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Spotting The Wolf From The Sheep

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If you have been in any industry long enough, one thing becomes clear. There are three main types of people in this world, the ones who are smart and resilient, the ones who are...
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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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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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Influencers Perform in the Spotlight

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Influencer marketing is a game of standing out. The result is a memorable -- and credible -- connection to a product or service. This is where Magda Urbaniak plays the field. Whether at conferences or...
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How Can AI and Humans Work Together?

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In the movie Bicentennial Man, Robin Williams plays a robot that transforms people’s lives by helping them make their everyday tasks easier to accomplish- things like opening the window, cooking dinner, and cleaning the...
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How Much Tech Does It Take To Replace Your Manager?

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Almost one in five small business owners think it’s just too much of a hassle, and not to mention expensive, to find and implement new tech. But they may need it more than they...
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ML Shakespeare

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Can algorithms interpret the works of Shakespeare in depth? That marketing experts rely on AI no longer raises eyebrows. Machine learning has also earned the respect of health professionals. Today’s banking could not even function...
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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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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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What Do Lessons from the Industrial Revolution Have to Tell Us Today?

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A historical reversal of direction underway? The nineteenth-century influenced the social-political and economic development of human life on earth in vibrant living color. Not! The nineteenth-century industrial revolution produced dreary over-crowded unsanitary conditions for human...
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Why Is the news making you anxious?

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Consider these headlines from July, 21st, 2020 Case Numbers are far higher than reported in parts of U.S, C.D.C Says-NYtimes Armed Gunman with explosives holding passengers hostage on Ukraine bus: local police-FoxNews China blows up dam as...
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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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Alma-Ata Declaration of ’Health for all’: A generation old quest with trivial conquest

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Health is the most precious asset of every human being, as we all endure the right to live in a full state of bodily, mental, social harmony without the pain and suffering. But, as...
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When Did We Begin Worshiping War?

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Who we are is revealed by what we do and act. We Americans believe we are peace-loving and abhor war. However, our history suggests something different. When did we begin worshiping war? Maybe the...
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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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Learning Saves When Those in Need Knock

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Training and learning are fundamental for any professional. Keeping up with the latest developments enable entrepreneurs to provide the best service for their customers and improve their own return on investment. Healthcare providers take professional development...
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Break the Stranglehold of Debt

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“We are pretty much risk-averse, until we are not. Without any reason, we just jump against our better judgement.”   Therein lies today’s consumer mindset. As Iva Ignjatovic summed it up, people are leery about spending...
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Lessons From A Stroke — Can We Choose Our Way Into Better Healthcare?

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On Sunday July 5, 2020 my father had a hemorrhagic stroke that greatly paralyzed his right side and speech. He is a 78-year old who eats healthy, exercises regularly, had gone regularly for medical...
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Marketing’s New Dynamite: Korean Pop Group BTS Leads The Way

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When it comes to digital marketing and communication the eminently powerful guidelines are:  Engage & Involve. For all the right reasons. Consider 20th-century marketing and communication. When people wanted to buy whatever ware or...
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Student Loans: The Next Financial Crisis?

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More than the combined market value of both Facebook and Microsoft combined, the total student loan debt in America has reached $1.4 trillion. Past economic crashes like the Great Depression and the Great Recession...