"We believe Jane is the right person to build on Mike’s record and take Citi to the next level. She has deep experience across our lines of business and regions and we are highly confident in her. Jane’s ability to think strategically and also operate a business are a unique combination that will serve our company well," John Dugan, the Chair of Citi's board, said in a statement. … [Read more...] about Here’s all you need to know about Citi’s new CEO Jane Fraser
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Under an executive order from Trump, ByteDance must essentially strike a deal to sell off TikTok’s US operations by September 20; it will have a few weeks after that to close a sale. Yet after weeks of negotiations with potential buyers such as Microsoft, Walmart and Oracle, the discussions were thrown into disarray when the Chinese government signalled that it would weigh in on TikTok’s future. … [Read more...] about The woman taking over TikTok at the toughest time
Wyman’s work for the government in the ’70s included wayfinding systems for the National Zoo and the National Mall. However, he had his work cut out for him when it came to disproving a stereotype that icon-based wayfinding was “a system that was for illiterates,” he says. While the National Zoo embraced this system of pictorial maps, the National Mall’s new wayfinding was more complicated since it involved many more stakeholders, some of whom were skeptical. Icons are the lingua franca of design today, but in the ’70s, they were still an emerging device. “People didn’t take it so naturally back then, and you had to break your neck a little and you had to go around things like the ‘illiterates’ stereotype,” he says. … [Read more...] about Nixon, NASA, And How The Federal Government Got Design
“It’s not utopian,” he goes on. “It’s just, honestly, let’s be real. There is nothing new here. This is not revolutionary. It shouldn’t even be disruptive. That’s how low the bar is. All we’re trying to do is be decent human beings in a business that makes content. And we believe that through that process, every deal we do, every friend we make in the business—they might then go and treat someone else differently too. Maybe they’ll be inspired by the way we do things.” … [Read more...] about Wayfarer Studios, the company behind Disney Plus’s ‘Clouds,’ makes social justice the star
There’s a phrase going around Silicon Valley: while all of us are in the same storm, we are each in different boats. Individual employees should be given the flexibility to take the time and actions necessary to ensure their health and well-being and that of their family. Since not everyone is equal in the burdens they may be experiencing outside of work, some team members may not be able to do as much, and others may have to pick it up. This is what great teams do, and you should expect it of yours too. … [Read more...] about What would Bill Campbell do?