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Jeff Bezos' philosophy for Amazon is that it's always 'Day 1' — here's what that means and why it works


How to identify the common work habits that are sabotaging your productivity and attention management


A Pennsylvania couple uprooted their entire lives and sold everything they owned to buy a restaurant in the Caribbean. Here's how they did it.



How to get through an unexpected layoff — without settling for a job you hate


I'm a marketing expert with over 20 years of experience who partners with Fortune 100 companies. Here's why I don't recommend my clients become 'craft' brands.


'Make the big ask' and other tips for becoming an expert at pitching ideas, courtesy of an award-winning speaker



A journalist interviewed hundreds of people to find out what life after 30 looks like in America. Here's one of their stories.


Zappos gives new employees 4 weeks to decide if it's a good fit — and lets them quit with pay if not. Their head of HR explains how this policy has helped them save money and hire great people.


I'm the founder of Ameritrade, but my first ever job was as a janitor. Here's how a life of work prepared me to launch a major online brokerage company.


An overwhelmed father spent a year living in 4 spots around the world with his family to discover new ways to raise his kids — here's what he learned


The best decision I ever made as a leader was choosing to make my role obsolete


A CEO explains the 4 'big innovation jobs' every leader should take on to successfully grow their business



A CEO tries to give something away to everyone he meets — and this memorable habit landed him a multimillion-dollar deal with Ben & Jerry's


How my life changed when I stopped wasting time on terrible sex


Frank Bennack, the former CEO of Hearst, shares 7 tricks from his CEO 'operator's guide'


The 'world's greatest living travel writer' has spent 32 years in Japan. Here's what he's observed.



LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman shares his secret for fast growth and getting ahead of the competition


'Oh my God, this is a sexual harassment claim waiting to happen': Early Google insiders describe Sergey Brin as a company 'playboy' who 'got around' with female employees


"What's the forecast today? Steel Rain": Powerful true-war stories told in 6-word poems


'Do not fear failure': The best pieces of life advice from General George S. Patton