The Unhealthy Consumer

By Eric Perry, PhD-c “Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.” ~Will Rogers Whereever we look, we are constantly being fed the idea that we need more “stuff.” We have 24 hour television channels devoted entirely to enticing us to buy more […] […]

Alibaba, Tencent, Didi and other tech firms pour $12B into mobile operator China Unicom

China is about to take net neutrality to the next level after a group of influential tech companies that includes Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent, Didi Chuxing and JD.com agreed to invest nearly $12 billion into state-run mobile operator China Unicom. China Unicom is the country’s second largest operator with 269 million mobile customers, which makes it… via […]

TCS is quietly transforming itself to take on India’s emerging tech scene

While the $150 billion Indian IT industry has gone into turmoil owing to creeping automation, market leader Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has been silently recalibrating its strengths and focus. This year, the Mumbai-based firm carved out a separate unit to impart skills in new technologies to employees, Janardan Santhanam, head of digital talent development, TCS,… via […]

50 Horrible Business Cliches You Need to Stop Saying Right Now

How often do you say “Thanks in advance” at the bottom of your emails? Or “With all due respect” when you disagree with someone? Those are just two of the annoying cliches GoToMeeting say you should stop using in this infographic. The post 50 Horrible Business Cliches You Need to Stop Saying Right Now… via 50 […]

How to Spot Surprising Opportunities to Develop Team Members

Trying to fix someone is insulting to them and arrogant of you. Development is a partnership, not a dictatorship. But the trouble is… You don’t always have the luxury of waiting for people to wake up to shortcoming they don’t see and weaknesses they won’t acknowledge. 7 surprising opportunities for development: Successful leaders watch for […] […]