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Self-improvement guide to being happier in one week

Don’t look back.Chris Jackson/Getty Images for Ascot Racecourse We recently published a guide to changing your life — overhauling your habits and replacing them with better ones — in 31 days. But 31 days is a long time. If you need (or want) to see a change sooner, we’ve got …

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Google memo says Urs Hölzle discouraged pro-diversity posts

Google Senior VP Urs Hölzle Google Google is under fire for supposedly being an inhospitable place for conservatives and was sued this week by James Damore for allegedly discriminating against whites, males, and conservatives. But a former engineer, in a newly released memo, said the company is equally unwelcoming to employees …

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LinkedIn’s Reid Hoffman says successful people need to ‘unlearn’

LinkedIn founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman says it’s necessary to become an “unlearner.” Steve Jennings/Getty Images Billionaire LinkedIn founder and Greylock investor Reid Hoffman believes that successful people need to hone the skill of “unlearning.” “Unlearning” is the act of recognizing that the factors responsible for a past success …

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What flight attendants wish passengers would stop doing

Flight attendants share how they really feel about that Diet Coke you just ordered, and more potentially annoying habits.withGod/ShutterstockWe all have annoying habits, and travel tends to bring out the worst in people. If you have any sympathy for your flight attendants, who, day in and day out, are privy …

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How to trust your decisions when you have the final say

Don’t get stuck in the planning stage. Make a decision. Cindy Ord/Getty Images Susan Lyne is a venture capitalist who has had leadership roles at Disney, Martha Stewart Omnimedia, and Gilt Groupe, among other places. She said she learned how to be a leader as the founder of a film …

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GSK CEO Emma Walmsley on diversity in pharma

Emma Walmsley of GlaxoSmithKline poses in this undated photograph released in London. Reuters via handout GSK CEO Emma Walmsley is the first woman to lead a big pharmaceutical company.  At an investor conference on Tuesday, she was asked about female leadership in the industry. She responded with how she thinks …

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Business Insider is hiring an editorial markets intern

Spencer Platt/Getty Business Insider is looking for a markets editorial intern to be a part of Markets Insider, a new adventure in our growing Markets coverage. We recently launched Markets Insider, a global real-time markets data destination and are looking for an intern reporter to create and curate for this vertical with …

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