things I like about work is the way the conversation and the thinking goes on across the internet, and links in and out of home lives and other work experiences. It's a networked, distributed exchange of ideas and observations.
tendency to discount the value of future gains is what psychologists call “temporal discounting” and what economists term “rates of time preference.” It’s what you and I would call patience. And we live in impatient times. Our society has reorientated itself to the present moment. Everything is live, real time, and always-on. It’s not a mere speeding up… It’ […]
I thought my job was to be right. I thought that was how I proved my worth to the company. But that was all wrong. My job was to get things done and doing anything meaningful past a certain point requires more than one person. If you are right but nobody wants to work with you, then how valuable are you really? How much can you realistically expect to accomp […]
In a future in which customer data will be a growing source of competitive advantage, gaining consumers’ confidence will be key. Companies that are transparent about the information they gather, give customers control of their personal data, and offer fair value in return for it will be trusted and will earn ongoing and even expanded access.
The thing putting this information at a shopper’s fingertips is a mobile device, and that’s the second driving factor. Among millennials, one-third check prices, nearly half research products, and more than half find promotions on their smartphones, according to the Allrecipes.com study. A more recent 2014 survey by Allrecipes.com shows that millennials even […]