Say what you will about social media, but its impact is profound, and wide-reaching. As a business owner, a poor review on social media can cause a drastic decline in clientele. As a human being, being defamed on Facebook can cause you to be a party to some suspicious glances at a social gathering. For the product industry, any company that puts a production out for purchase, social media can do both good, and harm. Which way it goes for the producer all depends on whether or not their product is doing harm, or good and how they handle it in the aftermath. Read More
Category - Education
Either First Lady Michelle Obama was right or she’s part of the reason that health among American children is deteriorating. The amount of fast food consumed by children and teens in the United States has risen dramatically and now accounts for over 12% of the calories they eat on a daily basis. Read More
It makes sense that a drug designed to treat narcolepsy would be a possible mental stimulant that helps healthy people find focus for activities such as taking exams. It makes even more sense that the colleges where the research on the short term effects were performed would be Harvard and Oxford. Read More
Eating is arguably the most important component of health, particularly for children. What we eat, how often we eat, and even where we eat can have lifelong effects on more than just the physical development of kids. It can affect how they operate throughout their lives in other areas as well.
The meal habits of children has been a point of controversy for some time. First Lady Michelle Obama has made an effort to slow childhood obesity, a problem that has been growing for decades. It hasn’t been without push back; her plan has been met with animosity from children and contempt from parents who feel that the forced lunch mandates are making school lunch less enjoyable and making kids avoid eating them altogether.
Getting a business degree used to be a prerequisite to be able to be successful and achieve executive status at major companies in the United States. That changed for a time when those who had other types of degrees (or no degrees at all) were finding success, but many companies quickly shifted back to the old mentality after not seeing the type of success they’d hoped for from people without the appropriate degrees. This trend is continuing today.
When asked about dangerous animals, many people might say snakes, spiders, or other poisonous creatures. Others might point to ferocious animals like sharks, bears, or tigers. The savvy people might say that humans are the most dangerous. Read More
If you ever visit Singapore, you may want to stop off at the Jurong Bird Park. It’s the world’s largest when it comes to the total number of exotic birds with over 5000. Of the 400 species on display, here are 10 of the most unique and amazing birds around.
There are times when in infographic depicts mountains of data in visually stunning fashion. There are others when a massive amount of effort is put into perfecting a visualization that portrays a message.
Then, there are times when a graphic simply states the truth and offers advice. These are the ones you’ll see printed out and hanging in the offices of executives around the world. This graphic by the Center for Management and Organization Effectiveness is one of those types, offering a quick hit of 8 things that leaders need to know. Click to enlarge.