If you wish to discipline an employee, do it in private.

Leadership through “Trust”, not “Fear”. Far too often I’ve seen great businessmen fail as being great leaders, the problem is their ego becomes too inflated and they forget what makes the business successful — It’s the...

Decentralized Cryptocurrency? …in your dreams

The Fight for Bitcoin Cash Supremacy. Preface: Before we get started. This is not FUD, it’s inspired by my observations of the last few days, weeks and months, and my disgust in the conduct of the...

Finding Direction in a World of Images

The term ‘image’, which in today’s world has made it to the top in terms of its popularity, has made a leap because of its relationship to personal efforts of trying to live more...

Good Talk Yields Good Profits

The more people talk about your business, the greater your chance for success. More chatter translates to more income. Good word of mouth spreads best with a positive push, which is where Jay Baer lends...

EU’s Article 13, and how it affects “you” as a creator.

The Copyright Law that is about more than just “Meme-Control”. Let’s unpack this subject in a manner that we can all comprehend, since I’m sure we’re not all lawyers and copyright specialists; we’re creators. Hence, I’ll...

A Business Moves On Its Stomach: How to Make Allowances for Gut Feelings

Gut feelings, as it turns out, are more than a feeling. The science is quite clear on it: Your gut knows more than you might realize, and the majority of the time will lead...
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Which is Better: Hourly or Salary Pay?

As an employer: How do you decide how to pay your employees? It’s always fascinating for me to hear the cases for salary vs. hourly pay, but having experience in both… I feel a very strong...

The Digital Illusion of Not Being Evil

When it comes to whether still to use social media or not given the increasing number of trials regarding data protection laws, various thought-provoking ideas have been outpouring. Most of these ideas do not...

The Italian Story: Easy Math, Somewhat Complicated Economics, Extremely Complex Politics

In recent weeks I have been covering the current Italian stalemate with the European Union regarding the Mediterranean country’s 2019 budget. Its targeted 2.4% fiscal deficit as a share of its GDP is three...

Getting the Basics of Information Warfare

Nowadays, we are often surrounded by fake news. Although this may seem like an epidemic issue of our times, it has been existent for quite a while. In 1997, Wilson, who came up with...

Who is legally accountable in the case of an Autonomous Vehicle accident?

The case for Artificially Intelligent Vehicles. Holding the opinion that I do still believe Self-Driving or Autonomous Vehicles are a luxury rather than a necessity; vehicle manufacturers continue to make the argument that AI vehicles...

How to Pave The Road to a Digital Magna Carta?

One of the common beliefs among the tech scholars is that similar to the first industrial revolution replacing muscle power with machine power, the digital revolution is replacing brain power with computer power. Needless...

Interview with Ivan Nonveiller, Director Of Global Marketing at Nebula AI

Ivan Nonveiller is currently driving Nebula AI's global go-to-market strategy in the artificial intelligence industry. He works with startups on business acceleration and growth and has been advising some of the largest Canadian brands...

Lead by Example, Not Force.

It’s a lot easier to set the rules in place, and have them enforced through management. It’s difficult, to lead by setting an example — a technique I think is more valuable than forced rules...

Italy must ask Turkey if it really should wish to have its own lira...

My proprietary net positive scoring (NPS) process has in recent weeks ranked both Turkey and Italy somewhat surprisingly well. In the last few days, however, the scores have diverged, and markets seem to be...

Will There Be an Internet of Electricity?

Blockchain, whose popularity has grown in lockstep with developments in the cryptocurrency market (Bitcoin, Ethereum, et. al.), is poised to expand into new territories. The energy industry, which is decentralizing gradually, may well advance...

The Human Condition: Through Pain and Suffering comes Progress.

…It just happens to be uncomfortable. The human body, needs pain and stress to grow — it’s a natural factor. Think of the time spent in a gym, it’s painful, stressful, but the muscles need that...

On the Entrepreneurial Trek, Embrace the Learning

As if building a multimillion-dollar company wasn’t hard enough, entrepreneurs have to take extra care of their physical and mental well-being. Work-life balance teeters on work-life catastrophe. Colleen Qvist and Leander Jay know the pressures...

Philosophy, Hieroglyphics, and Technology

Before the discovery of the Rosetta Stone, hieroglyphics were already regarded as information, even if their semantics were beyond the comprehension of any interpreter. The discovery of an interface between Greeks and Egyptians did...

‘Workplace Diversity’ Still an Elusive Dream

Diversity in the workplace affects the entire corporation. Human Resources might be the focal point, but everyone from owner to worker – full-time, part-time or contractor – is a responsible party. HR experts Dorothy Dalton...