Jerome Ordona

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You Either Solve This Riddle, Or You Die

The Steve Jobs guide to manipulating people & getting what you want

Steve Jobs didn’t launch two of the most valuable companies in modern times by following the rules all the time.<p>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 …

MORGAN STANLEY: Here Are 42 Stocks That'll Thrive Even If The Economy Gets Worse

The 42 stocks are companies they believe will grow irrespective of fluctuations in the business cycle.<p>Tech companies like Facebook and Google dominate the list. There are also a lot of healthcare companies, which are benefiting from the aging population.<p>"We believe that the names selected for this …

Investing

The Curse of Smart People

A bit over 3 years ago, after working for many years at a series of startups (most of which I co-founded), I disappeared through a Certain Vortex to …

Self-improvement

The 80 Best Books Every Man Should Read

An unranked, incomplete, utterly biased list of the greatest works of literature ever published. How many have you read?<p>An unranked, incomplete, utterly biased list of the greatest works of literature ever published. How many have you read?

Books

Top 100 Inspirational Quotes

In my new eBook, <i>365 Inspirational Quotes: Daily Motivation For Your Best Year Ever</i>, I share the quotations that have inspired me as I’ve launched my companies, written my books and raised my children. In the spirit of self motivation, here are my top 100 inspirational quotes.<p>1. Life is about making …

Brad Pitt's 50 Most GQ Moments

Style Gods<p>The actor/producer/hair god is the rare leading man who actually dresses like one, on and off the red carpet. If the event calls for black tie, Pitt is sporting an impeccably tailored tuxedo. If he’s promoting his latest flick, you can look for the <i>Fight Club</i> star to make good use of his …

Brad Pitt

The 25 Most Stylish Men of 2013

Style<p>Rappers crossed into the high fashion game. Athletes stepped up their looks off the court. And more actors aced their tux than ever before. 2013 was the year every leading man started dressing like one. Here are the best-dressed gents we saw on every red carpet, big event, and beyond, ending …

Stylish

The GQ Guide to Suits

Suits<p>25 Photos<p>Toggle Scroll<p>April 11, 2012<p>Presenting our exhaustive guide to that wardrobe cornerstone, the suit: the styles you need, the fit you want, and how to put it all together with aplomb<p>1/25<p><i>Learn to suit up properly and everything else follows.</i><p>Whether you're an office guy who needs to look …

Billionaires' Tips For New Grads: Advice From Jobs, Oprah, Zuckerberg And More

College students across the country will accept diplomas and step out into the “real world” for the first time this month. Some have jobs, many don’t, but all are hopeful about what lies ahead.<p>As to their first steps beyond the comfort of campus, whose advice should they follow? What lessons should …

Edward Snowden, NSA files source: 'If they want to get you, in time they will'

Edward Snowden was interviewed over several days in Hong Kong by Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill.<p><b>Q: Why did you decide to become a …

Edward Snowden: the whistleblower behind the NSA surveillance revelations

The individual responsible for one of the most significant leaks in US political history is Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant …

The 4 Douchiest Douches, According to Nick Kroll

There are many, many varieties of douche. I would know, because I've lovingly embodied several of them on-screen. And if Charles Darwin could appreciate species in the Galápagos for their unique evolutionary aspects, I feel like we owe the same rigorous examination to the douchebag. Behold, a …

Comedy

Japan Is About To Prove Keynesian Economics Entirely Wrong

Or we could run the headline as “Japan is about to prove Keynesian economics entirely correct”. For we’ve that wonderful thing going on, that extreme rarity in economics, a natural experiment. One which will either prove or disprove the central tenet of popular Keynesian economics. Please note, I …

3 Things That Determine The Market Value Of A College Degree

What is the value of a college degree? Why do some college graduates get multiple job offers, while others end up with jobs that do not require a college degree?<p>These questions aren’t new, but they’re raised anew this time of the year, as colleges around the country award degrees and graduates head …

Steve Jobs' Lost Interview Converts Me From Hater To Fanboy

Sometimes I forget that “…in the months leading up to the start of his visionary company, Steve Jobs was something of a conflicted young man, seeking spiritual enlightenment and dabbling in electronics only when it promised to earn him quick cash.”<p>I know about inner conflict. And I’ve learned that …

Homebuyers clueless about mortgages

The housing market is heating up, yet many house hunters are not prepared to take on the biggest purchases of their lives.<p>When it comes to mortgages, homebuyers answered basic questions about terms, how to choose a lender and financing wrong nearly one-third of the time, according to an April …

5 Ways To Be Productive When The Pressure Is On

The key is "being able to keep up the intensity even though there's no external accountability," says Sharon Melnick, a business psychologist and author of Success Under Stress. This means you need to be able to "manage your stress levels and stay motivated even when you're not," she says, because …

Time Management