People disagree at work. That’s a given. But what if there’s an all-out war between two of your coworkers? What’s the right way to respond? If the people fighting are your direct reports, you have a duty
Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web. I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend
Modern life, particularly work life, has become increasingly hectic. There are relentless demands from meetings, emails, text messages, questions to answer, problems to solve, fires to put out. It can
The time has come to reframe the gender issue. The chancellor of Germany, the head of the IMF, and the chair of the US Federal Reserve are women. General Motors, IBM and Lockheed Martin are run by women.
Richard Branson left school at the age of 16 and set up Student Magazine with one of his friends. He went on to start Virgin Records in the 1970s and is the founder of the Virgin Group. In the 1980s he
You might be taking the wrong tack when you're trying to sell your company to potential employees and retain those already on board. Employees care little about free perks at a new job and put more weight
On a recent Reddit thread, readers commented on this very phenomenon. Asked about the most mind-blowing books they'd ever read, users brought up dystopian novels like "1984" and "The Handmaid's Tale."
Giants of speculative fiction including Stephen King, Neil Gaiman and Margaret Atwood have made way for newcomers on a lively shortlist for this year's Arthur C Clarke award for the best science fiction
Reading daily to our children is important for both the pleasure it brings in its own right and for the future benefits it promises for academic, professional, and even economic success. Here are few for
I've always been a big picture person in the workplace. In an upper management role a few years ago, I was constantly trying to set big goals for my team. We would have a major project going in every by
In 1964, the immortal rock band The Who--known at the time as the High Numbers--got a rejection letter from EMI, the record label representing The Beatles. The letter, from an employee at the record company,
With a ~$2 billion endowment the Kauffman Foundation is the largest non-profit focused on entrepreneurship in the world. The giving away of $80 million every year (with about $25 million going toward causes)