Posts:January 2018, Culture and Trends
The Year of Purpose: Stepping Up and Out
WITH THE NEW TAX PLAN IN FULL FORCE, WILL THE PRIVATE SECTOR CONTINUE TO PASS THE TEST? In December 2016 I wrote an opinion piece called “Will the Private Sector Pass the Test?” which hypothesized that despite – or perhaps due to – the fact that the newly elected U.S. leadership planned to reduce regulation […]
WEF: The Automation Transformation
If you’ve read this blog before, you will have heard me talk about the impact of A.I. Unsurprisingly, A.I. remains one of the biggest topics of conversation at the World Economic Forum this year. But what has struck me is a recurring theme of transformation. A.I. is no longer something for the tech industry to consider – […]
WEF: Creating a Culture of Care
With the World Economic Forum’s 2018 Annual Meeting now in full swing, I noticed a common thread emerge through a number of meetings and sessions: a focus on building inclusive work environments that foster a caring culture. I had the pleasure of serving on a panel on that very topic at the Equality Lounge with a group […]
Why WEF Matters: In Your Own Words
The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, begins tomorrow. Davos is an intense week, with seemingly more events and discussions taking place this year than ever before, on the most important business, political, environmental, and societal issues impacting the world today.
Development: Doing it Right
In a recent lecture we were asked to define “development.” Many definitions and buzzwords were thrown around – learning, training, application, focus. But the lecturer turned around and said just two words that sum it all up: Development is change and growth.
Managing the Impact of Facebook’s Newsfeed Changes
Facebook announced important changes to its newsfeed algorithm last week. The changes prioritize consumer engagement on the platform and have important implications for brand marketing and public relations. Our digital strategists from around the world have decoded the changes. Here’s where we’ve landed…