Katherine Wintsch, the founder and CEO of The Mom Complex, spends her days helping giant consumer brands like Johnson & Johnson, Unilever, and LEGO understand one of their most important demographics: moms. It doesn’t hurt that she is one herself. advertisement advertisement Wintsch recently spoke with Fast Company to explain her philosophies for running a family-friendly company—and to share a calendar-engineering strategy that will probably change your life. FAST COMPANY: Can you talk a little bit about your routine–what you do before and after work, and then on weekends? KATHERINE WINTSCH: I’ll drop the kids off at school and then do yoga, usually 8:30 to 9:30, and then go into the office. I usually don’t get to the office until around 10, and then have a pretty pressure-packed, intense day until 6-ish. Another thing I do is I usually take time away from work to do personal errands versus doing them on the weekends. So if I have to get my … [Read more...] about This CEO’s Calendar Strategy Will Help You Reclaim Your Life
Divorce destroys family life essay
Coming soon to a tech billionaire’s Silicon Valley home, Morgan Freeman is: Jarvis. advertisement advertisement As I wrote yesterday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has finished building Jarvis, his home AI assistant. Among other things, the system can turn lights on and off, play music based on the personal tastes of both him and wife Priscilla Chan, automatically open their front gate for friends, make toast, and even wake up their one-year-old daughter Max with Mandarin lessons. The system was inspired by Tony Stark’s Jarvis AI, from the Iron Man movies. Stark, of course, is played by Robert Downey, Jr., and after Zuckerberg asked the public in October who should be the voice, Downey himself volunteered, saying he would “do it in a heartbeat” if actor Paul Bettany, the voice of Jarvis in the Iron Man films, got paid and the resulting money went to a charity of Benedict Cumberbatch’s choice. But the public had other ideas. Zuck’s post … [Read more...] about Morgan Freeman Will Be The Voice Of Jarvis, Mark Zuckerberg’s Home AI Assistant
Below is the complete speech delivered by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on February 1, 2019."Madam Speaker,I rise to present the Interim Budget for the year 2019-20. I am deeply conscious of the absence of Shri Arun Jaitley today. I am sure the House joins me in wishing Shri Jaitley speedy recovery, good health and a long life in the service of the nation.Close Madam Speaker, the people of India gave a strong mandate to our Government. Under the visionary leadership of Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, we have given the most decisive, stable and clean Government and have undertaken transformational structural reforms. We have reversed the policy paralysis engulfing the nation and have restored the image of the country. The major achievement of this Government was that we strived our utmost to change the mind-set and ignited the self-confidence of the nation. related news Need feel-good factor to revive consumption: Exide Life CIO Shyamsunder Bhat … [Read more...] about Full text of Finance Minister Piyush Goyal’s 2019 Budget speech
Tribal groups across India have called for ‘Bharat Bandh’ on March 5 to protest a recent Supreme Court ruling which ordered the eviction of tribals and traditional forest dwellers from their natural habitat.Despite the top court staying the order until July 10, the tribals see the move as a temporary reprieve, fearing that the order will be overturned in the absence of a proper law.The tribal groups are now demanding that the Centre pass an ordinance to protect their rights. The apex court’s order is said to affect over 11 lakh tribals across 21 states.Close Let’s take a look at why the Supreme Court evicted tribals from their homes. related news CBI carries out searches at 13 locations in Rs 568.52 crore bank fraud 200 recommendations of Swaminathan report accepted by govt: Agri minister Believe Congress will take 'good decision' about leadership: Sachin Pilot What is the Supreme Court ruling?On February 21, a bench of Justices Arun Mishra, Navin … [Read more...] about Explained | Bharat Bandh on March 5: Why are over 11 lakh tribals across 21 states up in arms?
At some point in their careers, your employees will reach a breaking point: Are they happy with their jobs and careers, or is it time to move on, to try something new? Too often, companies are letting excellent employees leave, rather than enabling them to reach their full potential. advertisement advertisement Take the example of Michael, a finance director who left his corporate accounting career after 30 years because he was no longer motivated by his work. After a volunteering stint with an organization that needed both his accounting skills and his personal passion for photography, he found a new drive to do accounting work when and where it made a difference. He now works in accounting for small nonprofits where he knows that his skills are helping others and having a positive impact on the world. Michael’s experience allowed him to discover how his accounting career can, in a small way, change the world. That he had to leave a good job with a good company in … [Read more...] about Purpose-driven leaders will occupy your workplace in 2020: Here’s how to maximize them