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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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Many of us see the stock market as an investment engine for building companies and generating wealth, but the truth is that the stock market works more like an extraction engine. It depletes corporations while contributing to the concentration of wealth. The Stock Market is an Aftermarket Our distorted view of the stock market starts when we believe that buying shares in a publicly-traded company actually invests […]
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Key Takeaways: Ads are coming to Netflix, perhaps even sooner than anticipated. By bringing a hybrid advertising/subscription tier, Netflix is adopting a business model already present on other streamers like Hulu. Earlier this year Disney announced a highly successful quarter from a subscriber uptake perspective, growing by 15 million subscribers, however streaming-induced losses were $300 […]

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Niccolò Machiavelli was a 16th Century Italian philosopher and political commentator, best known for his 1513 work, The Prince. In this infamous work, he outlined guidance on suitable behaviour for royals and aristocrats, which essentially extended to the premise “the ends justify the means”. In other words, rulers’ immoral, cruel and criminal actions are justified if […]
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Key Takeaways: The subject of a new Netflix series, “Inventing Anna,” Sorokin, who told people her name was Anna Delvey, conned over $250,000 out of wealthy acquaintances and high-end Manhattan businesses between 2013 and 2017. What’s fascinating about these studies is that most participants are cynical about ever seeing their money again – let alone […]

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I often meet startup entrepreneurs who are amped up about heir new venture. They typically have one hundred things already figured out and they’re convinced about their future success. I love to be around this enthusiasm and I love driven risk-takers. Still, few battle plans survive first contact. Building a business is a constant struggle […]
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There is no doubt that data is behind of any successful company. Data have been around for decades. Companies were getting benefits from these data by applying different “statistical methods”. After some years, with the growth of data and the revolution of technology, companies started extracting patterns from data which lead to “data mining”. Similarly, […]
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Three years since TikTok was launched, the video-sharing social network grown rapidly to accumulate more than two billion downloads, one of the most popular apps of the moment, beating even Instagram or YouTube in consumption time in the United States, United Kingdom or Spain, particularly among younger age segments.  TikTok might be described as a repository of canned content to be […]

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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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