A founders’ agreement is highly recommended. This legally binding document will be a joint agreement between the founders highlighting key guidelines and terms that will structure the different scenarios that may occur. Creating an exit strategy is just as important as creating the initial business plan. A failing business might also put an end to the friendship. While your business might not always be salvageable, a founders’ agreement can at least ensure that matters are taken care of in a mature way, even if you go your separate ways professionally. … [Read more...] about I cofounded two startups with my best friend. Here are 5 ways we made it work
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Sadhya is eaten differently in different parts of Kerala, the Travancore sadhya features Boli and Palpayasam towards the end, whereas the Palakkad Sambar has dry roasted coconuts in it. Pappadams are meant to be crushed over the dark Payasam (dessert) along with a small banana to balance the meal. Sambhar and Rasam, like Pappadam, are invasive to Kerala cuisine, but harmoniously co-exist with other traditional elements. … [Read more...] about Kerala’s Onam sadhya | Ayurveda, Yoga, Vastu Shastra…Balebesh!
Keep in mind that it’s not always easy for someone on the spectrum to say, “Here’s how my autism affects me, and here’s how it doesn’t.” Autism can often intersect with other factors like anxiety or ADHD. The important thing is to establish trust and open a line of communication so an employee feels comfortable going to their manager with feedback or suggestions around what they need. … [Read more...] about How companies can support neurodiverse employees who choose to ‘come out’
For the last few years, Tynes has worked with colleagues to study the ways that engaging with racism online increases one’s risk for trauma. Her work sheds light on how racism in multiple mediums—both in person and online—can lead to depressive symptoms. The most recent effort she participated in, which was led by assistant professor at Rutgers’s School of Public Health Devin English, found that on average, Black youth are exposed to five discriminatory messages per day—with many of them being online. … [Read more...] about There is nowhere to hide from trauma when you’re a Black person on the internet
In 1997, the former dissatisfied music industry drone moved out to L.A. She gave herself a two-week deadline to brave the dreaded open mic scene for the first time, and confirm a long-held suspicion that she had what it took to succeed at stand-up comedy. In just six months, Notaro was getting booked as an opening act. Three months later, she was going out on the road. In the past year, she has released a hit comedy album, been cast on fellow comic Amy Schumer’s TV show, and earned unbidden praise from some of the most respected names in the business. She has also been diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer. Now, the comic is doing everything she can to make the most out of the moment she’s earned. … [Read more...] about Thank You, I Have Cancer: How Tig Notaro Is Finding the Comedy in Tragedy (Without The Time)