Google And Self-Driving Cars

| 07.01.2016 |

When Google started working on self-driving vehicles over seven years ago, our goal was to transform mobility by making it safer, easier, and more enjoyable to get around. What drives our team is the potential that this technology has to make our roads safer. NHTSA estimates that traffic accidents killed over 38,000 Americans in 2015 and the World Health Organization estimates that 1.2 million lives are lost to traffic accidents globally every year. These are
numbers that could be reduced significantly with fully self-driving cars, especially since 94% of accidents in the U.S. are due to human error.

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Insider Trading And Stock Bubbles

| 06.30.2016 |

Historically, a stock was a percentage of the value of a merchant's cargo or an investment in an manufacturer. The stock allowed for the collection of a return or a dividend on the original investment. Not all investments succeeded, as many ships were lost at sea or other setbacks interfered with commerce.

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Video Redux: What Can Businesses Learn From Musicians?

| 06.28.2016 |

This week, we dig into our video archive and bring back an entertaining consideration of lessons that business professionals can absorb from musicians. Singer/songwriter Jonathan Siksay is the guest in this video, and he performs his tune "Tennessee Whiskey" as an extra treat.

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Michael Blake, founder of Arpeggio Advisors, Atlanta

| 06.28.2016 |

Michael Blake is the founder of Arpeggio Advisors, a boutique business appraisal and corporate strategy advisory firm. We called on him for advice on how to pick the right person to hold the office of CEO when that position become vacant.

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Mr. Potato Head And Me

| 06.28.2016 |

I recently attended a B2B convention and I returned from that event with a score of new contacts, wider insight into the current state of the economy, a number of great ideas for potential articles to write, and a Mr. Potato Head doll.

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