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Navy SEALs share how being a good leadership is all about balance

Military leaders are often portrayed as harsh and demanding in movies and television shows, but Navy SEALs Jocko Willink and Leif Babin say this is a misrepresentation.In their book, "The Dichotomy of Leadership," Willink and Babin say being a good leader in both the military and the workplace requires balance.Watch the video above to learn about the misconceptions many people have about leadership and how you can be a better leader in your field.Movies and TV shows often portray military leader...
Tags: Video, Hbo, Leadership, Navy, Trends, Strategy, Military, Brothers, Navy SEAL, Jocko, JOCKO WILLINK, Leif, Babin, Dick Winters, Leif Babin, Willink


Former Pinterest whistleblower Ifeoma Ozoma talks about why confidentiality agreements harm tech workers

Ifeoma Ozoma Adria Malcolm Former Pinterest employee Ifeoma Ozoma has become a leading face in the effort to prevent nondisclosure and non-disparagement agreements from silencing workers from discussing instance of workplace misconduct, such as harassment and discrimination. After Ozoma went public last year with allegations of racism and discrimination that she said she experienced at Pinterest, she has repeatedly broken her own NDA by speaking about her experience. Ozoma sat down for a Q&...
Tags: Apple, Google, Startups, New York, Enterprise, Media, Pinterest, Law, California, Senate, Trends, Silicon Valley, Whistleblower, Expensify, David Barrett, San Francisco CA


'You're all f---ed' up': Trump exploded after his officials warned against using military troops to end George Floyd protests, book says

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper, left, President Donald Trump, center, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Mark Milley, right, wait for a meeting with senior military leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House on October 7, 2019. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images Milley and Esper spoke against Trump using troops to blunt the Floyd protests, per a new book. Trump was intrigued with the idea of invoking the Insurrection Act, according to the book. During the early d...
Tags: Politics, Minneapolis, Washington Post, White House, Defense, US, Trends, Military, New York Times, John, Interior Department, Donald Trump, Esper, Trump, Mike Pence, Abraham Lincoln


Stimulus checks totaling almost $800 million went to incarcerated people, IRS records show

IRS documents were obtained by American Crossroads. Andrew Harnik/AP Photo About 560,000 incarcerated people received $783.5 million in stimulus payments, Fox News reported. The payments followed debates in congress and courtrooms over payments to incarcerated people. In October, a federal judge ruled that excluding such individuals was "arbitrary and capricious." See more stories on Insider's business page. People incarcerated in US prisons received $783.5 million in stimulus payments...
Tags: Politics, News, Prison, Law, Congress, California, Finance, US, Trends, Economy, Treasury, Fox News, US District Court, Stimulus, Irs, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration


Massive fields of new nuclear missile silos may be China's answer to rivals with a lot more nukes

China's new DF-41 ICBMs were showcased as road-mobile missiles, but China may be planning to put them in the ground. AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein Experts have identified what appear to be hundreds of new missile silos under construction in China. It is assumed that these silos will house the new DF-41 intercontinental ballistic missiles. Silos are vulnerable, but with enough of them and the right missiles, they can be advantageous. See more stories on Insider's business page. China a...
Tags: Science, China, Russia, US, International, Trends, Beijing, Military, United States, Pentagon, Xinjiang, Low, Gansu Province, Lewis, Tiananmen Square, Inner Mongolia


Southwest is in a legal battle with 2 flight search engines over whether they breached the airline's terms by displaying cheap fares

A court case aims to resolve the dispute. Stephen M. Keller/Southwest Airlines Flight search engine Skiplagged is seeking a judgement on whether it violated Southwest's terms. The lawsuit came after Southwest sued Kiwi.com, another flight-info site, in Texas. The airline sent letters threatening legal action over fare listings, Skiplagged's complaint said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Skiplagged, a flight-information website, has asked a New York court to rule o...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, Texas, News, Law, Trends, Tech News, Transport, Airlines, Flights, Southwest Airlines, Stephen, Kiwi, Southwest, Southwest Airline


'A gag order for life' - How nondisclosure agreements silence and control workers in Silicon Valley

