Don’t argue with donkeys (A Fable)

The worst waste of time is arguing with the fool and fanatic who does not care about truth or reality, but only the victory of his beliefs and illusions. Never waste time on arguments that don’t make sense… There are people who, no matter how much evidence and evidence we present to them, are not in the capacity to understand, and others are blinded by ego, hatred and resentment, and all they want is to be right even if they are not.

6 Habits of Truly Memorable People

In order to succeed, almost everyone—whether business owner or employee—must be memorable. Out of sight is out of mind, and out of mind is out of business.

The High Priest of Horology

Benjamin Clymer, the founder of the watch-enthusiast website Hodinkee, has become a timepiece adviser to the stars.

Credit: Damon Winter/The New York Times

What The Hell Is Project Management, Anyway?

“Project management” can sound like everything and nothing all at once. We spoke with a project management pro to clarify what it really means to get people moving in the same direction. Project management seems like a classic chicken-and-egg career conundrum: How do you prove you’re adept at managing projects if you haven’t worked as…

5 Ways to Kill a Brainstorming Session

As brainstorming has become customary, has it also lost its sparkle, and value, for your company? Here’s where you may have gone wrong, and what to avoid in the future. Brainstorming is big at most creative organizations today, but in becoming ubiquitous it has lost something. The invitation “let’s brainstorm about that” typically leads to…