“The way a bad guy would get the social security number of that child is to call the house and maybe pose as the Social Security Administration or IRS or FBI or local law enforcement,” he says. “The low-hanging fruit isn’t the yard sign with the kid’s last name. It’s the bad guy heading to the dark web and buying 10,000 names, addresses, and social security numbers for $1 each with a stolen card.” … [Read more...] about As graduations go virtual, are yard signs exposing kids to scammers?
Every organization should be held accountable for what they’re going to do to help fight this fight. That’s what I’m looking for. Whether it’s being mad at a lack of response or overexcited because of a donation and an Instagram post, neither are rational if you’re looking for an actual solution. … [Read more...] about Advertising’s most prominent Black executive says empty gestures aren’t going to cut it
It took me a while to stop constantly questioning the value I could offer others without the backing of a big-name company. But slowly, over time, I began to find my footing, building on the lessons I’d learned by leaving other companies behind. I evolved my job title as I myself evolved. I created a work lifestyle that made the most of who I was. And I managed to start creating my own reputation on the basis of my own work and passions–the things that truly excited me. … [Read more...] about I Made Three Big Career Changes In A Row–Here’s What I Learned Each Time
In monitoring the emotional climate of a group or an interpersonal interaction, the leaders needed to distinguish between their feelings and those of others. Many of us often assume that others will react to a situation the same way we do. If we act only based on how we are feeling, ignoring how others feel, we may make poor decisions that harm our relationships with others and dilute our ability to influence them. As Cynthia noted when discussing how she dealt with the layoffs in her company, “It’s important to be aware of how you’re going through it, but also to look at the faces of the people to see how they’re going through the change.” In her case, she was able to move quickly beyond her sadness about having to lay off valued employees and see a brighter future. However, as she continued to monitor the emotional climate, she realized that some of the remaining employees felt different. They found it more difficult to move forward and feel optimistic … [Read more...] about Why successful leaders pay special attention to their company’s ’emotional climate’
Klein sees this transition into CPG-dom as fundamental to Canopy’s future success. The Canopy brand is key, not necessarily for the consumers who will be interacting with its individual brands such as Houseplant, Tweed, Deep Space, and Tokyo Smoke, but for helping it gain access to major retailers, especially through its connection with Constellation. It will also better allow the company to use its science and research division to help all of its individual brands. … [Read more...] about How Canopy Growth is using Martha Stewart and other celebs to become the Unilever of weed