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Zuckerberg’s first book club pick is back in stock at Amazon—and has shot up in the rankings by 44,363 spots

If you were wondering when you could buy <i>The End of Power</i> through Amazon again (the paperback version sold out within days of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg putting the Moisés Naím book at the top of his reading list for 2015), you’re in luck. It’s back in stock on the retailer’s US website.<p>It’s also …

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What It Really Takes to Be a Professional Programmer

There's a lot more to professional programming than writing code. From working with a team to solve problems to version control, you won't make it to …

Know the Right Suit and Shoes For Any Occasion With This Chart

For those of us who wear jeans and t-shirts, the basics of suit fashion might pass us by. This chart helps men figure out which shoes and suit go …

How to Give a Stellar Presentation

Speaking in front of a group — no matter how big or small — can be stressful. Preparation is key, of course, whether it’s your first or your hundredth time. From preparing your slides to wrapping up your talk, what should you do to give a presentation that people will remember?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> …

Google's Larry Page: The most ambitious CEO in the universe

There’s a joke about Larry Page that’s been making the rounds at Google X, the “moon shot” factory where Google is developing self-driving cars, …

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 …

10 Picky Eater-Approved Recipes (That You'll Love Too)

The recipes that I get most excited to share are the ones that appeal to my kids as much as they appeal to me -- and let's face it, that's not frequently the case! Here are 10 favorite dinner recipes that have all gotten the thumbs-up from my picky eaters.<p><b>1. Parmesan Crusted Chicken</b><p>This is a great …

Ikea’s New Desk Goes From Sitting To Standing With The Push Of A Button

Anyone who has priced a convertible desk that he or she can both sit and stand at knows it’s an expensive proposition that can quickly reach into four digits. If only Ikea made one in birchwood veneer, or something.<p>Voilà! Ikea presents its updated Bekant line of convertible desks. The 63”x31” …

The One App You Need On Your Résumé If You Want A Job At Google

Average pay at Google is $141,000.<p>It's relatively easy to get a job at Google, too.<p>The company is so large and has such a massive need for talent that hiring for Google is something of a headache, so if you have the right skills, Google is really enthusiastic to hear from you.<p>Especially if you know …

Warren Buffett's 'Two-List' Strategy: How to Maximize Your Focus and Master Your Priorities

With well over 50 billion dollars to his name, Warren Buffett is consistently ranked among the wealthiest people in the world. Out of all the investors in the 20th century, Buffett was the most successful.<p>Given his success, it stands to reason that Buffett has an excellent understanding of how to …

Hitting Rock Bottom and How The Walking Dead Kind of Saved My Life

For TueNight.com by Susan Linney<p><i>Photo credit: Andy Kropa</i><p>It's sort of a funny story now, the way it all went down, when I look back on it alive and sober. Because clearly I wasn't going to be for much longer, and while that may sound melodramatic, I promise you, it wasn't.<p>By about September of 2011, …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say | Inc.com

While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, serial entrepreneur and founder of TwitterCounter and The Next Web, …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes | Inc.com

Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any other. Juggling takes practice, as does …

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How To Know If Your Dumb Idea Will Change The World

Box SVP Sam Schillace shares how he quickly and cheaply experimented on an app no one wanted–that became the basis for Google Docs.<p>In 2005, along with colleagues Steve Newman and Claudia Carpenter, Sam Schillace created a browser-based word processor called Writely. A Silicon Valley darling, it was …

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People | Inc.com

Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling The Obstacle Is the Way (a really great book) and the compulsively readable <i>Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator.</i><p>He's also …

The Science of Conquering Your Greatest Fears

Many things scare me: the huge rock at the bottom of Boulder Garden on Colorado’s Gunnison River that has flipped my kayak numerous times; the chutes off the stormy top of the Big Sky tram; sullen men with clubs who lurk in Kenya’s Ngong Hills (I met them a while back).<p>Can a scientist in an …

You Get Free Red Bull or $10 If You Bought One In the Last 12 Years

A class-action lawsuit against Red Bull is being settled, and if you've purchased any Red Bull products in the last 12 years, you can get a piece of …

The world’s second-richest man thinks we should all be working less

The ideal work-life balance is to work three days a week, 11 hours a day, until you’re 75. That’s what Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim told CNN in a recent interview.<p>http://money.cnn.com/video/news/2014/10/07/carlos-slim-3-day-work-week.cnnmoney/index.html<p>“I think machines will work 24 hours, …

Why Big Companies Struggle With Innovation

<i>George Deeb is the Managing Partner at Chicago-based Red Rocket Ventures, a growth consulting, advisory and executive staffing firm based in Chicago.</i><p>As I have been doing startup consulting at Red Rocket, I have also had many executive conversations with several big companies. These companies were …

This Guy Convinced Google, Dropcam, Pinterest To Let 10,000 Hackers Attack

When they find a bug, they get paid.<p>The more bugs they find, the more they are invited in to hack ever-more sensitive parts of a company's network. They hack companies like Google, Dropcam, Pinterest, even some banks.<p>And these companies couldn't be happier about it.<p>In the two years since Australian …

Rosetta Code “Translates” Code Into Another Programming Language

Rosetta Code is a library of different coding tasks in multiple languages, so you can see how to perform a given task in any language you want.<p>You …

Your Company’s Energy Data Is an Untapped Resource

Most companies are unprepared for the emerging revolution in predictive energy analytics. In fact, many readers’ eyes will have already glazed over at the preceding sentence, with the natural initial reaction that energy-related data isn’t relevant to their jobs.<p>But what happens when every single …

The Man Who Steve Jobs Considered For Apple’s CEO Is Back With A Startup That Lights Google's Buildings

Joe Costello was one of the people interviewed for that position in 1997.<p>Costello had a lengthy conversation with Jobs, but their talks only led to Jobs realizing there was no one else in the world that wanted the Apple CEO position more than himself. Jobs finally dropped the "interim" from his …

The Elements of HTML Makes Sure You're Not Using Deprecated Tags

Learning HTML is important for web development, whether you want to build a personal web site, or you're looking to make a career out of it. It's …

Improve Your Money Skills with These Free Resources

Looking to whip your money habits into shape, but don't know where to start? In honor of Financial Literacy Month, here are some free resources …

Tales From the Millennials' Sexual Revolution

By the end of their dinner at a small Italian restaurant in New York’s West Village, Leah is getting antsy to part ways with her boyfriend Ryan, so …