Building a creative pipeline A decade ago, as part of Nike’s 2010 World Cup marketing campaign, the Swoosh launched a program called “The Chance,” in which it used social media to find hidden soccer talents around the world. Finalists were invited to a Nike Academy training program with all the pro scouting that you’d expect. Eight of those kids eventually became professional footballers. Two of them—Australian Tom Rogic and South Korean Seon-Min Moon—even played for their respective countries in the 2018 World Cup. … [Read more...] about Kamala Harris made a splash in Converse. Can the company keep the magic going?
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The Mir station, home to Krikalev and Gidzenko in the late 1980s and 1990s, operated for 15 years before being guided to a fiery reentry over the Pacific in 2001. Russia's earlier stations and America's 1970s Skylab had much shorter life spans, as did China's much more recent orbital outposts. … [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
We shouldn't and couldn't simply repeat the previous model, but should strive to shape new industrial chain to enhance technological innovation and import substitution, which is the focus of deepening supply-side structural reforms and the key to achieving high-quality development, Xi was quoted as saying in an article published in Qiushi's, CPC's official journal. … [Read more...] about China can no longer rely on old model of development, time for change: Xi Jinping
Overindex on relationship-building Leaders often fear that their team will be less creative, cohesive, or effective when remote, because relationships will atrophy. To combat this concern, make a point of connecting frequently not just with your manager, but also with colleagues, and let your manager know, in subtle ways, that you’ve done so. This isn’t about “performativity,” but instead letting them know that you’re staying in touch with your team members and are aware of projects they’re working on beyond the immediate zone in which you’re collaborating. … [Read more...] about How to build enough political capital to excel—even when you’re remote