Nabil Sharabati

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5 Ways to Organize Your Desk

Having a clean desk is an essential part of killing it in the workplace. Sure, some creative geniuses thrive in chaos, amid piles of papers, stacks …

The 10 Best Short Story Collections You've Never Read

<i>Mia Alvar's stunning debut story collection marks her as a writer to watch:</i> In the Country <i>moves from Manila to Bahrain to Tokyo, from 1971 to 1986 to</i> …

This Steve Jobs quote perfectly sums up the key to success

Jobs held a staff meeting and explained the role passion would play in revitalizing the brand:<p>The simple phrase — "people with passion can change the world" — holds the secret to entrepreneurial success.<p>Nearly a decade later, in 2005, Jobs returned to the theme in his famous commencement speech at …

Entrepreneurship

Online Books, Poems, Short Stories

Books

Hearing words, writing sounds: examining the author's brain

Kamila Shamsie always revises her work by reading aloud, but AS Byatt looks for the rhythms of the page. Richard Lea goes in search of what happens in the brain when we write and read fiction<p>The novelist Kamila Shamsie measures out her life as an author in chapters, punctuated by a familiar …

Simone Weil on Science, Quantum Theory, and Our Spiritual Values

“When someone exposes himself as a slave in the market place, what wonder if he finds a master?”<p>Many decades before Rebecca Goldstein, one of the most compelling philosophers and scientific thinkers of our time, examined how Einstein and Gödel’s work on relativity rattled our understanding of …

A Harvard professor reveals a strategy that can help you stop worrying

We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to overcome worry that doesn't involve alcohol or a straitjacket.<p>The answer is thousands of years old — but now science is validating those ancient ideas. You've probably even heard of it: Mindfulness.<p>Yeah, it's all the rage now. But …

Mindfulness

Agents of Empire by Noel Malcolm, review: 'a quite miraculous feat'

Noel Malcolm’s magisterial history of the Renaissance uncovers the forgotten frontier where East met West<p>Since at least the Greeks, history has been written by the victors. It is only relatively recently that the so-called “history from below” has challenged the winners’ stories with alternative …

How To Become A Data- And Analytics-Driven Organization

<i>Forbes Insights in partnership with EY recently convened a meeting of its Data and Analytics Advisory Board to discuss the results of Forbes Insights research on the challenges and opportunities companies face in their journey to becoming a data and analytics-driven organization. Below are the</i> …

Was Hamlet Sane or Insane?

In Shakespeare’s classic tragedy of intrigue and ghostly mystery, some have asked, “Was Hamlet sane or insane?” The answer depends partly on how you …

Literature

Quote about death by William Shakespeare on Quotations Book

A bit about William Shakespeare ...<p>Born ca. 1564 and died ca. 1616 during the Renaissance period (1450-1599). One of the greatest writers of all …

Literature

Top 10 Reasons to Re-Read ‘Rumors of Water’

I’m not the sort of writer who reads a lot of how-to writing books. It’s not that I don’t think they are good, or that I couldn’t use the …

Creative Writing

The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work [repost]

×<p>Close<p><b>The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work</b><br>Audio CDs in MP3 / English: MP3, …

The Assertiveness Secret Every Great Leader Needs to Know

More peacekeeping leaders are just as effective as their driving counterparts who fit the traditional description of assertiveness.<p>What sounds like great leadership to you? Do words like peacekeeping, amiable, easygoing, diplomatic or mediating strike you as strong leadership words? Chances are …

Motivation Tips that Actually Work: 6 Sure-Fire Ways To Get Writing and Keep Writing | WTD

A guest Post by Annabel Candy of Get in the Hotspot<p>Have you noticed how easy non-writers think writing is? When you’re a writer that can be …

Creativity’s Monsters: Making Friends with Complexity

<b>“To live creatively is a choice. You must make a commitment to your own mind and the possibility that you will not be accepted. You have to let go of</b> …

Creativity

15 Surprising Discoveries About Learning

by Saga Briggs<p>What are some of the most encouraging known facts about learning? From taking a walk to learning a new language, there are countless …

The Brain

9 successful people share the toughest lessons they learned at their first jobs

For this installment, we asked CEOs, authors, and entrepreneurs: What advice would you give to someone just starting their first real job?<p>Read all the articles from this and other installments of The Success Series here.

Success

موسوعة النابلسي للعلوم الاسلامية

خطبة الجمعة - الخطبة 0440 : خ1 - محبة المؤمنين ( وجبت محبتي للمتحابين.... ) ، خ2 - قصة امرأة.<br>لفضيلة الدكتور محمد راتب النابلسي بتاريخ: 1993-06-11<p>بسم …

The Best Advice These 7 Successful Venture Capitalists Ever Received

Let's take a look at some of the best advice a handful of venture capitalists ever received, the lessons they've learned, and what they wish entrepreneurs knew.<p>You're an entrepreneur--not a venture capitalist--so why do you need to take a gander at VC lessons learned? If you're a smart …

Venture Capital

Seven ways to appear more intelligent than other people

You don't have to know the entire works of Shakespeare or the square root of Pi to seem highly intelligent<p>There is no fast-track route to wisdom but intelligence, defined as the way that we comprehend, analyse and respond to the world, is a far more malleable concept.<p>Scientists once claimed that …

Poetry: Philip Levine, 'The New World'

<i>originally published November 1997</i><p><b>Audio:</b> Hear Philip Levine read this poem (2:20)<p>A man roams the streets with a basket<p>My grandfather in his prime could outshout<p>for yellow freestone peaches, downriver<p>Full-figured women in their negligees<p>the ripened offerings of this new world.<p>raised himself regally …

Your Morning Matters: 4 Reasons Waking Up Early Can Determine Your Success In Life

We all have one thing in common: every night we all go to bed and every day we all wake up. Each day we have the opportunity to start again, seize …

Time Management

Has the mystery of Shakespeare’s Sonnets finally been solved?

Some of the finest, most quoted verses in the English language were dedicated to him, and for centuries literary scholars have tried to establish his identity.<p>Now fresh research suggests that the mysterious Mr WH, to whom Shakespeare’s sonnets were dedicated, was not, as had been thought, a …

Customer-Centric Leadership: Seven Steps To Corporate Culture Change

Here are seven steps for using your leadership to drive cultural change. (I’m talking, specifically, about corporate cultural change that can transform your company into a customer-centric and employee-embracing company.) It’s not complicated, but it’s a heckuva lot of work. So why not start your …

Customer Experience

Energy and Calm: Brain Breaks and Focused-Attention Practices

When we take a brain break, it refreshes our thinking and helps us discover another solution to a problem or see a situation through a different …

Why the Way You Read Affects How Successful You Are

Do you read every word and pay close attention to the details and nuances, or do you fly through the information in front of you for the main idea?<p>With the advent of text messages, emails, and other technology-based forms of communication, the way in which we--and our employees--read has more to do …

Productivity

7 Science-Based Reasons to Use Emoticons at Work

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Do you remember seeing your first emoticon?<p>The first documented use of “:-)” dates back to 1982, when Scott Fahlman proposed that it be used as a “joke marker” on a message board for Carnegie Mellon University computer scientists. Here’s his …

16 Habits of Mind Essential for 21st Century Learners

January 25, 2015<br>Below are 16 habits of mind our students need to develop in order to guarantee an optimal learning experience. These are cognitive …