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How a Teenager Disrupted his African Village—and Became a Celebrity Innovator

William Kamkwamba’s fellow villagers worried that he was a malevolent wizard. But the African teen was in fact a talented inventor who taught himself how to build windmills from library books. Up against immense hardship—family tragedy, a hostile government, famine, and catastrophic weather—Kamkwamba found a way to better the lives of everyone in his village. […]

The Real Competitive Edge

People with positive attitudes tend to deliver the best results, which means that attitude can be a critical differentiator in highly competitive industries. Whether you’re trying to find the best and brightest overachievers to staff your team, or wooing new clients yourself, a little positivity goes a long way. Our Instaread on HOW HIGH WILL […]

Learn From a Classic

When was the last time you read something that people will still be talking about centuries from now? The love story of Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy was rendered by Jane Austen with such intensity and wit that it still has a powerful pull in the present day. Learn why readers keep coming back to […]

The Uninhabitable Earth

Famine. Flood. Death. Destruction. Science journalist David Wallace-Wells’s vision of Earth’s future has a horrifying cinematic quality. In THE UNINHABITABLE EARTH, Wallace-Wells explores the near-term consequences of global warming. Is it too late to head off disaster? Travel to the end of the world in our latest Instaread.

Wealth Science

Anyone can get rich. At least that was the fervent belief of Wallace D. Wattles, who developed a self-help method that anyone can follow. While Wattles’s unorthodox ideas haven’t exactly been laboratory-tested, they’re easy enough to try. Intrigued? Get a full education with our Instaread on THE SCIENCE OF GETTING RICH.

Must-read Management

The Toyota Production System, as its name suggests, is a car manufacturing method. But nearly a century after the system was first developed for a factory, it has been applied in office settings around the world. Today, THE TOYOTA WAY remains one of the most influential systems in business and project management. Here are two top insights […]

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