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What Problem?

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella met with Lenovo last year and quizzed the company over how it was responding to Skylake problems. “Lenovo was confused,” claims Thurrott. “No one was having any issues.” It appears Microsoft’s own problems were the result of the company’s unique approach...
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Take the Time to Explain and to Understand

Take time to explain why you believe something — not just what you believe and why your opponent is wrong. So how did Bastian switch over from home birth advocate to home birth critic? It started with conversations with researchers in Sydney, who were compassionate...
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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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I Always Explained Why I Needed To Do It

I Always Explained Why I Needed To Do It
In my case, in 1999 I arrived in Japan and had to face the turnaround of Nissan.  The fact that I wasn’t Japanese and was a newcomer to the industry helped me.  People knew I wasn’t involved in the industry’s past.  I dismantled keiretsu [interlinked...
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Some Scary Things Are Worth Sharing

When [Ford’s Scott] Monty was planning what became the Summer of Taurus campaign … he wrote a rough outline of what he wanted and posted it to Yammer.  Within a week, a person from an IT group that normally didn’t work with marketing was able...
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