Month: August 2021

Have you ever wondered why many perfectly competent, intelligent and accomplished corporate leaders seem destined to toil almost in anonymity, while others seem to have a knack for attracting the spotlight and are widely engaged as thought leaders in their fields and their communities? The difference most often is a matter of intentionality and process,
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A former co-worker was kind enough to post something on my LinkedIn page about my leadership style, saying in part that when I served as CMO at a previous stop I assembled marketing strategies “as some set a feast—a place for everything and everyone in their best place.” I’m certainly appreciative of my colleague’s words,
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Those hardest hit by sudden forced changes to their work is not determined by their skills, qualifications, experience or income level, but often by how people construct their sense of identity. A person’s work identity can help them advance through adversity or it can be their undoing, it can make or break them. Supporting the
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There’s a reason two-thirds of Fortune 1000 companies use a Net Promoter Score to gauge their service quality: The correlation between a high NPS and customers’ devotion is undeniable—and brands are built on customer loyalty. Just ask Elon Musk. Thanks to its incredibly loyal following, Tesla is now the world’s most valuable carmaker. In addition to that
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Since the beginning, fraudsters have always had one goal: separating hard working individuals and corporations from their hard-earned money. Often, the money that fraudsters steal is directed to fund even more dangerous activities throughout the world, including terrorism, human trafficking, arms deals, and government instability. Although the goal has stayed the same, tactics performed to
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Some 2,500 years ago, the Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu offered advice on winning a fight that remains relevant in business today: “Choose your battles wisely.” But at a time when today’s business leaders are being called upon to address a dizzying array of divisive societal issues, that’s easier said than done.  According to a
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Image: Chuck Close Chuck Close, the prolific artist known for his photorealist portraits, died of congestive heart failure resulting from a long illness. He was 81 years old.  Pace Gallery, which represents him announced his passing last Thursday (August 19) and Arne Glimcher, the Pace chairman, said losing Close is a loss for the world
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Bert Thornton has a saying for just about everything, and that includes leadership at Waffle House, where he went to work flipping eggs and retired as the president and COO. “We always liked to say, ‘Lead from the front,’” said the former Georgia Tech football lineman in a recent episode of Corporate Competitor Podcast. “I
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Leadership has been highlighted as the behavior indicative of friendship, mutual trust, respect, and warmth. The key to leadership is based upon satisfying basic needs and verbalizing feelings of admiration, respect and trust toward themselves to meet higher desires through inspiring followers to provide newer solutions and create a better workplace. Executives can be made
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Credit: Riva Riva has launched the 56’ Rivale Hard Top, which falls under the Italian builder’s iconic Open range. The first unit has already been shipped to America. The outstanding new feature on this new release is its black hard top with carbon-fibre detailing. It covers the yacht’s centre section and offers steel handrails on
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The key code to bending reality is feeling what arises. The subconscious needs to be cleared of its contractions in order to access the zero-point field, which gives rise to physical reality. This is normal and why most everyone you know lives in contraction. Even experts in self-development usually skip over this and focus only
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Green Lens Credit: Saint Laurent Anthony Vaccarello, the creative director for French fashion house Saint Laurent has partnered with conceptual artist Doug Aitken on Green Lens, a monumental reflective structure. Located on the island of Isola Della Certosa, Venice, the structure was the pièce de résistance of the Maison’s Spring Summer 2022 menswear collection. Dubbed
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