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14 Life Lessons That Go Against Conventional Wisdom

In a recent Quora thread, users responded to the question: What life lessons are counter-intuitive or go against common sense or wisdom?<p>We trawled through the list looking for the best and most surprising advice. Many of these insights have been confirmed by social science.<p>Here are the takeaways.<p><b>1.</b> …

'Life' Photographer Showed Africa Through A New Lens

Before World War II, many Americans got exaggerated ideas about Africa from movies like <i>Tarzan the Ape Man —</i> movies that were filmed on Hollywood sound stages<i>.</i><p>It took time to change that view. But after the war, <i>Life</i> magazine photographer Eliot Elisofon sought to shed a new light on the vast and …

Got What It Takes to Be a Corrupt Chinese Official? Take This Quiz to Find Out

Want to understand corruption? Get inside the minds of the corrupt. That seems to be the thinking behind a quiz developed by a Chinese scholar and …

Why our Capitalist Gene is pushing us to destruction

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (MarketWatch) — Yes, we’re all capitalists. Today 7.2 billion. Soon 10 billon humans, all with a Capitalist Gene that says …

Foreign Policy

11 Facts About Starbucks That Will Blow Your Mind

Starbucks has become a global powerhouse, and the brand only plans to get bigger.<p>We compiled some facts about Starbucks that will blow your mind:

6 Habits Of Great Connectors

All these years later, connecting with new people remains a vital skill for any entrepreneur hoping to grow her network. But that doesn't mean it's easy, especially for introverts.<p>Not long ago entrepreneur Scott Dinsmore formed a list of the habits he's observed in skillful connectors. In the …

Here's What Consultants Actually Do All Day

The big firms — Bain, McKinsey, Deloitte, and others — are well known, but few people seem to have a basic understanding of what, exactly, it is that consultants do all day.<p>To find out, we talked to Tim Tierney, a third-year consultant at Deloitte in Boston, who took us through his typical Monday …