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Relayr: What If An ‘Agile’ Mindset Doesn’t Scale?

Scaling a business does not always gel with an agile mindset, and letting each employee carry their own load does not always lead to growth. I spoke with Guneet Bedi, SVP of relayr, about why scaling up can sometimes mean . . .

Read articleposted 12th April 2021
Is Facebook Doing Enough To Stop Racial Bias In AI?

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After recently announcing Equity and Inclusion teams to investigate racial bias across their platforms, and undergoing a global advertising boycott over alleged racial discrimination, is Facebook doing enough to tackle racial bias?

Read articleposted 28th August 2020
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Understand the nature of your eating habits

“Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, and identity.” Jonathan Safran Foer. Eastern and Western cultures think in profoundly different ways – food is no exception. David Robson, author of the Intelligence Trap and former BBC Future journalist, explains in this . . .

Read articleposted 27th August 2020
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I’m an adult with ADHD, what is right with me?

When we hear of somebody with “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)”, we picture a wild, young boy who keeps banging against furniture as he runs through a classroom, oblivious to social norms.  Hence there is a common, but inaccurate, belief . . .

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Trust Is A Keystone Of Digital Transformation

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Reputable and trustworthy authentication is a keystone of any digital transformation project. But for businesses to really make progress and successfully move towards remote working, passwords need to be made a thing of the past.

Read articleposted 29th July 2020
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The Art of Complaining

“Often behind criticism, there is a wish.”  Esther Perel.  – Sarah to Pete; “I’m so annoyed at Helen. She never communicates what she wants. She expects us to read her mind and when we don’t, she gets frustrated!”  – Pete to . . .

Read articleposted 28th July 2020
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It’s Not Rocket Science: Making Automation Accessible Key To Digital Transformation

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Automation can save the job market, if put into the right hands. Digitally transformative technologies have become widely accepted by business leaders as a means of giving us a productivity boost akin to the industrial revolution. But as AI and . . .

Read articleposted 24th July 2020
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How To Rebuild A More Sustainable Economy Post-Covid

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The conversation around climate change has understandably taken a back seat in recent months, but as reports emerge that we have only six months to avert climate catastrophe, it is clear that the world’s pandemic recovery plan must also include drastically . . .

Read articleposted 9th July 2020
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Should Location Decide Salary? Why Decentralized Pay Scales Are The Future Of Wages

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Historically speaking, where an employee is based has almost always been a prevailing factor in their remuneration. Be it individuals working for the same multinational company, or workers from the same industry operating in different geographies, conventionally, pay has very . . .

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Is Contact Tracing A Public Or Private Concern?

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Technology will play a huge role in the post-Covid-19 world, especially if we are to return to normality as quickly as some hope. Contact tracing and social distancing apps are already rushing to market, with many being touted as the . . .

Read articleposted 30th June 2020
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The WEIRD Book

The WEIRD CEO

Book by Charles Towers-Clark

In The WEIRD CEO, Charles sets out the technological and societal changes that will take place over the next fifteen years, and explains why companies need to rethink the way they motivate employees. He outlines why CEOs and managers need to encourage Wisdom, Emotional Intelligence, Initiative, Responsibility and Development (WEIRD) to make sure employees feel fulfilment and ownership in their work – and gives a fascinating and sometimes brutally honest record of the change process his company went through.

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