Billionaire Sheryl Sandberg calls for new laws to help Americans through the coronavirus, including mandating paid sick leave and finally fixing the gender wage gap
In an interview with Business Insider, the Facebook COO talked about collective grief during the pandemic and urged policy reform.
A mom wrote a picture book to help her 3 kids make it through the quarantine. Here's her advice for talking to children about the coronavirus without scaring them.
The book uses abstract shapes like lines and squares to illustrate what the pandemic is, without ever explicitly referring to it.
The founders of a beverage startup explain the crisis checklist they're using to reevaluate 2020 goals and navigate their business post-coronavirus
The cofounders of beverage startup Sunwink had to make many changes once the pandemic upended their supply chain and marketing initiatives.
Acknowledging the bad, and sharing the load along with the truth, is one of the most powerful things you can do.
Millions of Americans have been laid off or furloughed. Career experts break down 8 steps to take right now if you're worried you might be next.
Consider working on your career development when you'd normally be socializing outside. Experts recommend online courses and virtual volunteerism.
Facebook is opening applications for its $100 million in grants to small businesses affected by the coronavirus. Here's how to apply.
Applications for Facebook's coronavirus grants are opening, rolling out city by city, starting on April 21 with the New York, Seattle, and Bay Areas.
How to become a highly successful online tutor and make a lucrative living as virtual learning becomes the norm
Online tutors are seeing income increases worldwide amid the pandemic, while online education companies are experiencing major gains.
SIGN UP NOW: We're talking with Slack cofounder and CTO Cal Henderson about how to set the technical vision for a rapidly growing company
Our new Starting Up interview show begins with Slack's technical head. The big question: How do you design — and lead — for massive growth?
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Insurers Cigna and New York Life team up on $50 million relief fund for families of healthcare workers killed by the coronavirus
The Brave of Heart Fund will start providing grant money and grief counseling to affected families as early as May.
A Polish couple went from running a personal training studio to becoming fitness influencers with over 1.7 million YouTube subscribers — and they're set to launch an app this year. Here's how they did it.
Only about 10% of the Fit Lovers' annual revenue comes from YouTube. Fifty percent is derived from partnerships with brands, while 40% is merch sales.
Sending an email to your dream company? We asked a career expert how to write a message that catches the hiring manager's eye.
My sister lives in a group home, and it's been a month since anyone was allowed to visit her because of COVID-19 social-isolation rules
"I always think, does she understand what's going on? Does she think we've abandoned her?" Allison Norlian wrote.
One third of Americans could not afford rent this month, and temporary stimulus checks aren't going to help.
These people from Nielsen, Publicis, Hulu, and more are trying to solve TV advertisers' problems as people flock to streaming services.
The 50 governors in the United States earn different annual salaries ranging from $70,000 to $201,680.
Bill Gates has warned of an impending pandemic for years. Here's how he's dealing with the coronavirus pandemic — from pledging $100 million to fight the outbreak to becoming Warren Buffett's "scientific adviser."
Gates has called the coronavirus a "once-in-a-century pathogen." In a 2015 TED Talk, Gates warned that "we're not ready for the next epidemic."
A sports startup CEO breaks down how he's retooling his business to avoid layoffs with 'short-term adjustments, not long-term pivots'
Fantasy Life CEO Yasin Abbak is focused on keeping costs down and avoiding business distractions until live sports pick back up again.
The trauma caused by the pandemic will haunt us for years. Here are 6 ways to cope and start healing now.
"Our lives have been turned upside down," writes Jennifer Yaeger, a therapist specializing in trauma.
Some wealthy Silicon Valley bigwigs have reportedly already scurried to their doomsday shelters in New Zealand
Those with money in the Valley have become known in recent years for investing in preparations for disaster scenarios, such as viral outbreaks.
Beauty brands have been putting snail slime into their products — and one Tunisian woman sells 44 pounds of snail slime a month.
Some of today's best-known companies, such as Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, and Trader Joe's, got their starts during past US recessions.
The new Michael Jordan documentary, 'The Last Dance,' throws down a marker in the GOAT debate. Here's how Muhammad Ali popularized 'the greatest' moniker and how it grew to touch everything in culture.
The basketball debate about the "greatest of all time" is still going strong, but now it's applied to many things beyond basketball or even sports.
The Gateses stockpiled food in their basement, Warren Buffett is drinking more Coke, and Elon Musk is trying to prove he sent ventilators to California. Here's how the world's richest people have been handling the pandemic.
Billionaires may have better access to coronavirus tests than ordinary Americans, but how they're social distancing doesn't look all that different.
Legal risks for business owners are changing every day. Here's how you could be vulnerable over paid leave, cleaning supplies, and your work-from-home policy.
