Derek McSpadden

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Chvrches' Every Open Eye is strong, sharp, and self-reliant

You might not hear a better pop record this year<p>There’s a point in almost every album where the quality of each new song starts to fade. If you spend enough time listening to music, you start unconsciously steeling yourself for this moment: you’ve blown through all of the album’s singles, you’ve …

Songwriting

Kelly McGonigal: How to Turn Stress Into an Advantage

About this presentationIn her book, <i>The Upside of Stress</i>, McGonigal asks, “If you could choose how stressful tomorrow will be, would you hope for a …

Choosing to Live My Best Life

My life has been transformed. Completely and utterly turned on its head, and it is amazing. I go to bed like a child on Christmas Eve because I am so excited to begin another day. What could be better than that?<p>I'm bursting with enthusiasm, energy and a desire to share what has happened to me, …

'Liking' General Mills on Facebook might waive your legal rights

Can a company strip consumers of the right to launch a lawsuit against it just because they clicked "like" on its Facebook page?<p>The question came up after the New York Times reported that consumers who "liked" General Mills Inc., the maker of Cheerios cereal, were giving up their right to sue the …

Kareem: 20 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Was 30

When I was thirty, I was living my dream.<p><b>When I was thirty, I was living my dream.</b> I'd already accomplished most of what I'd set out to achieve professionally: leading scorer in the NBA, leading rebounder, leading blocker, Most Valuable Player, All-Star. But success can be as blinding as Bill …

How to Act Like a Startup, Even When You're Not

Just because you've grown into a big company doesn't mean you have to let go of your roots<p>Being an entrepreneur means never having to be corporate. But growing companies can be susceptible to changes in their environment. How do you retain a startup culture as you continue to grow? We asked members …

Startups

These Numbers Show That Box CEO Aaron Levie Is A Genius

At issue was how much money Box is spending compared to its revenue, particularly on sales and marketing. People began wondering: is founder and CEO Aaron Levie a quack or a modern-day genius?<p>Let me be clear: he's a genius, and he's not the only one.<p>I've known Levie for six years, ever since Box …