“It shifts us from putting our energy into supporting and helping versus trying to manufacture our own brand message,” he says. “We knew we couldn’t just brief an agency to go and make an ad. The way you make needs to be a manifestation of the behavior you’re trying to bring to the world. We knew we had to work directly with the All Stars. We also knew we had access to an amazing network of talent like Issa Rae and Tyler, the Creator, who could help and steer those creators in ways that would empower them.” … [Read more...] about Kamala Harris made a splash in Converse. Can the company keep the magic going?
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Astronauts spend most of their six-month stints these days keeping the space station running and performing science experiments. A few have even spent close to a year up there on a single flight, serving as medical guinea pigs. Shepherd and his crew, by contrast, barely had time for a handful of experiments. … [Read more...] about 20 years of ISS: International Space Station set to mark two decades of people living in orbit
The incident came two days after a man shouting "Allahu Akbar!" (God is Greatest) beheaded a woman and killed two other people in a church in Nice. Two weeks ago, a schoolteacher in a Paris suburb was beheaded by an 18-year-old attacker who was apparently incensed by the teacher showing a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammad during a class. … [Read more...] about Greek priest shot in Lyon; assailant flees: police source
President Xi Jinping said on Saturday that China can no longer rely on its previous economic development model of depending on global exports and must build self-controlled, safe and reliable domestic production and supply system to ensure industrial and national security. … [Read more...] about China can no longer rely on old model of development, time for change: Xi Jinping
Given that many leaders are feeling concerned about the transition to remote work and may not fully trust their employees to deliver, this presents a significant opportunity for employees at any level to gain disproportionate political traction. It begins with identifying your boss’s concerns about the transition to virtual work, and then overdelivering in targeted ways, so that you’re not working 24/7 but are being strategic in allaying their concerns. Here are three ways to build serious political capital in these liminal times: … [Read more...] about How to build enough political capital to excel—even when you’re remote