Ignoring self-care places your health at risk and can harm your company, writes Mathilde Collin, CEO of Front, who learned this when her friend and co-founder underwent cancer treatment. "If I continued to push myself without taking the time to recharge, Front wouldn't be sustainable in the long run," she writes.
Fannie Mae Chief Operating Officer Kimberly Johnson's job is to bring innovation to the organization and encourage collaboration and digitization in a business- and customer-focused way. "While you can have fantastic ideas in place, what matters most is how others are going to interact with the products that you design," she says.
Tropical Race 4 is a strain of pesticide-resistant fungus killing off Cavendish bananas, and researchers are seeking a genetically modified version using the CRISPR gene-editing tool, writes Matt Reynolds. One of the biggest challenges will be overcoming regulatory and societal aversions to genetically modified crops.
If you're unsure whether you've met someone before, can't remember a name or claim expertise when you're clueless, Vanessa Van Edwards has advice for saving face in these difficult moments. "I am a big fan of coming clean and stopping the lie before it gets too far," she writes.
Start each day using the power of visualization to create a productive and successful workday in your mind. Visualize your everyday routine in great detail from start to finish, as the power of visualization is well-documented and powerful, writes Leigh Wedell.
Taking mentorship a step further, create your personal board of directors as your go-to source for information and inspiration in all aspects of your career. The five key players to have in this network include someone who sparks your creativity, a skeptic, a young up-and-comer a networking expert, and your future self.
Although artificial intelligence is utilized early on in the hiring process, the day when robots actually make the hiring decision is a long way off, mainly due to biases discovered in early testing, AI expert Brian Kropp points out. An experimental project reported on by Reuters found that robots "taught" themselves to be biased, choosing men progressively more over women in testing.
Negativity in many different forms, such as why you want to leave your current job, can taint an otherwise great job interview, writes Emily Moore. Instead of focusing on negative traits of a previous job, focus on the positive traits you're seeking out with your next move, experts say.
The expected $2 billion US initial public offering by China's Tencent Music Entertainment is being postponed until at least next month, sources say. The company, which owns a popular music app, reportedly will wait for the markets to stabilize before moving ahead with the offering.
A wage increase from Amazon is putting pressure on small businesses, including ones that do not compete directly with the online retailer, Joyce Rosenberg writes. Instead of competing on pay alone, small businesses can offer flexible work schedules, transportation and other perks, such as training and mentoring.