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Management & Strategy

The art of saying No to find new energy - 11/20/2020

The modern world is stunning and distracting. News come from every screen, and we have many screens. Work is exhausting and never ends. How do we stop? How do we concentrate to think things through well and make an informed decision? What secret do those who manage to stay focused and cool in almost any situation have? You will not rush into a labyrinth. You need to stop and think about it. You...

The challenges Covid-19 is posing to learning, teaching, and working in society - 11/04/2020

At enlightED Virtual Edition 2020, leaders of higher education institutions discussed taking “a crash course into the future”

Seven tips to create cozy home space for remote work - 10/30/2020

At the height of the pandemic, many people work remotely and so they know how important it is to create a comfortable place that helps work and concentrate. Most of us do not have an entire room for a home office, but it is still possible to get the most of what you have available. 1. Start with the desk A boring beige office desk is not the only option. Use any comfortable one that suits your...

70% of Silicon Valley employees report burnout at remote work - 10/19/2020

The majority of Silicon Valley employees (68%) said they felt more exhausted than when they worked in the office before the coronavirus pandemic. This was reported by the Business Insider portal with reference to the Blind service’s survey. Over 3,000 employees of Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Facebook participated in the survey. Compared to the February survey, the percentage of respondents...

Funny job: Easy ways to gamify your work - 10/16/2020

Wouldn't it be great if we could play at work? Games make us focused, active, attentive. We feel strength and energy in ourselves, turn on the imagination and try to give our best. All this is required of us at work, and to evoke these features, we only need to introduce a little playful thinking into everyday life - and the tasks will become more exciting, the results will be better, and we...

Billionaires Insights 2020: Wealth of billionaires around the world grows by 20% in last 2 years - 10/08/2020

According to analysts from UBS and PwC, over the past two and a half years, the combined wealth of billionaires from different countries has grown by 19%. After a slight decline at the beginning of the year, it has resumed growth. Experts record a polarization in the incomes of the richest: while the fortunes of billionaires from the high-tech industry and the medical sphere are growing sharply,...

Disney lays off 28,000 employees in USA amid coronavirus pandemic - 09/30/2020

Disney has announced its decision to lay off about 28,000 employees in U.S. amusement parks in response to the coronavirus crisis, Disney Parks CEO Josh D'Amaro said in a statement. About 67% of the laid off employees did not work full-time. “We made a very difficult decision to begin the downsizing process at Disney Parks, Experiences & Products at all levels,” the statement reads. ...

Eight rules of persuasion - 09/25/2020

Some seem to have a magic wand when it comes to convincing others. This is not really magic, but science that can be learned. Let's talk about it as briefly as possible. The human brain has three layers. The lower one, the reptile's brain, provides a fight-or-flight response. The middle - the mammalian brain - is the seat of emotions. The upper one - the primate brain - is responsible for the...

Ralph Lauren to cut staff by 15% by next summer - 09/23/2020

The company Ralph Lauren Corporation intends to reduce costs by 180-200 million dollars by reducing the number of full-time employees by the summer by 15%, follows from the release of the company and the representative's comment. "Ralph Lauren is announcing plans to downsize its staff by the end of fiscal 2021 (ending May 2021), which will result in cost savings of approximately $ 180-200...

The pain that you need: How to learn from your mistakes - 09/18/2020

Everyone makes mistakes. The only difference is that successful people learn from mistakes, and losers don't. Ray Dalio, one of the richest people in the world and author of The Principles, is confident that if you create an atmosphere where employees are not afraid to make a mistake and can learn from it, progress will be accelerated, and there will be fewer serious mistakes. Mistakes hurt, but...
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