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    Updating Skills: Is There a Generation Gap?

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    The Art of Retiring (in Time)

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    Books of the Year 2019

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    How to Remain Professional at Your Home Office

    It’s an open secret that The New Yorker is one of our favorite magazines. Sometimes, however, the great articles are just the beginning of a learning path. For example, when it comes to the improvement…

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    “I’m Resurrecting Thinking”

    In his book Open to Think, Dan Pontefract offers strategies for cutting through the clutter, thinking more clearly and making better decisions. His prescription: be more deliberate with your time.

  • “Public Attention Is Not Awarded Rationally. It Has To Be Carried by a Story”
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    “Public Attention Is Not Awarded Rationally. It Has To Be Carried by a Story”

    In his new book, economist and Nobel laureate Robert Shiller argues that he and his fellow dismal scientists need to look beyond the usual data point: Stories are what really drive decisions to spend, save…

  • “Access to Much Greater Intelligence Will Be a Step-Change in Our Civilization”
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    “Access to Much Greater Intelligence Will Be a Step-Change in Our Civilization”

    Leading computer scientist Stuart Russell on the major breakthroughs towards the first human-level AI, its foreseeable economic and social effects – and the risks of massive pullbacks on the way.

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    “The job is to make your salesperson the hero, not to be the hero”

    Sales coach Mike Weinberg says too many sales managers waste their time in corporate meetings unrelated to their core goal of driving revenue. And they’re not following up on their main task, which is making…