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  • Nikola Tesla: The Extraordinary Life of a Modern Prometheus

    By Richard Gunderman | The Conversation - 6 min -

    The 75th anniversary of Tesla’s death on Jan. 7, 2018 provides an opportunity to review the life of a man who came from nowhere yet became world famous; claimed to be devoted solely to discovery but relished the role of a showman; attracted the attention of many women but never married; and generated ideas that transformed daily life and created multiple fortunes but died nearly penniless.

    The eccentric inventor set the stage for many modern technologies amassing a fortune in the process. Yet he died nearly penniless.Match the following figures – Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Guglielmo Marconi, Alfred Nobel and Nikola Tesla – with these biographical facts...

  • Nikola Tesla: The Extraordinary Life of a Modern Prometheus

    By Richard Gunderman | The Conversation - 6 min -

    The eccentric inventor set the stage for many modern technologies amassing a fortune in the process. Yet he died nearly penniless.Match the following figures – Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Guglielmo Marconi, Alfred Nobel and Nikola Tesla – with these biographical facts...

  • What Great Listeners Actually Do

    Harvard Business Review | By Jack Zenger & Joseph Folkman - 6 min -

    Good listening is much more than being silent while the other person talks. Chances are you think you’re a good listener. People’s appraisal of their listening ability is much like their assessment of their driving skills, in that the great bulk of adults think they’re above...

  • You’re never too old to regain that lost muscle. And you can do it at home.

    By John Briley - washingtonpost.com - 6 min -

    Pandemic life has a way of revealing our weaknesses. For those of us of a certain age, I mean that literally. If you are feeling like certain household activities — toting groceries, hoisting children, moving furniture, carrying...