Jame Healy

51 Flips | 10 Magazines | 113 Likes | 11 Following | 22 Followers | @jamehealy | Management Consultant based in Vancouver, Canada.

Twisted light could make wireless data faster than fiber

It could be the key to bringing ultra-fast internet access to many people.<p>As fast as fiber optic lines have become, they're still hamstrung by one key limitation: you still need to transmit that data over wires, which limits where you can transmit and the affordability of the fastest connections. …

Telecoms

A Short Guide to Strategy for Entrepreneurs

It sometimes appears that the traditional rules of business are being upended by today’s mega-trends of multisided platforms, big data, machine learning and AI, crowdsourcing, the internet of things (IoT), and more. These trends have transformed the world of business immeasurably. But they have …

How Risk Aversion Motivates Executives

Why do executives leave money on the table when running their companies?

This Type of Employee Gets More Sleep, Eats Better, and Exercises More

A new study shows a certain group of workers have healthier lifestyles. Here's why.<p>Every employer wants high-performing employees. Millions of dollars are spent each year trying to improve the engagement and productivity of workers. Yet with all the efforts to improve office environments, a new …

The Workplace

President Trump: Replace The Dollar With Gold As The Global Currency To Make America Great Again

Inside President Trump’s otherwise “standard Trump stump speech” at CPAC was nestled what might be a most intriguing observation:<p>Global cooperation, dealing with other countries, getting along with other countries is good, it’s very important. But there is no such thing as a global anthem, a global …

500 years ago, China destroyed its world-dominating navy because its political elite was afraid of free trade

But by 1525, all of China's "Treasure Fleet" ships had been destroyed — burned in their docks or left to rot by the government. China had been poised to circumnavigate the globe decades before the Europeans did, but instead the Ming Dynasty retracted into itself and entered a 200-year-long …

What Say Paul Krugman About Rio's Olympic-Sized Implosion?

“The legacy of the Rio Olympics is a farce.” Those are the words of <i>USA Today’s</i> Nancy Armour in a recent edition of the newspaper. Truer words have …

Economics

The Benefits of Writing Your Own Weekly, Monthly, and Annual Reviews

There’s something quite special that happens when we reflect on what we’ve done. Well, two things, actually. One is that we gain a better …

Productivity

6 Reasons To 'Buy' This Bull Market... Or Not

Last week, Frank Chaparro penned an interesting note:<p>It looks like this bull market just won't quit. Friday marked the 2,003rd trading day since the …

How to Build the Best Marketing Strategy You Can Using Only Free Tools

With what is available for free, there has never been a better time to bootstrap a startup.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, it is more important than ever for you to create an efficient marketing strategy. Because startups often have low budgets, …

3 Ways Data Dashboards Can Mislead You

Executives love dashboards, and why wouldn’t they? Single-screen “snapshots” of operational processes, marketing metrics, and key performance indicators (KPIs) can be visually elegant and intuitive. They show just-in-time views of what’s working and what isn’t — no need to wait for weekly or …

Jaguar Just Showed Off What Its First Electric Vehicle Might Look Like

Jaguar Land Rover introduced Monday night the I-PACE Concept vehicle, an all-electric performance SUV that aims to show what the automaker plans to …

A Simple Plan to Fix the Presidential Debates

The integrity of the country’s political system is on the line.<p>In 1960, the Nixon-Kennedy debates captivated the nation and by most accounts influenced the razor-thin outcome of the election. There was a hiatus in presidential debates until 1976, but they have become a campaign staple since, both a …

​Microsoft's SwiftKey brings artificial intelligence to your phone keyboard

Artificial intelligence today can organize your iPhone photos, answer your Gmail, endow drones with vision and decode human speech. And with Microsoft's newest SwiftKey keyboard app, AI will guess what you're about to type next, too.<p>On Thursday, Microsoft released a new version of its SwiftKey for …

Fintech could be bigger than ATMs, PayPal, and Bitcoin combined

<i>This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here.</i><p>Fintech broke onto the scene as a disruptive force following the 2008 …

Financial Services

Stand-Up Meetings Don’t Work for Everybody

Stand-up meetings have become a routine part of the workday in many organizations, spread largely by the adoption of agile and other innovative management methods. These are typically brief, daily progress sessions through which an initiative team updates and coordinates efforts. The phrase …

98 lifestyle and work resources for digital nomads

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Famed Megachurch Pastor: Christians Would Be ‘Hard Pressed to Keep a Page of Their Bible’ Where This Key Lesson From God Isn’t Evident

Megachurch pastor Steven Furtick is on a mission to let people know that who they think they are is nowhere near as important as “who God says” they are, pointing back to the Bible to show how God has many times used flawed people in profound and transformative ways.<p>When asked how God has proven …

Seven Simple Tips to Refresh Your Prayer Life

Pastor John gives 7 tips to refresh your prayer life.

The Whole Bible in One Verse

When asked which verse best summarizes the whole of Scripture, Edmund Clowney famously pointed to Jonah 2:9, “Salvation belongs to the LORD.” I’ve …

Your Single Most Important Habit

The final frontier of biological research is still the enigmatic human brain. And at the cutting edge of recent study has been this phenomenon we …

New Testament

The New Organization: Different by Design

We just launched one of the world’s largest studies of people challenges in business, Deloitte Human Capital Trends 2016, and the results were …

Inject Your Prayer List with Life

I want to pray more this year. More than ever before.<p>God promises that he hears and actively responds to prayers as we come to him in the name of …

Self-Reflection

John Oliver Finally Takes On Donald Trump, “America’s Back Mole”

So far in this election cycle, comedian and host of <i>Last Week Tonight</i> John Oliver has chosen to ignore a certain presidential candidate rather than devote any time to taking him down. Apparently enough was enough on Sunday, as Oliver gave a scathing takedown of one Donald J. Trump.<p>“Donald Trump is …

‘My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me?’ Didn’t Jesus Already Know?

Pastor John explains Matthew 27:46.

The Scientific Reasons Why Introverts And Extroverts Are Different

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>I’m standing in the crowd in front of the stage at the small gritty music club. My two friends—both extroverts—are on either side of me, swaying along with the crooning Indie singer and smiling. I was having fun for a while, but now I’m ready to head home …

The 50 best business schools in the world

Earning an MBA can provide business-school graduates with an increased salary, a vast network of industry contacts, and new opportunities, but the extent of these career benefits can vary significantly depending on the school.<p>For our sixth annual ranking of the best business schools, we looked at …

Business School

My strategy for turning $15,000 into $200,000 every month

Each company starts off with $100 in capital.<p>One has a one-month sales cycle (i.e., people go from prospect to client in one month). The other company has a four-month sales cycle.<p>Not surprisingly, the slower business brings in less over time. But do you know how much less after one year?<p>It only …

This iPhone 6 Cover Is Finally as Productive as You

The back is the new front: inkCase i6 adds an e-ink display to your phone's backside<p>The inkCase i6 uses the back of an iPhone to display important …

Drop in loonie poses threat to productivity

<i>The Globe and Mail is hosting a debate on the economy among the leaders of the three main political parties on Thursday at 8 pm (ET). Click here for more details.</i><p><i>Craig Alexander is vice-president of economic analysis at the C.D. Howe Institute and former chief economist at TD Bank Group.</i><p>The …