The Responsibilities Being At The Executive Conference Table
Most of us are made men and women; what exactly do you mean by that? Well it means we are now senior executives, we have been recognized by both our....Read More
The Future of Work in the Age of Web 3.0
What is the future of work?
Is our future one of ‘technological socialism’ (where technology is taking care of our needs)?
The Future of Blockchain… in a Digital Age
Governments are one of the last strongholds of an undigitized, linear sector of humanity, and they are falling behind fast.
Apart from their struggle to keep up with private sector digitization,....Read More
Web 3.0 is Transforming Media & Retail
Converging exponential technologies will transform media, advertising and the retail world. The world we see, through our digitally enhanced eyes, will multiply and explode with intelligence, personalization and brilliance.
This is....Read More
Web 3.0 is coming, let’s get you ready for it
The boundaries between digital and physical space are disappearing at a breakneck pace. What was once static and boring is becoming dynamic and magical.
Staying in touch with family and friends for Thanksgiving in 2028 is going to be more immersive.
I hope you had a very pleasant Thanksgiving with your family. Yes, it was very enjoyable with our growing family (NY, CT and MD) getting together for a wonderful meal....Read More
What does the future look like, with Sensors, IoT, AI, Blockchain and Connectivity.
We profit from it, we fear it, and we find it impossibly hard to quantify… risk.
While not the sexiest of industries, insurance can be a life-saving protector, pooling everyone’s premiums to safeguard....Read More
Breakthrough Opens Door To $100 Ultrasound Machine
This a big breakthrough in MedTech.
What it is:
University of British Columbia engineers recently built a new ultrasound transducer that can lower the....Read More
Machine Learning Confronts the Elephant in the Room – A visual prank exposes an Achilles’ heel of computer vision systems: Unlike humans, they can’t do a double take.
Score one for the human brain. In a new study
, computer scientists found that artificial intelligence systems fail a vision test a child could accomplish with ease.
New Electric Drone Has Groundbreaking Flight Time
Impossible Aerospace has announced the US-1, an unmanned quadcopter that can fly for over 2 hours on a single charge. That's over four times as long as similar battery-powered drones,....Read More
Machines Will Do More Work Than Humans By 2025, Says The WEF
The World Economic Forum has just released its latest AI job forecast, projecting changes to the job market on a historic scale. While machines currently constitute roughly 29 percent of....Read More
AI – Nvidia researchers develop AI system that generates synthetic scans of brain cancer
A current limitation on the accuracy of machine learning and AI systems is access to training data, particularly in a healthcare setting, where privacy concerns add additional limits. To address....Read More
In 2018 alone, over 22,000 businesses around the world borrowed more than $380 billion from crowdlending services
In 2018 alone, over 22,000 businesses around the world borrowed more than $380 billion from crowdlending services. Disruptive business models are often powered by alternative financing.
In this blog, we’ll discuss:
- Peer-to-peer....Read More
How Good Money is Redefining Banking
The CIA estimates over $90 trillion of global value is stored in cash, banknotes, money markets, and bank accounts.
In 2018, a mere 8 percent (about $5 trillion) of this $90....Read More
Five Challenges with Today’s Elementary Schools and Five Guiding Principles for Future Education
As kids worldwide head back to school, I’d like to share some thoughts on the future of education. Without....Read More
AI Superpowers USA vs. China
Kai-Fu Lee is one of the most plugged-in AI investors on the planet, heading management of over $2 billion AUM between six funds, and over 300 portfolio companies in the....Read More
How to Speak Well… and Listen Better
Every one of us knows the importance of being attentive with colleagues, clients, and family members. We must be attentive if we must learn new ideas, listening is also a....Read More
Executive Presence – Casual Friday Conundrum
When you look at your CEO or Founder do you think “I will look just as amazing if I had a special stylist.” And if you happen to share the....Read More
Just like most business executives, I am passionate about helping our youths; consequently, I registered to provide STEM learning resources to the Scouting community. Please consider reaching out to your....Read More
Do You Ask Yourself…HOW AM I DOING?
