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Tim Goodman's 20 Best Cable Dramas of 2013

In the first of three lists celebrating television's incredible amount of quality programming, THR's chief TV critic picks his favorite dramas of …

The GQ+A with Sasha Grey

Remember Sasha Grey? It's been a few years since the original digital Thinking Man's Porn Star retired. Since you last caught her work, Miss Grey has been modeling, DJ-ing, acting (from playing a fictional version of herself on <i>Entourage</i> to a leading role in Steven Soderbergh's <i>The Girlfriend</i> …

These Tips Will Help You Escape The 9-To-5 Mindset

His first bestseller, The Four Hour Workweek, came out of his own experience of going from working long hours, seven days a week to figuring out how to run a business more efficiently.<p>But even for people not ready to take that step, Ferriss has some valuable tips for figuring how to get …

Grad School May Not Be the Best Way to Spend $100,000

Over the past decade, I’ve taught hundreds of executive education, MBA, and undergraduate students at half a dozen top universities. To put it mildly, I’m a believer in the importance of higher education and graduate studies. But I’m also concerned that some executives view grad school as a panacea …

Your Least Engaged Employees Might Be Your Top Performers

Some of the most engaged employees in your organization are your worst performers. And some of the least engaged are your highest performers.<p>This conclusion comes from new research by the consulting firm, Leadership IQ. The study “matched engagement survey and performance appraisal data for 207 …

The Happiest People Pursue the Most Difficult Problems

Lurking behind the question of jobs — whether there are enough of them, how hard we should work at them, and what kind the future will bring — is a major problem of job engagement. Too many people are tuned out, turned off, or ready to leave. But there’s one striking exception.<p>The happiest people I …

Can Everyone Tell I'm Skinny-Fat?

Symptoms include male muffin top, gelatinous arms, and a chronic fear of going to the beach. Good news: The cure isn't that bad. Here's your treatment plan for a full recovery—and a proudly shirtless summer<p>Everything seems cool until you're naked. You look slim with your clothes on, even after a …

Facebook Survey Questions Reveal The Company's Biggest Fears

Facebook is taking a different approach.<p>After rolling out a major redesign of its "News Feed" a couple weeks ago, Facebook is now surveying users to see if they like it.<p>By chance, I was one of the users Facebook surveyed.<p>Clicking through it, I realized the survey questions reveal a lot about …