Small business owners and gig economy workers may enjoy freedom and often benefit from increased flexibility. However, they miss out on the retirement plans and contributions that many full-time workers receive. So, how should a small business owner plan for retirement in the absence of company-sponsored plans? Angela Park...
Sweden has a history of financial firsts. In 1661, it was the first country to introduce banknotes. And in 2023, coming full circle, it may be the first country to do away with them (and coins, too). Today, less than 1 percent of the total value of transactions in...
The rise of fake news stories across the Internet is a troubling trend. As of 2017, two-thirds of Americans got their news from social media, and the disconcerting influence of fake news — intentionally false but realistic-looking articles promulgated by clickbait and tabloid websites, as well as extremist political groups — is...
For the last 70 years the world has done remarkably well. According to the World Bank, the number of people living in extreme poverty today is less than it was in 1820, even though the world population is seven times as large. This is a truly remarkable achievement, and...
More than 80% of survey participants said they felt it was "important or extremely important" for companies to design environmentally conscious products. Given nine industries to select from, 1 in 4 respondents said they felt the chemical industry is the least concerned about the environment. 77% of respondents...
Note: This is part one in a three-part series addressing how leaders at every level can become better equipped to navigate the new world of work. For decades, progressive business thinkers have heralded the arrival of the disruptive future of work. And now, it seems to have finally arrived. Generational...
A 3D simulation is changing the behaviors of the world’s best soccer players — and the business world is catching on. I am standing in a fashionable London hotel bar wearing a virtual reality (VR) headset. My right foot occasionally kicks out, as though I’m dancing (badly) to a silent...