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AI in Talent Management as a Competitive Advantage for Companies

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CEOs recognize that “talent risk” is the number one threat, according to the KPMG 2020 report. Losing key employees and attracting specialized talent have a critical impact on future business performance. AI-powered talent management...
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Volcker Act Gets Sacked, Corporate Giants Stand to Benefit

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No surprises in that statement, the show must go on. Financial markets are incredibly complicated. While manageable by a central authority to some degree, the best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry. The...
Bitcoin

What’s the Minimum Bitcoin’s Price to Make Mining Profitable?

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The first time I had contact with the concept of bitcoin mining was in November 2017 and they were websites that used online mining, which ended up being SPAM. It was one of the...
Digital Economy

In the Digital Economy You are For Sale

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Today, the world’s economies increasingly rely on the production of intangible goods. So, what should businesses do to become more competitive in an information-driven world? And, just (if not more) importantly, how can we...
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China Must Economically Surpass America

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If our goal is for every person on the planet to live well, we should encourage less developed countries to increase their citizen’s purchasing power. That means China must eventually surpass America in GDP. For...
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Using Mobile to Help Eradicate Child Labor on Ivorian Cocoa Farms

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West African farmers use child labor to cost-effectively scale production of the cocoa used by chocolate companies to make chocolates. Out of the sights and minds of consumers, this matter is often unable to...
economy

We Need to Stop Confusing Social Programs with Socialism

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The United States has always had a problem with accepting a true capitalistic, market-driven economy. Americans love to sing the praises of free markets but loathe allowing them to work as intended. We state over...
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Millennials and Generation Z. A rented dress sounds sexier than a loan

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As young consumers develop a preference for sharing or renting goods and services over purchasing, global business is confronted with an interesting challenge. Millennials, who came into the world in the 1980s, and Generation Z,...
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Are You Ready for the Periodic Inflection Point? Part 1

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We get used to the present situation easily over time and use the current logic to predict the future – Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates U.S. stocks plummeted with the Federal Reserve's announcement of interest rate...
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What would Honest Abe do now?

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“The time is ripe, and rotten-ripe, for change; then let it come.” ~ James Russell Lowell During the time I was a postgraduate student at Georgetown University, I would often visit the Lincoln Memorial, and reflect....
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Nordic social program to welfare state capitalism

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Two resorts distant from free-market capitalism The society or the world at large is the quintessence of every human being. As a spirited social existence, humans have an innate tendency to aggregate by inhabiting jointly...
emergency fund, finance, strong, thrive

The greatest financial lesson from the current pandemic

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The lockdown due to the current health crisis has impacted everyone mentally, physically and financially. However, the financial impact from the lockdown will affect individuals and businesses unequally. While some companies and people focus...
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Crisis? 3 Ways VCs Adapt

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There is a global crisis going on as I write this article. It’s not the first, it won’t be the last. A lot has been written about how startups should manage themselves in a...
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The Future Landscape of Work and its new dynamics

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WHY NEW TECH & COVID MIGHT PUSH YOU OUT OF YOUR REMOTE WORK JOB INTRO: 47 IS KILLING! In a 2017 study two scholars, Carl Benedikt Frey and Michael A. Osborne from Oxford University, suggest 47...
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The Serious Failures of Current Socio-Economic Systems

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I don’t care a particular amount about any current Socio-economic System be it Capitalism, Socialism, Communism or whatever. They all seem somewhat flawed and none take into account all the things that would attract...
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When dollars fall from the skies..

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Markets speculate, more so, during times of low visibility and market volatility. The $1.9tr American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) has raised concerns about inflation flaring up that will leave little choice with the fed...
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A Curse To The Indian Economy

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The Greatest Threat To Human Existence Is Our Own Lack Of Ability To Control Our Own Growth — Garrett Hardin There is always a sense of pride when we see our country being at the top....
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We Take Economic Decisions Like It was 1919 and It must Stop!

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Today, we live in a world of abundance, and people are dying for no good reason. No. I’m not being dramatic. Our insistence on keeping things the way they are is killing people. Right now,...
token economy

An Observation on Crypto Cycles: Is there still a Future for the Token Economy...

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We look at surviving or thriving in this cycle, bitcoin and altcoins adoption, and how gold will be the best investment option for the next paradigm shift. We conclude with our thoughts on the...
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France: Debt Woes are Overstated

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Synopsis: Debt levels in the public sector have been on an uptrend since the GFC, matching the trend seen in most advanced economies. Nevertheless, the statistic in isolation paints an incomplete picture. Recently enacted...