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    Invisible Money

      You can’t tuck them into your wallet or pocketbook. You can’t use them in a parking meter or to pay your bar tab. Casinos won’t exchange them for chips. You can’t even hold them…

  • Subscribers’ Top 10

    It’s always fascinating to see what summaries getAbstract subscribers find most interesting. In examining the list of the top 10 downloads for the first half of 2016, it’s clear that our readers are focused on…

  • Nitty-Gritty
    Nitty-Gritty

    If you’re working at a job you dreamed about as a child, consider yourself fortunate. Many high school students struggle to identify their areas of interest. They attend college because everyone else does and graduate…

  • Slow Down for a Second
    Slow Down for a Second

    Ever feel like a hamster on one of those little wheels, running furiously but going nowhere? You try to focus on work but you can’t help thinking about what’s for supper or when to squeeze…

  • We’re Open to Your Ideas
    We’re Open to Your Ideas

    getAbstract has always tried to summarize the most important, informative and entertaining business books on the market. But with hundreds of quality titles being released every month, we may inevitably miss a few that deserve…

  • The Innovative Edge
    The Innovative Edge

    “Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after…

  • Labor Pains
    Labor Pains

    Americans have always been proud of their work ethic. Millions of immigrants arrive here with little more than a suitcase and a dream. Through sheer determination and maybe a break or two along the way,…