On this episode of Work/Life, we take a look at the positives and negatives of pursuing passion in our work.
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On this episode of Digital Trends Live, hosts Greg Nibler and Drew Prindle discuss the top trending tech stories of the day, including Google’s acquisition of Fitbit, leaked Razr smartphone pics, the arrival of Apple TV+, the U.S.Interior Department’s grounding of its fleet of drones, and more.This week in our Work/Life segment, Nibler and Ciara Pressler discuss the challenges faced by workers trying to figure out what their bosses are thinking, and the steps they can take to be sure to stay on the same page as their company.Adrien Warner joins Nibler to break down the biggest stories in entertainment from this past week for Between the Streams.Topics include the launch of Apple TV+, Netflix’s The Witcher, and The Great British Baking Show.Ken Yeung, technology editor at Flipboard, joins us for Tech Briefs, a wrap-up of the biggest tech stories of this past week, including the streaming wars, Apple AirPods Pro, HBO Max, and more.
On this episode of Work/Life, host Greg Nibler and Ciara Pressler, founder and author of Pregame, talk about one of the biggest dangers facing workers today: Dealing with burnout.Whether it’s burnout from a job you’ve had for years, or from finding the best ways to build your own small business, anyone is susceptible.So how does one know they are headed for burnout?What are some of the symptoms?First, Pressler walks us through the difference between “stress” and “burnout.” The big difference, she notes, is that “stress goes away when the stressor is removed, but burnout will still be there regardless.” Burnout is like a work depression, she says, adding that “you don’t just bounce back.Pressler gives some general symptoms.
On this episode of Digital Trends Live, hosts Greg Nibler and Parker Hall dig into the trending tech stories of the day, including Microsoft’s updated Surface devices, improving on facial recognition, the Uber Copter is up and running, Sony finally opening up to cross-platforming, and more.We then talk with Michael Umansky, chief executive officer of Ink, about how A.I.is aiding in next-generation SEO platforms.Joseph Ansanelli, CEO of Gladly, talks with Nibler about how to tailor customer service, and how to address your customers in ways that work best for them.Next, we chat with actor Jon Bernthal, star of Ubisoft’s new game Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint, who talks about what it’s like to play a villain.It’s time again for our Work/Life segment with Ciara Pressler, founder and author of Pregame, who discusses how to up your value in the business world.
On this episode of Work/Life, host Greg Nibler sits down with Ciara Pressler, an author and the founder of Pregame, to ask the question hopeful entrepreneurs have been asking themselves regarding their current salaried job: “Should I stay or should I go?” When is the right time to strike out on your own as an entrepreneur?What questions does a potential business owner need to ask, and how do they know the right time to take that leap?Pressler breaks down the biggest topics entrepreneurs need to consider before they strike out on their own.• First steps: The first step, Pressler notes, is asking “What is my current money situation?What is my ‘runway’ to start this business?” Many people forget to account for extra expenses related to taxes, overhead, expenses, employees, and the other myriad costs it takes to run a business.• Assessing your personal risk tolerance: While most people think entrepreneurs don’t mind tolerating large amounts of risk, Pressler notes that often may not be the case.
On this episode of DT Live, hosts Greg Nibler and Riley Winn tackle the biggest trending stories in tech, including an IFA 2019 wrap-up, Facebook’s prize for detecting deepfakes, Apple Music’s web app, India’s effort to land on the moon, and more.Pregame founder Ciara Pressler later joins us for our new Work/Life segment, where she discusses what it takes to move from being a full-time, salaried employee to becoming an entrepreneur.We’re joined by Ayo Oshinaike, chief executive officer of Foodspace, an intelligent food experience app that helps users find easier and more creative ways to plan their meals, shop for groceries, and cook with more delight.Next, we discuss the 5G rollout for urban and rural environments with Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers member Dr. Babak Beheshti, professor and dean at the College of Engineering and Computing Sciences, New York Institute of Technology.Finall,y we welcome Laura Yecies, CEO of SyncThink, about the role of virtual reality in medicine and brain health.
On this episode of Digital Trends Live, host Greg Nibler is joined by DT Senior Writer Parker Hall to discuss the trending tech stories of the day.They include Amazon’s interest in becoming your new cell phone provider, a victory by Google’s DeepMind A.I.over Quake III, a report that the Galaxy Note may lose its physical buttons and headphone jack, our Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) preview, our weekly Tech Briefs segment, and the latest on Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, which opens today at Disneyland.As part of our Digital Trends Best Jobs in Tech series, we talk with Ciara Pressler, founder of Pregame and author of Game Plan: Achieve Your Goals in Life, Career, and Business, about how to turn your goals into reality.We then welcome Daniel Burrows, founder and chief executive officer of XStream Trucking, about developing products that maximize efficiency in long-haul trucks and the company’s foldable wing that reduces drag.Timothy Childs, founder and CEO of Treasure8, then joins us to discuss how to eliminate food waste through advanced dehydration technology.