In a bizarre example of rewarding failure, Gwyneth Paltrow’s widely-derided lifestyle brand, Goop, is going to become an entire magazine. The ditzy website, known for shockingly poor health tips like steaming your vagina and recipes for psychic chocolate, will go into print with the backing of Condé Nast. Fashion industry site WWD revealed this morning that Paltrow’s brain-child is about to grow up, and will spring forth onto newstands once a quarter. Vogue’s  Anna Wintour i...
The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today's answer for, "Who do you go to when you need career advice?" is written by Lenore Karafa, partner at McChrystal Group. One month into a new job, I knew it wasn't going to work. I was at a fast-growing startup, but in the wrong role, wrong location, and my employer had just reduced my opportunity for a sizable bonus. It had taken me months to find th...
They’re… just like us?Obvious ChildIt’s Bloomberg Businessweek’s Showbiz Issue 2017, and they asked eleven celebrities to discuss personal finance:11 Celebrities on How They Spend Their MoneyYou’d expect these to be stories about splurging and living the high life—they’re celebrities, after all, so that should mean they have more money than they know what to do with, right?—but the majority of these interviews focus on understanding your contracts, knowing where your money goes...
By now, everyone knows Efe Ejeba won the 2017 edition of Big Brother Naija. Image: Africa Magic   The Warri indigene who is back in the country and has been going on tour since his arrival is also a music artiste and when asked what he’ll use the prize money to do, Efe said he will be promoting his music and also going for a ‘thank you’ tour. Nigerian rapper, Ycee and ‘Jagaban’ crooner however thinks he shouldn’t put all his money into music Which is a major k...
The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today's answer for, "Who do you go to when you need career advice?" is written by Keri Gohman, president of Xero Americas. After nearly a decade at Capital One COF , I received a job offer that was impossible to ignore: a position at one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in the world. But it would require leaving ...
The CEO of Voya Financial has some reassuring words for investors frightened by the geopolitical risks around the world and the recent pullback in the markets: Think long term. Rodney Martin tells Fortune's Susie Gharib: "We are bullish on the long-term prospect for the market. We are cautiously optimistic on rising interest rates. That's good for our customers. It's good for America." But he adds, "Our biggest caution for our customers is the not jumping in and out of the market, being consiste...
The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today's answer for, "How do you deal with the pressures of work and being a new parent?" is written by Heather Zynczak, chief marketing officer at Pluralsight. After having three kids in less than four years, I completely understand the excitement and worry that comes with juggling your career and family life. I'm the definition of a working mom, serving a...
Nigerians fervently believe in education. Not just education but the kind where your CGPA is around 5.0. The kind of education where you speak and everyone cranes their necks to catch the wisdom dripping from your genius of a brain. Which was why growing up, our parents always did this: Image: Twitter/ @KReseacher- Kenyan Facts   In their minds, we would all be doctors, lawyers and engineers earning the big bucks and sending money home. Even if those career choices weren’t our dreams....
J.K. Rowling may be one of the bestselling authors of all time, but before the release of the Harry Potter series, she was a struggling writer like so many others. Now, she has revealed the piece of advice she wishes she’d been given in those pre-wizarding world days. Rowling took to Twitter Monday to share a tweet from fellow writer Y’assssssss Al Ghul encouraging others to persevere with their work. “HEY! YOU! You’re working on something and you’re thinking R...
NEW DELHI: The BJP on Tuesday hailed the Supreme Court's advice for an amicable settlement of the Ayodhya Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said that a solution through friendly negotiations was the best way to solve the long-pending dispute. "This is a very good step by the apex court. Even the BJP has been encouraging solving the issue through negotiations," said P.P. Chaudhary, Minister of State for Law and Justice and a senior BJP leader. ...
Goldman Sachs, known for advising the world’s richest and most powerful, is building a so-called robo-adviser geared to mass affluent customers, according to a job listing posted Monday on the bank’s website. A Goldman spokesman declined to comment. The job posting for employees to help build the platform comes as Goldman gs is looking at ways to broaden its customer base outside the super wealthy, including making deeper inroads into new consu...
Jessica Herrin's greatest strength is her endless will to hustle. The founder and CEO of Stella and Dot is driven by her passion to create flexible, entrepreneurial opportunities for women and supporting small businesses. She sees how women are completely different than they were in the 1950s, and therefore, the traditional business models have changed. Listen to this week's episode of our Fortune Unfiltered podcast to learn more about how she created a successful business at only 24 years old, ...
Need some fashion advice? Don't call up mom, just head over to Amazon. The online retail giant has been dabbling in apparel for quite some time now, and its latest investment in fashion comes in the form of "Outfit Compare." The post Amazon will now give you fashion advice thanks to the new feature Outfit Compare appeared first on Digital Trends.
AMONG the trove of American intelligence agency documents released by Wikileaks this week is one that instructs the country’s spies on protocols to follow while travelling abroad. Some of these are quite specific to the CIA’s needs. (“Talk to CCIE/Engineering about your planned TDY timeline,” the document begins, adding such tidbits as “Breeze through German Customs because you have your cover-for-action story down pat.”) But others are just good common-sense business travel tips—f...
Former President George W. Bush has some advice for President Donald Trump. Bush’s words of wisdom were two-fold —he wants to see Trump succeed in office and wished the new Commander-in-Chief well, the 43rd president said in an interview Sunday with TODAY. “I’d say the same advice I gave before: It’s a really hard job and I wish you all the best,” he told Sunday TODAY host Willie Geist. And aside from his general advice, Bush also suggested that Trump surroun...
I got to talking with my Uber driver, as one does, Wednesday morning, the day after an embarrassing video surfaced of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick berating an Uber driver. My conversation partner for 20 minutes had not seen the video, but he'd heard about it. A Brazilian who'd been driving for UberX for two years, he was a taxi driver before that. He drives about 10 hours a day. The money isn't great, especially after car maintenance, gas, and car washes. But he needs the work, and he's grateful for...
NEW DELHI: Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has urged the government to junk a rule which bars him from giving legal advice to various ministries without involving the Law Ministry, saying it delays decision-making on important matters. Rohatgi has also said the rule which requires law officers to give legal opinion to various central ministries and departments only when the issue is referred to them by the Law Ministry runs contrary to constitutional provisions. In a recent letter to Law Minist...
The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today's answer for, "How can you find career support outside of your friends and family?" is written by Lauren Stiller Rikleen, author and president of the Rikleen Institute for Strategic Leadership. Six years ago, I left a multi-decade career I loved--practicing environmental law and serving as a mediator--to pursue my passion for writing, speaking, and t...
For many years, I subscribed to a very flawed definition of success, buying into our collective delusion that burnout is the necessary price we must pay. Then, in 2007, I had a painful wake-up call: I fainted from sleep deprivation and exhaustion, hit my head on my desk and broke my cheekbone. I wrote about this experience in my last book, Thrive, and as I went around the world talking about the book, I found that the subject people wanted to discuss most—by far—was sleep: How diff...
People who don’t keep a consistent bedtime routine are the ones who tend to have the most difficulty with sleep, says Dr. Neomi Shah, associate professor of medicine at the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City. Sound familiar? Use this pre-bed plan to hit reset and start getting five-star snoozes. Week 1: Lay down sleep ground rules To kick off, focus on just three essential changes. “You’d be surprised how hard it can be to put down your phone at a decent time, for exa...