Eleftheria Karyoti

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How white supremacist hatred drives acts of violence against powerful women

<b>Anders Behring ; Dylann Roff (AP/Frank Augstein/Chuck Burton)</b><p>Murderous extremists like Anders Breivik and Dylann Roof are the ugliest faces of a worldwide war against women<p>Soraya Chemaly<p>December 6, 2016 9:59am (UTC)<p>Last Wednesday Dylann Roof, the man who killed nine black people at a prayer meeting …

Feminism

Stop Waiting for Your Billion-Dollar Idea and Do This Instead

Conventional wisdom says that if entrepreneurs want to be successful they should strive to create breakthrough tech products in new and huge …

7 TED Talks on Happiness That Will Make You Smile From Ear to Ear

Fact: Bad days happen to good people. Even when you give up those old habits to be happier, switch up your morning routine, and do that one thing all …

11 Transgender Americans Share Their Stories In HBO's 'The Trans List'

Eleven Americans describe what it's like to be transgender in Timothy Greenfield-Sanders' new HBO documentary, <i>The Trans List</i>. Though the individuals in the film come from varied backgrounds, there is at least one common thread to their experiences: "We all come out publicly," lawyer Kylar Broadus …

When a Woman's Hour panellist starts suggesting that women should be made to shave off their 'dirty' leg hair, I despair

Recently, The Dorchester, a five-star luxury hotel on Park Lane in London, became the centre of controversy over its stringent dress code for female …

Men Can Improve How They Mentor Women. Here’s How.

Last year, Nobel scientist, Tim Hunt remarked that he had trouble working with “girls” because “three things happen when they are in the lab; you fall in love with them, they fall in love with you, and when you criticize them, they cry.” After being widely criticized in the media, he responded that …

Mentoring

Branding Essentials: Finding Your Brand’s Voice

If there was no logo or no company name next to your posts on social media or your blog items. Do you sound different, unique—like yourself? Or do …

The emotional life of men: 'you'll be right' isn't enough anymore | Louis Hanson

We have grown up into a society in which males fear sharing emotion with one another, and we continue to teach boys that emotion is not okay<p>I love my father. He’s kind and caring.<p>He grew up in a rural family of boys. He learnt from his father, who in turn learnt from his father, that expressing …

Mental Health

Top 15 clever wall storage ideas for compact city homes

City dwellers are investing more in quality, long-lasting design as we continue to make our space-starved homes work harder than ever.<p>Flexible and …

Something weird happens to companies when they hit 150 people

The dynamics of companies change fundamentally when they exceed roughly 150 people, in ways that startup founders can struggle to address.<p>“It’s one of the magic numbers in group sizes,” contends Facebook chief product officer Chris Cox, who joined in 2005 when the internet company had fewer than …

Warby Parker

How I Use Facebook Groups To Grow My Business

Less than a year after quitting her job, this solopreneur now attracts 95% of her consulting work through Facebook.<p>Eleven months after I started my own business, I found myself fully booked and in a position to pay myself a salary equal to what I was making as a VP at the marketing agency I’d left. …

Social Media

These 5 simple tips will help you keep your mental peace at workplace

<i>Peace does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise. It means to be in the middle of those things and still be calm at your heart.</i> How many …

Meditation

6 Important Lessons to Teach Your Kids

Even if your kids don't become entrepreneurs, having an entrepreneurial mindset can take them far in life.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all want what’s best for our children. We want them to live long, prosperous and happy lives, but unfortunately, …

Entrepreneurship

This Tool Can Help You Disappear from the Internet

Between election bile, fake news, and just plain exhaustion, we may be entering a down cycle for social media. If you’re interested in downsizing …

A new Google project is unearthing the untold stories of India’s female pioneers

Think back to your high school history class. How many women did you learn about?<p>Whether you studied the Indus Valley civilisation or Soviet Russia, the age of empires or Mao’s China, chances are there was a glaring lack of stories about women in your textbooks. And that’s by design.<p>“Men dominate …

India

Top 10 DIY Projects That Will Teach You A Ton About Tech

DIY isn’t always the easiest way to do something, but it’s usually the most informative and educational one. This week, let’s check out some great …

Raspberry Pi

Sweden could become the first major country to issue a national digital currency

Cecilia Skingsley, deputy governor of Sweden's central bank Riksbank, told the Financial Times in an interview that the bank is considering the move after a dramatic drop in the usage of cash. The amount of notes and coins in circulation has fallen by 40% since 2009, with a rise in online shopping …

Tim Cook’s Post-Election Email Was Exactly What His Employees Needed to Hear

It was foolish for anyone to have imagined that the venomous partisanship of this election would dry up as soon as the votes were counted, and of …

It’s Time for Leaders to Stop Dragging Everyone to So Many Meetings

<i>The Fortune 500 Insiders Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

10 Ways to Stay Inspired for Life

Inspiration is the antidote for the grind of building a business and the foundation of a healthy work-life balance.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are a unique group of people. Many attributes set them apart from others -- their deep levels of …

Motivation

6 Habits That Will Turn You Into One of the Most Mentally Tough People on the Planet

Learn from the best.<p>Who are the most mentally tough people on the planet? Well, that's subjective--but one group without question would have to be Navy SEALs.<p>This incredible article breaks down what SEALs do to cultivate such mental strength and fortitude. But I figured I would add my own …

Self-improvement

"Amoral masculinity": a theory for understanding Trump from feminist contrarian Christina Hoff Sommers

"Trump is a reminder of what masculinity can be like outside of conventions."<p>Gender is a cardinal issue in this year’s election. On one side is the first woman to have won the presidential nomination of a major party, and on the other is a raging misogynist who has celebrated his apparent sexual …

Feminism

I Went to a Feminism Class for Boys

A charity is teaching kids about masculinity, sexism, and the concept of a "man box."<p>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.<p>It's 9 AM on a Friday, and I'm sitting in a classroom at Trinity, a private boys' school in Croydon, England, with 13 male feminists. They're sitting in pairs, flicking …

2 Rarely Used Ingredients That Practically Guarantee Success

And Motivation Isn't One Of Them<p>I am often asked to come and speak or give seminars on Motivation at companies and Leadership Conferences, and the HR departments calling me are always a little bit stunned when I say "No!"<p>After a moment's silence, they say, "<i>But you're a leadership expert: you</i> …

Motivation

7 Ways To Drive Women Out Of Tech

Mention the lack of women in tech, and you’re sure to hear a few people insisting that it’s not important, and not discrimination. It’s a choice, it’s a choice, it’s a choice, they say. But why would women choose to avoid tech jobs?<p>First, let’s understand what’s meant by “tech.” It’s not all …

Star Trek

Google’s former happiness guru developed a three-second brain exercise for finding joy

Chade-Meng Tan, a former engineer, joined Google in 2000 as employee number 107. Though he played an instrumental role in building Google’s mobile search function, among other technological feats, he’s better known for the mindfulness classes he later led for employees. The role earned him the job …

Loyola University

6 Content Creation Tips For More Relevant Visitors

After reading our previous articles on “How to Build a Successful Content Marketing Plan” and “8 Content Marketing Mistakes That Are Costing You …