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Reducing your digital footprint by staying invisible online

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Cyber security & Data privacy have emerged as one of the biggest concerns for the billions of internet users across the globe and while the social media & other online platforms have a moral...
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‘Workplace Diversity’ Still an Elusive Dream

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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...
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Tomorrow’s Work Will ‘Feel Like Part of Our Lives’

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The future of work likely won’t include the much dreamed of flying cars – not to mention hoverboards. Back to the Future Part II’s Oct. 26, 2015, has come and gone. Yet, Winnie Sun,...
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Decentralization, Diversification, and Antifragility

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When asked in 1997 to single out some of the biggest challenges facing modern businesses, Tom Peters and Robert Waterman, authors of “In Search of Excellence”, both placed ‘decentralization’ as one of the toughest...
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Being Content with What You Have

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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”...
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How Local Event Sponsorship Can Help You Find New Customers

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According to the 2017 BrandMuscle Effectiveness Index, hosting and sponsoring events is one of the most effective channels for local marketing. Yet many local businesses are still relying on social media and even email...
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Being Social is an Easy Pill to Swallow

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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....
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Can You Hear Me Now? Preventing Customer Churn

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For every business, customers are one of the most valuable asset. Even just one positive impression can be invaluable to reducing customer turnover and can help promote customer loyalty. But in 2018, that’s easier...
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Snuff Out Conflicts Before They Explode

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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...
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Winklevoss Gemini Exchange Implements Crypto Insurance

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Gemini has officially incorporated digital asset insurance into its trading platform on top of the already FDIC fiat currency insurance. The insurance company Aon has provided this crypto coverage, although, the amount a user...
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Changing Workforce Demands Diversity and Flexibility

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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...
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A Global Workforce Has Far-Reaching Effects

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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...
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Tech Tackles the Mess in HR

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Technology is making it easier to streamline messy, time-consuming human resources processes, which affects HR teams as well as other organizations within the company. Ryan Higginson-Scott can speak to the fallout – which is mostly good....
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Why Japan has Changed its Mind on Responsible Investment

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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....
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Thought Leadership and Collaborative Technology

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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...
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What American Manufacturing Means for Communities

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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...
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Is Brand Advocacy Worth the Risk?

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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...
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Impact Investment for the Future

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

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Corporate Volunteers Seal Personal Connections

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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...