How Virtual Reality Will Radically Change Your Job and Life

Does this look like the future? Earth 2017's founder Bill Roth first experience in a virtual reality chair.

Does this look like the future? Earth 2017′s founder Bill Roth first experience in a virtual reality chair.

Virtual reality (VR) is poised to disruptively change your job and life. Ford just provided me demonstrations and briefings on how they are using VR technology today and their vision of the future. What I saw and learned is shocking.

VR is a computer generated 3D environment. Ford sat me in a chair connected to their latest VR technology. I was shocked when I began experiencing motion sickness, the VR generated sensation of soaring around 3D office towers inside a futuristic urban vehicle was that real. My brain kept saying it was not real. That I am sitting in a chair. My senses and stomach were convinced otherwise.

That is where VR is today. For laypeople, VR is a really cool amusement. Now imagine being able to actually drive a vehicle through VR. That is where we are heading in terms of our lives, economy and the environment. Continue reading

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How Consumer Electronics Are Radically Redesigning Our Cars

VW's concept vehicle designed around consumer electronics using electric + autonomous driving technologies

VW’s concept vehicle designed around consumer electronics using electric + autonomous driving technologies

Stop thinking of cars as a motor and wheels. Instead, think of cars in terms of computer chips, graphic cards and batteries. It is consumer electronics, rather than mechanical systems like combustion engines, that will define our vehicles in the 21st Century. Continue reading

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Is Your Company Fast Enough To Succeed In 2017

The Secret Green Sauce Bill Roth Earth 2017 Green Business CoachSpeed, connectivity and creative destruction defines 21st century business success. Think Yellow Cab. One minute they have a near monopoly in what they called the cab business. Today companies like Uber and Lift are dominating this space redefined as “ride sharing.” Customers receive superior service through an algorithm and smart phone connectivity. Both Uber and Lift are now tech pioneers pushing autonomous driving vehicles that will turn mobility into a service.

The question of 2017 is whether your business is fast enough to succeed? Continue reading

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Six Disruptions Impacting Your Business In 2017

The Secret Green Sauce Bill Roth Earth 2017 Green Business CoachWe enter 2017 with six disruptive changes that achieved critical mass in 2016. Any one of them has the power to forever change our country. The synergy of all six of these disruptive changes will reshape the path for winning customers and growing profits.

These six disruptive changes are:

  1. America divided over recapturing the past vs embracing the future
  2. Social media fake news goes mainstream
  3. Hacking warfare 3.0
  4. Global warming is here
  5. Smart/clean tech gain economies of scale
  6. Our weight is killing us and our economy

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Five Step Live Life Weight Loss Plan

Lose weight, have fun and live more+

Lose weight, have fun and live more+

Did you know that among us, the boomer generation born between 1945-1955, that 80% of the men and 75% of the women are overweight or obese?

This did not just happen. It is a result.

We are the first generation born into fast food.

We were the first generation where our work lives were stationary. We sat at a desk. We stood in front of a machine or assembly line.

Our entire lives we have watched TV. That is at least 12,000 commercials every year! What did those commercials imprint in our consciousness? Have it your way. Super size it. Things go better with Coke.

Now you know why despite all your efforts you still are overweight. Continue reading

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Weight Loss While Having Holiday Fun

Yes! You can achieve weight loss while still having fun :)

Yes! You can achieve weight loss while still having fun :)

Is this picture what you expected from someone talking about weight loss? It’s the Holidays. I am having fun. This picture is me enjoying sinfully wonderful homemade ice cream and TWO just out of the oven chocolate chip cookies.

How could I be achieving my weight loss goals eating like this! Continue reading

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Will Your Business Survive A Divided America

SONY DSCEvery business now confronts the challenge of an America divided over what to believe and who to believe. In these tumultuous waters, how does a business navigate a relationship with their customers and work associates? What does a divided America mean to your business operations, brand and ability to win customers?

A divided America is also a business social media challenge. It is captured by the growth, and divisiveness, of fake news. What are your business risks from a fake news economy where unsubstantiated claims could cost you customers and the loyalty of your work associates? Continue reading

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