Excerpt of NDA provided to Insider by tech employee Kira isn't allowed to talk about the business trip she took to Texas in 2019, when she says a male colleague drugged and raped her. She awoke the next morning to find his credit card on the floor of her hotel bathroom, her underwear torn, and her body bruised.Kira canceled the second leg of her trip and flew home, where she called her boss to describe what happened. Her boss notified human resources, setting off a chain of events that...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Texas, Enterprise, Media, Law, America, Trends, Silicon Valley, Whistleblowers, NDA, Facebook Google, Kira, Tech Insider, Samantha Lee, Matt Drange


Facebook, Google, Twitter and Microsoft are cracking down on white supremacist groups like the Proud Boys and 3 Percenters

White supremacists stand behind their shields at a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, US, August 12, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts A non-profit formed by Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter is cracking down on white supremacist groups. Groups like the Proud Boys will be added to a shared database that also tracks known terrorist organizations. That database is used by the tech giants to identify content for removal across their services. Visit the Business section of Insider for more ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Crime, Microsoft, Law, Internet, Youtube, Trends, Social Media, Linkedin, Regulation, Al Qaeda, Hamas, White Supremacists, Reuters


Former Trump inaugural chairman Tom Barrack's bond set at $250 million by federal judge

Former Trump Inaugural Committee chairman Tom Barrack speaks at at a pre-Inaugural "Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration" at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 AP Photo/David J. Phillip A federal judge set financier and former Trump ally Tom Barrack's bond at $250 million. Barrack is charged with illegal foreign lobbying, making false statements, and obstruction. Barrack must wear an ankle bracelet, observe a curfew, and not spend more than $50,000 at...
Tags: Politics, Law, California, Washington, US, Trends, Brooklyn, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Doj, Uae, Trump, Lincoln Memorial, Christina Wilkie, Barrack, David J Phillip


A Senate panel just took a step closer to requiring women to register for the US military draft

Female soldiers from the US Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division training on a firing range in Fort Campbell, Kentucky on September 18, 2012. Mark Humphrey/AP Photos A Senate panel included the requirement that women register for the draft in its annual defense policy bill. Changes to the draft law have been debated since restrictions on military service for women were lifted. Last year, a congressionally-mandated commission argued in favor of amending the law. See m...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Congress, Senate, Politico, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Military, House, Vietnam, US Army, US supreme court, Sonia Sotomayor, Senate Armed Services Committee, National Coalition


Giant inflatable rats used by labor unions are constitutionally protected free speech, labor board rules

"Scabby the Rat" is a fixture at labor disputes, first deployed in 1990 by a union in Chicago. Juana Arias/The Washington Post "Scabby the Rat" was first used by labor unions in 1990. The inflatable rat ranges in size from 12 feet to 25 feet. The Trump administration had argued its "red eyes, fangs, and claws" constituted an illegal threat. See more stories on Insider's business page. Labor unions have a constitutionally protected right to protest using giant inflatable rodents, a fede...
Tags: News, Law, Unions, Labor, Trends, Joe Biden, Chicago, United States, Aclu, Illinois, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Free Speech, First Amendment, National Labor Relations Board, Nlrb


Leading Democrats oppose Biden plan to end house arrest and potentially return inmates to prison after the pandemic

Prisoners stand outside the federal correctional institution in Englewood, Colo. AP Photo/David Zalubowski Since March 2020, more than 28,000 people have been released from federal prison due to COVID-19. Those released were assessed to face severe health risks if they contracted the coronavirus. Those released currently have to return to prison a month after the pandemic formally ends. See more stories on Insider's business page. Two leading Senate Democrats are urging the White House...
Tags: Politics, News, Law, Congress, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, New York Times, New Jersey, Department Of Justice, Biden, Illinois, Criminal Justice, Charles Davis, Booker


A federal judge gave Indiana University the green light to move forward with its COVID-19 vaccination requirement, potentially setting the tone for other colleges and universities in the US

