A sudden late snow is falling, bright with just a touch of magic, as the automatic gate to Aberlash House opens. It’s an afternoon in March but, in this powdery landscape, could be January. Footprints
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Over the last 19 years, Amazon.com has revolutionized the way we shop—and for much of that time, journalist Brad Stone has been watching closely. This week Stone, a senior writer at Bloomberg Businessweek,
When Wharton Business School professor Richard Shell was faced with a life-threatening illness, he was forced to think about the big picture. What was success to him? Since then, Shell has dedicated his
While it may appear simple, the to-do list is a many-splendored thing. Here are half a dozen ways to make yours splendid. Just as there’s a difference between typing and writing, convulsing and dancing,
Researchers at UCLA and UNC have identified two different types of happiness--and how they impact your health, according to a recent post on ScienceDaily. The first type, known as eudaimonic well-being,
Just take a look at the news everyday and you'll see failure. The truth: Everyone will fail and everyone will make mistakes at some point in their career. Failure is inevitable. But failure is also a good
Based upon the sample "sales emails" that people have been sending me, there seems to be a general misunderstand the basic concept of selling via email, which is that the initial goal is only to open dialog.
With a major new Disney video game on the way, the legendary animator behind Toy Story and The Incredibles explains how his partner and close friend Steve Jobs inspired his work: “Everything is based a
There’s been an interesting phenomenon occurring lately, thanks to the increasing ability of companies to reach and serve ultra-niche audiences — the rise of the app for the 1 percent. Now more than ever,
Between wrangling children, walking dogs, and checking email, your early hours might be more crazed than calm. Carve out some a.m. tranquility (and productivity) with these steps. Mornings are a great
Innovation. Creativity. Passion. There’s a place where those forces come together daily to help build robust new businesses humming with the energy of their founders. Take a tour of a hardworking borough’s
It's a big-data look at the loss of lots of big data. That's pretty big. The internet is a giant vault where people store some of their most private information, trusting that the company holding on to
“It is in fact the discovery and creation of problems rather than any superior knowledge, technical skill, or craftsmanship that often sets the creative person apart.” Whether it’s “selling” your ideas,
Want to make a huge difference in someone's life? Here are things you should say every day to your employees, colleagues, family members, friends, and everyone you care about: "Here's what I'm thinking."
How is it that certain people are so incredibly persuasive? Can we all harness those skills? After studying the most influential political, social, business and religious leaders, and trying countless
Expect to sit through heated conversations in the next few months about who in your circle is generous to a fault, who expects a quo for every quid, and who is out for what he can get. That's how Adam
Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group--an empire of more than 400 companies that includes an airline, a mobile phone company, and a credit card company--sat down Wednesday with Inc. editor-in-chief