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Health insurers are rolling back coverage as telehealth visits skyrocket during the pandemic. Here's what the change could mean for patients.

Widespread adoption of telehealth has been difficult thanks to limitations on insurance coverage and technology access. Marko Geber/Getty Images Telehealth has offered a safe and convenient option to address health concerns during the global pandemic. But new policy changes are pushing big private insurers to roll back on their telehealth coverage for non-COVID-related appointments. Insurers, healthcare providers, and hospital systems are dealing with enormous financial pressures as they f...
Tags: West Virginia, Trends, Strategy, Healthcare Industry, Health Insurance, Medicare, West Virginia University, Medicaid, Steve Davis, Nordic, UnitedHealthcare, Mallow, Contributor, The American Hospital Association, Telehealth, Tech Insider


Brands are using new immersive technologies to connect with shoppers during the pandemic, and starting a trend that's likely here to stay

The mobile AR market is predicted to grow by the end of this year. Tashdique Mehtaj Ahmed/Getty Images Augmented reality is a global phenomenon that's radically changing shopping for consumers, especially with mobile AR, 3D images, and immersive experiences. Consumers can now access AR-enhanced experiences directly through web browsers on their mobile phones — a tool that could possibly drive conversions, especially with the use of 5G. Other features, including QR codes, gamification, and ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Ecommerce, China, Germany, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Retail, Ar, Augmented Reality, Qr Codes, Gamification, Latin America, Nordic, US Japan


Move over, CEOs: Small teams are the leadership of the future — here's how to harness the power of bottom-up culture

The pandemic has revealed that many employees work better in small independent teams. FreshSplash/Getty Barry Lowenthal is the CEO of global media buying agency Media Kitchen.  As businesses shift because of the pandemic, it's time to reconsider traditional top-down organizational structures, he writes in this op-ed. We're witnessing a slow and natural shift toward Holacracy, which gives decision-making authority to individual teams and in turn raises the bar on service, benefiting both th...
Tags: Business, Leadership, Opinion, Advertising, Trends, Strategy, Netflix, Employees, Reed Hastings, Nordic, CEOs, Holacracy, Barry Lowenthal, WFH, COVID, Media Kitchen


A survey finds some of the richest Americans are holding more cash than ever before, and why has to do with nerves over the 2020 election

Investors are holding onto their cash. Crystal Cox/Business Insider Members of investor network Tiger 21 are at record cash levels, CNBC reports, citing a survey of millionaire investors. The "massive" shift to cash came in the third quarter, Tiger 21 said, and has held so far throughout the fourth quarter. Overall, the survey of 842 investors found 50% saying the election was the "biggest risk" to their portfolio, about 20% higher than the coronavirus or recession. Tiger 21 founder Michae...
Tags: Senate, US, Trends, Strategy, Cash, Wealth, Unemployment, Mitch McConnell, Tiger, Millionaires, Biden, Cnbc, Business Insider, Election 2020, Jpmorgan, Economic Policy Institute


The wild life of billionaire Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who eats one meal a day, has faced attempted oustings, and had to defend his company in front of Congress

Jack Dorsey at the digital fair dmexco in Cologne, Germany, September 13, 2017. Rolf Vennenbernd/picture alliance via Getty Images Jack Dorsey cofounded Twitter in 2006, and the company has made him a billionaire. He is famous for his unusual life of luxury, including a daily fasting routine, regular ice baths, and a penchant for dating models. Dorsey holds two CEO jobs at Twitter and Square, and managed to avoid being ousted by activist investor Eliott Management in February 2020. On Octo...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, South Korea, Twitter, New York Post, Japan, Elon Musk, Hollywood, Obama, Congress, Washington, Cbs News, Life, Senate, White House


Not voicing your fears could be the cause of work-related anxiety. Here's how you can express yourself more openly.

