"I think my principal has his boys club of male teachers," Judy, a public middle-school teacher in New York, told Insider.
Cole Sorenson said he was burned out in university after being forced out of the special-ed track and denied disability accommodations.
Sex-ed policy is decided by states, not the federal government, and has historically supported abstinence-only and anti-LGBTQ programming.
"You're not the DJ, and this isn't your living room. Leave your shoes on, keep your belongings close by your side, and choose the right-sized table."
Callum Williams researched the history of post-pandemic recovery and found that moments of crisis were often followed by social unrest.
Former Nissan COO Dr Andy Palmer argues subscription services for cars make sense in a world where Millennials and Gen Z use them for so much else.
In less than a month, writer Michelle Juergen saw huge changes in her personal relationships and says she owes it to 4 key lessons from the book.
"There's no better promotion for vaccinations than word-by-mouth," said PM Alexander De Croo in a phone interview with author Peter Vanham.
Ballet dancers at the Royal Ballet in London and American Ballet Theater in New York City rely on their chosen shoemaker to get the design perfect.
"Hip hop emerged out of Black voices being suppressed," says filmmaker Josh Otis Miller. "Imagine a world where Black ideas and Black tech businesses get a voice."
"On a typical weekend at 75 Main, we serve between 1,200 and 1,400 people a day and still have a line out the door," says owner Zach Erdem.
"I had one guy who chained the propeller of his boat to the dock in the hopes of causing damage to it, as one last shot at the bank," says Ken Cage.
Marsha Bonner, VP of people and culture at Urban Resource Institute, said "never, ever forgetting where I've come from" is the secret to her success.
Whether you want to go freelance or land a high-paying, full-time job, experts share how to break into various careers with six-digit incomes.
Attending law school is time-consuming and expensive, but if you end up in the right program, it could lead to a fulfilling and successful career.
Nothing bad happens when you put energy into becoming a better leader. Here are the 3 biggest warning signs you might be overdue for improvement.
The food chain says the 4% increase to menu prices is to cover increasing employee wages to $15 an hour. Last year, their CEO got a $24 million raise.
"Creating real change requires diving deeply into a single issue, becoming educated, and taking concrete steps to combat the problem," says Ashish Toshniwal.
Chief people officer Lynne Oldham said Zoom conducts more interviews when hiring virtually to give candidates more of a window into the company.
IBM created a program called "checkpoint" for its employees five years ago, where it sets goals in an agile, iterative manner throughout the year.
Halee Whiting is a hospitality worker who's excited to reconnect with friends. She says cruises require everyone to be respectful and do their part.
The role of CHRO is going to evolve with data, Dane Holmes, CEO and cofounder of HR software firm Eskalera, said during Insider's virtual event.
Insider is taking Juneteenth observed off. This is the email out-of-office message I drafted to explain to my contacts what that meant.
"It sucks, but we all have been through it ... Do not be hurt by it, and do not take it personally, even when it is personal," says the CNN anchor.
Since its beginning, NC IDEA has provided $15 million to entrepreneurs in North Carolina - and plans to provide $3.5 million more this year.
Kathy Vegh Hughes says her customer base isn't farmers but plenty of mothers who have "pets who are a part of the family" and like the benefits of organic food.
Mel Burke cranked out 5,000 words when following V.E. Schwab's routine, but doesn't see herself waking up at 4 a.m. like Haruki Murakami ever again.
"Instead of saying I'm bad at sleep, I now think of myself as getting better at it," Zoe Rosenberg writes after testing out the meditation app.
Bemelmans Bar on the Upper East Side is currently open at 50% capacity, and requires one member of each party to fill out a digital contact tracing form.
"We don't leave anybody behind in Denmark," says Djaffar Shalchi. "I don't see people sleeping in the streets like I see in many other countries."
By setting early deadlines for her work, Alesandra Dubin can recharge every summer Friday afternoon at the movies, with a massage, or on a hike alone.
"It quickly hit me how much I'd missed conversing with strangers," says Katie Nave, who felt anxious about traveling but ultimately is glad she did.
