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Asimov's Vision Of 2014 And A Legacy Of Looking Forward

Asimov's Vision Of 2014 And A Legacy Of Looking Forward Asimov was not only one of the greatest science fiction writers of his generation; he was a prolific author of popular science books (e.g. Guide to Science, Understanding Physics and Asimov’s Chronology of Science and...

Jan 15 2014, 1:11pm CST

3 Tips For Disconnecting Kids From Over-Stimulation, Video Games, And Digital Media

3 Tips For Disconnecting Kids From Over-Stimulation, Video Games, And Digital Media Do your kids need to disconnect? Are video games and the proliferation of mobile devices making us expect constant stimulation? Are we raising a generation of kids that believe they are entitled to be entertained at...

Jan 15 2014, 6:31am CST

8 Qualities That Make Leaders Extraordinarily Memorable

8 Qualities That Make Leaders Extraordinarily Memorable Leaders that strive to be significant seek to create the greatest impact and influence.   These are the types of leaders that we value the most; inspired by their courage and resiliency, we seek to emulate them. They...

Jan 13 2014, 8:51am CST

How Cities Reshape Brand Narratives

How Cities Reshape Brand Narratives Refurbished phrases and branding elements seem to cycle through advertisements and public relations messaging every few months. Last year Ford spokesperson Mike Rowe started using the word “fresh” to describe features...

Jan 13 2014, 8:01am CST

John Mackey, Co-CEO of Whole Foods, and Marc Gafni on "The Unique Self of Business."

John Mackey, Co-CEO of Whole Foods, and Marc Gafni on "The Unique Self of Business." John Mackey, the co-CEO of Whole Foods, is the author (with Raj Sisodia) of Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business of Capitalism. Philosopher Marc Gafni, Ph.D., president of the Center for World...

Jan 12 2014, 1:26pm CST

A New Look At The World Of The Next Halo

A New Look At The World Of The Next Halo It’s the season for teases and leaks, as the video game industry throws out scraps of what we already know will be the biggest games of 2014 in preparation for E3 in the summer. One of the first comes to us by way of...

Jan 10 2014, 11:21am CST

A Little Coffee May Be Good -- Dare We Say Healthy? -- For Body And Brain

A Little Coffee May Be Good -- Dare We Say Healthy? -- For Body And Brain Coffee is such a heady concoction – antioxidants, caffeine, and the molecules that give it its wondrous flavor – that it’s almost tragic to think that it might be bad for us. But over the last decade or so, the research...

Jan 10 2014, 10:51am CST

The Executive's Famous Last Words

The Executive's Famous Last Words At Kotter Intetnational, Jimmy Leppert has the challenging job of encouraging executives to view leadership from a new perspective. This change in perspective can be critical to an executive’s future success. “My people...

Jan 9 2014, 5:16am CST

CES 2015 News
Innovation In Legacy Media Companies -- Not!

Innovation In Legacy Media Companies -- Not! I had dinner this week with a dear friend who is a Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist. One of the dinner guests is the former head of one of the nation’s leading newspaper’s digital division. When the guest asked me what...

Jan 8 2014, 5:11pm CST

The Ignorance Of Today's College Students Shouldn't Surprise Us

The Ignorance Of Today's College Students Shouldn't Surprise Us By Blaine McCormick & Burton Folsom What did our students learn during this holiday break between college semesters?  Once finals were over, many probably went to see a movie or took a trip with their family.  What...

Jan 8 2014, 7:21am CST

Inside Alibaba: Vice Chairman Joe Tsai Opens Up About Working With Jack Ma And Jonathan Lu

Inside Alibaba: Vice Chairman Joe Tsai Opens Up About Working With Jack Ma And Jonathan Lu Joe Tsai had been working in Hong Kong for four years as an executive at Swedish investment company Investor AB when in 1999, he had a chance to visit a barely known Chinese e-commerce start-up, Alibaba.   The main...

Jan 8 2014, 6:51am CST

Entrepreneur Envy

Entrepreneur Envy My entrepreneurial past appeared on New Year’s Eve like a ghost visiting Ebenezer Scrooge. There it was, as plain as the tuna tacos I was eating at a local hot spot, although perhaps tinted by rose-colored glasses (like...

Jan 7 2014, 2:46pm CST

Multimillion-Pound Brain Fund Set Up To Stop Teachers Buying Into Neuroscience Myths

Multimillion-Pound Brain Fund Set Up To Stop Teachers Buying Into Neuroscience Myths Neuroscience is full of urban myths that have latched on to the collective consciousness and stuck there. It’s not just the obvious ones like the old saw that “humans only use ten per cent of their brains at a time” –...

Jan 7 2014, 1:56pm CST

Startups Don't Go Bankrupt -- Founders Do

Startups Don't Go Bankrupt -- Founders Do As startup Founders, we are constantly focused on making sure our fledgling companies have enough runway to grow.  We believe that if the company’s bank account runs out, the company goes bankrupt and it’s game over....

Jan 6 2014, 2:46pm CST

How To Build Your Personal Brand And Your Body Of Work - Tips From Pamela Slim

How To Build Your Personal Brand And Your Body Of Work - Tips From Pamela Slim By Dorie Clark What’s your body of work? For many, the term evokes the creations of novelists or painters. But according to consultant and author Pamela Slim, we all have a body of work, and we need to start thinking...

Jan 6 2014, 12:56pm CST

Physicists Search For Tweets From Time Travelers

Physicists Search For Tweets From Time Travelers Researchers at Michigan Tech recently went online to look for evidence of time travelers, operating under the assumption that folks from the future might have taken the time to search for information that belies their...

Jan 5 2014, 12:51pm CST

Microsoft, Intel, GE, Attract Dividend Seeking Retirees, But Are They Bad Bets For 2014?

