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A team 3D printed a clawed 'bird' robot, and it could help prevent wildfires

The claws allow the robot to land and perch on a wide range of surfaces.Getty Images / Javier Fernández Sánchez Scientists developed a robot that mimics the way a bird perches. It can be built with a single 3D printer. It could be used for further research into nature or even to prevent fires. After years of studying how to build robots that mimic animal-like abilities like flight, a team of Stanford University engineers has successfully built a robot with small artificial claws, according to...
Tags: UK, Oregon, Stanford, International, Trends, United States, Innovation, US Air Force, Stanford University, Nordic, Roderick, BI International, Tech Insider, Mark Cutkosky, Lentink, Snag


Managers should embrace 'co-creation' — here's what that means and why it's the best method for workers

Management is over and there's no going back.Getty Images Co-creation is the future, and there's no going back. Current leaders shouldn't be worried — an empowered team increases the effectiveness of leadership. Co-creation doesn't get rid of CEOs. Instead, view leading as a verb and not a noun.  It's time for business, political, and organizational leaders to give up on "management."Workers today don't want to be managed, even benevolently. They want to be partners in...
Tags: Google, Opinion, Trends, Strategy, Management, Collaboration, Michael Solomon, Nordic, Solomon, Contributor, David Weitzner, Contributor 2019, Original Contributor, Getty Images Co, Contributor 2021, Business News Contributor


A biohacker implanted over 50 chips, magnets, and antennae in their body to become 'posthuman'

The roots of transhumanism can be found in cyberpunk literature like Blade Runner.Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images Lepht Anonym is a British, transhumanist biohacker. They implanted a variety of electronic devices into their own body. Their goal is to use technology to go beyond the physical and mental limitations of humankind. A transhumanist has spent the last 14 years implanting over 50 chips, antennae, and magnets into their body to become a cyborg.Lepht Anonym has carried out the...
Tags: UK, Life, International, Trends, Tech, Earth, Cnn, United States, Innovation, William Gibson, Nordic, BI International, Tech Insider, Ribas, Moon Ribas, BI General Contributors


If you're ignoring LinkedIn connections with ex-employees, it may be costing you your dream job

Don't worry about "cold messaging" strangers — you're on a job-focused social network.SOPA Images / Getty Images Talking with former staff at a company can be very useful if you're looking for a new role. Former staff can offer simple and useful insights into a company's values and culture. LinkedIn is one of the widely used platforms for finding jobs and offering its users access to the hidden job market. If you're job hunting and finding yourself spending many an hour sc...
Tags: UK, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Linkedin, Reddit, Nordic, Don, Tech Insider, LinkedIn Premium, BI General Contributors, Strategy Contributors, Business Insider España, Qayyah Moynihan, Careers Contributors


7 books that can help improve a toxic company culture

If you feel your time isn't respected at work, try reading one of these books.Hinterhaus Productions/Getty Images A toxic work culture seems daunting, but employees and managers can improve it with the right tools. If you have an overbearing boss or are struggling with inclusivity, the following books can help. These seven picks outline the importance of allyship, cultural awareness, and innovative leadership. Whether you're back in the office or working from home, a toxic company cul...
Tags: Productivity, Books, Advice, Trends, Strategy, Reading, Career Advice, Nordic, Clive Lewis, Book Recommendations, Contributor, David Brendel, Work Culture, Melinda Briana Epler, Insider Inc, Toxic Workplace


Bill Gates says avoiding routine is the key to preventing burnout at work

Setting yourself challenges can work wonders when trying to avoid burnout at work.Leon Neal/Getty Images Burnout syndrome is recognized by the WHO. It describes symptoms caused by workplace stress. Bill Gates was confident from a young age that he wouldn't suffer from it. Here are the warning signs of burnout and tips to avoid it from happening. Staff in any profession are at risk of suffering from problems like fatigue, stress, depression, and anxiety.Symptoms like these can be caused by...
Tags: UK, Nbc, Microsoft, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Bill Gates, University Of California Berkeley, Gates, Nordic, BI International, Tech Insider, Malte Mueller Getty, Leon Neal Getty, Christina Maslach


