Introducing Handle, by Boston Dynamics (1min:36sec)

Handle is a research robot that stands 6.5 ft tall, travels at 9 mph and jumps 4​ ​feet vertically. ​It uses electric power to operate both electric and hydraulic actuators. ​​​Wheels are efficient on flat surfaces while legs can go almost anywhere: by combining wheels and legs Handle can have the best of both worlds. This robot could actually perform really great in Ice dancing!

Robot beats “I am not a Robot” Captcha, by Matt Unsworth (0min:30sec)

Is this the dawn of Skynet ?

Original way to promote your consulting activity, by Snap (0min:30sec)

A smart Consultant shall make promotion videos and let his/her clients and prospects see the world the way he/she perceives it…literally! The Steps: 1/ Get yourself Spectacles glasses 2/ Shoot relevant videos by yourself in appealing situations 3/ Broadcast them…Et voilà.

Oooops…please help me “unsend” that email, by Digital Trends (1min:20sec)

An email can make or break a career. Don’t jeopardize a once-in-a-lifetime contract at a click of a -send- button.
This material shows you how to configure the “unsend” feature with Gmail.

Consulting globally: focus on ASEAN, by McKinsey (2min:24sec)

However you want to target Clients globally, educate yourself in geography on a business perspective. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) comprises ten Southeast Asian states: Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar (Burma), and Vietnam.

Has Microsoft become more innovative than Apple ? (2min:13sec)

Microsoft Surface Studio is a new category of device, designed to turn your desk into a Studio. Is that truly innovative, ultra-thin, 28-inch touchscreen not what the iMac should be by now ? A good lesson to be learnt by Consultants here is that you should always be on the look out for your competition.

10 ways to appear smarter, by Matthias (5min:36sec)

You become what you think…So you’d better think wisely, especially about yourself. Eg: clients will tend to rely on what they perceive as a SMART consultant.

Crowdsourcing for your consulting activity, by Niranjan Zende (3min:20sec)

Think about leveraging other people’s knowledge to enhance your Consulting business.

Are the best Consultants Introverts or Extroverts ?, by AsapScience (4min:17sec)

You might want to know yourself and leverage your strengths and so called weaknesses. Eg: an introvert Consultant should seek a dozen clients at a time, charging $97 each, while an extrovert should go for a crowd of a hundred simultaneous clients at $27 each…

How to emulate AT&T acquiring Time Warner, by WallStreetJournal (1min:09sec)

The big picture here is that a gigantic Channel (AT&T) is about to get loaded with huge Content (Time Warner). Consulting being about providing expert advice, you too can emulate the two giants by creating/aggregating content on a consulting website and broadcasting it to a thirsty audience. Ref our Tools section.