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Is AI the Elephant in Your Boardroom?

Is AI the Elephant in Your Boardroom?

AI, or artificial intelligence, includes self-driving cars, robots, artificially created images, and ChatGBT along with other chatbots which can write almost anything on command. To deny the impact of AI on this and future generations is an exercise in futility. Who doesn’t ask Alexa or Siri at least one question or to perform at least one task on any given…

Jamaica’s Brand on the Hot Seat: Will Americans Heed State Department Travel Warnings?

Jamaica’s Brand on the Hot Seat: Will Americans Heed State Department Travel Warnings?

Sey it isn\’t suh! The State Department has sounded the alarm, urging Americans to “reconsider travel” to Jamaica. While the increasing crime rate in Jamaica is a main reason for the heightened concern, it is the apparent slow response among local police that has put Jamaica in the State Department’s crosshairs. “When arrests are made, cases are infrequently prosecuted to…

Art or Artificial? The Music Industry Sings the Blues

Art or Artificial? The Music Industry Sings the Blues

Image Source: Grootin Music Entertainment Those of a certain age might remember the 1974 ad tagline, “Is it live or is it Memorex?” featuring jazz artist Ella Fitzgerald singing at such a high octave that she breaks a glass. It was a campaign meant to be a fun guessing game of sorts. Were viewers listening to Ms. Fitzgerald singing live…

2023: The Year of Professional Development

2023: The Year of Professional Development

Companies are laying off employees at a seemingly nonstop rate. According to layoffs.fyi, a staggering 148,000 tech and retail employees have been laid off this year. More employees were also laid off in other industries, including media and entertainment. And it’s only March. Amazon, Disney, Ericsson, Google, Meta, Microsoft, PayPal, Salesforce, SAP, Wayfair, Yahoo and Zoom are some of the…

NBA Star Ja Morant: A No Excuses, Teachable Moment

NBA Star Ja Morant: A No Excuses, Teachable Moment

Image: Morant Instagram Live screenshot | NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal offers up a powerful message regarding NBA player Ja Morant’s suspension and potential loss of millions of dollars: “He put himself in this situation.” As reported by numerous media outlets, including USA Today, “Morant is taking time away from the basketball court to focus on his well-being after he was suspended…

Is FoMO Impacting Your Personal Brand or Mental Health?

Is FoMO Impacting Your Personal Brand or Mental Health?

The fear of missing out has a gripping and unhealthy hold on countless lives around the world. The term FoMO, as it is widely known, was created in 2004 and has become increasingly popular. So, what is FoMO, and how can you check to see if you have it? FoMO is … FoMO (the acronym for Fear of Missing Out)…