Sheryl Sandberg

I Survived The Lowest Point In My Life, And This Is What I Learned

My son died from whooping cough.<p>It was the low point in my life.<p>My personal life spun into deep grief.<p>My wife’s brother had just died a couple years …

Women in Tech

How the computer revolution is deepening America's partisan divide

<b>(CNN) —</b> Add the computer and communications revolution to the list of fundamental changes that are widening the political divide between red and blue America.<p>A revealing new Brookings Institution study shows that the thriving metropolitan areas at the vanguard of the transition to the highly …

Politics

We Can’t Trust Facebook to Regulate Itself

I led Facebook’s efforts to fix privacy problems on its developer platform in advance of its 2012 initial public offering. What I saw from the inside was a company that prioritized data collection from its users over protecting them from abuse. As the world contemplates what to do about Facebook in …

Opinion

5 common Facebook blunders that can damage your brand - MarketWatch

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>More entrepreneurs are tapping into the world’s largest social media network: There are more …

Business

14 Books You Must Read To Get An MBA Education At Home • Money After Graduation

In 2015, I graduated with an MBA in Finance. My course program consisted of 20 classes on Accounting, Marketing, Human Resources, Finance (of …

Women in Tech

Full transcript: PandoDaily CEO Sarah Lacy on Recode Media

Her new book is “The Uterus Is a Feature, Not a Bug.”<p>On this episode of <b>Recode Media with Peter Kafka</b>, PandoDaily CEO Sarah Lacy discusse her new book “The Uterus Is a Feature, Not a Bug.” The longtime journalist also talks about starting her next project — a subscription site called Chairman Mom — …

Emil Michael

Old Trump and old senators means U.S. could get wiped out in tech war

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Steve Bannon

Has Madison Avenue's Gender Diversity Become A Little Too Diverse?

The good news is the ad industry is making strides in gender diversity. The bad news is it has spawned so many concurrent efforts that the movement …

Business

How To Say No Without Feeling Guilty

Saying no to requests for your time and resources is never easy — especially around the holidays. Some people say yes, but silently curse both themselves and the requestor. Others avoid committing, but feel so guilty they may as well have given in.<p>There’s another way to negotiate perceived …

Women in Tech

#MeToo: Thoughts From Da Nang, Vietnam

<i>Da Nang, Vietnam</i><p>I spent last week in Da Nang, Vietnam at the APEC Summit surrounded by powerful, engaging, remarkable women. Several are CEOs of …

Jewish Culture

How Facebook is taking over automotive marketing

Facebook isn't in the business of listing and selling cars. Yet.<p>But it is already allowing consumers to test-drive cars from their couch via its apps.<p>…

Facebook

Still Here

<i>I have some things I need to get off my chest. This is a ramble, but I’m in too much pain to tidy it up. If it’s too rambly, go to the final section</i> …

Feminism

34 Business Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

<i>This article originally ran in Term Sheet, Fortune’s newsletter about deals and dealmakers.</i> <i>Sign up here.</i><p>Alright, here it is: the book list to end all …

Success

How Does She Do It: Amanda Shine and Billur Kazaz of The Setting

Finding the time to craft experiences in your day — from your morning routine to a thoughtful meal — can often take a backseat to city living’s harried pace. And then? There are moments that are far too special to rush. These moments are when the details matter most….and when those in the know call …

Women in Tech

Tech=Icon: Sandy Carter, AWS

“Women in technology is a big focus for me because I want to give back. I’ve dedicated a lot of my career to doing that, to helping women and diverse …

Women in Tech

Empathy Is Crucial To Any Personal Or Professional Relationship -- Here's How To Cultivate It

Have you ever shared a painful or challenging experience with a friend, partner, colleague or boss and instead of feeling heard you left the conversation feeling worse off and misunderstood?<p>In that moment, the person whom you were speaking to was not empathetic. They may not have intentionally …

