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.
As the Brain Drain Race between wealthy nations heats up, emerging countries will continue to lose any chance at economic stability, while wealthy nations lose potential partners and markets in the global economy.
Neuroscience and psychology have identified willpower as essential to success in school and beyond. Like a muscle, it can be developed through exercise, and exhausted through overwork.
We live in a culture that valorizes over-busyness. In so many workplaces, the hero is the one who is putting in the long hours. Why isn’t the hero the person who can get amazing work done and leave at a reasonable time?
Playing it safe is no longer a career option for most Americans, if it ever was. And that's good news, in one sense: the downside of job security is that it dulls your appetite for risk, and your ability to learn from failure.
Many expensive "ethics interventions" are doomed to failure because they are predicated on the faulty assumption that individuals always recognize an ethical dilemma when it is presented to them.
Oxford University Philosopher Nick Bostrom argues that we may all be living in a computer simulation. Meanwhile, the world as we know it is becoming ever more virtualized.
45% of employers use social networks to research applicants. Whether you're a god of the Twitterverse or happier with a pen in hand, your career is now linked to the digital landscape. Will reputations be made or broken on the web?