Wunderman Thompson's 2021 Future 100 Trends Report

Small Business Labs

The 2021 edition of the annual Wunderman Thompson Future 100 report was released last year.    It's one of our favorite trend reports.  This year’s report also includes 21 exclusive predictions from leading experts across industries to mark 2021.

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Uber's Safety Report

Small Business Labs

safety report that provides details on the number of sexual assaults, murders and fatal crashes that occurred through its platform in 2017 and 2018. The New York Times article headline on the report - Uber Says 3,045 Sexual Assaults Were Reported in U.S.

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The World Economic Forum's 2021 Global Risk Report

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The World Economic Forum's (WEF) Global Risk Report identifies the top risks faced by businesses and society over the next decade.   COVID-19 has obviously changed the view of infectious disease risk, which came in 10th in the pre-COVID 2020 report.

2021 170

China to Blame for Microsoft Hack: Report


Secretary of State Anthony Blinken released a statement to address the hack and the United States' conclusion that China was behind it. . News and Trends

2021 60

7 Ways to Create a Stunning Financial Report

Dumb Little Man

A financial report is a written report that conveys the financial situation of a company at a given time. The common stakeholders that need a financial report are banks, capital investments, company managers, suppliers, tax authorities, and more.

2020 177

What is a Credit Report?

Small Business CEO

That’s what a credit report is — and how it can influence the quality of your life.… … The post What is a Credit Report? Finance credit report personal finance

2020 74

A Dutch Reporter Who Covered Gangsters Dies After Being Shot In Amsterdam

NPR Technology

de Vries, who fearlessly reported on the violent underworld of the Netherlands and campaigned to breathe new life into cold cases, has died at age 64 after being shot in a brazen attack. Peter R.

2021 97

Reporters Reveal 'Ugly Truth' Of How Facebook Enables Hate Groups And Disinformation

NPR Technology

In a new book, Cecilia Kang and Sheera Frenkel say Facebook failed in its effort to combat disinformation. Facebook knew the potential for explosive violence was very real [on Jan 6]," Kang says. Image credit: Joel Saget/AFP via Getty Images

2021 112

Report: Tech in 2020: Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants

Small Business Labs

  Similar in style to Mary Meeker's well known annual Internet Trends Report , Evans' report covers similar ground and is full of charts and data.    And like Meeker's report, it's long at 128 pages.

2020 145

UFO Report: No Sign Of Aliens, But 143 Mystery Objects Defy Explanation

NPR Technology

government report is the most substantial public effort to date to deal with decades of speculation about UFOs, and whether the government had a role in concealing information. The U.S.

2021 97

Bill Gates admits to 'ruining' his marriage: report


The mogul made the comments during a question and answer session at a conference last week. Bill Gates

2021 68

Intuit Future of Small Business Report

Small Business Labs

These trends - and others that will be explored in future reports - are resulting in growing numbers of successful small businesses. The report chart below highlights the forecast that the number of U.S. The Forbes article Why Small Business Will Skyrocket in 10 Years - Especially for Solopreneurs  provides more detail on this report and also covers several other reports related to this topic. Disclosure: Emergent Research partnered with Intuit on this report

2016 175

Tokyo Reports Its Highest COVID-19 Numbers Since January As First Olympic Games Start

NPR Technology

"There is an urgent need to prepare crisis management systems for hospital care," the the Tokyo Metropolitan Government says. Image credit: Yuichi Yamazaki/Getty Images

2021 83

Desperate to Attract and Retain Workers, McDonald's Will Begin Offering Childcare and Higher Wages: Report


Franchisees of the chain are set to roll out new benefits. News and Trends

2021 95

Reporter Says 'Washington Post' Discriminated Against Her As A Sexual Assault Victim

NPR Technology

Politics reporter Felicia Sonmez sued the paper and several of its current and former editors, saying she was not allowed to report on sexual misconduct after speaking about an assault against her.

2021 52

LinkedIn responds to reports of data breach affecting 700 million of its users


After a report taken up by various media, the platform came out to clarify the facts. Linkedin

2021 73

3 Essential Financial Reports to Ensure YOUR Profitability

Office Organization Success

Today I’d like to share with you three essential reports you need to run on a regular (read: monthly) basis to ensure that your finances stay healthy. Income Analysis: This is a very simple report that you can set up using a spreadsheet that tracks your monthly income. This is money you receive into your business from clients, products, programs, affiliate commissions – in fact, any income that you receive as part of your business activities you need to list in this report.

