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02/12/2016 - Food For Thought: 2/12/2016

America’s Fittest Cities Are Also Its Richest

– The Atlantic 

Many believe that people are healthier in warm, sunny places like Los Angeles or Miami. But, new research shows it’s money, not climate, that matters when it comes to health. The Atlantic looks at factors behind this dynamic and what it means for different industries.
 

This Is What Happened When I Pocketed My Phone for a Week

– Time 

A Time Magazine correspondent explores the good (and bad) things that happened when she tried to go phone free while interacting with coworkers; not taking it out, under any circumstances, unless she was alone.
 

Why Race & Culture Matter in the C-Suite

– Fortune 

Fortune looks at why African Americans continue to face challenges in breaking down barriers to the senior executive ranks.
 

4 Things to Know About the American Airlines – Uber Partnership

– Investor Place

The just-announced partnership between American Airlines and Uber is the latest merging of the so-called “old” and “new” economies – but it certainly won’t be the last as traditional industries (think: restaurant, retail, transit) continue to look for ways to leverage the rise of the sharing economy.
 

Be My Financially Compatible Valentine

– The Wall Street Journal 

And finally, in honor of Valentine’s Day this weekend, the Wall Street Journal explores new research that shows good credit is a strong indicator that someone will be a good mate.