Dan Koenig

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How the Most Successful People Pick Their Battles

Don't pick a fight in the heat of the moment--even if someone provokes you.<p><i>How does one cultivate the skill of choosing one's battles? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mira Zaslove, startup</b> …

Success

5 Easy Ways to Cheer Up at Work

Sadness is both self-perpetuating and highly contagious. Fortunately, there's an easy way to turn "the blues" into "blue skies ahead."<p>Even if you've got your dream job (and especially if you don't), work isn't always fun. A combination of stress, overwork and tough breaks can leave even an optimist …

Self-help

How Not to Cut Health Care Costs

Health care providers in the United States and much of the rest of the world are trying to respond to the tremendous pressure to reduce costs. Many of their attempts, however, are counterproductive, ultimately leading to higher costs and sometimes lower-quality care.<p>What’s going on? Our findings …

Why I Will Vote for the Democrats

I believe in the separation of church and state.<p>I believe that a person should be able to marry whomever s/he wants to marry.<p>I believe in a woman's right to choose.<p>I believe that tax cuts for the rich do not promote economic growth, employment or fairness.<p>I believe that the current economic crisis …

Ted Cruz, the Houston Hype, and the Dishonesty of the Anti-Equality Movement

Conservative religious leaders have a long track record of hyping supposed threats to religious liberty in America -- specifically, to the religious liberty of conservative Christians. In fact, portraying Christians as a persecuted minority under siege by anti-freedom LGBT activists and secular …

The Economic Case for Paternity Leave

Giving new moms paid time off only goes so far.<p>Last year, maternity leave suddenly got a makeover, courtesy of a most improbable source: Shinzo Abe.<p>Japan’s prime minister is synonymous with machismo-spiked nationalism (he famously denied that women forced into sexual servitude by Japanese soldiers …