Living in van millennials. FELJTON-HRVATSKA ŠTAMPA 80-IH I DANAS: Zlatno doba novinarstva i njegova propast. #Vanlife, the Bohemian Social-Media Movement. Emily King and Corey Smith had been dating for five months when they took a trip to Central America, in February, 2012.
Jessica Chastain reveals how she negotiates equal pay. Jessica Chastain is an advocate for gender equality in Hollywood, and has now revealed how she makes sure she gets paid the same as her male counterparts.
The Zero Dark Thirty star told Variety: "I'm not taking jobs anymore where I'm getting paid a quarter of what the male co-star is being paid. Nikki Haley Gets Booed at Women of the World Summit - Stop Expecting Women to Be Nice. In her closing remarks at the Women in the World Summit, host Tina Brown instructed the audience—hundreds of liberal women—to give a special round of applause to United States UN Ambassador Nikki Haley.
Just hours earlier, the audience had booed at Haley for sounding like a mouthpiece for the president and Brown felt like that wasn't very nice. And if women should be anything, it's nice. Try to imagine, for a moment, Haley's administration colleague Secretary of State Rex Tillerson being maligned by a liberal crowd. Do you believe there's any chance the male host of such an event would ever ask the audience for sympathy applause?
No way, no how. "Nastiness comes with good and bad: it really just means that a woman isn't afraid to speak her mind. " Advertisement - Continue Reading Below In the post-Hillary era, woman-on-woman criticism should come as no surprise. Women on the right were also unafraid of bashing Hillary throughout the 2016 presidential campaign. Device-Free Time Is as Important as Work-Life Balance. Executive Summary We carry our phones around everywhere as if they are epi-pens and we all have fatal allergies.
Surveys and polls show it’s a global phenomenon: smartphones usage is on the rise, and no time is sacrosanct. In fact, 1 in 10 of us even admits to using our phones in the bathroom. But being always connected has costs: one survey found that 82% of us say that smartphones have hurt our ability to converse with others, and 89% say their devices have resulted in chronic physical pain. How to Disagree with Someone More Powerful than You. Your boss proposes a new initiative you think won’t work.
Your senior colleague outlines a project timeline you think is unrealistic. Mentor People Who Aren’t Like You. Executive Summary Leaders tend to coach and mentor their “own.”
Even those who believe in the value of diversity naturally invest in the development of the people who are most like them. They see less experienced versions of themselves in these folks, and so they’re inclined to believe in their potential. Of course, this also means that growth and advancement opportunities go disproportionately to those who belong to the demographic or social group that’s already in power.
Simply saying that diversity matters won’t change a thing. Assess Yourself: the CEO Essential Behaviors – CEO Genome. CEO Genome – Data driven insights into what makes successful CEOs. 4 Things That Set Successful CEOs Apart. The chief executive role is a tough one to fill.
From 2000 to 2013, about a quarter of the CEO departures in the Fortune 500 were involuntary, according to the Conference Board. The fallout from these dismissals can be staggering: Forced turnover at the top costs shareholders an estimated $112 billion in lost market value annually, a 2014 PwC study of the world’s 2,500 largest companies showed. Those figures are discouraging for directors who have the hard task of anointing CEOs—and daunting to any leader aspiring to the C-suite. Clearly, many otherwise capable leaders and boards are getting something wrong. The question is, what? In the more than two decades we’ve spent advising boards, investors, and chief executives themselves on CEO transitions, we have seen a fundamental disconnect between what boards think makes for an ideal CEO and what actually leads to high performance.
Yet we’ve been struck by how few of the successful leaders we’ve encountered fit this profile. Time. Whether you’d rather dive into shark-filled waters off the coast of Fiji or hover above the frigid Mirny Airport in Siberia, Google Earth’s new Voyage feature will get you there in an instant — and keep you distracted for hours.
Google revealed a number of new tools Wednesday to help users navigate the virtual globe; a tool called “Voyage” offers a menu of thematic tours, while new “knowledge cards” provide factoids about sites and scenes throughout the world. Upgraded imagery makes flying over the Andes or island hopping at the Mili Atoll more realistic and stunning than ever. Google's editors recommended a few of their favorite routes. Land Art from Above lets users jump from one massive sculpture to another — from Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty in Utah; to the Hartland County Corn Maze in Harrisburg, South Dakota; then on to Northumberlandia, a giant female nude reclining across the English countryside.