Is My Job Going to Be Automated? It Depends on Where You Live

Source: Bloomberg – Machines and automation software will be handling half of all human tasks within seven years according to the World Economic Forum. Is your job as risk? Read on to better understand.

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An Executive Guide to AI

Source: McKinsey & Company – AI is being used to detect credit card fraud, optimize price points, predict a sales lead's likelihood of closing and much more. Here is a short guide from McKinsey & Company that provides explanations on why AI seems to have recently cleared the Launchpad and how it can be used.

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What Democracy Has to Fear from AI

Source: The Atlantic – Never has there been a more pressing time to ensure that we control our own personal data. This article from The Atlantic paints a depressing vision of the future if data collection is concentrated in the hands of a few small elite.

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How Millennial Physicians Are Using Technology to Change Healthcare

Source: LinkedIn – The generation that has grown up with Facebook, You Tube, blogs and Snapchat are using this skill to build meaningful connections, both virtually and physically.

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What's Next? How about Robot Furniture?

Source: The New York Times – Artificial intelligence is helping to transform living spaces in urban areas where space is a premium. Maybe rural living will have a comeback?

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The Explosive Growth of eSports

Source: World Economic Forum – It’s here and it growing. Maybe our children who spend hours playing video games have a future after all.

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Dealing with Disappointment

Source: Harvard Business Review – It happens to all of us at some point. Often it occurs because an outcome is different from what we hope it would be. Here are some ideas on how we can learn from life’s disappointments.

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A Decade after the Global Financial Crisis: What has (and hasn’t) changed?

Source: McKinsey&Company – The impact of the financial crisis, which hit hard 10 years ago when Lehman Brothers declared bankruptcy, is still very fresh in most of our memories. McKinsey and Co. offers a perspective on what has changed in the last ten years, and what has not.

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Happy Birthday, Warren Buffett! Here Are 30 Of His Best Quotes

Source: Forbes – The Oracle of Omaha is always insightful. Here are some of his most memorable quotes to challenge to enlighten our day.

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More Rest = Better Leadership

Source: Thrive Global – Creating more space, be it in the work day, the work week or the work year is beneficial to having an impact. Read on to hear how a year-long rest experiment has assisted a Deloitte management consultant.

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The World Cup – It’s over, the but a Lesson on Leadership Continues

Source: Eyewitness News – What Croatia’s President Taught the World about Leadership at the World Cup.

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Focus on the Hard Stuff

Source: Inc.com – What advice would we give a person just starting a career? How about the best way to allocate time to achieve growth?

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The Internet of Things

Source: McKinsey & Company – As more devices become connected to the internet (think of smart switches or your refrigerator) is also creates more opportunities to access our data or hack into a system. McKinsey & Co. ask five critical questions to help us understand the risk and opportunity of this technology.

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Is the Business Card Dead?

Source: Inc.com – LinkedIn has just developed a new feature that easily and seamlessly allows us to connect with new contacts. It is about time someone did this.

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Live like Warren Buffet Does

Source: Inc.com – We know that we can all learn a lot from Warren Buffet. Living below our means is not one that immediately comes to mind. However, here is a strategy we can all embrace to help us be content and to keep stress levels tolerable.

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The Importance of Keeping Commitments

Source: Forbes.com – Integrity is an intangible quality that leads to influence. Here is a three step plan to help us see if others view us as a person of integrity.

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Incentivizing Employees to Quit - How Amazon helps employees think about what they really want

Source: CNBC – Or said another way – here is how Amazon creates and maintains a great culture.

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Want to Feel Less Busy? Try Reading a Book

Source: Harvard Business Review – The overload of digital information causes us to continually seek new information as a constant source of dopamine. The downside is that we don’t give our brains a rest. Reading provides relief from the flow of too much information and can help to lower stress and retain energy.

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8 Ways to Read (a lot) More Books

Source: Harvard Business Review … and here are some ways to help us read more.

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Donut Economics – The goal of Thriving Balance

Source: World Economic Forum – Kate Raworth, a self-described renegade economist recently published “Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st Century Economist”. It is a fresh perspective on what it means to have a thriving economy.

> Here is a link to her blog
> ... and here is her TED Talk