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9 Things Richard Branson Says You Should Do to Be Successful and Happy

Branson's approach to making the most of business and life can work for you too.<p>If you're looking for a model for a fully successful life, it's hard to do much better than Sir Richard Branson. Despite having dyslexia and dropping out of school at 16, he managed to build the Virgin Group into an …

Success

Accenture and Fjord to move into Karmarama’s Farringdon offices

Accenture Interactive and the design consultancy it bought four years ago, Fjord, will move into creative agency Karmarama’s Farringdon office block …

Accenture

IBM and Bringing the Home-Based Worker Back to the Mother Ship

The value of the 'watercooler effect.'<p><i>Quartz</i>, the cutting-edge NY digital news outlet, caught my eye last week (March 21, 2017) with this headline: "IBM, Remote Work Pioneer, Is Calling Thousands of Employees back to the office."<p>This is a big change in direction for Big Blue. As recently as 2009, …

Remote Working

Amazon’s retail ambitions include furniture and appliances, plus groceries in India

Amazon’s brick-and-mortar retail plans currently focus on its ongoing roll-out of physical book stores, as well as its very limited experiments with cashier-less convenience, but it could expand those ambitions significantly with a number of plans currently in the works. The New York Times reports …

Amazon

IBM, remote-work pioneer, is calling thousands of employees back to the office

Less than a year into her tenure as IBM’s chief marketing officer, Michelle Peluso prepared to make an announcement that she knew would excite some of her 5,500 new employees, but also, inevitably, inspire resignation notices from others. She had already briefed managers and the leaders of small …

The Workplace

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Susan Wojcicki

BMW taps Unreal Engine for a mixed reality vehicle development process

BMW is combining the best of real and virtual worlds to make the process of creating new car designs as quick and painless as possible. The carmaker has tapped Unreal Engine’s rendering capabilities to generate virtual surfaces and objects overtop 3D-printed prototype vehicle pieces, letting …

Virtual Reality

This Is the No. 1 Soft Skill You Need to Develop

It can't be replaced by automation.<p>It's been heartening to see heightened interest in soft skills in response to rising automation and the shrinking half-life of hard or technical skills. I'm among those who believe soft skills and continuous learning will be what lift some careers while others …

Leadership

A 5-Step Process to Get More Out of Your Organization’s Data

“My best employees are leaving,” Daniel told me, “and I can’t seem to figure out why.”<p>Daniel (not his real name) was a VP human resource manager at a Fortune 500 company. I asked him whether he had collected any data that could provide him with insights into systematic patterns. “I made sure we get …

Analytics

5 Ways to Ensure More Effective Communication within Your Team

How to prioritize two-way communication with your team<p>The value of communication between a company's team members can't be overstated.<p>Among other benefits, effective workplace communication builds rapport and trust between colleagues, maintains transparency in the workplace, enables better employee …

Leadership

BMW self-drives to Level 5 autonomy by 2021?

German automaker BMW is confident it can field a car capable of Level 5 autonomy capabilities by 2021, the launch date for its first fully autonomous vehicle.<p>Elmar Frickenstein, the senior vice president of autonomous driving at BMW, said as much during an automotive panel in Berlin. He also said …

Driverless Cars

YAE Prize 2017: Prof. Rianne Letschert – Young Academy of Europe

Prof. Letschert has had an outstanding academic career, working in the field of international law, with a focus on minority rights and human rights, …

HP opens lab for testing new 3D-printing materials

HP has unveiled its new 3D Open Materials and Applications Lab, where it will test and develop raw materials for its Jet Fusion 3D printers.<p>In a bid …

3D Printing

GoPro Cuts More Jobs in Search of Profit

Crowdfunded electric car to be manufactured in fully automated factory designed by Siemens

Last year, Sweden-based electric car startup ‘Uniti’ raised over $1 million through crowdfunding to bring to market their electric vehicle concept.<p>They have now announced a partnership with manufacturing and electronics giant Siemens to build a “fully automated car production facility” where they …

Electric Vehicles

Want to Grow? Join a Professional Organization

Some doubt there is any benefit to joining professional communities but that is shortsighted.<p>Have you thought about joining a local in-person of group professionals? What has been holding you back? Some entrepreneurs are introverts by nature and are hesitant to engage in more socializing than …

Networking

Intel buys Mobileye in $15.3B deal, moves its automotive unit to Israel

First they partnered, and now comes the acquisition: The computing giant Intel has confirmed that it is acquiring Mobileye, a leader in computer vision for autonomous driving technology, for $15.3 billion — the biggest-ever acquisition of an Israeli tech company.<p>Specifically, “Under the terms of …

Innovation

The Job Interview Will Soon Be Dead. Here's What the Top Companies Are Replacing It With

This strategy may quite possibly make the job interview extinct.<p>Most companies rely on the traditional in-person job interview to make hiring decisions. But I'm here to tell you, it doesn't work. In fact, it's a terrible tool.<p>Here's why: <i>81 percent of people lie during the interview</i>. No joke, 81 …

Employment

BUSINESS PROCESSES & INFORMATION DIRECTOR FOR HR – Denmark, Billund

Are you always the one to say, “I’m sure there’s a better way of doing that”? As a process director specialist, you secure innovative process …

Governance

Apple Late To Samsung's OLED Party: Should You Care? I Asked Around

Apple is late to the OLED display party. And the rumored OLED “iPhone 8″ will be about six months behind Samsung’s redesigned Galaxy S8. Will it matter in the end? I asked around.<p>So far, Samsung’s longstanding use (since 2010) of flat and curved OLED (organic light-emitting diode) displays on its …

iPhone

The 1 Thing That's Really Wrong With Millennials, According to a Former Spy Chief

Have the generations really got very different principles?<p>While other names have felt vaguely vacuous -- Gen X, for example -- the word <i>millennial</i> has become an epithet for self-centered, self-obsessed, selfie-regarding, entitled whiners.<p>Which does seem a tad unfair. Especially if you've met one or …

Generations

May 18th

On Thursday May 18th the first ambitionOne members meet in Eindhoven, the Netherlands will be held. With an intimate group of members we will share …

Networking

Irma and Carla Khanjian

<b>ambitionOne.org</b> is proud to share this success story about two game changing entrepreneurs, Irma and Carla Khanjian, who used their skills and …

Skin Care

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STARBUCKS / Amsterdam – continuous improvement manager

Develops and deploys a consistent set of operating philosophies and operating standards in the manufacturing team, ultimately leading to …

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The important link between HR management and Customer Experience

The link between HR and Customer Experience

<b>ambitionOne.org</b> is proud to present Steven van Belleghem the king of keynote presentations. We asked Steven if he could share his view on the link …

Customer Experience

If You Want To Know How Technology Will Affect Your Work, Look at These 3 Long-Term Trends

We now need to hire, manage and train for new skills, such as empathy and social sensitivity<p>Work used to be pretty simple. You got up in the morning, did your job and came home at the end of the day. Most people spent their whole career doing pretty much the same thing for the same employer. They …

Innovation