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Business School

Artists’ And Architects’ Brains Work Differently

A new study examines how creatives understand images.<p>Does working in a spatially oriented profession like art or architecture shape the way you think?<p>That was the question that psychology and language researchers at Australian National University, University College London, and Bangor University …

The Brain

From Bad LinkedIn Profiles To Breaking Up Amazon: June’s Top Leadership Stories

This month’s top stories explore what bad LinkedIn profiles have in common and whether Amazon is heading toward a platform monopoly.<p>This month, recruiters share with us what the worst LinkedIn profiles have in common, the possible implications of Amazon’s announcement to acquire Whole Foods, and …

Leadership

5 Internet Companies That Could Be Acquired In The Next 12 Months

2017 has been rife with interesting M&A activity so far, but it’s only half over. These companies could be next.<p>In the first half of 2017, we’ve already seen some compelling acqusitions: Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods, of course, but also Walmart buying Bonobos and Airbnb scooping up Tilt. But we …

Startups

The American Dream Is Fading For Millions Of Freelancers. Portable Benefits Could Save It

Senator Mark R. Warner says the U.S. needs a fresh wave of innovation around how benefits are delivered in the modern workforce. “We’re already behind the curve.”<p><i>This story reflects the views of this author, but not necessarily the editorial position of Fast Company.</i><p>If you’ve taken a sick day, …

U.S. Department of Labor

This Open-Source Kit Lets You Print Out An Aquaponic Garden For Your Kitchen

By relying on local maker labs to distribute its mini garden model, one Barcelona startup is lowering its carbon footprint while getting more people growing their own greens.<p>If you want to try growing part of your lunch inside your kitchen, one option is to drop nearly $200 on a smart garden that …

Aquaponics

Will Writing That E-Book Really Boost Your Business?

Self-published authors share what they wish they’d known from the beginning.<p>If you haven’t written a book yet, you probably know someone who has—particularly if you’re an entrepreneur. A recent industry report found ISBN registrations for self-published titles have grown more than 375% since 2010, …

Publishing

Tech Billionaire Mark Pincus Admits He Was Blindsided By The Backlash To Win The Future

Upon launching their insurgency within the Democratic Party, Pincus and LinkedIn’s Reid Hoffman face tough questions from progressives.<p>Mark Pincus is sitting in a big comfy chair in the giant atrium of game maker Zynga’s San Francisco headquarters—but he’s not sitting comfortably. The company’s …

Silicon Valley

Six Productivity Experts Share How To Actually Get Work Done During The Summer

Here’s your productivity plan to beat the summer slump.<p>Summer isn’t known to be the season for high productivity. Unplanned absences spike, especially on Mondays and Fridays and before holidays. These days off reduce productivity by 36.6%, according to a survey in the Society for Human Resource …

Productivity

This Is How To Get An Impressive Internship Without Moving To A Big City

Sure, most internships at major companies are on the coasts, but this is how you can create your own opportunities right where you are.<p>The summer internship: It’s a rite of passage into the adult world, that transitional phase when one goes from being a student to a professional. Internships now …

Orlando, Florida

This Is What Life Would Be Like In A Family of Social Media Influencers

It would be terrible. But this Canadian satirical TV show depiction has the ring of sad truth.<p><b>WHAT:</b> “Meet the Social Media Influencer Family,” a depressingly accurate video about a family that constantly exploits itself.<p><b>WHO:</b> Long-running satirical CBC show, <i>This Is That</i>.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> Earlier this …

Canadian Humour

Here’s What To Say When The Interviewer Asks, “Do You Have Any Questions For Me?”

No need to feel stuck.<p>Your job hunt’s moving along, and to prepare for your upcoming meeting with the hiring manager, you’re practicing your answers to all of the most common interview questions.<p>But, there’s one that you’re feeling a little stuck on–what are you going to say when the tables turn …

Employment

Does This Photo Prove Amelia Earhart Survived Her Final Flight?

A recently-discovered photograph is turning the mystery surrounding Amelia Earhart’s 1937 disappearance on its head, leading a handful of experts to …

Aviation

Presenting ... The Most Star-Studded Music Videos of All Time

What do <b>Taylor Swift</b>, <b>Katy Perry</b> and <b>Madonna</b> have in common (aside from boasting successful music careers)? They’ve all dreamt up epic star-studded …

Music

This Is How Emotionally Intelligent People Vacation

You’ll be doing some people-watching and self-reflection anyway while you kick back. Why not make it count?<p>Packing your beach bags? Firing up a grill? Now’s the time for leaving work concerns at work and skipping off someplace where you can relax, regenerate, let loose, and just have fun. The idea …

