While I am working, I find myself constantly checking my Facebook news feed. I’ve noticed that as soon as I start to feel a bit distracted, bored, or just not wanting to work, I open a new tab and visit Facebook. And thanks to neuroscientists at the University of California, Los Angeles, I now know why — because my brain is suddenly feeling a bit social.
New research from EY, a global professional services organization, confirms a conviction of mine: millennials at work care more about flexibility and freedom than pay. Those who want to woo millennials will definitely want to read this one. [Read more…]
Many of the entrepreneurs and team members I work with want to fully digitize their paperwork, but don’t have hours to sit next to a scanner bed with reams of paper. The ZCAN scanner mouse by Systech Electronics Ltd. is a powerful gadget that removes these barriers of time, complexity and space. [Read more…]
Kings College London researchers believe that computers are causing nearsightedness. Here’s how to fight back. [Read more…]
We live in a culture of workaholism. Particularly in North America, it’s become cool to brag about the amount of hours you work, and for entrepreneurs to proudly claim they haven’t had a vacation in more than five years. Perhaps this culture is turning a whole lot of us into big liars, but we are lying out of necessity.