Month: April 2021

High IQ Might Obscure Your Competitive Advantage It’s been 26 years since the publication of Daniel Goleman’s groundbreaking Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ. Since its original publication in 1995, EQ has been recognized by many as an important aspect of successful leaders. We’ve come to understand as well that high-performing sales
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The first Fairline Squadron 50 in Asia looks at home in Repulse Bay Soon after Simpson Marine’s representation of Fairline Yachts was increased to cover 10 countries and territories within Greater China and Southeast Asia, the regional dealer staged the Asian debut of the Squadron 50 at last year’s Thailand Yacht Show, just four months
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​Surviving a pandemic seemed easy for me being comfortable in a crisis situation, but has been devastating for countless others. No matter how well you have adapted, you may have found yourself clawing your way out from under that stubborn Covid-19 canopy that may have been cramping your lifestyle while birthing a new meaning to the word “Zoom”. You may have even dealt
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Image Credit: Stephane Feugere/WWD The fashion world has yet again lost one of its brightest stars to Covid-19, Alber Elbaz was aged 59 before the coronavirus took him away from his family and friends. Instantly recognisable from his oversized round glasses and bow ties, the celebrated designer has also earned fans with his affable and
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When Senator Mitch McConnell lambasts companies for “behaving like a woke parallel government,” he may well be appealing to a small but potent group of his own stakeholders: hard line Trumpist Republican primary voters. He is apparently calculating that the intensity of that group, and the impact it can have on elections is of greater
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Image Credit: Courtesy of Polestar In September of 2020, Swedish electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Polestar called on other automakers to be more transparent about their supply chain and production processes. According to Polestar’s CEO, Thomas Ingenlath, the industry hasn’t been the most forthcoming with its consumers regarding the environmental impacts of their products. “That’s not
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The biggest space that leadership programs are failing is middle management. Far from the laughed-about middle manager of last decade, those that can lead from the middle – the B-Suite – are fast becoming invaluable.  They turn strategy into reality and act as an essential translator between the C-Suite and a largely millennial workforce. Imagine
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The collective corporate consciousness is building around global citizenship. According to data from Enviro-Lab and New Climate, the number of companies attempting to achieve net-zero carbon emissions doubled in 2020. Various science-based climate and nature initiatives, commitments, standards, disclosures and frameworks have made it easier for private sector companies to realize the important role they play
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Augmented and virtual reality are the future of meaningful, immersive customer experiences. By tapping into technology trends, you can better tell your brand’s story and resonate with audiences. The key is taking a holistic approach to engage every channel, sense, and possibility. Over the past few years, there have been tremendous advancements in augmented and virtual
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This article could focus on how to make a partner’s parents like you, however, the recipe is simple and it applies on many occasions when you get to meet with elder people who are related to people who are important to you. Below you will find some top tips on how to make them like
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Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) work isn’t new to the world of business, but 2020 revealed, unquestionably, how far we still have to go. Diversity practitioners and HR departments have been working within corporate America for decades, so why has meaningful change been so slow?   Unfortunately, many diversity trainings are passive — listening to
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The Ferretti Yachts 720 in front of the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge The first Ferretti Yachts 720 to be sold in Australia has officially made its debut in the waters of Sydney Harbour. Part of the new series of Ferretti Yachts models with an exterior by Filippo Salvetti, the 720 had its world
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David sounded tired. An energetic, fit man in his thirties, he seemed to have aged a decade in this past year. He is the head of a large company that provides products that are essential to millions of people around the globe. When Covid-19 started, he enacted rigid safety protocols and, after a short hiatus,
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