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Women in Tech: Stories Behind the Statistics

Women in Tech: Stories Behind the Statistics

In this technology-dependent world, it's clear that the flow of information is key to our shared future. But who gets to help build that future? Of all entry-level positions in the tech field, just 37 percent are occupied by women. For managerial positions and the hallowed “C-Suite,” the number drops to 15 percent. So why is this?

Work-Life Balance Is Dead, and Here's Why

Work-Life Balance Is Dead, and Here's Why

When you finally come home at the end of a long day of work, you want to have an actual life. You socialize, shop, catch a movie, and maybe go to your favorite restaurant. The truth is, all that time, a thought lingers in the back of your mind: “I have to wake up early tomorrow.” And there’s nothing wrong with it. We’re looking into whether it makes sense to try and achieve a perfect balance between your work and life—and if not, what are some alternative attitudes.

Worst Career Regrets People Have (but You Can Avoid)

Worst Career Regrets People Have (but You Can Avoid)

Career regret is common, but you don't have to make the same mistakes others have made. Learn what most people regret and avoid these bad career decisions. Otherwise, you'll live with them for the rest of your professional life.

Your Personal Life Is a Project. Learn to Manage It like a PM Superstar!

Your Personal Life Is a Project. Learn to Manage It like a PM Superstar!

We all know these people who always seem to be on top of things—get more done in less time, deliver on every task they take on. To help you become one of them, I reached out to a few successful project managers—people who get paid to be *master* planners—and asked what to do to better manage one’s personal life. Here are their best tips.

You Love Your Career… But You’re Burning Out

You Love Your Career… But You’re Burning Out

The risk of burnout nowadays is higher than ever. Seven out of ten Millenials are experiencing some level of burnout in their jobs. Why are we feeling burned out then? Is it because we hate our jobs? Our peers? No. Burnout can affect even those of us who love our careers. But it can be avoided. And this article will show you how to do it.

Microdosing LSD to GTD: Fact of Fiction?

Microdosing LSD to GTD: Fact of Fiction?

Micro doses of LSD and other psychedelics have become the new cognitive enhancer of choice in the Silicon Valley. Young professionals report increased productivity, creativity, and even compassion. But are there any research-backed findings that prove microdosing psychedelics might actually work? Can other, more “traditional” enhancers be of any use? We’re investigating the issue and confronting the hype with science.