Isaac Olumide Coker

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15 Change Management Mistakes You're Probably Making

It’s often been said that change is the only constant in life. Trite though it may be, this adage rings true, especially in the business world. Markets, technologies and customer preferences are always shifting and evolving, and these factors can have a significant impact on internal operations.<p>As …

Leadership

A local’s guide to Nice, France: 10 top tips

The once-sleepy grande dame of the Côte d’Azur is now its vibrant artistic hub, with cool new bars, restaurants and galleries enlivening its classic sights<p>Nice is booming, despite and in defiance of the terrorist attack that shattered the Bastille Day celebrations here less than two years ago. …

France

Lisbon Is Thriving. But at What Price for Those Who Live There?

LISBON — Not long ago, Portugal’s capital, Lisbon, was a backwater of Europe. Its historical center was dotted with decrepit and semi-abandoned buildings. Some downtown squares were the domain of prostitutes and drug dealers. The city served as a display case for the devastation of Europe’s debt …

Housing

This Is The Secret To Finding Happiness And Confidence While Pursuing Goals

"The way to measure your progress is backward against where you started, not against your ideal."<p><b>"</b><b>The way to measure your progress is backward against where you started, not against your ideal."--</b> Dan Sullivan, THE GAIN AND THE GAP<p>Most people have a negative relationship with goal-setting. There's …

Happiness

What is a smart contract?

A smart contract is just like an old-fashioned verbal or paper contract except that its conditions can be met digitally. Smart contracts are not new, …

Blockchain

9 Best Small Towns in Portugal

While Lisbon and Porto are often the starting point for most tourists heading to Portugal, it’s worth branching out to experience all the country has …

European Travel

The Ultimate Luberon Valley Guide – The Heart of Provence, France

The Luberon valley is, in my experience, the most authentic and intriguing area of Provence. It’s a place where time has seemingly stood still for …

France

Tourists are flooding to Portugal for the food and wine

At 7 years old, Portuguese-American chef George Mendes forsook his parents for the pleasures of sardines, and never looked back.<p>“They were being …

European Travel

A longtime Google investor draws this simple chart on a napkin to explain health tech to company founders

Krishna Yeshwant, a doctor and investor with GV, Alphabet's venture firm, takes a lot of meetings with entrepreneurs that have lofty goals to fix …

Entrepreneurship

30+ Real Examples Of Blockchain Technology In Practice

While Bitcoin and cryptocurrency may have been the first widely known uses of blockchain technology, today, it’s far from the only one. In fact, blockchain is revolutionizing most every industry. Here are just a few of the practical examples of blockchain technology.<p><b>Entertainment</b><p>‌KickCity—Platform …

Blockchain

How do I invest R4m for future education expenses?

Remember to set up an emergency fund to cover unexpected expenses.

Retirement

A Taste of Consensus 2018: 4 Blockchain Projects to Keep an Eye On

May 12, 2018 · 10:00 pm<p><b>Next week, thousands of crypto and blockchain enthusiasts will descend on New York City for the 4th annual four-day Consensus</b> …

Blockchain

Microsoft Starts To Make Serious Progress On The Intelligent Edge Vision

Azure IoT and Edge Computing announcements dominated the keynote at Microsoft Build, the annual developer conference. Microsoft is on track to deliver the promise of Intelligent Cloud and Intelligent Edge.<p>First outlined by Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, at Build 2017, Intelligent Edge is a …

Internet of Things

Blockchain Security Takes Spotlight As NYC Blockchain Week Kicks Off

"At its highest level, blockchain is a trust layer."<p>In nine words, Kaleido Insights founding partner Jessica Groopman succinctly summarized the gist …

Blockchain Startups

ConsenSys Ventures invests in six companies and launches its Accelerator

ConsenSys Ventures, the venture arm of the ConsenSys Ethereum blockchain powerhouse, has invested in a new round of six companies and is today formally launching its Accelerator, “Tachyon” (a Tachyon is a particle which moves faster than the speed of light).<p>The five companies were invested in with …

