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‘I had a crush on my sexy manager’: seven readers on their summers of love

A virtual lockdown date that blossomed, an encounter on a backpackers’ bus and a school trip to Spain – readers share their most memorable summer romancesAfter just one week of living in New York, the city locked down, and a summer of love seemed unlikely. I did go on a series of virtual dates, with around 20 guys over four months; some were funny, kind and smart, and some were a little weird. One or two of them became my friends. Then, I finally got a call from Mr Right on the long weekend of 4...
Tags: Travel, New York, Relationships, Women, Spain, Life and style, Dating, Men, Young People, Michigan

Life lessons: what a doctor learned from death and dying in Covid wards

Emma Goldberg followed doctors when Covid first hit New York. Now, as the Delta variant surges across the US, she retells the story of an ICU physician during the horror of the first waveWe’re playing a song for you,” Dr Luis Seija said softly, gazing at his patient. His voice, muffled by two masks and a face shield, fought to be heard above the noise of the hospital room. There were monitors beeping, alarms ringing, the hum of the negative-pressure machines.“We’re playing this for you,” Dr Seij...
Tags: New York, US, Life and style, Society, US news, Hospitals, Emma Goldberg, Coronavirus, COVID, Luis Seija, Seija

9 dating apps that are perfect for people who are sick of Tinder

Jet Cat Studio/Shutterstock With lockdowns ending, single people are ready to get back into the dating scene. Online dating remains a favorite way to meet people, with over 270 million users globally in 2020. Tinder still dominates the US market, but new apps are winning fans with younger users. See more stories on Insider's business page. As hot vax summer rages on with more people fully vaccinated, Americans feel increasingly comfortable meeting face-to-face to date. Dating apps rem...
Tags: New York, London, Life, US, America, Trends, Features, Paris, League, Dating App, Tech Insider, Bumble Bumble, Tinder Bumble, Matt McNeill Love, Contributors 2019, Happn Happn

Trump says he has no financial interests in Russia. Here's a run-down of the decades his businesses have spent trying make his mark there.

Emin Agalarov, Donald Trump and Aras Agalarov attend the red carpet at Miss Universe Pageant Competition 2013 on November 9, 2013 in Moscow, Russia. Victor Boyko/Getty Images Former President Donald Trump has often claimed he has "nothing to do with Russia," but that's far from the truth. Trump's efforts to lay down his name in the Russian capital stretch back more than 30 years. His most recent attempt to break ground in Moscow was a long process that reportedly lasted well into...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Life, Russia, New York City, US, Trends, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Moscow, Kremlin

The 25 best small and midsize companies for career growth, according to employees

IntelyCare is one of the best companies for career growth, according to employees on Comparably. Courtesy of Comparably Career site Comparably just released its latest ranking: the best companies for career growth. To find the most highly rated companies, Comparably used employee ratings over a 12-month period. Here's the top 25 small and midsize companies for professional development. See more stories on Insider's business page. 25. Grammarly Courtesy of Comparably ...
Tags: New York, Careers, Toronto, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta, Features, Companies, Healthcare, Alexandria, Mixpanel, Career Growth, Wilmington Delaware, Alida, Redwood City

The 25 large companies with the best leadership teams, according to employees

Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Google is one of the companies part of Comparably's best leadership teams ranking. Justin Sullivan: Getty Images Comparably's latest ranking looks at the companies with the best executives and managers. The top companies belong to different industries, from tech to healthcare. Here's the top 25 large companies with the best leadership according to employees. See more stories on Insider's business page. 25. CVS Health Courtesy of Comparab...
Tags: Google, New York, Leadership, Careers, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta, Features, Companies, Cambridge, San Jose, Oakland, Santa Clara, Waltham, Dearborn, Provo

The 25 small and midsize companies with the best leadership teams, according to employees

