Accomplishing the (seemingly) impossible

A college student arrived a few minutes late for his final exam in mathematics. The room was quiet, with everyone working hard, and the...

When you don’t know what to do…

That's when we find out how well you make decisions. When you don't have the resources to do it the usual way, that's when you...

The Only Way To Hunt For A Job Is To Have...

Come the first week of January, the new job stampede will commence. Resumes flying. Calls lighting up the grid. Millions reaching out to referral sources....

RE-ARRANGING OUR PREJUDICES

Change is the point. It's what we seek to do to the world around us. Change, actual change, is hard work. And changing our...

The Argument

Which part do you disagree with? The steps in the proof? Or the conclusion? If you agree with every step of the argument, but the conclusion leaves...

An Alternative To Believing in Yourself

Of course, self-belief is more than just common advice. It's at the heart of selling, of creating, of shipping, of leadership... Telling someone, "believe in...

Why The Best Candidate Rarely Gets The Job And How To...

We are all led to believe that the job market, the career bazaar, is a meritocracy. That every appealing position attracts a swarm of...

9 Lessons and Insights from Mark Cuban on Business

His advice to students and anyone desirous of making it big. A few weeks ago, Mark Cuban visited the University of Pennsylvania for the Authors@Wharton...

Three Surefire Ways To Win A Raise

We're racing toward a new year and your hoping to raise your salary as the coming months roll by. Bad idea. While you are hoping,...