The big reveal was that neither of the voices who initiated the calls belonged to a human. They were bots, dispatched through Google Assistant and activated through a back-end system. But they sounded human: They said “Um” and “Ohh, I gotcha” and ended query statements with the raised pitch of a question mark. And, for…

  After Nike Inc. ousted a handful of male executives for behavior issues over the past few months, some media reports tied the departures to the #MeToo movement and its revelations of sexual harassment and assault. Interviews with more than a dozen former Nike employees, including senior executives, however, paint a picture of a workplace…

The companies who are crushing it today are faster than fast. They have escaped the friction of Machine View – top-down thinking, sluggish systems of work, joyless work environments, demotivating bosses. The digital-knowledge society is here. Yet fewer than 10% of companies consider their transformation efforts “very effective.”

The stock hit an all-time high Monday, and the company moved closer to a milestone — the first $1 trillion market value. Apple stock surged on Friday, when Buffett revealed on the eve of the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder meeting that Berkshire had acquired 75 million more shares. Investors had feared that Apple’s best days…

In today’s world of work—across many industries—the rules of the game are changing as fast as they are being created. What is the wisest path forward in the new “era of uncertainty?” And what role will leadership play in an increasingly complex future? While this rising tide affects all companies, one industry that knows a…

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Apple closes at a record after Buffett purchase revelation on Thursday. Buffett revealed the massive purchase to CNBC on Thursday, two days ahead of Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders meeting. “It is an unbelievable company,” Buffett said. “If you look at Apple, I think it earns almost twice as much as the second most profitable company in the United…

The best way to learn Super Agile is to be Super Agile. Super Agilists are both disruptive and immutable at the same time. This paradox is the safest way through the 21st Century. To paraphrase Charles Darwin, its not the smartest or strongest that thrive in times of great change – it is the most adaptable. Super…

Over the past decade, the pace of change has accelerated through technology, and we’ve developed a much deeper understanding of what drives human behaviors and business success. But these new realities have not been fully translated into how leaders run their companies. Today’s Rapid Pace of Change Demands Modernized Leadership  

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