Mike Allen of Axios welcomes the audience to the Axios News Shapers event on the US education system on February 22, 2019 in Washington, DC. Shannon Finney/Getty Images Comparably just published its annual list of the companies with the best leadership teams. The ranking is based on anonymous employee ratings over a 12-month period. Here's the top 25 small and midsize companies with the best leadership teams. See more stories on Insider's business page. 25. Beiersdorf North Ame...
Tags: New York, Leadership, Boston, Digital, US, Careers, Toronto, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Features, Companies, Healthcare, Cambridge, Oakland, Newton

The 25 best CEOs of large companies, ranked by employees of color

Zoom founder Eric Yuan speaks before the Nasdaq opening bell ceremony on April 18, 2019 in New York City. Kena Betancur/Getty Images Comparably's latest CEO ranking looks at the top-rated CEOs according to employees of color. Four non-white CEOs made the top 10 this year. Here's the most highly rated CEOs of large companies according to employees of color. See more stories on Insider's business page. 25. Aman Bhutani, GoDaddy Aman Bhutani. Courtesy of Comparably ...
Tags: New York, Satya Nadella, Careers, San Francisco, Trends, Diversity, Features, San Jose, Oakland, Santa Clara, Scottsdale, Irvine, Vlad, Cambridge Massachusetts, CEOs, Mike Walsh

The 25 best CEOs of small and midsize companies, ranked by employees of color

Alessio Alionco. Courtesy of Comparably Comparably just published the best CEOs according to employees of color. The ranking uses ratings from a 12-month period to find the best of the best. Here's the top 25 CEOs of small and midsize companies according to employees of color. See more stories on Insider's business page. 25. Ray Grainger, Mavenlink Ray Grainger. Courtesy of Comparably Location: Irvine, CaliforniaIndustry: Computer softwareEmployee quote about the CEO...
Tags: New York, Digital, Careers, Toronto, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Diversity, Features, John, Houston, Oakland, Fyber, Wilmington, Irvine, California City

Kannst du mit OnlyFans reich werden? – Es ist kompliziert

Als Gwen Swinarton während des Studiums ihr erstes ASMR-Video auf YouTube postete, war das ein Geschenk für ihren damaligen Freund. Fünf Jahre später nennt sie sich auf YouTube „Gwen“ oder „Gwen Gwiz“, hat über 500.000 Abonnent:innen auf ihrem ASMR-Haupt-Channel, weitere 210.000 auf ihrem Zweitkanal und fast 100.000 Follower auf Instagram. Über diese Plattformen hat sich Gwen ein eigenes kleines Social-Media-Imperium aufgebaut und verdient zwischen 3.000 bis 10.000 Dollar im Monat (umgerechnet s...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Mit, Welt, Zentrum, Gwen, Seite, Bilder, Arbeit, Kunden, Kopf, Weil, Jahren, Idee, Aufbau

Why Is It So Hard to Learn?

There are at least ten or so reasons that tend to make learning difficult for most of us. Less than 10% of professionals are agile enough learners to quickly process an experience and apply their lessons to new situations. That's a spooky statistic. In today's economy where innovation, skill development  and learning are the only means to circumvent  personal obsolescence, why is the number of agile learners so small? In other words, why is it so hard to learn? Max Bazerman of Harvard  s...
Tags: New York, Learning, Careers, Harvard, Career Development, Career Change, Ericsson, Max Bazerman, Training and Development, Bazerman, Googlize, Harvard Business School Publishing, Feltovich P J Hoffman

The 25 best CEOs of large companies, ranked by female employees

Shantanu Narayen, chairman, president, and CEO of Adobe. Jeff Bottari/Invision for Adobe/AP Images Career site Comparably released its latest ranking of the best CEOs according to female employees. The list is based on female ratings over a 12-month period, starting on June 23, 2020. The following are the top 25 CEOs at companies with more than 500 employees. See more stories on Insider's business page. 25. Anne Wojcicki, 23andMe Anne Wojcicki. Courtesy of Comparably L...
Tags: New York, Satya Nadella, Women, Careers, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta, Features, Rob, San Jose, Ranking, Oakland, Santa Clara, Denver, Anne Wojcicki, Nextdoor