Jen Glantz founded Bridesmaids for Hire and says the art of showcasing your background in a succinct way takes preparation and skill.
Lauren Rivard of LA-based "The Picnic Collective" caters to celebrities and influencers and says her company hosts 30 to 50 picnics or events a week.
Despite loving the idea of the Light Phone 2, Jenni Gritters struggled to send basic texts and couldn't justify the $300 price tag.
"Our grounding thesis is that the best new jobs are created at the forefront of emerging technology," founder and executive director Tom Snyder said.
Ryan Roslansky shares a heartfelt message to new job seekers and what he wishes he'd known at the start of his career.
While I was fascinated by the notion of an audio-only wedding, I did miss those quintessential moments one can only truly experience in real life.
Victor Hwang says entrepreneurial training and support programs from the government will create more jobs and help all communities in America.
"Listening to happy music makes you happy. And when you feel happy, you work better," says Amy Morin.
Believe in yourself even when no one else does and build a supportive team, Floyd Mayweather Jr., who faces YouTuber Logan Paul Sunday, said.
Financial incentives and ongoing mental health support are two big ways bosses can help their younger workers right now, writes Amy Morin.
Apple announced plans to invest $1 billion on a new campus in the Raleigh-Durham area that will create 3,000 tech jobs and strengthen the region.
A long-time tri-state area police officer talks candidly about the pressures of his job and why he's open to the idea of reform.
Melissa Petro says time off allowed her to come back feeling more rested, connected to herself, and appreciative of her family. Here's how she did it.
Keishel Williams and Dominic-Madori Davis attended an exclusive party hosted by behavioral scientist Jon Levy and spoke about their experience afterward.
Bite CEO Lindsay McCormick received two offers from Mark Cuban and Kevin O'Leary, but didn't end up taking either.
Heidi Shierholz says the 'labor shortage' is in reality a wage shortage, and that more people will go back to work if offered a competitive wage.
Dylan Barahona went from earning thousands per month to getting a $400-a-month stipend and free housing but says his mindset is much healthier now.
When Jessie Patterson realized she spent 20% of her year on her phone, she was startled into action. It transformed her health, energy, and happiness.
Cami Galles walked away from a cushy role and took a big bet on herself, and it paid off. Here are her 7 tips for others looking to do the same.
Strong work relationships in person help smooth over rough spots, make teams more productive, and decrease the chances of employees calling in sick.
Frank Ramirez, 27, calls San Antonio "the biggest little city out there" and has seen it grow substantially in terms of infrastructure and innovation.
Now fully vaccinated, Michelle Gross wanted to 'seize the moment' and have an unmasked day of shopping and dining. What she found surprised her.
Sarah Fielding said the company's "satisfying ads" intrigued her, but she had some problems with the app itself.
One freelancer used the Noom app to record her weight and track her food intake during the pandemic. She lost seven pounds in eight months.
After 20 surgeries and thousands of hours of rehab, former real-estate agent and dancer Amy Jordan found a new sense of purpose by sharing her story.
Arizona-based Abby Danis, 24, returned to work last summer, going from making $24 an hour to stay home to $17 an hour as an assistant manager.
Constant busyness can prevent us from being efficient, while a schedule with slack time gives us the flexibility to adapt to any sudden changes.
Allyship shouldn't be approached as a "one-size-fits-all endeavor." The experience of all marginalized groups is not the same.
Anna Wexler was resentful when her first pregnancy impacted her career significantly - but this time around, no one at work even knew.
Leadership expert Harrison Monarth says aligning with team expectations and finding your greater purpose at the company can help ease tension.
Mercedes Bent says the acquisition of wealth through apps is an experiential lifestyle goal for millennials - and it's here to stay.
Coauthored by Gallup's CEO and its chief workplace scientist, a new book explores the role of leaders and managers in creating healthy workplaces.
People are naturally intrigued by powerful stories, and fiction storytelling strategies can help nonfiction writers make their work more engaging.
"You're often a better judge of what is the best and most productive use of your time than your manager or superior," writes Gladwell.
State Attorney General Bob Ferguson says noncompetes help stifle competition and allow employers to keep wages low by limiting workers' job options.
