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Key Takeaway: A study has found that humble leaders can become more promotable by growing others through a “humility route”. Human capital theory suggests that employees’ value can be enhanced by investing in their knowledge, skills, and abilities. Humble leaders focus on the learning and growth of their followers, creating human capital value for themselves. […]
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Key Takeaway: Educational media content for children, such as “Sesame Street” and “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,” may seem simplistic to adult viewers. However, research has shown that children can learn important developmental and social skills through media. The Sesame Workshop has been testing content for decades to ensure children understand the intended messages and enjoy watching […]
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Key Takeaway: Businesses are facing rising borrowing costs and wage growth, affecting industries like advertising and retail. Redundancies can impact all employees, including those at risk, survivors, and management and HR teams. Decreased trust can lead to a toxic work environment, causing employees to question loyalty and commitment. Psychological stress can lead to increased absenteeism, […]
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Key Takeaway: WeWork, a co-working firm founded by Adam Neumann and Miguel McKelvey in 2010, filed for bankruptcy after announcing its failure. The company, which rented out desks, offices, and meeting rooms to companies and freelancers, promoted itself as a tech company, promising to boost workers’ social interaction and innovation. However, Neumann claimed that the […]
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Key Takeaway: Generative AI tools like ChatGPT are expected to improve internet searching for users by providing answers from the entire internet. However, concerns include opacity over information sources, potential for “hallucinated” answers, and copyright issues. The growing use of generative AI could potentially destroy the US$68 billion search engine optimization industry, which has helped […]
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Key Takeaway: Disney’s greatest legacy is not its animated stories or characters, but the business acumen of its founders. The Walt Disney Company was founded in 1923 by brothers Walt and Roy Disney, who initially focused on animation. They adopted merchandising and technologies like Technicolor and sound to cut costs and promote their products. After […]
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(Women on Top in Tech is a series about Women Founders, CEOs, and Leaders in technology. It aims to amplify and bring to the fore diversity in leadership in technology.) Here is my interview with Monica Kalia, Founder and Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer of Neyber. What makes you do what you do? A […]
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Several years ago, the largest department store in Europe — and the third in the world — Spain’s El Corte Inglés, announced a two-hour delivery service for purchases of more than €20 and up to five products in more than 54 Spanish towns and cities, a move clearly designed to compete with Amazon Prime Now, which in Spain is still only available in […]

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Key Takeaways: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, a renowned Western philosopher, is often overlooked in modern thought. His work includes treatises, fiction, autobiographical works, and musical compositions. Rousseau’s ideas reflect many of our deepest commitments and patterns of thought, making his ideas often seem common sense. His epistolary novel, Julie, or the New Héloïse (1761), suggests authenticity should […]
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Key Takeaway: Standards of beauty have been embedded in different cultures since time immemorial, often based on binary notions of idealised forms of femininity or masculinity. Eleanor Janega’s book explores medieval women’s social roles to consider the ways that women’s roles have and haven’t changed. Religious women in the middle ages used weaponised beauty to […]

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Larry Page and Sergey Brin are to step down from the day-to-day running of Alphabet, the holding they created to ensure the diversification of their investment interests into long-term projects such as self-drivingvehicles, research into prolonginghuman life, home automation, artificial intelligence, intelligent cities, internet access via fiberor balloons, using drones for logistics or wind turbines, […]
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Is your brand trying hard to tell people what they want to hear? Or are you speaking the truth as it resonates with your brand’s core reason for being?Quick Links Market research isn’t always the best idea No-one likes a subservient and slimy eye-servant Investing in the wrong audience is rather stupid Knowing your brand […]

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This article was originally published here: Sir Angel Redoble – Group Chief Information Security Officer at PLDT Group & Smart Communications Sir Angel Redoble’s determination to make cyberspace a safer place is what has driven him to create an organisation dedicated to that goal. What’s your story? Today, I am the Group Chief Information Security […]
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This article was originally published here: Terence Clarke – Founder of CastleCourt, DailyCoach and GrowthHub Terence Clarke believes that everyone has the answers to life’s questions and, as a coach, it is for him to help them find them. What’s your story? Born in Ireland, I grew up in England and I’ve lived and studied […]
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This article was originally published here: Sharmin Prince – Founder & Executive Director Eagles Empowered to Soar Sharmin Prince is committed to helping others reach their full potential. What’s your story? I am Sharmin Prince, a woman who has persevered through many hardships, yet still has an optimistic view of the future. I am not […]
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This article was originally published here: Colin Thompson – Founder of Oligye Enterprises Realising that the effect of motivational speaking was short-lived, Colin Thompson moved into life coaching to enable him to make a greater difference to clients lives. What’s your story? After several years of practice, I developed the ability to visualize my wiser-elder-self. […]
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This article was originally published here: Mohamed Abdullah – CEO of Hobbs Holdings & the Owner of the Canadian 2 For 1 Pizza in Singapore Despite having been serving his particular brand of pizza for 17 years, eating them with friends and family is still Mohamed Abdullah’s favourite way to unwind. What’s your story? My […]
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This article was originally published here: Bentley Cheng – Founder of FinStyle app and Infinite Digital Solutions Bentley Cheng enjoys being a disrupter and has created a business where he can do that in the financial sector. What’s your story? I am the founder of FinStyle app and Infinite Digital Solutions. Understanding the stigma that […]
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This article was originally published here: Chanequa Strickland – Founder & CEO of Strickland’s House Of Herbs Co A love of farming has given Chenequa Strickland the opportunity to create a herbal business. What’s your story? I’ve always been into farming so I dedicated the last 17 years to farming things such as winter wheat, […]
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This article was originally published here: Griffin Graham – Co-Founder & President, Community Nest Foundation Griffin Graham’s commitment to enhancing the quality of life of disenfranchised people has led to the formation of a community resource. What’s your story? I grew up in Brooklyn, New York in an impoverished and abusive home environment and in […]
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