Strategy 2020-02-10T14:15:00Z
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7 powerful ways that introverts can uniquely contribute to the workplace

Introverts may sometimes feel left out or overlooked at work, but their reserved nature can actually make them a strong asset in any industry.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-02-10T14:15:00Z
Adrienne Johnston, freelance designer, shares successful email template

Afraid to increase your rates as a freelancer? Here's how one 6-figure presentation designer does it.

Adrienne Johnston started freelancing as a graphic designer in 2018, earning $200,000 her second year. This is how she raised her rates to make more.
Strategy 2020-02-10T14:00:00Z
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Valentine's Day on a budget: These dinner, gift, and date ideas could help you make this special day fun — and affordable — for your special someone

Expensive gifts aren't the only way to show your partner that you care. These Valentine's Day options will make both your partner and wallet happy.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-02-10T13:35:00Z

6 strategies to manage your work and personal life during a divorce so you can regain control and avoid burnout

Splitting from a partner can be both mentally and physically draining, but divorce attorneys say compartmentalizing can help you stay productive.
Strategy 2020-02-09T15:14:00Z

SALARY BREAKDOWN: Here's how much 2019 grads of top MBA programs are bringing in

We've collected our salary breakdowns for top schools like Wharton, Booth, Kellogg, and more to gauge whether the pricey programs are worth it.
Strategy 2020-02-09T15:00:00Z

The simplest yet most effective ways to prevent workplace stress from damaging your relationship, according to a psychotherapist

While going for a brisk walk during your lunch break might sound simple, a little exercise might be all you need to replenish your emotional reserves.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-02-09T15:00:00Z

Inside the work week of a luxury destination wedding planner, who pulled everything together in 5 days and woke up at 1 a.m. to build the venue from scratch

Event planning is hard work — from finding vendors to day-of coordination. One veteran shares how she managed to pull off a wedding in one week.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-09T14:14:00Z

Apple's Swift programming language is headed towards 'world domination' — here's why developers at Uber and Airbnb are placing their bets on it

Apple first launched Swift at its Worldwide Developers Conference in 2014. Since then, it's been embraced by Uber, Airbnb, Lyft, and Square.
Strategy 2020-02-09T13:53:00Z

A day in the life of New York sanitation workers, who get up at 3:30 a.m. to pick up trash in one of the filthiest cities in America

We shadowed two sanitation workers from the New York Department of Sanitation and discovered why it's one of the most dangerous jobs in America.
BI Prime Finance 2020-02-09T13:04:00Z

Up-and-coming financial advisers explain how to use your network to land clients as a newbie and stand out in a fiercely competitive field

We profiled six financial advisers at some of the largest US wealth managers and asked what advice they have for people just getting started.
Tech 2020-02-08T16:48:00Z

Elon Musk said the worst job he's ever had was so dangerous, it put him at risk of getting hyperthermia

Elon Musk said on a podcast that his least favorite job was a short-term position at a lumber mill when he was a teenager.
Strategy 2020-02-08T16:00:00Z

The skills and knowledge you need to succeed in the fastest-growing jobs in America

Active listening, English language skills, and psychology are all important skills and areas of knowledge for these jobs.
Finance 2020-02-08T15:31:00Z

Goldman Sachs is going through a huge transformation under CEO David Solomon. Here's everything you need to know.

The bank has big consumer ambitions and is shedding its old-school image, and a slew of partners have headed for the exits.
Strategy 2020-02-08T15:00:00Z

5 lessons on jealousy and romance that couples can learn from their friends in non-monogamous relationships

Research shows that about 20% of Americans engage in CNM in their lifetimes, and psychologists say it's a case study in effective communication.
Strategy 2020-02-08T14:45:00Z

A journalist interviewed hundreds of people to see what life after 30 looks like in the US. Meet the 30-year-old trying to figure out how far he is from his American Dream.

"I feel like my life is just beginning. A lot more to it. I'm in a better place, more secure in myself," says Joe Tocci, a 30-year-old living in NYC.
Finance 2020-02-08T14:06:27Z

A slew of Goldman Sachs exits; Credit Suisse bonus clawbacks; WeWork's board shakeup

Wall Street Insider is a behind-the-scenes look at the stories dominating banking, business, and big deals.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-08T14:00:00Z

Google can claim rights over code that its employees write for outside projects, and former Googlers say this policy 'could potentially put' other projects at risk

Google has publicly documented rules owning intellectual property that employees create. Former Googlers share their experiences with this policy.
BI Prime Finance 2020-02-08T14:00:00Z

Charles Schwab expects branch closures and job cuts when its TD Ameritrade deal goes through. Here's a look at exactly where the 2 brokerage giants have the most overlap.

