Sunday in the Park with Brian: Therapy Session #4 (The “Lost in Translation” Version) — Bonnywood Manor

  Note: This is a flashback post from our first trip to Spain. Hopefully, the statute of limitations has run out on any crimes that we may have committed… We’re still traipsing around the Andalusian countryside, avoiding any degree of responsible behavior as well as local authorities, so I don’t have quite the time for […]

Overdosing on the job: The workplace is not immune to the opioid epidemic — Financial Post

  Jimmy Sullivan prepared for his job as a bricklayer the same way every morning for years: injecting a shot of heroin before leaving his car. The first time he overdosed on the job, in 2013 at a Virginia construction site, a co-worker who is his cousin stealthily injected a dose of Narcan, an opioid antidote,… […]

Leading evolutionary change with technology —

  Leading evolutionary change with technology Technology and digital innovation are key for asset managers to shape business models into one that is responsive to new market realities The industry has witnessed structural changes in the asset management business globally. Impacting these changes are the low interest rate environment and fee pressures. Worth highlighting too […]

La Comédie humaine: Entrée by Maria Bustillos

https://youtu.be/lmmpUmBhrH4 La Comédie humaine is the diary of American expatriate  Claire Berlinski's amazing journey onto the Parisian stage. (Names have been changed to protect privacy.) If you missed the Introduction, we urge you to begin there. I feared superstitiously that if I failed to keep my New Year’s resolution, all my previous schemes for self-improvement […]

HRD: HRIS leader reveals the future of tech-based tools

HRIS leader reveals the future of tech-based toolsby Emily Douglas 21 Sep 2018 Online HR information hub HRD spoke to Dolly Oyenuga, a seasoned HRIS specialist, who revealed what first ignited her passion in all this people-related. “My role essentially is the IT arm of the HR function,” she prefaced. “I manage the HRIS systems […]

Referral Marketing Targets Precisely (Referral Marketing Series 2/5)

Goals-achieving marketing campaigns are always being back up by an enchanting story and a precise target audience, i.e. customers. People to people referral including word-of-mouth, online recommendations at social media, ratings at Google Map, discussion in forums and alike are reaching out to the audience in a naturally selective way because people who speak with […]

HRD: Young workers want better health and wellness benefits

Young workers want better health and wellness benefitsby Rachel Ranosa | Sep 22, 2018 The secret to attracting younger talent just might be in your health and wellness benefits for employees, according to a survey on well-being at work. Four in 10 employees aged 18-24 said they considered the health and wellness benefits package of […]

Straylite: Mississippi sheriff under fire for comparing Osama Bin Laden to Colin Kaepernick in Facebook post

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Nike's decision to make former NFL star Colin Kaepernick the face of their new campaign has caused controversy across the nation. Now, some citizens in Marshall County, Mississippi are wondering what one elected official may have meant by sharing a picture of Kaepernick next to Osama Bin Laden on social media, according […]

SCMP: China’s booming live streaming industry may have reached its peak

Dealing with scandals, regulatory scrutiny and rising costs, China’s live streaming industry has reached a turning pointBy Amanda Lee The party could soon be over for China’s booming live streaming industry, which saw revenue triple last year, as the tens of millions of yuan a year paid out to top presenters becomes unsustainable amid a […]