Despite all his successes, LeBron James has been down before. Back in 2016, the Cleveland Cavaliers were down three games to one to the Golden State Warriors in the best-of-seven NBA Finals. But with a 93-89 win in Oakland, the Cavs not only won the city’s first sports title in 52 years, they also became the first team to ever win it all after being down 3-1 in the Finals. … [Read more...] about Hear LeBron James and Nike’s pep talk to motivate you for a sports-like comeback
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2003 Parker okays work on Nike Free, which simulates barefoot running.LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, and Serena Williams. … [Read more...] about A 31-Year Look at Mark Parker’s Nike Career
Leaders should factor D&I into layoff decisions When conducting layoffs, be mindful of diversity and disparate impact among your populations. The first thing you should acknowledge? Due to historical and systemic issues, certain demographics are being hit harder by the pandemic than others—primarily the elderly, black and brown, and those with underlying conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and immune disease, which hit those populations hard. To be clear, those aren’t relics of just racial discrimination, but also have ramifications for those in lower-income communities, including rural areas. … [Read more...] about Why diversity efforts might be the next COVID-19 casualty
These were “esoteric and important problems for the military,” he says, and the work paid well. But it was an assignment to reverse engineer a new random number generator—to predict the next number from an apparently random sequence—that was a turning point in how he conceived of AI. His team was only halfway successful at the project, but it got Glickman thinking about the relationship between what mathematicians call Brownian motion—the random motion of particles suspended in a fluid—and the fluctuation of the stock market. … [Read more...] about Can an artificial intelligence learn to beat the stock market?
Now, due to the availability heuristic, it seems much more plausible that a reserve of savings will come in handy. Before the coronavirus, we may have fallen prey to optimism bias, by assuming other people would experience a negative financial shock—not us. Now, we deeply understand a financial shock is not only possible, but it could happen to us. … [Read more...] about Why we make better money decisions during a crisis