2010 192

When To Inform In Advance Versus Report After The Fact

Forbes Leadership

Ask, discuss, recommend, inform in advance, report after, or skip. Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Leadership /leadership Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Careers /careers leadership georgebradtblog

2021 52

Wasp Barcode's Excellent Small Business Accounting Report

Small Business Labs

Kudos to Wasp Barcode Technologies for their excellent Small Business Accounting report. According to their blog post on the report , the key findings include: 52% of respondents report that they pay too much on taxes are they are not sure. It contains survey results from companies with 11-100 employees on issues related to their accounting and finance functions.

2015 174

SCORE's Small Business Jobs Report and the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

SCORE , a nonprofit association that provides mentoring services to small businesses, released their fall Small Business Jobs report recently.    According to the report: Business owners reported a 37% increase in hiring gig workers over the past six months, compared to increases of 13% for full-time employees, 22% for part-time employees, and 12% for part-time independent contractors.

2017 156

3 Stocks Gapping Up After Better-Than-Expected Earnings Reports


Levi Strauss (NYSE: LEVI), Smart Global Holdings (NASDAQ: SGH) and The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE: GBX) all gapped higher after reporting quarterly ea. Finance

2021 40

CIPD Reports 1 in 7 UK Self-Employed

Small Business Labs

UK self-employment continues to rise , a new report in their megatrends series. So we won't bother covering the report in any detail, except to point out 3 of its charts. Regular readers knowwe've been reporting on data like this for over a decade. We've  We've also long reported on the downsides of being self-employed, including the people exploited by  the dark side of self-employment.  So we'll keep reporting on it.

2018 148

MBO Partners’ 8th Annual State of Independence Report

Small Business Labs

MBO Partners released their 2018 State of Independence report this week. This is the 8th annual report in this series, making it the longest running look at independent work. This is especially true for what the report calls Reluctant Independents.   Despite the overall decline in Full-Time Independents, the number of independent workers reporting making $100,000 or more continued to increase.

2018 136

Can You Become A Police Officer With Bad Credit Or Bankruptcy On Your Credit Report?

Dumb Little Man

Only a few of them consider the impact that their credit reports can have on them. The post Can You Become A Police Officer With Bad Credit Or Bankruptcy On Your Credit Report? Many individuals who apply for positions in law enforcement worry about potential complications with their backgrounds, such as driving record or criminal history. Why You Need to Check On Your Credit Score.

2019 191

How To Write Your Own Competency Demonstration Report (CDR)

Dumb Little Man

Competency Demonstration Report or CDR is a technical document that needs to be submitted to the Engineers Australia for skills assessment process. After submission, the EA, which is the assessing authority of CDR, will check your report for your migration visa. You can find free samples from websites like CDR Report. The post How To Write Your Own Competency Demonstration Report (CDR) appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

2018 140

Personalize Or Perish: State Of Personalization Report For 2021

Forbes Leadership

In this year's annual Twilio Segment report, first released in 2017, the opinions of nearly 3,000 consumers and business decision makers, showed that personalization has become a “basic expectation” among consumers. Just how important is personalization?

2021 63

CNN's Positive Report on Freelancing

Small Business Labs

CNN did a very positive report on freelancing recently. See the MBO Partners State of Independent report - which is mentioned in the CNN piece and we helped produce - for more details. The 2013 MBO Partners State of Independence report will be released early this fall.

2013 129

Samaschool's "The Future of Work is Independent" Report Series

Small Business Labs

  The first report, A Primer on Independent Work , provides an excellent overview of the gig economy and independent work, including a comprehensive review of recent gig economy studies. The second report, How Low Income Job Seekers Use Independent Work , looks at the financial impact of their program and provides data from a survey of program alumni.

2018 130

HOK's Coworking Report: A Corporate Real Estate Perspective

Small Business Labs

The global design and architecture firm HOK recently released a new report looking at the coworking industry from the corporate real estate perspective.  " The report covers a lot of ground and we found all the chapters interesting. Below is a report chart showing the things corporations should consider if they are thinking about opening a corporate coworking space. The report is well worth reading.

2016 146

Solid Jobs Report

Small Business Labs

  But overall a solid jobs report that shows the economy is on a solid, if modest, growth path The January Employment Situation Summary from the BLS was quite positive.  Total non-farm employment increased 234,000 and the unemployment rate fell to 8.3%.   More importantly, private employment increased by 257,000, more than off-setting a small decline in government employment.  This continues a trend towards stronger private sector hiring.

