In stagnation, people learn little from past failures of any number, such as a grant applicant who considers only the most recent proposal. Those in this regime hit an early, terminal saturation point, failing to engage in intelligent improvement. In many cases, they throw out prior attempts altogether, though some components may be on target. The stagnation region is similar to water’s physical phase of ice—although the temperature may rise from -400 degrees C to -100 degrees C (symbolizing learning from more failures), ice remains solid. … [Read more...] about Science reveals the tipping point between success and failure
For my part, I’d love to buy my daughter a Molly doll in a few years and watch her experience her story the way I did. The magical thing about the American Girl books is that they didn’t just allow you to immerse yourself in the past; they made you realize that you too were a part of history. In some ways, this was the point of the whole American Girl endeavor. “I was trying to tell the reader: You’re making choices that will have an effect on history,” Tripp tells me. “You’re far more influential than these fictional characters. You need to take yourself seriously and see yourself as a responsible actor because you have a role to play in the world.” … [Read more...] about American Girl sales are plummeting. Can the iconic ’90s brand be saved?
Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director N Ganapathy Subramaniam said: "In a seasonally weak quarter characterized by furloughs across multiple industry verticals, we focused on execution while continuing to invest for future growth. Having onboarded over 30,000 trainees in the first half of the year, we worked on driving up utilization in Q3 and had good outcomes. Our client metrics were also very good, with additions across most revenue buckets." … [Read more...] about TCS Q3: CC revenue growth slows further, but margin improves; key takeaways