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23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

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The New Tesla Convertible: You Heard It First Here, And It's All About Volatility

Just after 3pm today I suggested that Tesla Motors, which issued a $600 million convertible just under a year ago, could and probably should do a bigger one now, with its stock up over 150% from the time of the first deal.<p>Well, what do you know. As soon as the market closed, Tesla announced a $1.6 …

Time For Another Tesla Convertible In The Garage?

<i>Editor’s note: After the publication of this story and the close of market trading on Wednesday, Tesla announced an offering of $1.6 billion aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes in an underwritten registered public offering.</i><p>I’ve written in this space about several high-profile …

Daughter's Artistic Taste At HK Billionaire's Langham Hotel Chain

When Katherine Lo heard about the Langham Chicago project, she saw it as a chance to enter the luxury hotel business of her father, Hong Kong billionaire Lo Ka-shui. Set in the former IBM building designed by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the Langham Chicago had an artistic allure for …

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'Tron' designer creates a real-world superbike

Lotus has a new superbike called the C-01. Designed by Daniel Simon, whose work you'll know from <i>Tron: Legacy</i>, <i>Oblivion</i>, and <i>Captain America</i>, the bike balances the Lotus form of old with a decidedly modern finish.<p>Although Simon is better known for his concept work, and the C-01 certainly looks like a …

8 Ways Negative Feedback Can Lead To Greater Success At Work

Most employees loathe negative feedback. Being told that you’ve failed to meet expectations or that you’ve done something wrong at work can be a serious blow to the ego–especially if you’re used to the boss singing your praises. But criticism is an inevitable part of life in the office and you …

3 Volunteer Opportunities That Will Seriously Boost Your Career

People are buzzing about volunteering these days, and with good reason: Studies have shown that volunteering strengthens communities, is good for your health—and can even help you land a job.<p>However, if you are a busy professional, it can be challenging to find an opportunity that allows you to …

10 Ways To Get People To Love Your Emails

Do you cringe when you look at your email inbox? I do. Sometimes the volume of unread messages is intimidating, even paralyzing. Yet email is the universal tool for business communication. The good news is that you <i>can</i> adopt productive and efficient email habits. Better yet, you can be the one whose …

Learn, Unlearn And Relearn: How To Stay Current And Get Ahead

My kids can’t comprehend how I ever organized a social life back in the ancient pre-Facebook era. Their digital brains boggle even further trying to imagine how anyone ever did their job without computers, email or mobile phones.<p>‘We used to send smoke signals,’ I chide them.<p>In their world, as they …

How To Stop Perfectionism From Running Your Life

In an interview between Oprah and Dr. Brené Brown, vulnerability researcher and storyteller, the following words were exchanged:<p>People who are walking around as perfectionists are ultimately afraid that the world is going to see them for who they really are and [that] they won’t measure up.<p>Though …

7 Innovative Products From Africa You Should Know

African innovation is not yet getting the level of global recognition and support it truly deserves. The continent is brimming with a rising new generation of bold, creative-thinking innovators and entrepreneurs who are constantly inventing and developing new technologies that will simplify our …

7 Things To Know About Freelancing Before Quitting Your Job

I didn’t know freelancing was trendy when I decided to do it. After I completed my masters in journalism from NYU I was looking for a way to write the stories I wanted to write and have independence over my schedule, workload, and life. So I started selling a few articles I wrote in class. And then …

Want To Be A Strong Leader? Act Like A 4-Year-Old

I love being around little kids. I loved hanging out with my kids when they were little, and I love hanging out with my grandkids, to an extraordinary degree. But I enjoy spending time with little kids to whom I’m not related, as well.<p>Partly, it’s just fun. But mostly, I see qualities in little …

Top 32 Quotes Every Entrepreneur Should Live By

The nature of being an entrepreneur means that you fully embrace ambiguity and are comfortable with being challenged regularly. Especially when having to go out for startup fundraising. Choosing this career path is completely irrational because the odds of succeeding are dismal, but most succeed …

How To See Career Failures As Learning Opportunities

When I was a young girl and started taking gymnastics lessons, I hung a poster on the wall of my bedroom showing a gymnast doing a split leap on the balance beam. The caption on the poster was an anonymous quote that stated: “If it’s to be it’s up to me.”<p>Then, when I was 12 years old, I suddenly …

5 Brilliant Social Innovators You've Never Heard Of, Until Now

At a recent panel discussion organized by XPRIZE, the global leader in the creation of incentivized prize competitions, USAID’s Margaret Sullivan, who oversees the Agencies prize-based initiatives and strategic partnerships, shared some of the most ingenious social innovations supported by their …

Are You Ready For The Future of Work?

As markets mature, the dialogue moves from describing the technology to describing the value. As I was preparing a presentation on the future of work, I noted some interesting differences. Several years ago, we debated about what would be mobile. We said the Millennials would define the future of …

How To Talk About Your Biggest Weaknesses In A Job Interview

You’re in the hot seat and things are going well. You talk about your attributes, skills and strengths with ease. Just when you think it’s pretty much in the bag, the hiring manager asks that dreaded question: <i>What’s your biggest weakness?</i><p>“This is one of the questions people have the hardest time …

Embrace a Higher Minimum Wage to Win, McDonald's

<b>There is a definite trend toward raising America’s</b> minimum wage. Regardless one’s political beliefs, pressure to increase the minimum wage keeps growing. The important question for business leaders is, “Are we prepared for a $12 or $15 minimum wage?”<p>President Obama began his push for raising the …

A Fast Painful Lesson From Sochi About Enjoying The Ride, Not Just The Results

The Winter Olympics in Sochi were less than 24 hours old and had already given us an unforgettably poignant moment: Hannah Kearney, arguably the best women’s freestyle mogul racer ever, skiing aggressively as always, came off a jump and “kicked out” slightly, losing her balance for a nanosecond – …