By Danny Hakim
The Internet of Things is about to revolutionize how we understand and engage with the customer. For those of us in the fast-moving retail business, this is going to be a real game changer. I’m looking forward to figuring out how to play with these sorts of insights.
Recently, I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to lead during a crisis. No wonder! I’ve just left Ukraine where I served as Managing Director during its ongoing geo-political crisis, and before that I was Managing Director in Greece when my home country fell off an economic cliff – and unfortunately is falling
A nice post supporting graphically this theory. Diversity generates innovation. Network members A are more likely to innovate since they are less connected among themselves vis a vis the ones of Network B
Now and then I get asked to talk a bit about my career and give advice to audiences. Modestly I refuse most of the times. Infrequently I open up. I think the people I talk to expect to hear something about my background or upbringing to explain whatever small or big (depending on who’s asking) success I’ve enjoyed. What I say usually surprises them.
became acquainted with the “last lecture” idea when Joel Peterson discussed it during an innovation course at Stanford University.
The “last lecture” is intended to be given every year to graduates. It is the last piece of advice or wisdom they’ll receive before starting their careers.
I like Uber.
The app is easy. You can see how far away your car is before it arrives. There’s no hassle trying to hail a cab. You don’t need cash. The cars are clean and well-looked after. And the drivers are friendly.
I always ask, “Do you like working for Uber?”
Every driver says, “Yes!” Except one. “I don’t work for Uber,” he said. “My customer’s my boss.”
Military activities within Ukrainian territory will eventually end. The question that must be answered is what to do about the aftermath.
Large, international private-sector corporations have to—and will—help Ukraine by investments, jobs creation, and the building of additional taxable base. However, a common requirement for all businesses now is the introduction of principles for development in Ukraine.
I have been asked a couple of times to share with junior audiences some of the knowledge and personal views I have gathered on business and management during the last 20 or so years. Here is a summary of the nine lessons I wish I had learned earlier, and which I want to share with you.
I love ideas. The bigger the idea, the more excited I am. And I’m passionate about making those ideas come to life.READ MORE
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