Fourth-year medical student Anna Roesler administers the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at Indiana University Health, Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S., December 16, 2020. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston/File Photo 8 students sued Indiana University in June over their COVID-19 vaccine policy. IU mandates the students and faculty must be fully vaccinated before returning to campus. On Sunday, a federal judge ruled that IU can uphold their vaccine requirement....
Tags: Science, Law, US, Trends, University, New York Times, Donald Trump, Indiana University, Tuskegee, Indianapolis Indiana, James Bopp, Bryan Woolston, Damon Leichty, James Bopp Jr, Leichty, Coronavirus


Trump said he regrets not 'immediately' sending in the US military to quash nationwide unrest last summer

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to Air Force personnel during an event September 15, 2017 at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. President Trump attended the event to celebrate the 70th birthday of the U.S. Air Force. Alex Wong/Getty Images A new book from two Washington Post reporters reveals one of former President Trump's regrets. He told them he wishes he had sent in the military "immediately" to quell unrest last summer. The nationwide unrest followed the murder of George Floyd by ...
Tags: Politics, Maryland, Minneapolis, Washington Post, White House, US, Trends, Cnn, Military, United States, Washington Dc, Protests, Portland, Pentagon, The New York Times, Air Force


An American father and son will serve prison time for helping ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn in his dramatic escape from Japan in a box

Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn faces charges of financial misconduct in Japan JOSEPH EID/AFP via Getty Images Two Americans will serve prison time for helping ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn flee Japan in 2019. Michael and Peter Taylor admitted to assisting Ghosn's escape to Lebanon in a metal box. Ghosn was on bail and facing trial in Japan on charges of financial misconduct. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Japanese court sentenced an American father and son to ...
Tags: Transportation, Japan, News, Law, Washington Post, Massachusetts, US, Trends, Turkey, Bbc, Tokyo, Trial, Nissan, Beirut, Taylor, Lebanon


Israeli military-grade spy software was used to hack phones of journalists, activists, executives, and 2 women connected to murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a report says

An Israeli woman uses her iPhone in front of the building housing the Israeli NSO group, on August 28, 2016, in Herzliya, near Tel Aviv. JACK GUEZ/AFP via Getty Images Military-grade spyware technology was used to hack the smartphones of journalists, activists, and executives, The Washington Post reported. Some of the affected journalists worked at outlets including CNN and The New York Times. The 37 numbers appeared on a list of 50,000 phone numbers in countries with a history of conducti...
Tags: Post, London, News, Washington Post, Mexico, France, Israel, US, International, Trends, Qatar, Cnn, Spyware, Surveillance, Military, Hacking


Trump says Gen. Mark Milley should be 'court-martialed' if he thought the former president potentially sought a coup

Flanked by Secretary of Defense Mark Esper (left) and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, US President Donald Trump meets with senior military leaders at the White House on October 7, 2019. Kevin Lamarque/REUTERS Trump said that Gen. Mark Milley should be "court-martialed" if the reports are true that he feared a potential coup. "There was no talk of a coup, there was no coup, it all never happened," the former president said. Milley has been the chairman of Joint Chief...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Washington Post, White House, Defense, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Fbi, Military, Washington Dc, Cia, Interior Department, Donald Trump, Trump


'This is really f---ed up down here': GOP Sen. Dan Sullivan called Mark Milley during the Jan. 6 riot and spoke against a tentative plan to evacuate senators, book says

Sen. Dan Sullivan of Alaska. Leigh Vogel/Pool via AP Sullivan told Milley on Jan. 6 that a tentative plan to move senators by bus could present danger. Senators had already been rushed to a secure location within the Capitol after the riot broke out. Pelosi and Schumer later got on a call with Pentagon leaders to express alarm at the response. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. After Republican Sen. Dan Sullivan of Alaska surveyed the harrowing scene at the Capitol dur...
Tags: Politics, New York, Congress, California, Washington Post, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Fbi, Military, Gop, Alaska, House, Pentagon, Nancy Pelosi, Chris Miller


Arizona Democrats call for investigation after report that Trump, Giuliani pressured state elections officials

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani listens as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the Briefing Room of the White House on September 27, 2020 in Washington, DC. Joshua Roberts/Getty Images Phone records show that ex-President Trump and his allies pressured Arizona elections officials. "We need you to stop the counting," Arizona GOP Chairwoman Kelli Ward told an official in Maricopa County. President Joe Biden won Arizona by more than 10,000 votes. See more storie...
Tags: Politics, New York, Law, Washington, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, New York Times, Arizona, US Senate, Republican, Biden, Giuliani, Donald Trump


Walmart fired an employee with Down Syndrome who worked there for 16 years. A jury said it should pay her $125 million.