How we met: ‘My flight was delayed, I went to the bar – and found my future wife’

Darragh, 46, and Susan, 44, met in an airport hotel thousands of miles from their homes in the US. They now live in Oregon with their daughter and two dogsIn the summer of 2008, Darragh was travelling home to New York via Heathrow after a holiday in the Balkans. “Everything was delayed,” he remembers. “I was offered a room in a hotel for the night as I couldn’t get back home that day.”He went down to the bar to drown his sorrows. “It was packed with people watching a European Championship quarte...
Tags: New York, Oregon, Relationships, Life and style, Heathrow, Balkans, Susan, Darragh

Lesson Learned: Always be open to learning something new

Real estate agents across the nation share stories of the lessons they’ve learned during their time in the industry. This week: Find out how this award-winning Queens New York real estate agent takes a scholarly approach to the practice of real estate.
Tags: New York, Lifestyle, Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Columns, Queens New York, Lesson Learned, Christy Murdock, New Agent Month, Theme-month-202107, Bianca Colasuonno

‘As a summer fling I proved hard to shake off’: my transatlantic romance

I quit my job for a transatlantic romance and spent June and July getting drunk with my English girlfriend as her friends got hitchedMost transatlantic romances are, out of necessity, brief: a chance meeting, an expensive visit apiece, followed by an eventual admission of defeat. But this one, begun in the winter of 1990 while I was living in New York, wasn’t quite over with. After that second expensive visit, I booked another flight to London for early June. It seemed unlikely that the magazine...
Tags: New York, London, Relationships, Life and style, Dating

The fight to save one of America’s last lesbian bars: ‘We’re like an endangered species’

There are only 21 lesbian bars remaining in the US – a vertiginous drop from 200 in the 1980s. The much-loved Cubbyhole is one of themEveryone at the Cubbyhole has an origin story.Mona Williams was 21, queer, and had been kicked out by their family when they first arrived at the quaint little lesbian bar on a street corner in New York’s West Village. They had Googled “lesbian bars in New York” and found themselves outside the bar a few hours later, alone and not knowing what to expect. Continue ...
Tags: New York, US, America, Life and style, World news, US news, LGBT rights, Mona Williams, West Village They

MAC Business Casual, Syrup, Sellout Lustreglass Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

Business Casual MAC Business Casual Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.1 oz.) is a medium-dark, rusty copper with warm, red undertones and barley-there golden pearl that gave it a soft, luminous sheen. It had medium, buildable pigmentation–up to semi-opaque coverage–that applied evenly and smoothly across my lips. The texture was lightweight, thinner but not clingy, and lightly creamy, which helped it comfortably apply....
Tags: New York, Mac, Beauty, Lipstick, Christine, Maurice, Bobbi Brown, Lip Products, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Jaclyn Cosmetics Isla, Giorgio Armani Redwood, Bobbi Brown Ruby, MAC Cosmetics Ulta Nordstrom Saks, Total Quick Shop, Cle de Peau Water Lily LE

Das sind einige der besten Street-Style-Looks der Pride-Events 2021

Im vergangenen Monat kamen queere Communities auf der ganzen Welt wieder zusammen, um inmitten einer Pandemie, die eine bereits verletzliche Gemeinschaft in Gefahr gebracht hat, zu feiern. Da die Pride-Veranstaltungen im letzten Jahr abgesagt wurden, fühlte sich das diesjährige Comeback notwendiger denn je an.  Extravagante und aufwendige Mode, Schilder mit unterschiedlichen Slogans und T-Shirts mit wichtigen Botschaften erlaubten es während der diesjährigen Pride-Events, ein Gefühl von Normalit...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, New York City, SAN SALVADOR, Schilder, Washington Square Park, Kopf, Zeit, Hause, Monat, Marsch, Hoffnungen, Stolz, Angelica Ross, Roy Rochlin Getty

