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Finally, Evidence That Managing for the Long Term Pays Off

Companies deliver superior results when executives manage for long-term value creation and resist pressure from analysts and investors to focus excessively on meeting Wall Street’s quarterly earnings expectations. This has long seemed intuitively true to us. We’ve seen companies such as Unilever, …

The Two Things Killing Your Ability to Focus

I used to wake up, stumble over to my phone, and immediately get lost in a stream of pointless notifications. This digital haze continued throughout the day, keeping me from accomplishing important tasks. I was distracted, anxious, and ineffective as a leader. I knew I had to change but could not …

How to Master Microsoft Office Word

Microsoft Word is easily the biggest, most popular word processing program available, but it does a lot more than just edit text and TPS reports. If …

Quicken Dropped a Bomb and the Mushroom Cloud is Big

Last November, U.S.-based Quicken Loans launched what may go down as one of the biggest mortgage innovations ever: The Rocket Mortgage. In a few …

Finding the Right Metaphor for Your Presentation

When trying to persuade people to think and act differently, we study their wants and needs, what they care about, what keeps them up at night. Sometimes we reach them by making clear, concise arguments that address those concerns. But often it takes a little something more to engage an …

The Kairos hybrid mechanical smartwatch with a transparent screen is up for preorder

If you've been looking at the current crop of smartwatches and said, "meh, not fancy enough for me", we recommend you take a look at the Kairos …

7 Incredible Uses for Nanocellulose

The world's hottest new supermaterial isn't as fancy as you might think; in fact, it's produced by feeding wood pulp to algae. The result, …

Mosquito Mega-Catch

Reclaim your backyard with this hardcore mosquito trap. The Mosquito Mega-Catch ($200) uses a strip of octenol (resembles the scent of breath), a UV …

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Sports Backpacks for Men & Women – Workout Bags from Fitmark

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Clear Creek Douglas Fir Eau de Vie

When it comes to unusual spirits, it's hard to top Clear Creek Douglas Fir Eau de Vie ($46). Inspired by the rare Alsatian distillate Eau de Vie de …

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How to Remove Common Clothing Stains | The Art of Manliness

<i>Plop.</i><p>That’s the sound of BBQ sauce landing on your brand new blazer coat as you’re chowing down on some mouthwatering ribs.<p>Dadgummit. You need to …

Bell & Ross Aviation Collection Watches

Bell & Ross' watches have always resembled the guages inside a plane, but these Bell & Ross Aviation Collection Watches ($TBA) take that relationship …

Manly Art: 18 Virile Artists from the Past to the Present | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This post was a collaboration between AoM and Sam Gambino, a manly artist in his own right.</i><p>My first exposure to art was in grade …

Swiss Business Tool

You can't pack up your entire desk when you head off to a meeting, but you can still have all the office equipment you'll need thanks to the Swiss …

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‘Game of Thrones’ Cheat Sheet: What You Need to Know for Season Three

If the plot of <i>Game of Thrones</i> were a Facebook relationship status, it’d be, “It’s complicated.” HBO’s epic fantasy, based on the <i>A Song of Ice and …

Doctor Who Returns: Here's a Quick Guide for New Viewers

One of the smartest things about the BBC's <i>Doctor Who</i> is that the long-running sci-fi show – which celebrates its 50th anniversary this November – has …

Flipboard 2.0 Lets You Curate Your Own Stunning Digital Magazines

Flipboard remains one of the most beautiful ways to peruse the day's news, photos and social media sharings. While the first iteration of Flipboard …

Star Trek Into Darkness International Trailer: Set Your Faces To Stunned

So far J.J. Abrams and the whole <i>Star Trek Into Darkness</i> marketing crew have done a great job at keeping<p>Sherlock'sBenedict Cumberbatch's identity a …

Crazy Guy Dangles Above the Earth at Terrifying Heights

"Mustang Wanted" is a crazy Ukrainian guy who loves having his photo taken as he dangles from buildings at preposterous heights. The resulting images …

Fiftysomething Diet: The 5 Foods Men Need To Eat

<i>SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue</i><p>By Maureen Callahan<p><b>New research shows there are foods that specificially help men -- not women -- age well</b><p>It’s no secret that men's nutrition needs start changing during middle-age. Studies clearly show certain foods and nutrients give men a distinct advantage in warding off …

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Brad Pitt Defends Mankind From Zombies in ‘World War Z’ Trailer

The relentless zombie infestation of <i>World War Z</i> finally arrives this summer after an extended delay, and in this new trailer, star Brad Pitt defends …

The Life of Jack London as a Case Study in the Power and Perils of Thumos — #2: Boyhood | The Art of Manliness

<i>This article is part of a series that studies the life of Jack London, and especially his display of the Ancient Greek concept of thumos.</i><p>John …