When Wharton Business School professor Richard Shell was faced with a life-threatening illness, he was forced to think about the big picture. What was success to him? Since then, Shell has dedicated his life to helping folks find true meaning in their own lives and work.
A lack of hard financial numbers makes it hard for western lenders and investors to work with entrepreneurs in the developing world. A new piece of software called InSight lets companies track expenses via text message, opening them up to interest from global markets.
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Take a quick look at your schedule. Most of us have calendars that are packed to the gills with endless appointments, meetings, conference calls, and deadlines. When, in this insanely-busy schedule, are you planning to come up with your best ideas?
Newborn ideas need to be protected and nurtured in the same way a mother cares for her baby. Early ideas are fragile, requiring care and feeding before they'’re ready to stand on their own. Before eviscerating original thoughts, give them time to breathe and flourish.
We have been trained so well to associate the light bulb with insight and creative thinking that simply sitting under one can inspire, well, insight and creative thinking. That's the conclusion researchers at Tufts University came up with after putting students through a series of experiments under both a bare incandescent
25-watt light bulb and an overhead fluorescent light.