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Key Insights & News from UBR

What’s the future of trust?

What’s the future of trust?

There are two forces at work in our world that could bring trust back as a way we can move forward. They are as different as night and day, but they also are similar in how they could help bring back trust as a tool in common human interaction. Those two forces are...

Revolution vs. Evolution

Revolution vs. Evolution

The word revolution has been associated with political mass movements and the changing of governments, but it also can apply to our personal lives. We often say we want a revolution in our eating habits, exercise routine, or even our relationships. I suspect that many...

Overcoming Negativity and Fear

Overcoming Negativity and Fear

My name is Chet W. Sisk. I’m the founder of Universal Basic Resources. I’m a futurist and a change management specialist. Fun fact about my job as a futurist, it can be incredibly depressing because of the great challenges I see around the corner. Now, it helps that...

Guys in suits — are they the real deal?

Guys in suits — are they the real deal?

The guy in the suit is smarter than the rest of us. Modern society’s most destructive fallacy futurist Chet W. Sisk. Due to the export of Hollywood images and tropes to the rest of the world, there is a kind of an assumption that guys in suits are smarter than the...

Five Reasons Why You Don’t Hear a Lot of Good News

Five Reasons Why You Don’t Hear a Lot of Good News

Here are five reasons why you don’t hear a lot of good news. Futurist, Chet W. Sisk. Yes, it’s true. A lot of the negative news and information you feel all around you is because it’s being regularly provided to you through mainstream media and social media...

You Should Do Date Night

You Should Do Date Night

You should do date night. Futurist Chet W. Sisk. A lot of restaurants are now starting to offer date night coupons. The reason? People are looking for ways to reconnect in any way possible. They’re desperate to find human connection in a world that is experiencing a...

The Truth About DEI and Our Future Workforce

The Truth About DEI and Our Future Workforce

The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiative in the United States was created to battle systemic racism and discrimination, encouraging companies and organizations to do their part to overcome this barrier and do their best to hire people from historically...

What is zero trust security

What is zero trust security

Yes, your know-it-all brother-in-law talking about Zero Trust Security models isn’t just making stuff up. It’s a thing. The Zero Trust Security model, also known as Zero Trust Architecture, is an approach to the strategy, design, and implementation of IT systems. The...

The five most unsustainable practices we should stop doing today.

The five most unsustainable practices we should stop doing today.

There are five practices I’ve watched over the years with amazement…I’m amazed that they are legal and I’m amazed they haven’t caught up with us…yet. Here are the practices I see that are putting our future in jeopardy. Driving to work from the suburbs to the city in...

Take a chance. Go for it on fourth down.

Take a chance. Go for it on fourth down.

In American Football, each of the two teams playing each other is afforded four opportunities, or “downs”, to get a new set of downs or to score a touchdown over their rival in the game. If they don’t obtain a first down or score after three downs, they could kick the...