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A huge new Stanford and Harvard study proves that US inequality isn’t just about class

For decades, an increasingly loud chorus has claimed that economic inequality is primarily driven by class, with other possible reasons for disparities, such as race, playing a lesser role. They say that it is counterproductive to focus on inequality between races—instead, it is better to consider …

Income Inequality

Google Says These 5 Characteristics Can Make or Break a Successful Team | Inc.com

Google studied 180 teams through its Project Aristotle over two years. They were on a quest to find the common traits among the most successful ones. Going in, they assumed the best teams were comprised of the most skilled people. But that wasn't the case. Instead, they found 5 core characteristics …

Leadership

The 10 London neighbourhoods with the best quality of life

The property search agent Banda Property has just released its Quality of Living Index, ranking the best areas of the city to live in for families and professionals outside of central London.<p>The ranking is based on factors such as the number of nearby parks and green outdoor spaces, transport …

Housing

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SW4 postcode tops poll of the best places to live in London

How much do you love your part of London? If you live in Clapham probably quite a lot. The SW4 postcode topped a poll of the best places to live in …

England

10 Things You Must Do Before Quitting Your Job to Start Your Company

You have a dream but you need a checklist to achieve it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you've decided you're ready to take the plunge, quit your job, and get your own company up and running. You have an amazing business idea you are ready to launch. You're probably …

Small Business

I gave a room in my house to a refugee – now she’s like my sister

Loujean<p>It was when girls started disappearing that my family decided it wasn’t safe for me to stay in Syria any longer. They would be stopped by police at roadblocks and wouldn’t return home. Damascus, where I was born and grew up, is one of the safest cities in Syria but the situation there is …

Middle East

Ten Things Great Leaders Do To Get People On Board With Change

Change isn’t easy. Even change for the better. Great leaders know this and don’t pretend otherwise. Yet they also know that embracing change with the right mindset - one that is open to learning and “unlearning” on-the-go – is paramount to creating an environment where change isn’t just a once in a …

Marriott International

Here’s what life is like for the average family on Earth

Most people on Earth have a decent life: a roof over their head, food and plates to put it on, chairs, toys, pets, and dreams.<p>That's a takeaway from "Dollar Street," a new project that shows photos of homes at different income levels around the world. Created by the Gapminder Foundation, it is …

Spices

The Military-Tested Planning Tool All Business Leaders Need to Try | Inc.com

The United States military is a highly proficient machine that can execute a mission in any corner of the globe. If you were to analyze each successful implementation of this impressive organization you would find at its core a simple planning process, regardless of mission type.<p>And guess what?<p>This …

Project Management

6 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter

The reason these are the best of Netflix's many "brainy" entries is they all share a multifaceted approach — looking at the economics, social, and cultural angles of each problem while also keeping us tied to a single, compelling narrative.<p>Six incredible, stimulating documentaries, all streaming on …

Migrant Workers

Meet the top 100 business visionaries creating value for the world

At Business Insider, we believe capitalism can and should be a force for good. With this inaugural edition of <b>Business Insider 100: The Creators</b>, we are celebrating leaders who embody this spirit.<p>Many rankings focus only on those who have achieved great financial success. Our CEO Henry Blodget sums …

Startups

What to Do When Your To-Do List Is Holding Up Your Team

Tara was a talented senior editor known for her innovative ideas and quality work. Recently, however, she’d become the team bottleneck: Tasks went into her office and never came out.<p>After three warnings she was put on probation. Stumped, her boss called me in to see if I could help. Tara appeared …

Time Management

5 strategies for conquering fear and anxiety, from one of the most successful self-help authors in history

His 1948 book, "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living," deals with tactics for liberating yourself from nagging anxieties that make you less happy and less productive.<p>The book grew out of Carnegie's experiences teaching adult education courses at the YMCA in New York City. Carnegie realized that …

Self-improvement