Ignoring even minor stresses too regularly can cause anxiety to boil over. Crystal Cox/Insider When it comes to work-related anxiety, many people rely on phrases like 'I'm worried' or 'I'm stressed' to articulate their concerns. Jeff Steen, a content marketing expert who works with startups, says using a more specific phrase like 'I'm afraid' can be a powerful way to address the deeper cause of your worries. Bringing the topic of fear into the conversation can help things slow down, and gi...
Tags: Work, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Stress, Mental Health, Anxiety, Nordic, Don, Inc, Contributor, Crystal Cox, WFH, Juliana Kaplan, Contributor 2019, Jeff Steen


Supporting Latinas can fuel economic growth and help the US rebuild post-COVID-19. Here are 3 ways to start.

Beatríz Acevedo. Courtesy of Beatríz Acevedo Beatríz Acevedo is a three-time Emmy award-winning producer, community builder, entrepreneur and philanthropist; she's also the cofounder and CEO of of SUMA Wealth. October 29 is Latina equal pay day, the day that shows how long into the next year it takes a Latina worker to earn what a typical white male worker earned in 2019.  Acevedo writes that, as the US works to rebound from COVID, the economic potential of Latinas can be fully realized. I...
Tags: Opinion, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Strategy, Eric Garcetti, Equal Pay, Wage Inequality, Inc, Latina, Acevedo, Beatriz, Ellevest, Annenberg Foundation, Beatriz Acevedo


How small business owners can benefit from hiring full-time employees instead of freelancers

Full-time employees can offer greater flexibility and loyalty to your business. Luis Alvarez/Getty Images If you need extra help for your small business, hiring contract or freelance workers can be useful for seasonal needs or specific expertise. But you're aiming for long-term growth, full-time employees can often make a more meaningful impact. Full-time employees will be more engaged as team members, offer more flexibility to pitch in on different tasks, and will be more invested in the ...
Tags: Small Business, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Employees, Freelancers, Hiring, Nordic, Don, Inc, Contributor, Juliana Kaplan, Contributor 2019, Raj Jana, Luis Alvarez Getty, Amazon and Shell


I'm a freelance travel journalist. Here's how I take time off — even during a pandemic — without falling behind or losing crucial business.

You may craft more lucrative ideas while you're refreshing. Cavan Images/Getty Images Lola Méndez is a freelance travel journalist. Two years ago, she took her first real vacation in years — and was miserable. She was operating in a scarcity mindset, fixated on all of the opportunities she might be missing. Here's how she's learned to take restful vacations, and shifted towards an abundance mentality. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Salaried workers have it good in...
Tags: US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Vacation, Freelance, Don, Cavan, Freelance Writer, Freelance Income, Lola Méndez, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019


7 things that mentally strong and successful people never do, according to a psychotherapist

Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. She says mentally strong people all have one thing in common: They are essentialists. They focus their energy on achieving their goals instead of getting stuck wasting time on things that don't matter.  The more aware you are of your unhealthy habits, the better chance you have of overcoming them. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stor...
Tags: Google, Success, Trends, Strategy, Mental Health, Time Management, Nordic, Amy Morin, Confident People, Mental Strength, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019, Sundar Pichai Justin Sullivan Getty, Mentally Strong


Some working mothers have been more productive during the pandemic. It's because their partners started pitching in at home.

Samantha Lee/Business Insider Some men have started contributing more at home during the pandemic. Morsa Images/Getty Images Women's careers have suffered during the pandemic.The earliest research on how women — especially mothers — have fared these past few months paints a dismal picture. In September alone, 865,000 women dropped out of the workforce, compared to 216,000 men, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. A September report from McKinsey and Lean In found...
Tags: Family, Gender, Women, Trends, Strategy, Work Life Balance, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Caregiving, Nordic, Mckinsey, Boston University, Rutgers, Rutgers University, McMaster University, New Jersey City University, Shana Lebowitz


3 ways to give yourself a 'behavior makeover' after getting a job promotion

Harrison Monarth is the CEO and founder of Gurumaker, an executive coaching firm. Harrison Monarth Harrison Monarth is an executive coach and the CEO and founder of Gurumaker, a leadership development service. When his clients land job promotions, Monarth says he helps them analyze how they have to shift their workplace behavior and habits to be successful in their new role. It's wise to examine your biases towards certain colleagues, avoid playing favorites, and be more assertive when mak...
Tags: US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Ucla, Promotions, Nordic, Jeff, Allison, Contributor, Jeff Kaplan, McGraw Hill Financial, Naomi Eisenberger, Career Advancement, Harrison Monarth, Contributor 2019


