I intentionally keep tabs on Silicon Valley culture, and in recent weeks, have read announcements that Amazon exec Charlie Kindel and WhatsApp cofounder Jan Koum are both stepping down from their respective roles. While both are excited about the future of the companies they worked so hard to grow, I couldn’t help noticing this: in their announcements, both cite a desire to enjoy their newfound free time.
New research has found a few helpful tips we can use when making financial decisions. When it comes to making decisions about money, many of us go running in the opposite direction. According to science, we do this for a few reasons: because we have too many choices, we're happy to defer the decision to a partner, or we don't feel we have the expertise to make the decision.
When you work in an office, maintaining your healthy lifestyle becomes much more difficult. From the coffee breaks paired with an unhealthy snack to the fact that office jobs are sedentary, work life can make it difficult to get enough exercise and eat well. The infographic below from Gundry MD outlines a few ways you can stay healthy at the office.
Networking is an important part of any career. But it's more than just about meeting new people and adding new contacts to your phone. Networking the right way is about building relationships and providing impactful and positive value for each other. And to do that, you need the right tools and tactics. The infographic below from Network Wise teaches you all about the art and science of networking.
Microsoft has just unveiled a prototype meeting room at the Build developer conference. The company has been working on hardware that will make meetings easier, showing just a glimpse of what is possible in the near future.
The NBA has launched an initiative called Mind Health to help raise awareness of mental health issues. Toronto Raptor's DeMar DeRozan and Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love star in a short PSA, promoting the initiative and describing their own struggles with mental health.