Podcast #616: A Guide for the Journey to Your True Calling

Editor’s Note: This is a rebroadcast. It originally aired June 2020. One of the most burning questions in life is what it is you’re called to do with it. What is your life’s purpose? What great work are you meant to do? Guidance on this question can come from many sources, and my guest today says that one of the best is the Bhagavad Gita, a text of Hindu scripture thousands of years old. He’s a psychotherapist, yoga teacher, and author of The Great Work of Your Life: A Guide for the Journey t...
Tags: Apple, Podcast, England, New York, Life, Advice, India, New York City, America, Rome, Harvard, West, Canada, United States, South Africa, Paris

Alicia Keys: ‘I’ve always had to be strong’

Alicia Keys reflects on 20 years of stardom, going makeup free and where she gets her ‘grit energy’In 2016, when Alicia Keys released her sixth studio album, Here, she celebrated the launch with a gig in New York’s Times Square. An article written in the Guardian by a journalist who was on the promotional junket described the machinery of her management system at the time, as functioning “like an onion”. A formidable, multi-layer of managers, confidants, coaches, assistants, a personal film crew...
Tags: Music, New York, Makeup, Life and style, Culture, Beauty, Alicia Keys, Keys, Winfrey, Clive Davis, ALICIA, Times Square An

Allison Mack: Hollywood actor with key role in abusive Nxivm sex cult

The Smallville star was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday. How did she fall into the service of such a group?Allison Mack, the actor best known for her starring role in the series Smallville, presented a very different look to the woman who’d arrived at the same Brooklyn courthouse in early 2018 to be arraigned on charges she manipulated women into becoming sexual slaves within the Nxivm self-empowerment group.Back then, she was confident and smartly dressed – the picture of a succ...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, Celebrity, Life and style, World news, US news, Brooklyn, Allison Mack

Khurshedben Naoroji: The singer who preached nonviolence to bandits

In most countries, the life of an elite, sophisticated woman renouncing her career as a classical soprano to preach nonviolence to bandits and kidnappers would merit significant study and attention. Yet in India, the woman in question, Khurshedben Naoroji, is largely unknown. Historian Dinyar Patel recounts her forgotten story. The writer Ramachandra Guha once described the world of Indian biography as “a bare cupboard”. Curiously, most scholars of India eschew writing life stories. A new book, ...
Tags: Europe, New York, Greece, Congress, Life, Germany, India, History, Bbc, Pakistan, Paris, Athens, Mumbai, Peshawar, Bombay, Gujarat

Call of the coast: an Australian stylist’s California dream home

After years in New York, a move to Laguna Beach for a nature-lover was like coming homeMarcus Hay still clearly recalls the moment he decided to move to Laguna Beach in California. He was having lunch with his partner in a restaurant overlooking the ocean. “Everybody looked so happy and the sun was shining,” he says. “We were in our black clothes from New York and stood out like sore thumbs. But we said to ourselves: ‘This could be our future.’ After being in Manhattan for 13 years, I was ready ...
Tags: New York, California, Life and style, Sydney, Homes, Manhattan, Interiors, Williams Sonoma, Laguna Beach

I own 2 Hamptons hot spots that have been booked solid for a month. People will do just about anything to snag a table, from flashing cash to pretending they know me.

