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Premium Strategy 2020-09-25T14:14:04Z
Google's CEO Sundar Pichai

The 5 highest-paid tech and media executives earned an average of more than $116 million each in 2019. We mapped out the career paths they took to the top of some of the biggest companies in the world.

How the CEOs in the S&P 500 tech and communications sectors with the highest reported compensation in 2019 rose to the top.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-25T15:13:00Z
cannabis dispensary customer

California's cannabis market is finally poised to take off — and it serves as a roadmap for entrepreneurs across the country as other states consider legalization

The pandemic has forced cannabis companies to ramp up their digital presence, leading to the state twice experiencing its best sales month in history.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-26T15:51:43Z
David Booth

Billionaire David Booth says focusing on this long-term investing strategy will help you get the returns you're expecting — and the ones you're not

Expecting the unexpected is the only constant in investing, David Booth says. Focus on long-term factors you can control to get the returns you want.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-25T20:45:00Z

13 online directories all entrepreneurs who care about diversity should be checking daily to connect with Black vendors, business partners, and contractors

These sites will help you find any partner you need from IT consultants to photographers, marketers to insurance — and even PPE.
Premium Premium 2020-09-25T19:04:00Z

[SLIDE DECK] Six Figure Side Hustles 2020

Whether you're doing it to pay off student loans or pursue an unfulfilled passion, you may be able to turn your side hustle into a high-paying career.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-25T18:24:00Z

9 simple tweaks to your daily schedule that can improve your relationship and leave you both less stressed

Experts say the "just like me" exercise and the 10-minute rule can bring you closer to your partner — and remind you why you love them.
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14 books every recent graduate should read on building a career and living a fulfilling life

These reads can help ease some of the stress of transitioning from college student to working professional.
Better Capitalism 2020-09-25T18:00:34Z

After apologizing for its record on diversity, Harvard Business School is hiring a chief diversity officer, expanding scholarships, and planning to recruit more Black faculty

Harvard confirmed to Business Insider that need-based scholarships will expand to consider family income background, not just that of applicants.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-09-25T16:54:00Z

Here's how the ultrawealthy got even richer during the pandemic while millions of Americans faced job loss, hunger, and homelessness

Stock market gains over the past 6 months allowed America's wealthiest to get richer, while a growing number of Americans struggle with basic needs.
Strategy 2020-09-25T16:28:38Z

LinkedIn has a new stories feature — but you shouldn't treat it like Instagram

The new tool mimics the more relaxed experience of other, more casual social media outlets, but you should still be careful what you post.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-25T16:11:00Z

3 sex and relationship therapists share their best tips for spicing up a boring marriage in and out of the bedroom

If you're worried about boredom in your marriage, first accept that it's normal. Then get to work planning something exciting.
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Inside the annual event that partners with giants like Google and Apple to increase gender diversity in tech and draws 30,000 attendees from around the globe

This year, the Grace Hopper Celebration is prioritizing working with women who have been laid off or furloughed because of the pandemic.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-17T13:27:00Z

The top 10 Instagram apps all entrepreneurs should be using right now to boost their following and get a boatload of new customers

There are a lot of apps that create, edit, and plan Instagram posts. We asked business owners for the best ones they use and recommend.
Strategy 2020-09-25T14:49:00Z

19 major companies that have announced employees can work remotely long-term

Google has offered employees the option to work remotely until summer 2021 — and it's considering extending that indefinitely.
Strategy 2020-09-25T14:30:00Z

Science-backed ways to become a better leader

Don't waste time on brainstorming meetings. These are changes you can make in the office to increase your team's performance, according to psychologist Richard Wiseman.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-25T14:21:08Z

These are the highest-paying remote jobs in computing that you can do anywhere in the world, and they're all hiring right now

The highest-paying fully remote jobs in the computer & IT sectors include head of product and backend engineer roles, and two pay more than $100,000.
Strategy 2020-09-25T14:12:00Z

Dishoom's founder says everything he learned at business school was wrong. Here's how his quality-over-revenue approach helped Britain's Indian restaurant group explode.

Dishoom's cofounder Shamil Thakrar reveals the four key lessons he has learnt on his journey to success, including prioritising quality over revenue.
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JOB INTERVIEW PREP: Career coaches and recruiters from top companies like Google and Facebook share their best advice for impressing the hiring manager and landing a top job

Here's what you need to know ahead of your interview, including what to wear, how to answer tough questions, composing a thank you note, and more.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-25T12:55:00Z

6 startup accelerators entrepreneurs can apply for right now and attend from anywhere in the world

Founders could win up to $150,000, work with top mentors, and get the tools they need to grow their business — from anywhere in the world.
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Read the pitch deck Alexis Ohanian-backed elder care startup Papa used to raise $18 million for an app that provides 'grandkids on demand'

Papa, whose first funding round was led by by Alexis Ohanian, shared the pitch deck it used to raise $18 million and advice for founders.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-25T11:47:00Z

Read the text message 2 cofounders sent to friends and family that landed $128,000 to kick off their startup's funding round

Cofounder Andrew Luong says he framed the invitation as an investment opportunity, rather than an obligation.
Strategy 2020-09-25T09:52:32Z

Jennifer Jordan to speak at the Business Insider Global Trends Festival 2020 on leadership in the digital age

Jennifer Jordan is a social psychologist who has studied the traits that make effective leaders.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-24T18:21:00Z

6 important tips for interviewers looking to hire top talent from diverse backgrounds, according to HR and D&I leaders

Having "a very limited pool of black talent to recruit from," isn't the problem — telling a Black person they're "articulate" in a job interview is.
Strategy 2020-09-24T18:10:00Z

A cheese company lost two-thirds of its business in the pandemic — but now is thriving by relying on the 'Slow Food' philosophy

Noah's Cheese adheres to the "Slow Food" movement, which emphasizes locally sourced ingredients and short supply chains.
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Top tech companies like Salesforce and Twitter are currently hiring for remote jobs — here's how to land one of these coveted roles

Finding a remote job may take extra effort, but it can be well worth it, especially if you don't live near any of the big tech hub cities.
Strategy 2020-09-24T16:28:31Z

How to identify new revenue streams and successful ventures for your business

There's more than one way for a company to generate revenue, and now's the time for businesses to explore new revenue streams if they hope to endure.
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The smartest candidates always use these 5 resources when prepping for interviews, according to an executive recruiter who's interviewed thousands of applicants.

Show the interviewer that you went beyond reading the company's Wikipedia page — do a deep Google search on the CEO and other leadership.
Education 2020-09-24T15:49:00Z

24 of the most successful Yale alumni of all time

From Hillary and Bill Clinton to Lupita Nyong'o, here are some of the most successful Yale University students of all time.
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PITCH MASTER: The ultimate founder's guide to convincing an investor to fund your startup over Zoom

A founder-turned-VC who secured nearly $125 million for one of his startups gives 7 tips for pitching investors virtually.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-24T14:10:00Z

11 books to read if you want to learn about the future of work

These books explain how the quality of work and work-life balance changed in recent years, and what to expect of the gig economy as it develops.
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3 flexible side gigs perfect for parents looking to make some extra cash from home

Full-time parents told Business Insider that these side gigs have helped them bring in thousands a year in extra income, on their own time.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-24T13:59:00Z

The founder of the popular newsletter Girls' Night In launched an online community that's garnered 4,500 people on the waitlist. Here's how she did it.

Alisha Ramos, whose GNI newsletter has over 170,000 subscribers, pivoted her new offering The Lounge to go digital when the pandemic hit.
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The 10 highest-paying remote jobs in graphic, interactive, and web design that you can do from anywhere in the world, and they're all hiring right now

The 10 highest-paying fully remote jobs in graphic, interactive, and web design include senior product designer and digital product designer roles.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-24T12:30:00Z

MOLDING GREATNESS: Meet 23 career coaches who helped shape leaders into stars at the likes of Goldman Sachs and Google

We asked readers to nominate career coaches who've given them the tools and confidence to revamp their careers. Here are 23 of the most impressive.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-24T12:03:00Z

How one gym owner is finding creative ways to use her equipment and her team's talents to restore a once-thriving business

Franchisee Hollie DiGiorgio shares how a customer-centric strategy is helping her turn the corner on a difficult year.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-23T22:07:18Z

I reviewed 587 resumes in 49 hours to help people impacted by the pandemic. Here are my best tips on how to build a resume that stands out — along with the best examples.

Eugene Hayden has worked at top companies like Google, KPMG, and Boston Consulting Group and has spent years tweaking his own resume.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-23T21:40:00Z

How to get into the MIT Sloan School of Management, the No. 3 business school in the world

With a cohesive story that incorporates MIT's mission, experts said, candidates can land a coveted spot at one of the best business schools globally.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-23T21:32:00Z

Here's what it takes to get into Wharton's MBA program, the No. 2 business school in the world

Landing a spot in Wharton's MBA program, ranked No. 2 in the world, isn't easy — but owning your narrative and communicating clear goals can help.
Premium Advertising 2020-09-23T20:51:00Z

Top marketers who've mastered in-housing at Logitech and Molson Coors give tips on setting up an agency

A new Forrester report recommends that brands bring their media in-house by auditing, starting small, and then scaling.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-23T18:54:48Z

Asking for startup money from friends and family can feel awkward, but the risk is worth the reward. Here's the script that could earn you up to $100,000 in funding.

Raising seed money from your own network can be the best way to get your startup off the ground, but it's different than pitching to the pros.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-23T18:34:00Z

13 books HR executives recommend for managers who want to become better leaders and communicators

This eclectic collection of books will help you become a more thoughtful and influential leader at work.
News 2020-09-23T18:04:00Z

Our ongoing list of how countries are reopening, and which ones remain under lockdown

Most countries, including Spain, Germany, and South Korea, have started relaxing lockdown measures. The results have been mixed.
Strategy 2020-09-23T17:24:29Z

Wells Fargo's CEO apologized for blaming the company's lack of diversity on 'a very limited pool of Black talent.' Here's why that attitude is pervasive and harmful to workers.

The real problem is racist behaviors and practices that ultimately prevent the recruitment and retainment of Black talent, diversity experts said.
Strategy 2020-09-23T16:50:00Z

Read the letter one of Belgium's top virologists sent his children on how they can safely get on with their lives

Calling it a 'dangerously stable' situation, Guido Vanham details how to resume normal activities and why he's optimistic about a vaccine.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-23T16:14:18Z

These 19 remote jobs with 6-figure salaries are all hiring right now

The remote-jobs website FlexJobs released its list of 19 six-figure jobs you can do from home. Some are US-wide, others specific to a state.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-23T15:45:00Z

CONTEST ROUNDUP: The best startup competitions of 2020 for first-time founders to win up to $1 million to grow their business

The next deadline is Oct. 13 for Alibaba's Jumpstarter contest for growing startups with a global focus. Here's how to apply.
Better Capitalism 2020-09-23T15:25:50Z

Racism cost the US economy $16 trillion over the last 2 decades, Citi study finds

The lost GDP is a result of Black Americans earning less than white Americans, having less access to loans, and limited access to higher education.
Strategy 2020-09-23T15:21:00Z

The pandemic could be turning the gig economy white-collar, if this summer's new freelancers are any indication

An Upwork report found that this summer, 24% more people made a recent decision to enter the gig economy than in most years on record.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-23T15:19:29Z

A founding member of 'The Try Guys' with 7.3 million YouTube followers launched a tea company that sold out in less than a day. Here's how he started and managed a successful business during the pandemic.

Zach Kornfeld stuck to a low budget by hiring an independent artist to design his logo and shooting his own photos in his living room.
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