By Sara Ackerman The recently begun school year brought with it the smell of fresh pencil shavings, the squeak of shoes on newly waxed linoleum and a new round of stonewalling to the question, “What did
At 21, newly back from working with the poor in Ecuador, Bryan Johnson had already decided to become an entrepreneur and not an employee. His goal was to retire young with enough money to make the world
Magazine When we get closer to nature—be it untouched wilderness or a backyard tree—we do our overstressed brains a favor. When you head out to the desert, David Strayer is the kind of man you want behind
Everyone experiences doubt, feelings of worthlessness, and failure at some point during their lives. Whether you're starting a business, working on a project, or simply discouraged by the day-to-day of
TED talks can inspire you to do your best work, reach for the stars, or even try a new way of tying your shoes. With the 2016 TED Conference wrapped up last month, the folks at TED have gone to work putting
There are a few books out there that have stood the test of time in the business world. They helped shape the industry years ago, and they continue to remain true to this day. If you have high aspirations
If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out. Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.
This is a guest post from Jason Duff, founder and CEO of COMSTOR Outdoor. Overpriced real estate. Insane work hours. Fierce competition against other smart people. Against huge odds, smart young people
Many entrepreneurs start a business asking the wrong questions: "How will I create this product efficiently?" "How can I sell as many of this product as possible?" "How can I make profit sustainably?"
Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh wants his employees to continuously explore new ideas. That's why there's a library of some of his favorite books at Zappos' Las Vegas headquarters. Over the years he's recommended
He fled his home during the Chinese occupation of Tibet and soon set up a government in exile in India. The monk has been the spiritual leader of his people and his religion since he was 15 years old.
Mount Ontake belongs to a class of unpredictable "stratovolcanoes." The weekend tragedy on Japan's Mount Ontake, where more than 30 hikers are presumed dead after an eruption of toxic fumes and ash, is
Really. Until we develop the warp drive, looking for life on planets spotted beyond our solar system is going to be done from here on Earth. It's just as well: The spaceship Earth is obviously the grooviest