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Hire More Failures to Have an Innovative Team

Innovation and failure are often bedfellows. Many of the great intentions and inventors of our times left behind a trail of failures in the path to their victory. One of the reasons for this is that you can only fail if you try, and any person who tells you they have never failed is either lying or has never taken a big risk. The people who made their mark in any given industry are always those who aren’t afraid to fail which opens up the possibilities of greater success.Now, how does one use th...
Tags: Failure, New York City, Careers, Workplace Culture, Recruiting, Skills, HR, Innovation, Recruitment, Job Interview, Hiring, Recruitment Trends, Hiring Manager, Julie Shenkman, Nexxt, Nexxt.com


Annenberg Foundation teams up with community groups to provide vaccines in Koreatown

Registered nurse Nili Steiner gives the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination to older adults outside the Karsh Family Social Service Center in Los Angeles’ Koreatown neighborhood on Thursday, March 18, 2021. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) A COVID-19 vaccination clinic is held for older adults outside the Karsh Family Social Service Center in Los Angeles’ Koreatown neighborhood on Thursday, March 18, 2021. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) ...
Tags: Health, Business, News, California, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Los Angeles County, Johnson Johnson, LA County, Koreatown, Los Angeles Daily News, Newsom, Los Angeles Fire Department


NZ apple exports set to take $100m hit due to labour shortage

The New Zealand apple and pear industry expects the export share of the gross national crop to be 14 per cent down on 2020, representing a $95-$100 million drop in export earnings.NZ Apples and Pears Inc (NZAPI), the industry association... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz, NZ Apples and Pears Inc


NZ rural property consolidates, dairy farm index lifts - REINZ

The rural property market looks to be consolidating, as prices and the number of sales gain over the three months to February, the Real Estate Institute of NZ (REINZ) says.REINZ data showed there were 129 more farm sales (up 39.2... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Nz, REINZ, Real Estate Institute of NZ REINZ


LA County hosts 100th free drive-thru food giveaway since pandemic began

Sindy Valleba waits in line to pick up food for her extended family of 11 at the Los Angeles County 100th drive-through food distribution with L.A. Regional Food Bank during the coronavirus pandemic outside Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles on Thursday, March 18, 2021. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Los Angeles County Sup. Hilda Solis thanks Mika Yamamoto, regional operations manager of L.A. Parks and Rec., and Gary Gero, who heads all food security strategies ...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Hercules, Food Bank, County, Los Angeles County, Westlake, LA County


Mark Zuckerberg says him 'smoking meats' is his favorite meme about himself

Charles Platiau/Reuters Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed his favorite meme of himself in a Clubhouse chat Thursday. Zuckerberg said a viral 2016 Facebook Live video of him smoking meats is the winner. In the video, Zuckerberg also shared his love for Sweet Baby Ray's barbecue sauce. See more stories on Insider's business page. Mark Zuckerberg has been the subject of countless memes, from a sunscreen-covered ride on his $12,000 electric surfboard to his robotic public speaking...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Entertainment, US, Trends, Memes, Donald Trump, Clubhouse, Facebook Live, Zuckerberg, Josh Constine, Baby Ray, Constine, Tech Insider, Sweet Baby Ray's


Chinese officials suggest the US should handle its own human rights problems and not meddle in China's affairs

US and Chinese officials had a tense first meeting since Biden's inauguration in Anchorage, Alaska. Secretary of State Antony Blinken had a tense first meeting with top Chinese officials in Anchorage, Alaska. Chinese diplomats said the US should focus on issues like Black Lives Matter instead of meddling. Blinken brought up China's actions in Hong Kong and Xinjiang, which Chinese diplomats rebuffed. See more stories on Insider's business page. China has told the US to focus...
Tags: Hong Kong, China, US, Trends, Taiwan, United States, Xi Jinping, Biden, Xinjiang, Black Lives Matter, South, Wang Yi, State, Anchorage, Yang, Antony Blinken


After Trump ban, Twitter is polling users on how to moderate world leaders

Twitter is still dealing with the ramifications of banning Trump, and now it’s asking users for advice on how to go about moderating politicians and world leaders in the future. In particular, the company is looking for public opinion on whether “world leaders should be subject to the same rules as others on Twitter” and about “what type of enforcement is appropriate” when such a figure breaks the rules. In a blog post, the company announced it would run a poll from March 19 to April 12 to “info...
Tags: Startups, Twitter, Insider, Trump, Trump ban Twitter


