My Banned Words for 2017

by Shelly Palmer  Just for fun, here is a list of buzzwords, biz speak, and hipster droppings that should be banned from every business meeting forevermore. In my last banned word rant, I opined about a proleptic conversation that began, Client: “Our Big Data Rock...

The Undercover Effect

By Ivy Cohen | President and CEO, Ivy Cohen Corporate Communications Three characteristics that make undercover brands sought-after Exclusivity – A brand that’s available only to a select group can become more desirable or more elite. Sometimes it may be...

PatchBOTS Creator Shows You How to Create a Working BB-8 Droid

By Chris Mahon Image credit: PatchBOTS Last month, we featured a working BB-8 droid created by PatchBOTS, a new YouTube channel focused on creating movie-accurate props and robots. We caught up with PatchBOTS founder Patrick Stefanski to talk about creating his...

Getting Out Of Survival Mode: The Keys to a Perfect Morning

BY BENJAMIN HARDY How This Checklist Works Obviously, you don’t need to do all of the things on the following four pages. Think of this checklist as a buffet from which you can select the one’s that work for you. Note: there are likely several things you may try that...

Robots Eat Your Lunch? Not if You Dine With Them….as Your Slave!

By Alan Brody Why The Robot Conversation is all Wrong! The problem with discussions about AI and robots is they talk about replacing your current job. While that may be true, the real issue is what jobs they enable? The future is not so much about improving the past...