by, Nicole Beckerman — Every startup has to sell its product or service to survive. Yet startups often find themselves using ad hoc tactics and experimenting on the fly with sales and marketing tools that are merely getting them through another day. To scale successfully, a startup needs not only a marketing plan but a tactical…
by, Nicole Beckerman — From the water cooler to keynote speeches, diversity and inclusion are topics looming large in the tech industry. Today one finds that the two terms have been conflated often enough that they seem interchangeable. But they are not. Diversity and Inclusion have distinct differences which influence individual experiences as well as organizational…
“‘Success’ on other people’s terms is, well, not. If the recent suicides of some of our most iconic business moguls teaches us anything, it’s that the trappings of success are no measure of true happiness. Not a people person? Don’t start a relationship-driven business. Have a case of wanderlust? Don’t start a manufacturing business that will keep you grounded in one place. It seems simple, and yet, aligning the design for your life with your business model from the start is often overlooked. Happiness is too important to be an afterthought,” shares Molina Niño.
What would your CV or Failures include? Do you have a ‘growth mindset‘?
‘Dr. Dweck found that people’s theories about their own intelligence had a significant impact on their motivation, effort, and approach to challenges. Those who believe their abilities are malleable are more likely to embrace challenges and persist despite failure.’ This model of the fixed vs. growth mindset shows how cognitive, affective, and behavioral features are linked to one’s beliefs about the malleability of their intelligence.
‘Much of the confusion and tech fatigue is caused by artificial intelligence being used as an umbrella term for other technologies such as machine learning, natural language processing, and deep learning, which are a subset of AI.
By Neil Hughes
‘As an intrapreneur ask yourself similar questions. “What is problematic about our culture, do certain actions not match corporate copy? What can be done better and what can I initiative or support to help achieve that that just makes common sense? That’s your starting point and your greater purpose.’ by Claudia Chan, CEO of S.H.E. GLOBL (note: 2018 S.H.E. Summit is October 18-19. Registration is open)
‘My feminist mother taught me to speak up. Now, as a trans man, I am trying to make space for women to be heard.’ by Thomas Page McBee — Thomas provides us with a great lens to view from, as we navigate how we want to show up in this world.
….is a bulletproof record-keeping system. That’s it, really. Provided it’s running on a robust-enough computer network, blockchains produce incorruptible records. That may not sound like much, but records are remembering. Records are the protection of our memories for the future…..’ By, Maria Bustillos
Impostor syndrome is not a unique feeling, but some researchers believe it hits minority groups harder. By, Kristin Wong
“Maria Shriver’s life is often summarized in fairy tale terms. A child of the Kennedy clan in the Camelot aura of the early 1960s. Daughter of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, who founded the Special Olympics, and Sargent Shriver, who helped found the Peace Corps. An esteemed broadcast journalist. First lady of California. This hour, she opens up about having a personal history that is also public history — and how deceptive the appearance of glamour can be. ” from On Being Studios with Krista Tippett
‘Winners are just people who know when to quit — and do it often.’ By, Stephanie Lee
By, Claire Coghlan
By, Erika Morphy | Jul 23, 2018
“Our discomfort and our grappling is not a sign of failure,” America Ferrera says, ‘it’s a sign that we’re living at the edge ofour imaginations.’ She
is a culture-shifting artist. John Paul Lederach is one of our greatest living architects of social transformation. From the inaugural On Being Gathering, a revelatory, joyous exploration of the ingredients of social courage — and how change really happens in generational time.” from On Being Studios with Krista Tippett
By Bikash Koley | Tuesday, June 19, 2018 – 20:09
Estimated reading time: 12 minutes. by: Tristan Harris
“It’s easier to fool people than to convince them that they’ve been fooled.” — Unknown.
“What we’re learning about the brain can help us navigate romance, love, sex, and relationships. Anthropologist Helen Fisher is a senior research fellow at the Kinsey Institute, a member of the Center for Human Evolutionary Studies in the Department of Anthropology at Rutgers University, and Chief Scientific Advisor to dating match.com. In the research she does for match.com and her TED Talks that have been viewed by millions of people, she wields science as an entertaining, if sobering, lens on what feels like the most meaningful encounters of our lives.” from On Being Studios with Krista Tippet
‘…It’s important to note that your confidence as a parent is also based on the fact that you yourself have been winning in the morning before you have interfaced with your child’ by, Benjamin P. Hardy
Age old reminder: ‘You can’t take care of others unless you take care of yourself first!’