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Why Bitcoin is the largest Ponzi scheme in human history

Technology has made it possible for hypesters in Silicon Valley, China, and New York City to fleece anyone, anywhere, who has a bank account and an Internet connection. {read more here}

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How Do Top Cybersecurity Experts Keep Our Data Safe?

A number of high-profile cyberattacks have been making headlines lately — perhaps most notable among them the Equifax data breach, which affected 143 million Americans from mid-May through July. Whether it’s unreleased episodes of “Game of Thrones,” a few million credit cards or the inte...

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Are You Having Trouble Focusing? These Simple Strategies Will Help

In today’s always-on, information-overloaded world, it can be hard to stay focused throughout the day. How often do you find yourself distracted by inner chatter during meetings? Or how often do you find that emails are pulling you away from more important work? {read more here}

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How to Save a Meeting That’s Gotten Tense

As volume increased and value declined, McAdams stood up. He was greeted by boos, hisses, and invective. Residents competed noisily for his attention in a way that guaranteed no one would be heard. In one remarkable moment, McAdams drew close enough to a microphone that his voice penetrated the din....

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What the Big Mergers of 2017 Tell Us About 2018

The great business remix of the last three years shows no sign of abating. Deep changes in technology and globalization that started in the 1990s continue to up-end how we live and work. They have forced firms to reshuffle the cards they hold and remix the ownership of assets in the economy.  {read...

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The Best Leaders Are Great Teachers

By contrast, the exceptional leaders I studied were teachers through and through. They routinely spent time in the trenches with employees, passing on technical skills, general tactics, business principles, and life lessons. Their teaching was informal and organic, flowing out of the tasks at hand. ...

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51 Artificial Intelligence (AI) Predictions For 2018

In 2018, I expect we’ll see a number of firsts, including AI systems which can explain themselves directly (‘first person’) instead of being externally assessed (‘third person’) {read more here}

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The CVS-Aetna Merger Is A Mortal Threat To U.S. Hospitals

CVS Health’s proposed acquisition of Aetna is designed to keep patients out of the hospital for as much care as possible while escalating the move away from fee-for-service medicine to value-based care. {read more here}

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CFOs Don’t Worry Enough About Cyber Risk

CFOs need to join forces with CISOs in order to gain an understanding of their company’s security risk and all financial costs associated with it. Right now, there’s a disconnect between most CFOs and security practitioners when it comes to fortifying the company against cyber attacks: recent da...

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Which of Your Employees Are Most Likely to Expose Your Company to a Cyberattack?

Today, cybersecurity has expanded far beyond its traditional domain of external threats, typified by external hackers attacking network vulnerabilities. It now includes insider threats, which are much more complex and difficult to manage, as evidenced by some very serious recent insider breaches, su...

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