How do smart and successful people maintain sanity and manage their time, career, and lives? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people
Your boss is a challenge. The company offers no training. The projects you are assigned are boring and make no material impact on the business. Sounds like you are stuck with limited ways to advance your
Amazon recently released its list of the best-selling books of 2015, including the most popular business and investing books. Whether you run a company, work for one, or work for yourself, these 20 books
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has made a tradition of dramatic New Year's resolutions, and in 2015 he decided that he'd read a book every two weeks. "Books allow you to fully explore a topic and immerse
To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books. They include career guides, business memoirs,
Nestled within the treetops on the New Zealand coastline sits the Island Bay House, a small dwelling that features incredible interior beauty beyond its unassuming corrugated metal exterior. Andrew Simpson
I learned an incredible amount over those 12 weeks, not only about the job I was doing but about the many other areas of our business that are crucial to building a world class company. And while I had
Brian Pallas, 28, could easily have joined his family’s business in Italy, organizing events in the corporate and entertainment world. Instead, he enrolled in Columbia in 2012 to get his MBA, tapped into
You have a great business idea. You have a passionate need to escape cubicle life. You even have an outstanding work ethic and a healthy dose of risk tolerance. You're all set to quit your gig and be entrepreneur--except
If you're not happy with your life, either personally or professionally, take a quick look in the mirror. The problem may not be lack of opportunity, or education, or capital, or connections--the culprit
Years ago when I worked at Microsoft, my cousin, who was a private investigator in DC, came out for the holidays. He asked how we could really be serious and get work done while wearing a fleece and sneakers.
One Quora thread is full of such contemplations, originally addressed to a 23-year-old physics student but applicable to everybody. Here are the takeaways. 1. Work on your public speaking skills. It's
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A Liberal Decalogue: Bertrand Russell’s Ten Commandments of Critical Thinking and Democratic Decency
“Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.” British philosopher, mathematician, historian, and social critic Bertrand Russell (May 18, 1872–February 2,