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2015/04/21 15:46
2015/04/21 15:46
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In my companion post yesterday, “What Really Scares Tech Leaders About Artificial Intelligence?” I discuss my skepticism about Elon Musk’s invocation of the “existential threat” posed to humanity by...
2015/04/21 15:46
2015/04/21 15:46
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2015/04/18 17:18
2015/04/18 17:18
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To do this, he's cutting his own nearly $1 million annual pay to $70,000, as well. For contrast, federal minimum wage in the US is $7.25 an hour, which comes out to about $15,000 a year for someone...
2015/04/17 12:42
2015/04/17 12:42
7d
Why is it that we so often know what we should do but just don’t do it? Give critical feedback? Ask for what you really want? Introduce yourself to a decision maker? Ask for a promotiont? Stand up to...
2015/04/17 12:34
2015/04/17 12:34
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THE WASHINGTON POSTColorful shoes outside a business in Kibera, a poor settlement in Nairobi, Kenya. Picture: Eve Fairbanks Johannesburg – Recently, I leased an apartment I hadn’t really looked at...
2015/04/16 17:45
2015/04/16 17:45
8d
Finally, a boss who has the honesty to admit that he doesn’t need his multimillion-dollar package and is prepared to spread it among his staff. Price was convinced by research into wellbeing and...
2015/04/16 17:20
2015/04/16 17:20
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Gravity Payments head Don Price has taken a pay cut so he can raise the wages of lowest-paid staff. The boss of a technology start-up in Seattle has shocked his employees by raising his company's...
2015/04/16 10:38
2015/04/16 10:38
9d
Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning. Elijah Cook was born profoundly deaf in his left ear and able to hear only 75 decibels on the right side, according to a...
2015/04/16 09:05
2015/04/16 09:05
9d
The perfect salary for happiness is about $US75,000. That's according to a 2010 Princeton University study, by economist Angus Deaton and Nobel-prize winning psychologist Daniel Kahneman, who came to...
2015/04/15 14:18
2015/04/15 14:18
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American financier Bernard Baruch made a fortune in the stock market during the early 20th century. When asked the secret of his success, he is said to have replied, "I always sold too early." It's a...
2015/04/15 04:09
2015/04/15 04:09
10d
According to research, the CEOs of Standard & Poor 500 companies made 354 times the average wages of US workers in 2012. Gravity Payments staff celebrate the news Mr Price, whose company handled...
2015/04/14 22:22
2015/04/14 22:22
10d
... at Gravity Payments react to the news of raises on April 13, 2015. Photo credit: Wyatt Kedinger) The decision is an extraordinary one when you look at the numbers. At the Seattle-based...
2015/04/13 13:20
2015/04/13 13:20
11d
Other research over the past few years has given us a clearer picture of the relationship between what we have and how we feel. It turns out that perhaps money can buy happiness, but only to a point —...
2015/04/09 13:57
2015/04/09 13:57
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Flee circus My mom left when I was young, and my former husband left me, too. Maybe because of this, I’ve noticed that I’m quick to assume that any man I’m seeing is ditching me. In the early stages...
2015/04/06 05:09
2015/04/06 05:09
19d
The practice is widespread in India, where specialist astrologers have seen big boosts in business since the uncertainties of the 2008 crash. Here in Britain, soothsayers such as Christeen Skinner...
2015/04/03 14:05
2015/04/03 14:05
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Happiness -- you know it when you see it, but it's hard to define. You might call it a sense of well-being, of optimism or of meaningfulness in life, although those could also be treated as separate...
2015/04/02 01:56
2015/04/02 01:56
23d
I spend a lot of my time speaking with investors and financial advisors of all stripes and sizes, and here’s what I’m hearing, loud and clear. There’s a massive disconnect between advisors and...
2015/04/01 18:51
2015/04/01 18:51
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WEDNESDAY, April 1 — Q: My mom left when I was young, and my former husband left me, too. Maybe because of this, I’ve noticed that I’m quick to assume that any man I’m seeing is ditching me. In the...
2015/04/01 18:35
2015/04/01 18:35
23d
Believe it or not, money actually can buy you happiness — to an extent. People with higher incomes tend to report higher life satisfaction than those with lower incomes, no matter how high their...
2015/04/01 01:56
2015/04/01 01:56
24d
In Part (Part 1 here) of Hinde Capital's latest note ascribes, we go further down "The Road to Nowhere" in this excellent discussion with former BIS Economic Adviser, and current Chairman of the...
2015/03/28 16:46
2015/03/28 16:46
27d
Believe it or not, money actually can buy you happiness — to an extent. People with higher incomes tend to report higher life satisfaction than those with lower incomes, no matter how high their...
2015/04/21 15:46
2015/04/21 15:46
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