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Buzziest Brands of 2017

2017 produced a number of memorable brand controversies. But not all scandals are equal—in terms of scope, media coverage and especially, consumer …

KB Home to Cut C.E.O.’s Bonus After His Rant Against Kathy Griffin

Jeffrey Mezger, chief executive of the homebuilder KB Home, will take a 25 percent cut to his year-end bonus as a result of his sexist and homophobic outburst against his neighbor, the comedian Kathy Griffin, the company said Thursday.<p>Any similar incidents in the future, the company also said, …

Top Google Female Executive's Answer to the Controversial Memo is a Masterclass on Personal Leadership

Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube, just responded to "The Memo" with a heavy dose of personal leadership .<p>The search mammoth Google has been forced to conduct a search of a different kind recently--one for the right reaction/response to a controversial memo circulated by James Damore, one of its …

Here's Why You Shouldn't Worry About People Stealing Your Ideas

If they're good enough, you'll have to ram it down people's throats<p>Chester Carlson worked on his idea for years. It was tough, messy work and when his wife tired of the putrid smells, sulfur fires and occasional explosions emanating from the kitchen, his experiments were exiled to a second floor …

Why Your Own Resilience Matters Less Than Your Team’s

It’s time to think of resilience as a group process, not a personal quality.<p>After many years studying hundreds of babies born on Kauai, Hawaii, beginning in 1955, psychologists Emmy Werner and Ruth Smith discovered something surprising. Of the children deemed “at risk” due to their family …

A plea for 'decency' in shaken Silicon Valley

Dave Lee<p><b>We may look back and see the events of this week, where multiple scandals at Uber saw Travis Kalanick removed as chief executive, as the beginning of a culture change across Silicon Valley as a whole.</b><p>On Friday, we saw signs of what shape such a shift may take.<p>In a post on the platform he …

Transcript of "My son was a Columbine shooter. This is my story"

Sue Klebold is the mother of Dylan Klebold, one of the two shooters who committed the Columbine High School massacre, murdering 12 students and a …

This innovative program uses brain science to teach Chicago teens how to stop violence

By Lauren Dockett<p>Chicago teen Lauryn Hill spent her high school career steeped in the lessons of violence and loss. One friend was shot 22 times. Another died at a vigil when someone sprayed bullets at the crowd of mourners.<p>Many of her peers at Percy L. Julian High School on the South Side also are …

Her young daughter asked Gap for clothes that weren’t so girlie — and the CEO listened

By Beth Jacob<p>Since my daughter Alice learned to talk she’s had opinions, especially when it comes to clothes. Sign her up if the shirt’s got bugs or Batman. Rainbows, unicorns or princesses? Not on her life.<p>But recently, Alice and I were online shopping and decided to check the girls’ section at …

Five years after Sandy Hook shooting, how one mother learned to forgive

By Michael Alison Chandler<p>, Reporter<p>In the aftermath of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary that took her six-year old daughter Emilie, Alissa Parker thought about the gunman as a monster, when she could bring herself to think of him at all.<p>In a new book, Parker writes about how, five years …

He robbed banks and went to prison. His time there put him on track for a new job: Georgetown law professor.

By Susan Svrluga<p>, Reporter<p>During a break in a basketball game to raise money for charity, Shon Hopwood told some of his Georgetown law students it felt different than the last time he was on a court: When he played basketball in federal prison, he had to carry a shank in case his team started to …

Employment

Facing a suicide crisis in his country, this African psychiatrist enlisted grandmothers to step in

By Colby Itkowitz<p>, Reporter<p>Dixon Chibanda, a Zimbabwean psychiatrist, tells the story of a young woman named Netsai whose husband kicked her out of their home when she gave birth to an albino girl. Suddenly homeless and without adequate food for herself or her baby, the young mother felt helpless …

