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33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

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.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

9 Best Exercises You're Not Doing

1 of 10<p>Pavel Ythjall<p>Give Them a Try<p>Sometimes the best exercise is the one you’re not doing. And why is such a great move not part of your training? …

It's absurd that the Silk Road founder got a life sentence without parole — we are incarceration nation

The man, Ross Ulbricht, was convicted of seven felonies, including trafficking drugs on the internet, narcotics-trafficking conspiracy, running a continuing criminal enterprise, computer hacking, and money laundering.<p>Those are indeed all serious crimes. And, having been convicted of them, Ulbricht …

How Bold Entrepreneurs Are Breaking $1 Million In One-Person Businesses

Allen Walton, 27, lives a life many Americans can only dream of: He is on track for seven-figure revenue in a business that has been a one-man show until very recently, when fast-growth made it necessary to hire someone to answer the phones. Walton manages his year-old online store, …

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The founder of Silk Road deserves a harsh sentence (but not nearly as harsh as he got)

"Silk Road was about creating demand and fulfilling demand," the judge told Ulbricht at the sentencing. "You don't fit the criminal profile … but you are a criminal."<p>If you believe the world's drug kingpins should rot in prison, you should believe the same about Ulbricht.<p>I should clarify that I do …

There is a good argument for why the creator of Silk Road shouldn't go to prison

Earlier, I argued that if you believe drug kingpins should get harsh sentences, then computer and bitcoin guy Ross Ulbricht deserves a harsh sentence. (I should clarify that my definition of a harsh sentence is, like, any time spent in prison. Life in prison is unconscionable.)<p>Bloomberg View's Matt …