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Why our 7-year-olds desperately need to learn about feminism

Earlier this year, I sat in a circle of teenage boys and asked them about gender equality. These were nice, seemingly clued-up, boys: they named Rosa Parks and Malala Yousafzai as women they admired. They were aware that women face barriers – one said: “There are the same opportunities, but it will …

Feminism

Focus Matrix helps you focus on the things that matter

<i>This post is brought to you by XwaveSoft.</i><p>“I have two kinds of problems, the urgent and the important,” President Dwight D. Eisenhower reportedly once said. “The urgent are not important, and the important are never urgent.” This idea underpins a way of organizing tasks named for the former general, …

Time Management

How To Create Content Marketing So Powerful It Doesn’t Need A Call-To-Action

For both marketers and small businesses, Hubspot serves as a tremendous resource for creating a robust content marketing program. And if you tie your …

Marketing

The 20 Most Generous Companies of the Fortune 500

<i>By surveying the top 150 companies in the Fortune 500 and collecting data from public documents filed with the IRS and SEC,</i> The Chronicle of …

Why forgiving others will improve your physical, emotional health

Your spouse cheated on you. Your business partner swindled you, or you had a falling out with a friend. When you’re profoundly hurt or betrayed, it …

Positive Thinking

The Top 15 Most Important Fintech Stories of 2015

According to Pitchbook, it looks like 2015 will close with close to $8 billion worth of venture capital invested in financial technology startups. To put that into perspective, there was $4.7 billion worth of fintech investments in 2014. With the recent announcement that Global Payments would …

Morgenthaler

6 Ways Women Are Sabotaging Their Professional Success

Lean in. Work smarter. Find a mentor.<p>When we talk about women advancing in the workplace, the meme is the same: The corporate culture is working …

With new Woburn-based website, there's 'no excuse' not to have female speakers on tech panels - Boston Business Journal

By Sara Castellanos <br>– Technology Editor, Boston Business Journal<p>Jul 16, 2015, 3:28pm EDT<p>A new website called Innovation Women allows event organizers …

International Women’s Forum roundtable connects, elevates female entrepreneurs

<i>Above: Marilyn Johnson addresses attendees of International Women's Forum in Miami. Photo credit: Tabatha Mudra.</i><p>All big businesses start small, and …

Entrepreneurship

12 Rockstar Yogis Who Are Leading The Body-Positive Movement

Women have historically borne the brunt of body shaming by mass media, but the topic of body image is actually universal; encompassing all shapes and …

Yoga

8 Ways Emotionally Intelligent People Deal With Toxic People

Toxic people poison those around them, and gain satisfaction from creating disorganization and a stressful atmosphere.<p>Life is stressful enough for most of us. Allowing a toxic individual to ravage your immediate environment can cause havoc in your mental well-being, which can lead to physical …

Emotional Intelligence

Didn't learn a second language as a kid? No worries. Here's why you might want to learn one anyway.

How I limited screen time by offering my kids unlimited screen time.

As a freelancer who makes her own hours, I’ve learned a few things about personal momentum. I’m a morning person, and my peak productive time is …

Everything you think you know about disciplining kids is wrong

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p><b>Leigh Robinson was</b> out for a lunchtime walk one brisk day during the spring of 2013 …

Parenting

How to Fight Back Against Decreasing Facebook Visibility

For businesses that have invested significant time and effort into cultivating a Facebook following, the recent news about the declining visibility …

53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

MassChallenge, world’s largest startup accelerator, works to diversify

The annual awards ceremony for MassChallenge is one of the biggest nights in Boston’s technology community, when the next generation of promising …

Nonprofits

11 documentaries that will make you smarter about business

From a film on Wal-Mart's business practices to one on aspiring sommeliers, each will simultaneously entertain and educate you about business.

Alexis Ohanian

How American parenting is killing the American marriage

Sometime between when we were children and when we had children of our own, parenthood became a religion in America. As with many religions, complete unthinking devotion is required from its practitioners. Nothing in life is allowed to be more important than our children, and we must never speak a …

Parenting

The Anatomy of a Successful Entrepreneur (Infographic)

Here's what a successful entrepreneur looks like, by the numbers.<p>Some people were just born to be entrepreneurs, it seems.<p>I certainly feel that way. Before starting WordStream, I did consulting to bootstrap the software side of my business. Starting and building businesses is what I was meant to …

Entrepreneurship

3 Ways the Top-Performing B Corps Improve their Impact

There’s one thing all Best for the World honorees have in common: they never stop trying to improve. We asked the top-scoring B Corps what practices …

Exclusive: Meet the World's First Baby Born With an Assist from Stem Cells

Doctors in Canada have begun a new chapter in medical history, delivering the first in a wave of babies expected to be born this summer through a …

How friendship became a tool of the powerful

Corporations and governments have co-opted the idea of the ‘social’ for their own ends. Is there anything we can do about it?<p>Imagine walking into a coffee shop, ordering a cappuccino, and then, to your surprise, being informed that it has already been paid for. Where did this unexpected gift come …

3 Ways That Storytelling Is A Startups Secret Weapon

Storytelling is a tool that small companies can use against their bigger, deeper pocketed competitors.<p>Small businesses, startups, and entrepreneurs …

Artist's Illustrations Remind Us Love Is The Little Things

Love is cooking dinner on a Tuesday night; lazing on a Sunday afternoon; riding bikes through the park. Love is the little things.<p>Korean artist Puuung captures this in illustrations for the "Love is.." series showcased on Grafolio, an online forum featuring works from various artists, and updated …

Ahhh! 6 Ways to Get Better Work-Life Balance

<b>1. Manage yourself.</b><p>Sufficiently managing oneself can be challenging, particularly in getting proper sleep, exercise and nutrition. Self-management is …

Time Management

B Corporations: A New Kind of Company Needing a New Kind of Funding Model

Much has been made of last week's listing of Etsy, the online marketplace for Mums & Pops to sell their wares. The media attention given to Esty was due to the fact that it was just the second B Corporation (www.Bcorporation.net) to go public.<p>B Corps are a new type of company that uses the power of …

Twenty lists every entrepreneur should create

Being a startup founder who is obsessed with my own personal growth, I frequently get sucked into blog posts with titles like "The top 5 traits of all successful entrepreneurs." These articles tend to cite characteristics such as passion, persistence, inspiration, an eye for talent, a data-driven …