A second group wasn’t asked about accuracy but was asked to rate whether or not they would share the stories online. Whether stories were true or false seemed to have little effect on how likely they were to be shared. But participants who scored higher on a test of science knowledge and on a cognitive reflection test, which measures whether people seek out counterintuitive answers to problems, were more likely to correctly rate accuracy of articles and more likely to discern between true and false ones in deciding what to share. … [Read more...] about MIT researchers found a way to deter people from sharing COVID-19 conspiracies
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Remote work creates the opportunity to build strong thought diversity across levels, functions, and teams. Candidates bring diverse perspectives from being in different locations, as well as coming from diverse backgrounds. These perspectives are important across not only working teams or management but in key roles that impact company practices such as human resources, finance, and tech. Building these types of teams and integrating diversity across key roles are factors in the positive impact on company performance. … [Read more...] about Can remote work really improve workplace diversity?
Leverage your passion Thirdly, a very natural way to expand your business and to convince the people you’re selling to—whether those people are prospective customers or investors—is to let your passion shine through. Hutson’s business idea stems from his personal experience, and he has learned that sharing that story is key to helping the company grow. He came up with the idea for Pigeonly’s platform when he was incarcerated. Hutson witnessed how difficult it was for people in prison to connect with their loved ones, and he realized the people who could afford to stay in touch with friends and family were less likely to become incarcerated again. Over the years, Hutson has learned that embracing and sharing that backstory has helped Pigeonly win the support of investors. … [Read more...] about The most important startup rule: Play the long game
Dahiya was granted 15,87,500 stock options in various tranches since June 1, 2010 being the date of his appointment as President (Human Resources). Of the above, 11,76,500 stock options have been vested, 6,10,000 stock options have been exercised and the balance stock options remain unexercised as on March 31. A further 4,11,000 stock options remain unvested as on March 31. … [Read more...] about Here’s how much Axis Bank CEO Amitabh Chaudhry and other top executives earned in FY20
Biden’s previous target for 100% clean energy has a deadline of 2050—also the current goal for many states—meaning these recommendations shave 15 years off of that target, Ocasio-Cortez noted on Twitter. Also on the Climate Task Force was Varshini Prakash, executive director of the Sunrise Movement, a youth-led activist group that advocates for climate change action. That group, which had endorsed Sanders for president, previously gave an F rating to Biden’s climate plan. Young voters are increasingly concerned about climate change, and they’re a crucial faction that Biden still needs to win over. … [Read more...] about Biden-Sanders task force proposals could actually move the needle on climate action