“Innovation and leadership are both key to world changing ideas,” he says in a written statement. “Perfect Day has established both innovation in its use of technology and novel approach to fighting climate change and clear leadership in building a category with a multi-year head start in the industry they’re helping to build.” … [Read more...] about Bob Iger joins his first non-Disney board since Apple
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While nobody knows how the pandemic will continue to unfold, or when we will manage to contain it, you can assume certain trends to be part of the new normal, so you can make informed or rational bets on the future. For example, the world will be more rather than less virtual than in the past. There will probably be less in-person contact with others. Doing hybrid work, working from home, and being a digital nomad will continue to trend. You can also expect digital, agile, data-based, and tech-oriented businesses and industries to thrive, at least relative to their competitors. … [Read more...] about Is now the right time to change jobs?
“If a patient sends me a message through the patient portal and asks for advice on something, I will do a whole exchange through email to sort out their problem or I’ll give them a call—but I don’t get paid for this,” says Ishani Ganguli, the lead author on the study. “Doctors have every incentive to say, I’m not going to talk to you now over email—I’m going to have you come in for a visit.” … [Read more...] about Study: Female doctors spend more time with patients, but get paid less than men
Things started to change in the 18th century, as the Industrial Revolution yanked millions of people away from the agricultural economy and into a future marked by factories, railroads, and crowded, burgeoning cities. For the first time in history, young people could imagine their lives unfolding differently from what their parents and grandparents had experienced; for the first time, masses of people could move easily from one place to another, and away from the communities that had once defined them. Land was no longer so important once industry emerged, and children no longer so crucial. And as these changes rippled through society, norms of love and marriage began to shift as well. Young people could find each other outside the confines of their village and beyond the prying eyes of their elders. They could support themselves independently and live in smaller units, what we now think of as the nuclear family. They could afford to fall in love, and to build a new narrative of … [Read more...] about Love in the time of Zoom: Why we’re in the midst of a dating revolution
Sleep impacts every one of our biological systems. Serious consequences can result with poor sleep quality. Here’s a short list: Blood pressure may increase. Risk of coronary heart disease could go up. Our endocrine system releases more cortisol, a stress hormone. We become more aroused by “fight or flight” syndrome. There’s a reduction of growth hormone and muscle maintenance. There’s a higher chance of increased appetite and weight gain. The body has less glucose tolerance and greater insulin resistance; in the long term, that means an increased risk for Type 2 diabetes. … [Read more...] about Why sleep experts say it’s time to ditch Daylight Saving Time