As a dad to three children, each has chosen to earn their Master Degrees (Social Work-LSW, Entrepreneurship-MBA, and Mechanical Engineering-MS), they are happy and fully independent, with two weddings within....Read More
Cliff Locks Host Angel Investors Network Podcast with David Hunter, CEO of Star Rapid – A Global Injection Molding Manufacturer Using, Augmented Reality, Predictive Analytics, and We Review the Benefits in Building a Team Learning Culture
I interview David Hunter, CEO of Star Rapid. David and his team have perfected the design for manufacturing when developing a new product to avoid costs and delays down the....Read More
Cliff Locks Host Angel Investors Network Podcast with Zvi Band is the CEO and Founder Contactually, one of the fastest growing companies on the INC 5000 list, listed at 513; raised $17.8 million in investors’ funds.
Contactually is a leader in business software, Zvi, and his team early on recognized software is something, people are forced to use, not enjoy using. This is a challenge. Zvi....Read More
Cliff Locks Host Angel Investors Network Podcast with Tony Pompliano, CEO and President of ANEXIO, a company on the Inc 500 list of America’s fastest-growing privately held companies
ANEXIO is transforming the IT industry by building high-performance technology infrastructure to serve the complex computing needs of the world’s most innovative companies. Learn how ANEXIO’s revenues have grown over....Read More
Visionary Analysis – Are You Ready for the Fastest Internet Connection in the World
In the next 6 years, 4 billion “New Consumers” are about to be connected to the World Wide Web, at Gigabit connection speeds, at near zero-cost.
RETIREMENT PLANNING: WILL I EVER RETIRE?
The term retirement is something that really frightens many executives, will I have sufficient money when I'm retired? What will be my daily activities after I retired? This blog will....Read More
Cliff Locks Host Angel Investors Network Podcast with John Bennett of Sunny Days in Homecare – INC 5000 Company
I interview John Bennett of Sunny Days in Homecare. John and his team added automation technology to their senior living business, which allowed for seamless execution for his 684 employees.....Read More
Do you happen to be one of those individuals who have to put up with a difficult boss? Almost everyone seems to have complained about their boss during their career.....Read More
NEED MORE TIME IN YOUR DAY?
Are you battling with shortage of time to accomplish all your set targets for the day?
Most executives do complain of having to attend....Read More
FRUSTRATED BY POOR PERFORMERS?
Have you been able to make progress in your career to the extent that you now supervise or manage other people?
SALARY NEGOTIATION EXPERTISE
In our country today, any discussion about money is a forbidden topic, it generally seems that we are more willing to discuss about our personal lives much more than our....Read More
MONEY MANAGEMENT: ARE YOU MAKING MAJOR MONEY MISTAKES?
There are moments that I really wished I have the private services of a chief financial officer (CFO) to take care of things for me. Many executives are preoccupied with....Read More
Cliff Locks joins Angel Investor’s Network as a podcast host.
I interview Scot Hunsaker CEO of the Ardent Group in St. Louis and author of Heroic Ownership: Build You Team, Plan Your Exit, Create Your Legacy.
PERSONAL BRANDING GETTING EASIER
I enjoy being an innovative pacesetter. I’m very fortunate that I have six special advisers that are on the ground to keep me abreast of the latest developments and that....Read More
SOCIAL MEDIA: HOW LINKEDIN CAN DOUBLE YOUR INCOME
Every one of us is well familiar with the common saying “it is not about your knowledge, it is all about who you know.” I’ll be revealing my networking strategies....Read More
LEARN HOW TO OPTIMIZE YOUR BRAIN FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE
Let’s start with some biology, out of the total energy content of our body; our brains make use of about 20%. The end product of energy is waste. Fortunately, our....Read More
Networking activities, they could be very unpleasant, right? And we imagine we're the only one who always feels stressed about networking. Everybody appears to be familiar with somebody; everybody else....Read More
2 WORDS THAT GUARANTEE SUCCESS
What is really a word? Clearly, a word means a whole lot. Just one word can be so potent that it can either make or mar your day.
THE LAW OF SELLING: NEVER LOWER YOUR PRICE
Every one of us has one aspect of our job we would rather not get involved in, for some it’s selling.
As far....Read More
HR: IS YOUR DIVERSITY PROGRAM A NOD OR A KNOCKOUT?
