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Leadership lessons from the 29th Prime Minister of Australia and the former Mayor of Sydney
The Honorable Malcolm Turnbull, the 29th Prime Minister of Australia, and Lucy Turnbull AO, the former Lord Mayor of Sydney Australia, joined Ray Wang and Vala Afshar to discuss international relations, impact of new technologies, new business models, data privacy, and advice to business leaders on how to succeed in a post-COVID-19 pandemic next normal.
How to broker a referral in the COVID connection economy
In an increasingly tight job market, connection is king. And referral is the currency of choice. Are you hoping to hit the connection jackpot by playing the uncertain game of chance networking while your career is on the line? There is a better way to establish meaningful connections and referrals and it starts with establishing trust and relevance.
Words of wisdom for leaders battling the COVID-19 pandemic
Angela Blanchard is a globally recognized expert practitioner in community development, disaster recovery, and long-term integration for immigrants and refugees, as well as an award-winning crisis management leader. Blanchard shares words of wisdom from disasters for leaders who are battling the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hiring managers say AI will change how we work within five years
As new technologies emerge in what some have dubbed the Fourth Industrial Revolution, innovative companies have already begun to adapt, prompting reevaluations of workforce development strategies. Artificial intelligence, in particular, brings new possibilities -- like increased productivity and innovation. It also has sweeping implications for employee skill sets.
The Excellence Dividend: The business world needs Tom Peters more than ever
Tom Peters is one of the most influential business management experts in the world. In a digital economy, where customer experience is as important as a company's products or services, Peters' new book provides us the tools we need to compete and grow, while delighting our employees, customers, partners and communities.
Closing the skills gap requires business and academia collaboration
Research highlights how skills needs have changed due to new technologies and the evolving nature of work. The research also uncovers what barriers exist to ensuring that new graduates and existing workers are prepared for today and tomorrow's workplace.