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Mills Scofield

It is that time of year when I am called to my duty as Pemaquid Harbor Tide Watcher. Innovation Leadership Maine Safe Harbor I take on this auspicious duty reverently and devotedly until mid-August.

Your True Intent Matters When Preserving Your DMCA Safe Harbor Protection

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Mills Scofield

Three quotes in the book stick in my mind: “The only safe harbor is our convictions…because it ensures we are honest to our core values.”

How to Master Your Master Mind

Steve Farber

Stress Confidentiality and Create a Safe Harbor: There must be an understanding that confidential information that is shared with the group is not to be shared with outsiders.

Mark Twain's Wit and Wisdom for Personal Strength

Building Personal Strength

Sail away from the safe harbor. Novelists have a way with words, of course, but perhaps the most quotable novelist of all time was Mark Twain (1835-1910). His given name was Samuel Longhorne Clemens, and he grew up in Hannibal, Missouri.

You Can’t Achieve Your Goals Without the Right Support

Harvard Business Review

The Safe Harbor: Who are the people with whom you can just let your guard down, knowing you can share your ideas, thoughts, and observations without judgment or retribution? He was a safe harbor by nature and, given his integrity and candor, someone who could be a great mirror.

How the Apple/FBI Fight Risks the Whole U.S. Tech Industry

Harvard Business Review

The damage has also extended through to Europe, specifically through the Safe Harbor provisions that govern the transfer of data between the U.S. There’s a very real cost to the actions of the U.S. Government in the San Bernardino case.

The Business Implications of the EU-U.S. “Privacy Shield”

Harvard Business Review

An earlier agreement, known as the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles, which went back 15 years and was relied on by some 4,000 companies, was declared illegal last year based on concerns, highlighted by the Edward Snowden disclosures, that compliance with surveillance requests from U.S.

Turkey Badly Needs a Long-Term Plan for Syrian Refugees

Harvard Business Review

Syrians no longer feel as welcome as they did when the Turkish border first opened to give them safe harbor. Turkish people love to boast about their hospitality. In our culture, people consider it the height of ill manners not to offer tea to guests. When civil war broke out in Syria and refugees started crossing the border, Turkish officials proclaimed that the country was welcoming Muslim brothers fleeing the brutal Bashar al-Assad regime.

Leadership Inspirations – Be Bold and Not Disappointed

Strategy Driven

Sail away from the safe harbor. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”


CEO Blog

Sail away from the safe harbor. Of course, Twain spelled sales wrong and the lawyers keep advising not to leave the safe harbor. I have not given worry much thought but I did read an interesting post on 9 Habits of Being a Worry Free Leader by Denise Marek. I think worry loosely fits into 2 categories - productive worry - where the worry spurs action and creativity and helps solve the issue.

Clinton’s Proposals on Stock Buybacks Don’t Go Far Enough

Harvard Business Review

That said, the safe harbor provision of Rule 10b-18 that currently enables a company to repurchase on any one day up to 25% of its stock’s average daily trading volume over the previous four weeks should be eliminated. HBR STAFF.

The More Things Change, the More Our Objections to Change Stay the Same

Harvard Business Review

That''s why the third principle of change is for leaders to encourage a sense of dissatisfaction with the status quo , to persuade their colleagues that business as usual is the ultimate risk, not a safe harbor from the storms of disruption.

Brexit Could Deepen Europe’s Digital Recession

Harvard Business Review

The DSM will facilitate data-sharing “safe harbor” agreements, bank licensing agreements, and uniform rules affecting digital traffic ranging from e-commerce to digital streaming across the EU.

The EU Privacy Ruling Won’t Hurt Innovation

Harvard Business Review

Officials are even reviewing the Safe Harbor agreement, which enables the transfer of personal data from the EU to companies in the U.S., Consumers have a “right to be forgotten” – at least in the EU. Last month, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) classified Google as a data controller and ruled that they must comply with individuals’ requests to remove certain links to personal data. Google has asserted that this will adversely affect innovation, but those claims are premature.

Keep Delivering

Utpal Writes

A life spent in safe harbor of the known seems less risky, but in fact, avoiding change and living a passive life is the most dangerous home for a human. Often, Delivering is burdened with threats and perils. Every time you stand up, send a text message, write a piece of software code, publish a blog post or write a tweet, you’re exposing yourself to disparagement. Not just disparagement, but the possible negative consequences that come with your actions.

Five Tips for Coping with Uncertainty — and Finding Opportunity

Harvard Business Review

Europeans wait for a resolution to financial woes from the south affecting the north, and in a safe, sane Nordic country, Norway, fear rises from a seemingly insane terrorist shooting that cost nearly a hundred lives. Safe harbors have uncertainty, too. Clouds of uncertainty hover over the Western world. The consequences are stalling action. Companies are sitting on piles of cash, several CEOs have told me, as they wait for a resolution to the U.S.

The Commoditization of Scale

Harvard Business Review

In other words, the advantages of size gave some companies a bit of safe harbor. In the game of innovation, there is next to no time to rest. As soon as you've discovered the next, best thing, everyone in your industry starts trying to replicate it.

?Numbers Show Apple Shareholders Have Already Gotten Plenty

Harvard Business Review

Here’s how the first two work: DOMRs: Apple repurchases stock on the open market on strategically chosen dates under SEC Rule 10b-18, presumably in amounts up to its daily “safe harbor” limit, currently $1.5 Carl Icahn is at it again. On Oct.


The Great Firewall of America

Harvard Business Review

If they don't, they lose their safe harbor provisions. The Senate's PROTECT IP Bill, designed to stop piracy, now has a matching bill in the House: E-PARASITE. It would have been tough to top PROTECT IP, but they've managed to do it. It contains provisions that will chill innovation. It contains provisions that will tinker with the fundamental fabric of the internet. It gives private corporations the power to censor. And best of all, it bypasses due legal process to do much of it.

Is Copyright Enforcement Censorship?

Harvard Business Review

To stop all the downloading , Wayne's record label must issue takedowns to newalbumreleases and/or RapidShare, which are protected from liability by the DMCA (as long as they are following the safe harbor provisions), and only I and the million downloaders are liable. As a result, websites now protected under the DMCA's (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) safe harbor provision will have an inherent motivation to remove infringing links and content.

Leadership: The Difference Between Quilts and Puzzles

Linked 2 Leadership

We provide a safe and fun place to learn , grow and develop other leaders. Sail away from the safe harbor.