People who do great things typically are serious about self-improvement, which often is served in the form of a book. Here are two dozen good ones, recommended by founders, executives, and other high 1.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos's favorite book of all time is The Remains of the Day, Kazuo Ishiguro's novel about a butler with a dark past. Barack Obama claims reading fiction made him a better citizen. classic
Policy makers, tech executives, teachers, and parents are forever trying to find new ways to improve kids’ performance at school. Schools design and redesign curricula, teachers embrace and reject new
Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett--two of the most successful businessmen of our time--have said that Business Adventures by finance journalist John Brooks is the read that brought them enlightenment
To mark its 150th anniversary, Canada is offering free entry to its stunning national parks. But which to pick? We select 10 lesser-known wildernesses Canada has vast swathes of unspoiled nature, from
Illustrator Tomer Hanuka has ascended to great heights since his days as a comics-loving kid in Israel. Coming of age up in a tumultuous period in Israel, a now-established comic artist fell into the universe.
Plenty of homes keep things lit using overhead floodlights in recessed lighting setups. BR30-shaped bulbs like those are ideal for overhead lighting because they cast all of their light downwards, thanks
Psychologists have found decision-making is fraught with hidden influences, tricky nuances, and the ability to make us happy in the short-term but unhappy in the long-term. Some of my greatest insights
This 10-minute routine from Prevention’s new Fit in 10: Slim and Strong—for Life! program will help you tone and strengthen your deepest core muscles for a flatter, firmer belly. It combines highly effective
The agency has released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which includes code for everything from drones, to data and image processing, to health and medicine, to propulsion, reports TechCrunch. All software
“I hope that those who can relate to them can find some light relief.” Dealing with a mental health condition is no laughing matter. But British illustrator Gemma Correll is channeling her depression anxiety
At least one of President Trump's possible picks to head the Food and Drug Administration has a radical idea for when drugs should come to market. Jim O'Neill, managing director at Mithril Capital, has
Whether you turn pages, tap a tablet, or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect relaxation aid, tutor, or source of inspiration. Here are quotes from more than two dozen executives who name their
You support and admire some of them. You loathe others. Some, truth to tell, you've never heard of. But from one perspective, they are the 45 most successful men (and they're all men) in the history of
In the midst of my procrastination, I decided the endless hours of practice he must have endured were more amazing than his ability to play. (And that's saying something!) In his book, "Outliers," Malcolm
I was somewhat shocked when the host highlighted the fact that James' book had sold 165 million books worldwide. As I pondered that thought, my shock was replaced by dismay. It dawned on me that many only
If you're feeling discouraged, these resources will help keep you going. It’s 2017 and you’re probably staring a list of hefty resolutions. Good job. You’ve got some goals set up that you want to achieve.