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 …

Howard Schultz

Online Books, Poems, Short Stories

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Creative Writing

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 …

Quantum Theory

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 …

Ancient History

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> …

Data Warehousing

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