Schwab execs have flagged "geographic footprint rationalization" and "workforce overlap" as ways to find billions in cost savings from the mega-deal.
Tech 2020-02-08T12:30:00Z

The most unusual, extravagant ways tech executives like Larry Ellison and Elon Musk have spent their money

They've spent money on everything from a massive chunk of the state of Hawaii to the submarine car from the James Bond film "The Spy Who Loved Me."
BI Prime Finance 2020-02-07T19:46:24Z

Read the full memo Goldman Sachs' top brass just sent to staff announcing 2 heads of the bank's private-investing arm are out as it's gearing up to raise billions

Here's the full internal memo sent on Friday from Goldman CEO David Solomon, President John Waldron, and Chief Financial Officer Stephen Scherr.
Strategy 2020-02-07T18:59:33Z

PRESENTING: The anonymous spreadsheet 700 women (and counting) are filling out with their salaries to close the wage gap in tech

Lizzie Kardon wanted to close the gendered wage gap in tech. So she made a spreadsheet for women to compare salaries with one another.
Strategy 2020-02-07T17:38:00Z

Finland just gave both parents 7 months of parental leave. Here's why it could drastically reduce postpartum depression in the country.

A woman's physical health benefits with another partner at home after childbirth, researchers found.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-02-07T17:23:09Z

Here's how much money you have to make to be in the top 1% in different countries around the world

The income needed to join the top 1% of earners varies greatly from country to country, and the bar is highest in the United Arab Emirates.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-02-07T16:59:00Z

Many women face gender bias on the path to becoming a CEO. Here's why those obstacles?often persist even once they've reached the top.

Men are more likely than women to get jobs that involve profit-and-loss responsibilities, which better positions them to become CEO.
BI Prime Careers 2020-02-07T16:46:00Z

The CEO of Swiss pharma giant Novartis voluntarily gave up $400,000 of his bonus because of a controversy swirling around the world's most expensive drug

Novartis CEO Vas Narasimhan requested a lower bonus because of a data-manipulation controversy involving the gene therapy Zolgensma.
Tech 2020-02-07T16:21:00Z

How billionaire Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk went from getting bullied as a child to becoming one of the most successful and provocative men in tech

As CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, founder of The Boring Company, and cofounder of OpenAI, Elon Musk seems to be everywhere all at once.
BI Prime Finance 2020-02-07T15:24:59Z

Real estate insiders say these are the 15 must-listen podcasts for practical advice, proptech insights, and incisive commentary about the industry

These podcasts range from interviews with real estate executives to how to guides for agents, brokers, and retail investors.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-02-07T15:23:35Z

6 jobs that can earn you a 6-figure salary in the $85 billion cannabis industry

The cannabis industry continues to grow despite hurdles. From director of cultivation to VP of retail, here are some of the best-paying jobs.
Tech 2020-02-07T15:11:00Z

From PewDiePie to Shane Dawson, these are the 26 most popular YouTube stars in the world

From comedians to gamers to vloggers of all kinds, these YouTubers have generally built their followings outside of the control of media giants.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-02-07T14:52:00Z

Melinda Gates explained the simple secret to making her marriage to Bill work — and it holds an important lesson about successful relationships

Melinda Gates said she and Bill share the same values, and relationship experts agree that couples with similar values last longer.
Transportation 2020-02-07T14:46:00Z

Ex-Carnival, Royal Caribbean, and Norwegian Cruise Line workers reveal what it's really like to live at sea

Business Insider spoke with 39 current and former cruise line employees who described what it's like to live and work on a cruise ship.
Strategy 2020-02-07T14:40:00Z

6 conversations about work every successful couple should have

It's important to create boundaries between your personal and professional life, but you should talk to your partner about how work impacts you.
Strategy 2020-02-07T14:30:00Z

I went from intern to VP of human resources at FedEx services. Here are my 4 tips for turning an internship into a dream career.

