Being Content with What You Have

Why do rich people always say ‘money can’t buy happiness’? I’ve been told a few times in my life, “money can’t buy happiness”. Being completely honest, I used to hate being told that. Because “Money” meant “Security and “Security”...

Being Social is an Easy Pill to Swallow

Doctors and social media might not seem like a healthy relationship. Yet, many physicians have tackled and overcome privacy and other issues to enhance contact with patients and peers. For more than a decade, Dr....

Entropy of the InfoSphere

Given the fact that we live in an information age, the concept of digital ethics (DE) seems non-surprisingly to be also on the rise. In general, DE tries to show the best course of...

Snuff Out Conflicts Before They Explode

Conflict is inevitable in daily life, particularly the workplace. People come from different backgrounds with varied personalities. “Although conflict in the workplace is not always a bad thing, ignoring it can turn a small challenge...

Changing Workforce Demands Diversity and Flexibility

Today’s workforce is changing – not only with younger generations of employees but with all types of workers, especially contractors. For author and consultant Alexandra Levit the changes are important. They are the major trends...

‘Captology’: The Tech of Persuasion

As technology shapes the way we interact every day, our interactions are increasingly shaped by algorithms as well, whether we recognize it or not. The practice of intentionally guiding user behavior is known as "persuasive...

The Hidden Parameter of AI

It is difficult to define concepts such as intelligence and mind as they all consist of ongoing changes to some extent. This is in contrast to other entities, such as biochemical compounds, as they...

A Global Workforce Has Far-Reaching Effects

Global mobility and relocation are game-changers for modern teams. Moving from one job to another -- perhaps thousands of miles away-- entails personal and professional upheavals with the hope for greater opportunity. Steve Black anticipated long-distance...

The Value of ‘Free Will’ in a Digital Age

Human consciousness provides individuals with a capacity that non-conscious AI cannot acquire. Despite this fact, one of the most debated topics in the field of AI (artificial intelligence) is whether human-beings would be useless...

Why Japan has Changed its Mind on Responsible Investment

Selected by the UK’s Department of International Trade to take part in their FinTech Trade Mission to Tokyo, I have just returned from the FinTech Summit (“FinSum”) in Tokyo which took place last week....

Thought Leadership and Collaborative Technology

At a time when the potential for artificial intelligence is nearly endless, four communication tools can help keep today’s thought leaders on tomorrow’s cutting edge. We live in exciting technological times. Evidence of a thriving...

What American Manufacturing Means for Communities

As of 2016, the United States imports $120 billion worth if textiles and apparel, nearly 40% of which come straight from China. Our exports add up to just $21 billion, as we import almost...

Is Brand Advocacy Worth the Risk?

Small businesses that take a stand for their brand roam the high-risk, high-reward world of advocacy. Do brands that advocate for causes risk driving away customers, or are they on to something that contradicts...

The New Order of the Mighty Machine: Tyranny or Democracy?

Given the Frankenstein-like scenarios regarding the rise of the machines, we may be in more need than ever to reflect upon whether we can still control the devices of our making – or if...

Impact Investment for the Future

For some, making money is the be-all and end-all of the investment game. Be it securities, commodities, cryptocurrency, or real estate, the goal remains the same – to create the largest return on your...

Infographics Digest Vol. 9 – Cyber Security: Fighting an Evolving threat

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Corporate Volunteers Seal Personal Connections

Volunteers are the strongest contacts a company has within its community. By word of mouth or through logos emblazoned on their T-shirts, those donating their time and talents tell the community their business cares. The...

The Hidden Aspect of AI

Metaphysics always starts from mundane objects in order to make distinctions. The world is full of latent things, systems that remain or are meant to remain below the threshold of the observable. For example,...

Infographic: Power to the People

Globally, more than 8 in ten people believe the world should be powered with green energy, but just 3% of the world’s energy consumption comes from renewables. Today, oil, coal, and natural gas are...

Engage Profitably on a Nonprofit Basis

Nonprofit groups have a challenging business model that ebbs and flows. Holiday seasons are more profitable times when their communities are in a giving mood. Organizations that lay the groundwork throughout the year will succeed...