Since reopening in June, restaurant owner Zach Erdem says demand in the Hamptons has skyrocketed. Provided by Zach Erdem Zach Erdem is the owner of 75 Main and Blu Mar, two hotspot restaurant and bar destinations in Southampton, New York. His restaurants reopened at full capacity on June 1, and have been booked solid ever since. Here's what it's like running his restaurants post-pandemic, as told to freelance writer Jenny Powers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Reo...
Tags: New York, Restaurants, Careers, Trends, Wealth, Luxury, Manhattan, Miami, Hospitality, Hamptons, The Hamptons, Nordic, Erdem, Jenny Powers, Southampton New York, Reopening

June linkfest

“Controversial terms, from ‘abortion’ to ‘Zionism,’ tend to shut down dialog because they mean different things to different people.” The AllSides Red Blue Dictionary defines these hot-button terms across the political spectrum: “Until we fully understand what a term means to someone else, we don't know the issue and can't effectively communicate.” * I’m enjoying (and learning from) the short essays Susan Orlean publishes on Medium, especially her stories about  the writing craft. Here s...
Tags: Fashion, Politics, New York, Science, Writing, California, Poetry, US, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlantic, New York Times, Linguistics, Contests, Trademark, Core

Lego aims to woo adult superfans with instore ‘storytelling tables’

Feature makes debut in flagship New York shop along with interactive attraction called ‘the Brick Lab’Lego is to create “storytelling tables” at its stores for adult superfans where they can have virtual meetings with set creators and pore over early product designs and prototypes.Adult brick fans, called AFOLs (adult fan of Lego) in Legospeak, are an increasingly important demographic for the Danish toymaker, as – freed from the constraints of pocket money – they spend hundreds of pounds on kit...
Tags: Europe, Business, Toys, New York, Life and style, World news, Retail industry, US news, Lego, Denmark, Legospeak

As COVID Restrictions Are Lifted, Hollywood Insiders Pick Their Favorite Restaurants

As New York and Los Angeles reopen and people are dining out, Variety asked industry insiders to recommend their favorite restaurants. Bon appétit! 1. Steven Canals, Co-creator, “Pose” Providence (5955 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles)  “I just love a tasting menu, and chef Michael Cimarusti is a superb chef. He really cares about the ingredients that […]
Tags: Food, New York, News, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, People News, Variety, George Takei, Our Town, Steven Canals, Michael Cimarusti, Steven Canals Co

Is Lipstick Back for You Yet In a Post-Pandemic Life?

The weather is starting to warm up, Summer is here, and there are a lot, A LOT of people outside. The traffic has returned, the restaurants are buzzing, it feels like everyone wants to be seen in New York. I believe are current numbers are 52% with complete vaccinations and 70% with at least one vaccine. I’m one of the fully vaccinated. Do I feel safer? Mmmm not really….! It’s going to take me a little time to get there. Is lipstick back for me yet? Not quite! I never really stopped w...
Tags: New York, Beauty, Musings of the Day

Dieses Fotoprojekt fragt: Wie ist es, mit Stripper:innen zusammen zu sein?

Chris Buck, ein in New York und Kalifornien lebender Fotograf und Regisseur, hat sich schon immer von der Spannung zwischen Stärke und Verletzlichkeit angezogen gefühlt. In seiner neuesten Serie, dem Buch Gentlemen’s Club, erforscht Buck diese Gegensätzlichkeit innerhalb der Welt der Stripclubs. Über sechs Jahre hinweg hat er 40 Stripper:innen und ihre Partner:innen interviewt. Ursprünglich waren Bucks Fragen einfach und drehten sich darum, ob die Befragten damit einverstanden sind, dass ihr...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Welt, Chris Buck, Bilder, Arbeit, Kalifornien, Wie, Weil, Idee, Weise, Buch, Leser, Paar, Eines

Easy Ways To Survive a Road Trip With a Newborn

Many parents-to-be think that you need to give up your travel dreams with a baby. Diamond and Diamond Lawyers is here today to show you that it’s not the case. Although you have to deal with more stuff than usual (diapers, car seats, and crying), road trips are even more fun if you know what to pack and how to be safe on the road.   Go Step-By-Step Start with short drives in the neighborhood to get the baby used to a longer ride. The infant will gain the stamina of staying in the c...
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