William Alexander

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List Measurable Accomplishments on Your Resume, Not Just Responsibilities

Simply listing your past job responsibilities on your resume is about as helpful for a hiring manager as noting you’re proficient in Microsoft Office …

Here’s What It Looks Like Inside the Handmade Sketchbooks of a Well-Traveled Artist

Over the last 13 years, artist José Naranja has been filling pocket-sized notebooks with his own visual diary. By illustrating his daily experiences, …

This Travel Company Is Making The Middle East Accessible Again

There’s always been one place I’ve wanted to go to above all others. Ever since my father showed me the Indiana Jones films at age 10, I’ve …

Geisha Williams Makes History By Becoming First Latina CEO Of A Fortune 500 Company

Former Cuban refugee, 56-year-old Geisha Williams made her dreams come true and is now the head of a major company. Appointed in March 2017, …

WTF: A Woman Was Denied a Second Job Interview For Asking This Question

On March 13, 2017, Taylor Byrnes tweeted screenshots of the response she received from SkiptheDishes after asking about pay and benefits following …

Is Design Thinking Really That Important?

“Design Thinking” (DT) is a term used to encompass the strategies supposedly employed by designers to solve problems and their application in all …

Diversity: Not A Compliance Issue, But A Strategic Issue Of Innovation

Biodiversity: Lessons From Nature How do coral reefs, which cover only 0.1 percent of the surface of the ocean, support over 25 percent of all marine …

A Landslide of Classic Art Is About to Enter the Public Domain

The Great American Novel enters the public domain on January 1, 2019—quite literally. Not the concept, but the book by William Carlos Williams. It …

4 Things Every Leader Should Know Before Starting A Big Data Project

As many as 85% of big data projects fail We were told that "data is the new oil." The Internet of Things combined with the ability to store massive …

Can You Conquer This Brutal CrossFit Workout?

Get ready to get vertical. Sam Orme/CrossFit Virtuosity We're almost done with the CrossFit Open, a five-week competition where athletes compete for …

Ten Things You Must Find Out -- Before You Take The Job

Dear Liz, I’m interviewing for jobs right now. I’m trying to ask as many questions as I can, because I had a bad experience five years ago. I was in …

Put Your Travel Itinerary on Your Phone’s Lock Screen

Every now and then, like when you’re taking a flight, you need to keep looking up the same information on your phone. If that information is static, …

What you learn by giving 200 Senate speeches on climate change

Every week the Senate has been in session since April 2012, one lonely Democratic senator from Rhode Island, Sheldon Whitehouse, has taken to the …

The Best Nonfiction Books of 2018 (So Far)

By looking at the real world around us, we're better equipped to understand ourselves. Courtesy of Publishers While a great novel can be engaging, …

11 Underrated Business Books That Should Be On Your Bookshelf

Looking for a new read? Check out these lesser-known books to level-up your leadership game. As entrepreneurs, we are always searching for something …

Five new science books you should read this month

Seeds, adventures, medicine, and more. A few books to look forward to in March. Deposit Photos There’s a chill in the air, storms on the horizon, and …

7 Entrepreneurs on the Books That Inspire Them

If you're looking for some new reading material, this might be a good place to start. Reading requires focus. It requires time. And, let's be real, …

Five new science books you should read this month

Seeds, adventures, medicine, and more. A few books to look forward to in March. Deposit Photos There’s a chill in the air, storms on the horizon, and …

How a 60-book challenge transformed my finances

Back in college, I read all the time—from textbooks to summer beach reads. But since I’d been hustling in the “real world” for a few years, reading …

The Sci-Fi Classics You Need to Read Before You Die

Space, dystopian futures, robots, technology, aliens . . . what is there not to love about science fiction, a genre that stretches the imagination …

This Tiny Tokyo Apartment Isn't So Bad

There are some things going for it: the building is still new, clean and convenient. Big, however, it’s not. Japan’s ANN News visited the building, …

These Are the Best Audiobooks for Road Trips (or Boring Commutes)

The Vibe: Set in London right after WWII, this novel is about the end of an affair, hence the title—but it's so much more than that. Even William …

Microsoft Pix can add business card info to your contacts

Microsoft's AI-powered camera app Pix just got a new feature. Now you can use it to upload all of the information on a business card into your iPhone …

5 new books not to miss this week, including Chris Bohjalian, Clive Cussler

­ USA TODAY’s Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week. 1. The Flight Attendant by Chris Bohjalian (Doubleday, fiction, on sale …

25 Unique Travel Accessories For Your Next Trip

Vacation planning is kind of like the storm before the calm. Long before you can toss on that high-waisted bikini and post a couple of selfies from …

The Cheapest Places to Stay in Japan

My room for the night at a Shinjuku capsule hotel. I keep telling people that traveling to Japan is way more affordable than they think, especially …

Robinhood's commission-free cryptocurrency trading is live

The zero-fee stock trading app, Robinhood, announced its plan to enable users to buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum last month. Now the company is …

Amazon’s mini rainforest work space spheres are opening today

After seven years of planning and construction, Amazon’s mini rainforest spheres are finally opening in Seattle. “The Spheres,” as they’re known, …

Here's Some Advice for Millennials: Consider Working at a Startup Instead of Launching One

The big buzz around millennials is how entrepreneurial they are. Whether or not they really are more inventive than previous generations can be …