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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/

How Self-Care Became So Much Work

Charlotte Lieberman AUGUST 10, 2018 Self-care can make us happier and more satisfied. And it’s an $11 billion industryhttps://t.co/unIIfQkqrZ — Harvard Biz Review (@HarvardBiz) October 30, 2018 The United States is no stranger to self-improvement, from the meditation and essential … Continue reading

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The Search for Ethics

OCT. 12, 2018 By Emily Cavalcanti Updated Oct. 17, 2018 10:18 a.m. Digital technology is reshaping media and culture. Our scholars explore how to build and use these new tools responsibly. Safiya Umoja Noble had just begun researching the inner workings … Continue reading

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Europe’s History Explains Why It Will Never Produce a Google

ON SUNNY evenings in Brussels, young Eurocrats mingle on the bar terraces of the Place du Luxembourg outside the European Parliament. The continent’s future leaders pay little heed to the bronze-green statue of John Cockerill at its center. The Englishman … Continue reading

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The Lookout Post: Learning Organizations in the Age of Technology

The Lookout Post: Learning Organizations in the Age of Technology The tallest animal in the world epitomizes environmental scanning, relying on its height, vision, and alertness to manage and see beyond its surroundings—serving as a reliable lookout post for the … Continue reading

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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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