Strategy

Job diary: I’ve been a beekeeper for 4 decades, co-founded an urban bee non-profit, and now I work at a hotel connecting the community through beekeeping

Julia Common, 66, started her beekeeping career four decades ago working at The University of Manitoba, where she first fell in love with honeybees; her bee-related education includes earning her BSc & MSc agriculture, and Bee Master and BCHPA instructor certifications. She co-founded “Hives for Humanity” with her daughter Sarah […]
Job diary: I’ve been a beekeeper for 4 decades, co-founded an urban bee non-profit, and now I work at a hotel connecting the community through beekeeping
News

A Black Lives Matter protester took us behind the scenes and showed us how organisers are protecting themselves from the coronavirus — and the police

Protests have erupted across the US, including New York City, after George Floyd, a Black man, was killed in police custody in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on May 25. Onni Adams is a member of the group, NYC Revolutionaries, that provides masks, water, and other supplies to protesters marching against police brutality. […]
A Black Lives Matter protester took us behind the scenes and showed us how organisers are protecting themselves from the coronavirus — and the police
Strategy

A day in the life of an NYC real estate executive who volunteers as a paramedic and spends his nights working on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic

Real estate executive Bryan Lapidus spends several nights a week driving an ambulance across New York City and caring for patients amid the coronavirus pandemic. Lapidus started volunteering as an EMT 10 years ago and joined the Central Park Medical Unit three years ago. Lapidus told Business Insider that in […]
A day in the life of an NYC real estate executive who volunteers as a paramedic and spends his nights working on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic
Lifestyle

A married couple who both retired at 31 as self-made millionaires had spent years travelling the world — until the pandemic sent them home. Take a look at what life is like for these digital nomads under quarantine.

Kristy Shen and Bryce Leung, a married couple, both retired as self-made millionaires at age 31 to travel the world. They were staying in Chiang Mai, Thailand, when the coronavirus pandemic hit. They have since been riding out the storm in their home base of Toronto. While Shen and Leung […]
A married couple who both retired at 31 as self-made millionaires had spent years travelling the world — until the pandemic sent them home. Take a look at what life is like for these digital nomads under quarantine.
Strategy

An NYC sanitation worker who’s been on the job for 25 years explains the changes he’s seen in the city throughout the pandemic, from lots of cardboard boxes to the loss of human interaction

Sanitation workers have one of the most dangerous jobs in the US, and they have been deemed essential workers throughout the coronavirus pandemic. Around 10,000 people work for the New York Department of Sanitation. Of them, 628 have tested positive for COVID-19, and seven have died, the New York Department […]
An NYC sanitation worker who’s been on the job for 25 years explains the changes he’s seen in the city throughout the pandemic, from lots of cardboard boxes to the loss of human interaction
Strategy

Here’s a look at how a therapist set up his daily schedule and his home office so he can conduct private, sensitive meetings with patients while also raising a young daughter

Since March 16, therapist Mark Loewen has been working from home with his husband Leo and daughter Zoe. Loewen has been the owner and manager of LaunchPad Counseling, a counseling practice in Richmond, Virginia, for six years, where he specialises in parenting, relationships, and LQBTQIA+ issues. Loewen is also a […]
Here’s a look at how a therapist set up his daily schedule and his home office so he can conduct private, sensitive meetings with patients while also raising a young daughter