A BCG vet’s advice for aspiring consultants and future board members
“In particular for women, there seems to be a view that you can’t be both likable and respected. Don’t buy into that.”
10 ways to have a better conversation
When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have conversations -- and that most of us don't converse very well. Celeste Headlee has worked as a radio host for decades, and she knows the ingredients of a great conversation: Honesty, brevity, clarity and a healthy amount of listening. In this insightful talk, she shares 10 useful rules for having better conversations. "Go out, talk to people, listen to people," she says. "And, most importantly, be prepared to be amazed."
How IBM Watson Could Help Identify Patients for Home Care
IBM’s Watson gained fame for beating human Jeopardy! champions at the game, but the cognitive computing platform also could have some winning answers for the U.S. health care system—which cou…
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
What really happens to the plastic you throw away
We’ve all been told that we should recycle plastic bottles and containers. But what actually happens to the plastic if we just throw it away? Emma Bryce traces the life cycles of three different plastic bottles, shedding light on the dangers these disposables present to our world.
The latest theory on how Trump avoided paying taxes on nearly $1 billion
Donald Trump used an aggressive tax strategy to avoid paying taxes on hundreds of millions of dollars in income in the 1990s, according to a new report in the New York Times.
This is what happens when Donald Trump attacks a private citizen on Twitter
Even as president-elect, Trump targets and harasses his critics via the social-media app.
Learn How To Use A DSLR Camera, With This Nifty Web Tool
Photography Mapped is for anyone intimidated by the knobs, dials, and settings on DSLR cameras.
How the nation’s largest owner of TV stations helped Donald Trump’s campaign
Sinclair Broadcast Group’s 173 stations across the country stood out for their positive coverage of the Republican nominee.
The 20 Most Bike-Friendly Cities on the Planet
Investment in bicycle infrastructure is a modern and intelligent move. Many cities get this. Many don't.