A $92,000 flying car can reach speeds of 63mph and can stay airborne for 20 minutes

The company's first flying car, Jetson One, is already on sale.Jetson/Youtube Jetson One is a $92,000 flying car. It can reach a top speed of 63mph and can run for 20 minutes. You can purchase the car anywhere in the world. If you've always dreamed of flying to work, that dream may very soon be a reality. If you have $92,000, that is.Companies are always looking for new market niches, and flying cars are quickly becoming the next big thing. There are plans for cars that both fly and w...
Tags: Transportation, UK, International, Trends, Innovation, Nordic, Jetson, BI International, Tech Insider, BI General Contributors, Tech Contributors, Business Insider España, International Contributors, Qayyah Moynihan, Translation Team, Nathan Rennolds


A $92,000 flying car can reach speeds of 63 miles per hour

The company's first flying car, Jetson One, is already on sale.Jetson/Youtube Jetson One is a $92,000 flying car. It can reach a top speed of 63mph and can run for 20 minutes. You can purchase the car anywhere in the world. If you've always dreamed of flying to work, that dream may very soon be a reality. If you have $92,000, that is.Companies are always looking for new market niches, and flying cars are quickly becoming the next big thing. There are plans for cars that both fly and w...
Tags: Transportation, UK, International, Trends, Innovation, Nordic, Jetson, BI International, Tech Insider, BI General Contributors, Tech Contributors, Business Insider España, International Contributors, Qayyah Moynihan, Translation Team, Nathan Rennolds


A psychologist shares what she learned working with some of the wealthiest kids in the US

All kids, but especially affluent kids, experience over-scheduling, Grossberg said.Marko Geber/Getty Images Grossberg is a psychologist who's taught in private schools in Boston and New York.  She says affluent children face unique problems and often have emotional issues.  She also says that many kids lack time for "idea flow," or relaxed and creative thinking.  Blythe Grossberg has a doctoral degree in psychology, worked for many years at private schools in Boston and New York, and has ...
Tags: New York, Education, Parenting, Children, Boston, US, Trends, Teaching, Manhattan, One Percent, Columbia, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Nordic, Wealthy, Brooklyn Heights, Suniya Luthar


Check out these 21 pitch decks that startups used to raise millions to disrupt media and advertising

Matthew Goldhill Investors are pouring money into advertising, media, and marketing startups. These startups are capitalizing on changing consumer habits, automating ad creation, and more. Check out these 21 pitches to see how these startups sold their visions to VCs and other investors. See more stories on Insider's business page. Investors are pouring money into startups that are trying to disrupt advertising, media, and marketing.Insider has been tracking these startups that are using ...
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Britain's Royal Marines were 'victorious' in a mock desert battle with US Marines. Here's how the 2 forces stack up

A British Royal Marine briefs US Marines on Viking armored vehicles during Exercise Green Dagger in California, September 29, 2021.US Marine Corps/Lance Cpl. Shane T. Beaubien Britain's Royal Marines got some unexpect attention this fall after reports they had "defeated" US Marines in an exercise. The details in the reports have been disputed, they highlighted the special capabilities and unique histories of both units. In October, an exercise in the California desert involving marine for...
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The 5 key financial rules you should be following by your 30s to avoid financial problems

You're more likely to achieve your goals if you write them down.JGI/Jamie Grill/Getty Images It's never too early to start improving your personal finances. There are some financial lessons you should definitely learn in your 30s. Budgeting, having realistic goals, and tracking debt are key to securing your finances. It takes a lot of time and discipline to understand how to manage money wisely. It's not something that happens overnight — some go their whole lives without learning...
Tags: Personal Finance, UK, Finance, International, Trends, Strategy, Italy, Financial Planning, Nordic, BI International, JGI Jamie Grill Getty, BI General Contributors, Strategy Contributors, Business Insider España, International Contributors, Finance Contributors


