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Don't let your smartphone be lazy: Make it help cure cancer as you sleep

While you sleep, your smartphone could be doing something much more useful than acting as your alarm clock.<p>DreamLab, a three-year collaboration …

Breast Cancer

The Brutal Truth About Being Childless at Work

In 1974, <i>60 Minutes</i> did a segment on people with no children by choice. To the surprise and dismay of those who appeared on it, what aired was a …

Person-centered health care focuses on patient as individual

CHICAGO (AP) — Every time JoAnna James took her husband, Lawrence, to the doctor, she left the hospital without understanding what was wrong with him.<p>…

Kroger is building the grocery store of the future

For example, few customers probably are aware that every time they walk into a Kroger, an infrared camera notes their arrival.<p>In 2012, Kroger rolled out QueVision, a technology platform that uses sensors and predictive analytics to feed managers real-time data — the first and currently only system …

Google, Heart Association team up on new research venture

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A company whose name is synonymous with eyeballs on the Internet is turning its attention to hearts. Google Life Sciences, a …

Online retailers getting physical

SAN FRANCISCO – Indie clothing retailer ModCloth began as a purely online store in 2002. After 13 years of doing digital sales, in July it opened its first physical store – and learned much about improving business by just talking with those who came in the shop.<p>“We discovered small things, the …

Pivot Your Marketing Instead Of Your Product

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results, or so the saying goes. Many entrepreneurs have become enamored with the word “pivot” over the past few years, using it as something of a badge of honor, e.g. “Yeah, we started out with a fintech …

Every Business Has A 'God Particle'

In physics, there exists a mysterious and elusive particle called the Higgs Boson, commonly known as the God Particle. The God Particle is believed to be the thing that gives mass to matter, and it represents the most fundamental component of the Universe. After reading about the God Particle, I …

Physics

Millennials: A Rising Work Ethic Alongside That Idealism

In the area of work ethic, most millennials have a bad reputation that needs little elaboration. But T.J. Sullivan has a contrarian viewpoint. “Everything cycles,” he says, “and I feel like work ethic is making a comeback.”<p>Sullivan has a well-informed perspective on the evolving hope and dreams of …

5 Dead Giveaways You're Not A Credible Leader

Fact: getting a leadership position is easier than keeping it. Keeping a position of leadership is about one thing, and one thing only; your credibility as a leader – your ability to lead well. Leaders either have credibility or they don’t… Do you?<p>People arrive at a position of leadership in many …

Leadership

How A 5-Hour Workday Can Make Your Employees More Effective

A friend of mine told me point-blank that he only works about four hours each day. His company still makes him log a full eight hours, though, so he spends the other four sifting through the Internet and sending me distracting photos of puppies.<p>What’s interesting about his situation is that he’s …

Employment

Delta Airlines Just Fixed This Epic Customer Service Blooper, But Have You?

Here’s what a customer expects from the customer service experience, whether you operate a spa, a bank, a hotel, a law firm, a coffee shop, a restaurant: In addition to the product or service that the customer is technically paying for, they’re also hoping for:<p>• Recognition: a sense that the …