Microsoft, Intel, GE, Attract Dividend Seeking Retirees, But Are They Bad Bets For 2014? Retired investors think they need income, which often leads them to favor large-cap value stocks paying fat dividends. Except, as Investment Strategies columnist William Baldwin has repeatedly pointed out, it’s not “...

Jan 3 2014, 9:16am CST

Turn Your iPhone Into A Robot: Romotive

Turn Your iPhone Into A Robot: Romotive When we humans have gazed into the future, more often than not our fantasies and predictions have included robots. Whether we’re watching Bladerunner or The Jetsons, or taking a gander at what major tech companies like...

Jan 2 2014, 1:11pm CST

How Hyundai's New CEO Taught Me To Create An Irresistible Brand Story

How Hyundai's New CEO Taught Me To Create An Irresistible Brand Story The most rewarding aspect of my work as a communication expert is the opportunity to read about my clients nearly every day in a newspaper, magazine, or blog, and to see their products enhancing the quality of people’s...

Dec 30 2013, 10:51am CST

Best Technology Stories Of 2013

Best Technology Stories Of 2013 2013 was a great year for information technology generally. Several technology stalwarts went public, most prominent among them being Twitter. Though less glamorous in the mind of the average person, business-to-...

Dec 30 2013, 7:01am CST

Dare To Embrace Uncertainty In 2014

Dare To Embrace Uncertainty In 2014 A new year is upon us. If you’re anything like me, right about now you’ve probably begun to think about what you can do (or stop doing) to secure for yourself a greater sense of success (however you define it!) in the...

Dec 30 2013, 1:01am CST

Why Is Machine Learning (CS 229) The Most Popular Course At Stanford?

Why Is Machine Learning (CS 229) The Most Popular Course At Stanford? “New Brainlike Computers, Learning From Experience,” reads a headline on the front page of The New York Times this morning. The article focuses on machine-learning algorithms, known as a neural networks, that are...

Dec 29 2013, 12:06pm CST

Meet The Real 'Wolf Of Wall Street' In Forbes' Original Takedown Of Jordan Belfort

Meet The Real 'Wolf Of Wall Street' In Forbes' Original Takedown Of Jordan Belfort Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf Of Wall Street” is a raucous bacchanalia of sex, drugs, and money on Wall Street that focuses on the excesses of Jordan Belfort’s career at over the counter brokerage house Stratton Oakmont....

Dec 28 2013, 11:31am CST

A Seller's Guide To Amazon: Brand Secrets From Hint Water's Techie CEO

A Seller's Guide To Amazon: Brand Secrets From Hint Water's Techie CEO Hint Water CEO Kara Goldin was a “burned out and exhausted” AOL executive and mother of four when she decided to leave tech and start a beverage company selling flavored bottled water. Eight years later, Hint has become...

Dec 27 2013, 11:46am CST

Declara CEO Ramona Pierson Goes Where Others Don't Dare

Declara CEO Ramona Pierson Goes Where Others Don't Dare Most articles about Declara CEO Ramona Pierson focus on her astonishing life story, particularly her recovery from a 1984 car accident that left her blind and in a coma. But Pierson is just as capable of turning heads...

Dec 27 2013, 10:36am CST

Hollywood Vet Producing TV Shows For China - Viewers And Brands Love Them

Hollywood Vet Producing TV Shows For China - Viewers And Brands Love Them “I have been in China for a long time and I thought this kind of thing was impossible, how did you do it?” That was my first question for Larry Namer, the legendary Hollywood producer and writer who founded “E!...

Dec 23 2013, 10:06am CST

At Christmastime 2013, What Would Jesus Ask Of Us Today?

At Christmastime 2013, What Would Jesus Ask Of Us Today? The entire country pauses on Dec. 25, as Christians commemorate the birth of Jesus of Nazareth, known to Christians as God’s Christ and Savior, and known to many as The Prince of Peace. The impact of this one special...

Dec 23 2013, 7:36am CST

Attorney Offers Students 1,000 Reasons To Skip Law School

Attorney Offers Students 1,000 Reasons To Skip Law School If you had the chance to do it over, would you do it again? It’s one of the most popular questions in my “ask the taxgirl” mailbag. Despite – or maybe because of – the scary job market, I get a lot of inquiries about...

Dec 22 2013, 10:41pm CST

American College Of Physicians Urges Stricter Controls To Address Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic

American College Of Physicians Urges Stricter Controls To Address Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic Prescription drug abuse is a serious problem in the US. Now a major doctors’ organization is urging its members to practice greater caution and restraint when prescribing such medications. In a recent policy paper, The...

Dec 21 2013, 3:16pm CST

Andrew Schiff Does Not Recommend That You Imitate His Father Irwin

Andrew Schiff Does Not Recommend That You Imitate His Father Irwin Irwin Schiff has taught that the federal income tax does not apply to most ordinary Americans.  You can read how he arrives at that conclusion in The Federal Mafia – How It Illegally Imposes And Unlawfully Collects...

Dec 20 2013, 8:34am CST

New iPhones Get Mixed Response of Chinese Media

New iPhones Get Mixed Response of Chinese Media There has been a mixed response from the Chinese media over the influx of Apple’s iPhone models in the Sino-market of electronic goods. While the flashy devices are attracting the youth, there are concerns among the elderly over the erosion of traditional values such as the national language of the Chinese people.

Sep 12 2013, 5:10am CDT

Modern Man was Taught to Make Certain Tools by Neanderthals

Modern Man was Taught to Make Certain Tools by Neanderthals There is mounting evidence that modern man or Homo sapiens was taught a thing or two by his predecessors. Certain tools that were made by Neanderthals were probably passed on to Homo sapiens through the process of imitation.

Aug 14 2013, 5:24am CDT