3 things you should know if you're thinking of a starting a business right now, according to a business coach

Find fun ways to set yourself apart. DragonImages/Getty Kimberly Lucht is a business coach who helps women make their first six figures doing what they love.  During the pandemic, more budding entrepreneurs have decided to finally start their own businesses. It can be a great time to get a business started, provided you dodge common pitfalls. Ensure you're providing people with the things they need, create a seamless experience, and be sure to add value — and bring some surprise — to a cus...
Tags: Business, Trends, Strategy, US Census Bureau, Etheridge, Business Owner, Starting A Business, Contributor 2019, Original Contributor, Kimberly Lucht, Alexandra Etheridge


3 ways to fix big tech's empathy problem, according to a former executive who wrote a book on it

Some might consider Facebook an unempathetic company. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Maëlle Gavet is a former Priceline executive and the CEO of Ozon, who disagrees with the idea that showing empathy is a sign of weakness in business. She argues that many of the tech industry's faults are caused by a lack of kindness among the ranks of company executives and leaders. Companies can be empathetic and capitalistic at the same time, Gavet says, like Nike — which in September used employee feedb...
Tags: Facebook, Russia, New York City, Trends, Strategy, Tech, Nike, Empathy, Tech Industry, Priceline, Maelle Gavet, Ozon, Nordic, Institute, Inc, Contributor


21 high-paying side jobs you can do in your spare time

Virtual yoga instructors can make $25 per hour. insta_photos/Shutterstock Many of these side jobs pay more than $25 an hour. Part-time and remote opportunities allow you to choose a side job that works with your regular work schedule. A bachelor's degree or higher education isn't necessarily required — many side jobs favor work experience or other skills.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Looking to make a little extra cash without having to leave the job you already hav...
Tags: Amazon, Food, Jobs, Money, Microsoft, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Php, Features, Netflix, Tasker, Remote Jobs, Glassdoor, Marie Kondo


Coronavirus researchers are exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19 every day. Here's how they avoid getting infected.

A new COVID-19 testing lab in Glasgow Reuters Scientists and virologists around the world are handling large samples SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, on a daily basis to study how it works and help develop a vaccine. Grace Roberts, a virology research fellow at Queen's University in Belfast, Ireland, says there are strict regulations inside COVID-19 virology labs to avoid contamination and keep researchers safe. The lab rooms are kept at negative air pressure so that air can't e...
Tags: Trends, Strategy, Research, Vaccine, Nordic, Virology, Roberts, Queen s University, University Belfast, Contributor, Pandemic, Belfast Ireland, The Conversation, Juliana Kaplan, COVID-19, COVID


People want to protect their data privacy, but most don't have a clear understanding of what that means

Mistrust in data privacy systems stems from a lack of understanding and misaligned expectations. Laurence Dutton/Getty Images Many people who want to keep their data private don't have a clear understanding of what differential privacy means — a technique widely adopted by companies like Google, Apple, and Microsoft to protect everyone's personal data. Differential privacy disguises individuals' information by introducing random errors to make it difficult to determine or use someone's ide...
Tags: Google, Technology, Microsoft, Opinion, Trends, Strategy, Data, Data Privacy, Nordic, Online Safety, Trump, Boston University, Microsoft Research, Google Apple, US Census Bureau, Microsoft Google


Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light Coming to Switch in English

Nintendo has announced it will be translating Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light into English and porting it to the Nintendo Switch, with such a move likely to be deemed as pointless by Fire Emblem enthusiasts who have already enjoyed the fan translation or the Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon remake for the […]
Tags: Translation, Games, Trailer, Strategy, Nintendo, English, Anime, Ports, Announcements, Retro, Fire Emblem, Nintendo Switch


