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Bipartisan, contributor 2019, Economy, Government, House, Nancy Pelosi, Politics, Senate, Washington DC, weekend BI US

Nancy Pelosi says the House won’t vote on the bipartisan infrastructure deal until after the Senate passes a larger package

Nancy Pelosi says the House won't vote on the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package until the Senate passes a separate $3.5 trillion package. "We all know that more needs to be done," she offered in an appearance on ABC on Sunday. GOP Senator Rob Portman says Pelosi's stance contradicts President Biden's efforts to pass the bipartisan deal. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
booster shot, contributor 2019, COVID-19 vaccine, Fauci, Healthcare, Politics, Vaccines, weekend BI US

Dr. Fauci says a third booster shot for COVID-19’might likely happen’ for people who are immunocompromised

On CNN Sunday morning, Dr. Anthony Fauci said a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot "might likely happen." Emerging data from Israel indicates that the two-shot Pfizer vaccine could be less effective against the Delta variant. As Delta causes a surge in cases, Fauci said the coronavirus outbreak is now "a pandemic among the unvaccinated." LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Anti-vaccine, Anti-Vaxx, contributor 2019, COVID-19 vaccine, Disinformation, Doctor, Healthcare, Joseph Mercola, Science, weekend BI US

This natural health doctor has published over 600 articles claiming coronavirus vaccines are a fraud — he’s part of the’disinformation dozen’ responsible for the vast majority of COVID-19 misinformation on Facebook

12 people are responsible for the majority of COVID-19 disinformation being spread online, a CCDH study found. Number one is Joseph Mercola, a natural health doctor who publishes anti-vaxx claims to a following of 3.6 million on social media. One of Mercola's articles, "Could Hydrogen Peroxide Treat Coronavirus?", was shared nearly 5,000 times on Facebook. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
career advice, Careers, contributor 2019, Dan Schawbel, Entrepreneurs, Interview, MTV, Nordic, original contributor, podcast, Rob Dyrdek, Skateboarding, Strategy

Pro skateboarder Rob Dyrdek on how he became an entrepreneur and his best career advice

Dan Schawbel is a bestselling author, speaker, and host of "5 Questions with Dan Schawbel." In a recent episode, he spoke with former pro skateboarder and TV host Rob Dyrdek. Dyrdek discussed his evolution as an entrepreneur and shared his best career advice. LoadingSomething is loading. Rob Dyrdek is a former pro skateboarder also known for ho...
Advice, Books, Contributor, contributor 2019, Development, Next Big Idea Club, Nordic, Personal Growth, Reading, Self-Help, Strategy

7 books that can supercharge your personal growth this summer

The following article was first published by The Next Big Idea Club and has been republished here with permission. Diving into an impactful book is a great way to kick off a journey of personal growth. if you'd like to invest some time and energy into personal growth, these 7 books are an excellent place to start. LoadingSomething is loading. O...
BI-freelancer, Business News Contributor, Clothes, contributor 2019, Inclusivity, Lingerie, Nordic, Plus Size Fashion, Retail, Shopping, Victoria's Secret

See inside Victoria’s Secret’s revamped’store of the future’ as it ditches Angels to lure more women

Mandy Shunnarah visited the redesigned Victoria's Secret store at the Polaris Fashion Place mall near Columbus, Ohio. The store swapped its bubblegum pink decor and size-zero mannequins for muted colors and fuller figures. Shunnarah noticed fresh changes but says the rebranding still doesn't feel inclusive of plus-size women. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
BI-freelancer, contributor 2019, Education, forbearance, Nordic, Personal Finance, Strategy, Student Loan Debt, student loan forgiveness, Student Loans, Students

3 people on how ending the COVID-19 student-loan forbearance will impact their lives and finances

The CARES Act student-loan forbearance period comes to a close at the end of September. Insider spoke to three people with between $14,000 and $185,000 in debt about how this impacts them. "With the forbearance ending, student-loan forgiveness is my best bet," Glenda Johnson said. LoadingSomething is loading. Millions of Americans are still rec...
BI-freelancer, Blue Origin, blue origin launch, contributor 2019, Jeff Bezos, Nordic, Rockets, Space, Tech Insider, Transportation

I got as close as possible to the launch site where Jeff Bezos blasted into space — here’s what it was like

This morning, Jeff Bezos went on an 11-minute flight into space aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket. Andy Luten was on the scene in the small West Texas town of Van Horn, as close as spectators could get to the launch site. Cheers erupted from the crowd as the rocket took flight, and many young space enthusiasts had come to witness the event. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Apology, Communication, Company Culture, Contributor, contributor 2019, Honesty, Inc., Leader, Leadership, Nordic, Strategy, Welcome

7 phrases leaders should use more often to show vulnerability and build trust with their team

The tone and attitude of leaders can influence the psychological safety in their workplace. Speaking honestly and openly can help you build a high-performing, engaged, and inclusive team. Use phrases like'I appreciate you' and'I'm sorry' more often to build trust within your team. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
BI-freelancer, contributor 2019, Investing, Landlord, Nordic, Passive Income, property management, Real Estate, Real Estate Advice, Rental Property, side hustles, Strategy

3 costly mistakes I learned the hard way being the landlord of a 12-unit apartment complex

Ryan Lais is a career counselor for high school students with disabilities and real estate entrepreneur. After several years as landlord of an apartment complex, Lais says he learned to communicate more with tenants. Ask your tenants to share any issues up front, and be on top of garbage and parking lot maintenance. See more stories on Insider's business page. LoadingSomething is loading. ...