Strategy

At 52, I took on a second part-time retail job at Lush Cosmetics for extra income and to get out of the house. Here are 5 lessons the experience taught me.

Belinda Clarke is a freelance writer and a director of alumni engagement at Northwestern University. She recently Clarke took on a second part-time job as an employee at a mall Lush store in Skokie, Illinois. Although re-entering retail was intimidating, Clarke says she enjoyed interacting with people again and feeling […]
At 52, I took on a second part-time retail job at Lush Cosmetics for extra income and to get out of the house. Here are 5 lessons the experience taught me.
Strategy

There’s a key different between ‘equity’ and ‘equality’ — and you need to understand it to help dismantle systemic racism in America

Many corporate and government leaders, including President Biden, are talking about racial equity right now. Equity is different from equality. Equality treats everyone the same regardless of need, while equity achieves fairness by treating people differently dependent on need. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Over the past few months, […]
There’s a key different between ‘equity’ and ‘equality’ — and you need to understand it to help dismantle systemic racism in America
Strategy

If your New Year’s resolutions are already slipping, here are 7 ways to get back on track, according to a psychotherapist

Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. If you’re struggling to keep up with your New Year’s goals, Morin suggests reassessing your choices and being more realistic with what you want to achieve. Evaluate your commitment and readiness to change, and […]
If your New Year’s resolutions are already slipping, here are 7 ways to get back on track, according to a psychotherapist
Strategy

Roz Brewer is showing corporate America what it means to be anti-racist

Rosalind “Roz” Brewer is the only Black woman leading a Fortune 500 company right now. Throughout her career, she’s been an outspoken advocate for racial and gender equity. Brewer shows what it means to lead as an anti-racist executive, leadership experts told Insider. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. In […]
Roz Brewer is showing corporate America what it means to be anti-racist
Strategy

I’m a mum influencer who earns up to $12,000 a month through paid sponsorships. Here’s how I grew my income and following while caring for my son.

Manou Oeschger is a social media influencer based in Brentwood, California. When she had her son Liam in 2019, Oeschger pivoted from posting fashion content to sharing mum-related content on Instagram. Now, Oeschger does brand collaborations with baby-food, skin, and hair-care companies that can net her up to $US12,000 a […]
I’m a mum influencer who earns up to $12,000 a month through paid sponsorships. Here’s how I grew my income and following while caring for my son.
Tech

PRESENTING: After a Twitter thread exposed the mistreatment of Black employees at Google, I ended my company’s partnership to connect HBCU students with the tech giant. Here’s why we decided to pull the plug.

Nicole Tinson is a social entrepreneur and founder of HBCU 20×20, an organisation that matches Historically Black Colleges and Universities students and graduates with major companies. Tinson says she recently dropped Google as a HBCU 20×20 partner after a Twitter thread alleging racism and discrimination by a former Google recruiter […]
PRESENTING: After a Twitter thread exposed the mistreatment of Black employees at Google, I ended my company’s partnership to connect HBCU students with the tech giant. Here’s why we decided to pull the plug.
Strategy

Every state raising its minimum wage in 2021

To kick off 2021, 20 states raised their minimum wages. According to a report from the National Employment Law Project, a record-breaking number of jurisdictions are set to increase their minimum wages this year. President-elect Joe Biden’s newly announced stimulus package calls for raising the federal minimum wage to $US15 […]
Every state raising its minimum wage in 2021
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