Steve Parker

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Cleaning up DSO's is Essential to Increasing Access to Dental Care for Low-Income Children

For most Americans, going to the dentist isn't at the top of the list of things we want to do, but we go anyway, because dental care is necessary for our health and well-being. However, many of the poorest children in America don't have the luxury of dreading a trip to the dentist.<p>According to the …

A visual history of human knowledge

How does knowledge grow? Sometimes it begins with one insight and grows into many branches; other times it grows as a complex and interconnected …

5 questions about the IoT (Internet of Things)

To obtain a foundational understanding of how the Internet of Things applies to your business, begin by exploring the answers to five key questions. To learn more, check out our special Internet of Things section in Deloitte Review Issue 17: http://deloi.tt/1TwfcmI

Your body language may shape who you are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy argues that "power posing" — …

Public Speaking

Why we have too few women leaders

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg looks at why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions -- and offers 3 powerful pieces …

Why work doesn't happen at work

Jason Fried has a radical theory of working: that the office isn't a good place to do it. He calls out the two main offenders (call them the M&Ms) …

The happy secret to better work

We believe we should work hard in order to be happy, but could we be thinking about things backwards? In this fast-moving and very funny talk, …

The puzzle of motivation

Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don't: Traditional …

Why we do what we do

Tony Robbins discusses the "invisible forces" that motivate everyone's actions -- and high-fives Al Gore in the front row.

The 6 Most Important Roles of a Startup CEO

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Founding and growing an industry-transforming company is probably one of the hardest things anyone could ever do, and the hardest part about it is that nobody has done your job ever before!<p>There are no fixed rules in startups. Your …

Here's what stocks do before and after the Fed starts hiking rates

This has investors rightfully worried because higher rates mean higher interest costs, which should be bad for profits and ultimately stocks.<p>Deutsche Bank Chief US Equity Strategist David Bianco examined the history of Fed rate hikes and their impacts on stocks.<p>"Stocks typically sell-off on the …

Stock Markets

Learning How to Practice Medicine—Virtually

Yale is poised to join the list of top-tier universities now offering online master’s programs. Will these initiatives work?<p><i>Updated on March 20, 2015</i><p>Physicians assistants are highly paid medical professionals who provide a lot of the same healthcare services that doctors do. They take patient …

Higher Education

Behind The “Wheel” Of The Mercedes Driverless Car

LED touchscreens and laser projections promise a safer, more luxurious commute.<p>It's the year 2030 and your daily commute begins with the press of a button. Using a smartphone app, you summon an autonomous car — the Mercedes F015. The car starts, exits a parking garage, and drives itself to your …

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

The Fallacy of 'Giving Up'

The importance of talking with a doctor about values and priorities in life—at any age<p>At 30 years old, a person's brain weighs about three pounds. In its capaciousness it wears the skull like a well-tailored suit. So notes Harvard professor and surgeon Atul Gawande in his most recent book <i>Being</i> …

Medicine