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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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Key Takeaway: Twitter’s CEO, Elon Musk, has rebranded the platform X, abandoning the globally recognized Twitter brand and renaming it X.com. The rebrand aligns with Musk’s intention to make the platform more than a communication app, like Tencent’s popular WeChat app in China. The new X symbol is distinctive and expresses a sense of mystery. […]
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Key Takeaway: Barbie is one of America’s most trusted brands, with worldwide sales of US$1.5 billion in 2022 and a brand value of US$590 million. Mattel has used a “multiply” strategy to increase brand visibility and storytelling tactics to sustain interest in the brand. Mattel’s strategy of targeting older consumers through nostalgia and designer and […]
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Many rats seems to be smarter than one rat alone Scientists have now demonstrated an “internet of brains” — in rats. The scientist Miguel Nicolelis used electrodes to interconnect rat brains. Through trial-and-error, the rats in the experiment began to synchronise their electrical brain patterns as if they shared a single brain. In tests to distinguish […]

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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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