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Aug 13, 2020
Since 2014, World Emoji Day is celebrated every year on July 17.
Japanese artist, Shigetaka Kurita, created the first pixelated colour emoji in 1999. These little illustrations paved the way for different types of emoji that were later recognised by Unicode - an international computer encoding standard, enabling them to be enjoyed across different platforms.
All relationships need boundaries, especially those in managerial positions. We believe that being close with our employees is ideal, however, it's actually best if we keep a bit of distance and establish firm boundaries with them.
A good manager should want rapport and respect, not a best friend.
Highly successful leaders sometimes struggle to communicate with people that they know well. This error is not prevalent while talking to strangers, and is called the Closeness-Communication Bias, and is due to an illusion of insight while communicating with friends or close colleagues.
There are certain strategies that leaders and managers can apply to improve their communication effectiveness.
Richard Drew invented The Scotch transparent tape while working as a lab tech at the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, which was then manufacturing sandpaper.
96% of talent professionals agreed that employee experience is very important, to the point of becoming mission-critical.
Whether you’re a leader overseeing a 500-person organization or a manager with a team of two, we all need to find ways to create experiences to connect more deeply and humanly with our teams..
She is the world's first successful suffragette. Her work and petitioning of New Zealand's parliament is the reason that the nation became the first country in the world to grant women the right to vote.
After New Zealand embraced universal suffrage in 1893, Sheppard inspired successful suffrage movements in other parts of the world.
A critical task of a leader is communication. It is better to err on the side of communicating more frequently than under-communicating because leaders thought everyone knows what is expected of them. During a crisis, under-communicating can be disastrous.
The content of the communication is equally important.
Large corporations seem to lose their ability to innovate, something that they could do when they were small and nimble.
These big companies buy smaller companies, who are innovative despite struggling and being low on resources and finances.
Innovation, it seems, requires constraints and struggle.
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