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What’s New in Leadership
August edition: news from the awesome leadership world.
Leaders, this is your curated feed of what’s on.
We all are busy, but it would be a shame if you missed leadership news.
Twitter is now X
Goodbye blue bird. Hi, big plans! CEO Linda Yaccarino said: “X will have features “centered in audio, video, messaging, payment/banking” and make it a “global marketplace for ideas, goods, services, and opportunities.”
Hollywood strike - what do they want?
Fair compensation that accounts for inflation, revenue sharing on top of residuals, protection from AI technology, and updates to pension and health contribution caps.
Sounds familiar? Business leaders across fields face similar challenges with inflation, pensions, and AI technology.
For tech leaders
Tech employees like what they do but do not hesitate to change companies.
With the tech laid off, you should not be surprised that the ground does not feel safe under tech staff.
What can tech leaders do to keep employees in? PwC came up with 3 recommendations:
Understand the right organizational structure and culture.
Don’t allow cost reduction to erode the culture.
Prioritize R&D and innovation above all else.
𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝘀𝗶𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝘁𝗲𝗰𝗵𝗻𝗶𝗾𝘂𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗴𝗲𝘁 𝗽𝗲𝗼𝗽𝗹𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝘀𝗮𝘆 “𝗬𝗲𝘀” by Dr. Robert Cialdini
Learn from the author of the famous Influence book.
Can Barbie be the new Iron Man in a Mattel universe?
Barbie is not just a comedy but many reflect on its deeper content and empowerment:
How the climate crisis is transforming HR
‘Green’ jobs emerging. Upskilling and reskilling - it's vital to ensure employees understand the business's environmental goals through clear and consistent communication.
Why diversity strategy may not be working
28% of employees have witnessed discrimination in their company related to gender.
28% of employees have witnessed a decision not to hire or promote a person because of their age.
Companies with mental health support are preferred
Preferences by over 8,000 jobseekers (where, when, and how they want to work between April and June 2023)
5. Freshly printed
Emotional Intelligence Habits by Travis Bradberry
Belonging by Sue Unerman, Kathryn Jacob, Mark Edwards
"No Offence, But..." by Gina Martin
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