Key to Magnus’ success

For the fifth installment of my series of posts analyzing a data set of over 650,000 chess tournament games ranging back to the 15th century, I wanted to focus in on Magnus Carlsen and try to underst...

Greek Startup Success Hurdles Unusual Obstacles

ATHENS—Founding a tech startup isn’t easy anywhere. But Greece, with its shattered economy only now showing signs of modest recovery, has to be one of the harder places to do it. Exhibit A: Ale...

Success, Failure and Mastery

My barn having burned down I can now see the moon. – – Mizuta Masahide I just read a deep book on success, failure and mastery — The Rise by Sarah Lewis. It begins with that quote, ...

Six secrets to success from 2014’s Hot 30 Under 30

They’re passionate go-getters, resilient and creative – and also very young. SmartCompany’s Hot 30 Under 30 for 2014 are the best and brightest of the next generation of entrepreneurs, and despite th...

Success and Honesty

The success principle of honesty is a lost art among many people. To be honest is a part of success, because it shows that a person can be trusted. When we are people of our word, letting our yea be ...