This week the brand is unveiling a new marketing strategy that Stollak hopes will help do just that. It’s called “Converse All Stars,” and it aims to turn a worldwide network of young creators into a de facto internal creative shop for the brand. Across 27 cities, the roughly 3,000 individuals—from athletes to artists—will attend workshops, events, and generally have the ear of the brand on their ideas. This community is further distilled with the Captains, an annual class of 13 All Stars who will get a year’s worth of funding for their ideas along with mentorship across Converse’s network of business leaders and cultural ambassadors such as Issa Rae and Virgil Abloh. … [Read more...] about Kamala Harris made a splash in Converse. Can the company keep the magic going?
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Make it consistent and positive To make it stick, it must become a habit, says Nelson. “You could meet the first Thursday of every month, for example,” she says. “What you put in place needs to be a routine so you can maximize your time interacting and minimize the time it takes for scheduling. You’re at higher odds of having something stick if it’s consistent and not a one-off time.” … [Read more...] about How to make friends with coworkers when everyone’s working from home
Intel is in a unique position to help solve these problems because of our global presence and deep-rooted understanding, and first-hand experiences of the positive impact diversity and inclusion can have on a business. Five years ago, we committed $300 million to workplace diversity and reached full market representation of women and underrepresented minorities in our U.S. workforce in 2018, two years ahead of schedule. Additionally, we met our goal to support diverse-owned suppliers around the world through $1 billion in annual spending. (Intel CEO Bob Swan and I will discuss our diversity and social impact efforts at the Fast Company Innovation Festival at noon ET on Tuesday, October 5.) … [Read more...] about Corporate diversity is shrouded in secrecy. It doesn’t have to be
I would say 80% of our studios are back open in some way. A lot of studios that couldn’t open their physical locations started doing outdoor programming, and our customers loved the variety. We want to make sure that as studios reopen, they’re delivering a valuable experience and what people are looking for, so that they can come to the studio two or three times a week. We’re still opening a double-digit number of locations [this year]. Even in July, we opened some. We recently opened one in Denmark. … [Read more...] about The fitness industry will survive the pandemic, but it will look very different
I recently spoke to an executive who has such a boss, and he vented to me about the travails of working for an authoritarian figure. “I receive calls on the weekend berating me for talking to middle management about the company and its goals,” he told me. “My boss says, ‘Those are my people, they report to me, so don’t be talking to them.’ A number of senior people left the company,” he said, “because they were starting to lose their confidence. They couldn’t take the belittling from senior management.” … [Read more...] about 6 types of bad bosses and how to deal with them