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A Business Leader’s Guide to Building a Successful Remote Team

Remote work is quickly becoming the “new normal,” as companies and workers alike recognize and embrace the many benefits. As a business owner or manager, hiring beyond your immediate geographic area also allows you to tap into a wider pool of top-tier talent. To ensure a successful remote team and maximize efficiency, take a strategic […]

What The Metaverse Could Become, the Risks Ahead, and How to Overcome Them

The Metaverse is not a thing. Yet. Today’s metaverse-precursors such as digital twins, holograms, avatars, exploratory digital apps, and immersive computer games pale in comparison to what is to come. Even scifi’s collected set of ideas fails to capture the opportunity ahead of us. It will be awesome, scary, and world-changing. But it will take […]

Why the pandemic will last for a decade but its ultimate consequences might last forever

Last year, without meaning to, I predicted the future. That was less strange than it seems, since I am a futurist. You could say I was expected to.  However, most postmodern futurists these days speak in scenarios of possibilities and not in terms of prophecies. It is both safer for job security, since the future […]

New Construction Tech

Every day the use and application of technology further influences various businesses and the construction industry is no exception. In fact, as a result of this last year, the construction world is experiencing a boom in the use of construction specific-technology known as “contech.” This sudden construction technology adoption occurred with unprecedented speed: a post […]

Starting a Home-Based Business: 7 Essential Tips for Seniors

If you’ve recently entered retirement, you might be wondering how you can create a little more flexibility in your budget. But if you know that you’re not going to go back to the office full-time, what can you do? Starting a home-based business might be the perfect solution! This won’t require much startup funding, and […]

Tips for Choosing the Best Internet Browser

Your internet browser is your gateway into the world wide web, and as you’ve probably already experienced, at least by downloading another browser via the default browser that came with your computer, is that there are major differences between them, to the degree that using the wrong one just doesn’t feel right. Yet what one […]

Capital serfdom: Why early-stage VCs must act as a co-founder for the businesses they invest in

If you keep your finger anywhere near the pulse of the venture capital industry, you’ve accurately sensed that the power dynamic is shifting. While venture capital firms raised a record amount of funds in 2020 amidst a global pandemic, the volume of early stage VC deals fell dramatically in the past year. As the amount […]

Crypto Art: The Future of the Art Industry?

Back in 1999, David Bowie had the foresight to recognize that the internet was about to cause massive, unexpected shifts in the way humans communicate- and even the way we think. In an interview with Jeremy Paxman on a special edition of the program “BBC Newsnight” from that last year of the last millennium, Bowie […]

How to be a great podcast guest

You have been invited as a guest at a podcast. Congratulations! Then comes the moment of panic. What do I do now? Maybe you read the small print and it says something about making sure you have great audiovisual equipment. You also start wondering how to behave on the podcast. Is it formal? Is it […]

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