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Intolerance of Ambiguity is a Sign of an Authoritarian Personality

“Contradictions do not perplex the logician. They arise because there are more rules to an open game than can be known.” Donald Kingsbury  The title of this article is in fact a quote from Theodor Adorno, a German philosopher and . . .

Read articleposted 11th October 2019
Partnering with Employees to Uncover Motivation

Some of us feel that we are in control of our environment, of our job and of the tasks within our jobs, whilst others feel that we are controlled by our job. Those not feeling in control may feel powerless . . .

Read articleposted 21st May 2019
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Why Governments Should Be Using Blockchain

Why Governments Should Be Using Blockchain

Cryptocurrency has had a lot to answer for in recent years. Bitcoin, Ethereum et al have hardly been out of the headlines since their inception, culminating in ‘the Crypto Crash’ of 2018 that shocked die-hard fans and investors  – but . . .

Read articleposted 14th May 2019
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Aligning company’s interest with self-interest

For most of us, self-interest is a synonym of selfishness and self-serving behaviour. If a colleague defines her/his co-worker as “looking after her/his self-interest”, it’s rarely a compliment and is said in a depreciative tone. In his Ted talk, Adam . . .

Read articleposted 9th May 2019
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EBBC invites Charles Towers-Clark – The W.E.I.R.D CEO

EBBC invites Charles Towers-Clark - The W.E.I.R.D CEO

Monthly interactive EBBC (Entrepreneurial Business Book Club) session in Brussels, centered around “The W.E.I.R.D. CEO” – How to lead in a world dominated by Artificial Intelligence and co-hosted by the author himself, Charles Towers-Clark. Author of the book will be present to give a keynote . . .

Read articleposted 6th May 2019
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UK To Introduce New Law For IoT Device Security

UK To Introduce New Law For IoT Device Security

The UK government has announced plans to introduce new IoT security lawsfor manufacturers of connected devices. Launched by Digital Minister Margot James, the legislation (which is open for consultation) will involve a mandatory labeling system to determine the level of security . . .

Read articleposted 3rd May 2019
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The Cutting-Edge Of AI Cancer Detection

The Cutting-Edge Of AI Cancer Detection

Detecting cancer might be AI’s most altruistic and convoluted challenge yet. Standard screening methods such as radiological imaging can miss signs of cancer, or return a false negative (as it does in 20-30% of cases). The process of scanning images is particularly in . . .

Read articleposted 2nd May 2019
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3D Printing – Discussing New Balance And Root Canals With Formlabs’ Dávid Lakatos

3D Printing - Discussing New Balance And Root Canals With Formlabs' Dávid Lakatos

Making your own Yoda bobblehead or bringing a Penrose Triangle into existence are by far the least useful uses of 3D printing, despite what hundreds of YouTube channels might suggest. The technology has quickly become democratized and even reduced to making cheap and cheerful . . .

Read articleposted 2nd May 2019
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Employers mental disorders and strategies to cope

We associate “Mental ill-health at work” with coworkers’ bouts of anxiety or depression. Rarely does “CEO suicide” or “entrepreneurs burnout” come to mind. It might be because leaders’ mental vulnerability is even more taboo than employees mental stability even if . . .

Read articleposted 24th April 2019
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Stepping down as the CEO: Tech innovator Charles Towers-Clark on how it revolutionised his business

Stepping down as the CEO: Tech innovator Charles Towers-Clark on how it revolutionised his business

We’ve all heard tales of CEOs ‘who couldn’t let go’. Where blustery entrepreneurial characters summon up their insurmountable egos and do their business damage, mostly by failing to hand over the reins to specialist staff who can do it better. . . .

Read articleposted 23rd April 2019
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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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