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Purpose Has Become Incredibly Important

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Purpose has become incredibly important to them. What we learned is that young people want to do good as well as do well. They really do want to come to work thinking that they’re going to do something that matters. So our purpose is “EY,...
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No Definitive Evidence

Although it offers no definitive evidence that senior Obama administration officials ordered the reports to be doctored, it describes analysts as feeling as though they were under pressure from Centcom leaders to present a more optimistic view of the threat posed by the Islamic State,...
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We Solved The Hard Problems

We Solved The Hard Problems
“We had solved a lot of the hard problems, “ says Jeff Hammerbacher, one of the first data scientists at Facebook, who left in 2008 to start Cloudera, which makes data analytics software.  “I kind of knew what it would look like in five years,...
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Is Discrimination Undermining Your Project?

Is Discrimination Undermining Your Project
[Ellen] Pao has also raised an incident in which one of the firm’s senior partners, former Hewlett-Packard Chairman Ray Lane, asked her and another female colleague to take notes at a partners meeting. “I just froze, I wasn’t sure what to do,” Pao testified on...
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Overcome The Culture

Overcome The Culture
At Jet, there will be no annual performance reviews, because [Marc] Lore thinks feedback should be immediate and civil.  … And Lore isn’t making any of his employees sign noncompetes; he says that … without such stipulations “there’s more loyalty and trust that is built.”...
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Mix It Up

Mix It Up
That’s exactly the mix you want to foster in a team. On one hand, you have your innovators. These are your dropouts and visionaries.
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