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The “harmless” snap in a hospital?

March 10, 2016/in News /by Chrysanth Sulzberger In this day and age when technology pervades most aspects of our lives, it has become crucial to find ways to regulate it. Ever since the birth of the iPhone in 2007, hand-held electronics have assumed a dominant position in most aspects of people’s daily tasks. Whether on laptops, tablets or smartphones, personal health management has also gone virtual, and today health-related apps make up 4% of Apple’s App Stor...

Want to Be More Charismatic? 17 Verbal Habits of Highly Likable People

We all know a few people--probably just a few, actually--who win over everyone they meet. Their charisma is hard to quantify, and yet it makes others feel at ease and drawn to them. How do they do it? One of two ways: either they're born with an instinct, or else they study what works best and incorporate those routines into their daily lives. Chief among these habits are the verbal messages that they communicate to others. Here are some of the most i...

This '30 Under 30' Wants The Whole World To Know She's Bipolar

“I’m writing to you because I’m ready to ‘come out’ with a big truth in my life — I live with depression. I know I’m not alone in the entrepreneur world and am really sick of all the stigma that comes with it/all the people who don’t believe they can do what I do because of their own hidden battles.” That’s an excerpt from an email I recently received from 32-year-old Lauren Burke who was recently diagnosed with bipolar II, a mental...

Women Entrepreneurs Fuel Social Change and Economic Growth

For years, women have had to adapt to the male way of doing things, even when starting our businesses. But things are changing! The number of women growing their businesses beyond $1 million has reached a tipping point. An impressive 24% of all businesses have more than 50% ownership by women, according to a report by the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce.   I just finished reading Being Equal Doesn’t Mean Being the Same: Why Behaving Like a Girl Can Change Yo...

Lifestyle Entrepreneurship Is the Ultimate in Work-Life Balance

It’s amazing to think about all the opportunities that are available to entrepreneurs today. In this Information Age, social media and the Internet have created a whole new way of doing business and making more money. The access has taken away many of the traditional gatekeepers. Today, we also get to learn skills and strategies that we can use in the offline world. You can take your knowledge and leverage it for opportunities that wouldn’t have been available even 10 years a...