Fay Irvanto

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She Was Told She'd Never Be Able to Be a Mother and an Executive. Now She's CEO of a $23 Billion Company

Barbara Humpton entered the engineering world in the early 1980s when she says men largely dominated the field and some women even postponed having …

Middle School

How to answer the ‘sell me this pen/pencil’ question in a job interview

I’ve been on both sides of this question, both interviewing people and interviewing for sales jobs. It can be awkward. And as highlighted in <i>The Wolf</i> …

Employment

Senators to Zuckerberg: We may need to regulate Facebook to protect privacy

WASHINGTON – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's promises to do more to protect the privacy of users' data failed to end calls from lawmakers of both parties Tuesday to regulate the social media giant in the wake of a massive privacy breach.<p>Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said one of his main takeaways …

Social Media

We Studied 100 Mentor-Mentee Matches — Here’s What Makes Mentorship Work

When First Round launched its Mentorship Program in 2016, we didn’t know what to expect. We’d heard from a number of people in our community that …

A man who studied rich people for 5 years found there are 3 aspects of etiquette they never shirk

Your parents may have been onto something when they stuck you in middle school cotillion class.<p>It turns out, the wealthiest, most successful people …

5 Signs That a Charismatic Leader Is Manipulating You

Have you been taken in by charismatic people? Learn the Tricks of the Best Manipulators.<p>Have you ever walked out of a meeting or get-together feeling thrilled and amazed...only to reflect 15 minutes later and groan, "I can't believe I agreed to do that!"? That is the power of charisma. A truly …

3 Ways to Build Trust With Your Body Language

People tend to overestimate their ability to read others’ faces or bodies for trustworthiness, psychologists say. Practiced liars can be experts at …

8 body-language tricks that are hard to master but will pay off forever

As Ursula the sea witch famously said, "Don't underestimate the importance of body language."<p>Some tricks, like remembering to smile, are easy to implement in your everyday life.<p>However, other techniques, while relatively common sense, are somewhat trickier to tackle.<p>Still, they can make a huge …

Body Language

The Future Of The CEO In The Age Of The Machine

Much has been written about how machines will start replacing humans in certain jobs or tasks, and the implications this will have for job markets and the economy. According to a new report, automated bots could take nearly four in 10 (38%) jobs in the U.S. The focus of the coverage has so far been …

Four Ways To Earn Extra Money While Keeping (Or Preparing To Quit) Your Day Job

Earning a passive income takes some upfront effort but not much energy to maintain. Here are a few options.<p>Imagine lying on a beach, sunlight hitting your face and sand between your toes. You grab your phone and check your bank balance to find that it’s increased $500 since sunrise. This may seem …

The 10-Minute Workout You Should Do Before Breakfast

A morning workout can be an energizing start to a busy day, but sometimes, it's just so damn hard to wake up in time to get to the gym, grind it out,</i> …

Exercise

'I am not naturally magnetic': can you learn how to be charismatic?

From politics to business, charisma is the 21st-century must-have. But what is it – and can you really turn a shy type into a George Clooney?<p>It is a Tuesday afternoon and I am sitting in the hairdressers, having both my usuals: a short back and sides and a mild attack of awkwardness. Apart from the …

Charisma

14 ways to become a charismatic leader

Anyone can be appointed to a leadership role — that doesn’t make you a leader, though.<p>Real leaders have charisma, that irresistible trait that makes …

Bodyweight Workout: Cycle 2, Week 2, Day 1

<b>The bodyweight workouts require only the space of a yoga mat.</b> This cycle will focus on building up to a one-arm push up over next two 6-week cycles. …