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The Business Case (and Plan) for Gender Equality

Whitney Wolfe Herd sounded an early alarm on Silicon Valley’s sexist culture in 2014 when she sued her former employer, the dating app Tinder, for discrimination and sexual harassment. Today she’s calling for concrete steps to improve gender inequities in the workplace.<p>By<p>Whitney Wolfe Herd<p>I was 24 …

Gender

The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to the 50+ Best Dumbbell Exercises

All signs point to weightlifting if you want to get strong! Whether you're looking to lose fat, build muscle, increase your metabolism, or increase bone density, strength training with weights is a must. We've compiled a list of the best dumbbell exercises so you can get strong at home or in the …

Workouts

Beginning Exerciser? Start With This Basic Total Body Strength Workout

The basic total body workout targets all the muscles in the body, including the hips, glutes, thighs, chest, back, shoulders, arms and abs. This …

10-Minute Cardio Workout You Can Do at Home

Torch those calories without the treadmill.<p><i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com</i><p>So you want to get your sweat on, but getting to the gym …

These 5 Exercises Are the Secret to Kayla Itsines's Insanely Sculpted Abs

Whether you're a gym newbie or a seasoned regular, chances are you've been in the following (somewhat awkward) situation: you make your way to the floor exercises area of your gym, ready to dominate some core work, but then you're suddenly overwhelmed by all of the options. <i>Do I grab a medicine ball</i> …

Workouts

Facebook changes and what it means for your brand

The hot topic that is burning the mouths of marketers, brands and essentially the entire digital audience is the Zuck’s 2018 revolution that …

4 Industries That Will Dominate Social Media in 2018

Once seen as purely a tool for entertainment, social media has become an indispensable marketing tool for many industries over the past few years, …

27 Ab Workouts to Rock Your Amazing Core — Especially For Women

Hate crunches but want abs? No problem. Love crunches? We do happen to have them here. In fact, there is truly something for <i>everyone</i> in our handy dandy collection of ab workouts, specifically for women. From two-minute Pilates routines to 20-minute oblique sculptors, we're here to help you target …

Diversity's Dividend Darling

At Armonk, New York’s <b>IBM</b>, spreading the gospel of diversity has been a priority during the tenure of chief executive Virginia Rometty. She wasn’t dealt a pretty hand when she took the helm in 2012, but she has played many of her cards well, buying back stock and boosting the dividend.<p>She’s also …

Investing

Teens Are Leaving Facebook in Droves for This Way-Cooler App

Facebook is for olds.<p>Facebook's not cool anymore. Not according to the gatekeepers of all things cool: kids and young adults. An independent study released by research firm eMarketerfound that Facebook will lose 2 million users under the age of 25 this year. The research also found that less than …

Unilever threatens to pull ads from Facebook and Google

<b>Unilever has threatened to withdraw ads from platforms like Google and Facebook if they do not do enough to police extremist and illegal content.</b><p>Unilever said consumer trust in social media is now at a new low.<p>"We cannot have an environment where our consumers don't trust what they see online," …

Digital Advertising

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership [1], fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll provide the workout, you just need to give it your all. This short and sweet circuit targets every single muscle in the body and gets your heart rate …

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership, fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll …

10 Ways To Make People Like You, From 'How To Make Friends And Influence People'

After you graduate college it becomes harder to make friends and connections with people who are not your colleagues. But much of success is about building a network and making friends in your industry, and that involves making people like you. But how do you make friends as an adult? How do you …

Self-improvement

Beyond diversity hiring: How Google's Reena Jana is creating a more inclusive workplace

Reena Jana helps Google hire more women, veterans, minorities and people from the LGBTQ community — both inside the company and out.<p>As more top companies create diversity and inclusion programs, both Apple and Google have hired more women and underrepresented minorities, although the majority of …

Pew Research Center

Why Microsoft Is Ruling The Cloud, IBM Is Matching Amazon, And Google Is $15 Billion Behind

<i>(Note: After an award-winning career in the media business covering the tech industry, Bob Evans was VP of Strategic Communications at SAP in 2011, and Chief Communications Officer at Oracle from 2012 to 2016. He now runs his own firm, Evans Strategic Communications LLC.)</i><p>CLOUD WARS — In a striking …

