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Upgrade Your Operating System: Building A Better Understanding of Psychology

Whenever I work with a company or talk to people in the business world, I’m always asked for a model or a set of scientific formulas that can “solve” …

Industry Coalition Seeks to Shape EPA’s Climate Rules

Lobbyists for Washington’s most powerful industry groups admit they probably won’t be able to stop President Obama’s climate-change agenda. But with …

Boomer Disengagement Costs Firms Over $450 Billion

Employers and hiring managers often label workers over 50 as bored, lethargic and unengaged. I resent and disagree with that description.<p>But according to a new Gallup report, The 2013 State of the American Workplace, there may (unfortunately) be more than a kernel of truth to the stereotype.<p><b>The</b> …

Employee Engagement

10 Best Cities For Young Entrepreneurs

NerdWallet tallied the top metro areas by population to determine this (surprising!) list of the best cities for young founders. With an equal weighting of loan data, cost of living, business activity, education and income, they’ve crunched the numbers to tally an overall score for 42 major cities. …

How We Underestimate Ourselves

I think people are unbelievably unrealistic about their expectations. I think they completely under-estimate what they're capable of. That's where …

Fred Wilson says the best entrepreneurs are ‘crazy but mentally healthy’

NEW YORK CITY — New York VC Fred Wilson always likes to share his insights to a wide audience. Today at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, not only did he talk about why Foursquare is doing fine, but he also shared what he thinks makes a good entrepreneur — being a little crazy.<p>Wilson is the cofounder of Union …

Farm Tour Diaries: Costa Rica

Rainforest on the grounds of a Costa Rica flower farm<p>PHOTOGRAPHY: Anna Clark<p>It’s pouring rain, and together with farmers and their families and …

Costa Rica

It Starts With Food

• <b>Author:</b> Melissa Hartwig & Dallas Hartwig<p>Food can change your life in unexpected ways.<p>"It Starts With Food" will show you how.<p>"It Starts With Food" outlines a clear, balanced, sustainable plan to change the way you eat forever--and transform your life in unexpected ways. Your success story begins …

DIY: Weeds You Can Eat

I’m not supposed to love feral fennel, but I can’t help it.<p>Sure, it’s a weed. But with feathery fronds and bright clusters of flowers, fennel fills …

The Top 10 Gardening Apps You Need Now

Perhaps you saw a pair of blue jays conversing in the pear tree and realize it’s time to get serious about your spring garden. Or, like my husband, …

Alice Waters’ Edible Schoolyard

Driving past the middle school in Berkeley, California, Alice Waters assumed the place was abandoned: graffiti, dead grass, weeds growing through the …

Dee’s Story: From Debris Pile to Edible Garden in Four Months

In Litchfield County, Connecticut, Dee Salomon and Rob Norman bought a property on which there once stood an art school. With the building long gone, …

Uncreative Writing: Redefining Language and Authorship in the Digital Age

<i>“And your way, is it really YOUR way?,”</i> <b>Henry Miller</b> famously asked. <i>“Substantially all ideas are second-hand, consciously and unconsciously drawn from a million outside sources,”</i> <b>Mark Twain</b> consoled Helen Keller when she was accused of plagiarism. Even our brains might be wired for the necessary …

Cosmic Apprentice: Dorion Sagan on Why Science and Philosophy Need Each Other

As if to define what science is and what philosophy is weren’t hard enough, to delineate how the two fit together appears a formidable task, one that has spurred rather intense opinions. But that’s precisely what <b>Dorion Sagan</b>, who has previously examined the prehistoric history of sex, braves in the …

10½ Favorite Reads from TED Bookstore 2013

Once again this year, like last, I had the honor of curating a selection of books for the TED Bookstore at TED 2013, themed <i>The Young. The Wise. The Undiscovered</i>. Below are this year’s picks, along with the original text that appears on the bookstore cards and the introductory blurb about the …

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