BI Prime Tech 2020-02-29T17:59:11Z
Chris Urmson

The CEO of the Amazon-backed startup Aurora reveals two signs he looks for in a job candidate to tell if they're a jerk

Aurora Innovation is developing software and hardware for self-driving cars and has attracted investors like Amazon and Sequoia Capital
Finance 2020-02-29T16:45:00Z
Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon

Goldman Sachs is going through a huge transformation under CEO David Solomon. Here's everything you need to know.

The bank has big consumer ambitions and is transforming its image. Meanwhile, a slew of partners have headed for the exits.
BI Prime Finance 2020-02-29T15:14:00Z
young financial advisers 4x3

Meet 6 up-and-coming financial advisers who are managing big money and navigating a cutthroat industry

We spoke with advisers at Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo, and Merrill Lynch. Here's how they've tackled the challenge of building a client base.
Strategy 2020-02-29T15:00:00Z

Getting pregnant made me terrified I'd lose my freelance business. Here's how I persevered and became even more successful with less time in my day.

"I'd spent years ducking and diving from landlords," writes Allison Landa, who became a better businessperson after she found out she was pregnant.
Strategy 2020-02-29T15:00:00Z

Don't fall for these common 9 money myths — they may actually be preventing you from getting rich, according to Barbara Corcoran, Gary Vaynerchuk, and other moguls

Instead of waiting for investments to pay off in 40 years, invest in yourself with education and new skills — so you can start making more money, now.
BI Prime Finance 2020-02-29T14:05:00Z

Billionaire Citadel founder Ken Griffin explains why he modeled his firm after Goldman Sachs' analyst program — and says future leaders can't expect a 9-to-5 lifestyle and a 'great weekend'

The CEO of the $32 billion hedge fund said he is worried corporate America is not putting the same pressure on people right out of college.
Strategy 2020-02-28T20:28:05Z

Professor Scott Galloway says young people should take advantage of the dip in the market to invest in companies temporarily impacted — like Carnival Cruises

"Unregulated monopolies and firms subsidized by the US government are the only companies young people should invest in."
BI Prime Strategy 2020-02-28T20:00:00Z

3 marketing secrets from America's first self-made female millionaire, who built a beauty empire from scratch 100 years before Kylie Jenner

Before Kylie Jenner, there was Madam CJ Walker. A descendant tells us her business secrets and why she'd be an Instagram girl if she were alive today.
BI Prime Finance 2020-02-28T18:36:00Z

One of the most powerful women in finance explains why sponsorships, not mentorships, are the best way to help people succeed

Bridgewater co-CEO Eileen Murray is one of the most powerful women in finance, and is leaving Ray Dalio's $160 billion hedge fund next month.
Tech 2020-02-28T17:56:00Z

Oracle billionaire Larry Ellison has an incredible real estate portfolio — take a look at his properties in Silicon Valley, Japan, Hawaii, and more

Larry Ellison owns more homes than he could possibly ever live in. We've rounded up the most notable pieces of his real estate portfolio.
Strategy 2020-02-28T17:31:01Z

Here are the US professions with the biggest risk of getting hit by coronavirus — and the threat goes way beyond hospitals

Medical professionals, first responders, and service workers are all at risk of being exposed to illnesses like the coronavirus.
Strategy 2020-02-28T16:23:00Z

Don't say these 5 things to your kids if you want them to grow up mentally strong

It's unhealthy to tell children to hide their emotions, both positive and negative. Avoid squashing emotions with these five phrases.
Strategy 2020-02-28T16:14:00Z

Google tried to prove managers don't matter. Instead, it discovered 10 traits of the very best ones.

