How GPT-3 Is Shaping Our AI Future

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OpenAI CEO Sam Altman explores the ethical and research challenges in creating artificial general intelligence. Research & development Disruptive innovation Technology Audio

Stay Indispensable by Cultivating These Key Ingredients

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Jonas Altman is the author SHAPERS: Reinvent the Way You Work and Change the Future. I N 1984 a typical business competency would last 30 years. Today, it’s more akin to five. We’re changing jobs more than ever and pursuing multiple careers and projects simultaneously.

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Leading Thoughts for March 26, 2020

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The American entrepreneur and investor Sam Altman on persistence and luck: “A big secret is that you can bend the world to your will a surprising percentage of the time—most people don’t even try, and just accept that things are the way that they are. I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I.

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LeadershipNow 140: January 2020 Compilation

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How To Invest In Startups by @sama Sam Altman. Here are a selection of tweets from January 2020 that you don't want to miss: Teaching By Heart: A Guide For Great #Leadership This It is a remarkable book and a perfect means to refocus your leadership development this year. The Most Important Thing No One Ever Taught You by @LaRaeQuy. Inside big tech's quest for human-level A.I. via @FortuneMagazine. Why We Fail To Plan For The Future via @DigitalTonto Greg Satell.

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LeadershipNow 140: June 2013 Compilation

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Emotional Intelligence ~ 20 Years On by Louise Altman @intentionalcomm. Emotional Intelligence ~ 20 Years On ~ Part 2 by Louise Altman @intentionalcomm. Here are a selection of tweets from June 2013 that you might have missed: The Gift Of Being Present by @LollyDaskal. Culture and the Chief Executive CEOs are stepping up to role as leaders of their company’s thinking and behavior. 5 Signs You Lack Integrity by @cnieuwhof.

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Deep Factors Shaping the Global Economy

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Instead of focusing on moment–by-moment market predictions, author Daniel Altman, looks at deeper, underlying economic factors that we frequently overlook in the short-term view. And it is the deep factors matter the most says Altman. The primary attribute of the American way of selling, says Altman, is the ability to “ transcend cultural differences by isolating the lowest common denominator.”. As this is the long view, Altman says that means that there is room to maneuver.

First Look: Leadership Books for January 2011

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Outrageous Fortunes : The Twelve Surprising Trends That Will Reshape the Global Economy by Daniel Altman. Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in January. Practically Radical : Not-So-Crazy Ways to Transform Your Company, Shake Up Your Industry, and Challenge Yourself by William C. Taylor. The Great Workplace : How to Build It, How to Keep It, and Why It Matters by Michael Burchell and Jennifer Robin.

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A Dozen Lessons for Entrepreneurs

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Sam Altman: “In general, it’s best if you’re building something that you need. Sam Altman: “Eliminate distractions. T REN GRIFFIN, who writes the well-read 25iq blog , has assembled a collection of insights for entrepreneurs from some of the most successful venture capitalists and coaches of business founders in the world.

Weekly Roundup of Great Posts – Work Life Balance Edition

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Sometimes the sound of the wind in the leaves really is better than anything you have on your iThingy… How Many Hours Do We Need to Work to be “Productive” from Intentional Workplace author Louise Altman – From the archives but well worth the re-post. Happy Friday! This week has been a bonanza of posts about work life balance and the benefits of workplace flexibility (two of my favorite things!).

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Thought-full Thursday: Appreciative Leadership

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Louise Altman : September 9, 2010 at 5:36 pm Hi Mary Jo, You know what is so important about using Appreciative Inquiry – we now know from the latest neuroscience research that every time we acknowledge what works, what is positive, we are activating the pleasure part of our brains. Home Who We Are What We Do Services Contact My Favorite Blogs All Things Workplace Bob Sutton – Work Matters Brain Leaders and Learners Bret L.

Morning Advantage: Obama and Romney Give Outsourcing a Bad Name

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economy, says Daniel Altman in Foreign Policy. If you're a lousy, expensive, or under-utilized accountant, then yes, your job might disappear," Altman writes. In demonizing outsourcing, both Obama and Romney are playing a stupid political game with the U.S.

The Leadership Contagion: What Virus Are You Spreading?

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If you need more evidence to take this advice to heart, here it is – I found some fascinating research cited by Louise Altman in a blog post in 2011 : In the past decade, there has been an important finding in neuroscience that should impact on how every leader leads – emotions are contagious. “Every day, everywhere you go, you spread a virus. You decide if that virus is positive or negative” – Dr. John Izzo.

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The Best Way for Netflix to Keep Growing

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In this context, it seems obvious that Netflix can and should become a platform, using one of the models described in my 2017 HBR article with Liz Altman. jakob owens/unsplash. Netflix has a lot to gain by becoming a multisided platform. Currently, Netflix is in the business of buying or making content, which it sells consumers access to at prices and on terms it fully controls (a monthly subscription).

If You Think Downsizing Might Save Your Company, Think Again

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These included the size of the firm, changes in market capitalization, prior performance, profitability, trajectory toward bankruptcy (using the Altman Z score ), a large number of employees per sales relative to their industry peers, and other indicators of financial health. During the Great Recession of 2008, companies around the world downsized their workforces. American firms alone laid off more than 8 million workers from the end of 2008 to the middle of 2010.

Morning Advantage: Obama and Romney Give Outsourcing a Bad Name

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economy, says Daniel Altman in Foreign Policy. If you're a lousy, expensive, or under-utilized accountant, then yes, your job might disappear," Altman writes. In demonizing outsourcing, both Obama and Romney are playing a stupid political game with the U.S.

