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College enrollment declining as Millennials re-enter workforce

May 20th, 2015 at 1:40 pm » Comments Off

A new report shows that spring college enrollment dropped nearly 2% from last year.  Millennials are heading back to work, causing declining revenues in the educational sector.  



How the U.S. compares to the world’s booziest nations

May 20th, 2015 at 1:35 pm » Comments Off

Consuming 100 bottles of wine a year probably sounds like a lot, but that is actually, according to a recent report, the average alcohol consumption per person in many wealthy countries.  



95 percent of parents of overweight children think they look ‘just right’

May 20th, 2015 at 1:28 pm » Comments Off

After researchers looked at data on how parents perceive their overweight young children, they learned that 94.9 percent believe the kids’ size to be “just right.”  



Why people are thriving in coworking spaces

May 19th, 2015 at 5:02 pm » Comments Off

Is there something special about coworking spaces?  Researchers who have, for years, studied how employees thrive were surprised to discover that people who belong to them report levels of thriving that approach an average of 6 on a 7-point scale.  



Zappos bold new management change

May 16th, 2015 at 4:40 pm » Comments Off

At the end of April, 210 employees left Zappos because they don’t like Holacracy®, a new flat management system that the company is moving to.  



Pay-TV business declined for the first time during Q1

May 15th, 2015 at 2:02 pm » Comments Off

During Q1 of 2015 U.S. pay-TV business, for the first time ever, dropped a net number of subscribers in the first three months of a year.  



Here’s what to know before starting a digital detox

May 13th, 2015 at 9:19 pm » Comments Off

From endlessly scanning social media sites to incessantly checking emails, we don’t always have the healthiest relationship with technology, we tote around serious digital baggage day after day that wreaks havoc on our minds and bodies.  



Science says you should spend money on experiences, not things

May 13th, 2015 at 9:16 pm » Comments Off

Money can make you happier, but after you basic needs are met, it really doesn’t make you much more happier.  One of the the biggest questions then is how do we allocate our money, which is (for most of us) a limited resource.  



$1.3 trillion has sneaked out of China over the last 10 years

May 12th, 2015 at 2:00 pm » Comments Off

According to a report by Global Financial Integrity (GFI), a financial transparency group, between 2003 and 2012, $1.3 trillion slipped out of mainland China—more than any other developing country.  



Why being a doctor became a miserable profession

May 11th, 2015 at 12:19 pm » Comments Off

How did it get this bad?  About 300 physicians commit suicide every year, and nine out of ten doctors are discouraging others from joining the profession.  



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