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Dennis Rodman is in Singapore For the Historic U.S./North Korea Summit - and to Promote a Marijuana Cryptocurrency
All eyes are on Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un this week as the two leaders meet in Singapore for a historic discussion on nuclear disarmament. While we wait to see whether the two volatile leaders will be able to reach an agreement on nuclear weapons, there is one man who might be able to bring the two men together: Former
The Simple Method to Keep Employees Happier at Their Jobs
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An estimated 42 million employees will leave their jobs in 2018, according to a Work Institute’s 2018 Retention Report released in 2018. The top reason employees gave for leaving was lack of opportunity to learn or develop skills (21%). Whether they have a formal development program or not, cross-training can be one solution to improving retention, says Jason O’Neill, head
Big Appetite: Someone Paid $3.3M to Have Lunch With Warren Buffett
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Have you ever wondered what a seat at the table with Warren Buffett would cost you? For one lucky person - in more ways than one - that seat will set him or her back a cool $3.3 million. That was the winning bid in the annual charity auction to have lunch with the Oracle of Omaha, as the Wall
These Are the Most Important Minutes of Any Meeting
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Few people like meetings, and that’s probably because they’re increasingly overtaking the workday. Over the past 50 years meetings have grown from less than 10 hours a week to nearly 23 hours, not including impromptu gatherings, Harvard Business Review reports. That’s more than half of our workweek. “Meetings may seem too frustrating and too numerous, but they continue because they’re
Report: Demand for These Skills Will Rise Dramatically by 2030
Here’s further evidence that robots and automation aren’t going to replace workers. A new McKinsey Global Institute paper looked at 25 core workplace skills today and in the future for the U.S., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the U.K. The report found that there will be significant changes in what workers need to know in the coming decade. Here’s what
ExoLover is Using the Blockchain to Improve Our Sex Lives
For those of us who are excited by the potential for blockchain technology to innovate nearly all aspects of our lives, ExoLover is perhaps all the proof we need to feel that our excitement is warranted. That's because the Australia-based firm has taken the blockchain into a brave new world that we're pretty sure has not previously been traversed: The
eSports is a Booming Business and VReS is Building a Platform to Make it More Immersive For Fans
Video games have come a long way since the days when Atari was the dominant gaming system and playing with a group of fellow gamers meant grabbing a roll of quarters at your local arcade. The gaming systems today have become more powerful and immersive, greatly expanding the possibilities of the gaming experience through the incorporation of virtual reality. If
How Dona-Partners is Using the Blockchain to Enhance Transparency in the Charitable Donation Market
One of the obvious questions one may have when making a charitable donation is a very basic one: How exactly is my money being used? Enter dona-Partners Limited, a Hong Kong-based startup that is developing its blockchain-powered "Dona platform" that looks inject transparency in the donation market, while also developing a community connected through sharing information and reviews of charitable
Warren Buffett’s Book List
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We continue our list of famous investor books with recommends by Warren Buffett. In this case, Buffett has written few (or any depending on the count) books but there are many about him and many he recommended. We compiled a list containing all those titles which we found sources for (or which Buffett authored below). If we are missing any please emails
Video: A Timelapse of Dubai’s Astonishing Growth
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Dubai’s transformation from a fishing village to a global real estate hub has been nothing short of remarkable. From having the world’s tallest building to man-made islands in the shape of a world map, the U.A.E.’s most populous city has never shied away from ambitious construction projects. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Today’s motion graphic video, from Knight