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Projection of hospitality and the Olympics

GBS Feed Projection of hospitality and the Olympics Projection of hospitality and the Olympics Historically, major events and host cities have had, at best, a tumultuous relationship. The tax-payers inevitably raise questions about the cost of developing...

Is Pokemon Go a marketer ’s dream?

GBS Feed Is Pokemon Go a marketer ’s dream? Is Pokemon Go a marketer ’s dream? Pokemon Go is the first augmented reality (AR) mobile game to make waves in the general population. This game has been picking up steam on many fronts – anyone from a kid to an adult has...

The top emerging technologies of 2016

GBS Feed The top emerging technologies of 2016 The World Economic Forum recently released a report detailing their list for the top emerging technologies of 2016. The qualifications for being considered a leading emerging technology were based on the favorable...

5 work habits that could cost you your job

GBS Feed 5 work habits that could cost you your job Poor work ethic will get you in trouble, this we know. The problem is, we don’t always catch ourselves emitting poor work ethic in time. What’s starts as a harmless distracting from the work day can turn into a...

5 icebreaker questions for networking events

GBS Feed 5 icebreaker questions for networking events There are many reasons why you should entertain the idea of participating in networking events. You can meet like-minded people within your industry, you can find important sales leads and connections, or perhaps...

3 Tips every PR or marketing professional should use

GBS Feed 3 Tips every PR or marketing professional should use The internet has provided endless opportunity for brand exposure. The compounding effect of Facebook’s likes and shares or Twitter’s retweeting is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to outlets for...

Everything you need to know about Brexit

GBS Feed Everything you need to know about Brexit What is the European Union? The European Union is a partnership with 28 countries in Europe which was developed essentially as an ally strategy. The European Union was created to help all countries involved with trade,...

We’re asking again, is Brazil ready for a major sporting event?

GBS Feed We’re asking again, is Brazil ready for a major sporting event? History repeats itself, but not always this close in time. Recall the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The world waited with baited breath as we tried to estimate the preparedness of Rio when the games...

The Swiss say No to basic income

GBS Feed The Swiss say No to basic income A few weeks ago Geneva Business School wrote about basic income and the argument that, economically speaking, there could be tax-savings with the abolishment of already established welfare programs. Shortly after the post was...

Checking in on Calico, and ‘the death cure’

GBS Feed Checking in on Calico, and ‘the death cure’ Calico, the Biotech Company established in 2013 and funded by Google, has been mighty quiet lately. Upon launch, Calico has described as a company focused on health, wellbeing, and longevity. Essentially, as The...

Financial news: A currency makeover set for America

GBS Feed Financial news: A currency makeover set for America It’s rare that a treasury department makes such an announcement — America is undergoing the most historic renovation of currency to date. In late April, Jacob Lew, Treasury Secretary, announced the Treasury...

Are you offering a “ psychologically safe ” work environment?

GBS Feed Are you offering a “psychologically safe” work environment? Many leaders will agree great things happen when we take risks. Take a look at literature, even the greatest authors have written on this idea: "Only those who will risk going too far can possibly...

Work friends: How to keep a smart work life balance

GBS Feed Work friends: How to keep a smart work life balance We are at work as much as we are at home; in some circumstances we are at work more than home. With these long hours at the office, you’re bound to bond with co-workers. They relate to your day-to-day. They...

Occupations most likely to use off-shore banking accounts

GBS Feed Occupations most likely to use off-shore banking accounts Amidst the recent unveiling of tax evasion and fraud scandal known as the Panama Papers, many were shocked to hear unexpected names linked with financial wrongdoing. From favored sports players like...

According to the World Economic Forum

GBS Feed According to the World Economic Forum According to the World Economic Forum, It’s official: if you want to dramatically improve the quality of your life, move to Europe. With combined efforts from World Economic Forum and Mercer a detailed survey, which...

The increasingly popular “ride along” interviews

GBS Feed The increasingly popular “ride along” interviews Interviews are tough, both for the interviewer and the interviewee. As the interviewee you have to put on a game face for an hour or more and recite answers to predictable questions in the most polished way you...

Snapchat for business: the hot trend GBS wants a piece of

GBS Feed Snapchat for business: the hot trend GBS wants a piece of Imagine this: One photo appearing for ten seconds then disappearing into the abyss. When Snapchat first announced their platform, it was the cause of concern for parents of adolescents, and that was...