Category: Happiness

In this blog, we discuss cognitive computing and other technologies with a focus on supply chain management and innovation. Other topics of discussion include digital enterprise transformation, marketing, the Internet of Things, and smart cities. Our goal is to advance the public discussion about how cognitive computing and other advanced technologies affect the world in which we live.

Bradd C. Hayes is the active editor of this blog.


Work Less, Do More

Blog reader Nina Martin, who works for a life coach and entrepreneur named Stever Robbins, sent me Robbins’ latest book, 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More, and asked if I

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Optimists Make Better Prophets

Optimism is topic to which I have returned time and again since I started writing this blog (see, for example, posts entitled Optimism and Pessimism, In Praise of Optimism, and Optimism, Entrepreneurs,

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Optimism, Entrepreneurs, and Prosperity

This is the third post in a short series about entrepreneurism. The cynical journalist Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914) defined optimism as: “The doctrine, or belief, that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly,

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In Praise of Optimism

In numerous posts about development and entrepreneurism, I have written about the optimistic nature of entrepreneurs. The Lebanese-born, American writer Khalil Gibran, once wrote: “The optimist sees the rose and not its

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Optimism and Pessimism

Since the current recession began, I have been touting the importance of entrepreneurs in getting the economy back on its feet. One of the characteristics possessed by most entrepreneurs — one that

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