The Growth of Entrepreneurs in America

Coaching Tip

By 2019 the self-employed will account for 40 percent of all American workers, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Are you one of over 40 million self-employed in the U.S.--31 31 percent of the labor force--who form an increasingly important part of the economy?

Samsung Pay’s Older Technology Could Be an Advantage

Harvard Business Review

The stakes are high in the mobile wallet market, projected to be over $140 billion by 2019. Most recently, Samsung has announced that it will roll out a payment system called Samsung Pay later this year and has already begun beta-testing it in Korea.

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Medical Systems Hacks Are Scary, but Medical Device Hacks Could Be Even Worse

Harvard Business Review

It’s important to get familiar and incorporate appropriate aspects into your policies and procedures, and keep your eye out for a revised standard in 2019. On Friday, a major cyber attack hit health systems around the world. In Britain, where the attack affected hospital IT systems, doctors were unable to access patient records. Ambulances were diverted and emergency care delayed.

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As Brexit Negotiations Start, Companies Need Contingency Plans

Harvard Business Review

The implication is that, come what may between Britain and the EU by March 2019, the deadline by which Brexit has to be accomplished one way or another, the EU and the UK are natural trading partners. Any company with substantial exposure to Brexit that hasn’t yet devised contingency plans to deal with a range of outcomes, including very bad ones, is about as far behind the curve as Britain’s current government seems to be right now.

James Bond, Dunder Mifflin, and the Future of Product Placement

Harvard Business Review

in 2014, to over $6 billion, and is set to reach over $11 billion by 2019. My children are now old enough to go downstairs and turn on the TV by themselves. It’s an important moment in their lives — and the lives of their parents.

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Artificial Intelligence Is Almost Ready for Business

Harvard Business Review

Ray Kurzweil has predicted that the computing power of a $4,000 computer will surpass that of a human brain in 2019 (20 quadrillion calculations per second).

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Britain's Banking Reforms Are So Old Economy

Harvard Business Review

The new measures should be in place by 2019. Best of all, putting this off to 2019 makes it possible to quietly shelve the report if bankers regain some of their respectability and their sector recovers its bounce. Maybe we would do better if we stopped thinking about making banks do what they currently do a bit better and started imagining what kind of financial system will best meet consumer needs in 2019.

Backdoor Government Decryption Hurts My Business and Yours

Harvard Business Review

billion in 2019. The debate over encryption—and decryption—has heated up as U.S. Senators Richard Burr and Dianne Feinstein have introduced a bipartisan bill that would require all tech companies to decrypt customer data at a court’s request. The sponsors argue that, in the wake of the San Bernardino terrorist attack and the ensuing FBI investigation into the shooter’s Apple iPhone, authorities “ need to know when terrorists are plotting to kill Americans.”

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The Untapped Potential of Health Care APIs

Harvard Business Review

Payments under Medicare’s new merit-based incentive payment system (MIPS) as well as new incentives for professionals participating in alternative payment models will go into effect starting in 2019.

The Big Picture of Business- Anniversaries Honor the Past and Build Support for the Future

Strategy Driven

These anniversaries should be celebrated in 2019: Houston Intercontinental Airport, 50th. Anniversaries are important milestones. Organizations reflect on their heritage and accomplishments. In doing so, they build and widen stakeholder bases, enabling organizations to grow for the future.

Orrin Woodward Leadership Team :: Social Security - What Happened?

Orrin Woodward

By 2019 our annual interest rate balloons to $806 Billion per year! - Orrin Woodward Leadership Team Welcome to the leadership blog of the 2010 International Association of Business Top 10 Leadership Guru Orrin Woodward.