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Spielberg Trades In “Lincoln” For “Obama”

It’s difficult to say for sure what Steven Spielberg’s next project is going to be. As perhaps the most famous and most successful director of all time, he has nothing but options–and he tends to take on several of those options at a time. One film that definitely won’t be his next project, though, …

Steven Spielberg

Ace Metrix Announces Brand Of The Year Watch List

Coke and P&G figure into the top brands, while some usual suspects are absent, according to a watch list from Ace Metrix which measures the performance of ads.<p>In the ad world there are deeply entrenched assumptions about what makes a great commercial. Problem is those notions are sometimes at odds …

Advertising

Restarting Neighborhoods By Reactivating Abandoned Buildings

Impossible Living lets you tell the world about abandoned buildings in your neighborhood and crowdsource possible solutions or capital to get things humming again.<p>From Detroit to recession-hit Spain, the world is full of abandoned buildings: factories left by companies that went somewhere else, …

Urbanism

Building Resilience

Douglas and Walter, two University of Pennsylvania MBA graduates, were laid off by their Wall Street companies 18 months ago. Both went into a tailspin: They were sad, listless, indecisive, and anxious about the future. For Douglas, the mood was transient. After two weeks he told himself, “It’s not …

The Smart Social Security Strategy You Need to Know About

Getting the most out of Social Security is an essential part of planning for your retirement finances. But deciding how to coordinate benefits among …

Flourish: A New Understanding of Happiness and Well-Being — and How to Achieve Them by Martin Seligman — review

Martin Seligman is the inventor of positive psychology and a major figure in the wellbeing movement. This makes him a significant figure in world …

10 Little-Known Apps That Entrepreneurs Can’t Live Without

Everybody knows Evernote and Dropbox. Here’s a sneak peek at the next wave of productivity apps that top entrepreneurs like Tim Ferriss, Seth Godin, and Guy Kawasaki are working with daily.<p>Recently something terribly obvious–yet powerful–occurred to me: If you want to achieve things that no one …

Nilofer Merchant: Got a meeting? Take a walk