Entrepreneurship

How A Food Startup Founder Juggles Work & Raising 2 Kids

<i>Being a working mom is hard, and it can often feel like "a day late and a dollar short" is the best case scenario: missed deadlines, forgotten dry</i> …

Parenting

Amazon has launched three quirky, female-led comedy pilots – here's our verdict

Amazon has launched three quirky, female-led comedy pilots – here’s our verdict<p>Like the sound of a TV series featuring Glenn Close as a lurid, …

TV

Momentum builds in U.S. for disclaimers on internet election ads

(Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Thursday kicked off a process that could result in mandatory disclaimers on election ads that appear on social media, a reaction to anonymous, Russia-linked ads on sites such as Facebook ahead of the 2016 U.S. elections.<p>The Federal Election Commission voted 5-0 to …

Women in Tech

Full transcript: Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt on Recode Decode

“If we’re not vigilant about the rights that we have and the privilege we enjoy, we shouldn’t expect to keep them.”<p>On this episode of <b>Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher</b>, Jonathan Greenblatt, the CEO of the Anti-Defamation League, talks about how the century-old nonprofit is evolving to fight …

Mary Meeker

Unconscious Biases Hold Women Back. How Many of Them Do You Believe?

We all want to believe we're completely free of gender bias. If only it were true.<p>Does your workplace have an anti-gender discrimination policy? I bet it does. And yet, all you have to do is look around most companies, most government bodies, most boards, and most venture capital firms to know for …

Gender

I Asked Men’s Rights Activists And A Pickup Artist About The Weinstein Fallout

I need a drink now.<p>WASHINGTON ― Daryush Valizadeh, a blogger known as “Roosh V” who calls himself a “neomasculinist and professional pickup artist,” doesn’t believe sexual harassment exists. He told me so in an email, after I sent questions about the wave of women coming forward to accuse …

Feminism

This 1 Single Tax Change Could Destroy the Startup Ecosystem as We Know It (And It Could Happen Today)

Is the apocalypse coming for Silicon Valley? That could be decided as soon as today.<p>Stock options have long been the driver of top talent within technology-based startups.<p>These startup lottery tickets of sorts have served as the single-biggest asset that young, cash-strapped companies have …

Startups

Sheryl Sandberg is calling BS on your long-held career phobia

It’s miserable to be stuck in one job while daydreaming of another. But we’re often discouraged from making the leap, because the path won’t be clear, the pay might be lower, the move might look—or worse, feel—like a step down.<p>Sheryl Sandberg is calling your bluff on all of it.<p>On a podcast aptly …

Careers

Monetising millennials: what the corporate world thinks it knows about young people

At Sydney’s Millennial 20/20 conference the wifi password is SmashedAvo and the attitude predatory infantilisation<p>Before the opening keynote of the Millennial 20/20 Sydney conference, a man strides up, folds me into a boardroom-firm handshake and gazes deeply into my eyes.<p>His impeccably tailored …

Women in Tech

Meredith, Time Inc restart deal talks with Koch brothers’ support: report

Time Inc is in talks with Meredith Corp again to sell itself in a potential deal backed by billionaire brothers Charles Koch and David Koch, the New York Times reported.<p>The new round of negotiations, helped by the surprise entry of the Kochs, could lead to a quick deal, the paper said.<p>The Koch …

Business

It's time for companies to help employees experiencing domestic violence

Intimate partner violence causes an array of harm to women, children and society at large. Canadian employers lose $77.9 million annually due to the …

Domestic Violence

Did technology kill the truth?

By Tom WheelerWe carry in our pockets and purses the greatest democratizing tool ever developed. Never before has civilization possessed such an …

Journalism

Facebook and Aus government giving free training to regional small businesses

Share Email Comments<p>Facebook and the federal government will provide in-person training for 3,000 small businesses in regional Australia, in what …

Facebook

The Importance of Authentic Communication

Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, talks about the importance of communication in scaling one's own career and business relationships. She recommends …

Leadership