AP Photo/Julio Cortez Walmart was hit with a $125 million verdict on Friday in a disability discrimination case. The company fired Marlo Spaeth, an employee with Down Syndrome, who worked at Walmart for 16 years. Walmart expects the verdict to be reduced to $300,000 due to a federal law. See more stories on Insider's business page. A federal jury determined on Friday that Walmart violated the Americans with Disabilities Act after firing an employee with Down Syndrome following issue...
Tags: Legal, News, Law, Trends, Walmart, Bloomberg, Disability, Employees, Retail, Lawsuits, Ada, EEOC, Randy Hargrove, Green Bay Wisconsin, US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Spaeth


50 unique gifts for dogs lovers and their canine companions

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Treat your favorite chef to a dog treat maker from Dash. Target We rounded up the most unique and thoughtful gifts for dog lovers and their canine companions. Here are 50 useful, entertaining, and adorable gifts dogs and their humans will love. For more gift ideas for everyone in your life, check out all of Insider Reviews gift guides. To a dog lover, the best gift of all is, well, a dog. But second bes...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Gift Guide, Etsy, Dogs, Boston, Pets, Disney, Trends, Society, Features, Gifts, New York Times, Kenya, Leo, Zappos


The GOP's top lawyer said Rudy Giuliani's 2020 election lawsuits were 'a joke' and 'are getting laughed out of court'

Former Mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani, left, listens to Sidney Powell, both lawyers for President Donald Trump, during a news conference at the Republican National Committee headquarters, Thursday Nov. 19, 2020, in Washington. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin An email The Washington Post obtained shows division within the GOP over the 2020 election. The Republican National Committee's top lawyer criticized lawsuits disputing the election results. Rudy Giuliani retaliated by trying to have th...
Tags: Post, Politics, New York, Law, Washington Post, Washington, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Michigan, Biden, Election, Rudy, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Charles Davis


Fintech startups in Europe raised $17 billion in 2021. See 14 of the pitch decks they used to land millions from VCs.

Marshmallow founders Alexander and Oliver Kent Braham raised $30 million earlier this year. Marshmallow Fintech and insurance startups in Europe have raised $17 billion in a record year for investment. Insider has reported extensively on both sectors as investor appetite soared. These pitch decks reveal how 14 different startups pitched their visions and products to investors. See more stories on Insider's business page. Financial services and insurance startups are the crown jewels of...
Tags: Startups, Spotify, Europe, UK, Germany, Softbank, US, Trends, Insurance, Venture Capital, Tencent, Goldman Sachs, Alan, Fintech, DST Global, Klarna


Europe's hottest fintech startups raised $17 billion in 2021. See 14 of the pitch decks they used to land millions from VCs

Marshmallow founders Alexander and Oliver Kent Braham raised $30 million earlier this year. Marshmallow Fintech and insurance startups in Europe have raised $17 billion in a record year for investment. Insider has reported extensively on both sectors as investor appetite soared. These pitch decks reveal how 14 different startups pitched their visions and products to investors. See more stories on Insider's business page. Financial services and insurance startups are the crown jewels of...
Tags: Startups, Spotify, Europe, UK, Germany, Softbank, US, Trends, Insurance, Venture Capital, Tencent, Goldman Sachs, Alan, Fintech, DST Global, Klarna


Uber and Lyft could be avoiding $135 million in Canadian taxes every year by relying on contract workers, report says

