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The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates' Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad, Either)

Steven Pinker's new book reveals three mental biases that will keep you from achieving your leadership potential.<p>If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world …

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Research Shows Employees Have Only 2.5 Hours a Day to Do Real Work. Here's How to Fix This.

To keep your team on track and working productively, follow this 3-step process for identifying and solving their time management issues.<p>As a leader, it's your responsibility to help everyone on your team do more of their best work. This means coaching them to prioritize their work, giving them the …

24 books Wall Streeters think everyone should read

Financial-services professionals are known to have demanding work schedules, but that doesn't mean they aren't setting aside time to crack open a few books.<p>We recently reached out to our contacts on Wall Street to find out what folks would recommend as must-reads just ahead of the holiday …

Books

8 Money Mistakes You Want To Avoid In Your 30s

I’m looking forward to turning 30 this year. I’m older, wiser, and eager to leave the money issues of my 20s behind (bye, student loans!).<p>I also know, based on what I’ve observed from my friends and family, that the way I think about money will begin to shift. With so many major milestones that …

Personal Finance

B&O brings noise cancellation to its wireless over-ear headphones

Bang & Olufsen debuted its wireless over-ear headphones over two years ago and despite offering active noise cancellation (ANC) for its on-ear model, the Beoplay H7 lacked that important feature. Just in time for Christmas, the company is back with an update to those over-ear headphones that …

5 Seriously Romantic Road Trips in Europe

North America has every ingredient for the perfect road trip, from expansive highways to epic mountain ranges to endless coastlines. But once the …

11 Public Speaking Tips From the Best TED Talks Speakers

Use these techniques from top TED speakers to take your presentations to the next level.<p>There's no question about it: TED Talks have raised the bar sky-high for what's considered a memorable and compelling business presentation.<p>That being said, there are a handful of TED Talks speakers so talented …

Public Speaking

Installing an SSD on your Mac? Don't make this mistake

Enable this one single command to ensure a longer life for your SSD.<p>If you have replaced the hard drive on your Mac with an SSD (which you should do), you already know how much faster your computer is. However, I'm going to show you how to avoid this one simple mistake that so many of us make when …

Italy: Walk from Siena to Rome along the ancient Via Francigena

Tens of thousands of people hike the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in Spain each year. But less known and far less traveled is the Via Francigena in Italy.<p>Beginning this fall, Berkeley-based Wilderness Travel will offer guided trips on 80 miles of this ancient route, which once ran 1,000 …

Italy

How long you would need to save to buy an apartment in the world’s biggest cities

Just out of curiosity, we here at <b>Bright Side</b>, decided to figure out how many years people living in different countries would have to work to save …

Interior Design

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh shares 4 business books he thinks everyone should read

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh wants his employees to continuously explore new ideas. That's why there's a library of some of his favorite books at Zappos' Las Vegas headquarters.<p>Over the years he's recommended well over 20 business books— including his own, the 2010 bestseller "Delivering Happiness" — and …

Employee Engagement

8 TED Talks That Will Help You Get Through the Holidays

Are you prepared for the holidays? For traffic jams, holiday travel, potlucks, screaming kids, wrapping gifts, nosy family members? Take some to …

The Best All-Inclusive Resorts In The World For 2015

They literally do it all.<p>Many savvy travelers will tell you that all-inclusive resorts are THE way to travel -- not only because all-inclusives handle the room, food, drinks and fun for one (typically) low price, but also because they're also located in some of the most stunning places on Earth.<p>As …

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9 books that Steve Jobs thought everyone should read

Late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs spent a lifetime learning what it means to be human by reading books.<p>"The reason that Apple is able to create …

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8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it’s even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If …

Cum sa devii o persoana mai productiva. 11 ponturi din America - Afaceri - Startup Cafe

<b>Cand intri in afaceri, iti dai seama imediat ca fiecare minut care<br>trece trebuie sa iti aduca profit, iar fiecare minut care trece degeaba<br>iti produce</b> …

buffersocial: “6 Powerful Communication Tricks of Great Interviewers”

Remember that dreaded lull we talked about earlier? Sometimes – just sometimes – it can be a useful communications tool.When a pro interviewer feels …

We design your future

We design your future.<p>Being an innovation leader means having to make difficult decisions every day with imperfect information. You imagine new …

Complexity

Seven deadly mistakes that destroy employee motivation

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>Don is the CEO of a family-run business. His entrepreneurial …

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …

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On the Cover: Emily Ratajkowski Photos | GQ

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