May 20, 2018

News & Commentary: Last Word Articles

  • 03/01/2010
    Thomas Edison and Leonardo da Vinci never worked in real estate, but their approaches to work and life hold important lessons for practitioners, says innovation guru Michael Gelb.
  • 02/01/2010
    Forget the backhoe. Architect Sarah Susanka, author of Not So Big Remodeling, discusses how less invasive, thoughtful home improvements can have a huge impact.
  • 01/01/2010
    If you've got too much stuff cluttering your desk and your mind, organization guru Julie Morganstern offers ideas for making a fresh start.
  • 11/01/2009
    Struggling El Centro, Calif. (pop. 41,672), is an epicenter of the recession, but fighting foreclosures is at the top of Mayor Ben Solomon's agenda.
  • 09/01/2009
    In Valerie Laken's first novel, Dream House, a couple with a troubled marriage buys a fixer-upper in hopes of repairing their relationship. Instead, they discover the home was the scene of a murder.
  • 07/01/2009
    Becoming a top musician, athlete, or salesperson doesn’t require immense natural gifts, says author and Fortune magazine senior editor Geoff Colvin. Practice matters most.
  • 06/01/2009
    As host of the new weekly radio show "Real Estate Today," award-winning broadcast journalist Gil Gross helps consumers make sense of the market.
  • 05/01/2009
    Psychologist Sonja Lyubomirsky, author of The How of Happiness (The Penguin Press, 2007), is optimistic. She explains why a positive attitude is good for you and your business.
  • 04/01/2009
    In a slump? You can get your career back on track, says Harvard Business School professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter, author of Confidence: How Winning Streaks & Losing Streaks Begin & End (Three Rivers Press, 2006).
  • 03/01/2009
    How can cities best adapt to meet the wide-ranging needs of older Americans as baby boomers reach retirement age?