Karoline Summerville

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'Silent Start': The Brilliant (and Surprising) Meeting Method I Learned From Amazon's Jeff Bezos

Why giving your meetings a "silent start" can help brilliant ideas emerge.<p>We've all been there: wasting precious time in a meeting that is headed nowhere fast.<p>There are lots of reasons this happens, but often it comes down to a lack of preparation. Think about it: You can send an agenda in advance, …

Jeff Bezos

Discover why Python is an essential programming language

If you dream of earning big bucks as a programmer, you’ll need a broad knowledge of popular programming languages. Most experts would agree that …

Dying: A Memoir

“<i>Dying</i> is bracing and beautiful, possessed of an extraordinary intellectual and moral rigor. Every medical student should read it. Every human should …

Books

What should Make Me Smart read next?

OK, we're the first to admit our first Make Me Smart book pick wasn't the beachiest summer read.<p>Jonathan Haidt's "The Righteous Mind" is important for our times, but it was pretty dense. For this round, we've tried to make everything a little more readable while sticking to our wheelhouse. Here are …

Review: Mandy Len Catron's How to Fall in Love with Anyone is a touching guide

In Mandy Len Catron's 2015 Modern Love essay, <i>To Fall in Love with Anyone, Do This</i>, she resurrects a dated rubric for creating intimacy. The closest humankind has come to manufacturing love in a lab is a list of questions developed by American husband-and-wife psychiatry team Arthur and Elaine Aron. …

22 Books You'll Wish You Had As A Teenager

The best guides on growing up and dealing with mental health, sex, and finding yourself.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

38 Years on Books: The Essential Michiko Kakutani Reader

For nearly four decades, Michiko Kakutani, who has decided to step down as chief book critic of The New York Times, has anointed new talent, charted the peaks and valleys of literary careers and memorialized writers when they’re gone. She has stayed up all night reading embargoed memoirs by …

Tired of All Your Playlists? Follow 1 of These Podcasts on Long Runs

Whether you're a runner who doesn't love music or your playlist has just grown dull, following a podcast can make your weekly long run more enjoyable. Even the best playlists can grow boring over the course of a two-hour-long training run. Whether you're interested in true crime or want to laugh …

The Mac Podcast App You Can't Have

I wasn't going to write this post because I've already said most of what I wanted to on Twitter. Yesterday though, I changed my mind when I saw this …

10 books to read in you 20s to make your 30s even better

Meanwhile, other studies show the pressures on young adults have been steadily ratcheting up.<p>In short, with the economy and society in flux, this is one of the most baffling times to enter adulthood in recent history.<p>What should you do about it? The same thing you should do with nearly any other …

Books

These 197 Tech Companies Are The World's Most Valuable Unicorns

What are the world’s most valuable private technology companies?<p>A new map released by CB Insights identifies the 197 companies globally that are considered “unicorns,” meaning that they have a valuation of at least $1 billion.<p>Collectively, these companies are valued at approximately $679 billion …

Venture Capital

The Black Community’s Toxic Obsession For Football.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) It’s no secret that many of us either grew up watching football as a fan or actually played football in …

Black Culture

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Google and Facebook are destined to wage a decade-long war for the future

Back in April, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled his grand ten-year roadmap, showing the company's trajectory from now through 2026.<p>Here's that slide again, in case you missed it:<p>It points the way to Facebook's ideal future: A world where everybody's connected to the internet, where we talk to …

Great Quotes From 100 Years Of Nobel Prize For Literature Winners

<i>List of literature quotes from the last 100 years of Nobel Literature Prize winners.<br>Gathered by Regina Kenney</i><p><b>“Death is the fairest thing in the</b> …

Powerful Poetry Urges Us To 'Look' More Closely

<i>Look</i>, the debut collection of poetry from Solmaz Sharif, opens with all the grace of an unpinned grenade: "It matters what you call a thing." But this comes as less a warning than a war cry.<p>Her slim grey collection, just shortlisted for a National Book Award, begins — and is built by — the cold …

Some High Schools Let Seniors Creatively Paint Their Parking Spots Each Year

Seniors in high school are often asked, “What will be the legacy you leave for those who follow in your footsteps?” For some that might mean taking their varsity sports team to win the all-state tournament; for others it could be establishing a recycling program. For the seniors of select high …

The Obama years: novelists assess his legacy

Expectations were sky high when Barack Obama was elected president in 2008. As his term draws to a close, has he disappointed or delivered? From race to healthcare, from the drone war to the Iran deal, novelists in America appraise him<p><i>Tobias Wolff is best known for his memoir</i><i>This Boy’s Life</i><i>, which</i> …

Creative Writing

Duterte tells Obama 'son of a whore' remark wasn't personal

After Philippine president’s aides try to limit damage, saying he’d been addressing a reporter, he threatens to eat Islamist militias alive<p>The president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has expressed regret for calling Barack Obama a “son of a whore” – a remark that led to the US leader …

Barack Obama

20 Amazing Books To Read For The Rest Of 2016

It’s lit<p>It's been a great summer, right? Full of things to do and see and places to be and explore. And you've probably spent your long days reading your fill of amazing books (beach-oriented or otherwise), all of which we're guessing were a lot less disappointing than this summer's movie duds. …

Books

The Stroop test: how colourful is your language?

In the first in Mind Games, our new series on classic psychology experiments, we show you how to conduct the Stroop test, which looks at how language is processed<p>Welcome to the first in a new series where we highlight some of the mesmerising and classic experiments in psychology that you can try …

Psychology

How I Left A 12-Year Career In Silicon Valley To Work On A Beach In Belize

Three months ago, Jeanna Barrett traded a beige office in San Francisco for a palapa on the Caribbean. This is how she pulled it off.<p>Three months ago, I worked in San Francisco as a marketing leader for a unicorn startup. I earned a salary that let me do, eat, and buy whatever I wanted. Now, I live …

San Francisco

A Harvard Psychologist Says This Trait Matters Most: 10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

Self-improvement

Here‘s How Entrepreneurs Go From $0 To $5M in Funding

During the writing of my book, <i>The Art of Startup Fundraising</i>, I tried to distill all of my learnings during my years connecting startups with …

Managing emotions: stop shame, stress and fear from running your life

If you prefer to listen, here’s the podcast version of this post on iTunes and Soundcloud.<p><i>Oh no. This is bad. There’s no way out. I wish I never met</i> …

6 Civil Rights Movement Myths You Learned In History Class

The human brain doesn't handle complexity very well. You can see this most dramatically in how we read and understand history. We want everything to …

A founder of a $100 million business shares his best advice on finding success as an entrepreneur

"I get pride in seeing people creating great stuff whatever their area is," he says.<p>As the former designer at famed innovation firm IDEO, Chapin definitely got to see his fair share of dreams turn into reality.<p>Yet, after having worked on big projects, Chapin was ready to tackle his own passion …

Behind a $100 Million Mattress Startup, Casper Co-Founder Shares Advice on Finding Success as an Entrepreneur

11 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor’s Note: Entrepreneur’s “20 Questions” series features established, along with up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a series of questions about what makes them tick, their everyday success strategies and advice for</i> …

Entrepreneurship