You don't have to be an emperor to apply these rules to daily living.
By challenging your preconceptions, art offers a framework by which you can solve problems.
If everyone just showed up to their appointments, $150 billion of waste could be averted.
Questioning isn't just a way to get the right answer — it's also a means for sustaining relationships and creative thinking.
We could even benefit from more whataboutisms — if they're used properly.
Summit Public Schools take a radically different approach to education. And it's working.
Grandmasters and drug dealers have one thing in common: They are many steps ahead of their rivals.
Easily distracted? Try a "distractibility delay."
Your inner voice can be the devil on your shoulder or the angel. It depends on where your focus lies.
In a new book, an MIT scholar examines how game-theory logic underpins many of our seemingly odd and irrational decisions.
Elastic thinking can reveal the assumptions that hamstring our ability to solve seemingly intractable problems.
You can’t control external threats, but you can manage how you prepare and respond to the risk.
When making any tough decision, the key is not to be overly exploratory or exploitative.
Inflection points veer life in unexpected directions. While unnerving, they provide opportunities for those who can navigate them.
A large study concludes that people who grew up in rural areas are superior at navigation, likely because cities tend to be less complex.
Luck doesn’t fall from the sky. It’s about how you position yourself for life’s challenges.
Chess was once blamed for triggering mental health problems, including suicide and even murder. Today, the same is said of video games.
Can stories help us become more creative?
The very concept of a "problem with no solution" goes against human nature. But we must accept this harsh reality to have peace in our lives.
It took a series of ingenious experiments in the 20th century to uncover some of our biggest cognitive biases.
We forget how unnatural a lot of formal education is. "Learning how to learn" requires bridging the gap between the abstract and the natural.
More than a decade ago, Armenia made chess a required subject in school because it teaches kids how to think and cope with failure. The U.S. should follow suit.
Maps can do more than show us places. They also can help determined people find others long lost, whether birth mothers or fugitive killers.
Historical geniuses used the "creative nap" to give their minds a boost. Apparently, the "hypnagogic state" can help with problem solving.
New ideas inevitably face opposition. A new book called "The Human Element" argues that overcoming opposition requires understanding the concepts of "Fuel" and "Friction."
In determining what qualifies as solid science, controversy is inevitable.
With sea levels rising, the Dutch are pondering floating cities — while also exporting their engineering know-how to turn a tidy profit.
The highest earning Myers-Briggs personality type? ENTJ.
A marketing professional decided to think creatively and create a resume-bot. It helped him land 14 interviews and 11 job offers.
Intrapreneurs tap into the spirit of entrepreneurialism to innovate and find personal meaning at work, but organizations need to celebrate their efforts more.