Happiness bootcamp: I read 10,000 studies so you don't have to

This course includes four days of video sessions and email-based course materials. We'll meet four days in a row, Nov. 15 - Nov. 18, at 8pm Eastern. The cost of the course is $195.  Sign up now! When I first started this post, I…

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Penelope Trunk

founded four startups. Her most recent is Quistic. She has been featured by a long list of media including CNN, ABC News, 20/20, the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. She lives in Wisconsin and homeschools her sons More»


  • Coaching

    There are three career paths. One will fit you.

    I am reading Miranda July’s  book because she made a great ad for her book. It’s like a little film and after I saw the ad I got upset that I cannot make such good ads for my books. But then I...

  • Careers

    Voices of the defenders of grad school. And me crushing them.

    It’s pretty well established that non-science degrees are not necessary for a job. In fact, the degrees cost you too much money, require too long of a commitment, and do not teach you the real-life skills they promise. Yet, I...

  • Education

    Secrets of superfamilies: Very few rules

    Time magazine asks the question: What is it about families that have a bunch of super-successful children? And the answer is fascinating. First of all the author, Charlotte Alter, defines success in an interesting and effective way: Leadership, service, achievement. I…