There are 11 common behaviors that may be holding you back from your next promotion or raise

Learn to see failure as a step in the right direction.Maskot/Getty Images Some end up in endless ruts at work trying to get ahead. They miss out on promotions or raises, and projects never seem very fruitful. You may be sabotaging your own success with one of these 11 common behaviors. Often, people don't realize that there may be certain traits holding them back from success in the workplace, whether in career progression or work projects. If you find yourself being knocked back for prom...
Tags: UK, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Management, Nordic, Inc, John Rampton, BI International, BI General Contributors, Strategy Contributors, Business Insider España, International Contributors, Qayyah Moynihan, Careers Contributors


Impatience can hurt your prospects and your health, but a psychologist says there's a way to stop it

Everyone has moments when they just can't keep their cool any longer.Malte Mueller Life is full of annoyances, but some find it harder to cope with them than others. Unchecked, impatience can develop into anger issues, and can ultimately harm your health. Psychologist Sarah Schnitker explained to CNN how you can really manage feelings of impatience. Life is full of annoyances, and some people struggle more than others to be patient. It's important to note that impatience can turn into...
Tags: UK, Life, International, Trends, Strategy, Cnn, Baylor University, Nordic, BI International, Schnitker, BI General Contributors, Strategy Contributors, Business Insider España, International Contributors, Qayyah Moynihan, Life Contributors


A Reddit user found a 'black hole' on Google maps, and users couldn't figure out what it was

Google often blurs out locations to avoid disclosing their structure.Google Maps Some users enjoy exploring Google Maps to find mysterious images. One redditor found a black island in the middle of the ocean. The image led to theories that said it was a military base or a secret portal. For most people, Google Maps is a useful tool for getting from point A to point B.But for a small group of curious people, it's a source of mysteries. If you look hard enough, you can find strange images t...
Tags: Google, UK, Life, International, Trends, Earth, New Zealand, Reddit, Google Maps, Nordic, Central Pacific, Republic of Kiribati, Tech Insider, Pisonia, BI General Contributors, Tech Contributors


A rare conversation at a NATO meeting shows how the alliance is trying to figure out what it does after Afghanistan

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at NATO headquarters, October 21, 2021.Virginia Mayo/Pool via REUTERS NATO is preparing for what leaders expect will be "a more competitive world." Alliance members are shifting away from counterterrorism toward more traditional security competition. NATO leaders see Russia and China as future challenges and a "technological edge" as vital for that competition. At the end of October, defense ministers from NATO's 3...
Tags: Europe, Isis, China, Virginia, Russia, Africa, Defense, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Austin, Afghanistan, Taliban, Nato


20 pitch decks that startups used to raise millions to disrupt media and advertising

Toch.ai Investors are pouring money into advertising, media, and marketing startups. These startups are trying to capitalize on changing consumer habits, automate and simplify ad creation, and more. Check out these 20 pitches to see how these startups sold their visions to VCs and other investors. See more stories on Insider's business page. Investors are pouring money into startups that are trying to disrupt advertising, media, and marketing.Insider has been tracking these startups that ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Ecommerce, Florida, UK, Media, Microsoft, Finance, India, Advertising, Digital, US, Trends, Siri


The 11 most common behaviors holding you back from your next promotions or raise

Learn to see failure as a step in the right direction.Maskot/Getty Images Some end up in endless ruts at work trying to get ahead. They miss out on promotions or raises, and projects never seem very fruitful. You may be sabotaging your own success with one of these 11 common behaviors. Often, people don't realize that there may be certain traits holding them back from success in the workplace, whether in career progression or work projects. If you find yourself being knocked back for prom...
Tags: UK, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Management, Nordic, Inc, John Rampton, BI International, BI General Contributors, Strategy Contributors, Business Insider España, International Contributors, Qayyah Moynihan, Careers Contributors


