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Is @WarrenBuffett sending a message that everything is overvalued? Investing more in capex than shares, businesses and bonds combined

Warren Buffett is putting his money where his mouth is. Or, not putting his money where his mouth isn't.<p>The Berkshire Hathaway chairman recently …

A history of the world in funny puns

The Life Hack That Puts You To Sleep In 60 Seconds

Sleep aids such as earplugs, eye masks, sleeping pills, and white noise are all used to help you fall asleep soundly. However, these sleep aids can …

Networking When You Hate Talking to Strangers

The power of serendipity is hot in business circles. Silicon Valley campuses have been constructed to foster more “random collisions.” One key to creativity, many thinkers say, is unexpected interactions. “Create spaces where you’re wandering around and exposing yourself to new people,” John Hagel …

10 Ways That Meditation Can Change Your Life

One ancient practice that has shown tremendous transformations is <i>the practice of meditation</i>. So <i>what is meditation</i>? and why is it known to change …

Integrated Thinking--A New Way for Companies to Reflect Risk, Opportunity

Aleen Bayard, LEED Green Associate, is the managing partner of Footprint Partners, a consulting practice specializing in leadership, change management and communication services for organizations committed to sustainability as an integrated component of their business model. In that capacity, Aleen …

What the Dalai Lama Taught Daniel Goleman About Emotional Intelligence

Two decades before Daniel Goleman first wrote about emotional intelligence in the pages of HBR, he met his holiness the 14th Dalai Lama at Amherst College, who mentioned to the young science journalist for the <i>New York Times</i> that he was interested in meeting with scientists. Thus began a long, rich …

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From The Philanthropic Struggles Of TOMS Shoes

Millennials are on track to spend $200 billion per year starting in 2017. One of the many things that sets this generation apart is its insistence that business be about more than just turning a profit. According to a survey by Deloitte, 73% of Millennials believe businesses can have a positive …

This Is the Key to Happiness, According to Psychotherapists

The story you tell yourself about your life.<p>When your vision of your life story is inadequate, depression can result.<p>Psychotherapists actually help …

Creative Writing

A Refresher on Cost of Capital

Babo Schokker<p>You’ve got an idea for a new product line, a way to revamp your inventory management system, or a piece of equipment that will make your work easier. But before you spend the company’s hard-earned money, you’ve got to prove to your company’s leaders that it’s worth the investment. …