Workplace Changes Expected by 2030

Workplace Changes Expected by 2030

What will workplaces be like in the next decade? Gwen Moran attempted to answer that question in a Feb. 4 Fast Company article. Below are five factors predicted to change the workplace in years to come. Teams will be more diverse and inclusive than ever. A shortage of knowledge workers will force businesses to look […]

Americans feeling major stress

Americans feeling major stress

Feeling stressed? You’re not alone. The latest version of Stressed in America, an annual analysis of how Americans are dealing with stress by the American Psychological Association, shows that nearly two-thirds of Americans worry about the country’s future, according to a Nov. 1, 2017, news release from the organization. Another 57% say the current political […]

Predictions about the Internet of Things

Predictions about the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things—internet connections in everyday objects that allow them to send and receive data—is growing and growing quickly. You might recognize it currently in cars, voice-activated assistants and health trackers. In 1999, just 4% of the world’s population was online. Today, 49% of the world’s population is connected online and an estimated 8.4 billion connected […]

Trend Watchers Speculate–What’s Next for Mattresses?

Trend Watchers Speculate–What’s Next for Mattresses?

What do consumer and technological trends portend for beds and sleep? We asked leading trend watchers to speculate. Consumers hunger for inner peace, better health and increased vitality Futurist Melinda Davis, author of The New Culture of Desire, describes the pervasive hunger for inner peace this way: “We are physical beings living in an imaginational […]