Successful leadership ~ The Story of a Man | You're Not the Boss of Me

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7 Responses to Successful leadership ~ The Story of a Man Pingback: Tweets that mention Successful leadership ~ The Story of a Man « You’re Not the Boss of Me -- Topsy.com Louise Altman June 7, 2010 at 10:10 pm Gwyn, We’re mutual Twitter followers but this is my 1st visit to your blog which I am enjoying already. You’re Not the Boss of Me Skip to content Home About Me About This Blog ← Getting Culture Right Communication… Two Good Things About Yesterday.

Leaders and the Learning Organization | You're Not the Boss of Me

You're Not the Boss of Me

Reply louise altman November 23, 2010 at 12:43 am Hi Gwyn, What a great post! You’re Not the Boss of Me Skip to content Home About Me About This Blog ← A Reflection on the Hardness of Change Five Things That Help Create Real Teams → November 22, 2010 · 12:48 am ↓ Jump to Comments Leaders and the Learning Organization It is a testament to our naïveté about culture that we think that we can change it by simply declaring new values.

The Importance of Being Care-full

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It’s always lovely to see you here Reply Pingback: Tweets that mention The Importance of Being Care-full | You’re Not the Boss of Me -- Topsy.com Louise Altman February 7, 2011 at 5:06 pm Wonderful post Gwyn!

How to Make Sure People Won’t Hate Your New Open Office Plan

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In concert with our coauthors, Sara Vaerlander, Bobbie Thomason, and Heather Altman, we talked with workers and collected survey data from over 300 employees in five different countries – France, Israel, India, the U.S., frank lloyd wright/ullstein bild/Getty Images.

Is OpenAI Solving the Wrong Problem?

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Late last week, OpenAI was announced — a non-profit artificial intelligence research company, backed by a set of tech-industry stars that include Elon Musk, Reid Hoffman, Jessica Livingston, Sam Altman, and Peter Thiel. (As As well as some funding from Amazon Web Services.) Collectively, they’ve committed over $1 billion dollars to the venture. Why their interest?

The Comfort Zone… It Isn't Always Dangerous | You're Not the Boss.

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8 Responses to The Comfort Zone… It Isn’t Always Dangerous Louise Altman June 21, 2010 at 5:59 pm Hi Gwyn, This post really pushes the “nothing comes easily, there is no free lunch, who said life was supposed to be easy, work is hard work (and so many more) buttons that reflect our basic Western collective beliefs about life and especially work. You’re Not the Boss of Me Skip to content Home About Me About This Blog ← Communication… Two Good Things About Yesterday.

Research: Why Best Practices Don’t Translate Across Cultures

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Sara Vaerlander, Bobbi Thomason, Brandi Pearce, Heather Altman, and I observed what happened after the innovation practices were shared with the company’s Indian and Chinese counterparts. It made sense. A large high-technology company had established an innovation center in one of their U.S. offices where employees were entrepreneurial, engaged, excited to come to work, and as a result were quickly developing new ideas for customer-facing products.

Are CEOs Really India’s Leading Export?

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Altman. Satya Nadella’s appointment as Microsoft’s CEO was greeted with headlines such as “ Why Microsoft and Everyone Else Loves Indian CEOs ,” echoing Time’s 2011 lead heralding “ India’s Leading Export: CEOs.” But have Indians really risen to the top of many of the world’s largest corporations?

The Fortune Global 500 Isn’t All That Global

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The 2014 DHL Global Connectedness Index that one of us (Ghemawat) prepares with Steven Altman, and that was released on November 3, indicates that global connectedness started to deepen again in 2013 after its recovery stalled in 2012. In other words, there’s now a higher volume of information, capital, people, and trade flows between countries.

The World Is Still Not Flat

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Here’s the headline chart, with the subindexes for “depth” (the volume of flows) and breadth (how widely distributed the flows are among different countries): The index is compiled by Pankaj Ghemawat , a professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business and the IESE Business School in Barcelona, and Steven Altman , a lecturer at IESE. Globalization marches on. But the pace isn’t all that fast, and the overall level of global connectedness still hasn’t gotten back to its all-time peak of 2007.

The Fortune Global 500 Isn’t All That Global

Harvard Business Review

The 2014 DHL Global Connectedness Index that one of us (Ghemawat) prepares with Steven Altman, and that was released on November 3, indicates that global connectedness started to deepen again in 2013 after its recovery stalled in 2012. In other words, there’s now a higher volume of information, capital, people, and trade flows between countries.

The World Is Still Not Flat

Harvard Business Review

Here’s the headline chart, with the subindexes for “depth” (the volume of flows) and breadth (how widely distributed the flows are among different countries): The index is compiled by Pankaj Ghemawat , a professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business and the IESE Business School in Barcelona, and Steven Altman , a lecturer at IESE. Globalization marches on. But the pace isn’t all that fast, and the overall level of global connectedness still hasn’t gotten back to its all-time peak of 2007.

Research: Companies See a Stock Bump After Executives Visit the White House

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Altman, the Executive Chairman of EverCore Partners, stopped by 21 times. Steven Moore for HBR. What happens after a CEO visits the White House? For the most part, we just don’t know: U.S. presidents, Trump included, have kept their visitor logs private. President Obama, however, broke with long-standing tradition and made his public.