Universal Basic Income

Using Blockchain To Bring Real Estate Back To Eye Level By Investing.com Studios

It’s never been more difficult for lifelong renters to afford a residence of their own, thanks in large part to a housing market that has kept …

Real Estate

Where To Shop And Sleep In Marrakesh

I made a promise to myself when I started to really travel a little over a decade ago, that I would not return to the same place more than once. I needed to go to every place ‘on my list’ but then I found Morocco.<p>If you are lucky enough to be based in Europe, you might consider heading there if you …

Travel

7 Best Blockchain Careers & Jobs for the Future

Blockchain technologies and cryptocurrencies are on the upswing. <b>Businesses across industries from finance to manufacturing to healthcare know that</b> …

10 Promising AI Applications in Health Care

There’s a lot of excitement right now about how artificial intelligence (AI) is going to change health care. And many AI technologies are cropping up to help people streamline administrative and clinical health care processes. According to venture capital firm Rock Health, 121 health AI and machine …

Artificial Intelligence

What does your Myers-Briggs personality type mean for your love language?

There’s a reason <i>The Five Love Languages</i> by Gary Chapman skyrocketed to the top of the best-seller list: Each person shows—and needs to be shown—love …

Myers-Briggs

Make Cartagena Your Next Travel Destination

In-the-know travelers have been weekending in Cartagena, Colombia, for years but the style-set have only just recently put this colorful destination …

Travel

Best countryside detours from Bogotá

One of the best things about Bogotá is its central location – you don’t need to travel too far to find pretty <i>pueblos</i>, high <i>páramo</i> wetlands and real cowboys. So once you’ve visited the capital’s tourist sights, stick around and make Bogotá a base to explore the gorgeous and diverse countryside that …

South America

A Financial Planner Interviewed 233 Rich People About Their Habits. Here's What You Can Learn

It turns out the wealthy really do think different.<p>Do rich people think differently from everyone else? It turns out the answer is yes. But the good news is that anyone can learn their mental habits. If you do, it will be good for your bank account and your career. You may even wind up wealthy …

Self-improvement

The best of Lisbon’s new restaurants

The Portuguese capital’s food scene is one of the most exciting in Europe right now, offering a mix of innovative and traditional cuisine at restaurants overseen by acclaimed chefs<p>Prado<p>Acclaimed 26-year-old chef António Galapito returned from London (where he worked with Nuno Mendes) to open Prado …

European Travel

What It Takes to Think Deeply About Complex Problems

The problems we’re facing often seem as complex as they do intractable. And as Albert Einstein is often quoted as saying, “We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them.” So what does it take to increase the complexity of our thinking?<p>Too many leaders default to …

Management

The Big Easy turns 300: Why New Orleans will never drown

At breakfast in the Criollo (Creole) restaurant of the Hotel Monteleone, Bella, one of the more senior waitresses, paused to fill me in on the furniture: “These tables weigh 100lb – real marble from Italy, real iron. If someone here tells you, ‘That’s 200 years old,’ it is. Nothing is phoney. It’s …

Deep Learning for Electronic Health Records

Posted by Alvin Rajkomar MD, Research Scientist and Eyal Oren PhD, Product Manager, Google AI<br>When patients get admitted to a hospital, they have many …

Machine Learning

Rands and sense: Why the National Health Insurance may lead to better health budgets

08 May 2018 00:00<p>As it stands, the policy may be woolly and imprecise but its promise is too bold to ignore.<p>About 200m from where I work in Rosebank, …

Health Care

10 great train journeys you've (probably) never heard of

From cheap chugs and remote hill stations to mini palaces on rails, these are the lesser-known rides you need to hop aboard...

18 of the world’s best rail journeys

Some of the world’s wildest and most beautiful scenery is best enjoyed from a train window. From Lhasa to Lima, we choose brilliant and great value routes • Top rail trips from the Man in Seat 61<p><b>UK</b><p><b>London to Fort William</b><p><b>Duration: 419 miles/13hr<br>Price (single): From £45</b><br>The Caledonian Sleeper, one of …

Trains