The best managers are coaches who foster inclusivity, collaboration, empowerment, and strong decision-making environments.
Strategy 2020-02-28T15:55:00Z

There are the 6 types of workers who always get passed over for promotion

Personality can have a big impact on the workplace, and that's why certain types of people are less likely to get ahead.
Personal Finance 2020-02-28T15:46:00Z

What 8 people wish they knew before retiring in their 20s and 30s

Early retirement may sound like a dream life, but some early retirees say there's more to financial independence than meets the eye.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-02-28T15:36:00Z

34 things you should remove from your résumé immediately

If you want to make it past the initial test, you need to have some solid qualifications — and the perfect résumé to highlight them.
Strategy 2020-02-28T14:49:00Z

7 hard lessons the most successful people master by age 35

You can't please everyone: It can be human nature to try to make everyone around you happier, but that is not possible.
Strategy 2020-02-28T14:30:00Z

Research shows you're more likely to get an internship if you've had one before — and if you have a white-sounding name

Research shows that on average, employers only respond to one out of every 17 applications they receive.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-02-28T14:19:00Z

6 books on success that employees at cannabis recruitment giant Vangst say you should read to get ahead in the $85 billion industry

Reading can boost your performance at work. Vangst CEO Karson Humiston said employees who read about personal development outperform those who don't.
Tech 2020-02-28T12:15:00Z

Some travel influencers are afraid their globetrotting careers are in peril, as the coronavirus outbreak cancels plans and isolates them abroad

The coronavirus has now hit more than 82,000 people. The resulting fear has led to a global shortage in face masks and an economic meltdown.
Finance 2020-02-28T12:04:00Z

Wealth managers are racing to lock down next-gen financial advisers as they prepare for a wave of retirements. Here are their playbooks for recruiting, succession, and pay.

Business Insider is taking you inside how firms across the industry are drawing in and training up the next generation of advisers.
BI Prime Tech 2020-02-28T12:00:00Z

A partner at Silicon Valley's most important startup mentorship program explains how founders can impress investors and nail their Series A pitch

YC partner Aaron Harris spoke about the institute's new 70-page guide, its biggest takeaways, and the most common mistakes that founders make.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-02-27T20:49:00Z

What it's really like living in New York City on a $100,000 salary

New York City's sky-high cost of living and high taxes keep a six-figure salary from going as far as it could.
Strategy 2020-02-27T20:44:00Z

10 clever ways to deal with rude people — without letting them ruin your mood

You can't control someone else's behavior, but you don't want to be provoked by someone's ill-mannered attitude. So what do you do?
BI Prime Strategy 2020-02-27T19:29:00Z

There are 2 types of purpose, according to a Harvard professor — but only one of them boosts company productivity. Here's the question every manager should be asking to focus on the right kind of purpose.

HBS professor Rebecca Henderson said the data showed a major output gap between the top 10% of productive companies and the rest. The reason is purpose.
Tech 2020-02-27T19:17:47Z

Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg revealed that she gave up a surprise proposal in order to be able to plan her engagement with her fiancé

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg said getting married is the biggest decision she could make in her personal life, so she wanted to be part of the decision.
Strategy 2020-02-27T17:06:52Z

5 podcasts that will improve collaboration and support on your teams

Teamwork is one of the many pillars of a successful team. Here are 5 podcasts that will improve collaboration and support at your company.
Strategy 2020-02-27T17:06:00Z

6 habits you should be picking up if you actually want to make work-life balance a reality

Rather than searching for an elusive balance, work-life has become more of an integration for me. These tips have helped me get my head together.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-02-27T16:59:00Z

Zillow CEO Rich Barton reportedly just became a billionaire. Meet the serial entrepreneur who also founded Expedia and Glassdoor.

Barton took a 9-year hiatus from leading Zillow, during which time he cofounded workplace review site Glassdoor.
Strategy 2020-02-27T16:56:00Z

Smart and confident people never say these 10 things

These phrases can undermine your intelligence, confidence, and trustworthiness — and turn people away from you.
Tech 2020-02-27T16:45:00Z

Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Jeff Bezos: Here's how old the founders of 23 tech giants were when they started their first companies

For tech founders like Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey, it took a couple tries before they launched their massively successful companies.
Strategy 2020-02-27T16:12:00Z

The most successful kids have parents who focus on these 9 things, according to science

Reading to kids helps get them ahead. So does traveling. Being honest about different realities is also key.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-02-27T16:08:00Z

Read a list of the hidden biases women face during performance reviews, from a Stanford study that analyzed 125 evaluations and unearthed disturbing trends

