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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...
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Infographic: Power to the People

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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...
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Engage Profitably on a Nonprofit Basis

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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...
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Smart Dubai – World’s First Blockchain-powered Government initiative

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The transformation of this small fishing village in the middle of the Arabian desert about 30 years ago to a major business hub and go to tourist destination for millions of people has been...
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Infographic: Trade School vs. Community College

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Whether you’re just starting out, our you’ve been freelancing for years, it may be time to stop and think about your education. You may already have a degree, but learning a new set of skills...
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Mass Crypto Adoption – why we’re not there…yet

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A few weeks ago, the Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong predicted that a whopping 1 billion people will be using cryptocurrencies in the next five years. If his prediction materializes, it would mean that we...
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Handle complaints socially … and considerately

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As long as there have been doctors, there have been patients who complain about doctors. Long wait times, no magic cures and bedside manners fuel the grumbling. “Patients have complained about the quality — or...
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Working from Home — When your parents don’t understand that you have a ‘real’ job.

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It’s dismissive to say the least to be unable to acknowledge the opportunities modern technology has allowed us young folks to build careers we wouldn’t have imagined could exist Ten Years ago. It’s been a while...
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Why’d you give it all up? — Question I’ve been asked several times.

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I may not have been the smartest person at my university, nor was I the most motivated by any means. I spent more time hanging around the university bar than I did attending my...
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4 Investing Routes to Profit from FinTech

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Technologies constantly disrupt, modernize and in some cases, replace, a whole range of industries around the world. We thought of our jobs taken away, our overly tech-dependent lifestyles, as well as Skynet! With all these...
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Climate Change, ESG and the Quest for Better Data

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After what feels like another incredibly hot summer across many parts of the planet, the latest findings from S&P Global suggest that US companies are taking note of the effect that climate change is...
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“Stone Money” on This Pacific Island is History’s First Public Ledger

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Yap, Micronesia, also known as the Island of Stone Money, is a 40 square-mile island just 500 miles southwest of Guam in the Southern Pacific Ocean. It rests 9.5 degrees north of the equator...
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Blockchain Economics and Network Effects

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Looking at the gargantuan market caps that the world’s biggest tech companies such as Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon have amassed, one wonders how they’ve managed to dominate within their respective environments, often in such a...
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Augur, Assassination and Morality on the Blockchain

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The chilling 2014 film Nightcrawler charts the rise of Jake Gyllenhaal’s Lou Bloom, a mildly psychotic, Travis Bickle-like character who goes from being made unemployed, having been caught stealing on the job, to becoming...
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Responsible Investing and Alphabet Soup in the EU

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Look past the acronyms and you’ll see increasingly valuable work that will affect both how we invest, and how we address climate change The Paris Agreement on climate change took place in December 2015 with...
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Blockchain based Voting – A Promising Usecase

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With the recently concluded General Elections back home similar hue & cry emerged by the losing parties of rigging. Although foreign observers gave a clean chit to the Election Commission on conducting a transparent...
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Sink or Swim: Governments Must Embrace Blockchain Technology

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The reaction of different governments to blockchain as technology and cryptocurrency, in particular, vary significantly. While some embrace the technology and have given the industry a boost through supportive policies and frameworks, others, such...
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It’s Time To Learn The Art And Science Of Delegation

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For leaders who have grown accustomed to managing every aspect of their business, micromanaging can be a tough habit to break. To be fair, the necessity of being a jack-of-all-trades within the operation is...