Scott Dinsmore’s mission is to change the world by helping people find what excites them and build a career around the work only they are capable of doing. He is a career change strategist whose demoralizing experience at a Fortune 500 job launched his quest to understand why 80% of adults hate the work they do, and more importantly, to
Courtesy: Matt Hunt
During a rainy vacation day last summer, I watched my six-year-old son playing a game on my iPad.
He was stuck on the first level for what seemed like an eternity. Hoping to help, I tried to offer some suggestions, but he immediately turned me down. I eventually realized that he didn’t care how many
Chances are, you’re a liar. Maybe not a big liar — but a liar nonetheless. That’s the finding of Dan Ariely, a professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke University. He’s run experiments with some 30,000 people and found that very few people lie a lot, but almost everyone lies a little.
Ariely describes these experiments and the results
By David Cain
Well I’m in the working world again. I’ve found myself a well-paying gig in the engineering industry, and life finally feels like it’s returning to normal after my nine months of traveling.
Because I had been living quite a different lifestyle while I was away, this sudden transition to 9-to-5 existence has exposed something about
Originally published by Paul Graham in 2006.
To do something well you have to like it. That idea is not exactly novel. We’ve got it down to four words: “Do what you love.” But it’s not enough just to tell people that. Doing what you love is complicated.
Hipsters? Couponers? Extreme Retirees? Expats? Who’s living the good life with minimal spending?ANSWERS: Katie Bremer, Frugal! Me! I’m no an expert at this, but…Successful Digital Nomads have it figured out.I’ve been making enough money through writing and editing that I can move around and live where I want, as long as I keep my
By: JOHN STEINVOLD
The Economists concede that economics is an inexact science. What does that mean? Perhaps it means their economic forecast is better than yours or mine. Recently, economic indicators have been rising and people have their fingers crossed. Economists have given us reason to hope that the job market will improve and that the stock market will continue
Tim O’Reilly talks about saving time and money when you trust people.
By Bruce Levine.
Today an estimated 20 to 25 percent of Americans use psychiatric drugs; 10 to 15 percent are abusing alcohol and illegal psychotropic drugs; and 7 to 12 percent compulsively gamble. Millions more compulsively view television, video games and pornography; play the stock market; overeat; shop for things they don’t need and flee their