Research has suggested that it can reduce conflict and help colleagues to interact with one another without judgment.
The rise of the mindfulness industry has resulted in plenty of criticism, especially as a replacement for larger structural change within organizations or a blanket solution to all business challenges. But there’s also evidence that mindfulness and meditation can help reduce stress or even improve your memory.Read Full Story
Machine learning is starting to take over analyzing medical images. But AI tools also raise worrying questions because they solve problems in ways that humans can’t always follow.
In clinics around the world, a type of artificial intelligence called deep learning is starting to supplement or replace humans in common tasks such as analyzing medical images. Already, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, “every one of the 50,000 screening mammograms we do every year is processed through our deep learning model, and that information is provided to the radiologist,” says Constance Lehman, chief of the hospital’s breast imaging division.Read Full Story
Teletherapy app Ayana matches users to licensed professionals based on their culture, race, and experiences. Can it help close the mental health care gap?
It was a cry for help that inspired entrepreneur Eric Coly to launch his startup. The former investment banker was approached by a close friend who confided to him that she needed counseling, but she couldn’t find a therapist. Or more specifically, she couldn’t find an African-American therapist. She wanted someone who could understand her experience as a woman of color.Read Full Story
There’s a time and a place to apologize. But if you’re not at fault, here’s what you should do instead.
A week rarely goes by without a CEO or public figure issuing an apology. Often it’s warranted, such as the recent apology issued by Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, who, in an interview with Axios, compared the death of a woman hit by one of his company’s autonomous vehicles to the killing of the Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia.Read Full Story
B2B marketing is evolving -- and it's not just the industry itself. Vendor marketing efforts with customers can and should evolve as well. When you see a vendor selected repeatedly, or it officially earns a designation as a preferred vendor, it's a sign of marketing evolution. Most B2B marketing efforts begin from a cold start. Either a vendor is new or it is entering a new market.
The storied chip maker is dealing with the reality that Moore’s Law is slowing just when the demands of AI are asking for more and more computing power.
As I walked up to the Intel visitor center in Santa Clara, California, a big group of South Korean teenagers ran from their bus and excitedly gathered round the big Intel sign for selfies and group shots. This is the kind of fandom you might expect to see at Apple or Google. But Intel?Read Full Story
The internet, the economy, and the housing market are driving a major decline in moving—a trend that may reshape communities over the coming decades.
The story of America is one of moving. A total of 13.6% of Americans today were born in another country, and most of us are descended from immigrants. This story of migration also includes moving within the country. Over the last 200 years, Americans have settled the frontier, moved away from cities toward suburbs, and migrated away from cities in the Northeast toward the South and West.Read Full Story
Using Facebook Messenger and Telegram, refugees can get important information from Mona much faster than emailing an aid organization.
For a Syrian refugee in Lebanon who is trying to navigate the legal path to resettlement, it can be difficult to find answers—and overstretched humanitarian organizations can take as long as three months to respond to an email when the demand for help is highest. A new chatbot called Mona, designed for Facebook Messenger and Telegram, can help more quickly.Read Full Story
Whatever you do, don’t panic and stay calm.
You’re in the home stretch. You have an offer on the table from a potential employer (or even your current employer) and you are at a three-way crossroads between accepting an offer, declining, or submitting a counteroffer. Anxiety builds, doubt may creep in, and palms get sweaty. “Just don’t blow it” comes to mind flashing like a giant neon sign.Read Full Story
Most executives care about creating long-term shareholder value but havent had the right tool to track it. A new performance measure introduced by Whartons Nicolaj Siggelkow and INSEADs Phebo Wibbens aims to change that.