What we’ve learned about how remote work is changing us

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Description: Arianna Huffington says that a series of clear stages of working from home are being revealed, and they include a great deal of stress and require strategies for workers and leaders to overcome them. Source: CNBC.com Date: Apr 09, 2020 Link: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/09/heres-what-we-know-about-how-remote-work-changes-us.html?__source=iosappshare%7Ccom.apple.UIKit.activity.Mail Questions for discussion: What does the article say about how employees are… Read more »

How to Establish Marketing Authority in a Niche Industry

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Description: You’ve got to stay focused on a single market until you prove loyalty and expertise. Source: Entrepreneur.com Date: Apr 08, 2020 Link: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/348002?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email Questions for discussion: What does the article say about focusing resources and building out from your niche? Do you have any objections to the advice presented? Do you think the advice… Read more »

How one Silicon Valley factory keeps running in the age of coronavirus

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Description: (Reuters) – The managers at Green Circuits — a small Silicon Valley electronics factory — thought they would have to close when the San Francisco Bay Area directed non-essential businesses to shut almost three weeks ago. Source: Reuters.com Date: Apr 5, 2020 Link: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-factory-staffing/how-one-silicon-valley-factory-keeps-running-in-the-age-of-coronavirus-idUSKBN21N0DG Questions for discussion: How did the firm adapt to the… Read more »

‘Not business as usual’: How Canada’s manufacturers mobilized to help fight COVID-19

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Description: The call display showed an Ottawa-area phone number. On the other end was an auto industry specialist at ?Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada with an urgent request: Can Autoliv make gowns for front line hospital workers fighting COVID-19 and whose supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) is running dangerously low? Source: BNNBloomberg.com Date: Apr 09,… Read more »

Quibi Is Jeffrey Katzenberg’s $1.7 Billion Gamble

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Description: Jeffrey Katzenberg has nearly 50 years of entertainment experience and a massive war chest. Neither of those things guarantee success for his new mobile video service. Source: INC.com Date: Apr 03, 2020 Link: https://www.inc.com/matt-haber/quibi-mobile-video-jeffrey-katzenberg-startup.html?utm_source=incthismorning Questions for discussion: Do you think the business model will work? How would you improve chances for success? Who will… Read more »

Watch Tesla Design Ventilators Using Mostly Model 3 Parts

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Description: Tesla posted a video to its YouTube channel that shows Tesla engineers working on designing ventilators out of mainly Tesla Model 3 parts. It’s pretty amazing to see how many existing Tesla parts can be repurposed into assembling a ventilator. Source: InsideEVS.com Date: Apr 05, 2020 Link: https://insideevs.com/news/408057/tesla-making-ventilators-from-model-3-parts/ Questions for discussion: How does the publicity from this… Read more »

U.S. Workers Discovering Affinity for Remote Work

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Description: WASHINGTON, D.C. — American workers are increasingly doing their jobs from home as a result of the coronavirus crisis, and the latest Gallup Panel data show that they are warming up to the experience. Source: Gallup.com Date: Apr 02, 2020 Link: https://news.gallup.com/poll/306695/workers-discovering-affinity-remote-work.aspx Questions for discussion: What does the research say about the number of… Read more »

SPOS #716 – Jeremy Gutsche On How To Create The Future

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Description: Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation – Episode #716 – Host: Mitch Joel. My buddy Jeremy Gutsche was last on this show about five years ago. He’s back. Jeremy is a bestselling author, innovation expert, and one of the most sought-after keynote speakers on the planet. He’s also the CEO of Trend Hunter (the world’s number one trend website… Read more »

Honeywell’s ex-CEO successfully navigated the Great Recession. Here’s how he’s approaching the coronavirus crisis

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Description: Few CEOs navigated the Great Recession as skillfully as David Cote. Now he’s offering hard-won advice for corporate leaders caught in the tumult of the coronavirus crisis. Source: Fortune.com – video report Date: Mar 27, 2020 Link: https://fortune.com/2020/03/27/honeywell-david-cote-great-recession-coronavirus-crisis/ Questions for discussion: What are the key suggestions for management to take away from this article? Do… Read more »

Canada Infrastructure Bank chief executive Pierre Lavallee steps down

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Description: OTTAWA — The federal government is shaking up the people in the top spots at the Canada Infrastructure Bank, including saying goodbye to the chief executive and installing a new board chair. Source: BNNBloomberg.com Date: Apr 03, 2020 Link: https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/canada-infrastructure-bank-chief-executive-pierre-lavallee-steps-down-1.1417195 Questions for discussion: What are the implied reasons for replacing the current CEO with… Read more »