Last week, as Mark Zuckerberg was preparing for his own paternity leave, he announced that all Facebook employees-men and women, heterosexual and same sex couples-would be entitled to four months paid parental leave.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. -- Anne Frank This week I was quite moved, hearing t...
Mark Zuckerberg stunned the world yesterday. Not with the announcement of a baby girl. Everybody knew that was coming. It was an accompanying letter outlining his and his wife Priscilla's plan to donate 99 percent of Facebook stock (valued now at $45 billion) to a foundation.
Breakthrough Energy Coalition a global group of private investors, representing several billions in capital, who will support companies that are taking innovative clean-energy ideas out of the lab and into the marketplace. BEC will interact with MI.
Smart business leaders know what's good for the environment can also be good for the economy. No place is that more evident right now than at the UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris, where business is taking center stage as global leaders focus on fixing our ailing planet.
As lady bosses, we sometimes find ourselves struggling trying to fit our voluptuous brains into a rigid, traditional business model that was never designed by or for women to begin with. My answer to this? Reject the model.
We shouldn't refuse a gesture of love, an act of simple gratitude, or a nod to solidarity because it's not big enough. Every profile page turned to the color of France's flag creates a momentary awareness of the trauma of terrorism, no matter where it strikes.
Think of it this way. Your sophomore year you meet someone who lacks facial expressions and any notion of professionalism, but otherwise they seem pretty interesting.
Let me assure you that "personalized learning" is a far, far cry from the type of education we got at Exeter. Students may be in control of their "learning trajectory," in such a model, but not of their own minds, as we were at Exeter. In my humble opinion, this is a bastardization of true education.
Thank you Mark for creating the safety check button during the Paris attacks. Thanks to you, since last night we were able to reassure people we love and vice versa. Thanks also for creating Facebook, such a great machine, who invented a new word : social network.
There's entre nous. There's entre' cote. And then there's entre-preneur. Just like the intimate just between us (entre nous) phrase and the succu...
It will take quite some time for the company to see tangible financial returns from the initiative. I would expect that Facebook's approach to India is that it is investing for the longer-term.
Blogging is probably the most undervalued and thankless job. Yours truly's, included. Imagine if you went to work every day and came home with nothing in your pocket except a few "Likes"?
Downtown Newark is only 12 miles from lower Manhattan, but there are days when the distance seems much greater. While New York grapples with gentrification and globalization, Newark struggles -- with some signs of success -- to revive its economy.
It is not the age that makes Zuckerberg and Modi incompatible friends. It is in fact their divergent world vision that will ultimately clash and hamper a great friendship between the two in the long run.
The trio of Zuckerberg, Christie, and Booker came in to try to flip Newark's school system, predicting that within five years, they would have a national model for turning around any big urban school system that needed help.