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As mentioned in an earlier article, being a decent person while leading others is all about treating people in ways that you would want to be treated should the roles be reversed. If you adopt the Golden Rule principle, you get: Greater Engagement: People want to help leaders that demonstrate appreciation for the worker behind
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Are you prepared as a leader for the possibility of a disastrous result for the US Presidential election? Such an outcome might seem impossible. Yet it doesn’t sound so far-fetched to many top political leaders and experts observing the run-up to the election. With many more mail-in ballots, which are much more vulnerable to legal
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The sheer excitement to travel abroad is inexplicable. You visit places and come back home after some time. However, things may become a little challenging for those who pursue education abroad. Visiting for tourism and visiting for education are two different experiences, though there may be overlap between them. When you move to a country
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The threat of phishing scams and online fraud is ever present. It can be challenging to identify common scams, while carefully planned and targeted spear-phishing attacks are growing more sophisticated every day. The prevalence of fake news and deliberate disinformation, the intentional spreading of false content, across social media is further muddying the waters, giving
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“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” ―Alvin Toffler Extraordinary achievers, leaders, and CEOs learn continuously. They also unlearn and relearn in the current dynamic world because what worked in the past may not work now and what works
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Famously, John Mackey, co-founder and CEO of Whole Foods, was one of the first executives to make headlines for reducing his salary to $1 per year. Yes, he had stock options and cashed in unused vacation time. However, the intention was to demonstrate a commitment to fairness and pay equity. By all accounts, his was
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Anticipating the future is critical to an organisation’s success. In their 2018 research paper, Rohrbeck and Kim cite “Future-prepared firms outperformed the average by a 33% higher profitability and outperform the average by a 200% higher growth”. Being future savvy makes sense for profit and growth. This kind of strategic thinking is a CEO’s core
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An excellent IT infrastructure is fundamental for running an organization. All departments from HR and Finance to Operations and Logistics require proper IT infrastructure to function to their best. That’s why IT professionals are highly sought. According to research consultancy IDC, the global IT industry is expected to reach $5.2 trillion in 2020. No wonder
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I noticed recently a predilection for using the words “digital innovation” and “digital transformation” interchangeably and synonymously, sometimes in the same paragraph. The misuse creeps into companies’ Annual Reports which makes it quite confusing for people to understand where the company is, on the evolutionary scale. So let us attempt to clarify the difference and
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‘Economics’ is a social science: knowledge associated with production, consumption and wealth transfer through behaviour and economical agent interactions. Generally measured in absence or achievement of material prosperity. Thomas Schelling first coined ‘Egonomics’: suggesting individuals suffer split personalities. The present self wishing something now, short term (eating a cookie) whilst future or past self desires
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Antitrust legislation for big tech may seem like an arcane and obscure topic that busy CEOs immersed in the day to day details of their businesses can safely afford to ignore.  There are two big reasons why nothing could be further from the truth. The first reason is that nearly all businesses depend on the
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