Fake News

The Best And Funniest Commercials Of Super Bowl 52

Even if you're not a football fan, you can appreciate a good Super Bowl commercial. Companies pay upwards of $5 million dollars for a 30-second spot, so they try to do something special every year. Luckily, most of these companies have a good sense of humor, so people watching the final football …

Advertising

In “Brotopia,” sex parties are the least of Silicon Valley’s problems

Two years ago, Bloomberg TV journalist Emily Chang set out to write a book about gender discrimination in Silicon Valley. It wasn’t specifically prompted by that now-famous post of former Uber engineer Susan Fowler, wherein Fowler calmly recounted the many ways that Uber’s internal controls were …

Trainer to Hollywood's biggest stars Harley Pasternak reveals 8 secrets to the ultimate body transformation

Trainer to the rich and famous Harley Pasternak isn't like other celebrity trainers.<p>You won't see him demanding you spend hours working up a sweat in …

Early Facebook and Google Employees Form Coalition to Fight What They Built

SAN FRANCISCO — A group of Silicon Valley technologists who were early employees at Facebook and Google, alarmed over the ill effects of social networks and smartphones, are banding together to challenge the companies they helped build.<p>The cohort is creating a union of concerned experts called the …

Social Media

WhatsApp Now Has 1.5 Billion Active Users, 200 Million in India

WhatsApp now has 1.5 billion monthly active users (MAUs) who are exchanging nearly 60 billion messages on a single day, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg …

Steve Jobs's Advice on the Only 4 Times You Should Say No Is Brilliant | Inc.com

In the frantic pace of life to do more and be more, we hardly think about the importance of <i>focus.</i><p>That's why, for those free-spirited, creative thinkers and entrepreneurs chasing after their dreams, this prophetic quote by Steve Jobs 21 years ago hits the nail on the head even more so today. Here's …

Time Management

How and Where Diversity Drives Financial Performance

Diversity is both an issue of fairness and, some say, a driver of innovation and performance. To assess the latter claim, we undertook a large, cross-country study into the relationship between multiple aspects of managerial diversity, the presence of enabling conditions such as leadership support …

Teach Students To Use Social Media (The Right Way) And The Possibilities Are Endless

CJ Marple wanted to teach his young students how quickly information can spread on the Internet.<p>So earlier this year, the third-grade science teacher wrote up a tweet with the help of his students, asking for other users to retweet the message, or even reply to the message with their location.<p>The …

Social Media

Want to Land One of the Best Jobs of 2018? Here Are 3 Smart Tips | Inc.com

Glassdoor just released its annual report of the 50 Best Jobs in America for 2018. Data scientist and DevOps engineer took the top two spots. But if you don't have the degree or experience for either of these, fear not! There are plenty of others you can choose from. And if you want to increase the …

Employment

2018 Social Media Trends Report: 10 Key Insights Into the Present and Future of Social Media

Social media is changing at a rapid pace.<p>For example, the content format Stories was introduced on several major social media platforms slightly more …

Chatbots

Social media is making you miserable. Here’s how to delete your accounts.

So long, and thanks for all the Likes.<p>In theory, social media promises to connect you with the world. In practice, it compromises your personal privacy, puts you at risk of online abuse, and makes you unsatisfied and unhappy with your real life. If you're irritated by Twitter or depressed by …

Social Media

These Are the Best Arm-Day Exercises to Get Completely Ripped

From dumbbell to bodyweight, these effective arm-sculpting moves are about to make you stronger and completely change the shape of your upper body. The next time arm day rolls around, include these moves and you'll build and sculpt your muscles — you're sure to notice a difference in the …

Workouts

5 Planks, 10 Minutes: Your Ultimate Abs Workout

[caption id="attachment_59963" align="alignnone" width="620"] <i>Photo: Ryan Kelly / DB10</i>[/caption]With 10 minutes on the clock, holding plank after …

Workouts

This Cardio and Ab Workout From Kayla Itsines Can Be Done in Your Living Room

If you've ever used Instagram, you've probably heard of or seen Australian trainer Kayla Itsines at some point. She created the popular workout program BBG, and her profile is chock-full of useful workouts you can do either at the gym or at home. Kayla is back yet again with another fat-burning …