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What If Google Had a Hedge Fund?

Harvard Business Review

Acutely aware of the competitive edges timely data offers sophisticated investors, the company's ever-entrepreneurial cofounder once proposed that Google launch a hedge fund. Google may not have a hedge fund, but it's unlikely that high IQ hedge funds aren't using Google's data to better manage their own situational awareness and risk. What kind of hedge funds might an Amazon set up (remember, Jeff Bezos actually came from a New York hedge fund)?

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7 Skills That Aren’t About to Be Automated

Harvard Business

Today’s young professionals grew up in an age of mind-boggling technological change, seeing the growth of the internet, the invention of the smartphone, and the development of machine-learning systems. As executives who have spent our lives assessing and implementing digital technology in every type of organization, we often get asked by them: “What should I learn today so that I’ll have a job in the future?” An ethical compass.

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Great Leaders Make Decisions | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Walt Disney, one of the greatest creative talents and true innovators of our time realized the value of action when he said: “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.&# It was Andy Grove the former Chairman and CEO of Intel and Time Magazine’s 1997 Man of the Year who said “You have to take action; you can’t hesitate or hedge your bets.

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Monitor, Libya, and the Perils of a Blurred-Line World

Harvard Business Review

The shorthand explanation: Globalization, technological change, and deregulation have disrupted long-established industries and professions. In times of change, businesses have to adapt and innovate. But businesses and professions that have been around for years tend to develop codes or ethics or at least norms of acceptable behavior. hedge funds? Disruptive innovation Ethics Public relations

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“Trust Me, I’m a Leader”: Why Building a Culture of Trust Will Boost Employee Performance – and Maybe Even Save Your Company

Strategy Driven

And when they don’t feel safe, they don’t take risks – and where there is no risk taken, there is less innovation, less ‘going the extra mile,’ and therefore, very little unexpected upside. And that response is hidden inside ‘business’ behaviors – sandbagging quotas, hedging on stretch goals, and avoiding accountability or commitment. In my book, I describe an incident that took place at a famous, fast-growing technology company.

“Trust Me, I’m a Leader”: Why Building a Culture of Trust Will Boost Employee Performance – and Maybe Even Save Your Company

Strategy Driven

And when they don’t feel safe, they don’t take risks – and where there is no risk taken, there is less innovation, less ‘going the extra mile,’ and therefore, very little unexpected upside. And that response is hidden inside ‘business’ behaviors – sandbagging quotas, hedging on stretch goals, and avoiding accountability or commitment. In my book, I describe an incident that took place at a famous, fast-growing technology company.