Now in a new Nike ad, James delivers a pep talk to the world, using that comeback and similar against-all-odds battles of such stars as Tiger Woods, Serena Williams, and the New England Patriots’ 2017 Super Bowl win as an analogy for how the world is dealing with the pandemic. This is a tough time, and it’s very easy to feel beat down. … [Read more...] about Hear LeBron James and Nike’s pep talk to motivate you for a sports-like comeback
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2003 Parker okays work on Nike Free, which simulates barefoot running.LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, and Serena Williams. … [Read more...] about A 31-Year Look at Mark Parker’s Nike Career
Leaders should factor D&I into layoff decisions When conducting layoffs, be mindful of diversity and disparate impact among your populations. The first thing you should acknowledge? Due to historical and systemic issues, certain demographics are being hit harder by the pandemic than others—primarily the elderly, black and brown, and those with underlying conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and immune disease, which hit those populations hard. To be clear, those aren’t relics of just racial discrimination, but also have ramifications for those in lower-income communities, including rural areas. … [Read more...] about Why diversity efforts might be the next COVID-19 casualty
These were “esoteric and important problems for the military,” he says, and the work paid well. But it was an assignment to reverse engineer a new random number generator—to predict the next number from an apparently random sequence—that was a turning point in how he conceived of AI. His team was only halfway successful at the project, but it got Glickman thinking about the relationship between what mathematicians call Brownian motion—the random motion of particles suspended in a fluid—and the fluctuation of the stock market. … [Read more...] about Can an artificial intelligence learn to beat the stock market?
Transfer excess monthly money from checking to savings. If the stimulus check hit your accounts or your decreased spending means you have more money in your checking, make a onetime transfer to your savings account. Earmark this money for future expenses. Putting these funds aside will also take the mental load off you to save in the future. Set up small automatic transfers from checking to savings. Everyone’s time and attention is scarce. Who is going to remember to log in to the bank and make a monthly transfer? Pick a low-enough dollar amount to avoid overdrafts, and put your savings habit on set and forget. Kill the bills. Take this moment to reflect on all of your subscriptions and assess if you really need them. An easy way to do this is by signing up for money-saving apps, such as Trim, which help you catch who is charging you monthly. Call your credit card company and ask for a lower rate. In non-coronavirus times, many credit card companies were willing to give a lower … [Read more...] about Why we make better money decisions during a crisis