Macron – not the only young achiever

He’s young and he looks it. And at 39, if Emmanuel Macron wins the final round of the French presidential election in two weeks’ time, he will be the youngest president of France – ever. But he’s not the youngest young achiever, by a long way. From ancient warriors to high-tech wizards, here’s a random […]

50 Ways Happier, Healthier and More Successful People Live on Their Own Terms

1. Stop consuming caffeine. Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is, they really don’t. Actually, we’ve become so dependent on caffeine that we use it simply to get back to our status quo. When we’re off it, we underperform and become incapable. Isn’t this absurd? In his book The Untethered Soul, […]

Pause: Entrepreneurship should be taught as a subject in all schools across Africa.

By far the biggest employer of people in Africa is what is generally called the “informal sector.” I personally don’t like this title “informal,” preferring something like the “entrepreneurial” sector, but the truth of the matter is that most people in Africa survive and put their kids through school, by being “self-employed” in some sort […]

13 Life Rules to Keep You Motivated

We all have rules we live by. Some of them are inherent, such as smiling when walking past a stranger or shaking someone’s hand when introducing yourself. But others we have to develop over time until they become habit. Good habits, practiced daily, can make all the difference in your life. We asked members of […]

A Brave Heart Can Overcome Anything

You don’t just walk into The Battery in San Francisco—a converted factory social club in the Financial District—and grab a drink. No, you need an invitation from a carefully vetted member who had to be recommended by another member for inclusion. It’s a place Ruzwana Bashir never could have imagined would be a part of […]