D.J. Castro

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16 Billionaires Who Started Working From Home

Waking up and heading to an office is so five years ago. As technology allows for greater opportunities for flextime and working remotely, the need for a traditional workday – and workplace – is beginning to evaporate for anyone whose job can be done online, as part of a communications network.<p>So …

Gaming Conventions

Drugs that Make Us Feel Smart Are Ruining Our Lives

A recent study makes a compelling new case for why we shouldn't take drugs like Adderall precisely because they help us to succeed at things we …

9 Things Successful People Do Right Before Bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their own mental and physical health, and that it's almost entirely dependent upon them getting enough sleep. That's why bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them - and why the very last thing most successful people do …

Success

12 Things Successful People Do in the First Hour of the Workday

It is crucial that you start your day off right. Here are some ways to make sure you begin your workday with the best mindset possible and boost your productivity.<p>The first hour of the workday is critical, since it can impact your productivity level and mindset for the rest of the day.<p>"Successful …

Time Management

How to Make Wax Seals for Letters and Envelopes | The Art of Manliness

The use of wax seals largely disappeared along with the popularity of handwritten correspondence. But judging by the surprising number of sealed …

GM Ignition Switch Recall Internal Audit

General Motors was clueless, right up until February, about how many cars to recall for faulty ignition switches because employees couldn’t run meetings or complete what even the most half-assed high-school student learns to do—a basic research report.<p>The 325-page internal audit from former U.S. …

18 Things Every Man Should Do This Summer | The Art of Manliness

Summertime is here and I couldn’t be happier. As author Benjamin Alire Sáenz put it, summertime is a “book of hope,” filled with the promise of …

How to Cook with a Dutch Oven and Reflector Oven | The Art of Manliness

Photo credit: Jim Pippitt<p><i>This post is part of a series brought to you by RAM. For more information about RAM Series trucks visit us at:</i> …

How to Be a Man | The Art of Manliness

<i>Note: What you will find below is not so much a long blog post, but a short ebook; approach it as such. At over 20k words, it will probably take an</i> …

How To Be More Satisfied With Your Life – 5 Steps Proven By Research

<b>I’ve posted a lot about the research around</b> <b>how to be happier</b><b>. But being satisfied with your life is something a little different.</b><p>Daniel Kahneman, …

Happiness

5 Myths Socially Conscious Entrepreneurs Need To Ignore

Whether you call it Shared Value or Benefit Corporations, the future of capitalism–companies that care–is creating a meaningful competitive edge for the businesses that embrace it.<p>A series of powerful forces are changing business as we know it. From the speed of communication to information …

Yes, You Can Make Meetings More Productive

High human capital productivity — one key to great financial results — requires hiring the right people, teaming them effectively, and eliminating organizational barriers to high performance. It also requires paying close attention to how people in the organization interact. At many companies, …

Osmo

Osmo is a new and exciting toy created by a group of ex-Google and Disney employees. The next-gen hardware gaming device turns physical objects into …

Nextgen

Shake | A New Perspective On Cocktails

The same cocktail obsessed guys behind the popular "The Mason Shaker” have recently released a unique cocktail book: "Shake: A New Perspective On …

Toolkit For Life

Are you seeking new perspectives and practical insights about how to live a more balanced and fulfilling life? then check out these special edition …

Digital Age

How to Get Your Career Back on Track

I once heard a story about how working elephants are trained not to break free from their tethers, even though they are easily strong enough to do so.<p>…

Human Resources

Nine ways to overcome creative burnout

We have all experienced it: That disconcerting moment when you sit down at your desk and you're overcome by an uncertain, disorienting fog. I'm not talking about the gray mist outside your bedroom window, but rather that murky brain fog that wafts around your head and won't easily lift. Some call …

An Introduction to Data-Driven Decisions for Managers Who Don’t Like Math

Not a week goes by without us publishing something here at HBR about the value of data in business. Big data, small data, internal, external, experimental, observational — everywhere we look, information is being captured, quantified, and used to make business decisions.<p>Not everyone needs to become …

The Schools Where Apple, Google, and Facebook Get Their Recruits

A breakdown of what colleges feed the big tech companies. Click to Enlarge Luca Masud + Brittney Everett<p><b>Class of 2014:</b> Mazel tov! Now get a job. Time …

The bicycle highway: Plans unveiled for £220m 'Skycycle' that lets riders commute far above the railways of London

• <b>'SkyCycle' is a proposal for a series of three-storey-high paths</b>• <b><br>It has been proposed by renowned architect Sir Norman Foster</b>• <b><br>Each of the 10 routes</b> …

Mirrored Photographs Combined with Watercolor by Fabienne Rivory | Colossal

<p>French artist Fabienne Rivory creates these unusually beautiful images by working with mirrored photographs and watercolor paints. Rivory has been …