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Niche Your Virtual Assistant Business

Jo Hausman | Posted 12.28.2016 | Business
Jo Hausman

You have started your virtual assistant business and now are searching for clients. Where do you begin? When you are preparing for what type of clie...

Virtual Marketing: Ways to Incoprate Virtual Reality Into Your Marketing Campaign

Toby Nwazor | Posted 10.01.2016 | Business
Toby Nwazor

Virtual Reality is undoubtedly one of the biggest emerging industries of today. The potential for this industry to become a juggernaut is undeniable a...

The Day I Realized My Kids Were Virtual Reality Natives (Thanks Pokemon Go)

Cathy Hackl | Posted 07.22.2016 | Parents
Cathy Hackl

"Mom, can we go hunt for more Pokemon today?" asked my 6-year-old a few days ago. I said, "No honey, you have a dentist appointment in a few minutes."...

Three Things I Learned By Taking a Road Trip From Newark to the White House with 38 Seventh-Graders

Monica Gray | Posted 06.20.2016 | Education
Monica Gray

On June 3rd, 2016 I took a road trip to the White House with 38 seventh-graders from Newark, NJ, and it's a day that I'll never forget.

Faking It

Allison Toepperwein | Posted 02.23.2017 | HuffPost Home
Allison Toepperwein

Forty years ago, artificial plants were burgeoning. Urban living was the trend, yet people wanted their homes and offices to feel warm. The conveniences of the city were met with the angst of nature, but without the maintenance.

Virtual Project Managers as an Innovation for Managing Operational Risks

Ella Thuiner | Posted 12.29.2016 | Technology
Ella Thuiner

Future project managers will work on a virtual basis that enables them to better focus on what matters as well as to monitor and control operational risks mindfully. The picture below shall illustrate the business-related processes behind a financial instrument (for instance, as used by hedge funds).

In 2016 Save Your Bottom Line Hiring Teleworkers

Leigh Searl | Posted 12.11.2016 | Business
Leigh Searl

We are living in an era of downsizing. We constantly look to find ways to downsize, save money and save time. From the number of employees on staff...

Stefanie Posavec: Material Data (VIDEO) | Posted 09.02.2016 | Arts

Since graduating from Central Saint Martins in 2004, with an MA in Communication Design, Posavec shifted her focus from book design and text visualization towards a more immersive and experiential dimension.

The Blind Spot: Virtual Internships

Fatemeh Sheida Gholamimehrabadi | Posted 08.26.2016 | Technology
Fatemeh Sheida Gholamimehrabadi

With the geographic barrier to entry being removed, the diversity and sheer quantity of the application pool increases. These qualities of the application pool allows a team to select individuals best-suited for a position. A very important group that can potentially enter this workforce is the economically disadvantaged that can otherwise not afford to relocate and pay upfront living expenses while working unpaid.

9 Ways to Strengthen and Protect Your Online Credibility

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.20.2016 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

You may not realize it but if you are engaged in social media you are building a reputation. In fact you are quite possibly building one that will last a lifetime.

7iber's Virtual Ink Runs Again

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.05.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil (Hiber, Arabic for ink) is running again after bowing to Jordan's licensing requirement and being blocked four times, but it hasn't veered from a mission to produce good, professional, and critical content.

What Your Selfie Reveals About Your Inner Self

Pamela Levin | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Pamela Levin

Okay, I admit it. I've posted a few. Facebook. Twitter. Instagram and Snapchat. They can be fun, funny, sexy, beautiful, expressive, revealing and ev...

Breaking Through the Plexiglass for a Real Connection

Shani Harmon | Posted 01.05.2015 | Business
Shani Harmon

If you recognize human connection as a success strategy for managing stress in challenging environments, you're much more likely to value it and seek it out - even in a virtual environment.

Leadership Challenges With Remote-Based Workers

Dan Pontefract | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business
Dan Pontefract

Whether small, medium or large in size, organizations have been or are set to grapple with remote-based leadership issues. I believe there are some compelling reasons why this is going to snowball quite soon, and leaders will want to prepare themselves to augment or adapt new leadership styles as workers begin to work from anywhere.

The Lonely Life of an Entrepreneur

Janis Kupferer | Posted 05.28.2014 | Small Business
Janis Kupferer

According to the Small Business Administration, there are nearly 28 million small businesses operated in the US. And of these, 78.5 percent are individually owned and run with no other employees than the owner themselves.

8 Tips for Running a Virtual Meeting Like a Rockstar

Jaleh Bisharat | Posted 02.11.2014 | Business
Jaleh Bisharat

Many companies now have dispersed team members. We love the freedom to hire amazing people regardless of where they live. However, how do you run meetings like a rockstar when your entire team is not around the same physical table together?

Government's Going Virtual: The Transition From In-person to Online Events and Training

Steve Ressler | Posted 10.16.2013 | Technology
Steve Ressler

Everything is happening virtually these days. Courses, career fairs, conferences and even concerts are increasingly conducted online, educating and en...

Change Our Story: My 'Complex' Week

Peter Buffett | Posted 10.07.2013 | Impact
Peter Buffett

Instead of reductionist thinking -- which science and much analyzing is wont to do. I prefer expansionist thinking. What's possible? What have we not thought of?

Change Our Story: A New Societ-e

Peter Buffett | Posted 09.09.2013 | Impact
Peter Buffett

People are starting to gather around deeply personal and unique aspects of themselves -- and because of their sheer number and the ease of personal expression, the Internet is providing a much more nuanced look at behavior and true ideology.

Bridging the Digital Divide

Jim Gibbons | Posted 05.05.2013 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

In a job seekers' world that is heavily reliant on the Internet, a lack of digital access means a job seeker must jump through extra hurdles to access up-to-date job listings, career development information, free online classes and other content that can help them find jobs and advance their careers.

Finding Permanence in a Pixelated World

Nancy Colier | Posted 04.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

It is crucial that we stay grounded in some kind of permanence, not a personal permanence, but the permanence of the human journey. Ultimately, in order to stay anchored, we need more than just hashtags.

Are Courthouses Obsolete?

Brad Reid | Posted 09.13.2012 | Business
Brad Reid

Are courtrooms obsolete? No, but many venues are located outside of the traditional courthouse or are increasingly subject to video conferencing such as arraignments.

Virtual Community: Can We Survive It?

Nancy Colier | Posted 04.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Because we know that we can always get on Facebook, or tweet or text, the very manner in which we are interacting in the physical world has changed. We are less engaged and less committed, less dependent upon this moment of being together for connection and emotional nourishment.

Do You 'Like' Me?

James M. Lynch | Posted 03.17.2012 | Home
James M. Lynch

I still remember my grade school days of the '60s at Our Holy Redeemer Catholic school in Freeport, Long Island, when a girl would pay a little attent...

The Computer As Art Medium

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 06.15.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

"Every medium has a way to communicate and our mission statement was at all times to figure out how we can communicate in a meaningful way with this m...