A Political Performance Review

The science of performance reviews has dramatically improved in the last few years. The best companies have moved from ineffective annual reviews to frequent check-ins where employees receive direct feedback against specific goals and company values. In the new model, employees knows when they’re succeeding or failing. Good performers get promoted early and often, poor … Continue reading A Political Performance Review

Tokenization vs. Encryption vs. Aliasing – How to Truly Minimize Compliance Risk

In the context of data security, modern digital businesses realize the dangers that come with using sensitive information in its raw form. Figuring out a way to collect and use the original data without putting it at risk remains a challenge, and organizations must channel a lot of their resources into IT security that protects … Continue reading Tokenization vs. Encryption vs. Aliasing – How to Truly Minimize Compliance Risk

4 Things You Need to Know About Partisanship and Voting Behavior

Deep thinkers are more likely to be blind partisans There was a study done to determine which type of people are most likely to blindly follow whatever the leaders of their political party tell them. To start out they measured two things in each of the participants; how tribal you were, meaning how much you … Continue reading 4 Things You Need to Know About Partisanship and Voting Behavior

What matters in a President: A framework for evaluating politicians.

As citizens, we only get a glimpse into our presidential candidates. We are tasked with making a huge decision on who should lead the free world based on the limited information that is twisted by allies, opponents and the media. How should we evaluate a presidential candidate? What factors matter? How much should we weigh … Continue reading What matters in a President: A framework for evaluating politicians.

3 Ways to Make A Difference: Changing The World With Political Awareness

It’s easy to feel powerless given our politics today. It feels like the media, big money and the elite are manipulating the system to their benefit at the expense of everybody else. You’re not wrong. But we can’t let that continue. Each of us can do our small part to make our republic better so … Continue reading 3 Ways to Make A Difference: Changing The World With Political Awareness

BUILDING A FINANCIAL ADVISOR MARKETING PLAN THAT WORKS

Still think that a financial advisor marketing plan is just for the big firms? Think again! Running a financial advisory firm is hard. In the early years, it’s a hustle to find clients and pay the bills. Five to seven years into the practice, there are workflows to optimize, staff to hire and train, and … Continue reading BUILDING A FINANCIAL ADVISOR MARKETING PLAN THAT WORKS

FACEBOOK MARKETING FOR FINANCIAL ADVISORS: FACEBOOK LIVE

Facebook marketing for financial advisors is the new frontier. Here are 5 tips that will help you rock your next Facebook Live (or host your first one)! There are more than two billion monthly active users on Facebook. That’s just one of many eye-popping statistics about the popular platform, according to statisa.com. And business owners who are … Continue reading FACEBOOK MARKETING FOR FINANCIAL ADVISORS: FACEBOOK LIVE

Exploring the Impossibility of Decentralization

In our quest to escape from existing corrupt centralized systems, we may believe that it’s possible to achieve complete decentralization. However, recent academic research shows that this is unfeasible — at least sustainably. For example, Bitcoin’s Proof-of-Work (PoW) mechanism relies on many different nodes to “mine,” or verify and facilitate transactions. These miners are rewarded a portion … Continue reading Exploring the Impossibility of Decentralization

Data Security Solutions for Fintech Startups

The fintech sector has brought consumers an endless stream of modern offerings that have enabled them to ditch several outdated banking and lending products. Companies now have advanced B2B payment solutions at their fingertips, and online financial solutions have never been more convenient - largely thanks to the progress made by fintech startups. But, despite being … Continue reading Data Security Solutions for Fintech Startups

Why Your Software Team Should Be Remote

The future of work is remote, and in no industry is this truer than in programming and software development. A globalized workforce allows companies to harness the skills of programmers from around the world, saving time and money in the process. Many companies, including Stripe, ESPN, and Coffee Meets Bagel, have capitalized on working with top developers … Continue reading Why Your Software Team Should Be Remote