How Coca-Cola has helped 6 million female entrepreneurs

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Description: Yahoo Finance’s Zack Guzman and Akiko Fujita discuss how Coca-Cola’s ‘5by20’ program with Bea Perez, The Coca-Cola Company Chief Communications, Sustainability and Strategic Partnerships Officer. Source: INC.com Date: Mar 18, 2021 Link: https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/video/coca-cola-helped-6-million-165159837.html Questions for discussion: How is Coca-Cola helping women entrepreneurs? What else would you advise the company do to stimulate entrepreneurial develop?

Why a personalized LinkedIn background is what your profile is missing

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Description: Just as you don’t want any of your job search materials looking generic, you don’t want your LinkedIn profile looking generic to a job recruiter or hiring manager. If your LinkedIn profile is to serve as a piece of online personal branding that helps you stand out as a professional, one simple step you can take is customizing… Read more »

Toyota, Honda cut North America production amid supply chain woes

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Description: Toyota Motor Corp. and Honda Motor Co. Ltd. announced on Wednesday new North American production cuts, citing supply chain issues that have wreaked havoc with the auto industry. ​Source: CBC.ca Date: Mar 19, 2021 Link: https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/honda-toyota-production-cut-1.5954648 Questions for discussion: What does the report suggest is the nature of global supply management problems and their… Read more »

How Wrigley’s managed to dominate the chewing gum world despite nearly a decade of declining public interest

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Description: According to Euromonitor International, the gum industry’s market value hit $18.6 billion in 2020. Since 2015, Mars Wrigley has held 25% of the global brand share for chewing gum and a 40% portion in the U.S. The Covid-19 pandemic since it began in March 2020 has negatively impacted gum’s most prominent players and could… Read more »

Google will spend $7 billion and add 10,000+ jobs in 2021: Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat

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Description: Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat joins ‘Influencers with Andy Serwer’ to discuss Google’s massive $7 billion investment in U.S. offices and new jobs. Source: Yahoo.Finance.com – video report Date: Mar 18, 2021 Link: https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/video/google-spend-7-billion-add-123804119.html Questions for discussion: How is the growth in Google in the U.S. and globally a sign of good economic development? Who… Read more »

Global Business Ethics Survey® Report. The State of Ethics & Compliance in the Workplace: A Look at Global Trends 

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Description:  Global Business Ethics Survey® Report. The State of Ethics & Compliance in the Workplace: A Look at Global Trends Source: Ethics.org Date: Mar 09, 2021 Link: https://www.ethics.org/global-business-ethics-survey/ Questions for discussion: Review and summarize the key results presented in the report. What do you believe are the important take-aways for managers?

The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Clubhouse

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Description: The audio-chat app offers a dauntingly vast collection of groups and events for business owners. Here are some recommendations to cut through the noise. Source: INC.com Date: Mar 10, 2021 Link: https://www.inc.com/gabrielle-bienasz/clubhouse-entrepreneur-networking-fundraising.html Questions for discussion: How does Clubhouse work? How can it benefit entrepreneurs? How would you suggest entrepreneurs use the platform?

Remote Learning Isn’t Just for Kids

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Description: New online tools and an array of remote classes and programs are ramping up education and training for adults. Source: NYTimes.com Date: Mar 09, 2021 Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/09/education/online-learning-older-adults.html Questions for discussion: What are the entrepreneurial opportunities related to online learning? How can managers take advantage of this trend?

Women could give US$20 trillion boost to economic growth by 2050

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Description: Global economic growth could get a US$20 trillion boost if women are educated at the same levels as men and hold the same number of jobs, according to a new study. Source: BNNBloomberg.ca – video report Date: Mar 10, 2021 Link: https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/women-could-give-us-20-trillion-boost-to-economic-growth-by-2050-1.1574332 Questions for discussion: What are the special challenges facing businesswomen? How can… Read more »

SPOS #765 – Kat Cole On The State Of Leadership – Live From Clubhouse

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Description: Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation – Episode #765 – Host: Mitch Joel. Welcome to the our second-ever live podcast recoding from Clubhouse (the new social audio app that is all the rage these days). This conversation was recorded on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021. Our conversation this week is with someone I met many moons back on… Read more »