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How To Pack A Suit So You're Not A Wrinkled Mess When Traveling

It's every business traveler's nightmare: Flying into town for an important meeting and finding that your suit is wrinkled beyond repair.<p>One easy way to avoid creases is to wear your suit jacket on the plane instead of cramming it in your suitcase, said Eli Chess, managing partner at custom …

Like a Virgin

• <b>Author:</b> Richard Branson<p><i>It’s business school, the Branson way.</i><br>Whether you’re interested in starting your own business, improving your leadership skills, or simply looking for inspiration from one of the greatest entrepreneurs of our time, Richard Branson has the answers.<p><i>Like a Virgin</i> brings together …

50 years of wisdom on life and money

Though it was four decades ago, I can still vividly recall sitting with my parents in front of the family TV, watching a memorable “All in the …

Legendary Ex-HR Director From Netflix Shares 6 Important Lessons

The culture doc, created by McCord, CEO Reed Hastings, and others at the company, is still evolving and is used by the company to this day. It has also been the starting point for many other companies, some of which have created their own, similar documents.<p>The concepts laid out in the presentation …

NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2013

What do you have to do, as a song, to win our hearts? You have to sink in. You have to stop someone dead in her tracks. You need to cause that man to act a fool. Scrunch a nose, tense a shoulder, drop an ass.<p>We compile our 100 Favorite Songs much like we do the work on our 50 Favorite Albums list, …

The Dip

• <b>Author:</b> Seth Godin<p><b>A New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestseller</b><br>In this iconic bestseller, popular business blogger and bestselling author Seth Godin proves that winners are really just the best quitters. Godin shows that winners quit fast, quit often, and quit without guilt—until …

12 business books you will need to read in 2014

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Adam Grant here.</i><p>One of the highlights of becoming an author is getting to read some exciting books in advance, and hearing early buzz about others. It’s the book nerd’s version of seeing sneak previews of movies before they hit the silver …

Does Beauty Drive Economic Success?

During the first debate before the 1960 Presidential election, Vice-President Richard Nixon looked so haggard that his mother called to ask if he was ill. His opponent, Senator John F. Kennedy, was relaxed, confident, and authoritative, and pundits were quick to declare Kennedy the victor. But not …

10 money-making ideas for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>After a stellar year for stocks in the U.S. and other developed markets, what can investors expect in 2014?<p>If the Federal Reserve’s …

Warren Buffett's secrets uncovered by new study

Is Warren Buffett's success as an investor the result of luck or skill?<p>Is Warren Buffett's success as an investor the result of luck or skill? That's the question two analysts at AQR Capital Management, one of the world's largest and most sophisticated hedge funds, and a professor at New York …

Nudge

• <b>Author:</b> Richard H. Thaler & Cass R. Sunstein<p><b>From the winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics, Richard H. Thaler, and Cass R. Sunstein: a revelatory look at how we make decisions—for fans of Malcolm Gladwell’s Blink and Daniel Kahneman’s Thinking Fast and Slow<br>New York Times bestseller <br>Named a</b> …

The Books You Should Know About in 2013

And what a year it's been! Here's an incomplete but sufficient roundup.<p>And what a year it's been! Here's an incomplete but sufficient roundup.

Nike Lunar Clayton Golf Shoe

Extending its innovative designs into the golfing sector, Nike presents the Lunar Clayton golf<p>Extending its innovative designs into the golfing sector, Nike presents the Lunar Clayton golf shoe. The Lunar Clayton is inspired by the timeless designs of handmade Italian footwear but adds in the some …

6 Simple Ways To Be An Awesome Best Man

Shutterstock <i>This post is sponsored by Chivas</i><i>.</i><p>So your friend asked you to be his best man, huh? Don't worry. It's not that hard. I've been one, so I know.<p>Since I graduated college in 2004, I have been to more than 30 weddings. I have been a groomsman five times. I've been the best man twice. I've …

Drive

• <b>Author:</b> Daniel H. Pink<p>Forget everything you thought you knew about how to motivate people—at work, at school, at home. It's wrong. As Daniel H. Pink (author of <i>To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Motivating Others</i>) explains in his paradigm-shattering book <i>Drive</i>, the secret to high …

Get Crazy Deals On Awesome Clothes at Suitsupply's Online Outlet

You’ve heard of Suitsupply by now, the Amsterdam-based company that’s revolutionized the process of getting a quality suit with a balance of modern tastes, construction, and price. Now, that last part will be even less of a barrier with their new online outlet store, featuring last season’s pieces …

The 5-minute abs workout for a shredded midsection

Peathegee Inc / Getty<p>Peathegee Inc / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 5<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>A five-minute abs workout that actually delivers on results probably …

George Clooney's Rules for Living

No one does the fame thing like Clooney. He floats above it even as he uses it to embellish his influence. He understands his place in the pantheon even as he remains hidden from the inquisitive lens. He's the master.<p><b>You must love him.</b><p>For one thing, he's lovable, professionally so. For another, he …

The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Lewis<p>The #1 New York Times bestseller: "It is the work of our greatest financial journalist, at the top of his game. And it's essential reading."—Graydon Carter, Vanity Fair<br>The real story of the crash began in bizarre feeder markets where the sun doesn't shine and the SEC doesn't …

The Lowland

• <b>Author:</b> Jhumpa Lahiri<p><b>National Book Award Finalist</b><p><b>Shortlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize</b><p>From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling author of <i>The Namesake</i> comes an extraordinary new novel, set in both India and America, that expands the scope and range of one of our most dazzling storytellers: a …

Five Easy 401(k) Fixes

When employers started substituting 401(k) plans for real pensions some 30 years ago, they let you do most of the driving and didn’t provide much, if any, driver’s ed.<p>In our “ownership society,” we have to make the decisions on what funds to pick, how much to invest and how to figure out risk …

Fidelity Throws Down The Gauntlet For Low Cost ETFs, 8 To Buy

On October 24 Fidelity finally launched its first fleet of exchange-traded funds: 10 new passive sector ETFs began trading on the New York Stock Exchange.<p>This month’s launch is the sign of other Fidelity ETFs to come: there are five actively managed bond ETFs in registration, and there will be more …

15 sex tips from the bedrooms of real women

You don't need a special occasion to go all-out in the bedroom. It may seem more romantic to light her fire after a wedding or a party, but odds are …

Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science (Fully Revised and Updated)

• <b>Author:</b> Charles Wheelan<p>"Clear, concise, informative, witty and, believe it or not, entertaining." —Chicago Tribune<br>Finally! A book about economics that won’t put you to sleep. In fact, you won’t be able to put this bestseller down. In our challenging economic climate, this perennial favorite of …

Summary: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

• <b>Author:</b> BusinessNews Publishing<p><b>The must-read summary of Stephen R. Covey’s book: "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People".</b><p>This complete summary of the ideas from Stephen R. Covey’s book "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" shows that it is possible for all of us to become more effective …