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Vala Afshar 31m
Superpowers that all of us can develop: 1 forgive first 2 write down what we learn 3 give a sincere compliment 4 stay teachable 5 be calm and optimistic 6 share your happiness 7 strength to eat last 8 immunity to entitlement 9 sense of gratitude 10 to live a recommendable life
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Dear , and teams, Thank you for educating and inspiring me at . You are leading some of the largest digital enterprise transformations in the world. The talent, vision and your ability to execute is quite impressive.
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It is a privilage to meet with so many CIOs and IT visionaries at the Symposium ITXPO. I am also fortunate to collaborate with our business partners at the . Digital business transformation is a team sport — we can all learn from each other.
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The entire Internet, 1969
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Where the super rich (> $30 million net worth) populations are growing fastest: 1 Bangladesh 🇧🇩 2 China 🇨🇳 3 Vietnam 🇻🇳 4 Kenya 🇰🇪 5 India 🇮🇳 6 Hong Kong 🇭🇰 7 Ireland 🇮🇪 8 Israel 🇮🇱 9 Pakistan 🇵🇰 10 United States 🇺🇸
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India’s economy is set to grow faster than China in 2018
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World's largest economies by 2030: 1 China 🇨🇳 2 United States 🇺🇸 3 India 🇮🇳 4 Japan 🇯🇵 5 Indonesia 🇮🇩 6 Russia 🇷🇺 7 Germany 🇩🇪 8 Brazil 🇧🇷 9 Mexico 🇲🇽 10 UK 🇬🇧
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Enemies of creativity: 1 self-doubt 2 excessive process rigor 3 resource abundance 4 big egos 5 group thinking 6 motivation to imitate 7 impatience 8 seeking shortcuts 9 aim to please everyone 10 no safe space to experiment 11 a culture of blame 12 micro management
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It's hard to teach: 1 sense of urgency 2 critical thinking 3 creativity 4 customer empathy 5 team commitment 6 humility 7 unselfish giving 8 judgement 9 grace and dignity 10 positivity 11 optimism 12 bias towards results 13 active listening Strong leaders teach the hard stuff.
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Machines are increasingly moving in on jobs done by people, projecting that more than half of all workplace tasks will be carried out by machines by 2025. The also predicts the loss of 75 million jobs worldwide by 2022, but also says 133 million new jobs will be created.
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By 2025, more than half of all workplace tasks will be performed by machines
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AI is now eating software
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Changing data ownership laws, state by state, seems like a distant prospect. But that may not be necessary to start changing the relationship between the companies making use of medical records and the people documented in those records. —
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They did not exist in 2003: Facebook Twitter iPhone📱 iPad Kindle 4G Android YouTube AWS Apple App Store Uber Airbnb Blockchain Bitcoin Square Flipkart Stripe Spotify Dropbox Instagram Snapchat WhatsApp Pinterest Kickstarter Messenger Box Lyft Quora Hulu Nest Fitbit
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The most powerful person in the world is the storyteller. —Steve Jobs
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New York Public Library () loans out suits, ties, and handbags for people going to job interviews 👔 👜
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The future of retail shopping, 10 years from now: 1. Personalized offerings 2. Significant automation, less job 3. No more checkout lines 4. Home delivery 5. Specialized stores 6. e-commerce at 40-50% (10% today) 7. 3D printing 8. Mixed reality (AR/VR)
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U.S. technology companies founded by 1st and 2nd generation immigrants: 🇺🇸 Apple Amazon Google IBM Facebook Uber Airbnb Yahoo Oracle Intel EMC eBay SpaceX VMWare AT&T Tesla NVIDIA Qualcomm Paypal ADP Reddit SlackHQ WeWork Stripe Cognizant Intuit 3M NetApp
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Year Founded: 1865 Nokia 1876 Ericsson 1911 IBM 1928 Motorola 1938 Samsung 1939 HP 1946 Sony 1963 Comcast 1968 Intel 1975 Microsoft 1976 Apple 1984 Dell 1984 Cisco 1994 Amazon 1997 Netflix 1998 Google 1999 Salesforce 2000 Baidu 2004 Facebook 2006 Twitter 2009 Uber
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Just a robot doing parkour
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