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.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-02-28T14:19:00Z
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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.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-02-28T13:30:00Z
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10 US states where black entrepreneurs have the best chance of establishing successful businesses and getting the resources they need to succeed

There are 2.6 million black-owned businesses in the US, yet black founders receive just 1% of venture capital.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-02-28T14:53:00Z

A top exec at $7 billion UiPath warns that the turbulence at SoftBank-funded AI startups could scare investors away from the once-hyped market

The market for AI startups may soon contract, if the layoffs at startups like robotic pizza-maker Zume are any indication.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-02-28T15:41:00Z

10 countries that show just how behind the US is in paid parental leave for new mothers and fathers

The US and Papua New Guinea are the only countries left in the world that still don't guarantee paid maternity leave.
BI Prime Tech 2020-02-29T17:59:11Z

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 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.
Strategy 2020-02-29T15:23:15Z

I worked weekends for over a year. This is why I'd recommend it to any young professional.

Working weekends can often seem like part of "paying your dues," but it can come with advantages that could boost your career.
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.
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.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-02-29T12:30:00Z

Coronavirus testing is free, but the hospital trip may set you back thousands. One graphic breaks down potential costs.

Twenty-seven million Americans are uninsured. A trip to the ER for suspected COVID-19 could set them back thousands.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-02-28T22:01:00Z

Here's how Ellen DeGeneres became the highest-paid comedian in the world — and what she spends her $330 million fortune on

Comedian Ellen DeGeneres has spent and made millions flipping nearly 20 luxury homes since 2003. Take a look inside her fortune.
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.
Science 2020-02-28T18:58:00Z

Experts suggest stocking up on your medicines to prepare for a coronavirus outbreak, but insurance restrictions could get in the way for now

In an emergency, insurers can relax their restrictions to make it easier for people to get care and stock up on prescriptions.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-02-28T17:34:00Z

There are only four black Fortune 500 CEOs. Here they are.

None of the 4 black CEOs on the Fortune 500 are women. And the overall number is down from 7 black Fortune 500 CEOs, almost a decade ago.
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 2020-02-28T16:53:00Z

17 rules for using commas without looking like a fool

Even the slickest grammarian struggles with proper comma use, so we compiled a list of the places in a sentence you'll need one — using ducks.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-02-28T16:31:00Z

How first-time founders can partner with Instagram influencers for under $50K, bring in 200,000 followers, and get a slice of the app's $10 billion shopping revenue

An influencer expert and founders who built successful brands on Instagram gave us 5 key tips for boosting follower count and sales.
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.
Tech 2020-02-28T15:58:55Z

Laurene Powell Jobs says she won't pass down her and Steve Jobs' billions to their children: 'It ends with me'

Powell Jobs, who is worth an estimated $24 billion, said she believes a massive accumulation of wealth is "dangerous for a society."
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.
Tech 2020-02-28T15:40:36Z

Laurene Powell Jobs says people have been misinterpreting one of Steve Jobs' most famous quotes for years

Steve Jobs' iconic "make a dent in the universe" line may not mean precisely what you think, says his wife and philanthropist Laurene Powell Jobs.
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.
BI Prime Science 2020-02-28T15:14:00Z

The US just moved to block a huge hospital merger for the first time since 2016

This is the first time in more than three years that the FTC has challenged a large hospital merger.
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.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-02-28T14:49:00Z
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 Tech 2020-02-28T13:00:00Z

We talked to 2 early investors in Credit Karma, which just sold for $7 billion, on why they took a risky bet during the worst financial crisis of the century and how it's paid off

Credit Karma's early investors reveal why they bet on the financial-services startup during the worst economic disaster since the Great Depression.
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.
Strategy 2020-02-27T20:50:51Z

I survived swine flu as a teenager and it taught me one crucial lesson about life during an epidemic: Don't panic

While focusing on fatalities during any outbreak is important, it should not be the only discussion.
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 2020-02-27T19:37:00Z

Google, Apple, and Uber are always looking for staff. Here's an exclusive list of the top 10 recruitment firms they use.

Staffing Industry Analysts' 2019 report on the largest US staffing firms by revenue listed Allegis Group, Randstad Holding, Adecco, and Robert Half.
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.
BI Prime Executive Lifestyle 2020-02-27T19:10:00Z

There are zero black women leading Fortune 500 companies right now. Here's how company culture can be sculpted to change that.

3 black female entrepreneurs say companies don't get what inclusion means, and that is hurting their efforts at diversity.
Strategy 2020-02-27T18:44:00Z

This is how I'm talking to my daughter about coronavirus and the state of emergency in San Francisco

Amy Ettinger asked an infectious disease expert and a psychologist for the best ways to bring up coronavirus with your kids without inciting fear.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-02-27T17:32:00Z

A millennial craft brewer pioneering a boom in nonalcoholic beer shares 7 marketing strategies he says drove production 10X in its first year

The nonalcoholic beer category hasn't seen major innovation in 25 years — but the 35-year-old Bill Shufelt saw a business opportunity.
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.
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 2020-02-27T15:57:00Z

Microsoft and Chevron are among 13 of the largest global companies who have asked their employees to work remotely as a precaution against the novel coronavirus — here's the full list.

As the COVID-19 virus spreads across Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the US, companies are encouraging employees to work from home.
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."
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.
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