While exuding positivity and organizing therapy sessions and virtual exercise classes for coworkers, Kim Nguyen began to notice something.
An hour-long phone call with a hypnosis expert helped Julie Peck overcome her fear after her mom got COVID-19 and calmly take her son for a haircut.
Any job, especially entry-level positions, can be filled with menial tasks that can cause boredom, say experts Lisa Cohen and Sandra E. Spataro.
Psychological safety is the idea that employees won't be punished or humiliated when they express ideas, ask questions, or bring up concerns.
Professional golfer Hugo Dobson said Augusta has some strict unwritten rules and traditions, but it "kind of adds to the excitement of being there."
Executive staffer Darren Lewis works with big-name celebrities and athletes and says clients "want their home to be run like a six-star hotel."
"The magic happens when you give yourself permission to get out of the weeds," says agency owner Katie Irving.
"Anything that you don't enjoy or feels like a waste of time, you shouldn't be doing. Focus on the work you're great at," says founder Kristina Libby.
Paul Wieseneck says he was able to get full business write-offs for clients who'd recently bought a $90,000 Lexus SUV and a $110,000 Porsche SUV.
An excerpt from Brent Gleeson's book, "Embrace the Suck: The Navy Seal Way to an Extraordinary Life," covers how to grow from your own difficulties.
An entrepreneur who launched a wedding business shares the missteps she regrets, from racking up personal debt to setting prices too low.
From satellite internet, to boosting cell phone signal, to jimmying together some wild antenna rigs, Alex Lockie has seen or tried just about everything.
Economist Mariana Mazzucato says the government "needs to redesign policy away from fixing markets and towards creating and shaping markets."
Computer scientist Jenny Wang says digital tokens can empower young creators to own and sell copies of their work independently and profit directly.
The winter storm highlighted the vulnerability of Texas' power grid. CPS Energy wants to strengthen its energy sources and make them more affordable.
Behavioral scientist Jon Levy says anyone can build trust virtually if they focus on vulnerability, psychological safety, and fostering joint efforts.
UTSA's ScooterLab is equipping the Texas city's electric scooters with sensors to collect data on issues like safety and riders' preferences.
Keenan Laurence kept a big bag of trail mix next to his bed for the times when he was stuck inside during Colorado snowstorms.
Combining tech with the flexibility and adaptability of humans creates a "superhuman enterprise," BCG reports. Here's how to do it right.
Business owner Jen Glantz says to have a pulse on industry trends, outline a business plan, and connect with experts to ask for feedback.
"I want my son to make me a card, which is a painful challenge for single parents - who's going to oversee such a thing?" said one mother.
The car rental company where Jessica Frantzides was an assistant manager was causing her burnout, so she quit and took a job at a local coffee shop.
Anusar Farooqui says we could soon see a "once-in-a-century realignment that wipes out the old thinking" of how the global economy works.
Lynne Allaker says inaccurate or false apartment listings are a longstanding problem in big cities - and that multiple listings for the same unit are a red flag.
Daniel Lubetzky says emphasizing kindness over competition and sticking to its core values is what helped Kind achieve a $5 billion valuation.
Georgia Quinn, Leah Jones, and Catherine Coley come from various finance and tech backgrounds and say nudging their way into the boy's club was hard.
The Texas city wants to make Wi-Fi and tech accessible to anyone and is piloting a smart streetlight program to save energy and collect data.
Nicole Sodoma says divorce rates for couples over 50 may be caused by factors like longer life expectancy and financial independence.
"We no longer had the desire or the ability to splurge on a $30,000 wedding," says Jen Glantz, who cut her guest list from 170 to 10 people.
Valerie Tocci says financial and emotional stresses may cause tension in couples who are now spending the majority of their time together.
Author Elline Lipkin says most full-time adjunct faculty make less than $40,000 a year, leaving them to "essentially self-fund their own labor."
Bridesmaid for Hire founder Jen Glantz says interacting with potential customers on social media can give you valuable insights and feedback.
Meredith Golden says 'vaccinated' will be a must-have detail on dating app bios as more singles emerge from a year in isolation.