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
In the middle of a pandemic, we have seen some companies that have long espoused their diversity efforts start to pull back or cut their efforts completely. Recently, Google has taken some heat for cutting its “Sojourn,” a comprehensive racial justice training program created for employees to learn about implicit bias and how to navigate conversations about race and inequality. While the dialing back of this program was initiated in late 2018, according to seven former and current employees, Sojourn offered its last training to Google workers in 2018, and by 2019 it was cut completely. … [Read more...] about Why diversity efforts might be the next COVID-19 casualty
Glickman got the computer bug early. One day, when he was around six, his mother asked him to change the batteries in a transistor radio. He wondered instead about the electronics inside. His mother was impressed by his curiosity, so she enlisted a family friend who was an engineer at Sperry Univac, an early computer company, to teach her son everything he knew. “By the time I was seven, I was building my own circuits,” Glickman says. “And by the time I was nine, I had built my own computer.” … [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