saying they’d like to start a business declined over the course of a summer program, according to research New
Your company is ready to make a big purchase — a fleet of cars, a piece of manufacturing equipment, a new computer system. But before anyone writes a check, you need to calculate the return on investment
Kenneth Andersson for HBR We’ve all suffered incompetent or unpleasant bosses. But if yours is outright abusive, what should you do? Our pages include plenty of advice on coping with a bad boss, and none
The world's simplest sandwich is actually a diamond in the rough. In his lab at the Bayerisches Geoinstitut in Germany, Dan Frost is trying to simulate conditions found in the Earth’s lower mantle. More
While I've run across numerous effective strategies that successful people employ when faced with stress, what follows are 10 of the best. Some of these strategies may seem obvious, but the real challenge
Don’t kick these guilty pleasures just yet. You’re antsy in meetings, browsing Facebook throughout the day, and are partially responsible for that hilarious cat video’s viral status. You need to kick bad
“What’s your greatest fear?” I asked Bill Gates one night, over Tom Yum Gai. “Easy—not getting smarter.” Bill then laid out his plan to ensure he’d always be surrounded by super smart people. Maybe he
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. I often help others find ways to "level up" in their lives and start moving toward their passions. One surefire way that I've found to increase
Much of my work as a coach involves helping people wrestle with an important decision. Some of these decisions feel particularly big because they involve selecting one option to the exclusion of all others