Weekly Reports December 2017

December 11, 2017

Weekly Report 17-52

  • DIGITAL DISTRACTIONS HAVE CREATED “INABILITY TO FOCUS for longer than a minute,” impacting job performance and productivity. Combined with social network conversation, the web’s perpetual news cycle and feeds (which are “algorithmically structured to keep users scrolling and sharing, for... Continue
  • December 9, 2017

    Weekly Report 17-51

  • HAPPY NEW YEAR.  WHAT’S AHEAD IN 2018? FOR THE ECONOMY: “If history is any guide (and it often is), the business cycle is coming to an end. The world economy tends to tip into a recession every 8 to 10... Continue
  • December 3, 2017

    Weekly Report 17-50

  • SMARTPHONES APPEAR TO CONTRIBUTE TO ADOLESCENT ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION. Scientific evidence supports the idea that “social media can inspire malaise,” and research on data from over 500,000 teens & millennials found mental troubles more likely from those who spent more... Continue
  • November 27, 2017

    Weekly Report 17-49

  • TOP LEADERS MUST NOT ONLY THINK STRATEGICALLY, BUT ALSO PRACTICE THE ‘LITTLE THINGS that impact daily progress. A few of the most important, which too often get lost in the stress of daily operations are: (1) Keeping things in perspective... Continue
  • November 21, 2017

    Weekly Report 17-48

  • FINDING SKILLED WORKERS IS BECOMING A “SCAVENGER HUNT” and a top concern for companies. According to the latest Duke University survey, “finding candidates with necessary skills is by far the biggest hiring challenge. Even rank-and-file candidates lack basic writing &... Continue