An essential reading to inspire your morning
- Fund manager Byron Wien on Life’s Lessons: Here are some of the lessons I have learned in my first 80 years. I hope to continue to practice them in the next 80. By Cultural Offering.
- National Day Of Unplugging 2013: How To Incorporate Mindfulness Practices Into Your Everyday Life – Do you respond to the beep, ping, rattle and shake of your gadgets on command? You may be suffering from digital distress — or maybe even a case of Social Media Anxiety Disorder — and you might be in need of a digital purge.
- 5 ways to be a really bad boss – Next time you find yourself grumbling about what a jerk your boss is, just think: This person could be giving you a valuable negative example. “I’ve worked for some horrible managers and some great ones,” says Steve Pogorzelski, the CEO of online-marketing metrics powerhouse ClickFuel. He’s grateful to the worst of them, he adds, “for showing me what to avoid.”
- Cancel the Apocalypse – An economy based on renewable energy, zero growth and a shorter working week might sound outrageous, but such ideas are hardly new