2012 121

Mary Meeker's Annual Internet Trends Report

Small Business Labs

Venture Capital firm Kleiner-Perkins released the 2016 edition of Mary Meeker's annual Internet Trends report last week (Meeker is a partner at KPCB).    Meeker's annual report is hugely popular, well worth reading and full of interesting data. As the report points out, the global economy slowing and the growth of the Internet is slowing. Or, as the report says, the "easy growth is behind us" 2.

2016 109

GLAAD Report: 2020 Films Had Zero Trans Characters

Forbes Leadership

Movies in 2020 had more queer women, more characters of color but not even one disabled LGBTQ character, someone living with HIV or a single transgender or nonbinary character.

2020 56

New Federal Report: Student Loan Servicers Often Harm Borrowers Seeking Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Forbes Leadership

A new report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) found that student loan servicers have engaged in systematic mismanagement of a key student loan forgiveness program, often providing misinformation or misrepresenting the rights and options of borrowers.

2021 83

May's Controversial Jobs Report

Small Business Labs

May's Employment Situation Summary report (also known as the "jobs report) from the U.S.    The BLS reported employment rose by 2.5 explains one issue with the May report

2020 161

Chasing colleagues who do not report to you

Practically Perfect PA

Imagine the scene – you’ve been asked to lead on a piece of work, for example compiling a report or managing a new project. So what can assistants do when they need to chase colleagues for work who do not report to them? The post Chasing colleagues who do not report to you appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. You have to gather information from a number of colleagues so that you can complete the work you have been given.

2015 189

Mary Meeker's 2014 Internet Trends Report

Small Business Labs

Her annual Internet Trends Report is a mere 164 pages of data intensive charts and graphs covering pretty much everything worth knowing about the Internet. The report is so big I won't try to summarize it here. The second is the stunning growth of tablets, which is nicely shown in the chart below from Meeker's report. Mary Meeker is a partner at the top shelf venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins.

2014 127

The Intuit 2020 Report - 20 Trends for the Next Decade

Small Business Labs

Reports and Resources Intuit 2020 Research Report Todays Hobbyists are Tomorrows Hobbypreneurs Homepreneurs: A Vital Economic Force Research Brief - Small Business Credit Outlook The Economic Stimulus Package: Whats in it for Growing Businesses? The report covers 20 key demographic, social, economic and technology trends.    Much of the work behind this report was done as part of Intuit's annual planning process.  This

2020 124

Growth Report: March

Simple Productivity Blog

When I chose the word “grow&# as my theme for the year (see Planning for the New Year ), I realized I was going to have to make myself accountable. So here is my March checkin: February Accomplishments. I finished the clearing spaces course. I read four books; two were non-fiction. I did not accomplish what I set out to do, and partly that was because I didn’t keep those goals firmly in front of me. Lesson learned. March Goals.

2011 116

Growth Report: February

Simple Productivity Blog

When I chose the word “grow&# as my theme for the year (see Planning for the New Year ), I realized I was going to have to make myself accountable. So here is my February checkin: January Accomplishments. I started walking again in the mornings. I started a course in clearing spaces in my home (I’m halfway through). I have knocked 14 blog maintenance items off the task list. I have finished reading and reviewing two books for the blog.

2011 116

Apple will delay its return to offices for at least a month due to the increase in COVID-19 cases: Report


The company had announced that it wanted staff to return to the offices three days a week starting in September. Apple

2021 56

UNICEF Reports Unsafe Water Far Deadlier For Children Than Violence

Forbes Leadership

Every year, an estimated 72,000 children under 5 die from illnesses linked to lack of safe water and sanitation vs. 3,400 killed by fighting. Leadership /leadership Leadership /leadership leadership unicefusablog

2021 52

Quick Biz Tip: Income Analysis Financial Report

Office Organization Success

This is a very simple report that you can set up using a spreadsheet that tracks your monthly income. This is money you receive into your business from clients, products, programs, affiliate commissions – in fact, any income that you receive as part of your business activities you need to list in this report. Set up your report so that you monitor the whole year on one spreadsheet, broken down month by month.

2012 130

2014 MBO Partners State of Independence Report Released

Small Business Labs

Key findings from this year's study include: The majority (82%) of independent workers report being highly satisfied (63%) or satisfied (19%) and plan on remaining independent in the future (76%). As with past years a substantial majority, roughly 30%, of the respondents report being unhappy with independent work. This group - we call them "reluctant independents" - report lacking control over their career, work assignments, work place and work schedules. 

2014 147