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HBO Executive and Professional Coach Publishes New Book on Enlightened Leadership

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It is easy to live life on auto-pilot, not paying attention to the present moment or what’s ahead. That was the case for Carla Moore on September 18, 2007, when she crashed into a concrete median driving 55 mph. Moore emerged from the wreck on a mission to start living the life she had always imagined, transforming herself over the following year from 300 pounds to triathlete, from passenger in her own life to driver. This transformation also positively affected her professional life and led Moore—who worked her way at HBO from entry-level sale... Read More »

Bentley Motors named Top Employer with focus on the future commended

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The award - presented by the Top Employers Institute - highlighted Bentley’s emphasis on continuous improvement, employee conditions and dedication to the company’s 4,000-strong workforce. Commenting on the achievement, Dr. Astrid Fontaine, Member of the Board for People, Digitalisation & IT, said: “Maintaining Bentley’s status as one of Britain’s Top Employers reflects the company’s dedication to the personal and professional development of all of its colleagues. Everyone here at Bentley is incredibly passionate about what they do and w... Read More »

Sony Announces New Management Structure

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Sony Corporation ("Sony") today announced that Kenichiro Yoshida, currently Director, Representative Corporate Executive Officer, Executive Deputy President and Chief Financial Officer, has been appointed as Director, Representative Corporate Executive Officer, President and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 1, 2018. Kazuo Hirai, currently Director, Representative Corporate Executive Officer, President and Chief Executive Officer, will become Director, Chairman, also effective April 1, 2018. The above management transition was proposed ... Read More »

Tesco Bank appoints Gerry Mallon as Chief Executive

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Gerry will join from Ulster Bank, where he is currently Chief Executive. Prior to Ulster Bank, he was Chief Executive Officer of Danske Bank UK from 2008 to 2016. Gerry has also held senior positions at Bank of Ireland, McKinsey and Co, the Industrial Development Board for Northern Ireland, and the Northern Ireland Civil Service. Dave Lewis, Chief Executive of Tesco Group PLC, said: “I am delighted that Gerry is joining Tesco to lead Tesco Bank and sit on the Group Executive. He joins Tesco Bank at a time of increasing digital change i... Read More »

Welcoming new teammates from HTC to our hardware organization

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That’s why I’m delighted that we’ve officially closed our deal with HTC, and are welcoming an incredibly talented team to work on even better and more innovative products in the years to come. These new colleagues bring decades of experience achieving a series of “firsts” particularly in the smartphone industry—including bringing to market the first 3G smartphone in 2005, the first touch-centric phone in 2007, and the first all-metal unibody phone in 2013. This is also the same team we’ve been working closely with on the development of the Pixe... Read More »

An easy formula: 5 reasons your business should try Google Sheets

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On average, employees spend up to eight hours each week—an entire work day—searching for and consolidating information. What if businesses spent their time applying data insights instead of tracking them down? We designed cloud-based tools, like Google Sheets, to make it easier to quickly organize and analyze information in one place. Here are five reasons why you should try using Sheets. 1. Your data always stays up to date Working in the cloud means your data can easily stay up to date because information is automatically saved as it... Read More »

Forbes Announces First-Ever “Under 30 Summit Europe” in Amsterdam

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Forbes announced today that it will be hosting the first-ever Forbes Under 30 Summit Europe in Amsterdam, on 5-7th September 2018. Building from the success of the Under 30 Summit EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa), which has taken place in Israel for the past two years, the European edition of the franchise will bring together around 300 of the region’s most influential young changemakers, as culled from the Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe lists. The Under 30 Summit Europe represents a new regional chapter for the iconic franchise, foll... Read More »

Good ideas from employees: AUDI AG saves approximately €108.6 million in 2017

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Audi places importance on quick and lean processes in its ideas management: Experts from the relevant departments examine the employees’ suggestions at headquarters and decided directly on implementation. An online tool informs the employees about how the process is progressing and ensures maximum transparency. An internal ideas agency accompanies and advises the employees. The Audi employees receive financial rewards from the company for suggestions that are implemented, the amount of which depends on the savings achieved. “We always encour... Read More »

Apple says it will pay $38bn in foreign cash taxes and create 20,000 US jobs

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Apple said on Wednesday it would make a one-time payment of $38bn to repatriate some of its vast overseas cash holdings. The company, which has faced international criticism for its tax evasion policies, also said it would spend $30bn in the US over the next five years, creating 20,000 new jobs. Lawmakers in the US, European Union and the UK have criticized Apple over its tax policies. The company holds $246bn in low-tax countries. During the election campaign, Donald Trump attacked Apple’s policy of building its phones, tablets and other gadge... Read More »

Eurozone jobless rate hits lowest level in almost nine years as recovery strengthens

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Unemployment in the Eurozone hit its lowest rate for almost nine years last November, the latest sign of the revival of the single currency area’s economy. Eurostat, the EU's official statistics agency said that the jobless rate fell to 8.7 per cent, hitting analyst predictions and down from 8.8 per cent in October. The figures are the lowest since January 2009, when the eurozone was reeling from a deep recession following the global financial crisis. The agency said the number of unemployed fell by 107,000 during the month, taking the total do... Read More »

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