Tag: Advice

5 Ways to Ensure a Healthy Friendship

Numerous studies, relationship experts and even ancient philosophers have all come to the same conclusion: strong social ties are one of the keys to happiness. And, friendships may also be the best medicine for our physical and mental health. A 2005 Australian study found that strong social networks are also likely to increase longevity. So, how can we ensure healthy…

Four Things Successful Women in Marketing Do

For women in marketing leadership roles, the trajectory to success looks different, with only 25% of executive management roles held by women for most industry subsectors (a subset that includes media and creative agencies, advertising, ad tech, and more). Women who advocate for themselves professionally are disproportionately perceived as “demanding” compared to their quieter counterparts. These observations, coupled with conversations Percolate has had with…

7 Life Lessons from Cleo Wade

The author of Heart Talk, Cleo Wade, shares the inspiration for her powerful, relatable writing and the most important words you can say to others—and yourself. “I don’t need to know you to love you,” the millennial poet and artist Cleo Wade writes in her first book Heart Talk: Poetic Wisdom for a Better Life. “You are my tribe, and I am yours.”…

How the CEO of Piazza, Poojar Sankar, Built her Startup with No Money or Team.

The future Lean In author gathered her female employees in a room to discuss challenges they’d faced in their education and careers. “I thought my experience was unique to me as a shy, female, Indian student,” Poojar Sankar says. “But it was American girls, too—girls from Harvard and Stanford undergrad who said they didn’t have the support they needed in school.” Poojar…

Kristen Bell Shares Advice About Anxiety She’d Give Her Younger Self

Actress Kristen Bell gets real about mental health in a poignant new video. She says “Don’t be fooled by this game of perfection that humans play”. The Child Mind Institutes new campaign#MyYoungerSelf is aimed at breaking the stigma surrounding mental health. The Child Mind Institue is a program that transforms the lives of children struggling with mental health or learning disorders, with…