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Childhood Exposure to Racism Ups Risk of Anxiety, Depression, ADHD

Childhood exposure to racial or ethnic discrimination is linked to higher rates of anxiety, depression and attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder …

Demystifying Business Attire Part II: Women | Inc.com

Many women instinctively understand the power of dressing for success at work. The way you dress speaks volumes about you before saying a word, revealing your judgment, dependability, creativity, priorities, personality and more. The right clothes also provide a confidence boost that enhances your …

Clothing

Why More Executives Should Consider Becoming a CHRO

If you’re a business leader looking for an opportunity to have real impact on your company — and position yourself for the top job — which career path is best? CFO? COO? CMO? What if we told you that the CHRO role might be the best job you could ever have, with real opportunity for reshaping an …

Management

How to React to Biased Comments at Work

Bias at work can be overt and insidious. It can be shocking and enraging. But the subtle “Wait, what just happened?” moments are far more frequent. Take these examples: A client assumes you are in a subordinate role because of your age. A prospective customer only makes eye contact with your white …

Time I

Should I Work for a Big or Small Company?

Know the typical traits for a big business and how they tend to contrast with the experience at a smaller operation.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s impossible to say whether a company of a certain size is inherently better. If you’re considering switching jobs to …

Entrepreneurship

Why You’ll Never Do Your Best Work Alone

Beyoncé knows best.<p>At last week’s Grammy Awards, Beyoncé’s <i>Lemonade</i> lost Album of the Year to Adele’s <i>25</i>, much to her fans’ dismay. This wasn’t the first time that the record, Beyoncé’s sixth studio effort, found itself at the center of an uproar.<p>When it was released on April 23, 2016, <i>Lemonade</i> …

Creativity

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10 Things to Do When You're Feeling Stuck

Did your va-va lose its voom? Your edge its steely sharpness? Boomerang not coming back? Mojo not working its magic?<p>Chances are you’re suffering from …

Productivity

Design Thinking 101

<b>Summary:</b> What is design thinking and why should you care? History and background plus a quick overview and visualization of 6 phases of the design …

Design

10 Reasons Secrecy Is a Bad Idea at Work (Infographic)

Open communication leads to stronger, more nimble organizations.<p>Last week, I suggested that companies would be well advised to stop playing head-games with compensation and just let everyone know what everyone else is making.<p>Needless to say, there wasn't a chorus of "amen" from managers. All too …

Transparency

How Writing To-Do Lists Helps Your Brain (Whether Or Not You Finish Them)

To-do lists get a lot of flack, but the simple act of planning has some psychological and productivity benefits all by itself.<p>For a long time, I resisted to-do lists. I wanted the flexibility. I felt that if I kept a list, it would tie me down to a particular set of tasks. Gradually, though, I came …

Productivity

How the Best Leaders Motivate Their Teams

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i></i> …

Leadership

How to Network Your Way to Success

You often hear that to be successful you must be a networker, and that your connections will do more for you than your resume. There is certainly …

Self-improvement

His stress is not like her stress

Muscles tighten, the heart pounds and nausea takes hold: In the face of sudden stress, men and women respond alike. But when threats, scares or …

Depression

The New Way Women Are Dressing for Work

In buzzy, communal spaces like WeWork, women entrepreneurs are redefining ‘dress for success’<p>By<p>Nandini D’Souza Wolfe<p><b>IT’S BEEN OVER 40</b> years since John T. Molloy’s “Dress for Success” came out in 1975, unleashing the concept of “power-dressing” and legions of big-shouldered blazers on an …

Wall Street

Silicon Valley's gender problem extends beyond pay gap

Microsoft’s chief executive, Satya Nadella, earned infamy for his declaration that women should not bother to ask for raises. Instead, he suggested in October 2014, they should have faith that the system will reward them appropriately. Refraining from asking for a raise, he added, is actually “good …

Silicon Valley

23andMe CEO: I’ll Sleep When We Bring Our Full Test Back To Market

Anne Wojcicki is committed to resuming the personal genomics company’s test for pharmacogenetics and disease risks.<p>Anne Wojcicki is the first to admit that she has tunnel vision. The battle-weary CEO of 23andMe knows exactly where her company needs to be in the next five years.<p>“I will not sleep …

Molecular Biology

The Unexpected Ways Family Issues Are Affecting Your Entire Life

<i>In the third installment of our multipart series (part one and part two), Iyanla Vanzant picks back up with reader Noreen Sumpter, 52. The challenge:</i> …

Positive Thinking

There's a Wrong Way to Daydream—Here's How to Do It Right

Although we don't usually look at it that way, daydreaming is an invaluable tool for "finding out" what we think and feel. Daydreamers are often …

Creativity

The Three Environments That Create Every Employee Experience

I define “employee experience” as an organization creating a place where people want to show up instead of assuming that people need to show up. This shift from “need” to “want” is the fundamental change that organizations around the world are starting to experience. This is why we see so much …

The Workplace

15 Things Therapists Actually Want You To Know

Don't worry, they won't Google you or say hi to you at the bar.<p><i>Therapy can be mysterious and intimidating, especially if you don't know what to expect. So BuzzFeed Health spoke with three psychologists who all have extensive experience with psychotherapy: Stephanie Smith, Ph.D., clinical</i> …

Don’t fall for ISIS’ trap: A French national pleads for tolerance

Islamic extremists are counting on the West to turn on its Muslim population. We can’t give in to religious bigotry<p>When I was still learning English, my mom taught me that the revolutionary songs of France like "La Marseillaise" and "Chant des Partisans" were full of calls for violence and vitriol …

Middle East

Mass graves of women 'too old to be Isil sex slaves' - this is what we're up against

As the world prayed for Paris, more than three thousand miles east another atrocity was being uncovered in Iraq - two mass graves containing the bodies of older Yazidi women. Sophy Ridge explains why we can't ignore them<p>In the desert dust of Sinjar, in north west Iraq, a walking stick lies on the …

British boardrooms are still too white and ethnic diversity is 20 years behind gender diversity

The Board Index 2015, launched on Monday, the number of women chairing FTSE 150 companies has risen by 5 since 2013, taking the total to 7.<p>The findings may be broadly positive, but two of the UK's most senior businesswomen were quick to temper any over-enthusiasm.<p>Speaking to the Financial Times, …

Gender Diversity

Fake it ’til you become it: The science of self-perception

In the 1960s, a psychologist named Martin Seligman was trying to understand the relationship between fear and learning when he stumbled upon an unexpected phenomenon.<p>In the experiment, Seligman gave a group of dogs an electric shock they couldn’t escape. Eventually, they learned to stop trying to …

Self-improvement

3 Spiritual Practices for Anxiety-Packed Moments

Modern life brings more stress than ever, and a natural reaction to stress is anxiety. It's a multidimensional response that originates, physically …

How the Gender Pay Gap Widens as Women Get Promoted

We’ve all heard the figures around the gender pay gap — that women earn 70-something cents on the dollar, depending on the data source you use, compared to men. A lot of what contributes to that gap is the variance in earning potential between the industries and job types that women and men …

Gender