Transtasman bubble: Air New Zealand plans Auckland to Hobart

Air New Zealand will fly two non-stop services a week between Auckland and Hobart when a two-way transtasman bubble is started.The airline last flew there 23 years ago and said today the city would be its tenth Australian destination.Air... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Hobart, Auckland, Air New Zealand


Next-gen SpaceX Super Heavy rocket shown off in Elon Musk tweet

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has tweeted a photo showing for the first time a stacked Super Heavy rocket, set to become the most powerful launch vehicle ever.
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, News, Trends, Rockets, Starship, Super Heavy


SpaceX’s next-gen Super Heavy rocket shown off in Elon Musk tweet

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has tweeted a photo showing for the first time a stacked Super Heavy rocket, set to become "the most powerful launch vehicle" ever.
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, News, Trends, Rockets, Starship, Super Heavy


This Is How You Tackle Working From Home During Lockdown

Working from home can be tough and it can be challenging to be productive if there are distractions all the time The post This Is How You Tackle Working From Home During Lockdown appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Work From Home, Startups, Remote Work, Others


Facebook is building an instagram app for kids under 13, led by the former head of YouTube Kids

The log of the Instagram app on a smartphone. Photothek/Getty Images Facebook is building an Instagram app for kids under 13, BuzzFeed News reported Thursday. The project will be led by Pavni Diwanji, who previously led YouTube's kid-focused products. Facebook has faced backlash over the safety and mental health impacts of such products. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook-owned Instagram is planning to build a version of its app targeted specifically toward child...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Harassment, UK, Instagram, Privacy, Youtube, US, Trends, Digital Privacy, Facebook Messenger, Cyberbullying, Child Sex Abuse, Youtube Kids, Ftc


Right-Wing 'Troll' Chuck Johnson Claims He Cofounded Facial Recognition Giant Clearview AI

Chuck Johnson, the conservative activist, writer, and founder of several failed web platforms, is known to swim in a cesspool of right-wing drama. The 32-year-old allegedly played a role in former President Trump’s transition team, has connections to Breitbart and Matt Gaetz, and has long enjoyed the role of far-right…Read more...
Tags: Science, Finance, Articles, Peter Thiel, Chuck Johnson, Mass Surveillance, Trump, Breitbart, Richard Spencer, Facial Recognition Software, ClearView, Matt Gaetz, Business Finance, Businesspeople, Richard Schwartz, Clearview AI


Why You Can't Stop Thinking About Something

A common challenge faced by my clients is an inability to stop thinking about something that's obsessing them: An intractable problem in the business. An interaction that went badly in some way. A difficult relationship with a colleague or in their personal life. Or simply the existential risks that accompany leadership in uncertain times. While this is an oversimplication, there are three factors that explain much about why we can't simply "turn off" unwanted thoughts: Emotions Are ...
Tags: Leadership, Happiness, Neuroscience, Daniel Kahneman, Kahneman, Antonio Damasio, Wegner, Nicholas Carr, Richard West, Edbatista, Self-Coaching, Jonathan Evans, Victor Johnston, Keith Stanovich, Joseph LeDoux, Daniel Wegner


US House passes the American Dream and Promise Act, which could put more than 2 million 'dreamers' on path to citizenship

Advocates for immigrants with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court June 15, 2020 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed the American Dream and Promise Act. The bill could place 2.3 million "Dreamers" on a path to citizenship. Federal judges are expected to still challenge the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. See more stories on Insider's business page. On Thursday, the...
Tags: Politics, Senate, Immigration, US, Trends, House, House Of Representatives, Dreamers, U S Supreme Court, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA, Washington DC Chip Somodevilla Getty, Azmi Haroun, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals See, Biden Administration If


Answers to some questions raised by the IRS move of Tax Day 2021 to May 17

This year's annual federal tax return filing deadline has been moved from April 15 to May 17. Yep, for the second consecutive year, our 1040 forms won't have to be in or on their way to Uncle Sam's tax collector until after the traditional deadline. And yes, COVID-19 is the reason, largely because of tax law changes and backlogs related to the pandemic. But many of those who had urged an automatic delay for Tax Day 2021 are not impressed by the IRS action. Sure, we now have a bit more time to f...
Tags: Taxes, Congress, California, Ira, Louisiana, District Of Columbia, Sam, Irs, U S Postal Service, Eastern Time, Texas Oklahoma, Rettig, AICPA, House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee, Colorado Pennsylvania, COVID


Simple Tips To Keep Your Company Motivated

As an employer, you're going to need to take some steps to keep everyone in your company motivated. Here are some tips to help you do that. The post Simple Tips To Keep Your Company Motivated appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Startups, Others, Motivating Employees, Employee Motivation


Top graduate workplaces revealed: Is your company on the list?

