Please Step Away From Your Phone. Don't Worry, You'll Survive

It's almost a regular part of daily conversations -- or at least the interruptions are. Smartphones manage to take a big chunk of our time considering how small they are. Whether it's the ding of an email, a spam phone call or a notification from Instagram that someone posted for the first time in a long time, the effect is the same -- it interrupts a face-to-face interaction with another person.

True or False: Looking Back on 2017 Tech Predictions

As the fourth quarter of 2017 begins, most companies are busy with year-end preparations and strategic planning for the next fiscal year. With the focus shifting to future operations, it's easy to forget some of the buzz and excitement from the year before. Toward the end of 2016, a lot of people were making predictions about what sort of tech would be hot in 2017. Here's a look at some of the most popular predictions and their ultimate outcome.

Grit and Gratitude: The Entrepreneurial Balancing Act

There are characteristics I've noticed that most successful entrepreneurs have. It's not what people think are the important ones either -- smarts, work ethic, creativity. Those are helpful, but we all know plenty of smart, hardworking people with great ideas who aren't entrepreneurs. No, what I've seen the most is something that no one is born with.

These 5 Innovations Are Shaping Tomorrows Classroom And Changing the Future of Education

With advances in new technologies, education is rapidly taking off in new directions that will substantially change how students learn. Everything from gamification and cloud computing to virtual learning and the use of big data is already having a dramatic effect on the educational process.