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Talking with Queen Elizabeth II taught me a powerful lesson about the art of conversation

Having had the opportunity to talk with her on many occasions over several years, I was flabbergasted at how she had honed the skill to perfection.
The Cartier Mansion.

The story of how Cartier’s iconic New York store was paid for in pearls

In 1916, Pierre Cartier put what he believed to be the most expensive necklace in the world in his New York showroom. It caught Maisie Plant's eye.
Sara Nelson, the president of the Association of Flight Attendants, speaks during a press conference on aviation safety during the January shutdown.

America’s most influential flight attendant helped end the longest government shutdown. Now she’s on a mission to revive unions — an...

AFA-CWA president Sara Nelson is calling for Americans across industries to organize to end inequities and unchecked power in the country.
Justin Kan.

I’m a 36-year-old CEO who sold my first startup for $1 billion. Here’s what I’ve learned this past decade.

Justin Kan says that achieving your goals won't bring about permanent happiness — only a temporary change.

I’m a neurosurgeon, and the best morning routine I’ve found consists of just 3 simple steps

As a neurosurgeon, coach, author, speaker, and dad, my morning routine is the secret to my success. Here are three simple steps to creating yours.

Everything you need to know about buying and eating caviar, so you don’t look like a slob at your next fancy dinner party

How exactly did caviar (also known as fish eggs) become such a highly coveted delicacy in the food world?
Krista Federow.

A super quick, 8-step checklist to fill out on Friday that will make coming in on Monday that much easier

Setting aside just 15 minutes on Friday afternoon can go a long way toward starting the next week off on the right foot.

4 ways to stop checking your email so frequently

Over checking your email could not only be distracting, but it's also costly for your employer. These strategies can help.
Maura Nevel Thomas.

How to identify the common work habits that are sabotaging your productivity and attention management

My clients tell me one of their biggest distractions is being interrupted by what I call "OPPs" — other people's problems.
Abby Lockhart, a nurse on ER played by Maura Tierney.

Nurses reveal the meaning of code words they use that patients don’t understand

Want to be a better-informed patient? We compiled a list of the code words a nurse would use and exactly what they mean.