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Can We Eliminate Extreme Poverty?

About 10 percent of the world’s population lives in extreme poverty. But what may surprise you is that, until somewhat recently, poverty was near universal. Almost everyone in the world was extremely impoverished, except for a lucky few. So what happened? Starting around 1820, population and economic growth accelerated dramatically. This expansion happened all over […]

Are You Underestimating Yourself?

The cult of genius tells us to celebrate the heroes of the past for their unique qualities. But what if we looked at them as role models, more than special cases?  Even regular folks have an incredible potential for greatness. That’s been one of the big lessons of psychological research in the 21st century. Modern […]

How We Define Addiction

Addiction has genetic, medical, environmental, and emotional roots. That last category — how we feel and what our personality is like — often goes unexamined, but it can be a powerful predictor of who will succumb. People who have a hard time managing big emotions may experience a powerful need to seek outside sources of […]

Don’t Do All the Work

Entrepreneurs are famous for working too hard. They stay up late, work through holidays and weekends, neglect their families, and cancel plans with friends. In many circles, these terrible habits are regarded as part and parcel of getting a successful business off the ground. But what if things could be different? Instead of sacrificing your […]

The NFT Space is Evolving Fast

Earlier this week, someone stole millions of dollars’ worth of NFTs by hacking the Bored Ape Instagram account.  The haul, which included four Bored Apes worth about $1 million as well as other assets, is just the latest event in a series of high-profile thefts that have been rocking the NFT market. A $1.7 million […]

What is Your Financial IQ?

It’s not savings, stocks, precious metals, or property that make you wealthy. It’s what you know about those things that matters. We’re talking about your financial intelligence.  When it comes to making money, knowledge is king, and it can make or break or your business. Most businesses fail not because of a lack of capital, […]

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