About Jake Croman

Jake Croman is currently a graduate student at New York University. He recently graduated from the University of Michigan—Ann Arbor, where he was an American Culture major in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts.

8 Apps to Help You Beat Stress and Burnout After a Long Day

Do you constantly feel like you're running on low energy — exhausted at the end of the day, even if you didn't have that much going on? When you think of your job, is it with a lot of cynicism or negativity? Do you feel like you're not as productive as you used to be?  [...]

By |2022-06-14T14:30:14+00:00June 14th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 8 Apps to Help You Beat Stress and Burnout After a Long Day

Outreach Is the Key to Your Charity’s Success

In order to successfully deliver on your nonprofit's mission, you need to develop a sound outreach strategy. What is your organization's involvement in your community? Who have you chosen to work with? How are you communicating your mission to ensure you're seeing the activity that will help your nonprofit grow? Communication plans are key to [...]

By |2022-06-14T14:26:57+00:00June 14th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Outreach Is the Key to Your Charity’s Success

How to Use Big Data to Get to Know Your Customers Better

Experts are calling this era "The Age of the Customer." Instead of companies exclusively driving business decisions, they're letting customers into the decision-making process as well. As such, it's even more important for brands to understand how to leverage technology to better understand their target audiences. More specifically, it's critical that companies tap into big [...]

By |2022-06-14T14:23:38+00:00June 14th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Use Big Data to Get to Know Your Customers Better

Digital Darwinism: The Technologies Small Businesses Need to Survive

The world is digitizing at a rapid pace. Some are calling this a technological revolution, and that's not just an endearing term to apply to all the incredible innovations we're witnessing come alive before our very eyes. It's truly the Fourth Industrial Revolution. And it's already here. I'm not sure why anyone would want to, [...]

By |2021-12-17T17:59:57+00:00December 17th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Digital Darwinism: The Technologies Small Businesses Need to Survive

How is Virtual Reality Assisting Charity

Virtual reality immerses us into worlds vastly different from our own. In the process, it can help us understand other places and each other better than ever before. VR videos have an amazing power to communicate personal experiences and, steadily, charities are increasing their use of the emerging technology to drive engagement and donation campaigns. [...]

By |2021-02-25T20:54:38+00:00October 11th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How is Virtual Reality Assisting Charity

The Importance of Civic Engagement for Students in the Digital Age

Civic engagement is the key to a functioning democracy. As we acclimate to a digital climate, we’ll have to find more efficient ways to safeguard democratic processes, especially as even some of the biggest tech conglomerates in the world have problems with privacy breaches, disinformation and political bias.  Why and how is civic engagement for [...]

By |2019-11-07T15:05:10+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on The Importance of Civic Engagement for Students in the Digital Age

Students and New Talent Help Cities Stay Competitive

Thriving cities all have one thing in common: a skilled workforce. The world’s most competitive cities invest in human capital, both for working age employees as well as for students. Nurturing talent to create a growing and diverse workforce provides a valuable edge to competitive cities. Most cities already know this, and yet all but [...]

By |2021-02-25T20:52:19+00:00September 18th, 2019|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Students and New Talent Help Cities Stay Competitive

Best New Work Collaboration Tools

With so many innovative tech tools on the market in recent years, it’s almost hard to keep up with how they transform our daily work and environments. Millennials and Gen Z, especially, rely on emerging technologies to meet the needs of today’s workforce, communicating with coworkers and clients to adjust for trends like remote work [...]

By |2021-02-25T20:53:07+00:00May 16th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Best New Work Collaboration Tools

Major Startups Impacting NYC’s Startup Scene

New York City might not be the city with the most startups in the world, but it’s one of the best markets for innovation and entrepreneurship in the world. In 2015, Startup Genome ranked NYC as the fifth largest startup ecosystem across the globe. There are so many exciting entrepreneurial opportunities and activities in NYC. [...]

By |2019-02-12T10:42:22+00:00February 12th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Major Startups Impacting NYC’s Startup Scene

Insights on The Ways AI can Improve Morality in Big Business

Many people are worried AI will become the big brother of our lives, watching our every move. However, AI has the power to be a benevolent one;  a protector of sorts. When it comes to big businesses, AI could be a moral watchdog. In my article on the subject for Thrive Global, I explore how [...]

By |2019-02-12T11:37:08+00:00February 8th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Insights on The Ways AI can Improve Morality in Big Business