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Jennifer Aaker and Naomi Bagdonas

There’s a mistaken belief in today’s working world that leaders need to be serious all the time to be taken seriously. The research tells a different story. Based on the course they teach at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, behavioral scientist Jennifer Aaker and corporate strategist Naomi Bagdonas delve into the surprising power of humor:…

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Leaders world

World Leaders Mourn Death Of Human Rights Activist Desmond Tutu

World leaders and human rights activists on Sunday mourned the death of Desmond Tutu, the South African priest and human rights activist who won a Nobel Peace Prize for his work fighting apartheid, racial injustice and homophobia.Tutu died peacefully at the age of 90 in Cape Town, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced. Ramaphosa said…

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Federal Leaders

Federal Leaders Begin Doing the Rounds After Domestic Border Reopens

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and opposition leader Anthony Albanese will take advantage of Queensland’s domestic border reopening and begin doing the rounds to visit key seats in preparation for the expected-election next year. The Australian Labor Party’s (ALP) Anthony Albanese began his unofficial campaign in Caboolture, north of Brisbane, on Dec. 13. According to The…

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Leaders Report

Report: 95% of tech leaders say that AI will drive future innovation

December 4, 2021 10:20 AM Image Credit: peterhowell / Getty Images Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more According to a newly released survey from nonprofit technical organization IEEE, about one in five respondents say…

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German Leaders

German leaders huddle to finalise emergency COVID plan

Chancellor Merkel and her designated successor Scholz must tackle record Covid infections in Germany. Chancellor Angela Merkel and her designated successor Olaf Scholz will meet German regional leaders on Thursday to finalise new measures to tackle surging COVID cases, with compulsory jabs among the options on the table. Infections have smashed records in Germany in…

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Leaders Republican

More Republican leaders try to ban books on race, LGBTQ issues

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster sent a letter to the state’s department of education this week about Gender Queer: A Memoir, a book he wants investigated. Jeffrey Collins/AP hide caption toggle caption Jeffrey Collins/AP South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster sent a letter to the state’s department of education this week about Gender Queer: A Memoir,…

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Leaders world

World leaders reach climate agreement at U.N. summit following two weeks of negotiations

GLASGOW, Scotland — Following two weeks of high-profile negotiations for urgent climate action, world leaders have come to an agreement at COP26. The deal pushes countries to strengthen near-term climate targets and move away from fossil fuels faster, however, it does not offer the transformative breakthrough scientists say must happen to avoid the most dire…

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Leaders Pro-Life

Pro-Life Leaders Criticize SNL for Making Light of Abortion in Pro-Choice Segment

Saturday Night Live drew backlash after its recent broadcast promoted abortions through a comedy sketch with a clown who had an abortion.According to Faithwire, the skit featured “Goober the Clown,” played by actress and comedian Cecily Brown, who has been a cast member on the late-night show since 2012.The segment was a part of the…

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Leaders world

World leaders promise to end deforestation. Is that even possible?

In the opening days of global climate change conference COP26, more than a hundred countries signed a declaration saying that they would reform land use, clean up agriculture, trade, and “reverse forest loss and degradation by 2030.” The countries, including the United States, Brazil, Indonesia, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, contain 90 percent…

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Leaders technology

NEC: Technology Leaders Partner to Conduct Groundbreaking Drone Tests in Japan

TOKYO, Nov 8, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – Several leading Japanese technology firms, including BIRD INITIATIVE, Inc. (hereinafter “BIRD INITIATIVE”)(1), ANA HOLDINGS INC. (hereinafter “ANAHD”)(2), AIN HOLDINGS INC. (hereinafter “AIN HD”)(3), and NEC Corporation (hereinafter “NEC”),(4) have partnered with the Hokkaido Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry (hereinafter “METI”)(5) to conduct a drone operations pilot…