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Film festival moderator booed by audience after asking Michelle Pfeiffer blunt question

A moderator at the Tribeca Film Festival faced boos and derision from the audience after he asked acclaimed actress Michelle Pfeiffer about her …

Tribeca Film Festival

WoW Woman in Wearable Tech | Kathleen McDermott, wearable tech media artist

Wearable Tech

When Companies Make People Choose Between Their Career and Their Spouses’

As the head of a large manufacturing plant at a multinational conglomerate, an executive I’ll call David had proved himself a competent, trustworthy manager. So when the presidency of one of the company’s key businesses unexpectedly became vacant, the CEO sat David down to share the good news that …

Human Resources

Sarah Sellers: the nurse who stunned the world at the Boston Marathon

A previously anonymous 26-year-old nurse is an overnight sensation (and Olympic hopeful) after a fairytale runner-up finish in Boston wrought by talent, perseverance and grit<p>The story was so good it seemed impossible to imagine. A 26-year-old woman with no sponsors or agents, who had run only one …

Marathons

Great Managers Aren’t Born, They’re Trained

More than two million people in the United States will be stepping into leadership roles for the first time over the next few years—and we can only …

Leadership

How to Get People to Accept a Tough Decision

Imagine this: You’re a general manager for a manufacturing company and orders are up. You know you should be celebrating, but instead, you feel gut punched. Your plants are facing severe capacity and material constraints and you know you can’t fill these orders. Now you have to decide which ones to …

Management

India Can Lead In Universal Health Care With Ayurveda

Health is an integral need of every human being on this planet. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), half the world's 7.3 billion …

Health Care

Get Glowing Skin: DIY Ayurvedic Face Wash Recipe

205<p>SHARES<p>It’s been a slow start to spring—frigid temperatures and blustering winds have probably left your skin feeling worn and dull. No more! …

Alternative Medicine

Want To Be More Productive? Here Are The Self-Care Rituals You Need In Your Life

In today’s ultra-busy world, many of us feel like we simply don’t have the time to slow down. Between busy work and home lives, taking time for …

Dry Skin

Local Integrative Pharmacist wins major Award - Princeton, NJ Patch

Integrative Pharmacist Pari Mudiginty is the AAPNA 2018 recipient of the prestigious 'Dharma' Award for Excellence in Promoting Awareness of …

New Jersey

Indian scientists make Ayurvedic drug to cure dengue

Indian scientists have formulated an Ayurvedic drug to cure dengue, claimed to be the first in the world, and the medicine is likely to be available …

Dengue Fever

Four female entrepreneurs who took a unique approach to succeed

Women Entrepreneurs

Why the Most Toxic Employees Aren't the Ones Who Quit

When it comes to employee engagement, ignorance is not bliss. Four ways to keep unhappy employees from becoming toxic.<p>As business leaders, we often worry about former employees badmouthing their business or even stealing from the company on their way out the door, but those aren't the people who …

Employee Engagement

The Power and Responsibility of Designing for Humans

To create solutions that truly enhance people's lives, effectiveness and responsibility have to be part of the equation.<p>Entrepreneurs are problem-solvers at their core. Creating solutions is about adding value and enhancing people's lives. In order to enhance people's lives, solutions have to be …

Academic Research

How Firing 1 Employee Nearly Doubled My Company's Productivity

One of my employees was regularly late to work. Sadly--but not surprisingly--she was late to her own firing, too.<p>Company culture is a strange thing: If you don't proactively work to shape it, it will shape itself. Two years ago, I had an employee who was consistently late to work. Alexandria was an …

Times Square

Why You Need to Let Go of Average Performers

When average and subpar is acceptable, it lowers the output of everyone.<p>You work hard. Your team works hard. You treat people well. People like you. Your company grows.<p>Your worst people "cover their cost."<p>Stop.<p>You're not in business to cover your cost. You're there to make money. You're there to …

Subpar

Can Employers Still Reject Applicants with a Criminal History?

When and how employers may consider criminal convictions continues to be a hot topic, both in California and nationally. Against this backdrop, AB …

Employment

Tackle shitty working conditions with this free human resources service

Unless you're self employed, like I am, sooner or later you're going to need to talk to someone about a Human Resources issue. There might be someone …

The Workplace

Meaningful work shouldn’t be a luxury

There are fundamental gaps in how organizations work with employees which cost the companies in the long run<p>Most discussions of finding meaningfulness in work are held in a vacuum. That is to say, meaning is discussed as though it can only happen between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. But there are many things …

Employee Engagement
Leadership

In a Stunningly Aggressive Email, Elon Musk Gave 5 Brilliant Lessons That Everyone Should Adopt

This wasn't an email suffused with charm. But you can learn a lot from it.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>He's so funny, that Elon Musk.<p>He's so cool, too.<p>He dresses like a 90s rock star and seems to find the time to have a lot …

Tesla

ICRISAT’s top honour for two women scientists

Women scientists Mamta Sharma and Pooja Bhatnagar-Mathur are the joint recipients of Doreen Margaret Mashler Award for 2018, for significant work in …

Pathology

Instead of Trying to ‘Handle’ a Bad Boss, Try Not to Hire One in the First Place

​Many of us have read about how to deal with "bad bosses" in all their different forms—the temperamental, the mercurial, the bullying, the …

Human Resources

How This Husband-and-Wife Team Made Broadway Accessible

Learn how two producers brought a niche interest to the masses.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Did you know that the 2016-2017 Broadway season attendance topped those of the ten professional New York and New Jersey sports teams combined, bringing in a record-setting …

New Jersey

Ever Had a Crush on a Coworker? 31 Percent of Colleagues who Date End up Marrying

Love is in the air ... at the office.<p>Dating at work is complicated. Particularly in the era of #MeToo, it can be nerve-wracking to even consider approaching a coworker (or boss, or subordinate) in a romantic capacity. A lot of companies have policies about intra-office dating, including strongly …

Relationships

Imperial CEO Lamberti Quits After Insulting Female Colleague

Imperial Holdings Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Mark Lamberti quit the South African automotive and logistics company after a court found him guilty …

South Africa

5 Tips for Rocking Entrepreneurial Work-Life Balance

What women need to know to run a company and manage their personal life.<p>Many of us wonder about work-life balance and how to achieve it. And, even imagine rocking entrepreneurial work-life balance. I did a study on work-life balance with women and men. Equally, they wanted more work-life balance, …

Work-life Balance

Resolving Your Self-Doubts Removes a Huge Barrier to Business Success

Female entrepreneurs continue to face challenges that hinder their growth and success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Women entrepreneurs represent some of the best business leaders the world has ever seen. Entrepreneurship, once deemed a man’s world, has slowly …

Entrepreneurship

Female employees at Microsoft are speaking up about unfair workplace treatment

Microsoft’s women employees are speaking up about the company’s culture.<p>It’s such a problem, that some women choose to change departments or leave. …

The Workplace

8 Influential Women Making Headlines in Blockchain

Just because the number of women in technology-related fields has always been dramatically lower than that of men doesn't mean that things will stay that way.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about nine influential women in blockchain who …

Computer Science