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Giraffes of Technology: The Making of the 21st-Century Leader is an upcoming book by Dr. Hubert Glover with Professor John Curry. Link to Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Giraffes-Technology-Making-Twenty-First-Century-Leader/dp/1479349224/

Journal of Accountancy What CPAs Should Know About Machine Learning vs. Deep Learning

What do these terms associated with artificial intelligence really mean? Here’s a primer. By Amy Vetter, CPA/CITP, CGMA October 15, 2018 Artificial intelligence (AI) is already changing the nature of our lives. When you ask Siri for a restaurant recommendation … Continue reading

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How Peer Coaching Can Make Work Less Lonely

By Norian Caporale-Berkowitz and Stewart D. Friedman A near-constant stream of business and scientific news reminds us that 50% of Americans are lonely. Former Surgeon General Vivek Murthy’s powerful HBR article notes that half of CEOs suffer from loneliness. In addition to its personal toll, there … Continue reading

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A New Ikea Report Is An Insettling Look At Life In The 21st Century

“Almost half of Americans (45%) go to their car to have a private moment to themselves,” the company reports in a new survey of 22,000 people in 22 countries. BY KELSEY CAMPBELL-DOLLAGHAN Every year, Ikea Group and INGKA Holding (the holding company … Continue reading

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How the Zagat Guides Shaped Today’s Food Culture

  Zagat altered the culinary landscape forever. Here’s how it felt from the inside. BY BEN PAYNTER By giving voice to diners and showcasing a wider culinary landscape, Zagat transformed the food world. The nearly 40-year-old brand, which was started by lawyer … Continue reading

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Why We Love Emotionally Intelligent Leaders

Hosted by Samantha White October 3, 2018 People tend to gravitate to leaders who exhibit emotional intelligence, even if it’s difficult to explain why exactly. Clare Haynes, a speaker, coach, and the founder of the UK firm Wildfire, explains the … Continue reading

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Foreword by Jeff Thomson, President and CEO at Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)

Why did they title it Giraffes of Technology?  In 21st-Century business, especially in the United States, organizations and their leaders often embrace a top-down, autocratic style in the quest to achieve short-term gains (e.q., quarterly profits for shareholders). Yet many studies … Continue reading

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Warren Buffett a Giraffe-Inspired Leader Who is Leading Herds

Warren Buffett viewed freight train railroads as our future, and they already have a strong infrastructure in place. US Rail was 144 percent more in 2008 than in 1980. Trains can carry massive amounts of freight and travel 457 miles … Continue reading

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Evaluating Emotional Intelligence

This is an article from Harvard Business Review about Evaluating Emotional Intelligence (EI) the idea in practice. Understanding Emotional Intelligence (EI) Components: EI Component:  Self-awareness Definition: Knowing one’s emotions, strengths, weaknesses, drives, values, and goals–and their impact on others. Hallmarks: Self-confidence, Realistic … Continue reading

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This Algorithm is Quickly Clearing Old Marijuana Convictions in San Francisco

The article is written by the author Adele Peters, who is a staff writer at Fast Company who focuses on solutions to some of the world’s largest problems, from climate change to homelessness. Previously, she worked with GOOD, BioLite, and … Continue reading

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How Emotionally Intelligent People Handle Toxic People

A 21st-century article below from Dr. Travis Bradberry, Ph.D. who was an award-winning co-author of the #1 bestselling book, Emotional Intelligence 2.0, and the co-founder of TalentSmart, the world’s leading provider of emotional intelligence tests and training, serving more than 75% of … Continue reading

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