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and Lyft CEO Logan Green Laura Buckman/Reuters; Carlo Allegri/Reuters Uber and Lyft could avoid a combined $135 million in taxes annually in Canada, a new report claims. Canadians for Tax Fairness blamed lax disclosure laws and companies classifying drivers as contractors. Uber and Lyft both disputed the findings, telling Insider they paid all required taxes in Canada. See more stories on Insider's business page. Uber and Lyft could be avoiding a combined $13...
Tags: Transportation, Lyft, Uber, Taxes, Law, Finance, US, Trends, Markets, Canada, Netherlands, Tax Avoidance, Quebec, Labor Law, Tax Fairness, Cochrane


Uber and Lyft could be avoiding $153 million in Canadian taxes every year by relying on contract workers, report says

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and Lyft CEO Logan Green Laura Buckman/Reuters; Carlo Allegri/Reuters Uber and Lyft could avoid a combined $153 million in taxes annually in Canada, a new report claims. Canadians for Tax Fairness blamed lax disclosure laws and companies classifying drivers as contractors. Uber and Lyft both disputed the findings, telling Insider they paid all required taxes in Canada. See more stories on Insider's business page. Uber and Lyft could be avoiding a combined $15...
Tags: Transportation, Lyft, Uber, Taxes, Law, Finance, US, Trends, Markets, Canada, Netherlands, Tax Avoidance, Quebec, Labor Law, Tax Fairness, Cochrane


The Pentagon has called off the $10 billion JEDI cloud-computing contract Microsoft and Amazon were arguing over

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Amazon CEO at a White House meeting in 2017. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The Pentagon has canceled the $10 billion cloud-infrastructure plan it awarded Microsoft in 2019. The Pentagon cited "evolving requirements, increased cloud conversancy, and industry advances." Amazon filed a complaint accusing the Trump administration of influencing the award process. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Pentagon has canceled the $10 billion cloud-inf...
Tags: Amazon, Politics, News, Enterprise, Microsoft, White House, Satya Nadella, Trends, Department Of Defense, Military, Pentagon, Cnbc, Trump, Jedi, Tech Insider, Allana Akhtar


The interpreters who say they have been left for dead in Afghanistan as U.S. and U.K. troops pull out after 20-year war

A U.S. soldier walks with the unit's Afghan interpreter in Laghman province in 2014. Lucas Jackson/Reuters Thousands of Afghans signed on to work with U.S. forces during the 20-year war, including many who risked their lives and being branded as traitors. As the U.S. withdraws the last of its troops, thousands of Afghan interpreters say they fear for their lives. Some war-time interpreters say they have been blocked from seeking asylum even though they face reprisals from the Taliban. ...
Tags: UK, News, Australia, Osama Bin Laden, Iraq, Time, Asylum, Immigration, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Syria, War, Afghanistan, Military, Taliban


Lyft and Uber driver who works in Chicago sued the CDC over its mask mandate, saying it infringes on his constitutional freedoms

The Chicago Theatre. A driver in the city says he often has to refuse unmasked passengers. Shafkat Anowar/AP Photos The CDC last week was sued by a Chicago rideshare driver over its mask mandate. Justin Mahwikizi, the driver, said the mandate limits his freedoms of speech and religion. "It's against my Christian beliefs to refuse service to someone in need," he told Insider. See more stories on Insider's business page. A man who works as a driver for rideshare apps like Lyft and U...
Tags: Transportation, Lyft, Lawsuit, Legal, News, Law, Cdc, Masks, Trends, Indiana, Chicago, Wisconsin, Drivers, US District Court, Wall, Ridesharing Apps


There are more ways to cancel your student debt than you might think. Here are your options

A sign is displayed in front of The White House on June 15, 2021 in Washington, DC. Paul Morigi/Getty Images The vast majority of student loan borrowers who file for bankruptcy don't seek to have their educational loans discharged. But of those that do, around 60% won some relief. While additional avenues exist, they can be very difficult to take advantage of in practice. Borrowers with permanent disabilities and borrowers who work in public-sector fields such as military service, la...
Tags: Politics, News, Education, Law, Congress, Navy, Washington, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Poverty, Economy, Biden, Smith, Social Security Administration, Irs



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