Esther Pang

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The 18 Best Infographics of 2015

The world got a whole lot more complicated this year, which is to say it was just like any other year. The amount of data we all generate continued …

Startup CEOs Reveal the 1 Question They Ask Every Job Candidate

<i>The companies in this article were included in the</i> <i>Entrepreneur360™ Performance Index</i><i>.</i><p>Part of the appeal of running your own business is that you get to hand-pick exactly who you work alongside each day. But let’s face it: it seems as if no matter how much you vet each candidate, you never quite …

Here's the leadership strategy Nike's CEO uses to make employees smarter

Fortune quoted Andy Campion, Nike's chief financial officer: "What's fascinating about [Parker's] use of questions is that it leaves other leaders empowered to find the answers themselves and act on them."<p>That observation closely mirrors those that other Nike employees have made in the past.<p>A 2009 …

The 20 best breakfast recipes: part 2

Breakfast,Food & drink,Life and style,Fish,Mexican food and drink,Middle Eastern food and drink<p>Breakfasts from Egypt, Asia and Mexico – and the best way to do kippers

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Why Your Pursuit of Happiness Is Making You Miserable

Don’t go chasing happiness. Instead, pursue the factors and conditions that create it.<p>Few things seem more obvious than feeling good–about ourselves, as well as life in general.<p>Compelling scientific evidence supports this. A November 2012 study in <i>American Psychologist</i> has found that subjective …

Meet The Man Behind Microsoft's Ambitious Vision For The Future Of Computing

When Kipman took the stage on Wednesday to show off the HoloLens, most of his presentation focused on how the headset helps you virtually create things you wouldn't be able to on a traditional computer.<p>Kipman has been with Microsoft for about 15 years, and on Wednesday he showed off what has been …

Why Branding Matters More to Employees Than to Customers

A few years ago, I came up with the concept of underbranding, or the concept of focusing more attention on the elements that underlie your company’s brand. It was – and still is – little more than a loose concept, but perhaps you will turn it into something more.<p>UnderBranding begins with three …

See the Modern Redesign on These Dolla Dolla Bills, Y’all

If money looked more like this, we might be more inclined to keep it in our wallets. American artist Travis Purrington redesigned the traditional U.S. currency as part of his Master’s thesis at the Basel School of Design in Switzerland. And we’re digging the result.<p>Notice the one-dollar bill …

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The History Manifesto: How to Eradicate the Epidemic of Short-Termism and Harness Our Past in Creating a Flourishing Future

I spend a significant amount of time on ideas at the intersection of the timeless and the timely, something I find to be of growing urgency in a culture such as ours, where the tyrannical reverse-chronology of newsfeeds implies that the latest, being literally at the top, is also of the greatest …

Amanda Palmer on the Art of Asking and What Thoreau Teaches Us about Accepting Love

<i>“Have compassion for everyone you meet, even if they don’t want it,”</i> Lucinda Williams sang from my headphones into my heart one rainy October morning on the train to Hudson. <i>“What seems cynicism is always a sign, always a sign…”</i> I was headed to Hudson for a conversation with a very different but no …

Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Catalog of Beautiful Untranslatable Words from Around the World

<i>“Words belong to each other,”</i> Virginia Woolf said in the only surviving recording of her voice, a magnificent meditation on the beauty of language. But what happens when words are kept apart by too much unbridgeable otherness? <i>“Barring downright deceivers, mild imbeciles and impotent poets, there</i> …

The Farmer and the Clown: A Warm Wordless Story about an Unlikely Friendship and How We Ennoble Each Other with Kindness

<i>“One never notices what has been done,”</i> Marie Curie wrote in a letter to her brother upon receiving her second graduate degree, <i>“one can only see what remains to be done.”</i> She could have easily been talking about the endless world of discovery that is children’s literature. Here comes a woefully …

Anne Lamott on the Greatest Gift of Friendship and the Uncomfortable Art of Letting Yourself Be Seen

Beyond having written one of the finest books on writing ever published, <b>Anne Lamott</b> embraces language and life with equal zest, squeezing from the intersection wisdom of the most soul-stretching kind. <b>Small Victories: Spotting Improbable Moments of Grace</b> (<i>public library</i> | <i>IndieBound</i>) shines a …

E.O. Wilson on How We Give Meaning to Life

Just as the fracturing of our inner wholeness ruptures the soul, a similar fissure rips society asunder and has been for centuries — that between science and the humanities. The former explores how we became human and the latter what it means to <i>be</i> human — a difference at once subtle and monumental, …

Flat Water Bottles Alongside Laptop And Books In Your Bag

Reusable transparent water bottles named Memobottle shaped like a book that are available in three sizes – Letter, A4 and A5 so as to perfectly fit …

Bill Murray's 5 Most Underrated Movies

When he's not Ghostbusting<p>Despite Bill Murray's reputation as a freewheeling comedian who loves nothing more than to crash unsuspecting civilians' engagement photo shoots and bachelor parties, there's more to the 66-year-old star than just cooler-than-cool ridiculousness. For every <i>Stripes</i>,</i> …

Autism Spectrum 'Cure' Mandatory [100 Words Into The Future]

<i>Meanwhile, in one of many alternate futures…</i><p>Sophia likes herself the way she is. What others think of her never bothered her.<p>She may not be to everyone’s taste. But who is?<p>Trouble is, her teachers have “problems” with her behavior. They say she’s… <i>odd</i>.<p>“Her preference for solitude show worrying signs …