Thursday, September 23

Contributor 2021

Allyship, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2021, DEI, Diversity, Inclusion, Nordic, Strategy

I’m an anti-bias expert. Here’s how to stop performative allyship at work — and 4 things to do instead.

Lydia Elle is a business consultant based in southern California who leads anti-bias workshops. She says allyship starts with recognizing and calling out discrimination and being consistent to build trust. Here's what she says to do to be a better ally at work, as told to freelance writer Melissa Petro. LoadingSomething is loading. This as-told-...
BITranspo, Contributor 2021, Tech Contributor, Tech Contributors, Tekendra Parmar, Transportation

Why are SpaceX and Blue Origin fighting over NASA’s lunar lander contract?

On August 19th, Blue Origin filed a lawsuit regarding NASA's $2.3 billion contract with SpaceX. Losing the contract was a big blow to Blue Origin, which was originally seen as a front runner. Understanding the two companies differences is key to knowing why they're vying for the coveted contract. LoadingSomething is loading. Blue Origin recently filed a lawsuit with the US C...
BI-freelancer, career advice, Careers, Contributor 2021, Entrepreneurship, Jen Glantz, Laura Casado, Networking, Nordic, Strategy, Work

The scripts to use when introducing yourself at a networking event, conference, and any other professional meeting

Jen Glantz is an entrepreneur and the founder of Bridesmaid for Hire. She created a series of scripts to use to introduce herself in different professional settings. Networking won't be as intimidating if you already have an idea of ​​what to say, she says. LoadingSomething is loading. It can be challenging to find the right thing to say about yourself when meeting someone ...
BI-freelancer, Business News Contributor, contributor 2019, Contributor 2021, covid vaccine, COVID-19, COVID-19 vaccine, Healthcare, Vaccine, vaccine hesitancy

I convinced my vaccine-hesitant boyfriend to get the COVID-19 shot — here’s how

Ceoli Jacoby, a University of Maryland student, convinced her boyfriend to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Her boyfriend was skeptical due to a bad reaction to the meningitis vaccine as a child. This is her story, as told to freelance writer Meira Gebel. LoadingSomething is loading. This as-told-to essay comes from a conversation about vaccine hesitancy with Ceoli Jacoby, a 20-yea...
car ownership, Contributor, contributor 2019, Contributor 2020, Contributor 2021, electric car batteries, Freelancer UK, Netflix, Opinión, Renault, Spotify, Subscription service, Tech Insider, Volvo

The Netflix generation won’t want to own cars – here’s how the auto industry can adapt

Ex-Nissan COO Dr Andy Palmer argues subscription models could be the future of car use. In this op-ed, he says Millenials and Gen Z are already used to such models in other areas of life. They could combine the flexibility of rentals with the benefits of ownership, he writes. See more stories on Insider's business page. A quick look at your bank statements will most likely reveal a consistent theme in each month's transactions: payments to Netflix , Apple Music, or Amazon Prime.A generation of consumers, and I'm one of them, have become addicted to su...