Category Archives: Good To Know

Solving the Complex Problem

Written on February 6, 2014 at 9:50 pm, by

What is the best way to solve challenging problems?  Who inside or outside the organization is best equipped to do so?   Business scholars Karim Lakhani and Lars Bo Jeppesen studied Innocentive, the service that helps connect companies that have a problem or technical challenge with ideas and solutions that anyone in the world can  Continue Reading »

Fast Food and Asthma

Written on February 6, 2013 at 10:10 pm, by

A new study of 500,000 kids and teens in 51 countries discovered that eating a fast-food meal three or more times per week increases the likelihood of developing asthma by 30 percent for six- and seven-year-olds and 40 percent for thirteen- and fourteen-year-olds. Also, members of the study’s group that ate fast foods were more  Continue Reading »

It’s All About Me

Written on October 8, 2012 at 6:48 pm, by

Stop smoking and talk about yourself?   Lose weight by talking about yourself?  Quit Alcoholics Anonymous and, right, talk about yourself.  What is happening here?   Between 30 and 40 percent of everyday conversation consists of people talking about themselves.  For online social media, that figure jumps to 80 percent.  Evidently, without our counterparts in  Continue Reading »