Level 5 communication — why good is the enemy of great

What is level 5 communication — and why is it important? We live in the age of algorithms — and the late majority is quickly starting to catch on. ”Social media is dividing us,” critics claim. However, the algorithms are also causing more direct (and potentially devastating) outcomes for us PR professionals. Because now, the algorithms are sorting away more than even we, hardened PR professionals, can stomach. What’s happening? How good is your communication? As a though...
Tags: Strategy, Pr, Marshall McLuhan, Critical Mass, Attention Economy, Comms Strategy, Nadine Shaabana, Surround Strategy, Content Theme, Follower Contract, Iceberg Publishing, Level 5 Communication


Microsoft is extending its remote-work policy to July 2021 'at the earliest'

Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, Washington. Stephen Brashear Microsoft just extended remote work to July 6, 2021 at the earliest in the US. ZDNet first reported the story.  Microsoft closed offices in March to slow the spread of COVID-19, and had originally said employees would remain at home until October. Google, Facebook, and Amazon also announced they wouldn't require employees in the office until summer 2021. Are you a Microsoft employee? Contact this reporter via the encrypted mes...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, News, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, US, Trends, Strategy, Future Of Work, Tech, Remote Work, Employees, Tim Cook, Signal


Jack Ma's $200 billion Chinese fintech firm Ant Group just got the green-light from China for its monster IPO this month. Here's how the company went from an ant-sized startup to PayPal rival.

Jack Ma in China in 2019. Wang HE/Getty Images Ant Group, an affiliate fintech company of Chinese retail behemoth Alibaba, is gearing up to go public with an anticipated $200 billion valuation. The company was formed in 2014 to run Alipay, a ubiquitous digital payment service used by millions of Chinese shoppers. Here's what we know about Ant Group, whose IPO could catapult the fintech firm past the world's most established financial institutions, like Goldman Sachs. Visit Business Insider...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hong Kong, UK, Finance, China, US, Trends, Strategy, Tech, Paypal, Vienna, House Of Representatives, Shanghai, Alibaba, Tencent


More and more young professionals are moving back in with their parents during COVID-19. Here's why it may not be a bad thing.

Moving back in with your parents as a young adult isn't strange or unusual. skynesher/Getty Images New data from the Pew Research center shows that the number of US adults ages 18 to 29 who live with their parents has increased during the pandemic, reaching 52% in July.  Jeffrey Arnett, a senior scholar in the Department of Psychology at Clark University, says moving home as an "emerging adults" isn't something new or unusual — in many countries around the world, adults often live with...
Tags: Jobs, Parents, Mexico, China, India, US, Trends, Strategy, United States, Paris, Job Search, Pew Research Center, Nordic, Graduates, Miles, Pew Research


A researcher says AI has the power to manipulate us if governments don't regulate it properly. Here's why we're vulnerable to AI, and how it can influence our decisions.

Artificial intelligence needs to be regulated to protect humans from manipulation. MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP via Getty Images AI could influence our decisions in a major way — and lead to dangerous outcomes, says technology researcher TaeWoo Kim. According to his research with Adam Duhachek, AI messages were more persuasive when it showed people how to perform tasks. People were also more likely to accept unfair offers from AI and disclose personal information, a sign that people are more vulnera...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Technology, Opinion, Trends, Strategy, Siri, Artificial Intelligence, Robots, Ai, Kim, Nordic, Amazon Alexa, Contributor, Tech Insider, AI Assistants


7 ways to set yourself apart as a great entrepreneur, not just a good one

If you want to be one of the top performers in business, adopt these seven strategies. EMS-FORSTER-PRODUCTIONS/Getty Images Martin Zwilling is a startup angel investor and the CEO of Startup Professionals, a business that supports small business owners and founders. He says the top performing entrepreneurs share similar traits, including the drive to discover their personal passions, fearlessness of the unknown, and curiosity.  If you want to achieve a similar level of success, Zwilling re...
Tags: Startups, Elon Musk, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurs, Trends, Strategy, Management, Bill Gates, Virgin Group, Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, EMS, Virgin Atlantic, Nordic, Inc


Shonda Rhimes said she left ABC after an exec told her she was asking for too much

