Author: Alex

Mistakes That Make Good Employees Leave

Few things are as costly and disruptive as good people walking out the door. Here’s how to make it stop. It’s tough to hold on to good employees, but it shouldn’t be. Most of the mistakes that companies make are easily avoided. When you do make mistakes, your best employees are the first to go, because they have the most options. If you can’t keep your best employees engaged, you can’t keep your best employees. While this should be common sense, it isn’t common enough. A survey by CEB found that one-third of star employees feel disengaged from their...

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Holographic Movies of the Future

Many are wondering if a video showing a humpback whale hologram jumping through a gymnasium floor as students look on is real.   This is a promotional video for a tech startup that shows what type of technology they want to develop, not what they’re currently able to do. In other words, a hologram whale didn’t really jump through a gymnasium floor as amazed children looked on — the video was edited to showcase the technology the company, Magic Leap, hopes to develop.   As of October 2015, Magic Leap was in “stealth mode.” The company had attracted high-profile investors...

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Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962) was an American actress and model. Famous for playing comic “dumb blonde” characters, she became one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950s, emblematic of the era’s attitudes towards sexuality. Although she was a top-billed actress for only a decade, her films grossed $200 million by the time of her unexpected death in 1962. She continues to be considered a major popular culture...

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