mlynk

13 Flips | 2 Magazines | 13 Likes | 131 Following | 6 Followers | @mlyn | Keep up with mlynk on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “mlynk”

A Trump meltdown for the ages

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was like watching a human Twitter feed.<p>A combative and unrestrained President Donald Trump opened his authentic political soul, in possibly the most memorable news conference in presidential history, that is certain to become a defining moment of his administration.<p>It was supposed to be …

Donald Trump

Why Did the World’s Richest Woman Give a Gay Artist Nearly a Billion Dollars?

It’s the greatest scandal in 21st century Paris. By one police estimate, $1 billion was given by the L’Oréal heiress to François-Marie Banier, but it …

The 10 crucial business books that explain why modern capitalism works the way it does now

And then, in the 1990s, the burgeoning tech industry made physical products even less relevant — and even more lucrative for investors and speculators.<p>These 10 classic business books tell the story of how capitalism changed from a system that made things into a trading desk for bonds, credit …

James Damore has sued Google. His infamous memo on women in tech is still nonsense.

Don’t be taken in by the document’s faux-reasonable tone.<p><i>James Damore, the man fired by Google last year after he wrote a memo arguing that there may be biological reasons why women are underrepresented at Google and other tech companies,</i> <i>has sued</i> <i>his former employer. The suit alleges that Google</i> …

Feminism

Aaron Rodgers showed off his ridiculous deep-ball accuracy in one trick throw

Aaron Rodgers is arguably the best deep-ball thrower in the NFL. He simply can make throws that no other quarterback would even think about.<p>We’ve seen that time and time again in his NFL career. But in case we needed anymore proof of Rodgers’ unreal skill set, check out this throw from a past …

NFL

Employees Who Trust Their Managers Are More Likely to Trust Their CEOs

In the 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer survey, only 37% of global respondents rated CEOs to be sufficiently credible, continuing the pattern of low trust in recent years. These results are worrisome because within the organization, trust in organizational leaders is linked to employees’ intention to …

Mesure de la communication : Un vœu pieux ou un objectif réaliste et atteignable ?

Avec la financiarisation galopante et la frénésie des indicateurs de mesure de la performance dans les entreprises, la fonction communication n’a pas …

Marketing

Blowing smoke: Tobacco giant uses Al Sharpton, other black leaders to combat menthol restrictions

R.J. Reynolds is seizing on the hot button issue of police harassment to stop a potential menthol ban<p>Tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds, the top seller of the menthol cigarettes favored by most black smokers, is seizing on the hot button issue of police harassment of blacks to counter efforts by public …

Spotify Streaming Pioneer Daniel Ek

1<p><b>DANIEL EK, 33</b><p>Chairman/CEO, Spotify<p>For the first time since Napster decimated music sales, the recorded-music industry is showing signs of growth, …

Tweeting through the apocalypse: Trump’s drive-by foreign policy

“We must as a nation be more unpredictable,”<p>Donald Trumpsaid during the presidential campaign. “We have to be unpredictable!”<p>Mission accomplished. Last week, without warning, Trump announced what sounded like a U-turn in U.S. nuclear weapons policy.<p>"The United States must greatly strengthen and …

Donald Trump

The Empire Is Us: The Politics of ‘Rogue One’

Warning: Spoilers ahead.<p>What happens when we become the empire?<p>In an early scene of <i>Rogue One</i>, the new Star Wars spinoff, we follow the protagonists Jyn Erso and Cassian Andor to the desert moon of Jedha. Walking through the streets, looking for a contact, Cassian perceptively comments, “This town …

Star Wars

Here’s how ethical business can be good business, too

From sponsoring the local Little League to developing environmentally-responsible technologies, US companies have long invested in philanthropy and corporate social responsibility. Today, they spend an estimated $2 billion in cause marketing and another $14 billion in corporate philanthropy (IEG, …

CSR

Radiohead cover Joy Division/New Order