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37 Fantastic Books You Should Definitely Reread At Least Once In Your Life

Save this list for when you don't know what to read next!<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Books

33 Funny Pet Names That'll Make You Say "I Wish I Thought Of That"

Brb, adopting 33 pets.

Pets

A dating coach says there are psychological reasons why we want what we can't have — and it explains why we chase someone who pulls away

"Too often, the thing you want most is the one thing you can't have," said Meredith Grey in the show "Grey's Anatomy." "Desire leaves us heartbroken, it wears us out. Desire can wreck your life."<p>This will sound all too familiar for people who always seem to be chasing things they can't have. It …

How to Make Sure People Won’t Hate Your New Open Office Plan

Organizations are rushing to implement open office spaces in hopes of retaining talent, encouraging cross-functional collaboration, enhancing exposure to different kinds of expertise, and accelerating creativity and innovation. Sometimes this works, but often it doesn’t. In our research, we …

How to Win Over a Boss Who Just Doesn’t Seem to Like You

Chances are that at some point in your career, you’ll have at least one boss you just can’t seem to impress, or who tends to rub the wrong way.<p>Bosses like these don’t seem to trust you or to like working with you. And even a track record of stellar performance on the job doesn’t seem to help. The …

Here Are the First 6 Books You Should Read In 2018 | Inc.com

If you love lists, December is a fun month to browse the internet. These lists usually take one of two forms: You're looking back on the previous year or eyeing the horizon for the year to come.<p>Some of the lists in the rearview mirror are autopsies. Here's what went wrong or the biggest flame …

Self-improvement

The one book every student should read in 2018, according to Harvard professors

Harvard University professors constantly read and assign texts to their students. So they know a good book when they see one.<p>With that in mind, Business Insider asked professors at Harvard to share the single book they think every student should read in 2018.<p>The professors include Nobel laureates, …

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect | Inc.com

What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like you, how can you increase the respect you get each day at work? It turns out that there are specific habits you can …

Jeff Bezos

How a Handful of Billionaires Kept Their Friend Harvey Weinstein in Power

The Harvey Weinstein sexual assault saga is a scandal for the ages. But the grave accusations of harassment and, in some cases, rape from over 100 …

60 Free Tools for Modern Storytellers

<i>This post first appeared on Medium.</i><p>In the Web age, being an exquisite wordsmith sadly no longer guarantees people are going to read you write. The writer today must also master photography, SEO, coding, and how to extract money from commissioning editors loathe to help out. There’s also the small …

A Refresher on Storytelling 101

At bedtime, I tell stories to my godchildren, Anna and Noah, when their parents invite me to care for them. Their capacity for stories amazes me. They beg for “just one more” and then “just one more.” It seems we are wired to enjoy a well-told story.<p>And as we grow up, we do not lose our thirst for …

7 Powerful Tricks That Will Improve Your Writing Today | Inc.com

I'm not a writer, yet I've written three books. I have ideas. Big ideas. And so do you. Maybe you already launched a blog. Maybe you're even interested in publishing a book.<p>If you have big ideas, and want to communicate your ideas to as many people as possible. Read on.<p>You <i>must learn</i> how to write …

Google Trends

Don't gloat about reading Ulysses: all books follow the same six storylines, researchers find

There may once have been cachet in ploughing one's way through Ulysses, War and Peace or Kafka's Metamorphosis.<p>But according to one study, there is no greater cause to boast about reading James Joyce than EL James.<p>All novels contain one of just six possible plots, with similar emotional arcs …

Literature

‘The desire to have a child never goes away’: how the involuntarily childless are forming a new movement

Jody Day is giving a TEDx talk to a room full of people against a backdrop of signposts she has chosen for the occasion: “Crazy cat woman”, “Witch”, “Hag”, “Spinster”, “Career woman”. “What comes to mind when you see those words?” she asks the audience. They shift uneasily. Gently, she answers her …

Transportation

Best Data Science, Machine Learning Courses from Udemy (only $10 or $12 till Aug 10)

Here is a list of the best courses in Data Science and Machine Learning from Udemy. With the back-to-school sale, you can get these and other Udemy …

How to Use Excel and Google Sheets to Organize Your Marketing Efforts

There are a lot of nifty project management tools out there.But you already have access to a tool that you might not fully understand how to use.And …

Analytics

8 effective and creative ways to learn a new language as an adult

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Babbel<p>There are a lot of excuses for not learning a second language, especially as an adult. Many of us know the oft-repeated adage …

Language Learning

Stop waiting for perfection and learn from your mistakes

This article titled "Wartet nicht auf Perfektion – lernt aus euren Fehlern!" appeared in German last week in the "Digitaliserung" column of …

Web Servers

The Triumphs and Struggles of Amazon’s First Curated Streaming Service, Anime Strike

In a streaming landscape that’s almost overwhelmingly dominated by content, it’s difficult to know what’s worth your time, especially when you’re …

How Cultures Across the World Approach Leadership

Harvard Business Review

How Does Blockchain Work? With Karim R. Lakhani, a professor at Harvard Business School #HBRLive

Every single Machine Learning course on the internet, ranked by your reviews

A year and a half ago, I dropped out of one of the best computer science programs in Canada. I started creating my own data science master’s program …

SVOD meshing: streaming and convening

I’ve said before that next generation TV homes are building their own streaming bundles. The average US Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) home …

The global media landscape: in eight charts

Every year Ofcom, the UK communications regulator, publishes their International Communications Market Report. The report benchmarks the performance …

The New Science of Team Chemistry

Organizations aren’t getting the performance they need from their teams. That’s the message we hear from many of our clients, who wrestle with complex challenges ranging from strategic planning to change management. But often, the fault doesn’t lie with the team members, our research suggests. …

I'm a Marriage Therapist and Here Are 4 Things I Wish I Knew In My 20s

Give advice to a 22-year old? I don’t think they’ll listen to me. My 22-year old son certainly doesn’t want to listen to me. I’ve got great advice! Maybe we just all need to live our own lives, make our own mistakes and mature at our own rate.<p>But let’s imagine for just one minute that I did have an …

The Ultimate Summer Reading List For Entrepreneurs

Summer presents every entrepreneur with a rare opportunity to gain an advantage on competitors and take a leap in leadership development. Why?<p>With school out and vacations on the horizon, schedules scatter and routines change. And when routines go haywire, most people read less. One article stated …

Success

MovieMaker’s 2017 Guide to DIY Digital Distribution: Our Fifth Annual VOD Overview

While it’s still churning, the digital distribution dust <i>has</i> settled just enough to bring good and bad news to indie moviemakers. Often these are two …

Televisions