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We know that there are strong societal trends and patterns that impact the way each generation views work ethics, politics, cultural norms and other day-to-day values and expectations. It is crucial to understand how our perspectives may have been influenced by the generation that influenced us in order for our workplace culture to thrive.
Mobility corridors, smart lighting and connected infrastructure are just some of the projects our communities are embarking on today. Many state and local governments already have published smart city visions and are working to fund massive system upgrades.
Technologies like smart phones, blue tooth devices and LCD displays in vehicles are contributing factors to the distractions that lead to collisions. However, technologies like machine vision and artificial intelligence are working against distractions—to detect risky driving behavior and distraction before they lead to a collision.
Almost everyone is trying very hard to fix something or change someone or improve somehow, but few people embrace change as a core competency. Change is hard, change tests your resilience, but change can be the most powerful tool deployed by leaders.
Remember opioids? They’ve been overshadowed recently by Covid-19, but the CDC found that opioids were involved in 46,802 overdose deaths in 2018 – a very slight improvement over 2017’s 47,600 deaths.
Truth is, we have begun to make genuine progress on the opioid front. Some states have drawn legislation or regulations that better control physicians’ freedom to prescribe.