This vision of our girls’ future is further complicated by the unavoidable realities facing young women who want both a career and a family when they grow up. Studies show that more women aspire to not just find a fulfilling job but to ambitiously pursue leadership roles in their chosen industry. In PwC’s 2018 survey of 3,637 professional women from 61 countries around the world and across industries, 75% said that getting to the top of their career and reaching a leadership position is important, and 82% felt confident in their ability to fulfill their career objectives. Even so, 42% felt “nervous” about how having children would impact their career, while 48% of new mothers felt “overlooked” for promotions and special projects; those numbers jumped to 53% and 63%, respectively, for women who self-identify as minorities. … [Read more...] about For the next generation of young women, your influence starts with your voice
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Rachel Ferdinando, senior VP and chief marketing officer at Frito-Lay North America, says the new product line is a direct result of how fans of the Cheetos brand have been creating with their products. “We’ve seen incredible culinary creativity from our Cheetos fans—or Cheetos cult, as we call them—throughout the years,” says Ferdinando. “They’ve taken our products and made some incredible mashup recipe dishes, and mac and cheese is one we’ve seen be very popular. We even created marketing campaigns around this organic behavior. We had the Spotted Cheetah restaurant, followed that up with the Flamin’ Hot Spot, so this has been in the DNA of the brand.” … [Read more...] about Why Cheetos is taking its Flamin’ Hot brand into mac and cheese
You have to be overt about who you are and have to be accessible to people let them know how you handle yourself in good times and bad times. You are a leader, and while you may not be able to get to spend time with as many people, it is still your job to inspire everyone. Real leadership is more about helping people reach their potential than is having them like you. Be the kind of leader that helps other people achieve their dreams (and go even beyond their dreams). … [Read more...] about A CEO asks: Can I still form bonds with employees as the company grows?
Consider this: there are around 115,000+ startups currently operational in just five countries. The US has the highest number of startups operating within its borders in the world. India holds the second position in this regard, and is followed by China, the UK, and Canada. More than 50 percent of such startups are techbased, and focus on emerging and constantly evolving technologies such as those mentioned above. This proliferation of tech-based startups indicates just how vibrant and dynamic a space the … [Read more...] about Tech startups can play a critical role in retail and CPG industry
10 . As regards the outlook for growth, the MPC noted that the recovery of the rural economy is expected to be robust, buoyed by the progress in kharif sowing. Manufacturing firms expect domestic demand to recover gradually from Q2 and to sustain through Q1:2021-22. On the other hand, consumer confidence turned more pessimistic in July relative to the preceding round of the Reserve Bank’s survey. External demand is expected to remain anaemic under the weight of the global recession and contraction in global trade. Taking into consideration the above factors, real GDP growth in the first half of the year is estimated to remain in the contraction zone. For the year 2020-21 as a whole, real GDP growth is also estimated to be negative. An early containment of the COVID-19 pandemic may impart an upside to the outlook. A more protracted … [Read more...] about Read the full statement of RBI governor Shaktikanta Das on monetary policy