Eric Bruun

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The Choice of Hercules | Memorabilia by Xenophon | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: Xenophon (430–354</i> <i>B.C. ) was an ancient Greek historian and student of the philosopher Socrates. His</i> Memorabilia <i>is a collection of</i> …

The Best Places To Go In 2016: Tips From The World's Hottest Luxury Travel Company

Since its founding in 2005, bespoke travel company Black Tomato has distinguished itself amongst a sea of competitors thanks to its knack for devising adventures that push the limits of travel for a discerning and sophisticated clientele. In 2015 alone, it sent clients—who range from young, …

Sri Lanka

Smart Spoon Helps Parkinson's Patients Feed Themselves

GYENNO spoon is a robotic aid for people with tremors.<p>Being able to feed yourself is a daily freedom many people take for granted, but for people with neurological conditions causing tremors, the essential activity can be a huge source of frustration and shame.<p>Enter GYENNO's Smart Spoon, a …

Employee Value Proposition Examples

About<p>With over 100K strong in our network, RecruitingBlogs.com is part of the RecruitingDaily.com, LLC family of Recruiting and HR communities.<p>Our …

How to Create a Positioning Statement That Stands Out

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In</i> The Marketing Plan Handbook<i>, author Robert W. Bly explains how you can develop big-picture marketing plans for pennies on the dollar with his 12-step marketing plan. In this edited excerpt, Bly offer an easy formula for crafting a</i> …

Marketing

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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10 TED Talks to Make You a Better You

Discover a better you by listening to these 10 wise TED Talks, because when you know better you do better.<p>For something that's been around for only a few years, TED talks have quickly become an important medium for learning and inspiration. They help people in all kinds of pursuits with knowledge …

How to Disagree: Amin Maalouf on the Key to Intelligent Dissent and Effective Criticism

“To approach someone else convincingly you must do so with open arms and head held high, and your arms can’t be open unless your head IS high.”<p>Long before philosopher Daniel Dennett laid out his four rules for criticizing with kindness, the great Lebanese-born French writer <b>Amin Maalouf</b> addressed …

American Philosophy

Cqp Tarmac Shoe

The Tarmac shoe is a footwear essential by Stockholm-based brand CQP. With a clear inspiration from Scandinavian minimalism, the clean silhouette was …

Korean Couple’s Five-Month Body Transformations Will Blow Your Mind

A Korean couple are taking Instagram by storm with their phenomenal body transformation photographs. In a short span of five months, they have gone …

Body Fat

Philosophers explain the meaning of the Kierkegaard quote that comforts Joe Biden

In an emotional interview with TV host Stephen Colbert, US vice president Joe Biden mentioned that he’d found solace in the writing of Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard. He said that his wife, Jill Biden, had taped a Kierkegaard quote to the mirror, which read “Faith sees best in the dark.”<p>The …

Faith

GitHub: Scaling on Ruby, with a nomadic tech team

<i>Sam Lambert joined GitHub in 2013 as the company’s first database administrator, and is now the company’s director of technology. In this interview,</i> …

Resilience -- New Research Helps Us Bounce Back Quicker, Better From Life's Trials And Tragedies

How do we become more resilient leaders, executives, entrepreneurs, parents, people? Here’s a quick checklist, informed by new brain research:<p>Practice overcoming hurdles in everyday life<br>• Have a purpose<br>• Accept reality with a positive attitude<br>• Learn how to improvise<br>• Meditate (mindfulness …

How We Speak Reveals What We Think, with Steven Pinker

My name is Steve Pinker, and I’m Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. And today I’m going to speak to you about language. I’m actually not …

Kaizen: Get a Little Better Each Day | The Art of Manliness

It’s happened to all of us.<p>You have a “come to Jesus” moment and decide you need to make changes in your life. Maybe you need to drop a few pounds …

Self-improvement

The Mathematics of Bluffing

A quick post about poker! That seemingly simple, deceptively complex game with a number of interesting parallels to investing. I just watched the MIT lectures on 'Poker Theory and Analytics,' an 'Independent Activities Period' mini-course, and for our mutual amusement, I worked through the math on …

Relearning the Art of Asking Questions

Proper questioning has become a lost art. The curious four-year-old asks a lot of questions — incessant streams of “Why?” and “Why not?” might sound familiar — but as we grow older, our questioning decreases. In a recent poll of more than 200 of our clients, we found that those with children …

8 Habits Of Leaders Who Know How To Delegate

The more leaders micromanage, the more their teams push for independence. Here’s how to break the cycle.<p>Many leaders would say they already delegate a lot, yet plenty of employees would say their bosses are micromanagers who don’t delegate enough.<p>[Delegating] isn’t about managers losing control and …

Leadership

Founder of Abercrombie & Kent recounts life of adventure in new memoir

The travel company Abercrombie & Kent is famous for its luxury trips to all corners of the world, but its founder, Geoffrey Kent, 73, flies decidedly …

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

29 Secrets Dads Want Their Sons To Know About Adulthood

Consider this a heart-to-heart in a time capsule. Shot while the beer flowed at the 2015 Dad 2.0 Summit in San Francisco.

A Dying Neurosurgeon's Exquisite Message To His Daughter

<i>Editor's note: This piece was originally published in Stanford Medicine magazine on February 23, 2015; Paul Kalanithi passed away on March 9, at age 37. Read Stanford Medicine's obituary for him here.</i><p><i>By Paul Kalanithi</i><p>In residency, there’s a saying: The days are long, but the years are short. In …

Dad Advice Is the Best Advice

On this Father's Day, I challenge you to reflect on the pearls of wisdom Dad has bestowed upon you in the form of colloquialisms and perhaps hard-to-understand idioms, as these lines often have real meaning and can pretty much be applied to your entire life.<p>My father, Mr. Taylor, made his only son …

30 Life Lessons I'm Going to Teach My Children

I'm not quite sure how to begin to describe how I see the idea of having kids. If I said it is 'one of life's most important events,' I feel like I would be doing it an injustice. You are literally bringing another living, breathing, human being into the world -- and subsequently doing your best …

Motivation

46 Tips for Better Sustainability Storytelling

Image credit: Narrative Matters<p>Related:<p>Everybody loves a list, right? Right.<p>Well, here’s mine – a 46-point manifesto-like checklist for anybody …

8 Books Warren Buffett Tells Millionaires to Read

The billionaire icon's must-reads will make you deeply skeptical about Wall Street, and more confident of your own investment abilities.<p>I've previously posted reading recommendations from Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Elon Musk, all of whom are legendary high tech entrepreneurs. Warren Buffett is a …

Keep Difficult Conversations From Turning Toxic

Even if you're a great communicator, the other person may not hear what you're saying the way you intended it.<p>Ever had a discussion with someone that left you blindsided and scratching your head, wondering “How did that go so wrong?”<p>There’s a time in every relationship when a difficult conversation …