In business, there's great emphasis on forecasting the future and forward-thinking, especially in my field of Internet presence. That's not to say we can't also take it one day at a time, reminiscent of the teachings from Buddhist masters such as the Dalai Lama and Deepak Chopra. They focus on paying attention to the present and not taking it for granted; something I feel results in greater success in the workplace.
Ever wonder if doing some random act of kindness might inspire others to pay it forward? Now you can answer that question--and track the progress of the supposed ripple effect on a new action-oriented philanthropic Web site called DotheDeed.org.
The Fisker Karma luxury plug-in hybrid electric car (PHEV) is the all-electric Tesla Model S' biggest competitor. After raising $85 million in funding for the car's development from Eco Drive Partners LLC and venture capital company Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield, & Byers, it's looking more and more like the Karma will hit its projected release date of late 2009--beating the Model S by over a year.