Rich Fine

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How to Get Out of Your Own Way and Unblock the “Spiritual Electricity” of Creative Flow

<i>“Art is not a thing — it is a way,”</i> Elbert Hubbard wrote in 1908. But the question of <i>what</i> that way is, where exactly it leads, and how to best follow it is something artists have been grappling with since the dawn of recorded time and psychologists have spent decades trying to decode, outlining the …

Einstein vs quantum mechanics ... and why he'd be a convert today

Albert Einstein may be most famous for his mass-energy equivalence formula <i>E = mc2</i>, but his work also laid down the foundation for modern quantum …

Quantum Mechanics

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Happiness

Thoreau on the Greatest Gift of Growing Old

<i>“Living has yet to be generally recognized as one of the arts,”</i> Karl De Schweinitz wrote in his 1924 guide to the art of living, and as with any art, genius-level mastery at it is only accomplished through hours upon hours of deliberate practice. It’s a truth that Henry David Thoreau, one of the …

Selling Through Customer Service: Turn Customers into Evangelists

<i>John-Paul Narowski is the founder of</i> <i>karmaCRM</i><i>, a simple Web-based CRM software focused on small businesses.</i><p>The days of high-pressured sales pitches by suave looking salespeople are over. You can thank the Internet for that. Nowadays, sales competition is fierce across industries, and a popular way …

5 Simple Office Policies That Make Danish Workers Way More Happy Than Americans

Americans think it’s normal to hate their jobs. Let us introduce you to the Danish concept of arbejdsglæde. It means happiness at work. Here’s how Danish offices make sure it’s happening.<p>You will often see Denmark listed in surveys as the “happiest country on the planet.” Interestingly Danes are …

Tired Of Managing Different Services For Work? Peak Is The One Dashboard To Rule Them All

Github. Dropbox. Google Drive. Gmail. Harvest. Basecamp. These are all useful tools to help manage projects, but checking in on team members via all these separate services can feel like work as well. MetaLab hopes to change that with the launch of Peak, a dashboard that automatically keeps track …

The Most Dangerous Man In Bitcoin Isn’t A Criminal

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has busted Wall Street insiders and dark web drug dealers. Now he’s setting out to do what Marc Andreessen, the Winklevoss Twins, and cryptocurrency nuts can’t: clean up bitcoin.<p>Preet Bharara tells the hotel ballroom full of bankers. “I could either come around, or you …

The McDonough Conversations: A change of climate at Davos

<i>William McDonough (@billmcdonough), renowned designer, architect, author and entrepreneur, has been at the forefront of many of sustainability’s most</i> …

Richard Branson uses newspaper ads to urge against financial assistance for Qantas

Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson has taken out a full-page advertisement in News Corp papers urging the Federal Government not to provide financial …

Schapelle Corby a magnet for conspiracy theorists

<b>NOTE:</b><b>A complaint to the Australian PressCouncil about this article was not upheld.<br>Read the full adjudication here.</b><p>In the days before Schapelle …

Why do images of abandoned Japanese island Hashima haunt us?

Images of abandonment, from decaying Detroit to an eerily empty island in Japan, seem to be endlessly fascinating to photographers and viewers. Why are we so drawn to these deserted places?<p>See a gallery of abandoned places, including more images of Hashima<p>'Many times we would enter huge art deco …