"The problem is that so many people treat busyness in a performative fashion, where they're almost trying to outdo each other with their level of workplace martyrdom."
"If anyone suggests a drug you need for life, a red flag should go up. Daily medications are more likely to have long-term side effects."
Award-winning foreign correspondent David Loyn discusses what early decisions set the course for America's longest war in Afghanistan, which administrations handled it best, whether anyone foresaw the rapid takeover by the Taliban in August and the future of U.S.-Afghan relations.
"The problem is, most abuses are committed by officers who just aren't thinking. They're scared or they're angry, and those emotions can lead people to behave in irrational ways. Dramatically better and different training could help change this, but one trial probably won't."
"Lifting the cone of silence around menstruation is how we erase the shame and fear associated with periods."
"Managers at every level must be invested in and feel accountable for advancing equity, and that goes double for CEOs and others whose example and actions have outsize influence."
"If you listen carefully, you can then respond in kind with support, connections, introductions and knowledge—which all build up your reputation as dependable and a known doer."
"I worry that we're entering a time where anti-democracy forces will see value in developing new kinds of chemical weapons, and—noting the disruptive impact of COVID-19—perhaps biological weapons."
"Companies care more about what you are going to do in the future than what you did 20 years ago."
Best-selling author of the 'Get What's Yours' series Philip Moeller discusses how to get the best out of telemedicine, the most important thing a patient can do to advocate for him- or herself, how to ensure patients get just the right level of screening and more.
"it's not the people of yesteryear who have to live with these statues. Monuments are given pride of place in our public spaces, so we really need to weigh up what's more important to us: the memory of who we once were or the celebration of who we are now."
"Have a backup for your backup—whether we're talking about computer data, access to your money or escape routes."
"Amazon's drive for automation in everything from its warehouses and delivery vans is likely to lead to massive unemployment, and business and governments will have to work together to find solutions to that."
"Parents shouldn't micromanage. And trying to 'work things out' with other parents just about always backfires."
"I won't unfriend depression. While the friend wants to kill me, I have learned to deny it the means and opportunity to do so, so we're good. Honestly, the perspective that depression has on the world can be edifying even if it is full of distortions," says podcaster John Moe.
"The Electoral College as it functions today damages our republic...Thanks to the winner-take-all rule used to award electors in 48 states, presidential campaigns focus almost entirely on a small handful of "battlegrounds" to the exclusion of the rest of the country."
"One thing we know for sure is that women voters are not a bloc...About half of white women will vote for the Republican candidate, while the vast majority of black women will support the Democratic nominee."
Can Coco Chanel's self-confidence can be an example for ambitious young women in business today?
A mathematician discusses why math is relevant to everyday life, what he thinks of the anti-vaxxer movement and whether he worries about the transmission of communicable diseases during air travel.
The 24/7 news cycle was still new when Richard Jewell was wrongly accused of planting a bomb at the Atlanta Summer Olympics.
"The terrible tragedy at Parkland had a profound impact on those students, their families, our nation and me personally."
O'Connell interviewed Bowie in 2002, and he now shares his insights about Bowie and how his book on Bowie's literary influences came into being.
Their five-year study found many similarities between the thrill-seeking and sometimes inexplicable-seeming choices of teens and those of adolescent animals developing in the wild.
Walker opens up about his new book, 'The Art of Noticing,' and innovation in the digital age.
"He failed as the moral leader of our country that day. He came out of the closet and showed us who he truly is, a racist, plain and simple."