Based on four dimensions, extroverts, sensors, thinkers, and judgers tend to be the most financially successful. Diving into specific personality characteristics, certain traits are more closely correlated with higher income. -from VisualCapitalist
Bain forecasts 7% growth in USA retail sales this holiday season. Despite strong consumer demand, electronics and appliances are the most likely to be affected by supply constraints, which could dampen sales growth.
As the use of drones expands around the world -- according to the Federal Aviation Administration, there are currently 1.7 million drones registered in the United States alone -- lawmakers have been faced with new and complex regulatory challenges to protect the privacy of ordinary citizens. The increased prevalence of drones has raised the prospect of pervasive surveillance by governments, companies, and individuals, and lawmakers are struggling to keep up with the advancing technology. -from coolinfographics.com
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects there will be 11.9 million new jobs created from 2020 to 2030, an overall growth rate of 7.7%. However, some jobs have a growth rate that far exceeds this level. -from Visual Capitalist
By forcing both businesses and customers to embrace digital technologies, the pandemic completely transformed consumer behaviour and expectations. But are businesses keeping pace, and are consumers satisfied? -from Raconteur
To say that 2021 is an unpredictable time for retailers would be an understatement. From the Covid-19 vaccine rollout to the rise of the Delta variant and the outbreak of new cases, this year has been a tumultuous one. -from Printful.com
The gig economy has been greatly disrupted and accelerated through the pandemic. In 2020, the gig economy grew 33% — expanding 8.25X faster than the U.S. economy as a whole. -from Infographic Journal
Every 60 seconds more than 500 hours of content was uploaded on YouTube and 695,000 stories were shared on Instagram. Nearly 70 million messages were sent via WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. In that same minute, there were two million swipes on Tinder and 1.6 million U.S. dollars was spent online. -from World Economic Forum
At the top, China and the U.S. are recovering at breakneck speed. Most countries will hit pre-pandemic levels of GDP per capita by the end of 2022. Time will tell when we return to “normal” everywhere, however, normal will likely never be the same. Many impacts of the global pandemic will stay with us over the long term. -from Visual Capitalist
A majority of 2021’s newly public companies have been in tech, including multiple mobile apps, websites, and online services. The two biggest IPOs so far were South Korea’s Coupang, an online marketplace valued at $60 billion after going public, and China’s ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing, the year’s largest post-IPO valuation at $73 billion. - From Visual Capitalist
There have been many gadgets and technological devices created through the years that could be classified as iconic. From the original Victrola phonograph of 1906 to the comically large Motorola DynaTAC 8000x cellular phone of 1984, these early technologies shaped the new tech gadgets of today, and many are still considered to be among the greatest inventions of all time.
If you want to be a top performer, it’s worth looking into other mental models out there as well. They can help you better frame reality, so that you can harness your intelligence and effort in the most effective way possible—and it’ll allow you to deliver results along the way. -from Visual Capitalist
From the first wave of textiles and water power in the industrial revolution, to the internet in the 1990s, here are the six waves of innovation and their key breakthroughs. -From Visual Capitalist
Americans have 36 household items that can be resold worth $3,675 in total. 81% of Gen Z say buying pre-owned has become common in the last year. - From Infographic Journal
BusinessFinancing.co.uk used information from The World Bank's Doing Business 2020 report to gather the cost and paid-in minimum capital requirement for a small- to medium-size limited liability company to start up and formally operate in the largest business cities across 190 countries. -from Vivid Maps
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