My “Intelligent Investor” column this weekend discusses new research on what psychologists call “shared attention”—the state of paying heed to an object or event at the same time your peers are also focusing
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“You cannot be really first-rate at your work if your work is all you are.” The commencement address is a special kind of modern communication art, and its greatest masterpieces tend to either become book
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“The real value of a real education … has almost nothing to do with knowledge and everything to do with simple awareness.” On May 21, 2005, David Foster Wallace got up before the graduating class of Kenyon
Counterintuitive insight on what makes people thrive from the wunderkind of organizational psychology. “The principle of give and take; that is diplomacy— give one and take ten,” Mark Twain famously smirked.
The psychology of lost causes Phineas H/Flickr Most of us know what it's like to stay in a job or a relationship after it's stopped being satisfying, or to take on a project that's too big and be reluctant
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