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Three Habits Of Highly Creative People | Inc.com

The legendary writers Truman Capote, William Carlos Williams, and Frank O'Connor walked into a frat house.<p>No, it's not the beginning of a joke but the (incredible) description of a 1960s research study conducted by Frank X. Barron at the University of California, Berkeley, to determine what …

Creativity

5 Practices to Help You Live a Happier, More Present Life

<b>“There is nothing else than now. There is neither yesterday, certainly, nor is there any tomorrow. How old must you be before you know that?” ~</b> …

New York Times

Mindfulness Workouts Are The New Way To Work Your Body And Brain

<i>This article originally appeared in the December 2016 issue of SELF.</i><p>Here are some of the things to love about sweat-drenched, heart-pumping fitness …

Mindfulness

5 Mindful Habits from Yoga That Are Good For Everyday Life, Too

Yoga is an ancient practice that teaches us about our bodies and minds, but you don't have to be an enlightened yogi to practice a few simple truths …

Yoga

Love In Black And White: The Complex Reality Of Multicultural Dating In 2016

Learn how to talk about race with a non-Black partner.<p>Stories about the number of Black women who are single have made headlines for years, and many …

Relationships

A Zen Master Reveals 10 Essential Mindful Habits That Will Make You Much Happier

The only moment that truly exists is the here and now, and that is the key to living life in a mindful way.<p>With the stress of family and career, it …

Google’s head of diversity is leaving the company

Google’s head of diversity, Nancy Lee, is retiring from Google after several years of leading the company’s global diversity and inclusion team, TechCrunch has learned.<p>Lee, who originally joined Google’s legal team back in 2006, has been working on diversity at Google for the last few years. She …

HBCUs
Race & Ethnicity

ASNE Ends Disclosures of Diversity at Individual News Outlets

The American Society of News Editors has ended its longstanding practice of listing the number of journalists of color at individual news …

Journalism

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Numb

8 Dietitians on the 30 Supplements You Need in Your Life

From fish oil to protein powder–see which supplements the experts trust.<p>When it comes to supplements, it's often difficult to decipher which protein powder, Omega-3 oil, multivitamin, etc. to trust. If you've ever felt overwhelmed in the vitamin aisle at Whole Foods, look no further: We asked eight …

Project Implicit

Harvard

Unconscious Bias and the Shortage of Blacks in Top Management of Corporate America.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Although African-Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans represent roughly 30 percent of the …

Facebook's Maxine Williams On Why Sensitivity And Diversity Don't Mix

Last year, when Maxine Williams started her new job as Facebook’s global head of diversity, her first priority wasn’t to eradicate hiring bias or make compensation more fair. It was to have people not turn around and walk the other way when they saw her coming down the hallway. “Diversity had this …

How Software Can Help Move The Needle On Diversity

<i>We asked several participants in the upcoming Techonomy 2014 conference to write an article for us on what they are passionate about right now.</i><p>Even after spending my whole career in tech, I’m still taken aback by each new diversity stat that underscores the systemic and trenchant bias in our …

Break Down That Workplace Gender Bias With These Simple Tips

In August of this year, a study from Michigan State University, demonstrated that when applying for a job in male-dominated field, women have a …

Why tech’s gender gap isn't just a pay gap

In the wake of Satya Nadella’s comments at our Grace Hopper Celebration last month, media, organizations, and individuals alike pounced on the …

To Overcome Unconscious Biases, Raise Your Awareness

12/05/2014

How Mindfulness Can Help Dislodge Unconscious Racial Biases

As the national conversation about racial prejudice -- and its role in deadly police confrontations with unarmed people of color -- continue, one point of analysis has been how to address and reform implicit bias. As Mother Jones writer Chris Mooney explains, we've reached a new race paradox in …

Tips for Rooting Out Hidden Bias

Jennifer Allyn is not someone you’d expect to embrace the notion that a woman’s place is at home. She earned a master’s degree from Harvard Kennedy …

Human Resources

Hacking Tech’s Diversity Problem

When Google, Yahoo, LinkedIn, and Facebook disclosed their woefully low levels of female employment in the summer of 2014, admitting that they had a lot of work to do to improve them, they signaled a shift for the technology industry. It’s remarkable that the sector is finally stepping up to the …

How big is the sexism problem in economics? This article’s co-author is anonymous because of it

The Economist’s recent list of the 25 most influential economists did not include a single woman. Many male former central bankers and regional Federal Reserve Bank governors were included on the list, but the Economist gave itself a special rule to exclude active central bankers, which meant that …

Feminism

How corporate America is tackling unconscious bias

Equality is a worthy goal—but its tough to achieve when unconscious bias so pervades the American workplace.<p>Certainly women have made inroads in …

Pew Research Center

Quantifying Impostor Syndrome: Gender Imbalance along the “Stack”

I went to the MIT Fall Career fair in search of a systems or web backend internship — a job working closer to computer machinery than to a user. Yet, …

Data Science