How to find out if you're being underpaid at work — and how to fix it

If you are feeling underpaid, do your research and bring the issue up to your manager at work.d3sign/Getty Images During the Great Resignation, some who stay at their jobs may feel as if they're underpaid. To find out, see how much new employees are being paid and talk to your manager. In addition, to request equal pay, research salary ranges online as well as advocate for yourself at work. With the hiring frenzy as of late, you may be wondering if it makes sense to stay at your current j...
Tags: Trends, Strategy, Wages, Equal Pay, Advocacy, Nordic, Contributors, Kline, Paycheck, HerMoney, Great Resignation, Business News Contributor, Contributors 2021, Brittany Kline, Savvy Couple There, Ashley Quinto Powell


How NATO leaders used quiet maneuvers and 'adroit flattery' to keep Trump from blowing up the alliance

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and President Donald Trump with other NATO leaders at the NATO summit in London, December 4, 2019.ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images Trump's complaints and criticism of NATO led officials to worry about his intentions for the alliance. After he took office, NATO officials mounted a campaign of quiet maneuvers and public diplomacy to placate and distract him. The alliance survived thanks largely to the skills of NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenber...
Tags: Europe, Politics, London, Wales, Vladimir Putin, White House, Germany, Russia, US, International, Barack Obama, Trends, Ukraine, Nato, Crimea, Moscow


Apple quietly filed 2 patents, and it may hint that the giant has a drone in the works

Apple filed both patents in Singapore.Kypros/Getty Images Apple filed two patents in Singapore early in 2020, relating to drones and their control systems. Their filing out of the US and delayed publication suggests Apple may be trying to keep them quiet. It could be that Apple is preparing for a big move in the drone market. A patent application published last month suggests Apple may be working to develop a drone.The giant had previously filed two other patent applications, indicating some ...
Tags: Apple, UK, Technology, Singapore, US, International, Trends, Innovation, Retail, Qualcomm, Nordic, BI International, Javier Ruiz, Universidad del Desarrollo, Alberto Hurtado, BI General Contributors


The 5 essential financial lessons to master in your 30s to be ready for the future

You're more likely to achieve your goals if you write them down.JGI/Jamie Grill/Getty Images It's never too early to start improving your personal finances. There are some financial lessons you should definitely learn in your 30s. Budgeting, having realistic goals, and tracking debt are key to securing your finances. It takes a lot of time and discipline to understand how to manage money wisely. It's not something that happens overnight — some go their whole lives without learning...
Tags: Personal Finance, UK, Finance, International, Trends, Strategy, Italy, Financial Planning, Nordic, BI International, JGI Jamie Grill Getty, BI General Contributors, Strategy Contributors, Business Insider España, International Contributors, Finance Contributors


What leaders can learn from Shopify founder Tobias Lütke, who turned his side hustle into a platform powering more than 1 million businesses

Tobias Lütke thinks of trust like a battery. It starts at 50% when he meets someone, and then every interaction charges or depletes the battery a little bit.Lucas Jackson/Reuters; Marianne Ayala/Insider Tobi Lütke created Shopify after businesses became interested in the infrastructure of his site.  He uses a "fly on the wall" technique to learn, piecing bits of information together like a puzzle.  He deconstructs his decisions to see the assumptions he made to better understand his choice.  ...
Tags: Amazon, Elon Musk, Leadership, Small Business, Entrepreneurship, Careers, Trends, Canada, Snowboarding, Shopify, Nordic, Tobi Lutke, Starting A Business, Contributor, Business Advice, Polina


Salesforce CFO Amy Weaver says the secret to managing the cloud giant's growth is to scale up efficiently but not to be afraid to make big bets

Kazi Awal/Insider Amy Weaver, Salesforce's chief financial officer.Salesforce Over the past year, Salesforce has been balancing investing in the future and managing risk. CFO Amy Weaver is spearheading Salesforce's efforts to spur innovation while spending wisely. This article is part of "The CFO Project: Future of Finance" series that drills down on what's on the agendas of some of today's most influential financial executives. The cloud giant Salesforce has big ambition...
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Salesforce's chief operating officer Bret Taylor just got promoted to become Marc Benioff's co-CEO

