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The Intelligent Investor, Rev. Ed

• <b>Author:</b> Benjamin Graham<p>The greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century, Benjamin Graham taught and inspired people worldwide. Graham's philosophy of “value investing”—which shields investors from substantial error and teaches them to develop long-term strategies—has made The Intelligent …

Alison Mau: The act of telling what happened puts the power back in your hands – it is incredibly liberating

ALISON MAU<p>MONIQUE FORD/STUFF<p>Former general manager of New Zealand Rugby Neil Sorensen says: "I'm able to talk to guys and say, 'look, you can suffer …

Emergency Medicine

Our anthem 'God Defend New Zealand' is a radically subversive challenge to tradition

A rehabilitation centre run for addicts, by addicts, is being hailed as a solution to New Zealand's prison problem.<p>Female-backed businesses find it …

Emergency Medicine

Warren Buffett Says Your Greatest Measure of Success at the End of Your Life Comes Down to 1 Word

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett is rarely wrong, especially when it comes to investment and innovation. As most of us know, the Oracle of Omaha is also a sage imparting wisdom that transcends industries and generations and cultures.<p>And <i>that</i> wisdom, however common-sensical​ (ever thought to …

Georgia Tech

Reo rua ā mua: How Kiwis might talk in 2040

DAVID DE LOREAN<p>STUFF<p>If New Zealand really wants to see a million Kiwis speaking te reo Māori by 2040, we all need to learn to have these mundane …

New Zealand

Phil Gifford: We're now in a golden age for All Black rugby

Beauden Barrett gets plenty of enjoyment scoring tries for the All Blacks.<p><b>OPINION:</b> We're now in one of the two most golden ages for All Black rugby …

WATCH: Kyrgios' reaction to an insane Roger Federer shot is everything

<b>WATCH: Federer and Kyrgios to compete in the 2018 Laver Cup, in Chicago</b><p>NEW YORK—Nick Kyrgios has always admired Roger Federer, to the point that the …

Roger Federer

Fifteen World Cup wins and 90,000 runs: The Fox Cricket commentary team

FIFTEEN triumphant World Cup campaigns, more than 2000 international wickets, and more than 90,000 international runs – it’s fair to say you would …

Sri Lanka

Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint Presentations in Meetings. What He Replaced Them With Is Nothing Short of Brilliant

It sounds crazy, but it's a proven success.<p><i>What are some tools I can use to better run my meetings? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Robert Glazer, Founder and CEO of Acceleration</b> …

Jeff Bezos

37 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Ran Apple's Most Amazing Ad. Here's the Story (It's Almost Been Forgotten)

There once was a time when Apple wasn't quite yet Apple. But something else was.<p>When Steve Jobs ran Apple (both times), the company saw some of its most innovative moments in engineering and execution.<p>But it also showed off some of its most important ads and marketing tactics.<p>One of these campaigns …

Apple

Ask This 1 Question Every Night to Be More Confident and Productive the Next Day | Inc.com

In today's world, we're all looking for the slight edge that gives us the one-up over the competition and makes us unmistakable in our particular profession.<p>A large percentage of entrepreneurs overthink this and get way too complex in their quest for improvement. When in fact, to garner a …

Self-improvement

An 80-Year Harvard Study Says This 1 Thing Will Make You Happier and Healthier

Our lives depend on our relationships. From the moment we're born, we rely on others to help raise us, nurture us, care for us. No matter how independent or self-reliant we become, we will always accomplish more with the help of others.<p>But achievements are only the beginning.<p>Robert Waldinger is a …

Happiness

10 Simple Phrases Emotionally Intelligent People Know How to Use

Each of these phrases will help you make emotions work for you, instead of against you.<p>As humans, we're emotional creatures. We may use logic and intelligence to help us figure out what to do, but if our feelings and emotions aren't engaged, we won't be motivated to do it. In contrast, those same …

The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace

• <b>Author:</b> Gary D. Chapman & Paul E. White<p>The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace: Empowering Organizations by Encouraging People, by Gary Chapman and Paul White, applies the love language concept to the workplace. This book helps supervisors and managers effectively communicate appreciation …

6 Ways to Be Awesome Even When You Think You're Just Average

If you have a growth mindset and believe that failure is part of learning, welcome to the new awesome.<p>If you've ever felt like you're just the average Joe or Jane, I have news for you. Anybody can be awesome.<p>Being awesome doesn't mean having off-the-chain leadership skills at work or killing it …

Mark Cuban's Best Productivity Hack Is Seriously Beyond Brilliant

Controlling his schedule gives him power over his success, health, and destiny. Here's how he does it.<p>Conventional wisdom says that "collaboration" is the key to success. Indeed, companies have spent umpteen billions of dollars on open plan offices specifically to increase the number of meetings …

Change Management

• <b>Author:</b> Garth Holloway<p>This book is the result of Garth Holloways twenty years of experience in the management consulting industry. In it, he shares many of the key lessons he has learned about spearheading change. While he addresses timeworn topics, his approach is refreshingly different to the …

7 Free Marketing Tools That Can Make You More Successful

When goals are getting bigger and budgets are getting smaller, these free tools can be a marketer's new best friends.<p>Marketing is a broad, complex, and ever-evolving field, and recent years have seen tremendous growth in areas like content, social media, SEO, voice search, brand management, and …

Here's How That Person With the Perfect Life Is Different From the Rest of Us

Doing things like everyone else only leads to mediocrity.<p>Successful people are the ones you should want to emulate. They understand that doing things like everyone else only leads to mediocrity. Want ideas on how to live a better life? Here are nearly two dozen daily habits practiced by …

Want to Do the Impossible? 7 Things to Learn From the Navy SEALs

It's no surprise Navy SEALs got the call in Thailand. Here's how they organized the rescue of the Wild Boars--and how they had the humility to ask for help.<p>The world is focused with gratitude on the incredible underwater rescue of 12 youth soccer players and their 25-year-old coach from a submerged …

Superannuation will be cut after retiree refuses to apply for Australian pension

A Christchurch pensioner says Work and Income is "bullying" her into homelessness.

Visual Stories

Science Says The Opposite of Greed Is What Truly Leads to Happiness (Like Doing Any of These 6 Things)

The motto 'greed is good' is the antithesis of what research is suggesting will make you happier.<p>We've all heard this cliché growing up -- how "it's better to give than to receive." Whether you're gainfully employed, looking for work, retired, or living off an inheritance from your rich uncle, …

The World Cup shines a light on football’s biggest disgrace

OPINION<p>IN light of what happened between the Australian and Philippines basketball teams in Manila this week, it may seem trivial to criticise …

Agassi perplexed by 'unexplainable' Federer exploits

Andre Agassi says Roger Federer has become more efficient with age and "makes it look easy".

The No. 1 Mistake People Make When Handling Tough Conversations

No one enjoys difficult discussions, but if you want them to actually be helpful to your team, you're gonna need to lose the teleprompter.<p>I hardly have to tell you that the role of a leader is an important one. You're responsible for guiding and motivating your team to achieve its goals, and when …

99 Reasons You Should go to Church This Weekend.

I grew up attending church. Many of my earliest memories are times spent at the church building, with church people, or in church services. So when I …

World Cup’s Greatest Moments: Brazil striker Ronaldo’s medical mystery before 1998 final

France ’98 had the lot — great goals, big stars delivering skill and controversy, the host nation riding a wave of euphoria. But the biggest story …

6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …