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A travel pro’s ‘secret’ for easing into work mode after a long vacation

Remote work makes it easier than ever to take a working vacation — you can travel to a new location, log in during the day and essentially get away without having to use your PTO days. But a lot of people are coming back from these “breaks” even more burned out than when they left. […]

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Business

I talked to 70 parents who raised highly successful kids—here are the 4 hard parenting rules that make them different

What is a parent’s role in raising smart, confident and successful children? What matters? What doesn’t? Though I am the mother of two happy and driven entrepreneurial sons, these are questions I never thought to ask. Looking back, I would have loved to have read stories about how entrepreneurs had grown up — not just […]

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Gaming

Attorney Ditches Profession To Play Call Of Duty – Above the Law

Attorney burnout is all too real a problem. So I’m sure the impulse to leave the profession and follow your bliss is entirely relatable. Maybe you fantasize about your stifled career as a dancer or an artist or even as a professional gamer, but the reality of student loan payments looms large. Well, Scottish attorney […]

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Technology

Here are the 3 top trends for Asia’s start-up scene in 2022, according to Microsoft

For entrepreneurs in Asia, the future seems brighter than ever. More so than elsewhere in the world, Asia “leapfrogged other forms of connectivity” to become so-called “mobile-first,” said Jesus Martin, chief strategy at Microsoft Asia. “And because Asia went mobile-first, mobile became the platform that underpinned innovations and new business models.” Mobile first refers to the strategy […]

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Business

How Olympic speed skater Apolo Ohno learned to conquer his self-doubt

U.S. speed skater Apolo Ohno competes in the 2010 Winter Olympics at Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver, Canada. Jamie Squire | Getty Images Sport | Getty Images When Olympic speed skater Apolo Ohno hung up his skates for good in 2010, finding a path forward wasn’t exactly easy for him. In fact, the eight-time medalist calls […]

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Business

This HR manager took 3 months off with pay to hike in Europe. Here’s why her tech company let her do it

Millions of Americans are quitting their jobs and rethinking what they want when it comes to work and work-life balance. Companies are responding, meeting their employees’ needs in areas like remote work, flexible hours, four-day workweeks, compensation and more. This story is part of a series looking at the “Great Reshuffle” and the shift in […]

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Business

QuickHire founders raised $1.4 million—their best career advice

Deborah Gladney, 34, and Angela Muhwezi-Hall, 32, are part of a small but growing club of million-dollar Black female founders. The sisters are the creators behind QuickHire, a hiring platform that connects workers to service and skilled-trade jobs. In November, QuickHire raised $1.41 million in an oversubscribed round of funding, making Gladney and Muhwezi-Hall the […]