The Silicon Prairie of Des Moines is a community that embraces hard-working local entrepreneurs and recognized as one of the fastest-growing metro areas in the United States. Des Moines was named a top 10 place to start a business by CNBC and a top 10 city for business and careers by Forbes.
According to recent reports, Uber has engaged in everything from sexual harassment to stealing driverless technology from Google. Even some of its own investors claim the company fosters a toxic culture. Culture can be a four-letter word if it is ignored. Culture can be a four-letter word if is toxic. And toxic cultures kill more businesses than recessions. And it is liable to kill Uber too.
We live in a visual society, and increasingly a video society. The corporate world knows this, and is leveraging video for uses other than just branding or marketing. Video is now often used to communicate important messages for moving people to action.
It’s very insightful to meet serial disruptors in the industry, and learn from their philosophies to life and genius mindset when it comes to innovation, pioneering new trends, and ultimately making the most of a commercial opportunity at hand.
Data is quickly becoming one of the most critical business assets.The challenge most leaders face at this point is how to monetize their ocean of data. Having masses of information is of little value unless it is leveraged to give the company a competitive edge.
It’s not often that I come across a well-known chef; even rarer is the opportunity to meet a celebrity ‘restaurateur’ with a proven track record of success within the food and entertainment industries. Such individuals are hard to come by, perhaps because their demanding lifestyle, schedule, and reputation prohibit them from reaching out to journalists. Meeting him was one of the most inspiring moments in my journalism career.
A Nepalese Nirmal Gyanwali came to Australia in 2012 to study. Within three months, he was offered a job, applied for permanent residency, but needed to quit it to be with his dying mom. He returned to Sydney and started a business with his wife and became a self-made millionaire. He credited his ancestral Nepalese wisdom for the success.
Back in 1963, the first ever reference to hacking was published in MIT’s The Tech newspaper, which is now known as ‘phone phreaking.’
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Amazon approves paid editorial reviews, but not other types of book reviews. Why? Find out the reasons.
We live our days flying by the seat of our pants. Rarely taking the time to really think about how that success will happen and what we can to do to give us the best shot.
Substantial psychological research suggests that, more often than not, negotiators who make first offers come out ahead.
SEO can be simple and give you some great results if you just follow these suggestions. Here are the top 3 things you really need to know about SEO.
Becoming ‘exceptional’ is about doing something that is unconventional and daring. A person with such characteristics and qualities is someone who is willing to go the extra mile to pursue a high-level goal or an extraordinary outcome.
The European Union processed more than 1.3 million asylum request in 2015, more than doubling its previous record of 700,000 requests after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1992.
Nearly 7,000 people died while in custody of Texas law enforcement in the past decade, according to the online database Texas Justice Initiative.
Bystander intervention is an effective tool, if it can both teach immediate skills, as well as facilitate conversations about sexual assault on a deep level and promote critical thinking about gender stereotypes and societal power differentials.
If you want to be healthy, eat like these women.
Narcissistic parents have a direct impact on their children whether they realize it or not.
In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim share some great tips on staying young and healthy as you get older.
Use the success of Pokémon Go to keep your kids active and still allow technology to be part of the mix. Here’s a look at other apps that use phones but require players to get outside too.
Save their life by not feeding them these foods.
Despite the hand-wringing that has unfolded in some circles over the current state of our culture — and increased fears over the Islamic State’s ongoing rash of terror — a prominent psychologist says the world might not be so awful after all.
Two young women have been murdered while out running in recent weeks. The Road Runners Club of America offers safety tips for runners, but others question whether women should run alone.
With manufacturing employment steadily dropping and the trucking field predicted to be next, what is the state of automation today?
His suffering isn’t a game. Separation anxiety is real. Here are 7 signs your dog may have separation anxiety.
Doing these 15 things will change your life — guaranteed.
Here are some tips that will help you go green when you travel.
Scientists still aren’t sure how the Zika virus gets through the placenta, but they’re beginning to piece together how it penetrates a baby’s brain.
Pope Francis says these 3 words are the key to a healthy relationship; do relationship experts agree?
The Catholic leader addressed couples last week in Krakow, Poland. Family life has been one of his key concerns during his papacy.
Zika is getting most of the attention, but you and your children are more likely to contract Lyme disease if your family spends a lot of time outside — or lives in a subdivision carved out of land that once was a forest.
One of the leading causes of stress in our lives has to do with personal finances. As a result, your boss wishes that you knew these seven things about money.
With so much negativity in the news of late, the Barna Group decided to embark on a quest to help the world remember “the reality of human kindness.”
Sometimes our medals won’t be given to us on an Olympic podium, but we still have accomplishments and deserve the gold.
A group of scientists specializing in sweet potato farming is being honored for making the root vegetable even more healthy and possibly reducing hunger for millions.
Are you the force that is driving your loved ones away? Here are some signs you might be sabotaging your relationships.
The spiritual head of the Church of England will be taking in a Syrian refugee family at his residence — an act of compassion that comes amid the ongoing Middle Eastern refugee crisis.
Effective methods of disciplining children differ with age, as well as from child to child. Here’s a breakdown of some methods that will successfully work for ages 2-12.
Despite reports of dangers, Twitter users share their Pokemon Go love. Here’s how parents can keep their kids safe.
Newark, New Jersey, and Portland, Oregon, are now the latest cities where testing is ratcheting up and schools are shifting to bottled water.
A pair of algorithm lovers believe that math theory — think “37 Percent Rule” — identifies the ideal marriage age.
“The Force Awakens” proved there’s still an audience for Star Wars. Now, “Rogue One” will set the pattern for a new kind of story set in George Lucas’ galaxy far, far away.
Here are some tips to help you transition from fad dieting to relying on your body’s natural cues for hunger and fullness rather than chronically jumping from diet to diet.
Infertility effects nearly 1 in 8 couples: are you one of them? Recognize the signs and symptoms today.
For 15 years, Celoxis has been delivering enterprise-class online project management tool to world-class companies like KPMG, LG, Rolex, Del Monte, JetBlue, VirginCare, Deloitte, Whirlpool, Tyco, Fuji Xerox, Lufthansa, The Cheesecake Factory, HBO, and Deloitte. These clients use Celoxis to manage projects, resources, collaboration, costs, client billing, project and portfolio risks, and business workflows.
What is the true worth of a church? Sure, there’s the intrinsic value that a worship community brings to parishioners, but what about the more definitive programs and financial benefits that churches bring to their communities?
A study led by Johns Hopkins University sociologist Andrew J. Cherlin points to one feature in the American economy that may be putting extra pressure on the institution of marriage, leading some to forego or postpone it.
If you haven’t yet taken a vacation, Alexander Hamilton has some advice for you. Start planning one, or there will be consequences to your health and your family life.
Nearly 1 in 5 boys has been diagnosed with ADHD in the U.S., and the number of girls and adults taking medicine for the condition is rising. Why do so many of us find it hard to sit still and pay attention? And how can we get off ADHD drugs?