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World Economic Forum

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Outsider: Hardening up the Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled

If there’s a spiritual heir to the go-anywhere machines of the 1960s, it’s the Scrambler Ducati Desert Sled. Unlike most modern-day scramblers, the Duc is happy in the rough stuff. Even if it’s unlikely to be thrashed as much as the 1963 Bonneville that Bud Ekins built for Steve McQueen.<p>When our …

Motorcycles

Did you know that there is a fancy term for the guy in your office who is too stupid to know how stupid he is, and because he is that stupid, he ...

By Jack J. Kelly January 8, 2018 Career Advice, compliancex<p>We all know someone like this; the guy in the office who thinks he’s all that, but is a …

These 7 Leadership Styles Allow Great Executives To Tackle Any Situation | Inc.com

When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail. The same is true for leadership. If you're great at driving your team by calling the shots, then you'll seek out situations--and even <i>create</i> ones--where making tough calls quickly is critical. However, like any highly developed skill, overusing one …

Leadership

Elon Musk basically confirms AI is coming to eradicate the human race

Elon Musk likes to make predictions. You may have seen a few, like these:<p>We’re living in a computer simulation<br>• Tesla will surpass Apple’s market cap by 2025<br>• Humans can make Mars inhabitable by blasting it with nukes<p>In a recent talk with Musk-led startup Neuralink, the master of predictions made …

Strange Atomic Ripples in Graphene Could Unlock Clean, Limitless Energy

Holy crap.<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn't exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat loophole in physics that sees an impossible 2D sheet of …

Research Says This Required Job Skill Will Trump Emotional Intelligence by the Year 2020 | Inc.com

Last year the World Economic Forum (WEF) published its <i>Future of Jobs Report</i>, forecasting thetop 10 job skills required for workers to thrive by 2020, according to global chief human resources officers.<p>Compared side by side to the skills identified as needed in 2015, the shifts we will experience in …

Creativity

The Economist: 2018: The Five Key Economic Trends

It’s that time of year when directors should be looking ahead to the likely economic challenges and opportunities in 2018. Will the signs of optimism …

Economy

How to create an agile organization

Transforming companies to achieve organizational agility is in its early days but already yielding positive returns. While the paths can vary, survey …

Management

Director Sentiment Index: Second Half 2017

Now in its seventh year, the Director Sentiment Index (DSI) is a key indicator of the issues that are important to our members and the wider director …

Income Tax

The Amazon Effect: Australia's retail revolution is here

It is 20 years since Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos told shareholders the American ecommerce company would play by different retail rules. …

eCommerce

Seven long-term megatrends reshaping our region

1. More from less<p>From protein to pineapples, the aspirations of a burgeoning population are prompting a rapid rise in the consumption of food, water, …

United Nations

NFP risk management: could do better

There is a widely-held view that the NFP sector is more risk-averse than the for-profit sector. The perception is that NFPs lag in terms of …

Project Management

Five business trends of the robot revolution

1. Automation will replace some jobs<p>Imagine 100 people from your industry standing before you. If you’re in retail, 57 of them will likely see their …

Bank of England

15 Phrases That Will Help You Better Understand a Hard Conversation | Inc.com

I've had the opportunity to dig into a new book that I believe will solve many communications problems for anyone who reads it: "The Conflict Resolution Phrase Book." It has more than 2,000 phrases to address virtually any type of workplace conflict, but of course we can apply these theories to our …

Self-awareness

Google reveals its secret recipe for leadership success

Over 2 million people want to to work for Google. Now the technology giant is sharing its very own management tools and insight with the public, free …

Sneak Preview: Seawind 1600 #1 Factory Launch | Seawind Catamarans Blog

After a very busy month of detailing, testing and fine tuning, the <b>Seawind 1600</b> production team today celebrated the successful factory launch of …

Your Boss: A Psychopath?

<b>If you ever thought a colleague or boss may have psychopathic tendencies but dismissed it as absurd, a study published in New Scientist magazine may</b> …

7 Things That Make Great Bosses Unforgettable

A worthy read on being a great boss from Forbes...<p>Once again, Google has topped Fortune magazine’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. This …

'Hawkish' RBA spooks borrowers and sends Aussie dollar soaring

The Reserve Bank has scared heavily-mortgaged households and pushed the Australian dollar to its highest level in two years by appearing to signal …

Why Warmth Is the Underappreciated Skill Leaders Need

When it comes to success in leadership, there has never been just one playbook. Some leaders are extroverts, natural mentors, and charismatic …

Leadership

Avoiding the trap of low-knowledge, high-confidence theories

We’ve all laughed at detailed renderings of constellations overlaying a paltry set of stars that are in fact quasi-random. Like Fornax, which is just …

Framing

If You Want To Be An Empathic Listener, Stop Using This Word

Listening with empathy is a critical skill for anyone who wants to succeed at work. Salespeople with great listening skills sell more. Physicians with great listening skills face fewer malpractice lawsuits and have better patient outcomes. Leaders with great listening skills have more inspired and …

Employment

Doesn’t Anyone Read Anything Properly Anymore?

0<p>I know people (including me) can occasionally forget things or misread information, but I have to admit, I’m getting tired of people either reading …

Black and Blue – Yamaha XS650 Street Tracker

Flat Tracker builds have become increasingly popular lately but like cafe racers they’ve moved into the territory of being over saturated. This …

Is Elon Musk Right And Will AI Replace Most Human Jobs?

Last week Elon Musk garnered headlines when he suggested that as AI systems and automation as a whole develops they will eventually take over most human jobs and countries may have to introduce universal basic income programs to provide for their citizens. What do current technological trends …

Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too. Inside his efforts to influence the rapidly advancing field and its proponents, and to save humanity from machine-learning …

Artificial Intelligence

Judgment Day: Google is Making A 'Kill-Switch' for AI

Taking Safety Measures<p>DeepMind, Google’s artificial intelligence company, catapulted itself into fame when its AlphaGo AI beat the world champion of …

Tesla’s High Stock Price Has Less To Do With Electric Cars Than You Think.

Tesla’s stock price jumped this past week. Astronomically. It’s now the 8th highest valued car brand in the world. The company has had a 60% share …

12 Daily Habits Of Exceptional Leaders

One of the most popular <i>Dilbert</i> comic strips in the cartoon’s history begins with Dilbert’s boss relaying senior leadership’s explanation for the company’s low profits. In response to his boss, Dilbert asks incredulously, “So they’re saying that profits went up because of great leadership and down …