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02/02/2016 - Food For Thought: 2/2/2016

Leaders At Some Of The Largest Tech Companies Are Trying To Fix The Biggest Problem Of The Century: Not Enough Time In The Day

– Fast Company

Fast Company looks at the decidedly “low tech” strategies being employed by technology companies to help employees with time management and personal problem solving, and how they could be applied to other industries.

 

5 Numbers That Explain What Just Happened In Iowa

– Politico 

Politico dives into some key metrics to help explain what happened at the Iowa caucuses last night and what it means moving forward.

 

Americans Are Still Really Worried About The Economy

– FiveThirtyEight

FiveThirtyEight looks at new research that shows Americans are feeling both optimistic and pessimistic about the economy at the same time. How is this possible? And, what does that mean for everything from politics to their spending habits?

 

Moving Beyond Job Growth

– Brookings

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs… we’ve been told they are the ongoing cure for the impacts of the Great Recession. New research by Brookings suggests it may be time to change how leaders benchmark progress and measure economic success, particularly in our metro areas.

 

What Obama’s Latest Swipe at the Gender Pay Gap Means for You

– Time

A look at the Obama Administration’s new plan to implement a “gender gap rule” that would require every big company to report salaries based on race, gender and ethnicity – essentially setting up the federal government to police pay disparities – and what impacts the move could have on both individuals and businesses.