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How Activist Janet Mock Is Fighting To Ensure Trans Rights Don't Regress in 2017

The producer of HBO's The Trans List talks about why it's more vital than ever for transgender people's stories to be heard.

Bringing Virtual Reality To A Population That Needs It For Something More Than Gaming

Virtual reality lets the elderly see the world again. Virtual reality lets the elderly see the world again. You may think of virtual reality as just a new platform for gaming, but a company called Rendever is using it on a different audience: the elderly. Show More Summary

Be A Good Student To Your Mentor And Take Notes, Says This CEO

Taking time to mentor someone is a thoughtful interaction where you can't afford to miss what they say with their valuable time. Pay attention!

Your "Formula For Success" And Fear Of Missing Out Is Holding You Back

Professors and co-authors Bill Burnett and Dave Evans stress how important it is to not dwell on "what-ifs" and focus on where you're at currently.

The Man Who Reduced Homelessness In Utah By 91%

At TEDMED, Lloyd Pendleton explained how he went from not understanding homelessness to helping almost 2,000 people secure housing. At TEDMED, Lloyd Pendleton explained how he went from not understanding homelessness to helping almost 2,000 people secure housing. Show More Summary

Three In Four Workers Say They Still Go To Work When They're Sick

It's not just icky, it's a health hazard. But many employees still don't get paid sick days, leaving them few options. It's not just icky, it's a health hazard. But many employees still don't get paid sick days, leaving them few options. Show More Summary

With Arrival Of Touch Controllers, Oculus Rift Finally Reaches Its Potential

The $199 handheld controllers enable rich experiences that VR users have been craving. Were they worth the wait? The $199 handheld controllers enable rich experiences that VR users have been craving. Were they worth the wait? For fans of the Oculus Rift, waiting has been very much the name of the game. Show More Summary

MIT Research Paves The Way For DIY Drones Of All Shapes And Sizes

Are you ready to build your own unmanned aerial vehicle? With this design tool, you may one day get your chance. Are you ready to build your own unmanned aerial vehicle? With this design tool, you may one day get your chance. If you're...Show More Summary

How Starbucks Can Guarantee Its CEO Transition Succeeds

Howard Schultz has been a formidable and conscientious leader of an $85 billion brand. Transitioning to a new CEO isn't going to be simple. Howard Schultz has been a formidable and conscientious leader of an $85 billion brand. Transitioning to a new CEO isn't going to be simple. Show More Summary

"Bizarre Foods" Host Andrew Zimmern Explains How Travel Helps Rewire His Brain

Vacations have a much bigger impact on your daily life than you may realize, says the Travel Channel star. Vacations have a much bigger impact on your daily life than you may realize, says the Travel Channel star. Andrew Zimmern is one...Show More Summary

The Holiday Survival Guide For Small Business Owners And Freelancers

How to balance work and life over the holidays without going crazy or losing out to a competitor. How to balance work and life over the holidays without going crazy or losing out to a competitor. Shutting off during the holidays can be much harder when you're a small business owner or freelancer. Show More Summary

How To Beat The Top 5 Obstacles Of An Entry-Level Job Search

It's okay if you feel out of your depth at first. Technically, you are. It's okay if you feel out of your depth at first. Technically, you are. Walking. Algebra. Wakeboarding. It's hard to do anything for the first time, but looking for your first full-time job might very well top the list of scariest, most confusing, and daunting endeavors you'll have to face. Read Full Story

Want To Be A Better Speaker? Choose Your Words Less Carefully

Yes, your words matter—just not as much as you think. Yes, your words matter—just not as much as you think. That last speaker you heard probably found a way to say something just right. She was so articulate, you thought. Maybe you left considering your own upcoming speaking opportunity, thinking to yourself, "If only I could choose my words so well... " Read Full Story

The Only Three Networking Emails You Need To Know How To Write

"Hi, you may not remember me, but... " is a lame way to reintroduce yourself. Try this instead. "Hi, you may not remember me, but... " is a lame way to reintroduce yourself. Try this instead. I'm all about being up front when you network. Show More Summary

How To Respond When You're Caught Spacing Out In Meetings

Being called out for not paying attention in a boring meeting can be embarrassing. Instead of getting flustered, try this. Being called out for not paying attention in a boring meeting can be embarrassing. Instead of getting flustered, try this. Show More Summary

From Sharing Great Stories To Bruce Lee's Genius: November's Top Leadership Stories

This month's top stories may help you scrap that lame story from your repertoire and turn to Bruce Lee for career inspiration. This month's top stories may help you scrap that lame story from your repertoire and turn to Bruce Lee for career inspiration. Show More Summary

Four Tips For Following Up When You Need A Response Fast

Can't move forward with an important item until you hear back from somebody? Here's what to do when the clock is ticking. Can't move forward with an important item until you hear back from somebody? Here's what to do when the clock is ticking. Show More Summary

Is Toyota's Tron Lightcycle-Like I-Road The Future Of Urban Car Sharing?

This experimental electric vehicle merges autos and motorcycles into a new, strange beast. This experimental electric vehicle merges autos and motorcycles into a new, strange beast. What may be the next big thing in the global ride-sharing movement is already tooling around on the streets of Grenoble, France. Read Full Story

Five Scientific Reasons Why So Many Productivity Hacks Fail

Stop trying to rewire human behaviors and focus instead on the environments where they play out. Stop trying to rewire human behaviors and focus instead on the environments where they play out. As the chief scientist at a Fortune 25 health care company, it was my job to put behavioral science to good use in the workplace. Show More Summary

Four Rules For Asking Your Mentor's Advice (Not Nagging Them For It)

You could use some wise counsel, and you could use it now. Here's how to get your mentor to weigh in even when they're busy. You could use some wise counsel, and you could use it now. Here's how to get your mentor to weigh in even when they're busy. Show More Summary

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