Economic and political factors are contributing to a recession and even point to a possible depression for the United States. In times of uncertainty, it is possible to make sure your business is recession-proof so that you can survive and even thrive during volatile and unpredictable times.
Forecasting worldwide since 1980, at the start of each year The Trends Journal provides the Top Trends shaping the year ahead… and the future. Among the megatrends of 2023, on the geopolitical front, WW III has begun. If this trend is not reversed, it will not be a Happy New Year… and many of the positive socioeconomic
In law enforcement, our most fundamental duty is to ensure people can live free from fear—a task that has become more challenging over the past few years. FBI crime statistics released in October showed that in 2021, violent crime remained at alarmingly high for the second year in a row. From conversations I routinely have with police
According to a new study, 88% of people wish they could work remotely or already doing so at least sometimes. As the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way we worked almost overnight, it illuminated the benefits and practicality of remote work. Working from home allows for more flexibility, saves time by eliminating the commute, and allows
The relationship between leadership and turnover Visier recently released a survey highlighting how employees distrust their employers and how good leadership builds that trust. Additionally, trust appears to impact employee retention and turnover. In fact, approximately half of employees who trust their employers (46%) see themselves in their current roles for five years or longer, compared to
Kia America, based in Irvine, California, donated $500,000 to The Petfinder Foundation to help shelter animals find their forever homes. Kia’s year-long partnership with The Petfinder Foundation was a component of the creative launch campaign for the all-electric Kia EV6. “We are so honored to partner with Kia America. Their generous donation helped countless animals
Unfairness-based turnover in the tech industry is a $16 billion-a-year concern. A recent U.S. study found that sexism, racism, toxic work environments, and bullying are driving talented people out of the tech industry in droves. In a first-of-its-kind survey, the Kapor Center for Social Impact and Harris Poll surveyed 2,006 people who had left