Micah Rupersburg

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How great leaders inspire action

Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership -- starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

It’s Tough Being a Right Whale These Days

Life can be hell for giants of the deep—but does it have to be?<p>We might begin with a way of killing a whale that next to no one today would find acceptable. In the autumn of 1385, far enough back in time that we tend to think of humans then and now almost as different species, a whale beached near …

North Atlantic
Bain & Company

Data Activation: From thinking to tweaking it, how we do it at Spotify

Spotify

How To Set KPI Targets: 9 Steps To Drive Results

ClearPoint: Balanced Scorecard Software For Teams That Get Things Done<p>Your key performance indicators (KPIs) are measures that help you understand …

Product Management

(1) As Airbnb’s First COO, Here’s My Plan | LinkedIn

Today is the first day of my first full week as Airbnb’s first Chief Operating Officer. We announced my new role last Thursday. Over the past week …

Customer Experience

Stop Setting Weak Goals: The Ultimate Guide to Creating Goals (That Actually Get Done)

<b></b>Remember that famous Yale study about goals? The one where they tracked two groups of graduates: Those who had goals and those who didn’t?Well, I’ve …

Motivation

The five trademarks of agile organizations

Agile organizations—of any size and across industries—have five key elements in common.<p><i>This article was written collaboratively by the McKinsey Agile</i> …

Innovation

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's Clear And Consistent Vision Rallies Employees Around A Common Purpose

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella read a book that changed his outlook on leadership and business. The book was <i>Mindset</i> by award-winning Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck. In the 2006 book Dweck explores the habit of having a “growth mindset:” the belief that our potential is not stagnant. We can learn …

Satya Nadella

To Grow Faster, Hit Pause — and Ask These Questions from Stripe’s COO

Claire Hughes Johnson is the woman overseeing Stripe's rocketship ascent. Here, she shares a list of questions that any startup can use to guide …

Management

Our vision, mission, values, and operating principles

<b>Solve real problems.</b> We solve problems that real people have, we make sure what we build works for them, and we continuously improve it. We solve …

Lean Startups

Ten things we know to be true

We first wrote these “10 things” when Google was just a few years old. From time to time we revisit this list to see if it still holds true. We hope …

Culture

Reed Hastings

How work kills us

RONALD REAGAN once quipped that they say hard work never killed anyone—“But I figure why take the chance?” Yet things have changed since “the Gipper” …

Economics

Simon Hopkinson: the man who changed how I cook

I first read Richard Olney’s The French Menu Cookbook in the early 80s. I have no idea how I came across it. And I had never read anything like it. It’s an extraordinary book, intensely instructive and precise.<p>Olney lived in Solies-Toucas, in the south of France. He wasn’t in any way a …

Books

How Silicon Valley Fuels an Informal Caste System

California is the future of the United States, goes the oft-cited cliché. What the US is doing now, Europe will be doing in five years, goes another. …

San Francisco

Here's a Cold Soup That Isn't Gazpacho

It’s that magical time of year again, folks: school’s out, the ice cream truck’s back, and temperatures are once again climbing to levels most …

New York, New York, What a Less than Wonderful Town

From Our Future<p>NYC Homeless Numbers Reach Record High<br>(Image by YouTube, Channel: CBS New York) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>The ultimate …

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Income Inequality

Stop Pretending You’re Not Rich

When I was growing up, my mother would sometimes threaten my brother and me with elocution lessons. It is no secret that how you talk matters a lot in a class-saturated society like the United Kingdom. Peterborough, our increasingly diverse hometown, was prosperous enough, but not upscale. Six in …

Mortality and morbidity in the 21st century

By Sir Angus Deaton, Anne CaseIn “Mortality and morbidity in the 21st century,” Princeton Professors Anne Case and Angus Deaton follow up on their …

Study shows Americans are forgetting about the Holocaust

In 1945, Sonia Klein walked out of Auschwitz. Every day of the 73 years since she has been haunted by the memory of what happened there, and the fate of the millions who never made it out of the Nazi death camps.<p>But Klein wonders, once she and the few survivors still alive are gone, who will be …

World History

Omar Allibhoy’s recipe for cauliflower with garlic, vinegar and capers

This cauliflower dish is one I often cook at home: it is simple, light, fresh and full of flavour – the Spanish version of a Chinese stir-fry. My cooking is inspired by growing up in Spain; I learned how to make this dish at my aunt’s house in Madrid. I’m looking at putting it on the spring menu in …

Recipes

The ISIS Files: When Terrorists Run City Hall

We unearthed thousands of internal documents that help explain how the Islamic State stayed in power so long.

City Halls

Fall Asleep Fast — In 2 Minutes or Less | Art of Manliness

Have you ever unexpectedly found yourself with a snatch of time in which to steal a nap? You tried to settle into the chair or nook in which you …

Muscle

Dave Dahl arrested, bread company officials express deep concern - Portland Business Journal

By Andy Giegerich <br>– Digital Managing Editor, Portland Business Journal<p>Nov 15, 2013, 12:28pm PST<b><br>Updated</b> Nov 15, 2013, 1:19pm PST<p>The company that makes …

oryx: Oryx 2: Lambda architecture on Apache Spark, Apache Kafka for real-time large scale machine learning

Oryx 2 is a realization of the lambda architecture built on Apache Spark and Apache Kafka, but with specialization for real-time large scale machine …

Food Stall Serves Up A Social Experiment: White Customers Asked To Pay More

Can a $12 lunch change the way people think about racial wealth disparity in America? How about a $30 lunch? That's the premise behind a social experiment playing out in a New Orleans food stall.<p>Chef Tunde Way opened his pop-up stall in the city's Roux Carre venue in early February. The listed …

Race & Ethnicity