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On Wednesday, April 24th, the Senate passed a TikTok bill. And Joe Biden signed it into law. The new law says that ByteDance, the company that founded and owns TikTok, must sell TikTok to an American purchaser within nine months or TikTok will be banished from the Apple and Google app stores and will no
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Vulnerable moment, I am a recovering people-pleaser. Doing or saying something that made someone else not like me was one of the worst feelings I could possibly feel. Even if, deep down, I knew it had nothing to do with me, it would eat me up inside. That was until I learnt that if you
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In a memo circulated on Wednesday, Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat unveiled Google’s plans to restructure its finance organization, signaling a strategic shift towards prioritizing investments in artificial intelligence (AI). The restructuring, which encompasses layoffs and relocations, reflects the company’s commitment to adapting to the evolving landscape of the tech sector. Porat emphasized the significance
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Scheduled to meet with Lawrence Wong, Singapore’s incoming Prime Minister, and his predecessor, Lee Hsien Loong, Cook’s visit to Singapore marks the finale of an extensive tour across the region. Throughout his journey from Hanoi to Jakarta, Cook has emphasized Southeast Asia’s significance as a burgeoning market and an emerging manufacturing stronghold. Amid sluggish demand
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I recently delivered a one-hour Expert Insight for REF Global on LinkedIn Live titled Collective Intelligence: The Intersection of Servant Leadership and Innovation. In preparing for this talk, I reflected on my relationship with Mr. Clifford Boatner – my high school math teacher. Mr. Boatner was particularly relevant to me and the theme of my
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Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) is considering the establishment of a manufacturing facility in Indonesia, as revealed by CEO Tim Cook during discussions with President Joko Widodo, aimed at enhancing local content and fostering partnerships with domestic enterprises. Cook, who arrived in Jakarta after a visit to Vietnam, engaged in discussions with President Jokowi regarding the
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Nikita Steals stands as a beacon of leadership in the global corporate sphere, celebrated for her groundbreaking entrepreneurial ventures and unwavering commitment to excellence. With a career defined by innovation and impact, Steals has revolutionized the talent consulting industry, leaving an enduring legacy of transformative leadership. A graduate in Communication Arts from Carlow College, Steals
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The term VUCA was first used in 1987 at the US Army War College in 1987 to describe the context of strategic military leadership as being Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous. Whilst it may have originated to describe leading in military contexts, it’s here, there and everywhere now as the contexts we live and lead
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What if you could design your workday to do more of what you love?  More of the tasks that give you energy and joy.  You can.  It’s called Job Crafting. Job Crafting is where Managers enable employees to customize their roles, allowing them to align tasks, relationships, and cognitive aspects with their strengths and motivations.
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Research is increasingly becoming multidisciplinary and collaborative. India and most countries are fast responding and reflecting to this shift in the collaborative research. India too has extended opportunities for researchers engaged in the field of life sciences, intending to capitalise international funding schemes for mutual gain. The government of India has also launched several funding
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The growing excitement and giddy anticipation around the world is palpable.  April first is just around the corner. The one day each year when individuals and organizations alike have full license to express their sense of humor.  At Stand-Up Strategist, we have been tracking and evaluating the best corporate April Fools campaigns worldwide for years. 
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Generative artificial intelligence (gen AI) continues to be one of the most pressing technologies for consideration by executives. As much as 85% of companies say they will be investing in it within the next two years, according to ISG research, marking it a top agenda item for CEOs across the globe. Despite the high interest,
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The TikTok issue is one of the biggest damned if you do, damned if you don’t problems on America’s agenda. On April 14, 2023, nearly a year ago, Montana became the first state to try to ban TikTok, but a US District Judge put a temporary halt to the ban, saying it “oversteps state power,”
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Making bad hiring decisions is incredibly costly. Making hiring decisions in which a leader chosen who doesn’t uphold the organization’s values or is unethical is even more costly. At stake is the organization’s reputation, customer trust, and shareholder value. Selecting leaders who will promote an organization’s values or ethics is essential as more of today’s
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Let’s face it, the workplace landscape these days is nothing short of rocky. Organisations are wrestling with all sorts of employee pressures from every angle. How do you keep employees truly engaged and motivated? What’s the secret sauce for crafting an Employee Value Proposition that makes top talent sit up and take notice? And let’s
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OpenAI has announced significant changes to its board of directors, marking a pivotal moment in the organization’s leadership landscape. Notably, former CEO Sam Altman will be rejoining the board after several months of absence alongside three distinguished new members: Sue Desmond-Hellmann, Nicole Seligman, and Fidji Simo. Desmond-Hellmann, renowned for her leadership at the Bill and
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