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Science-backed ways to become a better leader

What changes can you make in the office to increase your team’s performance? We asked Richard Wiseman, professor of the Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire and author of “How to Remember Everything”, for advice on how you, as a leader, could better lead your team. Visit […]
Science-backed ways to become a better leader
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A Navy SEAL explains why you should get up at 4:30 am every day

With a busy schedule, Jocko Willink finds time to get everything done by waking up before everyone else does. Willink, former Navy SEAL and author of “Way of the Warrior Kid” explains the one habit from service that he can’t shake. For the full interview, search for “Success! How I […]
A Navy SEAL explains why you should get up at 4:30 am every day
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Why some countries are more corrupt than others

The map of political corruption is never stagnant, with countries becoming more and less corrupt all the time. Mariano Sigman, author of “The Secret Life of the Mind,” explains how this instability of political corruption seeps into the everyday actions of citizens. Following is a transcript of the video. Mariano […]
Why some countries are more corrupt than others
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Tips for meeting new people — even if you’re an introvert

Making new friends can be a challenge, especially for introverts. Susan Cain, co-founder of Quiet Revolution, advises those looking to create new relationships to shift their mindset. Once you take the pressure off of the situation, you’ll be able to connect with like-minded individuals. Following is a transcript of the […]
Tips for meeting new people  —  even if you’re an introvert
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Steve Jobs made 3 AM phone calls to argue about Apple ads

Filmmaker and “The Ashtray” authorErrol Morris has worked with many CEOs on advertisements. After watching Morris’s 2002 Oscars short, Steve Jobs hired Morris to direct Apple’s “Switch” ads. These ads featured people discussing their switch from the Microsoft Windows platform to Apple. Some of the notable appearances in these ads […]
Steve Jobs made 3 AM phone calls to argue about Apple ads
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Ian Bremmer: Why the American dream is dead

Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer, author of “Us vs. Them: The Failure of Globalism,” explains how the American working and middle classes haven’t seen improved standards of living over the past 40 years. This has resulted in the rise in anti-establishment figures like Trump and Bernie Sanders-mirroring the populist wave […]
Ian Bremmer: Why the American dream is dead
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Why Russia may not be as strong as most people think

Historian Timothy Snyder, author of “The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America,” explains that Russia is not a powerful nation when measured in terms of traditional indicators like technological innovation or gross national product. Instead, Russia uses subjective measures like feelings to generate fear and distrust among its people and […]
Why Russia may not be as strong as most people think
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What will probably happen with the North and South Korean peace treaty

Hofstra University Professor of Law Julian Ku explains the likely outcomes and motivations of a peace treaty between North and South Korea. Following is a transcript of the video. Julian Ku: These agreements have been reached before after long and painful negotiations and they have fallen apart before. So, the […]
What will probably happen with the North and South Korean peace treaty
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Tyra Banks on how to ask for a raise

In “America’s Next Top Model,”Tyra Banks’s memorable catchphrase is “you wanna be on top?” The only way Tyra Banks was able to establish a media empire out of a modelling career was by asking herself this question. There are many questions one can ask during every stage in a career. […]
Tyra Banks on how to ask for a raise
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Ian Bremmer: Why Nikki Haley is fighting Trump over Russia

Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer explains why UN Ambassador Nikki Haley is standing up for herself in a public disagreement with the Trump administration over US sanctions on Russia after the president flipped his position. Following is a transcript of the video. Ian Bremmer: Trump has changed his tone on […]
Ian Bremmer: Why Nikki Haley is fighting Trump over Russia
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What Trump University was really like — according to a former professor

Stephen Gilpin, former Trump University professor and author of “Trump U: The Inside Story of Trump University,” explains what it was like to work at the for-profit real estate training program before it went defunct amidst class action lawsuits and allegations of fraud. Following is a transcript of the video. […]
What Trump University was really like  —  according to a former professor