3 benefits of working remotely

The standard face-to-face team is inefficient for employees and employers alike.

  • A common misconception is that remote teams are not as productive. That is simply not true.
  • While there are pros to having everyone in a centralized location and on the same schedule, a major benefit of having employees work remotely is that it saves time and money.
  • Having a remote team also gives companies more freedom to hire employees based on skill, not proximity.

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Working for Harvey Weinstein was a 'brutal experience'

In 1998, former New Yorker editor Tina Brown went into business with Harvey Weinstein. That was a colossal mistake.

  • Tina Brown was never sexually harassed by Harvey Weinstein, however in 1998, she began a business partnership with Weinstein founding a new magazine following her success rebooting The New Yorker.
  • She describes the experience as a "colossal mistake" and Weinstein as a brutal bully who abused and humiliated his staff and left Brown shell-shocked. The venture was dropped, and Brown's regret is that she didn't pull the plug as soon as she learned what Weinstein was like behind closed doors.
  • Before you get into business with anyone, get to know who they are, advises Brown. Make phone calls to people who have worked with them in the past, and draw a line in the sand so you do not become roped into a bully's world.
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There are plenty of things you can do in a five minute break at work — talk to a colleague, make a cup of tea or coffee, or even go outside for some fresh air.
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There are 5 different financial personalities. Which one are you?

What does your money personality say about how you save (and spend) money?

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  • There are 5 major financial personality types: big spenders, savers, shoppers, debtors, and investors.
  • Your money personality explains why you spend (and save) money the way you do in your day-to-day life.
  • Knowing your money personality can help you understand how to make your money work for you, how to save more, and overall how to make smarter financial choices.
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Jordan Peterson: Career vs. motherhood: Are women being lied to?

We as a society need to rethink the way we value careers over everything else.

  • Around age 19, women are generally focused on their careers. That changes around the age of 30 when they realize that a career is not the primary purpose of their lives.
  • There are a handful of things that are actually fundamental to life, and if one of them is missing it will get in the way of personal fulfillment.
  • For the women with ambitions to be mothers, teaching them that careers are more important does them a great disservice.

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