Robert Greene, author of "The 48 Laws of Power," has some insight. Power is "the measure of the degree of control you have over circumstances in your life and the actions of the people around you," Greene
• Compared to around a decade ago, when you were 20 years old, what do you think you have more of now? (Focus on non-material things, so don’t say something like “more pairs of shoes in my closet”.) •
Ryan Holiday is the author of "The Obstacle is the Way." He is former director of marketing at American Apparel and dropped out of college at 19. He gives monthly book recommendations here. When I first
Does your job fit your personality? The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality test, which measures preferences like introversion and extroversion, has been part of business culture for decades.
Even though the Myers-Brigg Type Indicator personality test is controversial, it's still extremely popular in today's business world. It tests four behavioral binaries to come up with 16 distinctive personality
Becoming a great leader comes down to remembering and following these 10 simple rules. A group of archaeologists digging through ancient corporate archives recently uncovered two mysterious tablets (aka
What does it take to start a company? Motivation is a key ingredient. Let these quotes give you a jump-start today. As we start another month, it's always a good idea to pump yourself up a little. These
We reached out to some high-profile CEOs to get their perspective on what they expect out of a meeting. One common theme is being clear on what you want to achieve in the meeting. Also, don't babble. being
Most people don't realize how they sound to others. The words you choose could hurt your credibility without you even knowing it. An obvious one is "like," but there are less obvious words and phrases
We asked for nominations for "most misused word or phrase," and they came pouring in. Weekend Edition listeners and NPR.org readers have many gripes about the grammar gaffes they see and hear every day.
Garbugli's presentation "26 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known At 20" was viewed millions of times and became SlideShare's "Most Liked" presentation of 2013. He's now raising money via a Kickstarter
Shane Snow, founder of Contently, wondered about that very question. So he set off to reexamine the conventional wisdom about success and wound up writing the book Smartcuts: How Hackers, Innovators, Icons
We often assume that great things are done by those who were blessed with natural talent, genius, and skill. But how many great things could have been done by people who never fully realized their potential?
The New York City of the 1970s, however, looked very different from the safe and gentrified metropolis we know today. The Bowery, now lined with luxury apartments, housed much of the city's illicit activities,
There are certain things every guy should know. From such kitchen knowledge as how to properly cook a steak or pour a cocktail, to a fashion sense like how to match your dress shoes to your suit and how
From detecting elusive particles forged in the core of our sun to teleporting quantum data farther than ever before, these physicists' scientific research has helped us better understand the universe which
Seattle-based entrepreneur Ian Lurie started online marketing firm Portent, Inc. in 1995, when dial-up was king. Today his firm has led digital strategies for major companies like Lucky Brand and Kate
These are your unoriginal regurgitated New Year's resolutions. And they are getting pretty tiresome, especially considering the vast majority of you never fulfill them, choosing instead to wallow in the
Over the past year I interviewed about 80 guests for my podcast. My only criteria: I was fascinated by some aspect of each person. I didn't limit myself by saying "each one had to be an entrepreneur" "had
As Brennan described it to Business Insider in an email, "It's enough to take some time off to recharge and give back to the startup/int'l development communities, but you wont see me in a private jet
But sometimes it seems like a game of chance waiting to see if you'll wake up motivated or not — unless you take matters into your own hands, that is. A recent Quora thread asked users to share their strategies
From the month you were born to your comedic timing, the weirdest quirks can affect how successful you'll ultimately be. We combed through research on success to identify 12 surprising things that can
Jobs faced many obstacles to get Apple, and later Pixar, off the ground. But Jobs had a unique way of crafting his own reality, a "distortion field" that could persuade people that his personal beliefs
You may not realize it, but every day you enter the office you step into a minefield of personal politics at a company facing fierce competitors. In Robert Greene's "The 33 Strategies of War," the renowned