Shonda Rhimes has produced TV shows like Grey's Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away with Murder. Rich Fury/VF20/Getty Images Shonda Rhimes told The Hollywood Reporter she decided to leave ABC after an executive asked her, "Don't you have enough?" after she asked for an extra ticket to Disneyland. Rhimes left ABC in 2018 and went on to ink a $150 million TV deal with Netflix, one of the biggest contracts in TV history. Rhimes' revelation comes at a time when companies are acknowledgin...
Tags: Shonda Rhimes, News, Media, Abc, Trends, Strategy, Netflix, The Hollywood Reporter, Disneyland, Grey, Racial Inequality, Don, Hollywood Reporter, Rhimes, Dei, Allana Akhtar


Sakura Kakumei Battles in Powerful Robotic Dresses

The official channel for the Sakura Wars spin-off mobile strategy title Sakura Kakumei has revealed a gameplay trailer going through all the important elements of the game. The newest trailer covers the turn-based tactical strategy gameplay as well as the downtime visual novel-like portions where the player gets to interact with and learn new things […]
Tags: Games, Trailer, Strategy, Smartphones, Anime, Sega, Mecha, Sakura Taisen, Mecha Musume, Casuals, Sakura Kakumei, Sakura Kakumei Battles


Michelin-starred chefs are leaving their jobs to become private chefs for the ultra-rich, where they can make upwards of $14,000 a month

Chef Micail Swindells of private chef service Mymuybueno perfecting a new recipe. Mymuybueno In recent years, more high-earners are looking to hire private Michelin-starred chefs. With people spending more time at home during the pandemic, the trend has increased. Kate Emery, who founded international chef placement company Amandine, says chefs in these permanent private roles can earn upwards of $11,750 to $14,100 per month. High earning potential is what inspired Neil Snowball to leave h...
Tags: Europe, Usa, UK, New York, London, Small Business, France, Restaurants, Trends, Strategy, Wealth, Michelin, Monaco, Mallorca, Snowball, Michelin Star


Inside how the world's best restaurant on the French Riviera reimagined fine dining after it was forced to close

Mirazur's head chef Mauro Colagreco in the restaurant's garden. Matteo Carassale Mirazur is a three Michelin-starred restaurant located in the town of Menton, France, that was ranked as the World's Best Restaurant in 2019. After the restaurant was forced to close in March for the country's 55-day lockdown due to the pandemic, head chef Mauro Colagreco spent time in the restaurant's gardens to develop a new reopening menu, says head sommelier Benoît Huguenin. Chef Colagreco designed...
Tags: Travel, Chef, Japan, France, Restaurants, Singapore, Trends, Strategy, Italy, Michelin, Provence, Fine Dining, Nordic, Mediterranean Sea, Languedoc Roussillon, French Riviera


THE JOB HUNTER'S TOOL KIT: The ultimate tips, tricks, and resources for finding your dream job during the pandemic and beyond

Shutterstock Even though hiring may be down during the coronavirus pandemic, job seekers shouldn't fear: Plenty of companies are looking for skilled workers.With record numbers of people filing for unemployment, however, competition for openings will be stiff. That's why Business Insider compiled a list of advice that will help you stand out in the crowd and find work that's both lucrative and career advancing. Here is what top recruiters, managers, and successful job seekers themselves sa...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Bank Of America, Paypal, Netflix, Job Search, Airbnb, Goldman Sachs, New York Stock Exchange, Intuit


What to do if someone on your work Zoom does something weird, according to an etiquette expert

SewCream/Shutterstock Virtual meetings have been the norm for many since March. But even though people are attending from their homes, business conduct is still expected — even if people are slipping up. If you see someone making a Zoom faux pas, you should alert them or whoever is in charge of the meeting right away. If you're the one making the faux pas, apologize quickly, and don't drag out the issue. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Meetings have looked a little dif...
Tags: Work From Home, Etiquette, Trends, Strategy, Swann, Zoom, Don, Jeffrey Toobin, Elaine Swann, Virtual Meeting, Juliana Kaplan, Contributor 2019, Zoom Etiquette, Elaine Swann Courtesy of Elaine Swann