Landing a great internship is only half the challenge — it's what you do during the internship that can make or break your career path.
Strategy 2020-02-07T14:30:00Z

The founder of the Miss Black USA Pageant on how to stop talking about your goals and actually start achieving them

Focus on small, immediate steps you can take right now, today, with whatever resources you currently have, says founder and mentor Karen Arrington.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-02-07T14:15:00Z

3 freelance web designers making over $100,000 a year dish on how to find clients, market your work, and reach booming success on your own

These self-employed web designers focus on referrals and SEO, among other things, to make anywhere from $150,000 to $500,000 a year.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-02-07T14:00:00Z

I landed a $10,000 gig as a 6-figure freelance writer thanks to this cold email — but the real secret sauce was following up with the client

Jen A. Miller made $135,000 in 2019 freelancing full time. This is the email she sent back in 2017 that helped her make $10,000 last year.
Strategy 2020-02-07T14:00:00Z

Fantasizing about quitting your job is more common than you think. Here's 3 ways to refocus before burning any bridges.

If you're feeling stuck at work, take up a fun hobby or try out a side hustle — it'll give you something new and energizing to look forward to.
Strategy 2020-02-07T13:45:00Z

Breakups are painful, but they can lead to important self-discovery. Here are 4 questions to ask yourself after a heartbreak.

When the dust has settled and you're ready to take a birds-eye view of your breakup, use these questions as a guide for future relationships.
Strategy 2020-02-07T13:45:00Z

PRESENTING: The entrepreneur's ultimate guide to partnering with Amazon so you can make a boatload of money with fewer risks

Amazon invested over $15 billion last year in its third-party seller partnerships. Our guide walks you through how to start selling the platform.
BI Prime Finance 2020-02-07T13:15:00Z

Billionaire Citadel founder Ken Griffin explains why he modeled his firm after Goldman Sachs' analyst program —?and says future leaders can't expect a 9-to-5 lifestyle and a 'great weekend'

The CEO of the $32 billion hedge fund said he is worried corporate America is not putting the same pressure on people right out of college.
BI Prime Finance 2020-02-07T09:37:00Z

Credit Suisse is overhauling its bonus structure for investment bankers and asking them to agree to a new claw-back provision on cash for people that jump ship

Higher-earning employees who leave within three years of receiving a bonus will have to pay back a portion of it.
Strategy 2020-02-06T18:27:00Z

The census count of everyone in America is underway, and it's about to make the US government one of the biggest gig employers in the country

The decennial count of every person living in the US began in late January in the remote Alaskan village of Toksook Bay.
Retail 2020-02-06T16:43:27Z

Chipotle's management practices lead to food safety risks, according to 47 current and past employees

In a report by national unions, 47 Chipotle past and current workers said that pay incentives and ineffective auditing lead to food safety risks.
BI Prime Science 2020-02-06T16:32:00Z

An analysis of 870,000 LinkedIn profiles reveals just how male-dominated the energy industry really is. Four experts told us how to make it more inclusive.

Only a quarter of recent new-hires in the oil and gas industry identify as women, and that's a problem. Here are four things that might help.
Strategy 2020-02-06T15:56:00Z

15 jobs that have practically disappeared since Trump became president

Insurance claims adjusters, toy stores, and newspaper publishers have all seen large drops in employment since January 2017.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-02-06T15:20:00Z

Jeff Bezos credits Amazon's trillion-dollar success to one 'secret sauce' — an 'obsessive compulsive focus' on customers over competitors

The CEO's customer obsession not only led to Amazon Prime, but it also helps the company recruit partnerships amid cloud wars with Microsoft.
Strategy 2020-02-06T15:14:00Z

Having different love languages can cause relationship problems, according to a psychologist. Here's how to use them to strengthen your relationship.

Your love language determines how you communicate with your partner, and how you want your partner to communicate with you.
Strategy 2020-02-06T15:05:00Z

I just left my 6-figure day job to become a full-time freelance writer. Here's how I planned for such a massive career change.

At the end of 2019, Wendy Fox left behind her six-figure senior leadership role at a growing tech company, and now she's a published author.
Tech 2020-02-06T15:03:00Z

Inside the $1,000 underground 'sleeping pods' that a developer wants to build in San Francisco's super crowded housing market

The bunk beds, which are being marketed as "sleeping pods," are the latest alternative living setup that could enter San Francisco's housing market.
Strategy 2020-02-06T14:45:00Z

'Being poor in America is a full-time job': The astronomical cost of banking while poor

Payday lending is a predatory industry that penalizes vulnerable Americans in exchange for huge profits. Here's how we can break this vicious cycle.
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