Sara Khan

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What we're learning about the teenage brain

Adolescence is full of emotional roller coasters, non-stop drama, self-hating, self-loathing, and a hearty dose of self-aggrandizement.<p>But adolescents can do things that change the world — if we arm them with the right tools.<p>Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook before he was even 20. Taylor Swift left …

10 Things Highly Intuitive People Do Differently

Article Written by Carolyn Gregoire, The Huffington Post | Intuition is challenging to define, despite the huge role it plays in our everyday lives. …

5 Ways You're Hydrating Wrong

It's not as straightforward as you might think.<p>Taking in enough fluids seems simple, right? Just drink more water. That will help, sure, but there are probably a few hydration mistakes you're making—without even realizing it. Fix these six missteps to make sure you're getting the H2O you</b> …

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7 Ways to Shower Smarter

Find out the surprising missteps you've been making behind the curtain<p>You spend time showering every. Single. Day. So don't you think you should do it in the smartest way possible? We consulted experts to find out how you can make better use of the minutes you log behind the curtain to get softer …

Easy Crockpot Sriracha Honey Chicken Wings (With Video)

Crock Pot Sriracha Honey Wings are so tender the meat falls off the bone and melts in your mouth. The caramelized sweet and spicy sauce is truly …

Tour a Designer's Tiny Yet Exuberant LA Apartment

<i>Details:</i> Designer: Peter Dunham Source: <i>House Beautiful</i> Photographer: Amy Neunsinger<p>Explore More:<br>• Los Angeles<br>• Small Space<br>• Apartment<br>• Peter …

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Tuesday, December 26<p>I hope that you all had a wonderful Christmas! I am still enjoying the relaxed mood after the hectic past months. Here is a …

Three Ways to Actually Engage Employees

Nobody washes a rental car.<p>People will go the extra mile only if they feel they have ownership. It’s much the same in the workplace. Employees who take ownership of their work — and who feel that what they are doing matters — are far more likely than others to feel engaged on the job.<p>You can have …

Social Entrepreneurship: Is It Right For Your Company?

A new type of corporation is rising in prominence in the United States (US) and globally, the B-corp or Benefits Corporation. At least 24 states currently allow B-corps in the US, including my own state, Connecticut, which recently approved the B-corp form (May 2014).<p><b>What Is a B-Corp?</b><p>Ever since …

Community Involvement is Smart Business for Women Entrepreneurs

<b>By Geri Stengel</b><p>Women who start and grow thriving businesses have an interesting characteristic in common.<p>No, it isn’t an MBA or having a business …

The Impact Generation Has Arrived

Imagine for a minute that you can invest in one of two companies:<p>Both provide lunch to schools. Company A is very large and operates to minimize costs: it uses cheap ingredients and serves processed food that doesn’t spoil. It classifies many of its regular workers as part-time to avoid paying …

Embarrassed by my favorite team: Here’s how we stop buffoonish owners, racist team names and more

<b>Donald Sterling, Daniel Snyder (AP/Mark J. Terrill/Reuters/Sean Gardner)</b><p>In the Donald Sterling and Daniel Snyder era, we need to know if sports teams share our values. Here’s how we do it<p>Larry Platt<p>June 29, 2014 2:00pm (UTC)<p>A few years back, I decided to root for the Los Angeles Clippers as my West …

What's next for impact investing: Definitions, measurement and rising expectations

Impact investing represents a potential additional funding stream for development, but the field is still evolving and those working in it warn we …

B Corp Ambassador — Chanelle Sladics

B Corp Ambassador — Dan Ross

Imran stopped by our office yesterday after 14 months of biking to raise awareness for @charitywater. 23,000 miles, 30 countries and still going! You're incredible, Imran. Thank you for your support.

This is what happened when I drove my Mercedes to pick up food stamps

By Darlena Cunha<p>Sara Bareilles played softly through the surround-sound speakers of my husband’s 2003 Mercedes Kompressor as I sat idling at a light. I’d never been to this church before, but I could see it from where I was, across from an old park, abandoned in the chilly September air. The clouds …

Is Uber Above the Law? Probably Not

Once a spunky little disruptor, Uber has become a juggernaut with a $17 billion valuation—and, accordingly, it is now a hot topic for politicians …

Why You’re Having Trouble Predicting World Cup Outcomes

Soccer aficionados—journalists, fans, and coaches—have been shown to be <b>no more successful</b> at predicting FIFA World Cup outcomes than people with no knowledge of the game, although they’re much more confident of their predictions, say Nikola Erceg and Zvonimir Galić of the University of Zagreb in …

Get Your Brain Unstuck

It’s 10:20 pm — and you’re still at the office. Any moment now, the cleaning crew will arrive and the vacuuming will start and you’ll have to put on your headphones just to hear yourself think. Your wife calls, asking if she should wait up. “Leaving any minute,” you tell her, staring up at an empty …

Ethics for Technologists (and Facebook)

I recently finished writing a book about business experimentation and its future. In retrospect, if I had to write it again, I’d include a section or chapter on ethics.<p>The ongoing explosion of technologically-enabled business opportunities inherently expand the ethical dilemmas, quandaries and …

Janine's Beautiful Baltimore Home

<b>Name:</b> Janine <b><br>Location:</b> Lauraville, Baltimore, Maryland<p>I live with my boyfriend, Michael, in a three story 2200 sq ft 1914 colonial located in the …

The Nest - Home Decorating Ideas, Recipes

The Latest<p>Home Decor<p>Quiz: Which Décor Style Will Make You Feel Right at Home?<p>Destinations<p>6 Places to Go Before You Have Kids<p>Culture + Lifestyle<p>Lauren …

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On GPS Sunday: Can Russia sanctions work? And, America's middle class overtaken

<i>Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN</i><p>On GPS this Sunday: First, Fareed offers his take on inequality in the United States, and why French economist Thomas Piketty's latest work is causing such a stir. For more on his book <i>Capital in the Twenty-First Century</i>, read The …