Why You Should Be Buying Facebook Ads Now

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Description: Take advantage of lower costs and seize market share. Source: Entrepreneur.com Date: Mar 16, 2020 Link: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/347565?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email Questions for discussion: What does the article say businesses should do with Facebook at this time? Develop an outline of a Facebook campaign for say Nike or one of the professional sports associations like the NBA.

SPOS #714 – Michael Bungay Stanier on Humble And Curious Leaders

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Description: Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation – Episode #714 – Host: Mitch Joel. My friend, Michael Bungay Stanier, is at the forefront of shaping how organizations around the world make being coach-like an essential leadership behavior and competency. His book, The Coaching Habit, has sold over 700,000 copies and has over 1,000 five-star reviews on Amazon. In 2019,… Read more »

Why Tech Companies Can Regain Consumer Trust as Coronavirus Crisis Continues

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Description: As the government continues to wrestle with the COVID-19 epidemic, US consumers and news organizations have rediscovered one of the things that made social media so valuable: Democratizing information about a fast-moving global story brings to light important narratives that official sources may miss, ignore or suppress. Source: eMarketer.com Date: Mar 17, 2020 Link:… Read more »

Regeneron Surges After Identifying Coronavirus Antibodies

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Description: Regeneron said it could produce ‘hundreds of thousands’ of does per month by the end of the summer if trials of its cocktail coronavirus treatment prove successful. Source: TheStreet.com Date: Mar 17, 2020 Link: https://www.thestreet.com/investing/regeneron-surges-after-identifying-coronavirus-antibodies Questions for discussion: What does the report say about the pharmaceutical effort to stop the spread of the Coronavirus?… Read more »

I Spent a Day Living Like Billionaire Warren Buffett. Here’s What Happened.

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Description: Did following his daily habits and rituals put me on track to have $87 billion in my bank account? Source: Entrepreneur.com Date: Mar 11, 2020 Link: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/347349?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email Questions for discussion: What does the article tell you about the character of Warren Buffett? How do you think these characteristics reflect on his managerial thinking and… Read more »

SPOS #713 – Stephen Shapiro On Solving Difficult Business Problems

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 Description: Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation – Episode #713 – Host: Mitch Joel. Innovation comes from solving hard business challenges. When it comes to thinking like that, there is no-one like Stephen Shapiro. This is the work that he does. Stephen cultivates innovation by showing leaders and their teams how to approach, tackle and solve their… Read more »

Bombardier replaces CEO in new era focused on business jets

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Description: Bombardier Inc. replaced the chief executive officer who orchestrated its breakup and appointed one of its former managers to lead a smaller company focused solely on business jets. Source: BNNBloomberg.com – video report Date: Mar 12, 2020 Link: https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/bombardier-replaces-ceo-in-new-era-focused-on-business-jets-1.1404406 Questions for discussion: Summarize the demise of Bombardier and what management might have done differently… Read more »

Two futurists predict a decade of powerful innovations: “Faster and better, and cheaper than anyone can imagine.”

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Description: Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler make their case in a new book “The Future Is Faster Than You Think.” Source: Fortune.com – video report Date: Mar 6, 2020 Link: https://fortune.com/videos/watch/964fb3ae-5def-4d56-8e8c-56edbbb4de90?activePlaylistName=On%20Leading Questions for discussion: What are the highlights presented in this video report? What does the message suggest about innovation, business development and investing?

There’s plenty of toilet paper in the US – so why are people hoarding it?

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Description: The other day I went into Costco to buy some toilet paper. It came as a small shock when I couldn’t find a single roll. Source: Yahoo.Finance.com Date: Mar 11, 2020 Link: https://www.yahoo.com/news/theres-plenty-toilet-paper-us-122309255.html Questions for discussion: What does the report say about human behavior and consumer products? How should business people deal with this understanding?