Acquisitions like Facebook’s $22 billion buyout of Whatsapp or Google’s $3.2 billion purchase of Nest have made the notion of launching a startup more enticing than ever these days. Of course, most startups fail. So what’s the secret to success?
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Did you know that women hold just 5% of Fortune 1000 CEO positions? Yet those same companies that have female CEOs tend to outperform the S&P 500 index during their tenures. With all the strides women have made in breaking the business world’s glass ceiling, it’s clear barriers still … Read More..
“Innovation” and “creativity” remain buzzwords that many of us strive to achieve — but which often remain elusive. Next week’s TEDGlobal conference in Rio de Janeiro will explore and celebrate these concepts as they relate to technology, social policies, the arts and sciences, yourself and more.
To gear up for … Read More..
Gone are the days when education was confined to the walls of a classroom. The traditional learning model is being turned on its head with the rising popularity of open education and new technologies to facilitate online learning.
What’s the future of education? What are new and best tactics for … Read More..
They say content is king, with the plethora of publishing outlets we now have at our fingertips. From blogs and video, to Instagram and LinkedIn, most of us have published something at some point. For brands, having online content is pretty much a must today.
But if content is king, … Read More..
When your job is to provide medical services in rural Nepal, and the water stops running, power goes out and the Internet drops, what do you do? At Possible, a nonprofit that delivers healthcare to the world’s poor, you must “embrace challenge with grit” and push forward.
Embracing challenge, … Read More..
Let’s admit it: We’re obsessed with Apple. From the late Steve Jobs to the latest iPhone, Apple’s culture and crafts capture attentions far and wide.
“Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them.” ~ Steve Jobs
If we are to listen to Jobs, technology is just the medium — what matters most … Read More..