In all my years, I have never come across anyone who does not cherish diversity. As a matter of fact, many of us do. Diversity has to do with being....Read More
While you are reading this blog, what other thing are you thinking about or working on? Probably you are busy with some documents or maybe checking your message. Possibly you....Read More
EXACTLY WHY VACATION IS GREAT FOR THE BOTTOM-LINE
Going on vacation can really make a great influence on your team and your wellness. As a matter of fact, in one research, it was discovered that for each extra....Read More
DO YOU WISH YOU HAD MORE GRAVITAS?
Many of us are familiar with people that require a bit more gravitas at the workplace. Maybe you even need it.
I love that expression 'gravitas', it's massive, it's elegant; it's....Read More
During this cold winter, where I have spent the better part of my time staying glue to my desk, I observed some stiffness in my back. Sitting down for a....Read More
IS IT BETTER TO BE FEARED OR LOVED?
The manner in which people regard you in your workplace is an indication of how important you are. Consequently, is it preferable to be fear than loved? Many of us....Read More
Elon Musk’s entrepreneurial success, exponential entrepreneur you can emulate
A good friend, Peter Diamandis did an interview recently where he was asked to deconstruct Elon Musk’s entrepreneurial success.
Having known Musk for....Read More
Mike Webster who played football for Pittsburgh Steelers and died when he was 50 years old was discovered by a Nigerian forensic pathologist Dr. Omalu to have an extremely traumatized....Read More
BE MINDFUL OF SECONDARY STRESS
You have gotten your stress in check, right? Haven’t you? You may possibly have your unique way of managing it. Probably you get involved in yoga, or maybe breathe in....Read More
You Too Can Have A Stroke Of Genius
Have you at any time felt as though you don't have the needed creative answer within you? Possibly you have been working....Read More
Ditch Your 2018 Smart Goals
I’m going to commit a corporate profanation right now in this blog and this is it, I really hate the word “smart....Read More
An Easier Way To Succeed In 2018
Achieving more success usually seems like a great deal of work. On a daily basis, there is always a new book I....Read More
This past year, did you make any New Year's decision or resolution? Were you able to fulfill it? I mean seriously stand....Read More
Lessons From The Empty Nest
Certainly, my nest has become empty. It provides me lots of moment for reflection. I've invested the past 20 years, accomplishing mainly two things; nurturing children and guiding executive leaders.....Read More
Everybody Wants More Of It
What exactly is the topmost thing that all CEO desires? The most important thing that every executive I have met desires is....Read More
Creating Exponential Growth At Your Company
We are local and linear thinkers in a global and exponential world.
Our biggest challenge as executives and entrepreneurs is to retrain....Read More
Three Ways To In Inspire Yourself
What exactly inspires you? What really inspires the people under your supervision? The....Read More
Asking Questions Will Allow You To Become A Better Executive To Your Team
Learn the questions to ask that will ensure you'll be a better business coach to your team. I can help you to become a better mentor to your employees, in....Read More
#1 HABIT OF SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE
When it gets to certain stage in your career, it is not uncommon for you to hear about the kinds of habits....Read More
The Importance of Selling Yourself
If I mention the word “self-promotion or probably “marketing yourself” what exactly crops up in your mind? Several people believe that self- promotion is not a good term; selling yourself....Read More
How To Negotiate With Colleagues
Making deals in the place of work is every task. We all wish that our suggestion to be accepted, we fight for....Read More
As a society, we are often obsessed with setting goals. It is not even impossible that you are not happy with yourself because you haven't made sufficient progress on your....Read More
There’s Just One Key To Happiness
You’ve possibly heard may be on too many occasions on how you can achieve happiness. As a matter of fact, it seems to be the latest Holy Grail. You already....Read More
How Can You Get Additional Hour In Your Day
When you are asking by people “how are you”, do you end up saying, "I'm very busy"? Shouldn’t it be good to get an extra hour in my day which....Read More
ICG Consulting is a strategy and operations management consulting firm that works with senior management and CEO’s to drive the process from planning to implementation and obtain bottom-line results. Every....Read More
The only thing that will ensure your career elevation
Have you been trapped in shallow job? Based on one research the typical worker devotes 60 % of the day carrying out shallow work. Shallow work entails things such as....Read More