Co-authors Daniel Altman and Jonathan Berman argue that businesses will do better business and more social good by considering all of their activities – humanitarian and otherwise –in terms of how they impact long-term profits.
A permanent robot presence on the Moon may be the most feasible option for future lunar exploration. Robonaut, the first humanoid robot in space, is taking baby steps in that direction.
Is the battle for market share of the Internet a zero-sum game? Who will be the biggest winners and losers if and when Facebook becomes the de facto operating system of the Web?
What the world needs now – and just might be able to listen to – are humanitarian ambassadors like Sophal Ear, who have experienced atrocity and devoted their lives to doing something about it.
"When All-American Girl was cancelled, I was devastated. I thought that was my only shot at show business." Margaret Cho opens up about fame, letting go, and how life's biggest setbacks can actually be a step forward.
Former Apple evangelist Guy Kawasaki says swearing in the business setting is alright "once or twice a year." But don't do it more often than that, because "pain in the asses do not advance."
In the information age, there is power in being able to reduce a complex problem into simple steps and take decisive action to make it happen. Seizing opportunity is simpler than it seems, says Mark Cenedella, founder of the TheLadders.
If what you do is repetitive, then your job is doomed, says physicist Michio Kaku. If your work involves creativity, imagination, experience, leadership, hey… there’s a bright future for you.
Not surprisingly, the publishing industry is full of bibliophiles who love the body of the printed book almost as much as its soul. Rick Richter, the founder and president of Ruckus Mobile Media, is the rare exception.
Common wisdom, even among 'experts', is often shaped by unconscious peer influence. This effect may explain why world economic leaders at Davos 2008 failed to predict the financial crisis and meltdown that followed later that year.
There’s nothing new about historical or literary references – artists have always used history as compost – but the pacing and logic of allusion these days feels somehow fundamentally different. The work of Singer-Songwriter-Novelist Josh Ritter exemplifies this shift.
James Marsh's new film "Project NIM" is less about finding the humanity in the animal and more about finding the animal in the human.
Driven, achievement-oriented people are often particularly cautious about trying something new. At the same time, complacency is a sure-fire recipe for personal and professional atrophy; if we’re not moving forward, we’re regressing.
"You should watch very carefully for the possibilities of social unrest in this country unless Washington wakes up," says legendary entrepreneur Asher Edelman.
Your success in life depends on your ability to manage and cultivate a complex network of relationships that is the twenty-first century workplace.