Women's evaluations contain nearly twice as much language about their communal or nurturing style — e.g., "helpful" or "dedicated."
Strategy 2020-02-27T15:08:00Z

Researchers tracked the schedules of 27 top-performing CEOs and found 6 useful tricks for how they manage time

Avoid getting sucked into email, and try to meet with as many employees face-to-face —particularly for team-building.
Strategy 2020-02-27T15:05:00Z

15 signs your life is more on track than you may think

It could seem like things aren't going your way just yet, but here's why you're probably doing better than you thought.
Strategy Contributors 2020-02-27T14:53:00Z

10 habits of weak and unsuccessful people you should avoid at all costs

There's no magical formula for success. The easiest way to find it is to avoid being unsuccessful — by watching and learning from others.
Strategy 2020-02-27T14:38:32Z

Researchers say that airports are key to stopping the spread of disease — and should consider not allowing unvaccinated people to fly

When it comes to airplanes, "it's hard to conceive a more efficient way to spread infectious disease."
BI Prime Strategy 2020-02-27T14:01:47Z

POWER PLAYERS: The 10 most influential diversity leaders fighting inequality in corporate America right now

The demand for diversity and inclusion professionals is on the rise. We picked the 10 using their posts to push innovation and get things done.
Strategy 2020-02-27T14:00:00Z

Thinking about starting a side hustle? Consider these 4 essential questions before taking the leap

Cards Against Humanity started as a side hustle — here's how to tell if your idea has what it takes.
Strategy 2020-02-27T14:00:00Z

Philanthropy is currently a 'Band-Aid on the open wound of American poverty' when it should be tackling larger systematic problems

Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation, calls for philanthropy to cure the larger systemic problems of racism, poverty, and injustice.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-02-27T13:45:00Z

The best airlines, hotels, and airport lounges for business travelers, ranked

Qatar Airways was recognized in four of the annual Business Traveller Awards, but lost out on Best First Class to a competitor.
Strategy 2020-02-27T13:30:00Z

Will going outside without a jacket make you sick? This doctor says no — but it can increase the chances.

Fighting with your kids about putting on a coat? Although going out without one doesn't guarantee that they'll catch a cold, being cold has an effect.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-02-27T13:30:00Z

How 5 executives who left their jobs to become independent consultants now make 6 figures on their own time — and how you could do the same

Leaving a comfortable executive salary is frightening, but imagine being able to create your own schedule as an independent consultant?
Strategy 2020-02-27T13:27:00Z

3 valuable lessons that even 5-year-olds can learn from their entrepreneur parents

I'm a mom who launched a business. The best way to give our kids a shot at a bright future is to help them understand these principles early on.
BI Prime Finance 2020-02-27T12:08:00Z

Morgan Stanley, UBS, and Merrill Lynch execs explain how to nab a spot in their next-gen adviser programs and make it through the ultra-competitive, years-long training process

We spoke with execs at the massive wealth managers about the importance of pitching a business plan and proving you can bring in new money.
BI Prime Tech 2020-02-27T12:00:00Z

Meet Alex and Freddy: 20-year-old twins who work at a Boston Market in Connecticut and just got drafted to play pro on rival teams in the 'NBA 2K' esports league

Twin brothers Freddy and Alex Whelan played their way into the NBA 2K League by creating a YouTube channel and dominating the competition online.
Tech 2020-02-26T22:25:52Z

From Salesforce to Disney, it's hard for some CEOs to say goodbye

In this week's Trending newsletter we take a look at the changing of the guard at Salesforce and Disney, as well as at Microsoft's shopping list.
Strategy 2020-02-26T22:10:00Z

11 signs your job is making your life miserable

Do you spend tons of time and energy explaining to friends, family, and anyone who will listen just how bad your job is at the moment?
Strategy 2020-02-26T21:03:00Z

HR manager reveals her winning formula for nailing the 'tell me about yourself' interview question

Why is 'tell me about yourself' such a hard question? Some answers are more effective than others, writes HR manager Sylvia Giltner.
Strategy 2020-02-26T20:29:00Z

9 techniques that will make you sound smarter and more confident in public speaking

Keep your chin up, have good posture, and emphasize important moments with body language and eye contact.
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