How many calories should you eat in a day? Well, the answer might surprise you…
Health & Environment

How many calories should you eat in a day? Well, the answer might surprise you…

Calories have long been thought of as one of best ways to keep track of your food intake and maintain or lose weight. But some nutritionists say that common belief isn’t necessarily true. Licensed dietitian and nutritionist Kerri Glassman said that, in general, people should avoid counting calories because it encourages people to focus on the … Continue reading

‘Shark Tank’ investor shares the No. 1 lesson he learned from ‘Think and Grow Rich’
Careers and leadership

‘Shark Tank’ investor shares the No. 1 lesson he learned from ‘Think and Grow Rich’

 Napoleon Hill’s classic “Think and Grow Rich” is a favorite of many highly successful people. In the 1937 bestseller, Hill shares what he learned from studying 500 millionaires, including Andrew Carnegie and Charles Schwab. The book outlines ways to re-imagine how you think about time, money and relationships. In an interview at CNBC’s iConic conference … Continue reading

Careers and leadership

26-year-old self-made millionaire shares 2 tips for breaking into a new industry

You can come up with tons of excuses for not pursuing a new job, but according to Brian Wong, a 26-year-old entrepreneur and self-made millionaire, lack of experience shouldn’t prevent you from making a career move. Wong, CEO and co-founder of mobile advertising company Kiip, is the son of immigrants who worked as restaurant dishwashers … Continue reading

Deloitte executive: Here’s what to do if you haven’t found the perfect job yet
Careers and leadership

Deloitte executive: Here’s what to do if you haven’t found the perfect job yet

For people in their 20s and 30s, the pressure to find the perfect job can be overwhelming. Having a less-than-stellar job title or working at an unexciting company can make you feel like you’ve failed already. But according to Janet Foutty, CEO and chairman of Deloitte Consulting, focusing on what you don’t have can prevent … Continue reading

Ex-Wall Street analyst and CEO: How to have an insanely productive meeting
Tech & Innovation

Ex-Wall Street analyst and CEO: How to have an insanely productive meeting

Fifteen years on Wall Street and multiple years as a tech executive have taught Christa Quarles a key skill — how to get things done efficiently. Quarles is the CEO of OpenTable, an online restaurant reservation company that seats more than 20 million diners each month. The company, owned by the Priceline Group, has generated … Continue reading

Former Google career coach: Forget finding your passion—do this instead
Culture

Former Google career coach: Forget finding your passion—do this instead

The ubiquitous advice to “follow your passion” is well-intentioned but not very helpful, said Jenny Blake, the co-creator of Google‘s career development mentorship program, in a recent CNBC article. If you’re frustrated and not sure what you should be doing with your life, she says you may be thinking about work all wrong. “For some, the … Continue reading

‘House of Cards’ star Michael Kelly: Success isn’t always about money
Culture

‘House of Cards’ star Michael Kelly: Success isn’t always about money

For Michael Kelly, who plays the power-hungry Doug Stamper on “House of Cards,” success isn’t about how much money you have. Setting and achieving goals is more important, Kelly told CNBC. “My mom always told me to set goals for myself,” he said. “And slowly going through and checking those things off of my list, … Continue reading