Is Achieving Zero Waste Possible? The journey to Zero Waste is not an easy one, but when you break apart the waste streams that your small business produces you’ll find that it’s easier than you think. Read more at treehugger.com.
How Doing Nothing Makes You A Better Leader. Here’s the truth: No one ever reached unimaginable heights or made millions by hitting “reply” all day. It’s easy to do—and we all do it. Email is nothing more than our effort to get others to help us with our own to-do lists. And that’s fine—but if it consumes the lion’s share of your waking hours, there’s a problem. Read more at forbes.com.
Four out of Five Mobile Searchers Buy—Despite Poor Search Quality. More than half of all local searches end in a purchase, but 80% of local searches made on mobile devices result in pay dirt—three quarters of the time in brick-and-mortar stores. This, despite the fact that more local searchers surveyed for the 7th Annual Neustar Localeze-15th Mile study preferred the quality of PC and laptop search to mobile (67% to 50%). Some 85% of local searches continue to be made on desktop machines. Read more at dmnews.com.
Breakbone Fever is Coming to Europe Thanks to Global Warming. Dengue fever is so clearly not fun that another name for the disease is ‘breakbone fever’. Yikes. As you can see below, the symptoms affect almost all parts of the body, including the mind via altered states of consciousness from the fever, and in the most severe cases, can even turn into life-threatening dengue hemorrhagic fever with gastrointestinal bleeding, blood plasm leakage, and dangerously low blood pressure. Read more at treehugger.com.