The best workplaces for graduates have been revealed - with the tech industry and public service dominating the top spots.New graduates have voted on the most desired list of employers and tech, public service and engineering have... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business


5 Tips for Finding the Right Investor for Your Business

There are plenty of ways that entrepreneurs can obtain more funds, from traditional bank loans to borrowing money from family members or friends, but trying to attract investors is often a good strategy.
Tags: Jobs, Invest, Career Advice


Demand For Lumber Rises As Price Increases, Impacting Homeowners And Homebuilders

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What’s Stopping You From Value Investing Like A Pro?

Looking to invest? With extra cash and an understanding of the stock market, don't be afraid to give value investing a shot.  The post What’s Stopping You From Value Investing Like A Pro? appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Startups, Investing, Others, Value Investing


Facebook Shops: Over 1 Million Active, 250 Million People Interacting Per Month

There are now more than 1 million active Facebook Shops, and over 250 million people are interacting with them every month, according to CEO Mark Zuckerberg. He shared the update during a discussion on Clubhouse Thursday with SignalFire principal investor and head of content Josh Constine, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek and Shopify CEO Tobi L?tke...
Tags: Ecommerce, Mark Zuckerberg, Advertising, Daniel Ek, Social Pro Daily, Facebook Shops, Josh Constine Spotify


Watch: Finance Minister Grant Robertson on Auckland's future growth

Finance Minister Grant Robertson told today's lunch the focus was on the future of the city of Auckland and he'd had a lot of conversations with Mayor Phil Goff which would continue.A small country like New Zealand needed a large... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Auckland, Grant Robertson, Phil Goff


Watch NASA’s mega moon rocket blast its engines in prelaunch test

Watch NASA conduct a full-length test of the core stage of its next-generation Space Launch System rocket destined to take astronauts to the moon.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Moon, Rocket, Artemis


Watch NASA’s mega moon rocket blast its engines in pre-launch test

Watch NASA conduct a full-length test of the core stage of its next-generation Space Launch System rocket destined to take astronauts to the moon.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Moon, Rocket, Artemis


Police Investigating After Yume Gelato Vandalized Again In Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Police are investigating after a Sacramento gelato business was vandalized for the third time. Vandals broke multiple windows at Yume Gelato, an Asian-owned business on Folsom Boulevard, at some point Wednesday night. The owners say this is the third time since last summer that the windows have been broken. Sacramento Police took a report of the incident Thursday and say while they don’t have a known motive, investigators acknowledge what has been happening to Asian American...
Tags: Business, Crime, News, Local, Sacramento, Sacramento Police, Sacramento Police Department, Folsom Boulevard, Sacramento News, Yume Gelato, Mike Janwar, Janwar


Accountant who stole over $100k from employer found guilty of misconduct

A former chartered accountant has been found guilty of misconduct and breaching the profession's code of ethics after she misappropriated $101,806 from her employer.Ciara Marie Britton from Auckland was publicly censured this week... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Ciara Marie Britton


A new coronavirus variant found in France can hide from COVID-19 nasal-swab tests

Waitress Josephine Madinier waits for take-away orders at Miss Banh-Mi restaurant in Paris on February 1, 2021. Kiran Ridley/Getty Images France's health ministry has identified a new coronavirus variant that can evade some tests. So far, that variant doesn't seem to be deadlier or more infectious than other strains. The variant shares some mutations with another variant first found in California. See more stories on Insider's business page. A region of France has been beset by...
Tags: Health, Europe, Science, News, California, France, Trends, South Africa, Paris, Brazil, Brittany, Southern California, Paris France, Ile de France, Aylin Woodward, Coronavirus


The best drawing apps for the iPhone

If the iPhone is the camera you always have in your pocket, it's also your always-available sketchpad. Here are the best drawing apps available for iPhone.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mobile, Trends, Buying Guides, Drawing Apps



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