TK Bret Taylor has been appointed co-CEO of Salesforce and vice chair of its board. He will serve as co-CEO alongside Marc Benioff, who will continue as Salesforce's chairman. Taylor was Salesforce's co-COO, and a rapidly-rising star at the company. Salesforce's Bret Taylor has been appointed co-CEO and Vice Chair of the board, the company announced on Tuesday. He'll serve as co-CEO alongside Marc Benioff, who will remain in the chairman role.The news came on Tuesday alongside...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Enterprise, Singapore, Trends, Salesforce, Jack Dorsey, Google Maps, Taylor, Slack, Marc Benioff, Nordic, Mulesoft, Mark Nelson, Keith Block


Bret Taylor is officially Salesforce's co-CEO with Marc Benioff, ending over a year of speculation. Over a dozen insiders explain his meteoric rise to the top.

Niholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images; Salesforce; Santiago Mejia/San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images; Justin Sullivan/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Insider Bret Taylor is officially Salesforce's new co-CEO, it was announced on Tuesday. It caps off a meteoric 5-year rise at Salesforce that saw him become one of its most powerful execs. Over a dozen of his past and current colleagues explain how his star rose so quickly. See more stories on Insider's business page. Editor's note: Thi...
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Former PepsiCO CEO Indra Nooyi on her childhood in India and how family support helped her career rise

Indra Nooyi says she would have been allowed more leeway to celebrate her work achievements if she was a man.Getty Images In Indra Nooyi's new book, she discusses her upbringing in India and road to PepsiCo CEO. She says her family strongly encouraged and inspired her career aspirations. Nooyi says elevating "family" to the global business conversation will help support gender equality. Indra K. Nooyi served as CEO and chairman of PepsiCo from 2006 to 2019. She was the chief architect of ...
Tags: Work, India, US, Trends, Strategy, United States, Yale, Connecticut, Gender Equality, Pepsico, Career Advice, Nordic, Indra Nooyi, US State Department, Nooyi, Indra


It's a job seeker's market out there — here are 4 hiring trends applicants should know

Employers are increasingly flexible about remote work and relocation requests.Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images One silver lining of the pandemic is that it's created a job seeker's market. Into the new year, job applicants will have more power to negotiate for desired work benefits. Know that shiny perks don't always equal a positive work culture, so tread carefully and ask questions. We're right in the middle of what's been called "The Great Resignation," with a record number o...
Tags: Work, Jobs, Advice, Trends, Strategy, United States, Job Search, Nordic, Augustine, Contributor, United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, Job Advice, Amanda Augustine, New York City Los Angeles Chicago San Francisco, Lindsay Tigar, Klaus Vedfelt Getty


I went Black Friday shopping at a Walmart and Target in Hawaii and was shocked by how few deals and people there were

Morgan Pōmaikaʻi Lee A writer based in Honolulu, Hawaii, visited a Target and Walmart on Black Friday morning. She found it to be a very different experience than when she used to shop on this day years ago. Overall there were few deals specifically for the holiday and not many shoppers in the aisles. Over Thanksgiving break my freshman year, I convinced a group of new college friends to wake up at 3:30 a.m., pile into a minivan, and head to the King of Prussia mall. They thought I was crazy,...
Tags: Amazon, Black Friday, Shopping, Trends, Walmart, Amazon Prime, Features, Hawaii, Retail, Target, Nordic, Morgan, Honolulu, Prussia, HONOLULU Hawaii, Mele Kalikimaka


The latest news about the public relations industry, from pay and hiring to growth areas

Protesters against abortion restrictions gathered at the Texas State Capitol on May 21, 2019.Eric Gay/AP PR is getting more complex as companies and public figures seek help navigating social issues. The industry is also booming as firms see opportunity in areas like financial communications and data. Insider rounded up its coverage of all the big trends in the industry, from hiring to growth areas to M&A. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The public relations industry i...
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