New Study Finds Peak Age of Misery

In this episode of Context Is King, Ashkan Karbasfrooshan and Rebecca Brayton discuss a recent study conducted by Dartmouth College Professor David Blanchflower on the connection between our overall happiness and our age. What is the peak age of misery? Are we becoming more or less satisfied with life as we age?

Check out the Bloomberg article about this study here: https://bloom.bg/2O4udhn

Why Companies Use Employee Monitoring Software

In this episode of Context Is King, Ashkan Karbasfrooshan and Rebecca Brayton debate the merits of companies using employee monitoring software. Should companies consider using these tool to track performance? Does this added layer of accountability help or hinder employees?

Why Succession Won Best Television Series At The Golden Globes

In this episode of Context Is King, Ashkan Karbasfrooshan and Rebecca Brayton discuss how HBO’s Succession managed to snag the Golden Globe for Best Television Series in the Drama category. Why are audiences tuning in to a television show about business and entrepreneurship? Why is Succession the standout this year?

How To Capitalize on eSports/Gaming Revolution

In this episode of Business Battleground, WatchMojo founder Ashkan Karbasfrooshan explains how the gaming industry is undergoing its own revolution, as part of the so-called “New World Order” of media today. What does it mean to invest in eSports, and is it a wise investment decision? Where is the gaming industry headed in 2020?

What Can Entrepreneurs Expect From Investors?

In this episode of Context Is King, Ashkan Karbasfrooshan and Rebecca Brayton discuss what entrepreneurs should anticipate when trying to raise funding and capital from investors. As an entrepreneur, when is the right time to look for investors? What are investors looking for?

Internet Jobs: New Media Up, Journalism Down

In this episode of Context Is King, Ashkan Karbasfrooshan and Rebecca Brayton explain why journalism keeps shifting towards internet-based jobs and why higher education needs to catch up with the times. Is there such a thing as a useless (or useful) degree? How can journalism courses focus more on new media?

The FU Show S1E3: Jukin Media vs MxR Plays

Don’t hate the messenger! You may have heard that YouTubers MxR Plays have been accused by Jukin Media of copyright infringement and asked to pay up, or face the consequences. In this episode of The FU Show, WatchMojo founder Ashkan K. uses the case to discuss copyright & Fair Use and breaks down each side’s position and best argument. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmCds…

What Can Creators Expect On YouTube In 2020?

In this episode of Context Is King, Ashkan Karbasfrooshan and Rebecca Brayton discuss what YouTube content creators and video platform users in general can expect in 2020. How will the YouTube competition change? Will creator burnout continue to affect media producers?

All About Mindset: Expectations vs Gratitude

In this episode of Context Is King, Ashkan Karbasfrooshan and Rebecca Brayton discuss how to improve work-life balance by managing your expectations and finding things to be grateful for in the workplace. It’s a new year and a new decade, so what should be our primary focus in 2020? Check out the ‘Expectations vs Gratitude’ article on Medium: https://medium.com/swlh/expectation-vs-gratitude-730503baaee5

WatchMojo.Org: Our 2020 Update!

In this episode of Context Is King, Ashkan Karbasfrooshan and Rebecca Brayton give an important update on where WatchMojo’s non-profit initiative is heading in 2020. What are some non-profit organizations we should donate to? How will WatchMojo kick off the new decade with WatchMojo.org?