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Comment on The Astonishing Healthcare Tech of the Future Is Arriving by Quantium

re healthcare is broken: What is broken is delivering anything via dictatorial professions motivated by capitalism. What will replace it is a whole …

Emerging Technology

Think Again Podcast #49 – Geoff Dyer – Everyday Epiphanies

On this week's episode of Think Again - a Big Think Podcast, Dyer talks revenge, hallucinogens, the criminal brain, Geoff's disappointing trip to see …

Northern Lights

The Tech Boom’s Second Cities

Last summer, after our son was born, my husband and I left San Francisco, our home for about fifteen years, and moved to Fort Collins, Colorado, a college town that is about an hour’s drive north of Denver. San Francisco is almost improbably pretty, a soft <i>macaron</i> of a city, and we were sad to …

Real Estate

New Research Uncovers A Possible Cause Of Alzheimer's Disease That Is Both Surprising And Promising

A team of researchers from Harvard has presented evidence that suggests a mechanism for fighting infections in the brain may be a contributing factor to the development of Alzheimer’s disease. The research, reported in Science Translational Medicine, opens up a new and surprising window into the …

Dementia

5 mindsets that have helped successful people bounce back from failure

Milton Hershey was a 'nobody' who, according to Biography, became the American manufacturer and philanthropist who founded the Hershey Chocolate Company and popularized chocolate candy throughout much of the world.<p>He started three separate candy ventures before he found success. None of them worked …

Self-improvement

Great Salespeople Are Born, but Great Sales Forces Are Made

In sales, where charisma and extroversion can be advantages, some people attribute success more to inborn personality traits than to skills that can be coached or taught. Yet the fact that companies in the U.S. alone spend more than $20 billion annually (by conservative estimates) to train …

Management

5 Sales Lessons B2B Companies Can Learn from Apple

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Apple’s emergence as one of the world’s most powerful and valuable companies is generally attributed to its incredible feats of design and engineering. While these feats are undoubtedly praiseworthy, and many lessons can be gleaned from …

Customer Experience

Selling Imagination in the IoT Era | Sales

If you love studying technology trends and imagining what they will do for your business, it's easy to lose sight of the fact that you have a vision …

6 Lessons Every Sales Person Can Learn From Tinder

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Lets face it, Tinder is both amazing and one of the most controversial apps out there. I have friends spending hours on it every time I see them. Since it’s launch in 2012 the swiping app has gained an estimated 50 million users, with 10 …

Time I

Ten signs you're burning out (and how to stop it)

Even the best jobs can lead to burnout. The harder you work and the more motivated you are to succeed, the easier it is to get in over your head.<p>The prevalence of burnout is increasing as technology further blurs the line between work and home. New research from the American Psychological …

Sleep

It's Not the Years, It's the Miles: Training After 50

<b>Most people have an age that they fear</b>. Often, you hear women claim to be 39 for decades, as if somehow that year makes everything go south. Fifty …

Self-improvement

14 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Every Day

Having close access to ultra-successful people can yield some pretty incredible information about who they really are, what makes them tick, and, most importantly, what makes them so successful and productive.<p><i>"Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private</i> …

Time Management

Blue Cross Insurers Cut Commissions On Obamacare Sales

Blue Cross and Blue Shield insurers across the country are eliminating commissions on sales of individual health plans as part of cost-cutting moves that could hurt future sales of policies under the Affordable Care Act.<p>The moves follow last year’s high-profile decision by the nation’s largest …

Health Care