In the never-ending quest to improve employee retention, morale and engagement, I wonder... could it all be improved if we let a bit more real (and messy) life make its way into the halls and conference rooms of the workplace?
The recent New York Times article on Amazon's "bruising workplace" sparked a firestorm of reaction. While I admire the giant retailer's singular accom...
Taking stock in the video and television world. On today's episode: The video rights deals keep coming, Verizon gets ready to put big money behind its go90 service, Amazon's twitch TV gets ready to take on YouTube.
Your site may soon be collateral damage in a war between Silicon Valley superpowers. Apple is trying to hurt arch-rival Google while providing a more elegant web experience than user-hostile ad networks have previously allowed. This is a great example of acting in your own self-interest, yet smelling like a rose.
Following the series finale montage broadcast during the Emmys Sunday night, there was an online backlash at all the...
Taking stock in the video and television world. On today's episode: The Emmy Awards ("The Grand Indulgence") as HBO Wins over Amazon and Netflix. Cab...
Note: this is not Five for Fighting We at A-Sides are fortunate to have a monthly column with John Ondrasik AKA Five for Fighting. The man sings and...
If Eli Roth has concerns about the plight of Amazonian tribes, perhaps he could use his platform to expose the threats to their homelands and way of life instead of portraying them as animalistic cannibals.
Criticize Big Tech all you want. These companies certainly aren't above reproach. It just helps if you don't let your ideology overlook important little things like facts.
If you've forgotten what made "SATC" a pop-culture classic, here are a couple of reasons to plan your next binge-watch session immediately (preferably with someone who hasn't seen a single episode).
When experts analyze what leads to success among ecommerce businesses, a few recurring themes come up. Those include expertise with online marketing, sales, copywriting, and more.
In the industries of influence -- from advertising to sales, marketing, PR, politics and even counter intelligence -- we are coming to understand that the time-honored model of mitigation is a prescription for failure and that reasoned and public prosecution is the better route.
In a world where social and sharing are automatically thought of as digital...where liking has no emotional component and where experiences are often assumed to be digital - I worry that we are losing our ability to affect life as we should.
Over the last several weeks, many have learned of the workplace experiences of white collar workers at Amazon. For lawyers, however, this wasn't news. For some, the stories of white collar work at Amazon just described their professional life for the last 30 years or so.
Disconnected from the electronic devices that tend to eat up so much of our time and energy back home, our team of 28 citizen scientist volunteers reconnected with nature while in the Amazon--experiencing the various sights, sounds, textures, smells, and flavors of the forest and rivers and incredibly delicious local food with a newfound awareness and appreciation.
The warrior mindset outside any real battle field easily becomes a cloak for vices to pass as virtues, and the whole environment quickly turns poisonous.