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Learning To Learn Faster: The One Superpower Everyone Needs

<b>The Superpower</b><p>I have a new book coming out early next year, <i>The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance.</i> As the title suggests, my subject matter is the outer limits of human potential and the question of what might actually be possible for our species.<p>During the course …

Paris Time-Lapse Video Takes You On A Condensed Tour Of The City Of Light (VIDEO)

Paris 2013 TimeLapse in Motion (Hyperlapse by Kirill Neiezhmakov) from Kirill Neiezhmakov on Vimeo.<p>If you're desk-bound this summer -- or if a trip to Europe just isn't the cards -- you can still take in the sights of Paris from the comfort of your computer screen.<p>This beautiful time-lapse video by …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>This is what great architecture looks like today.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>KAPSARC is a massive program of interlocking hexagons.<p>Studio Gang designs for sun across the United States.<p>…

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Transforming finance: What would a democratic financial system look like? - video

Speakers from the Transforming Finance conference - including James Featherby of the Church of England Ethical Investment Advisory Group and Louis …

Being gay in the finance industry

What's it like being gay in finance? It appears that investment banks hunger for talent, and fear of lawsuits or bad publicity makes them bend over …

Why Accounting And Finance Pros Are So Difficult To Hire

This week, the ManpowerGroup released its eighth annual Talent Shortage Survey on the top 10 jobs that are the hardest for employers to fill, and for the third year in a row, “Accounting and Finance” made the list. What makes hiring these professionals so difficult?<p><b>Moving Beyond The “Bean Counters”</b> …

The Cities That Are Stealing Finance Jobs From Wall Street

Over the past 60 years, financial services’ share of the economy has exploded from 2.5% to 8.5% of GDP. Even if you believe, as we do, that financialization is not a healthy trend, the sector boasts a high number of relatively well-paid jobs that most cities would welcome.<p>Yet our list of the …

Goldman Sachs lures insecure overachievers, says ex-Goldman trader

Is Goldman Sachs a bank that employs a lot of high performing, highly intelligent, very well motivated geniuses? Or is it simply a firm that preys …

€500,000 bankers' bonus cap 'could increase risk'

Banks have warned the European Union that plans to cap bonuses exceeding €500,000 (£428,000) would drive talent away and would not accurately …

Apple Hires Yves St Laurent Chief, Fashion Business Stirs

The news that Apple has hired former Yves St Laurent CEO Paul Deneve has caught the fashion industry by surprise. Only one fashion website, that I found, made it a major news item, most instead relaying WWD’s report on Deneve’s replacement. By way of contrast it is all over the tech press, with the …

Jay-Z Reveals Album Art For 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' Next To Real Magna Carta At The Salisbury Cathedral

Jay-Z has released the cover art for his upcoming "Magna Carta Holy Grail" album in one of the strangest way's possible.<p>The 43-year-old rapper has apparently set up an art installation in England's Salisbury Cathedral, the site of one of the four original copies of the <i>Magna Carta</i>. For the month of …