Here's what employment lawyers say you need to know about managing paid leave, coronavirus cases at work, and cleaning supplies, among other things.
Plant-based fried 'chicken' and a blockchain for turkeys: How agricultural giant Cargill is innovating the global food-production industry and potentially changing what you eat along the way
Now, the IT team's mission is to "be the growth of the company. Not just enable it, but actually be it," said CIO Justin Kershaw.
10 expert-backed tips for women to negotiate better salaries so they get the pay they really deserve
Studies show that many women aren't as confident in their abilities to negotiate as their male peers, and it's costing them.
Instagram only had 13 employees when it was bought by Facebook for $1 billion. A decade later, here's where they've all ended up.
When Instagram was bought by Facebook in 2012, it only had 13 employees — including founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger.
The ultimate guide to getting a job at a dispensary, according to current and former employees, shop owners, and recruiters in the cannabis space
The industry currently employs about 200,000 people in the US, and that number is expected to increase to over 400,000 by 2021. So how can you get in?
Suburban restaurants are getting hit hard — and some are hoping clever videos and PSAs will keep them afloat
While some urban restaurants have successfully transitioned to takeout service, many restaurants in the suburbs aren't having as much luck.
Cannabis experts explain the opportunities waiting to be claimed by entrepreneurs even after we're plunged into a recession — and they have nothing to do with CBD
"This is a chance to catch up or think of something innovative to offer this space," said Mary Pryor, the founder of several cannabis ventures.
What to do with your $1,200 stimulus check if you want to start a side hustle while quarantined, from 3 pros who kicked off successful side gigs without spending a dollar
Your top priority is to have something saved up for emergencies. In the meantime, start a side gig by leveraging social media accounts.
Some wealthy homeowners — like Martha Stewart — are quarantining with their staff and paying a premium for live-in service
From riding out the pandemic in vacation homes with their staff to having supplies and mail delivered in, the wealthy are having a plush pandemic.
Think you're smarter than everyone you know? You could be, scientists say, if you're tall, funny, and a firstborn.
A former Disney executive shares 4 of the most brilliant ideas he's seen for coping with the coronavirus
Duncan Wardle spent 25 years at Disney. He says the COVID-19 outbreak has upset how we operate, but it's also inspired innovative ways to handle it.
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Herder changes René Descartes' statement "I think, therefore I am" and claims: We touch, therefore we know. We touch, therefore we are.
It's a long and difficult process to go from thinking up an idea and talking about it to actually doing it.
The 8 best executive MBAs in the world that let you get a prestigious degree while working full time
11 alumni and staffers explain what makes these programs so great in terms of curriculum, job prospects, networking opportunities, and more.
If you use phrases like "no worries" in emails to calm other people down, you may be guilty of this.
Employees across the globe are working remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic. Here are 18 high-paying jobs you can do from home.
From project management to research engineering to writing, there are many high-paying jobs you can do from home.
Sheryl Sandberg and I video-chatted about grief during a time when the whole world is experiencing it. Here's her personal advice for persevering.
I described my brother's death in a Zoom call with the Facebook COO. Her response is the advice on coping with loss that the world needs right now.
The youngest editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine shares how passion and a great mentor helped her go from studying ballet to running a major publication
"Apply for everything you're not qualified for. Skills can be learned — if you have the belief that you can do it, you can."
Here's how a couple used their own relationship struggles to build a $2 million love-coaching side hustle that saved 10,000 marriages
Stacey and Paul Martino used online marketing to draw in potential clients who were struggling with divorce and other relationship issues.
I flew the 'world's best' business class on Qatar Airways just before the COVID-19 pandemic rocked the airline industry and changed the world as we know it.
I used frequent flyer miles for Qatar Airways' QSuite, the "world's best" business class, before the pandemic worsened. Here's what it was like.
If you want to be a female chief executive, you might want to move to one of these states, according to ZenBusiness' recent analysis.
Here are the 20 economics, self-help, and strategy books C-suite execs are reading right now to get their firms through COVID-19
Themes include the common good, leadership and crisis management.
In a new 2018 report, BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service, describes how AI works and looks at its present and potential future applications.
The former top doctor of the US shares his advice on how to stay in touch with friends and family without discussing coronavirus the whole time
Make a pact to share three things that brought you joy that day, Dr. Vivek Murthy, the former US surgeon general suggested.
For the past month I've been using Superhuman, the email app VCs are obsessed with that costs $30 a month — and I'm never going back to Gmail
Superhuman changed my relationship with email. I stopped hoarding messages. I became more responsive. And I reached inbox zero for the first time.