Mental Health

This Harvard doctor has a plan to save 30 million lives by 2030

By Colby Itkowitz<p>, Reporter<p>VANCOUVER — A 2-year-old child in rural Liberia has a fever. It could be malaria, and the only way to get treatment is for her mother to carry her on her back, cross a riverbed by canoe and walk through a forest for at least two days to get to the nearest health care …

Health Care

UJ Student inspired by Netherlands to start amazing bakery

BCom Entrepreneurial Management student Ms Kelebogile Ncholo is back in South Africa after three months in the Netherlands for an internship with the …

Guy sacrifices Tesla to save unconscious driver, Elon Musk offers to cover repair costs

It feels good to be the hero, and for the driver that exposed his Tesla (and himself) to danger in order to save another driver, it won't even be …

6 tips for dealing with conflict

<i>iStock</i><p>Smart ways to handle your next heated situation, shared by Nadia Lopez. She should know — she’s a school principal.<p>Nadia Lopez, founding …

Transcript of "I am the son of a terrorist. Here's how I chose peace."

If you’re raised on dogma and hate, can you choose a different path? Zak Ebrahim was just seven years old when his father helped plan the 1993 World …

Massive-scale online collaboration

After re-purposing CAPTCHA so each human-typed response helps digitize books, Luis von Ahn wondered how else to use small contributions by many on …

A Photographer Gives Cameras To Child Brides. Their Images Are Amazing

For 15 years, Stephanie Sinclair has taken photos of child brides around the world — from Tahani in Yemen, married at age 6, to 14-year-old Niruta in Nepal, and many more. In 2012, she started the nonprofit Too Young To Wed to raise awareness of their plight.<p>Now she's given some young women a …

T-Mobile's CEO says reinventing himself was key to transforming the company's culture

In 2011, John Legere sat across from Deutsche Telekom CEO René Obermann to discuss the role of leading the company's struggling American branch of T-Mobile.<p>Legere had just sold the previous company he led, Global Crossing Limited, for $3 billion to Level 3.<p>He told Business Insider in a recent …

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The Epidemic of Worry

We’ve had a tutorial on worry this year. The election campaign isn’t really about policy proposals, issue solutions or even hope. It’s led by two candidates who arouse gargantuan anxieties, fear and hatred in their opponents.<p>As a result, some mental health therapists are reporting that …

World Health Organization

When companies appoint women CEOs, stock prices tank

No fuss, no fanfare: that appeared to be IBM’s philosophy when, in 2011, it quietly named the first female CEO in its 100-year history.<p>Some consider this low-key appointment simply part of the company’s dislike of drama, as well as its penchant for keeping the spotlight on the company, rather than …

Kindling A Different Kind Of Corporate Citizenship
 With Service

The impact a worker can have when they devote their time giving their skills to a nonprofit is extraordinary. Companies should facilitate that if they’re looking to give back to the community.<p>Our communities face complex problems–thankfully, we have the resources we need to solve them. How can I …

Refugees Wanted: Meet The Companies Creating Jobs For The Displaced

By Adele Peters8 minute Read<p>When Charly Ngoma arrived in Arizona as a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo, he’d never eaten a burrito …

Refugees

The Vineyard on the Israeli-Palestinian Border

This beautiful vineyard also happens to sit directly on top of one of the most contentious borders in the world.<p>Situated about seven miles from …

The courage to tell a hidden story

Eman Mohammed is one of the few female photojournalists in the Gaza Strip. Though openly shunned by many of her male colleagues, she is given …

Payment Processing and Digital Wallet for a Modern World

Sign Up Now and Get Paid Using Due<p>We make online payments simple. Focus on what you do best and let us handle the rest!<p>With rates starting at 2.8% we …

Dirty Secrets of a Home Cook

Last Thanksgiving, my guests went crazy over the shiny, crackly skin on my perfectly roasted turkey. How, they wanted to know, had I cooked the bird …

Magic Mushrooms in Lisbon's Mercado de Santa Clara

In the heart of Alfama’s historic flea market is a surprise: Lisbon has a small restaurant dedicated entirely to mushrooms. Located inside the …

Magic Mushrooms