Emotional Intelligence

Here Are 38 Amazing Immigrants Worth Celebrating On Independence Day

A reminder that often it’s the people who come to America that make America great.<p>PayPal cofounder Max Levchin is originally from Ukraine. Forever 21 cofounder Do Won Chang was born in South Korea. And former eBay president-turned-social entrepreneur Jeff Skoll started out in a far-off land called …

July 4th

How to Go from Starving, Side-Hustle Artist to Full-Time, Thriving Artist

Kelsey Humphreys caught up with Jeff Goins in Nashville, Tenn. to talk about his journey from frustrated marketing director to full-time writer, and his latest bestselling book.<p>If you’re not sure what you’re meant to do, but you are sure it’s not what you’re currently doing, you will love Jeff …

Publishing

From $100 Million to Broke to Betting It All on Cryptocurrencies

Rafe Furst has never given up and today is at the forefront of one of the most game-changing technologies the modern world has ever known.<p>Serial entrepreneur, Rafe Furst, is no stranger to pressure. He played poker at the professional level and stared down other pros to win first place at a World …

World Series of Poker

NBA Champion John Salley Talks About the Difference Between Being 'Rich' and Being 'Wealthy.'

Salley discusses younger players' struggle to manage money.<p>NBA superstar and entrepreneur John Salley talks to sports commentator Rob Stone at an exclusive Thuzio Executive Club event in Los Angeles. Salley discusses younger players' struggle to manage money and the difference between being "rich" …

Wealth

20 Wonder Woman Traits of Female Entrepreneurs

How are female entrepreneurs the wonder women of industry disruption and innovation? Let me count the ways…<p>I loved the movie “Wonder Woman” so much that I saw it twice, and I know that before it leaves theatres, I will see it again. With the potential to be included in the top 10 comic book movies …

Entrepreneurship

Why Isn't The Housing Market Booming The Way Experts Expected?

Interest rates are near historic lows and consumer confidence is high, but the market isn't booming. One reason may be mobility: people moving from state to state is half what it was two decades ago.

Real Estate

Trump Puts A Twist On The Meaning Of 'Bully Pulpit'

More than a century ago, President Theodore Roosevelt had a habit of inviting journalists to the White House to share some of his thoughts. In one such chat he coined a phrase that has been part of our political language ever since.<p>"Half a dozen of us were with the President in his library," …

Theodore Roosevelt

This Is The Current State Of The American Workplace

A glimpse of workplace trends on the rise.<p>The world of work is changing pretty rapidly, but one thing has been pretty consistent over the past few years: Workers are feeling optimistic about their prospects. The U.S. economy keeps adding jobs at a healthy clip and unemployment remains at …

The Workplace

This Is What You Should Really Be Learning During Your Internship

Here are six career skills that you can use long after the summer ends.<p>It’s summer internship season, but, beyond gathering a few project credentials, work examples, or industry-related experience, interns should be working on learning other essential skills that will help them in their …

Leadership

How Starbucks, Airbnb, And LinkedIn Are Helping To Develop The Gen Z Workforce

The big brands partnering with Service Year 100 are helping community-minded young people to boost their careers.<p>Service Year Alliance (SYA), the national organization that aims to give young Americans a shot at advancing their careers by doing a year of paid, full-time service, is offering a new …

Millennials

This Is The Key To Finding A Mentor At Every Stage Of Your Career

Your career needs change with your job title.<p>We get it, finding a mentor can be difficult and time-consuming. But when you do find one (or two), they can save you from making costly mistakes that can set you back in your career. Simply put, having a mentor will improve the quality of your decisions …

Leadership

I’ve Raised A Billion In VC Funding—Let Me Help You With That Pitch

LegalZoom CEO John Suh’s secret formula: three compelling points, delivered in 60 seconds or less.<p>I’ve raised around a billion dollars in funding from venture capitalists and have been an angel investor in dozens of companies, so I’m not surprised when founders ask me for pitching advice. Having …

Venture Capital

Can The Blockchain Help Renew Confidence In Government?

In countries where public records can be altered with a bribe and a wink, the permanent record of the blockchain could cut down on corruption and restore faith in institutions.<p>If you own a nice piece of ocean-front property, and I decide I would like that piece of property, and my cousin works in …

Bitcoin

Google Is Still Mostly White Guys, So They Hired A New VP Of Diversity

Google pioneered diversity reporting in 2014 and has invested hundreds of millions in changing the ratio. But their latest report shows they still have a long way to go.<p>Diversity, or lack thereof, is still a hot button issue in tech. Not having a balance of gender, age, race, etc. in any company …

Diversity